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Looking at Tokyo Olympics through the lens of the 1964 Games

Tokyo : Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, and a restored reputation. Japan”s resiliency is on display again, attempting to stage the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics ... Read More »

The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Diu, Surat, Nandurbar, Bhopal, Nowgong, Hamirpur, Barabanki, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Ambala and Amritsar

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): (Thursday 17 June 2021, MID-DAY; Time of Issue: 1345 hours IST) ALL INDIA WEATHER SUMMARY AND FORECAST BULLETIN The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through 20.5°N/ Long. 60°E, Diu, Surat, Nandurbar, Bhopal, Nowgong, Hamirpur, Barabanki, Bareilly, ... Read More »

Jordan: Flash flood sweeps through iconic Petra

Rescue teams and helicopters are searching for five people whose car was swept away in Madaba, south-west of the capital, Amman. Downpours also triggered a state of emergency in the port city of Aqaba. It comes two weeks after 21 people, mostly children, drowned in a flash flood in the ... Read More »

CreditAccess Grameen raises Rs 95 crore through ECB

CreditAccess Grameen has raised External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) of Rs 95 crore from International Finance Corporation (IFC) on October 31, 2018. This is the first ECB transaction after Listing of the company’s shares on BSE & NSE. CreditAccess Grameen is a leading Indian micro-finance institution headquartered in Bangalore, focused on ... Read More »

PNB Housing Finance raises Rs 2,450 crore through CPs

PNB Housing Finance has successfully raised Rs 2,450 crore through Commercial Papers (CPs). This is in addition to Rs 1,775 crore raised earlier in October totalling to Rs 4,225 crore of CPs raised in October 2018. The CPs were placed with various Mutual Funds and Banks. PNB Housing Finance is ... Read More »

Shriram Transport Finance to raise Rs 1350 crore through NCDs

Shriram Transport Finance Company has proposed to raise up to Rs 1350 crore through secured redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of the face value of Rs 1,000 each. The NCDs have a fixed rate of interest, with seven different series. The NCDs have tenures of three, five and 10 years, with ... Read More »

Wireless communication breaks through water-air barrier

MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and airborne devices. Today, underwater sensors cannot share data with those on land, as both use different wireless signals that only work in their respective mediums. Radio signals that travel through ... Read More »

Serena through in straight sets against Tomova

The 36-year-old American barely broke sweat in a one-sided first set but was tested by the world number 135 in the second without ever looking troubled. While the Centre Court crowd clearly appreciated the sight of Williams in full flow they took a shine to the plucky Tomova who battled ... Read More »

Adobe set to spot Photoshopped images through AI

Adobe Photoshop created 28 years ago has been used as a powerful image editor, but more popularly to manipulate images for deception, becoming a synonym for edited images. The constant updates in the software, has made it quite simple to create photorealistic images that seem entirely genuine. Further more updates ... Read More »

Trekking through the pleasant trails of Himachal Pradesh

Trekking experts believe that the culture of trekking has been the most-sought after among people from all over the country. Jampa Negi, a trekking professional says, “This is getting very popular. I feel each person has their own aims and objectives for doing it. Some people want to trek professionally, ... Read More »

Delhi-NCR struggles through severe heat wave

While the maximum temperature shot up to 44 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, which was four degrees above the normal, the mercury touched 46 degrees Celsius at Palam, which was six degrees above the normal.  The met department has warned the day maximum temperatures are “very likely” to remain in the ... Read More »

EU top diplomats in agreement to follow through Iran N-deal

To this end, the EU will launch intensive discussion at all levels with Iran in next few weeks, Mogherini said at a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of Britain, Germany, France and Iran. The discussion will focus on, among others, how to maintain economic relations and effective ... Read More »

Record-breaking Nadal powers through in Madrid

The Mallorcan surpassed John McEnroe’s previous record of 49 consecutive sets on carpet which had stood since 1984 by seeing off 13th seed Schwartzman and claiming a 21st consecutive win on clay. Nadal will face Austrian Dominic Thiem in the last eight on Friday in pursuit of a sixth Madrid ... Read More »

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