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Reservation for OBCs in NTSE exams approved Reservation for OBCs in NTSE exams approved
- November 01, 2017

Close to 10,000,000 Class X students take this exam annually. While the first stage of the nationwide test is conducted at the state-level under respective State governments, the second stage of the test is held by the NCERT for those qualifying in the state-level test (NTSE-I). (more...)
Steelers reportedly turned down Martavis Bryant trade inquiries Steelers reportedly turned down Martavis Bryant trade inquiries
- November 01, 2017

Bryant was held out of last week's win over the Lions after a week of controversy. Rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster, a second-round pick out of USC, started in Bryant's place and hauled in seven receptions for 193 yards and a touchdown. He made a trade request earlier in the season and asked coaches to be more involved with the offense ahead of Week 5, per Dan Graziano of ESPN . (more...)
Arsene Wenger backs rejuvenated Mathieu Debuchy as Arsenal centre-back Arsene Wenger backs rejuvenated Mathieu Debuchy as Arsenal centre-back
- November 01, 2017

This comes after he started Arsenal's win over Red Star Belgrade two weeks ago, and the extra time victory over Norwich in the Carabao Cup. Debuchy will hope to play again the Europa League when Red Star Belgrade visit the Emirates on Thursday, though Callum Chambers is in line to feature having overcome a hip injury. (more...)
Royals take up the baton at start of south-east Asia tour Royals take up the baton at start of south-east Asia tour
- November 01, 2017

So far, the pair have been in talks with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and have paid their respects to Singapore's war dead. Singapore was given a flavour of what to expect when their table tennis gold medallist from Glasgow 2014, Clarence Chew, presented the Royal couple with the Baton. (more...)
Leeds fans angry with player's performance against Derby: Leeds fans angry with player's performance against Derby: "Not good enough"
- November 01, 2017

After starting poorly against Sheffield United in their previous defeat Leeds were sharper this time and took the lead after just eight minutes when Ronaldo Vieira won the ball in midfield and quickly sent Samuel Saiz racing away. "There was a clear penalty in the 44th minute against Alioski". However, the 26-year-old has two goals to his name from the bench this season and must be pushing for a recall as Leeds look to turn things around in the Championship. (more...)
Here are photos of Tom Brady and Gisele dressed up for Halloween Here are photos of Tom Brady and Gisele dressed up for Halloween
- November 01, 2017

The New England Patriots quarterback has become a fitness guru in recent years, which has allowed him to maintain his MVP-caliber play at the age of 40. The famous couple rarely strays from their whole-food, gluten-free, low-sugar diet, but they do indulge in avocado ice cream, as Brady revealed in a 2016 Facebook post, showing off his freezer stacked with the stuff. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne plays down Manchester City's chances of matching Arsenal's Invincibles Kevin De Bruyne plays down Manchester City's chances of matching Arsenal's Invincibles
- November 01, 2017

So we'll always have a chance of winning". The Belgian global was questioned by reporters about the possibility of his side going through the whole season unbeaten. You keep maintaining pressure. This has prompted questions about whether they can become only the second side to finish a Premier League season without a defeat. (more...)
Columbus takes advantage of short-handed NYCFC 4-1
- November 01, 2017

Sean Johnson was unable to keep out Meram in the 69th minute as the Crew raced clear before Villa pounced with 12 minutes remaining to score New York's first play-off goal since their inception in 2015. "In the last seven, eight games when we've been struggling to win games a little bit, the chances were there", he said. "When you create so many chances and you only score once, it's not good enough". (more...)
Juventus, Allegri: 'Mandzukic could play as defender' Juventus, Allegri: 'Mandzukic could play as defender'
- November 01, 2017

Higuain was denied by a brilliant Rui Patricio save in the 69th minute but equalised 10 minutes later when he clipped the ball past the Sporting goalkeeper after Juan Cuadrado threaded a pass through the defence. Sporting goalkeeper Rui Patricio had to make some hard saves to keep his team ahead, but there was nothing he could do when Higuain entered the area and sent a shot over his head to level the match. (more...)
Crawford blocked FG, Scandrick return saves Cowboys' first half Crawford blocked FG, Scandrick return saves Cowboys' first half
- November 01, 2017

Cowboys kicker Mike Nugent drilled two more field goals to take 26-13 lead in the fourth quarter. Wide receiver Jamison Crowder caught nine passes for 123 yards. Ryan Kerrigan , meanwhile, is questionable to return right now with a groin injury of his own. Dallas also took advantage of three Washington turnovers. (more...)
Insomniac's Spider-Man game gets new trailer after months of silence Insomniac's Spider-Man game gets new trailer after months of silence
- November 01, 2017

