Iker Casillas’ 1000th match of career ends on dismal note as Porto suffer defeat at Belenenses

Iker Casillas’ 1000th match of career ends on dismal note as Porto suffer defeat at Belenenses

Lisbon: Iconic Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas played the 1000th match of his career on Monday as Portuguese title contenders Porto suffered a damaging 2-0 defeat at Belenenses. File image of Porto’s Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas. AFP Casillas was making his 108th appearance for Porto, having previously turned out 725 times with boyhood club Real Madrid while earning 167 caps for Spain. He captained his country to their first World Cup title in 2010 as well as consecutive European Championships, in 2008 and 2012. The 36-year-old broke through into the Real first…

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Canadian university to partner with Chinese institutes on connected and autonomous vehicles

Canadian university to partner with Chinese institutes on connected and autonomous vehicles

Emanuel M Schwermer | DigitalVision | Getty Images The University of Waterloo in Ontario is to partner with two Chinese institutes to develop research into connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The Canadian university recently signed an agreement with both the Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State Key Laboratory for Management and Control of Complex Systems (SKL-MCCS). Research will focus on everything from automated vehicle testing to deep learning in automated driving and applied artificial intelligence. A “shared research center” for automated driving will be set up while…

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Indian institutes consistently fare poorly on global rankings

Indian institutes consistently fare poorly on global rankings

Indian educational institutions continued to lag behind their Asian and global peers in the QS World University Rankings 2018. This was a repeat of their performance in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 released a few weeks ago, where Indian institutes’ performance deteriorated from 2017. In the QS World University Rankings 2018, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), followed by Stanford University and Harvard University topped the list, thereby putting United States at the top of the league table. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (rank 172), followed by…

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Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25

Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25

Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25 NEW DELHI:  The hall ticket for Kerala State Eligibility Test is available on the official website for download. Through SET, candidates would become eligible for recruitment as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE. The exam will be conducted on February 25, 2018. There will be two papers in the exam and exam will be conducted for 35 different subjects. While paper I will be consist of general knowledge and teaching aptitude questions, paper II will have…

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Why I’ve got designs on distance learning

Why I’ve got designs on distance learning

n a rare burst of enthusiasm I have signed up for a ten-week Harvard University distance learning course in the history and theory of architecture. It requires a commitment of three to five hours a week and comprises videos, online tests, rudimentary design and some model-making. My reasoning is that I often commit that much time a week to watching a TV box set while sitting slumped on a settee with a bowl of crisps, so why not do something more worthwhile instead? Another motivation is the realisation, stronger with…

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TCS bets on ‘localised recruitment’

TCS bets on ‘localised recruitment’

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) hired more than 20% of its recruits in the last one year in international markets as part of its “localisation initiatives.” In the October-December 2017 quarter alone, the firm recruited almost 3,000 people from outside India. “Overall, in the last 12 months, we have recruited 59,700 employees, which includes 12,700 outside India, a good indicator of how our localisation initiatives are progressing,” CEO & MD Rajesh Gopinathan said at a recent investor call. He added that the company had “always prided ourselves in our ability to…

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UPSEE 2018: Application Likely To Begin On January 23

UPSEE 2018: Application Likely To Begin On January 23

UPSEE 2018: Application Likely To Begin On January 23 NEW DELHI:  The online application process for UPSEE 2018 is expected to begin on January 23, 2018. Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University, Uttar Pradesh conducts Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) for admission to B.Tech. and other professional bachelor degree programs offered by institutes in the state. The exam will be conducted on April 29 for B.Tech. and other professional degrees and on May 5 and 6, 2018 for post-graduate degrees. Earlier the exams had been scheduled for April…

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Education loan defaults soar 47% on weak job market

Education loan defaults soar 47% on weak job market

HIGHLIGHTS A weak job market and wilful default by even those in well-paying jobs have hit the education loan portfolio of state-run banks. Non-performing assets soared by almost 47% between March 2015 and last March, data shared in Parliament showed. The problem is so acute for at least five lenders that the stock of bad loans has more than doubled. NEW DELHI: A weak job market and wilful default by even those in well-paying jobs have hit the education loan portfolio of state-run banks with non-performing assets soaring by almost…

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Give the gift of gorgeous photos with this this online course on Photoshop

Give the gift of gorgeous photos with this this online course on Photoshop

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Professional photo tools like Photoshop are no longer just for the pros. Not only are they pretty easy to learn, just a few tweaks to lighting and color grading can turn your photos from ho-hum to seriously wow-worthy. SEE ALSO: This DSLR camera has ‘food mode’ and it’s $300 off at Target today What you can do with Photoshop all comes down to having the right learning tools — like the Complete Photoshop Mastery Bundle,…

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Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2017: 337 Posts on Contract Basis, Apply Before December 12

Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2017: 337 Posts on Contract Basis, Apply Before December 12

Screenshot taken from the official website of Bank of Baroda. Bank of Baroda Recruitment of Human Resource on Contract Basis for Wealth Management Services is currently open for eligible candidates on its official website – bankofbaroda.com. Bank of Baroda aims to fill 337 different posts in its various branches across the country. Interested and eligible candidates must apply for the same online on or before 12th December 2017. Also, one candidate can apply for one post only therefore applicants must apply for the one for which they are experienced and eligible….

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