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Assam school students donate money, labour to build road and toilets

India, Feb. 21 -- Students of an elite school in Assam's Sonitpur district have undertaken an initiative to build a road, which is washed away every year during monsoons, as well as toilets for girls by raising money from their allowance. Last week, 850 students of Assam Valley School (AVS) at Balipara, about 200 km northeast of Guwahati, contributed Rs 3.5 lakh to pave a 90-metre road to Khelmati weekly market near Balipara and build toilets for... Read More


Russian Ambassador to the United Nations dies in New York

New Delhi, Feb. 21 -- Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin today died all of a sudden while working in his office, a day before he would have turned 65.

Vitaly Churkin was taken to a hospital where he died, Russia's deputy UN ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov said. The cause of his death was unknown.

The Russian Permanent Mission in a statement said that Churkin was in his office fulfilling his duties when the tragedy occurred in the after... Read More


Guinness Book of World Record: This guy can snap his fingers five times per second, watch video to believe it

New Delhi, Feb. 21 -- How many times in a minute you can snap your finger? If you are good at it, then you can possibly boast for about 30 snaps a minute, or may be more.

But a University student in Japan, Satoyuki Fujimura, can do it much beyond what you can even think of.

This guy took the challenge to break the Guinness Book of World Record of 278 clicks in a minutes, and managed to beat it by a good margin.

Fujimura, in front of official G... Read More


University Chef: Where students display their amazing kitchen skills

New Delhi, Feb. 21 -- Seventeen young chefs, a jury with years of culinary experience and one common platform to showcase their gastronomical talent - this year's edition of University Chef at Delhi University's Shyam Lal College was all about great food and greater kitchen prowess. Brainchild of principal, Dr Rabi Narayan Kar, University Chef 2017, in its second edition this year, saw students compete in a cutting and chopping round, a cold prep... Read More


NOTHING BEATS 'NO'

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- Recently, actor Gabrielle Union was quoted as saying, "My best antiageing tip is the ability to say no, no, and hell, no. We run ourselves ragged saying yes to every freaking thing, whether it's to our family, spouses, or careers. I sleep eight hours a day and don't let myself stress out. A lot of people call it selfish, but I don't have any wrinkles."

Experts agree with Union unanimously. If one is skilled when it comes to po... Read More


Botho University now offers corporate training courses

MASERU, Feb. 21 -- Botho University, through their department of Corporate Training has introduced innovative short-term training courses aimed at building professional capacity of both the public and private sector employees.

The university's Corporate Training Department has over 200 corporate training and professional development programmes.

Manager of the department at Botho University Billy Batlegang indicated that the courses aim to equip... Read More


Two union ministers open Digidhan Mela in Tripura

Agartala, Feb. 21 -- Union Ministers of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo today jointly inaugurated the Digidhan Mela (promotion event of digital transaction and cashless economy) here.

Addressing the event, Mr Rudy said that demonetisation of Modi government was highly appreciated across the globe and even the rustic dwellers of the country have st... Read More


Moroccan Economic Leadership: Bonanza for Africa, Morocco and the West

Rabat , Feb. 21 -- Rabat - Albeit the nemesis Algerian government and its traditional cronies in the African continent i.e. South Africa, Zimbabwe, Angola, etc., the whole world is applauding king Mohammed VI relentless efforts to set a purely African south-south cooperation scheme with the honest intent of creating wealth and sharing it equally within the African continent.

The World Is Changing Rapidly

Trump's America is more interested in su... Read More


Women in Management, IFC Launch Seventh Professional and Career Women Awards 2017

Sri Lanka, Feb. 21 -- Women in Management (WIM) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, are inviting nominations for the 'Top 50' Professional and Career Women Awards 2017. Now in its seventh edition, these awards recognize women who inspire others with their successes in career, business, and everyday life.

IFC and WIM work together in Sri Lanka to provide skill-building and training opportunities for women who lead, or work in, micro and sm... Read More


Jat stir in Haryana: Sedition case against protester for Modi beheading remark

India, Feb. 21 -- Police have registered a case of sedition against a man for allegedly calling to behead Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest by Jats seeking reservation in education and government jobs in Rohtak. Sombir, a resident of Jassia village in Rohtak district, was booked under sections 124 A (sedition) and 153 A (promoting enmity between groups) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) late Monday night. "Agar aap kaho to hum Modi ka sa... Read More