Morkel may put Test cricket first as career winds down

Morkel may put Test cricket first as career winds down

Morne Morkel could consider playing only one format of international cricket, and it may well be Tests, as he reaches the twilight of his career. At 32, Morkel considers his career “nearly finished” and will meet with CSA at the end of the ongoing tour to England to discuss his future. Unlike some of his senior team-mates such as AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis, Morkel does not appear to be eyeing the 2019 World Cup as a swansong, despite recent reappearances in the one-day team. Asked how long he…

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Ten years of career lessons

Ten years of career lessons

Bethesda, Maryland—Todd Pihl has changed jobs so many times that when he was speaking at a National Institutes of Health (NIH) career symposium earlier this month he couldn’t recall exactly how many companies he’s worked at. Four or five, he told the grad student and postdoc attendees, though his LinkedIn profile places him at six. When he spoke at the first such NIH career symposium 10 years ago, he was at a startup that worked with universities to set up career development resources for Ph.D. holders. Later, he founded a…

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British student told by EU careers service a Brussels job is ‘out of the question’ after Brexit

British student told by EU careers service a Brussels job is ‘out of the question’ after Brexit

Ms Roebuck, 24, said she thought it was “madness” when careers advisers at an EU networking event in Brussels advised her that she would have to obtain French nationality in order to have job prospects in Brussels Sara Roebuck/Facebook A British student studying in Paris has been told that getting a job with European Union (EU) institutions will be “out of the question” after Brexit. Sara Roebuck, who is doing a double masters in European politics at Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics, recently attended a careers event in Brussels with her university class to…

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Trump fires Comey: A timeline of his career

Trump fires Comey: A timeline of his career

President Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House announced. Here is a timeline of his career: 1993: Comey served as the lead prosecutor in United States v. John Gambino et al., a six-month mafia racketeering and murder trial in the Southern District of New York. 1996 to 2001: Comey served as Managing Assistant U.S. Attorney in charge of the Richmond Division of the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia. While in this role, Comey handled the Khobar Towers terrorist bombing case, in…

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Hong Kong surgeon saves Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career after knee surgery on Manchester United star

Hong Kong surgeon saves Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career after knee surgery on Manchester United star

Hong Kong-raised orthopaedic expert Dr Freddie Fu has saved the career of Manchester United superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the player’s agent said on Tuesday. The Swede, who ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament while playing for United on April 21, underwent successful surgery under Fu and another doctor in Philadelphia, said Mino Raiola, and will be back in action as soon as possible. With Ibrahimovic 35 years old, there were fears that the injury could end his storied career. “Zlatan Ibrahimovic has undergone successful knee surgery. He will make a full recovery…

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Zafar Ansari retires to pursue career outside of cricket

Zafar Ansari retires to pursue career outside of cricket

Zafar Ansari has retired from cricket in order to pursue a career in the legal profession, just four months after playing his third and final test for England. Ansari’s retirement comes as a surprise even though he never hid the fact that cricket was always only “just one part of my life”. His academic achievements – he has a double first in politics, philosophy and sociology from Cambridge University and a Master’s degree in history from Royal Holloway – offer him plenty of opportunities outside of bowling left-arm spin. He endured a tough…

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IES Main Exam 2017: Admit cards issued, download them now

IES Main Exam 2017: Admit cards issued, download them now

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the admit cards for Indian engineering service (IES) Main examination 2017 on its official website. The IES main examination will be held on May 14, 2017. Click here to download your admit card. Before downloading the e-admit card read all the instructions on the website and take a printout of the same. Click on yes to go to the login page. Key in your registration or roll number, date of birth (in dd/mm/yyyy format), Captcha code and click on submit to get…

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Big Data Is a Big Deal for Career Opportunities

Big Data Is a Big Deal for Career Opportunities

What if there was one skill set you could acquire that would help you secure a new job across every industry and in almost any occupation? Companies are screaming for employees with talent in this field and it doesn’t (yet) require a four-year degree. What is it? Data science and analytics, or DSA. Data science is the study of data. It requires an understanding of mathematics (especially statistics) and may also require familiarity with information from machine learning, how to mine data or visualizing data. The interesting thing about DSA…

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Wenger on worst away losing run of Arsenal career

Wenger on worst away losing run of Arsenal career

For the first time since Arsene Wenger became the club’s manager 21 years ago, the Gunners have lost four consecutive away league matches Arsenal were already having a rough season away from the Emirates Stadium, but Arsene Wenger’s side hit rock bottom on Monday night against Crystal Palace. REPORT: Palace thrash abject Arsenal The Gunners were handed a 3-0 defeat at Selhurst Park, marking their fourth straight away loss in the Premier League to slip further behind in the race for a top-four finish The four-match away losing streak is the worst for…

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AP Police SI Exam 2017: Written test results, OMR sheets released, check them here

AP Police SI Exam 2017: Written test results, OMR sheets released, check them here

APSLPRB has released the final written test results of exam for filling vacancies for the posts of Sub Inspector (SI Civil), Reserve Sub Inspector of Police, Deputy Jailor and Assistant Matron (Prisons). (Shakti Yadav/HT file) Andhra Pradesh State Level Police Recruitment Board (APSLPRB) has declared the final written test results (marks) of exam for filling vacancies for the posts of Sub Inspector (SI Civil), Reserve Sub Inspector of Police, Deputy Jailor and Assistant Matron (Prisons). The examination was held on February 18 and 19, 2017 at Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Guntur Districts…

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