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Didn’t clear NEET or AIIMS exams? There are other options as well

Both NEET and AIIMS MBBS entrance examinations are regarded highly competitive in the country due to lower selection rate for admission to medical courses. If the competition is so tough and the seats are also limited, then why does a student take the risk to invest two years in preparing relentlessly for the exam? Common questions which trouble aspirants this ... Read More »

Sad day for sports fans as CTV Montreal lays off local sportscasters

Regular viewers of the news on CTV Montreal were surprised, perhaps shocked, when they tuned in Tuesday night and learned that there would be no more local sportscast. Host Paul Karwatsky made the announcement and said sportscasters Randy Tieman, Brian Wilde and Sean Coleman have all been fired. “The way I look at it, I’ve started my retirement,” said Tieman. ... Read More »

UK PM Theresa May Considers Amber Rudd As New Finance Minister: Report

Amber Rudd may become finance minister Theresa May wins a landslide victory (Reuters) LONDON: British finance minister Philip Hammond may be replaced by interior minister Amber Rudd if Prime Minister Theresa May wins a landslide victory in next week’s national election, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday. Doubts about Hammond’s future have mounted since he had to reverse plans to ... Read More »

Ramachandra Guha Quits As BCCI Administrator

Ramachandra Guha resigned from the BCCI administrator post© NDTV Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Thursday resigned from Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Guha moved the Supreme Court and said that he has resigned from the court-appointed panel. Guha wants Supreme Court to relieve him from the CoA. The court will hear ... Read More »

It’s Christmas in May as couple sell off their popular (giant) light display

Rodney and Nancy Brown create an elaborate Christmas lights display at their home at 8450 Ann Marie Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy photo) Monday is Memorial Day, but it will look more like Christmas in one Inver Grove Heights neighborhood. Rodney and Nancy Brown, who have presented an elaborate lights display every year since 1995, have decided they are done ... Read More »

Ludhiana teachers asked not to wear jeans as it provocates and distracts students

An order has been forwarded to all the DEOs and principals in Ludhiana to make sure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The instructions were issued after receiving numerous complaints from parents of students about teachers. Representative Image         An order has been forwarded to all the district education officers (DEOs) and principals in Ludhiana by ... Read More »

As ‘Brexit’ Tensions Rise, E.U. Proposal Targets London Finance

Valdis Dombrovskis, a European Commission vice president, in Brussels on Thursday. “In the context of Brexit, we see that the situation is changing,” he said. CreditEric Vidal/Reuters European Union officials fired an opening salvo on Thursday in a “Brexit”-related dispute that could threaten London’s status as the undisputed financial capital of Europe and affect hundreds of trillions of dollars’ worth ... Read More »

Why, as a Christian, Easter is more important to me than Christmas

Easter is about more than just chocolate (Picture: Getty) How exciting is Christmas? The presents, Christmas specials on TV, the family gathering ‘round the open fire, the food, two bank holidays and, of course, Jesus was born. It’s fantastic and everyone looks forward to it. But to me, it’s Easter that holds the key message for my life. At Christmas, ... Read More »

39 NHS workers to lose jobs as lifestyle service axed

Dozens of NHS workers are being made redundant after a taxpayer-funded service was axed a year early. The Healthy Lifestyle service – which targets obesity, drinking and smoking – had been due to continue until 2018. But Staffordshire County Council has pulled the plug on the contract from next month. Now 39 workers are to lose their jobs as the ... Read More »

Trump’s tweet about Lockheed-Martin cuts $4bn in value as share prices fall

Donald Trump scolded military jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin on for “out of control” costs on Monday, sending the defence contractor’s stock plummeting. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th,” when he will officially take office, the president-elect wrote on Twitter. The subsequent share price drop cut $4bn from the company’s value ... Read More »