Dwarkanhalli to lead Wipro’s Cloud Unit

Bengaluru: Wipro has hired Harish Dwarkanhalli, a senior executive and long-timer at Cognizant, as president of cloud enterprise platforms, a segment that is growing faster than the traditional software services, sources told ET. Dwarkanhalli was leading the over-a-billion dollar Salesforce business at Cognizant and handling a team of nearly 14,000 employees. A company spokesperson confirmed Read More …

The International Association of Athletics Federations should have been ‘more alert’: Sebastian Coe

London:   The IAAF should have been “more alert” during events that eventually saw world athletics’ governing body suspend Russia over state-sponsored doping, according to Sebastian Coe. Coe, writing in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, was elected president of the IAAF in August after spending eight years as deputy to Lamine Diack, who is being investigated Read More …

You Could Die Today. Here’s How to Reduce That Risk.

Everyone dies, but almost nobody expects to die today. Yet, accidents do happen. In 2017, accidents and unintentional injuries were the third-most-common cause of death of Americans. Although we live in a remarkably safe world by historical standards, many of us needlessly increase our risk of sickness, injury and even death without realizing it. Let’s Read More …

South Carolina Is the 10th State to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

WASHINGTON — Although the courts have so far blocked President Trump’s attempts to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, his administration announced on Thursday that it would allow a 10th state, South Carolina, to condition Medicaid eligibility for many poor adults on proving that they work or engage in other activities, like volunteering. It is Read More …

Russian Sprinter Alexander Zverev Banned for Doping

The Russian doping scandal took a new twist Tuesday when paralympian sprinter Alexander Zverev was suspended for nine months after testing positive for a banned drug. (Read More in Athletics) The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said that Zverev had “returned an adverse analytical finding for cannabinoids in a urine sample provided on 20 June 2015 Read More …

Richard Masters New Permanent Premier League Chief Executive

Richard Masters has been promoted to the post of full-time chief executive of the English Premier League in a move officials will hope end a saga involving two failed appointments. Thursday’s announcement by the EPL ends the search as Masters, the interim chief executive of English football’s lucrative top flight since the long-serving Richard Scudamore Read More …

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu Knocked Out After Losing To Chen Yufei

Defending champion PV Sindhu was knocked out of the year-ending BWF World Tour Finals after losing to China’s Chen Yufei, her second defeat in two days, in Guangzhou, China on Thursday. Sindhu lost 22-20, 16-21, 12-21. Just like in her campaign opener against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi on Wednesday, Sindhu squandered a game advantage to lose Read More …

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