Archive for January, 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee: Rs 2 lakh crore provided for micro entrepreneurial units

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government has provided over Rs 2 lakh crore for the development and refinancing of micro entrepreneurial units under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana. Addressing the joint session of the two houses of Parliament on the first day of the Budget Session, the President said that core of the government’s policies was welfare of the poor, Dalits, farmers, labourers and the youth. “Social and economic equality for deprived sections is the first promise of our constitution, our government is committed to fulfil it,” Mukherjee said. He also hailed the government for […] Read More →

Buy Me Love: Today’s Hottest Romance Heroes Have Ten Figures to Go With Their Six-Packs

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

[ad_1] Illustration by Sam Hadley When Maisey Yates sold her first billionaire romance novel, in 2009, the 23-year-old mom was living in a single-wide trailer and barely scraping by on public assistance. The recession was in full swing, and escaping into the arms of someone who could make it disappear was pretty appealing. Her instincts were solid: Within a few years, E.L. James’s record-breaking Fifty Shades of Grey (whose next film installment arrives February 10) would carve out a place for brooding industrialists in the hearts of tens of millions of readers. Publishers have since reaped a windfall of new […] Read More →

A typical day in the life of a commercial jet

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

[ad_1] John Cox, Special for USA TODAY Published 3:03 p.m. ET Nov. 27, 2016 | Updated 6:21 p.m. ET Nov. 27, 2016 Some overnight freight operators may fly a plane only one or two legs a day, while a regional airline may fly more than 10.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Q: What is a normal day for a typical domestic-based aircraft? How many miles/legs will they fly, and how long are they in service before scheduled maintenance?         — submitted by reader Bob, Marietta Ga. A: This varies dramatically with the type of operation. As an example, some overnight freight operators may fly […] Read More →

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