Agustus 29, 2023

Pressure of expectations will be high on Indian team, says Sunil Gavaskar

Mumbai: The legendary Sunil Gavaskar on Tuesday acknowledged that the “pressure of expectations” will be high on India in Asia Cup and the World Cup, hoping that there would be no bad days in the knockouts. India will begin their Asia Cup campaign with a blockbuster clash against Pakistan on Saturday in Pallekele, with the two arch rivals also likely to meet at later stages in the competition. Also Read

NASA Scientists to Participate in the First Mexican Aerospace Forum

PUEBLA – The Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) will host the first Mexican Aerospace Forum. In this event, the UPAEP will receive specialists from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), who will speak on topics such as water on the Moon, the Artemis and Apollo projects, among others. The Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (SICT) through the Mexican Space Agency (AEM), announced the event. The general

Adding 100 mn skilled Indians to the workforce can increase GDP by 20%: Report

New Delhi: Bringing 100 million skilled people to the Indian workforce has the potential to increase the country’s GDP by 20 per cent and propel the economy towards $4 trillion, a report showed on Tuesday. Almost 50 per cent of India’s young informal workforce and those outside it are willing to upskill to bridge India’s employability gap, according to the report by investment firm Omidyar Network India with research partner

Respect Jharkhand’s culture: Soren to Centre on naming mining projects

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has urged the Centre to respect the state’s culture, tradition, and history while naming coal mining projects, an official said on Tuesday. Soren wrote a letter to Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi and requested him to name the various mining projects including private coal projects operated by Coal India Limited (CIL) according to the local place, village, panchayat, block, great personalities or scenic

Compulsory Kannada in madrasas: Karnataka govt’s move hailed

Bengaluru: Kannada groups and activists have welcomed the Congress government’s decision to make the language compulsory in madrassas. Arun Javagal, state organisational secretary of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike and a software professional talking to IANS, welcomed the Congress government’s move. “This will help the children from the minority community to come to the mainstream. Though they can speak the Kannada language, they will learn to write and read which will benefit

Hyderabad: Several B.Ed, D.Ed candidates detained amid protest at Basheerbagh

Hyderabad: Scores of government job aspirants attempted to lay siege to the Commissioner and Director of School Education office demanding the government fill up the teacher’s posts in the state. Following a protest call, hundreds of B.Ed and D.Ed candidates tried to march towards the office near Telecom Bhavan, Saifabad from Basheerbagh. They demanded that Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao notify 13500 jobs for teachers, as he promised in the

Tech Mahindra, Google join hands to launch GenAI powered Email ‘amplifAIer’

New Delhi: Tech Mahindra on Tuesday announced a partnership with Google to launch Generative AI powered Email ‘amplifAIer’ under its suite of artificial intelligence (AI) offerings. The Email amplifAIer will serve as a one-stop solution to manage all email communication of contact centers for enhanced customer service. It will also bring the power of Generative AI to provide unified visualisation and automation technique, enabling a human in loop philosophy to

Indian Army to participate in largest ever joint military exercise in Middle East: MoD

New Delhi: An Indian Army contingent will be a part of multinational tri-services joint military exercise ‘Bright Star- 23’ in the Middle East. This military exercise will take place in Egypt and is scheduled to be conducted from 31 August to 14 September at Mohammed Naguib Military Base. Defence Ministry (MoD) that 34 countries will participate in the exercise and it will be the largest ever joint military exercise in

Three executed for 2016 Iraq bombing that killed over 300 people

Baghdad: Three persons convicted for their involvement in the 2016 vehicle bombing in Baghdad that killed more than 300 people, has been executed, the media reported on Tuesday, August 28. The attack on July 3, 2016, claimed by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, was the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003, reports the BBC. Although there were no details on the identities of those

Piyush Goyal, New Zealand minister hold bilateral meeting

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Textile and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution of India, and Hon Damien O’Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth of New Zealand, held a bilateral meeting today in New Delhi. This meeting is part of a sustained effort by both governments to develop a broad-based relationship, building on the excellent meeting between the Prime Ministers of both countries in Port Moresby in