The game is looking to be the ultimate Spider-Man gaming experience, but it will also let players control other characters as well, such as Peter Parker's longtime love interest, Mary Jane Watson . But man, I can't deal with this unmasked Peter Parker . Negative, the villainous alter-ego of Martin Li. It might be that Intihar has a point when it comes to showing the open world. (more...)
Iman Shumpert (knee) to miss a week for the Cavaliers Iman Shumpert (knee) to miss a week for the Cavaliers
- November 01, 2017

Shumpert did not play Sunday against NY because of his knee, though he started Saturday in place of then-injured Derrick Rose in New Orleans. Shumpert has been experiencing pain since at least Friday, and it increased before Sunday's loss to the Knicks , the team said. (more...)
Jarvis Landry Reportedly Has 'Zero Chance' of Being Traded by Dolphins Jarvis Landry Reportedly Has 'Zero Chance' of Being Traded by Dolphins
- November 01, 2017

While the Ajayi trade seemed to come out of nowhere, it has been reported for a few weeks now that Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry could be flipped for the right price. Beckham, a first-round pick by the Giants, had recorded at least 1,300 receiving yards in each of his first three seasons with the franchise before his injury. (more...)
Federer withdraws from Paris Masters Federer withdraws from Paris Masters
- November 01, 2017

Federer needed to put up strong performances at Paris and the Nitto ATP Finals (Nov. 12-19) to displace World No. 1 Rafael Nadal from the summit. "I'll decide when it's over this weekend what to do with Paris ", Federer said after his win over Mannarino, as quoted on Yahoo Sport. "I am very sorry to have to pull out of the Rolex Paris Masters but my body needs a rest after Basel. (more...)
Red Wings send Coyotes to another loss Red Wings send Coyotes to another loss
- November 01, 2017

Red Wings: Begin a four-game road trip through Canada on Thursday at Ottawa, where they won 2-1 in a shootout on October 7. Jimmy Howard made 30 saves. Athanasiou, making his home debut, has two points in three games (goal, assist). Sure enough the Coyotes struck to halve the lead, with Jason Demers firing a slap shot that beat Howard at 11:36. (more...)
Asia Cup: Vandana, Gurjit score as Indian women beat Malaysia 2-0 Asia Cup: Vandana, Gurjit score as Indian women beat Malaysia 2-0
- November 01, 2017

Vandana Katariya (54th minute) and Gurjit Kaur (55th) scored for India's third successive win in the pool stage. In earlier matches, World 22 ranked Malaysia defeated 40th-ranked Singapore 8-0 but lost 5-4 to eighth-ranked China. All eight sides at the tournament will qualify for the quarter-finals with the group phase simply deciding who plays who. Malaysia did not capitalize on another penalty corner the team won, and the third quarter also ended in a stalemate. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) closed the last trading session at $11.01
- November 01, 2017

ATR value of the company was 0.28 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 38.64. Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Banco Bradesco S A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $62.73B market cap company. (more...)
Georgia, Alabama top 2 in playoff rankings, Penn State 7th Georgia, Alabama top 2 in playoff rankings, Penn State 7th
- November 01, 2017

Mississippi State re-entered the poll at No. 21 after a 35-14 victory over Texas A&M, while Memphis is 22nd. Georgia is ranked first, Alabama is second, Notre Dame is third and Clemson fourth. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs will make an appearance in the initial top four. Ohio State and Wisconsin are the new entrants to the top quartet in the poll, sliding up with Penn State and TCU losing on Saturday. (more...)
Harry Kane is out of Spurs' clash with Manchester United Harry Kane is out of Spurs' clash with Manchester United
- November 01, 2017

A hamstring injury kept Kane out of the trip to Old Trafford, with Pochettino selecting Son Heung-min in attack rather than Fernando Llorente. "I'm disappointed because he is our main striker and I think he is one of the best strikers in Europe, in the world, and always you are going to miss your best striker". (more...)
Chris Hogan to miss time with injury
- November 01, 2017

Hogan's reported timeline of "a few weeks" means the veteran wideout could miss a game or two out of the bye, but likely no more than that. For the season, Hogan has 33 receptions for 438 yards and five touchdowns. (more...)
Lions sign ex-Packers guard Barclay, waive Skipper Lions sign ex-Packers guard Barclay, waive Skipper
- November 01, 2017

