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After years of shunning fixed maturity plans, Franklin Templeton re-enters the segment

Among the top 15 fund houses in terms of fixed income assets, 78.9% of Franklin Templeton’s fixed income assets lie in securities rated AA & lower; the most in such companies. What is special about Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Ltd launching a new fixed maturity plan (FMP)? On 20 March, it launched a new fund called Franklin India Fixed ... Read More »

Crisil Ups Outlook On 18 PSU Banks After Capital Infusion Plan

The government would pump Rs. 88,139 crore into 20 PSU banks before end-March (Representational image) Mumbai: Rating agency Crisil on Friday revised upwards the outlook on 18 state-run banks to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ and also reaffirmed their ratings following the announcement of capital infusion worth Rs. 88,139 crore by the government. The agency said move will strengthen the balance sheets ... Read More »

Fourteen Years After Its Release, Should You Bother Getting Started With World of Warcraft?

HIGHLIGHTS 2016’s Legion is the latest expansion to World of Warcraft It brings dramatic changes to this 14-year-old game It’s the best entry point for newcomers to World of Warcraft World of Warcraft is one of the longest-running and most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) around. It’s seen spin-off card games, movies, and novels too. Since its inception in 2004, ... Read More »

Young woman reveals stunning body transformation after university ‘student lifestyle’ took its toll

Jessica Burr (left) put on weight as she began university, going out, eating junk food and making poor decisions(Image: Somerset Live WS) A young woman has revealed her stunning transformation after calling time on weight gain while living the student lifestyle. Jessica Burr, 22, had always been self-conscious about her weight. But living the student lifestyle during her first year at Southampton ... Read More »

Ryan murder case: After CBSE, NDMC issues circular on safety guidelines to schools

After the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the North MCD has issued a circular to municipal schools directing them to ensure safety of students and keep a tight watch on visitors. The directives have been issued in the wake of the Ryan school incident where a seven-year-old class 2 student of a private school in Gurgaon was found with his ... Read More »

PC Game Adding Option To Disable Popular YouTuber Characters After Players Complain

Shortly after the release of Steam prison break hit The Escapists 2, players flooded the forums with questions. “Who are these people with weird names and funny colored hair,” they wanted to know, “and why can’t I make them go away?” The Escapists 2 is a sandbox game in which you try to escape from a series of increasingly ludicrous prisons including a ... Read More »

Grading the Cowboys’ rookies after 24-20 dress rehearsal win

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Following the Cowboys 24-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders, it’s time to check in with the rookies who got their night’s started in the second half of the game. First, a reminder of our grading system. [Author’s note: We’ve decided to include all rookies instead of just the draft picks mainly because only one draft pick has stayed on ... Read More »

Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Create Language Humans Can’t Understand

HIGHLIGHTS Chatbots started speaking in their own language defying codes provided Initially the AI agents used English to converse with each other This comes after Elon Musk said that AI was the biggest risk Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) was limited, the social media company has reportedly shut down one ... Read More »

Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years working in education?

‘For 10 years I was a head of sixth form and then university tutor in an independent girls’ school,’ writes Dr Claire Seymour. ‘And yet I am deemed to be unable to guarantee children’s safeguarding, control a class or adapt teaching to respond to the needs of all pupils.’ Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA I am one of these “unqualified” teachers (60% ... Read More »

Rose Pink Galaxy S8 arrives in North America

Samsung launched the impressive-looking Galaxy S8 in March, but its pink variant took until June to arrive. The Rose Pink option was announced in Taiwan and now it’s starting to expand to other markets as it’s hitting Mexico. The Rose Pink Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available for pre-order from August 10 and will start shipping on August 16. Samsung partnered with case manufacturer ... Read More »