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Women take charge at India's second all-

Gandhi Nagar station in India's northwestern Jaipur province is run solely by women, who handle the railway station's bookings, operations and security.

19-Mar-2018
Norway to upgrade its ‘Doomsday’ see

New Delhi, (ANI): Norway will spend $12.7 million to upgrade its ‘Doomsday’ seed vault that is situated at an abandoned Arctic coal mine to store and safeguard the world’s crops during the time of man-made or natural apocalyptic disasters. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault will have emergency power and refrigerating units and other electrical equipment that emits heat through the tunnel under the up gradation. The vault has the capacity to hold 4.5 million crop varieties. It currently holds more than 8, 90,000 samples from different parts of the world. The vault aims to meet the agricultural needs after catastrophic disasters.

19-Mar-2018
Priests have a snowball fight at the Vat

Priests played with snow at the Vatican as Italians in the region woke up to the first snowfall in six years. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

19-Mar-2018
Microsoft, Xiaomi join hands to develop

New Delhi, (ANI): In a first, tech giant Microsoft and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi are reportedly coming together to work on gadgets developed with superior technology such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence. As per a report that appeared on The Verge, Microsoft will allow Xiaomi to use its cloud computing products, including Azure, to develop upgraded phones, laptops, and smart devices to bring them to international market. Additionally, the partnership will also give Microsoft more reach and access to Chinese market. The report further noted that the two firms are in talks regarding the integration of Microsoft's voice assistant, Cortana, with the Mi AI speaker. They are also reportedly working on projects that will use different Microsoft AI technology, including conversational AI and speech, and services like Bing, Edge, and Skype. In 2015, Microsoft and Xiaomi had inked a deal to test Windows 10 on Xiaomi devices.

19-Mar-2018
Bangladesh skipper Shakib lauds Dinesh K

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar 19 (ANI): India clinched the Nidahas Trophy from the hands of Bangladesh in the last ball thriller final match in Colombo on Sunday. Man of the match Dinesh Karthik’s startling innings of 29 runs in 8 balls and last ball six managed to get India cross the total of 166. Bangladesh T-20 captain Shakib Al Hassan applauded Dinesh Karthik’s batting in the final overs.

19-Mar-2018
We planned to have experienced batsman f

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar 19 (ANI): India won the Nidahas Trophy in the last ball thrillers match against Bangladesh where Dinesh Karthik played a stunning innings of 29 runs from 8 balls changing the face of the game. While Batsman Manish Pandey and debutant Shankar struggled a bit in the last quarter of the T-20, Dinesh Karthik came to the rescue. On this Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma said that “The changes made by the team were to ensure that an experienced batsman like Dinesh Karthik stays for the final overs to face Mustafizur Rahman”. Washington Sundar was declared as man of the series for his sensational bowling performance in the series.

19-Mar-2018
Paralympics end with spectacular display

SHOWS: PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA (MARCH 18, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. OLYMPIC FLAME AND 'PYEONGCHANG 2018' SIGN 2. LIGHT DISPLAY OVER STADIUM 3. FIREWORKS 4. OLYMPIC FLAME GOING OUT 5.

19-Mar-2018
True and Dibaba win the New York Half Ma

True wins the New York City Half Marathon men's race while Dibaba win's the women's title

19-Mar-2018
Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race starts in

MAPFRE leads the way as Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race starts in Auckland

19-Mar-2018
‘What happens in ground, remains in gr

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Bangladesh T-20 Captain Shakib Al Hasan and player Nurul Hasan have both been fined 25 per cent of their match fees and also received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during their side's T-20I against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Friday. Shakib was found to have breached Article 2.1.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to ‘conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game’, while Nurul was found guilty of violating Article 2.1.2, which deals with ‘conduct that brings the game into disrepute’. Both Shakib and Nurul pleaded guilty to the offences and accepted the sanctions proposed by Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing. Addressing the matter today, Shakib said, “There's nothing that we want to discuss. What happens in ground, remains in ground. Both Cricket Boards had good relations for last 10-15 yrs, players have good relations.”

19-Mar-2018
Indian Women’s Cricket Team gears up f

Vadodara (Gujarat), Mar 18 (ANI): Indian Women’s Cricket Team is all set to take on Australia in the last One Day International match in Vadodara scheduled on Sunday. India will be looking to avenge the losses in the first two ODI’s against the guests. Indian ace batswoman Smriti Mandhana said that team is concentrating on hitting boundaries to win the final match.