He did not make the team and joined the Lions' practice squad at the end of September. BC-FBN-Lions-Moves, 88Lions sign Barclay, waive SkipperEds: APNewsNow. Barclay, 28, originally signed with the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia in 2012. He's made 24 starts in 62 career games since entering the National Football League as an undrafted rookie in 2012 with Green Bay. (more...)
Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to 'dig deeper' after Roma defeat Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to 'dig deeper' after Roma defeat
- November 01, 2017

He added: "For sure, we have to try to find the strength to understand and to use this loss in the right way". The emphatic 3-0 defeat left Chelsea second in the group, albeit spared further damage by Atl├ętico Madrid's failure to beat Qarabag's 10 men in Spain, and with concern mounting over Sunday's visit of Manchester United to Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Julian Savea on playing against brother Ardie - It's going to be weird Julian Savea on playing against brother Ardie - It's going to be weird
- November 01, 2017

Kaino, 34, was recalled to New Zealand's squad for their European tour and is in contention to play this weekend, in what would be his first appearance since facing the British and Irish Lions. "I'm just focused on this week". From the outside, it seems as though provincial success has rejuvenated Savea's passion for the game. "I'm not expecting any sort of leniency". (more...)
Don't throw the ball back! Don't throw the ball back!
- November 01, 2017

The 10-inning game lasted five hours and 18 minutes and featured seven home runs, including Puig's two-run shot, which cut Houston's lead to 12-11. There's a lot to dislike about the sport besides the length of the game these days. Sarah Head, the woman who caught the ball, told Yahoo Sports that there's more to the story, however. Vim says before the game they ALL agreed that if they caught a Dodgers HR ball - it was going back on the field.no matter what! And who was the man who ... (more...)
Jay-Z To Receive Grammy's 'Salute to Industry Icons' Award Jay-Z To Receive Grammy's 'Salute to Industry Icons' Award
- November 01, 2017

Lee, Doug Morris, Mo Ostin, and Antonio "L.A". The 21-time Grammy victor, who also has been president of Def Jam Recordings and founded Roc Nation, will receive the 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons award, which has gone to music execs including Davis, Motown's Berry Gordy, and Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun. (more...)
Hot Stock to Watch: Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) Hot Stock to Watch: Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)
- November 01, 2017

Phil Frohlich increased its stake in Seadrill Partners Llc (SDLP) by 115.43% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 12.3 percent. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Leggett & Platt, in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Gabelli initiated Leggett & Platt, Inc. (more...)
Jets CB Morris Claiborne's status for Thursday uncertain due to 'sore foot' Jets CB Morris Claiborne's status for Thursday uncertain due to 'sore foot'
- November 01, 2017

Despite the Jets having only a walk-through, six players did not practice. The prospects for defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder, foot) don't seem as promising. "Hopefully he can play, we'll see". So that's the way it is. But it's definitely something tough that we, health-wise, have to deal with. "If they're interested in player safety this isn't conducive to player safety", he said. (more...)
Tim Hardaway Jr. details why no one can really defend Kristaps Porzingis Tim Hardaway Jr. details why no one can really defend Kristaps Porzingis
- November 01, 2017

Perennial Western Conference contenders San Antonio also fell, 94-97 on the road at IN (3-3), as they lost their second straight game after a flawless four-game start to start the season. "Teams are coming after us every single night, and we know that". And according to ESPN's Ian Begley , Knicks forward Tim Hardaway Jr . doesn't think opposing defenses have much chance of doing anything to slow down the Unicorn. (more...)
76ers decline Okafor's option, pick up four others
- November 01, 2017

However, in today's National Basketball Association game, there's simply no room for it. In fact, Okafor has turned into a minus player whenever he's on the floor. It looks like Okafor has a clear answer. In his rookie year, Okafor averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds, but his output dipped last season, as he averaged just 11.8 points and 4.8 rebounds in 50 games. (more...)
Sunderland sack Grayson after torrid start to season Sunderland sack Grayson after torrid start to season
- November 01, 2017

The result meant the Black Cats tied an English league record of going 19 matches without a win on home soil, and they announced Grayson's departure just minutes after the full-time whistle. Ex-Preston North End manager Simon Grayson has been sacked by Sunderland after just four months in charge at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland are facing the prospect of back-to-back relegations as they sit two points from safety in the second tier and are looking for their ninth manager in six years. (more...)