| 2012 | January | 8

  • Only 21% Indian MBA grads employable

    New Delhi, Aug 8 (): In the last five years MBA seats had increased four fold but employability of these graduates in India has declined to 21% from 25 % in the past five years, a study has said. According to the study by MBAUniverse.com–MeriTrac employability study 2012, which quizzed 2,264 MBAs from 29 cities…

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  • MP floods :Death toll rises to 22, red alert sounded

    Bhopal, Aug 8 (): Red alert was  sounded in Hoshangabad, Sehore and Raisen districts on Tuesday as major rivers were flowing near or above the danger mark due to heavy rains that caused havoc in Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh where at least 400 people of a village were said to be trapped. The district administration…

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  • Manila suffers worst flood in 3 years, at least 15 killed

    Manila, Philippines, Aug 8 (): Continuous downpour of heavy rains submerged most of the Philippine capital, triggering a landslide and forced to send emergency crews to rescue tens of thousands of residents, some of whom called media channels pleading for help. On Tuesday, a torrential rain paralysed the city, sweeping away houses, stranding residents on…

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  • Mahesh Babu – Venkatesh’s first look in SVSC

    Hyderabad, Aug 8 (): The much expected first look of the Mahesh Babu – Venkatesh starrer Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, SVSC is out. Tomorrow, August 9 is Mahesh Babu’s birthday. These pictures are released as a birthday gift to Mahesh Babu, who will turn 37 tomorrow. The first set of posters of the film, Seethamma…

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  • Dish TV launches new set-top box Dish+ with USB recording

    New Delhi, Aug 8 (): Direct to Home service provider, Dish TV, launched its new set-top box ‘Dish+’, a standard definition box with recording facility on Tuesday. Dish TV’s new set-top box ‘Dish+’ allows the users to record programmes for watching later. At the price of Rs 1,690, the set-top box will be launched in…

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  • Baba Ramdev returns to protest after 14 months

    New Delhi, Aug 8 (): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, who was packed out of  the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi  in a midnight police attack fourteen months before is expected to return to the same venue on Thursday for another round of indefinite protest demanding to bring back black money hidden abroad. Ramdev’s protest is also…

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  • Air Hostess suicide: Kanda likely to be probed and arrested

    New Delhi, Aug 8 (): Gopal Goyal Kanda, the Haryana minister, who quit his post following suicide by an airhostess earlier this week, is expected to be probed by the police today. Geetika Sharma, who had been working in Kanda’s firm for several years, committed suicide by hanging herself on Saturday at her residence in…

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  • ‘The Great Gatsby’ set for summer 2013 release

    London, Aug 8 (ANI): Studio bosses Warner Bros has announced that Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ will not be released until next summer. The film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, had been due for release on Christmas Day in the US and the day after in the UK. However, Warner Bros…

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  • Plain packaging of cigarettes may dissuade teens from smoking

    Washington, August 8 (ANI): Plain packaging of cigarettes -standard packages without attractive designs and imagery – may help to draw the attention of some adolescent smokers to the health warnings on the package, which may in turn deter them from continuing to smoke, according to a new study. Researchers asked eighty-seven teenage secondary school (high…

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