19-Mar-2018
I do take stress, don’t want to let my

New Delhi,  (ANI): Indian boxer Mary Kom spoke about the various stress she would go through when she lived under the pressure of making her country win. She told ANI, “Sometimes I do take a lot of pressure. Because after all the achievements, when I go for any competition, I fear about not performing well enough, I do take stress as I don’t want to let my country down.”

19-Mar-2018
Alinghi crowned champions of 2018 Extrem

Extreme sailing,muscat,oman,Alighiextreme sailing,Alighi

19-Mar-2018
Corning tops Snowboard Slopestyle World

Corning wins in Seiser Alm to top Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup leaderboard

19-Mar-2018
Real Madrid have a 50-50 chance to beat

Zidane says Juventus will be tough Champions League opponents

19-Mar-2018
Roma is a complicated rival - Valverde

Valverde expects Barcelona to have hard Champions League matches against Roma

19-Mar-2018
NRAI Planning Focused Programme To Help

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), the governing body of the sport of Shooting in the country, today shared plans for a focused programme with separate dedicated funds earmarked, to help ease the transition of junior shooters into senior ranks.

19-Mar-2018
Indian Women’s Team Eyeing The T20 Wor

After facing a 60-run defeat against Australia in the second match of the three-match series, Indian skipper Mithali Raj said she isn’t too perturbed by the show as she believes the main focus for the team is the T20 World Cup, which will be played later this year.

19-Mar-2018
We Will Wait For BCCI’S And ACU’S Re

Delhi Daredevils, who acquired the services of Mohammed Shami during the recently held players’ auction, will wait for the Anti-Corruption Unit’s report, which will be out in a week’s time to take any decision on the bowler.

19-Mar-2018
Shami Might Get Central Contract If ACU

Indian speedster Mohammed Shami in all likelihood will find himself back in the list of centrally contracted players if the report filed by the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) head Neeraj Kumar absolves him from any wrongdoing as per the Board’s Code of Ethics.

19-Mar-2018
For Anjum Modgil, A Change In Technique

Anjum Modgil, a former pistol shooter, who switched to rifles after non-availability of pistols during her NCC stint in school proved to be a blessing in disguise for the Chandigarh shooter, as she took silver in the just concluded Mexico World Cup.
NNIS speaks to Modgil on getting lucky in her sixth World Cup appearance and her expectations from the year 2018.

19-Mar-2018
Commonwealth Games Will Not Be Difficult

India’s junior shooting coach and former star Jaspal Rana believes that the upcoming Commonwealth Games will be easier for Manu Bhaker, who recently won two World Cup medals in Mexico.
Rana, speaking to media also talked about the transition period for these shooters and the possibilities of a burn out for these young shooters.

19-Mar-2018
All England Open Sindhu Knocks Okuhara O

Olympic silver medalist shuttler PV Sindhu produced a thrilling three-game victory over 2016 Champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to progress to her maiden semifinal at the USD 1000,000 All England Championships.

19-Mar-2018
Nedved eyes Juve revenge over Real

Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved says the tie against Real Madrid will pose a difficult challenge for the Italian champions but says anything is possible.

19-Mar-2018
Real see even matchup with Juve

Real Madrid's director of institutional relations Emilio Butragueno says he Juventus will provide a tough challenge for the Spanish giants in the quarter-finals.

19-Mar-2018
Gattuso says scoreline unfair to his sid

AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso says his side played well in London at Arsenal as they lose 3-1 on the night and 5-1 overall to exit the Europa League.

19-Mar-2018
Wenger says Arsenal performed well despi

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praised AC Milan as his side won 3-1 on the night and progressed through to the last 16 of the Europa League.

19-Mar-2018
Indian women team eyeing T-20 World Cup:

Vadodara (Gujarat),  (ANI): Indian Women's Cricket Team faced a 60-run defeat against Australia in the second match or the three-match series in Gujarat's Vadodara. Skipper Mithali Raj said, "Ups and downs are part, but we are focusing on T-20 World Cup and we are trying to get young players and shuffle." Smriti Mandhana was the only performer from Indian side who scored 67 off 53 balls. Australia leads the series by 2-0.

