Rescue workers have located two more bodies buried by a landslide in a construction site in northern Malaysia, bringing the death toll to 11. Fire and rescue official Mohamad Rizuan Ramli said the body of a Bangladeshi was retrieved early Monday but rescuers were still trying to bring out the body of a Malaysian trapped deep under the rubble. A hillside crashed down early Saturday at the site where two 49-story condominiums are being built in northern Penang state, a popular tourist destination. Three of the 14 workers buried by the landslide survived. The condominium project is now under scrutiny after authorities said it didn’t obtain government approval as it was too close to a granite quarry.
October 23, 2017 02:37 UTC
The mess around OSM was just about getting over and now the teachers say they have to deal with more challenges. Ahead of the exams that begin in the first week of November, teachers will now be required to attend training sessions which the university plans to begin from October 25. "Teachers had to lose their vacations in May because there was no clarity on OSM. Now they will have to attend training in the middle of their Diwali vacations, followed by examination duties until December. MORE WORKAhead of exams in the first week of November, teachers will be required to attend training sessions.
Dreaded criminals and members of gangs are using encrypted chats to provide them secure interface and evade being tracked. He used to contact his gang members on BBM. Whatsapp video calls are the safest bet as they give the the caller an advantage of looking at the surroundings of any person. “They use it as a sure shot means to ascertain that a particular gang member has not been nabbed by cops. He further added that “it is only after we get some gang member who has chatted with a criminal and did not delete the chat history that we can retrieve any information.
At the age of five, Khan weighs around 40 kg, much more than the average weight of kids at his age. Troubled with hunger, Khan keeps on asking for food from his parents, hence gaining a massive amount of weight. After visiting a hospital in Delhi, his parents came to know that he was suffering from Prader Willi Syndrome, a genetic disorder that occurs in approximately one of every 15,000 births. Prader Willi Syndrome is caused by the loss of genes in a specific region of chromosome 15. "To date, no medications have proven effective in regulating the appetite in Prader Willi Syndrome.
Photo: Hemant Mishra/MintUS stocks end higher; Asian markets follow suitUS stocks closed higher on Friday after the Senate took a step toward achieving tax reform. Asian stocks were higher on Monday as the dollar spiked to more than three-month highs against the yen following a snap election in Japan on Sunday. Read moreHCL Infosystems to raise Rs500 crore via rights issueHCL Infosystems will raise Rs499.09 crore from its existing shareholders by way of rights issue. Emaar India plans to raise Rs500 crore by March 2018Realty firm Emaar India has raised about Rs500 crore debt so far this fiscal and plans to raise another Rs500 crore by March 2018 to meet construction cost of its ongoing and upcoming projects. Earnings cornerHavells India, Hindustan Zinc, Zuari Agro Chemical are among the companies that will be announcing their September quarter earnings today.
October 23, 2017 02:26 UTC
Police in the US on Sunday discovered the body of a child, which they say is “most likely” of a three-year-old Indian girl who went missing two weeks ago. Sherin’s body was found about half a mile from the house of her adoptive parents Wesley and Sini Mathews. They, however, indicated they had no reason to believe that the body of a different child had been found. The child’s foster father, Wesley Mathews, 37, was arrested on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child. “We are closely monitoring the Sherin Mathews case.
October 23, 2017 02:24 UTC
NEW DELHI: Domestic equity markets are likely to open on a firm note on Monday, tracking Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX Nifty) and global cues.At 7.45 am, Nifty futures trading on SGX were trading 19.50 points, or 0.19 per cent, higher at 10,187, indicating a positive start for NSE Nifty index. Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading session: Shares of Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) will list on BSE on Monday. The issue, which ran from October 9 to October 11, had got 2.28 times subscription. The company, which sold shares in Rs 1,645 - Rs 1,650 range had to cut the anchor investor allocation to 7,89,120 shares from 18,19,501 announced earlier.ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel company, has joined the bidding race for stressed steel assets in the country by expressing interest to acquire Bhushan Steel. Ramco Systems said that it has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Indonesia under the name PT Ramco Systems Indonesia.
October 23, 2017 02:23 UTC
In a sensational claim, quota spearhead Hardik Patel's aide has alleged that he was offered Rs one crore for crossing over to the BJP. Patel has made the claim amid key aides - Varun Patel and Reshma Patel - have joined the ruling BJP in poll-bound Gujarat in a dramatic turn of events, after state Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki invited Hardik Patel to join hands with the party. I have already been given Rs 10 lakh advance," said Patidar leader Narendra Patel. After joining the BJP, the Patidar leaders alleged that Hardik Patel had become a 'Congress agent' and was trying to use the agitation to overthrow the present state government.. However, unfazed by the announcement of his key aides, Hardik Patel said in a tweet he that will continue to fight for the people.
