Yankees' Derek Jeter Is Set to Miss First Opening Day Since 2001
Mar 25, 2013 at 10:00 | Source:
Derek Jeter will probably miss Major League Baseball's Opening Day for the first time in 12 years as the New York Yankees' shortstop and captain is set to start the regular season on the disabled list. Jeter, 38, wasn't able t...
Jeter Likely to Start Season on Disabled List
Mar 25, 2013 at 08:00 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
Brian Cashman learned to speak Jeter-ese a long time ago. It didn't take long for the Yankee general manager to figure out that when Derek Jeter says, "I'm fine," that could mean anything from "I feel great!...
Jeter Set to Start MLB Season on Disabled List, MLB.com Reports
Mar 25, 2013 at 00:00 | Source:
Derek Jeter will probably start the Major League Baseball season on the disabled list, ruling him out of opening day for the first time since 2001, MLB.com reported, citing New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman. “April 1 is unrealistic in ...
Keeping employees satiated
Mar 24, 2013 at 21:52 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
Employee cost is a significant component in the profit and loss statements of companies. Over the past decade, it has changed significantly in terms of characteristics and composition, necessitating corresponding changes in its measurement, accounti...
North Korea building elite army of 'cyber warriors', says expert
Mar 24, 2013 at 11:13 | Source:
Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus remains fixed on North Korea, where South Korean security experts say Pyongyang has been training a team of computer-sa...
Liyaqat's wife says they came back for disabled daughter
Mar 24, 2013 at 08:55 | Source:
It was concern for his deaf and dumb stepdaughter that convinced Syed Liyaqat Ali Shah, whom the Delhi Police have dubbed a Hizbul Mujahideen militant planning an attack in the Capital, to return to Kashmir. He sold a piece of land in Pakistan to pay...
Low-cost 'cooling cure could avert brain damage in oxygen-starved babies
Mar 23, 2013 at 18:47 | Source:
When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur. Extended cooling can prevent brain injuries, but this treatment is not always available in developing nations where advanced medical care i...
South Korea ready to counter more cyberattacks
Mar 22, 2013 at 16:51 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
Seoul, Mar 22: South Korea today said it was preparing for the possibility of more cyberattacks as a new team of investigators tried to determine if North Korea was behind a synchronised shutdown of tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean...
Unhealthy India: Only proper planning can reverse worrying disease trends
Mar 22, 2013 at 14:48 | Source:
Unhealthy urban lifestyles have emerged as a leading risk factor causing death and disability among Indians. Non-communicable diseases and injuries are creating more strains on health as communicable diseases and maternal health problems become less ...
'Respond to complaints against objectionable content in 36 hrs'
Mar 22, 2013 at 02:11 | Source:
Internet based companies or websites must respond to a complaint against objectionable content within thirty six hours of receiving it, the government has clarified. The clarification by the IT Ministry was issued following request of some industry ...
Robots to spur economy, improve quality of life, keep responders safe
Mar 21, 2013 at 19:42 | Source:
Robots are being used more widely than expected in a variety of sectors, and the trend is likely to continue with robotics becoming as ubiquitous as computer technology over the next 15 years. That is the message Henrik Christensen, Georgia Tech's K...
Rat linked to outage at Fukushima atomic plant
Mar 21, 2013 at 16:55 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
Tokyo, March 21: A rat may have been to blame for a power cut that knocked out cooling systems at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, the operator said today, in an episode that highlighted the jerry-rigged nature of the fix. Equipment keep...
Fukushima power outage cause unknown: Tepco
Mar 20, 2013 at 22:47 | Source:
Tokyo Electric Power Co said it still did not know what caused a power outage at four pools used to cool spent nuclear fuel at the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant. According to a statement from Tokyo Electric, electricity was restored to all of th...
Make websites disabled-friendly: High Court to Centre, state
Mar 20, 2013 at 10:45 | Source:
The Bombay high court on Tuesday issued notices to several departments of the state and Central government to make their official websites disabled-friendly. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Anoop Mohta was hearing the...
Braving 50 amendments, Lok Sabha passes criminal law amendment bill
Mar 20, 2013 at 10:27 | Source:
Braving almost 50 amendments moved by opposition and allies, Lok Sabha finally passed the much awaited criminal law amendment bill, providing stringent punishment for crimes against women. The bill has sought to widen the definition of rape, broaden ...
Pope sets tone for humbler papacy, calls for defence of the weak
Mar 19, 2013 at 21:15 | Source:
Pope Francis set the tone for a new, humbler papacy on Tuesday with a call for the defence of the weak and the environment, saying this was the way to prevent the triumph of death and destruction. Addressing up to 200,000 people and many foreign lead...
St Peter's fills for Pope Francis installation
Mar 19, 2013 at 21:07 | Source:
Pope Francis thrilled tens of thousands of people today gathered for his installation Mass, taking a long round-about through St Peter's Square and getting out of his jeep to bless a disabled man in a wheelchair in the crowd. The blue and white flags...
Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill
Mar 19, 2013 at 20:00 | Source:
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday voted against life imprisonment for perpetrators of acid attack incidents, while discussing amendments to the anti-rape bill tabled in the Lower House . Lok Sabha took up a bill which provides for stringent punishment for cri...
Pope Francis calls for protection of nature, the poor
Mar 19, 2013 at 19:50 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
Vatican City, March 19: Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass today to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as ...
Pope celebrates Mass to inaugurate his reign amid hope for change
Mar 19, 2013 at 15:45 | Source:
Pope Francis inaugurated his papacy with a Mass in front of hundreds of thousands of people and foreign leaders in St. Peter s Square on Tuesday with a simplified rite that fuelled hopes for change in the scandal-plagued Roman Catholic Church. Franci...