19-Mar-2018
Women boxers Sarita and Pinki optimistic

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Indian boxer Sarita Devi is preparing herself to face the toughest challenges at the Common Wealth Games. During an exclusive chat with conversation with ANI she said, “I am getting a good training. We have hired coaches from Italy. I am getting support from everyone and I hope to get gold this time although the challenge is tough. I will give my best.” Pinki Rani who is also taking the toughest of preparation and told ANI, “I have sharpened my stamina, speed and techniques. This time we have had foreign coach and I am giving my best.”

19-Mar-2018
Wilson and Peterson triumph in World Sur

Julian Wilson and Lakey Peterson beat the competition in the men and women's events at the World Surf League season opener on Australia's gold coast.

19-Mar-2018
Week ahead: Fed to hike as BoE sits tigh

Two major central banks meet this week with economists expecting the Bank of England to focus on inflation, and the U.S. Federal Reserve to respond to strong economic data with a rate rise. Ciara Lee reports.

19-Mar-2018
Hiring activity sees 6% growth in Feb'18

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Hiring activity saw a six percent rise in the month of February this year, compared to the same period last year, according to the Naukri.com's JobSpeak Index for the month. Meanwhile, a year-on-year (YoY) comparison highlighted that top metros have maintained a steady growth while the Tier II markets were signaling a healthy uptrend. Mumbai witnessed a significant 12 percent jump in hiring when compared to February 2017. The auto/auto ancillary sector witnessed a continued uptrend in jobs throughout 2017 on a month on month basis, specifically from October onwards, where a double-digit growth was acheived. Overall, the industry which incurred a record high in terms of hiring in February'18 was the oil and gas sector, closely followed by banking and financial services and insurance sectors at 16 and 22 percent respectively. However, compared to February last year, the index noticed less movement for IT and BPO sectors, while jobs in industrial products/heavy machinery segment grew by 22 percent. Urban cities in the Naukri JobSpeak Index for February'18 have seen a steady rise in hiring. Mumbai saw 12 percent growth, whereas the capital city -Delhi, grew by four percent. Hiring in Bengaluru and Chennai remained flat in the month, while Tier II markets continued to perform well.

19-Mar-2018
India lacks flexing power despite high i

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): While India's annual trade deficit touches about USD 150 billion, a significantly higher level of imports than exports would not provide the country with a chance to retaliate in a possible escalation of a worldwide trade war, the ASSOCHAM said on Sunday. In this regard, the chamber further noted that India may end the current fiscal with an import bill of USD 450 billion against exports of about USD 300 billion, almost one-fourth of which would be only on account of crude and other related items. It further cautioned that India should be watchful about a sudden jump in steel imports since we have enough domestic capacity available. "We cannot flex too much of our importing muscle, even if our exports face consequences of a trade war and are subjected to tariff barriers," the chamber said.

19-Mar-2018
Mahagram, TJS Bank partner to integrate

New Delhi, (ANI): Mahagram, a FinTech company has announced its partnership with Thane Janta Sahakari Bank Ltd. (TJS Bank) for integrating the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS). This has come after Mahagram's payment services amalgamated with the BBPS monitored by the National Payment Corporation (NPCI). Mahagram has a digital financial services platform known as "eGramTM" that has brought a payment revolution by delivering an integrated range of services on a robust transaction platform. Aiming at BBPS, Mahagram is trying to resolve difficulties by assisting in a number of services to people's doorsteps. Like digital payment industry it offers services to help India go cashless.

18-Mar-2018
RBI issues corrective framework for Publ

New Delhi: Amid the multiple scams unearthed recently in the banking sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework to maintain the sound financial health of banks. The framework facilitates banks in breach of risk thresholds for identified areas of monitoring, such as capital, asset quality (tracked in terms of the net Non-Performing Assets ratio) and profitability, to take corrective measures in a timely manner, in order to restore their financial health. Therefore, the RBI, through this corrective framework, intends to encourage banks to abstain from certain riskier activities, improve operational efficiency and focus on conserving capital to strengthen them, as stated by Minister of State (MoS) for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on Friday. However, the minister clarified that the framework is not intended to constrain the performance of normal operations of the banks for the general public. Among the PSBs selected by the central bank for the PCA framework include Dena Bank, Central Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, UCO Bank, IDBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Indian Overseas Bank, Corporation Bank, Bank of India, Allahabad Bank and United Bank of India.

