Board exams results out: Here’s a list of top foreign universities Class 12 science students apply to

As Class 12 board examinations come to an end and universities around the world open their doors to admit first-year students, the multitude of possible options can become agonising. Especially, when you are opting for a science degree abroad, the selection of course specialisation, university and country build up to a monstrous task. Since it’s imperative to get these information right, let’s start cutting through the clutter by shortlisting top global universities. Choosing your specialisation At this stage, most students would have decided or already had a brief idea on…

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Lifestyle audits of former top cop and co-accused should have been done by independent company‚ defence lawyer says

General Arno Lamoer. File photo. Image by: Times Media An independent auditing company should have conducted the lifestyle audits of the accused in the corruption trial involving former provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer. That is what defence lawyer Johnny Nortje‚ told state witness Wynand Wessels during his cross examination in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. Wessels had conducted lifestyle audits of Lamoer‚ three of his former brigadiers and of businessman Salim Dawjee – who is believed to have paid the former high ranking police officials over R1.6-million over…

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Top ten coolest gadgets launched at CES 2017

The Consumer Technology Association annually organizes a mega trade event popularly known as CES or Consumer Electronics Show in the month of January at Las Vegas Convention Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada in United States. The event is an opportunity to present some of the coolest innovations for the consumers by the great technology giants all over the world. Consumer Electronics Show started in the year 1967 in the New York City as a spinoff of Chicago Music Show, since then this event has turned out to be a huge…

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Top Food Searches on Google in 2016

One way to approach trends is to get a pulse of the sentiment and identify trends with industry experts. Another way is to rely on absolute data and analytics. Google did just that. The Food Trends Report of 2016 by Google analyses food searches in terms of volumes and removes seasonal effects, etc. Thus, the report is able to correctly identify food trends, basis their interest levels on Google Search. Want to know what people searched for this year? Read on. RISERS: risers 620 Certain food searches saw an upswing…

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Critics’ Choice Awards: La La Land wins top prize

Musical movie La La Land has picked up eight awards at the Critics’ Choice Awards including best film. Damien Chazelle was named best director but the film’s stars, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, missed out on acting honours. Natalie Portman won best actress for her portrayal of former first US lady Jackie Kennedy in Jackie. Casey Affleck was named best actor for his role as a troubled caretaker in Manchester by the Sea. The best original screenplay award was tied between Chazelle for La La Land and Kenneth Lonergan for…

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Top Trump Cabinet candidate claimed trans individuals ‘suffer from mental disorders,’ live a ‘freakish lifestyle’

One of President-elect Donald Trump’s top candidates to run the Department of Homeland Security made eyebrow-raising comments about transgender individuals on his radio show earlier this year. David Clarke, the sheriff of Milwaukee County in Wisconsin, is reportedly a contender to lead the DHS and met with Trump in New York on Monday. Throughout Trump’s presidential campaign, he has been one of Trump’s more controversial allies. On the June 25th episode of his podcast, “The People’s Sheriff,” Clarke claimed that transgender Americans have mental disorders and painted them as one of several groups who…

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Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources

This week’s roundup isn’t so much a top 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental health resources to keep handy for you or someone you love who may need someone to talk to, whatever the reason. 10. Dial 211 Not enough people know that most municipal areas have a 211 service you can dial to find out about mental health, counseling, or other resources available in your community and beyond. We mentioned them in our guide…

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Health care expected to be top priority for Trump

Scott Walley would not cry if the Affordable Care Act went away. The 58-year-old Lower Heidelberg Township realtor said he and an entire class of self-employed people are hurting because of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.Before the law went into effect, he paid about $435 a month to buy his insurance for his family on the private market. In 2017, he says he could pay up to $2,600 a month for himself, his wife and his daughter.”I hope they clean it off completely,” he said. “It’s a crime…

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Climate finance to top India’s agenda

New Delhi: Adaptation issues, coupled with finance and technology transfers for developing countries, will top India’s agenda at a key global climate change conference starting in Morocco on Monday, signalling a continuation of its efforts to get industrialized developed nations to do more to halt global warming. The 22nd meeting of the Conference of Parties (CoP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November. Experts cautioned that India should go to Morocco with a clear position on ‘loss…

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Bill Brooks: Top Canadian fashion designers strut their stuff

For those who are au courant on Canada’s fashion industry, it’s old news that Toronto’s Fashion Week was cancelled. You would also be up to snuff on all the acronyms associated with the industry. PFW is Paris Fashion Week. NFW? New York Fashion Week. And so on. Now we don’t have a Calgary Fashion Week (CFW?), but we do have PARK (Promoting Artists Redefining Kulture). The avant organization recently partnered with CAFA (Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards) as part of CAFA’s national event series Fashion Connects. The partnership proved the…

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