NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave the nod for setting up a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with constitutional status, acceding to the demand from OBCs for an entity for them which is on par with the panels for SCs and STs. “The Cabinet has approved creation of a National Commisison for Socially and Educationally backward classes under the new article 338B, besides inserting a new provision through an article 342A to provide for Parliament&r...
No matter how you stream your favorite tunes, the Wren V5US wireless speaker’s got you covered. With DTS Play-Fi support for creating a multiroom sound system, Bluetooth streaming, and even Apple AirPlay support, this speaker plays well with just about any setup. The real wood veneer and silver metal trim give this curvy hunk of sound a sleek look that fits […] The post DT Giveaway: Wren sound system speaker appeared first on Digital Trends.
NEW DELHI: From one of the highest recipient of multi-lateral development aid, India has quietly transitioned into the role of provider as in the last three years it has given more aid to foreign countries than it has received. This was informed by Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh in a written reply to the Parliament. “India is currently a net donor of foreign aid. In the last three years, India has provided more aid to foreign countries, than it has received,&rdquo...
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said if a doctor is attacked on duty, he will be given medical aid borne by the government. The Chief Minister directed to provide security to sensitive hospitals with armed policeman and work for a long-term plan like monitored CCTV network. Fadnavis proposed setting up of an apex council with the government representatives and doctors and its interaction every  three months to solve the issues time to time. The representa...
INSIDE the boardrooms and bars of Houston, the spiritual capital of America’s energy industry, the swagger is back. The oil price may only be at $48, or half the level it was three years ago. But shale fracking—the business of getting oil and gas out of rocks by blasting them with water and sand—is booming once again after the crash of 2014-16. Exploration and production (E&P) companies are about to go on an investment spree. Demand is soaring for the industry’s raw materials: sand, ...
The humble plimsoll has come a long way since its gym class hero days. No longer a slave to PE lessons, this box fresh white trainer is your palate cleansing shoe prescription for spring. With flashes of colour from Céline and Anya Hindmarch to discreet logomania from Saint Laurent and The Row, this season’s offerings are far from monotonous. How to keep them spotless? Begin by spraying them with stain and water repellent (Scotchguard’s is a safe bet for canvas, or else use a specialist...
RAIPUR: Raipur will witness the politics on liquor ban next week with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar having "agreed to lead the prohibition campaign" while the Raman Singh cabinet remains adamant to sell liquor through government-owned outlets from April 1. Kumar will be visiting Chhattisgarh on the invitation of civil society groups and his party cadres from the State. “Bihar chief minister Shri Nitish Kumar has assured to provide an impetus to the ongoing movement against l...
Apple In addition to a new midrange iPad, Apple also announced a handful of minor updates for the iPhone via press release this morning. Apple is also releasing a new Product Red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus—like the name implies, it's got a bright red matte finish with blended antenna lines and a silver Apple logo on the back. It contrasts strikingly with the other iPhone colors Apple has offered in...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended time given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for conducting preliminary inquiry in the Narada sting operation case. The three judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Tirath Singh Khehar and comprising Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and Sanjay Kishan Kaul said that the CBI investigation would go on against the accused persons in this case. Kapil Sibal, one of the lawyer's for accused persons, pleaded to...
Goldman Sachs, known for advising the world’s richest and most powerful, is building a so-called robo-adviser geared to mass affluent customers, according to a job listing posted Monday on the bank’s website. A Goldman spokesman declined to comment. The job posting for employees to help build the platform comes as Goldman gs is looking at ways to broaden its customer base outside the super wealthy, including making deeper inroads into new consu...
Need some fashion advice? Don't call up mom, just head over to Amazon. The online retail giant has been dabbling in apparel for quite some time now, and its latest investment in fashion comes in the form of "Outfit Compare." The post Amazon will now give you fashion advice thanks to the new feature Outfit Compare appeared first on Digital Trends.
LUCKNOW:  Sending a strong message against corruption on day one, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today asked all his ministers to provide details of their income, moveable and immoveable assets within 15 days.     He gave this direction to his ministers at the first introductory meeting soon after assuming office.     "As uprooting corruption is the main agenda of our party, the CM in his first introductory meeting with his ministers directed them to...
The new Tom Bradley International Terminal in Los Angeles features many high-end retailers. As more stores in airports have opened, some airlines are struggling with duty free sales. jshyun / FlickrSkift Take: Perhaps it's fitting that United is dropping its duty free program in the same year it is retiring its Boeing 747s. Both harken back to a different time in aviation. — Brian SumersIn a bid to spur more duty free sales last year, United Airlines created a program that allowed non-...
Givenchy has announced Clare Waight Keller as its new artistic director, effective from May 2. Waight Keller, who departed her creative director position at Chloé earlier this month, replaces Riccardo Tisci who announced his departure in January. The brand announced the news this afternoon on its Instagram account accompanied by an image of Waight Keller shot by Steven Meisel, prior to which it posted a quote which read: “True elegance comes with a natural gesture, an attitude in simplicity...
To help big wave surfers stay safe across the globe, outdoor company Patagonia unveiled its Personal Surf Inflation Vest. However, only qualified buyers have the ability to purchase and use the new vest. The post Patagonia’s Personal Surf Inflation Vest gives big wave surfers a welcome peace of mind appeared first on Digital Trends.
Givenchy has finally announced that Clare Waight Keller will be the design house's new artistic director. She replaces Riccardo Tisci who helmed the job for more than 12 years. Keller was previously Chloé's creative director since 2011 and her resume also includes impressive stints at Ralph Lauren’s Purple Label, Tom Ford, Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Pringle of Scotland. Aesthetically, Keller's designs echo romance, femininity, as well as '70s inspiration. This, of course, is a stark contrast ...
NEW DELHI: Members in the Rajya Sabha, cutting across party lines, today extended a warm welcome to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when she came to the House after a long absence due to health reasons. As soon as she was spotted stepping into her front row seat during the Zero Hour, members began thumping their desks and it continued for some time as she acknowledged with folded hands. Greeting 65-year-old Swaraj, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien wished her a long and healthy life. "W...
Building a PC lets you create the perfect computer to suit your needs, and is also a great way to save money on components. These current hardware deals can give you even more savings on components for your next computer build. The post These PC hardware deals give you more savings on your custom computer build appeared first on Digital Trends.
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the swearing in ceremony of BJP leader Manohar Parrikar as the next Goa Chief Minister and directed Governor Mridula Sinha to go ahead with the floor test on March 16. Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, during a special bench hearing, said, “There will be no stay on today’s swearing in ceremony but Governor should make sure all formalities to be completed by March 15 and majority should be proved by March 16 at 11 am.” T...
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seen at the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan) In filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, Yahoo laid out the severance packages for executives that will be leaving the company as it sheds its Internet business chrysalis and emerges as an Alibaba stock-holding company moth called Altaba. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's chief executive officer, will receive a package of cash, stock, and benefits v...