18-Mar-2018
Shares of Siemens medical equipment 'Hea

New Delhi,  (ANI): Shares of German Conglomerate Company Siemens medical equipment unit 'Healthineers' shares witnessed a significant surge of six percent during morning deal. The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Healthlineers has marked as one of the biggest listings in recent years. Siemens presently sells 15 percent stake in world's largest maker of medical imaging equipment. Healthineers's equity is valued around Euro 28 Billion.

18-Mar-2018
Wall St rises lifted by industrial data

U.S. stocks rose on Friday boosted by strong industrial output numbers. But as Fred Katayama reports, they posted losses for the week.

18-Mar-2018
Trek Bicycle launched in Indian market

New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Trek Bicycle, one of the world's leading bicycle manufacturers, has announced its foray into the Indian market. Trek India will offer 34 bicycle models across road, mountain and hybrid categories in the premium and super premium segments. These will be available across its dealers in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Indore. Trek owners and cycling enthusiasts will also be able to choose from a wide range of cycling parts, accessories, merchandise and riding gear under the brand name Bontrager.

18-Mar-2018
Former exec says Walmart cheated on e-co

Walmart's former executive accuses the company of issuing misleading e-commerce results under pressure to compete with Amazon. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

18-Mar-2018
Bike-sharing firms face uphill ride in U

A bike-sharing craze that has swept China is picking up speed in cities across the U.S., but with a different spin. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

18-Mar-2018
Siemens Healthineers up 7 pct in delayed

Shares in Siemens Healthineers gained as much as 7 percent in the medical equipment maker's stock market debut on Friday.  David Pollard reports.

18-Mar-2018
Tiffany sales lose sparkle

Tiffany's quarterly same store sales grew but disappointed Wall Street, and its profit forecast was also largely below expectations. Fred Katayama reports.

18-Mar-2018
Deutsche Bank quadruples bonuses as loss

Deutsche Bank reveals it paid bonuses worth 2.3 billion euros for 2017, four times higher than the previous year even as the German lender warned on costs for 2018 and reported a bigger 2017 loss than previously disclosed.  Silvia Antonioli reports.

18-Mar-2018
Fresh U.S. turmoil tests investors' nerv

Reports of more chaos in the Trump administration test investors' nerves, already frayed by fears that U.S. tariffs could hurt the global economy and trigger a trade war.  Ciara Lee reports.

18-Mar-2018
Kobe Steel may seek mergers for some bus

Kobe Steel's new president says he may seek mergers outside the company for some divisions, as he battles to repair damage from a data fraud scandal that roiled Japanese industry.  David Pollard reports.

18-Mar-2018
Top five platforms to buy event tickets

New Delhi, (ANI): Want to join an upcoming seminar or attend a much talked about gig? Be it for a serious gathering or for the most happening events or movies, we have bid adieu to the traditional ways of buying tickets in long queues at the venue - thanks to the crazy ticketing solutions that several startups offer today. Want to head out for that amazing event you heard about? Here are top 5 platforms that are at your service:

18-Mar-2018
US based startup Masala Baby launches in

New Delhi, (ANI): Lifestyle startup brand, Masala Baby based in New York will enter the Indian market with a unique collection of specially designed clothes, which will be available on Asia's biggest omni-channel player for kids and baby products - FirstCry. Founded in 2010 by Dipali Patwa, Masala Baby has an all-woman team, where Patwa consciously collaborates and works with artisanal communities, many that are led by women. Combining rich cultural influences of India with a modern, contemporary aesthetic, Masala Baby presents a blend of styles from its journey from east to the west and back that crosses borders effortlessly.The company uses hand-crafted elements, relies on women, works with boutique manufacturers, and uses fabrics that are unique, organic and natural.

18-Mar-2018
British double-decker buses hit Mexico C

Dozens of British double-deckers have hit Mexico City as part of a one billion peso ($56 million dollar) deal with the U.K. to help the sprawling capital tackle traffic and pollution. David Pollard reports.

18-Mar-2018
S&P falls as Mueller subpoena weighs

The S&P 500 ended slightly lower after a report that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller had issued a subpoena for documents related to U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses offset strong jobs and manufacturing data. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

18-Mar-2018
France's Macron struggles for love at ho

French President Emmanuel Macron campaigned on being "neither of the left, nor the right." But as faces down protests over his welfare and labor reforms, the young leader is finding that governing without a traditional power base has its price. Matthew Larotonda and Ingrid Melander report.

18-Mar-2018
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