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India's first National Waterway 1, linking Haldia, Sahibganj, Varanasi, likely to be ready by 2018

 India's first National Waterway 1, linking Haldia, Sahibganj, Varanasi, likely to be ready by 2018

With the development of national waterways being an integral part of the Centre’s plan to upgrade transport infrastructure in the country, work is afoot on National Waterway-1 (NW-1) linking Haldia to Allahabad.

E-commerce major Flipkart set to go on major hiring spree, raise headcount by 1200 in FY18
E-commerce major Flipkart set to go on major hiring spree, raise headcount by 1200 in FY18

E-commerce major Flipkart, which raised $1 billion in its recent fundraising round, is looking to hire more than 1,200 people mainly for its technology and engineering team.

Narendra Modi government eyeing all-encompassing social security scheme; employers not to remit top EPF thereafter
Narendra Modi government eyeing all-encompassing social security scheme; employers not to remit top EPF thereafter

The Narendra Modi government has drawn up a plan to bring workers of almost all categories — including those in the unorganised sector, the self-employed, part-time and casual workers and those earning below the “minimum wage” — under a...

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TECHNOLOGY

UK tells WhatsApp to open encryption to intelligence services
UK tells WhatsApp to open encryption to intelligence services

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging system should open its encryption to security services and urged online companies to be more aggressive in shutting down sites exploited by terrorists.

HEALTH

Understanding cancer set to change drastically; environmental factors under scanner
Understanding cancer set to change drastically; environmental factors under scanner

If a new set of mathematical models bear out, our understanding of cancer could change fundamentally. New findings published in the journal, Science, argue that nearly two-thirds of the mutations behind cancers are caused by errors during DNA replication in cells.

SCIENCE

Astronauts to spacewalk for orbiting lab's upgrade
Astronauts to spacewalk for orbiting lab's upgrade

Starting Friday, Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) to prepare for the future arrival of commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware, NASA said.

COMMODITIES

Gold hits 1-month peak as dollar slides on Trump healthcare failure
Gold hits 1-month peak as dollar slides on Trump healthcare failure

Gold hits 1-mth peak as dollar slides on Trump healthcare failure rose to a near one-month high on Monday as the dollar slid after President Donald Trump's failure to pass healthcare reform raised doubts over his ability to push through his economic agenda.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 27 Mar )This Week ( 26 Mar - 01 Apr )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more