According to the police, a complaint was received on Sunday at Anand Vihar Police Station by the civic body councilor. In the complaint, Gunjan Gupta, councillor of Anand Vihar, stated that they are on an official WhatsApp group, which is headed by Deputy Commissioner Atik Ahmad. The group is used for official purpose only. I urge the police to take appropriate action against the person responsible for this behaviour," the complainant said. The complainant also said that this kind of behaviour and passing 'lewd' comments creates an atmosphere of fear at the workplace.
The total approved project cost is Rs 1,879 crore out of which Rs 1,769 crore will be invested in GujaratPrime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone for Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s MDPL Capacity Expansion and PVPL Extension Project in Vadodara on Sunday. The total approved project cost is Rs 1,879 crore out of which Rs 1,769 crore will be invested in Gujarat. The project consists of capacity expansion of existing Mundra Delhi Pipeline from 5 to 8 MMTPA by construction of additional booster pump stations at Bhachau, Palanpur in Gujarat and at Pindwara in Rajasthan. The extension pipeline will be of 18” dia and 235 km length, and will pass through 8 districts in the state of Gujarat. The competent authority appointed from Gujarat state revenue, has completed 235Km ROU acquisition under P&MP Act, 1962.
Highlights 1 Rajasthan ordinance an instrument to harass media: Editors Guild of India2 Ordinance is draconian: Guild3 The guild said it wants the government to desist from making the ordinance into law. The Editors Guild of India strongly denounced the Rajasthan government's move to convert a controversial ordinance protecting public servants from probe without prior sanction into an act. The Rajasthan assembly begins a new session today, and the opposition is likely to corner the Raje government on the issue. The Editors Guild of India, in a hard-hitting statement released Sunday night, said it wants the Rajasthan government to "immediately withdraw the ordinance and desist from making it into law." The Rajasthan government has defended itself saying that it wants to protect public servants from false complaints.
October 23, 2017 02:15 UTC
Oberoi Realty’s 20% y-o-y growth in revenue in the September quarter was a pleasant surprise as it was 10% more than estimates. Against the backdrop of this uncertainty, Oberoi Realty Ltd put up a robust show, beating Bloomberg’s consensus on all fronts. The 20% year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in revenue was a pleasant surprise as it was 10% more than estimates. The firm gained compared with peers as Maharashtra was among the first to kick off RERA registrations—now mandatory for property sales in the country. Despite Oberoi’s relative advantage over peers, investor sentiment towards the stock would be influenced by overall inventory of homes in the premium segment, where Oberoi is formidable.
October 23, 2017 02:15 UTC
more-inMedia freedom has come under attack from multiple sources, said N. Ram, Chairman, The Hindu Group of Publications Private Limited. He was speaking at a panel discussion organised by the Foundation for Media Professionals and The Lede at the Asian College of Journalism here on Sunday. The discussion, in which senior media professionals participated, focused on how the State’s overreach, extremist ideologies, social media harassment and intimidation have put journalism and journalists at risk, and whether the political class is making the media irrelevant. She also recalled the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and how the social media was used by trolls to discredit her and her work. Mukund Padmanabhan, Editor, The Hindu, said journalists need to start thinking about how to engage with people on social media platforms and should undertake their jobs with objectivity and fairness.
October 23, 2017 02:15 UTC
Ms. Krishna said women as role models had existed in Indian culture. Women were teachers, philosophers such as Gargi, and warriors too as mentioned by Patanjali, Kautilya, and Megasthenes. Sati, Savithri, Sita, and Draupadi were women who had fought for what they believed in. Ms. Krishna also spoke at length about how women expressed themselves through the arts, by keeping alive epic stories, women’s traditions, and environmental traditions. There was need for men and women to be “cultured in behaviour,” she said.
October 23, 2017 02:15 UTC
Reliance Jio’s slow but steady tariff increases suggest things are likely to improve from hereon on the profitability front. In this backdrop, Jio’s tariff hike comes as a relief for incumbents, as it will help increase revenues and limit losses. Jio’s slow but steady tariff increases suggest things are likely to improve from hereon on the profitability front. On paper, the new tariff for the flagship plan will result in an Arpu (average revenue per user) of Rs141. With the latest tariff increase, the flagship plan now generates Arpu that is about half of what the company had envisaged when it announced tariffs in February this year.
October 23, 2017 02:15 UTC