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5-10 bank chiefs, including an MNC, in the fray to head Yes Bank

5-10 bank chiefs, including an MNC, in the fray to head Yes Bank

Finance
MUMBAI: A search panel entrusted with finding Rana Kapoor's successor to lead Yes Bank has shortlisted multiple names, including those serving a foreign as well as domestic lenders, two sources said Friday. Veteran banker OP Bhatt, who was a past chairman of State Bank and one of the two independent members of the search and selection committee, had resigned Thursday over potential conflicts of interest. Bhatt's resignation came a day after non-executive chairman of the bank Ashok Chawla, a former finance secretary and a past chairman of the fair trade body Competition Commission and the telecom watchdog Trai, suddenly resigned after his name cropped up in the Aircel-Maxis corruption case, being probed by the CBI. Bhatt's connections with the foreign lender, whose chief executive is among ...
Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Sports
Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Several high-profile figure skaters will take the ice when the Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continues Friday with Skate Canada -- including Olympic silver medalists Shoma Uno and Evgenia Medvedeva. Reigning Canadian champion Gabrielle Daleman, a team gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics, withdrew from the competition to focus on mental health. Uno and Medvedeva are expected to take the gold, but the field is full of up-and-coming talent. Cha Jun-Hwan of South Korea will be making his Grand Prix debut of the season after placing ninth at last year's event. He opened his season with a silver medal at the Autumn Classic in Ontario, second to Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu. American Jason Brown will be competing in his first Grand Prix event of the season after a ...
IBM to send 'friendly' floating robot head named CIMON to International Space Station

IBM to send 'friendly' floating robot head named CIMON to International Space Station

Technology
An 11-pound, artificially-intelligent, floating robot head is being sent to the International Space Station (ISS) this week to assist astronauts there, IBM executives announced today. The astronaut assistant is named CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is the product of a joint project between the German Aerospace Center, Airbus, and International Business Machines Corporation, better known as IBM. The group project developed and integrated artificial intelligence (AI) components into CIMON and have been training it to demonstrate a personality. CIMON is scheduled to be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket bound for the ISS on June 29 at 5:41 am EST, and is set to arrive there on Monday, July 2 - when it will join the Horizons mission as an astron...
Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found

Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found

Technology
An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. The 5-centimeter (2-inch) sculpture is an exceedingly rare example of figurative art from the Holy Land during the 9th century B.C. — a period associated with biblical kings. Exquisitely preserved but for a bit of missing beard, nothing quite like it has been found before. While scholars are certain the stern bearded figure wearing a golden crown represents royalty, they are less sure which king it symbolizes, or which kingdom he may have ruled. Archaeologists unearthed the diminutive figurine in 2017 during excavations at a site called Abel Beth Maacah, located just south of Israel's border with Lebanon, near the modern-...
How did Karius play on with concussion? Head injury Q&A

How did Karius play on with concussion? Head injury Q&A

Sports
Liverpool's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid was defined by many factors, but none more so than the two errors by goalkeeper Loris Karius.Throwing the ball directly at Karim Benzema was bad enough, but he then let Gareth Bale's shot slip through his fingers as well.But now, perhaps, an explanation has emerged, after the 24-year-old German was diagnosed with concussion by medical experts in Boston five days after the match. Real defender Sergio Ramos, already cast as the villain by some Liverpool fans for his involvement in the incident that led to Mohamed Salah's injury-enforced withdrawal from the final, collided with Karius moments before his first mistake.So how did Karius cont...