NEW DELHI: Ashish Nanda, the director of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, has stepped down, more than a year before his tenure was scheduled to end, citing personal reasons. Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the Board of Governors, IIM-A, has accepted his resignation. Nanda has been asked to continue till September to facilitate the transition. Nanda, a 1983 batch alumnus of IIM-A, took charge of the top post in September 2013 and his tenure was slated to en...
BHUBANESWAR: Indian army on Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-surface intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) Agni-III from a defence test facility off Odisha coast. Defence sources said, the indigenously built highly sophisticated missile blasted off from a mobile launcher at the launching complex–IV of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island at about 9.15 am. While the test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of army, D...
BHUBANESWAR:  In less than a week after successful test-firing of land attack variant of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos by Navy, the army is all set to carry out a fresh user trial of 3000-km range Agni-III missile from a defence test facility off Odisha coast on Thursday. The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), a specially raised missile-handling unit of the Indian Army, is likely to carry out the test from Abdul Kalam Island with logistics support from DRDO. While preparations for the ...
'Call of Duty: WWII' takes the series back to when and where it began. Here is everything we know about the game so far, including its setting, story, and competitive multiplayer modes. The post Everything we know about ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
As promised, Call of Duty is going back to its roots with its latest installment, following up the futuristic setting of Infinite Warfare with a return to the largest worldwide conflict in history: World War II. Officially revealed today by Activision and Sledgehammer Games, the upcoming Call of Duty: WWII is billed as a look at "a squad’s remarkable journey of personal growth and heroism across Europe in World War II, and is a story about common men and women doing uncommon things to preserve...
As teased, Activision’s flagship franchise will return to World War II by way of subsidiary Sledgehammer Games, the studio behind the series’ 11th installment, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, in 2014. In a global livestream replete with explosions and voyeur-cam shrapnel, Activision touted what it’s simply calling Call of Duty: WWII as more or less what you’d expect of a series with 10 years of industry technical advances in its rearview mirror since its last visit to t...
LUCKNOW: Websites of around 30 prominent institutions, including BHU-IIT, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Delhi University (DU), Indian Institute of Technology –Delhi, and some other educational and training institutions were allegedly hacked on Tuesday by a pro-Pakistan group. The usual information suddenly went off the portals of these institutions and was replaced with messages and videos about alleged atrocities by Indian Armed Forces in Kashmir. A group of hackers -- Pakistan Haxor...
Sledgehammer Games and Activision have been working away on Call of Duty WWII for years now, but we've yet to learn much about it. The new reveal trailer should tell us a lot about what we can expect. The post 'Call of Duty WWII' reveal trailer should tell us plenty about the game appeared first on Digital Trends.
Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook. This time, we discuss a commit standing up for his coach, another shining on the baseball diamond and a highly touted visitor. Byron Hanspard II attends school board meeting to back prep coach The employment status of DeSoto (Texas) coach Todd Peterman is currently in question just four months after he led the school to its first-ever state title. Many people close to the football community began to speculate race m...
Nvidia has released version GeForece 381.89 WHQL drivers with enhanced performance for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman: Arkham VR, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and Wilson's Heart. The post Nvidia’s latest GeForce drivers get you ready for ‘Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
NEW DELHI: The apex coordination body of all IITs will meet later this week to review the decisions of hiking tuition fees by 122 per cent and giving financial concessions to special category students, taken by the HRD Ministry when it was under Smriti Irani. The IIT Council is scheduled to meet in Mumbai on April 28. "The review of the fee hike and the financial concession announced for special category students last year is likely to top the agenda," an official source said. Concern...
Sometimes, it’s hard to tell what year the Trump Administration thinks it is. Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed amazement that “a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific” could block President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban. It seemed he was stuck somewhere pre-1959, before that far-off land, which most of us just call Hawaii, became a state. Sessions later claimed that he was just stating a geographic fact: Hawaii is, indeed, located in the Pacifi...
Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. Miss a previous edition? Find every episode of SEC Country’s daily SpursUp Surveillance recruiting notebook right here. Headed toward the Music City South Carolina running backs coach Bobby Bentley is expected to stop by Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Monday to see 3-star running back...
In the first episode of Bill Nye's new show on Netflix, Bill Nye Saves The World, Desiigner and Karlie Kloss make an appearance to promote climate change awareness in honor of Earth Day. Desiigner finds himself walking throughout New York City, trying to do simple things like buy chocolate, order sushi, drink coffee and of course, find solace in talking to a panda. Kloss, who plays the show's correspondent, intervenes during his tasks, bringing to light issues around regions where cacao plants a...
Call of Duty's next installment will return the franchise back to its World War II origins. Dubbed Call of Duty: WWII, the new game follows on the heels of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare which was set in a futuristic world at war and did not live up to expectations for fans of the series. "Infinite Warfare had a ton of great gameplay innovations, but it also had a setting that didn't appeal to all of our fans," said Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg. Returning to the developer role will be Sledgeham...
I knew it, you knew it. Who didn’t assume Activision’s first-person tentpole Call of Duty was bound to time-travel back to its 20th century roots sooner or later? Make that sooner. Call of Duty: WWII is a thing, and…that’s all we know about it at this point. Well, and that it’s developed by Sledgehammer Games, the Activision subsidiary best known for 2014 series installment Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (the one with Kevin Spacey doing a near-future version of hi...
The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II, who is the oldest and longest-reining monarch, turns 91 today. There’s a lot to know about the Queen, who has lived just over nine decades. Below are seven key facts, in terms of milestones and numbers: Queen Elizabeth II officially became the longest-reigning living monarch last year She she snagged the title just after Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away in October. He was 88 years old, according to BBC. Queen Elizabeth II b...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions landed in hot water Thursday for a seemingly dismissive comment towards Hawaii when he called it “an island in the Pacific” — but he says he did not mean to insult the state. “I wasn’t criticizing the judge or the island,” Sessions told CNN on Friday. “I think it’s a fabulous place and had a granddaughter born there.” His original comment came while he was discussing a federal judge who blocked President Trump&...
The 2011 RPG Two Worlds II will receive two new lengthy expansions, with the first arriving next month. Both expansions will be available as add-ons and standalone titles, but will only be available on PC. The post Six-year-old RPG ‘Two Worlds II’ to receive two new expansions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Ghana had a historic visit by the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II in 1961 after the country attained independence. The man in charge at that time was Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.  Below are rare photos and video of the visit. 1. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   2. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   3. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   4. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   5. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   6. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   7. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum P...