Business Top 5: Corporate governance issue continues to drag Sun Pharma stocks down; Wipro announces 1:3 bonus

Sun Pharma stock down 13.7 per cent in the last 2 days over fresh whistle-blower complaint losing almost Rs 14,000 cr in m-cap going to its lowest point in almost six years. Wipro’s board announced a bonus of 1:3 alongwith an interim dividend of Re 1/share.  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock 1. Sun Pharma – Corporate governance concerns continues to ail stock Stock down 13.7 per cent in the last 2 days over fresh whistle-blower complaint losing almost Rs 14,000 cr in m-cap going to its lowest point in almost six years. A…

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Uncertainty over Class 12 results continues: CBSE likely to challenge HC order

The announcement of CBSE’s Class 12 exam results could be delayed as the board will challenge a Delhi high court order asking it to continue with a marking policy that it decided to nix last month. The country’s biggest school board decided on Wednesday to file a “special leave petition” in the Supreme Court against the high court verdict. The CBSE results are expected between May 25 and May 27 as these are traditionally announced around this time of the year. The board said the results won’t be delayed but…

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Part of brain continues to grow even in adulthood

Have you ever noticed that the ability to recognise faces, a critical aspect for everyday social interactions, improves from childhood to adulthood? A study has revealed that in humans, a part of the brainresponsible for face recognition continues to grow into adulthood, while the region that helps to recognise places stays the same. The study was published in journal of Science. According to researchers, the ability to recognise faces, which is critical for everyday social interactions, improves from childhood to adulthood. In seeking to better understand brain activity to recognize…

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Capital’s poor show continues

The capital continued to experience “very poor” air quality on Monday. Though the pollution level had improved from last week’s “severe”, experts said the air quality will continue to be “very poor” till December 15, after which it may deteriorate further. According to Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s realtime air quality monitoring, PM 2.5 levels ranged from 200 to 300 micrograms per cubic metres at most locations like Punjabi Bagh, Mandir Marg and RK Puram. “The improved conditions will continue till December 15.Due to the movement of the western disturbance over…

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Delhi’s ‘Severe’ Air Quality Continues

Delhi on Thursday witnessed severe level of air quality on the fourth consecutive day after Diwali. System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) showed levels of PM (particulate matter) 2.5 and PM 10 exceeding 500 at most locations early in the morning. Values above 500 are considered beyond the Air Quality Index (AQI). The US Embassy’s air pollution monitor, which covers the area of Chanakyapuri, showed PM 2.5 levels touching 1,000. Residents of Delhi complained about irritation in eyes, cough and other discomfort due to the plunging…

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Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO

Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO (Image credit: AFP) Delhis air is the worst among world megacities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend‘s #breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-matter (PM2.5) levels were almost four times above daily safe levels, on average, for the seven-day period from September 22 to 28, 2016. For long-term exposure, these 24-hour levels are nearly 11 times above the WHO health standards. Over the monsoon, Delhi’s air was relatively cleaner because the rain and wind diminished the…

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Bowl of porridge a day continues early death at bay

Adding years to your existence is as easy as ingesting a bowl of porridge every day, indicates a latest study. Researchers at Harvard College determined that just one 16g serving per day of complete grain cuts the chance of death from any purpose, heart disease or cancer. And, they argued, the extra entire grains people devour, the larger the advantages. Their evaluation of studies confirmed that for each unmarried serving (16g) of complete grains, there has been a 7 percentage drop in risk of loss of life from any motive,…

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on the upward thrust: adolescence obesity continues to benefit Numbers in US

The alarming boom in adolescence weight problems fees in the US that commenced almost 30 years ago maintains unabated, with the largest will increase in severe weight problems, says a examine. “regardless of some other latest reports, we observed no indication of a decline in weight problems prevalence inside the US in any institution of children aged via 19,” said look at lead writer Asheley Skinner, accomplice professor at Duke clinical research Institute, Duke university school of medication. “this is in particular proper with severe obesity, which stays high, especially…

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FBI Continues to Debate Sharing iPhone Hack With Apple

The FBI has not decided whether to share with Apple details about how the bureau hacked into an iPhone linked to a California terrorism investigation, the bureau’s director says. James Comey discussed the situation during a speech Wednesday evening at Kenyon College in Ohio. He called their ability to get into the iPhone a “technological corner case” and said the flaw the FBI exploited in Apple’s software works only on a “narrow slice of phones” – the  iPhone 5c, running version 9 of Apple’s mobile operating system, not on newer…

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