ICC T20 World Cup 2020 to be played in Australia is 13 months away and the tournaments first ever champions, India, will want to end their 13-year long drought.In pursuit of his first ICC trophy, Indian skipper Virat Kohli is willing to take risks in order to mould his India players into an "unfazed" unit, one that is able to "take toss out of the equation".His bold but surprising decision to bat first in a venue always known to favour the chasing teams may have backfired during the third T20l against South Africa, but Kohli said they will have to take risks to find the best combination.Close "Look, we will have to take risks. Even when you want to win a game of cricket you have to take risks, so nothing is a given, nothing is a guarantee before you start playing," Kohli said at the post-match press conference here late on Sunday. related news Prime Minister Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 69th death anniversary People light candles for Sam in Guwahati; AASU … [Read more...] about India vs South Africa T20Is: ‘No risk, no gain’, Kohli’s mantra heading into T20 World Cup
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A tsunami of cosmic energy from a star explosion 150 light years away may have triggered climate change and extinctions of large ocean animals such as the ancient giant shark Megalodon about 2.6 million years ago, scientist say.According to a study published in the journal Astrobiology, an oddly bright light arrived in the prehistoric sky and lingered there for weeks or months. It was a supernova some 150 light years away from Earth.Within a few hundred years, long after the strange light in the sky had dwindled, energy from the explosion reached our planet and pummeled the atmosphere, researchers said.Close It has always been believed that supernovae should have affected Earth at some time or another, said Adrian Melott, professor at the University of Kansas in the US. related news Frustrated with climate talks, activists dump manure outside Madrid summit 'Brexit election' raises hopes and fears in Northern Ireland Tata Tetley launches ethnic range of Indian-flavoured tea … [Read more...] about Supernovae behind extinction of prehistoric giant shark
Cathal Garvey used to work in cancer research. Now he is the scientific director of IndieBio, a biotech accelerator based in Cork, Ireland which is about to open a branch in San Francisco. Garvey originally studied genetics. “I got into genetics after seeing a documentary about it when it was quite young.” he says.”I had already decided that I was going to be a biologist at an even younger age. And then I thought ‘Oh my God, living things operate on a code.’” advertisement advertisement After graduating, Garvey became interested in the DIYBio movement of amateur biotechnologists. “I started seeing all these people doing really exciting stuff,” he says. “They were just doing what they wanted to do. It was what I imagined I would do when I was going into college and what I imagined nobody ever got a chance to do when leaving college.” So Garvey quit cancer research, built a lab in his mother’s spare bedroom, and … [Read more...] about Biocoding For Beginners
You might be reading this while taking a break from any of the team meetings that are integral to your job. Maybe it’s a team of company all-stars–a cross-functional team of high performers–that is key to tackling important challenges at your company. advertisement advertisement Regardless of the type, how is your team working out? That question surfaces regularly for most of us–and it usually comes from the boss or other higher-ups in a ritual pulse check. There’s good reason for making sure things are clicking. According to a EY (formerly Ernst & Young) survey of global business executives, most business leaders view high-performance teams as essential to success. Yet, very often top leaders themselves struggle the most on teams, especially leadership teams that are often chock-full of members who don’t mesh and often endure a dynamic one would hardly call a team. Leaders come together from very different professional and business … [Read more...] about 3 Types Of Dysfunctional Teams And How To Fix Them
Bharat Bond ETF, the initiative of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) of the government, was launched on December 12.The government had announced plans for debt ETFs in Budget 2019. The ETF has a duration of 3 years maturing in 2023 with a yield return of 6.69 percent and another duration of 7 years maturing in 2030 with a yield return of 7.58 percent. Both will be listed on NSE and BSE.Stressing on the appeal factor of 3-year and 7-year duration, Deepak Jasani Head Retail Research, HDFC Securities said, "Returns of this 3-year variant could be compared to Banking and PSU debt funds that have an average maturity of 2-4 years and a similar portfolio holding. Longer duration variant (10-years) would naturally bear high duration risk and can be considered by informed investors who want to take high duration bets."Close This ETF is managed by Edelweiss Mutual Fund. So the fund is called Edelweiss BHARAT Bond ETF, and the fund will invest in the bonds … [Read more...] about Mutual funds wrap: Bharat Bond ETF NFO open until December 20; Will retail investors bite?