Young digital artists anxious about technology

Digital art at Sotheby’s? The auction house is better known for selling canvases by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat for $100 million-plus than for showing what many collectors still regard as ephemera. Yet the Sotheby’s S2 gallery in New York, normally used for exhibitions of contemporary art, is currently the site of a show featuring… Continue reading Young digital artists anxious about technology

Vodafone, Idea CEOs expect merger to be completed in 2018

A day after the Competition Commission of India gave its nod to the Vodafone India-Idea Cellular merger, both companies in a joint statement said other statutory approvals were expected to come soon and the transaction will be completed during 2018. “We welcome the decision of the Competition Commission of India approving the proposed merger of… Continue reading Vodafone, Idea CEOs expect merger to be completed in 2018

Personal loans made easy via ATMs and apps: How it works

It’s not just large private sector banks that are offering instant loans to their customers through ATMs or via online bank accounts. Financial technology start-ups are changing the way personal loans are disbursed to borrowers. Recently, India’s largest private sector lender, ICICI Bank, started offering personal loans to its pre-selected salaried customers through its ATMs.… Continue reading Personal loans made easy via ATMs and apps: How it works

Swine flu: H1N1 virus kills 600 so far this year, says govt

As many as 600 people have died of swine flu so far this year, a more than two-fold rise in such deaths as against last year, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today. Maharashtra alone accounted for almost 50 per cent of all deaths, as it recorded 284 deaths out of the 2,324 cases reported… Continue reading Swine flu: H1N1 virus kills 600 so far this year, says govt

I love using emojis on Twitter: Ringo Starr

Music legend Ringo Starr said he loves using emoticons on Twitter. The 77-year-old former Beatles bandmate, who manages his official handle on his own, admitted he likes posting these signs but he does not go overboard with it, reported Billboard. “Twitter, that’s the one I do myself. But I do it at a reasonable hour!… Continue reading I love using emojis on Twitter: Ringo Starr

Banks need Rs 18,000 cr to resolve 12 NPA accounts flagged by RBI: Ind-Ra

Indian banks need to provide a bare minimum of Rs 18,000 crore additionally towards 12 big-ticket bad accounts identified for insolvency resolution, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). In June 2017, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had asked lenders to refer 12 identified accounts to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) under the Insolvency… Continue reading Banks need Rs 18,000 cr to resolve 12 NPA accounts flagged by RBI: Ind-Ra

AIIMS Raipur to recruit 475 nurses, apply by July 31

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur recently issued a notice regarding the direct recruitment of staff nurses (grade 1 and 2). Interested candidates have to submit online application forms by 5:00 PM on July 31, 2017 on the official website. Remuneration The pay-band for staff nurse-1 is Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800… Continue reading AIIMS Raipur to recruit 475 nurses, apply by July 31