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  • Negi to lead Indian challenge

    New Delhi Reigning national champion Parimarjan Negi will spearhead Indiaalt146s challenge in the inaugural AAI Grand Masters Chess Tournament to be held here from June 21 to July 2.

  • Poor umpiring in 1st ODI, India also benefited

    ASHISH SHUKLA Port of Spain/ Trinidad India appeared to have been at the receiving end of poor umpiring decisions in the first ODI against West Indies but at the end they might have left thanking their Cricket Board which had opposed the use of De

  • Sammy blames batsmen for loss in 1st ODI

    Port of Spain/ Trinidad West Indies skipper Darren Sammy blamed the inability of his batsmen to put up enough runs on the board as the reason for his sidealt146s four- wicket defeat against India in the first One- Day

  • Dr Prakash Bakshi assumes charge as NABARD Chairman

    has assumed charge of the office of the Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development ( NABARD). A Doctorate in Economics, Dr Bakshi started his career as a lecturer at Ravishankar University, Raipur, before joining the RBI

  • PNB bags RBI Rajbhasha prizes

    Punjab National Bank CMD K R Kamath receiving RBI Rajbhasha Awards from RBI Governor Dr D Subbarao, flanked by RBI Dy Governors Dr K C Chakraborthy and Dr Subir Gokarn.

  • Chittaranjan Loco Works felicitates staff

    Amar Nath, GM, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works ( CLW) felicitating officers and staff of CLW for their extraordinary contribution on the occasion of CLWalt39s 56th Railway Week observed recently. Veronica Nath, president/ CLW- Womenalt39s Welfare O

  • Syndicate Bank wins RBI prize

    K P Muralidharan, GM ( Personnel & OL), Syndicate Bank, HO Manipal, receiving fourth prize in ” Rajbhasha Magazine competition 2009- 10″ from RBI Governor Dr D Subba Rao in Mumbai, flanked by Dr S K Pandey, chief manager ( OL) & Dr K C Chakrabart

  • Oriental Bank of Commerce wins RBIalt39s Rajbhasha award

    Dr D Subbarao, Governor, RBI, giving away alt39 RBI Rajbhasha Awardalt39 to S C Sinha, ED, Oriental Bank of Commerce, in Mumbai, flanked by Dr K Chakrabarty, Dy Governor, RBI, and JMA David, Field GM, Oriental Bank of Commerce.


    MUMBAI: Most of the base metals declined at the nonferrous metal market here on Tuesday due to reduced stockists demand on the back bearish LME. Copper scrap heavy, brass and lead edged up on better offtake from alloy as well as consumer i

  • Sensex up 76 pts on buying in blue chips amid FII inflows

    Mumbai The BSE Sensex rose 76 points to 18,496 on Tuesday, up for the second consecutive session, as investors bought heavyweights like RIL and Infosys at lower levels amid FII inflows as well as firm global markets.

  • Chronic marijuana smoking changes brain chemistry

    WASHINGTON: A new study involving molecular imaging has shown that chronic marijuana smoking affects brain chemistry, decreasing the number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors. The CB1 receptors are involved in not just pleasure, appetite and pain toler


    DO you know people who continue to live fascinating and wonderful lives? Thoughts come popping into my mind like bubbles from nowhere, ” How did their life become so adorably sweet? How come they can still manage to laugh and play around despite

  • Fertility hope for the childless!

    Anew test could spare couples the financial and emotional strain of repeated unsuccessful attempts at IVF

  • Predict Alzheimeralt146s a decade in advance

    London Scientists are developing a new brain scanning technique which they say could help detect Alzheimeralt39s disease about 10 years in advance.

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