‘Pillownauts’ to help study adverse effects of space travel

Scientists are enlisting the help of ‘pillownauts’ to examine a potentially serious adverse effect of space travel and weightlessness on the human body. A three-day bed rest study is being carried out at the University of Nottingham in the UK along with a 60-day bed rest study by the European Space Agency in France. Bed

Volkswagen Group deliveries grow 10.1 percent in January

Wolfsburg, February 17 The Volkswagen Group handed over 898,700 new vehicles to customers worldwide in the first month of this year. “The Volkswagen Group brands made an excellent start to 2018. There was significant growth in all regions. Overall, worldwide deliveries by the Group grew 10.1 percent in January. That is the best start to

Pune draw halts Bengaluru’s record run

Bengaluru, February 17: FC Pune City stopped Bengaluru FC from registering a record run of six consecutive victories in the Hero Indian Super League as they settled for a 1-1 draw at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru, on Friday. Bengaluru FC had matched Chennaiyin FC’s five-match winning run of 2015 and were a match away

J&K showing rest of India way on labour reforms, says PM’s Council

Newspoint Bureau JAMMU, Feb 16: Chairman Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Dr. Bibek Debroy today hailed the Jammu and Kashmir government for taking lead in pioneering wide-ranging Labour Law reforms in the State. “While the whole country currently grapples with the issue of Labour Law reforms, J&K Government has taken the lead and is showing

Finance Deptt releases 50% budget allocation for 2018-19 beforehand

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 16: Keeping with announcement made by Finance Minister Dr.Haseeb Drabu in his Budget speech in state legislature on January 11 this year, Finance Department today released 50 percent of Rs 95666.97 crore budget allocations for financial year 2018-19. “We have today released half of the total budgetary allocation of Rs 95666.97 crore for

Chennaiyin inch closer to ISL playoff spot

Goa, February 16Goa, February 16Chennaiyin FC took a huge leap towards confirming their place in the Hero Indian Super League playoffs as they beat a stuttering FC Goa 1-0, leaving the Gaurs in huge trouble in the race for top four. Goa are now without a win in four matches and this could be a

Karan Tacker had a candid chat with his fans on UC News

Jammu Tawi, February 15 Karan awed his fans during a recently held live chat on UC News with his different shades as he spoke on his experiences with love- especially his first love, gave advice to people and spoke about his projects. The chat got into a new level when he said that being hit

Cyient wins two prestigious awards

Hyderabad, February 15 Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, network, and operations management services to global industry leaders,has won two prestigious awards from Pratt & Whitney for 2017: the ‘Productivity Savings and Cost Avoidance Award’ and the ‘Supplier Productivity Innovation Award.’The announcement was made atPratt & Whitney’s Annual Supplier Conference held at the