Delhi Metro Pink Line To Open Soon For Public

February 20, 2018

New Delhi: The newly completed stretch of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line is scheduled to undergo inspection by the safety commissioner between February 26 and 28 — the last of the procedures before a line is opened for public, Delhi Metro said on Tuesday. The trial runs on the 20.6 km-long Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus stretch of the upcoming line (Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar) were “succesfully” conducted recently, and the section…

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STACK Taps i2c For Mobile Payments

February 20, 2018

By PYMNTS To enable payments through its app and prepaid Mastercard, STACK has tapped i2c as its payments processor. The move will help STACK build and scale its personalized payments functionality, i2c said in an announcement. By using i2c’s payments processing platform, STACK will allow its members to make purchases anywhere Mastercard is accepted, including in stores and online. The platform will also ensure transactions adhere to fraud rules and…

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Boosting EMV And Omnichannel, NMI Acquires Creditcall

February 20, 2018

By PYMNTS NMI, which provides payments enablement technology for independent sales organizations (ISOs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and value-added resellers (VARs), said Tuesday (Feb. 20) that it has agreed to acquire Creditcall, a payments gateway and EMV solutions provider based in Bristol, England. The combined entity, NMI said in a release, will account for more than $45 billion of payment volume globally, more than 165 processor integrations and 100-plus device…

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Study shows heart attack symptoms in women often misinterpreted

February 20, 2018

By: IANS | New York | Published: February 20, 2018 11:44 pm Previous studies have reported that women were less likely to present with chest pain for acute myocardial infarction — commonly known as a heart attack. (Source: Thinkstock images) Young women who report heart attack symptoms such as indigestion, shortness of breath, palpitations or pain in the jaw, neck, or arms, were more likely than men to have them…

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Portraits of the Past

February 20, 2018

By Pallavi Chattopadhyay Written by Pallavi Chattopadhyay | Published: February 20, 2018 11:42 pm Digital Rain by Daniel Rueda. (Photo by Amit Mehra) In 2009, Delhi-based ragpicker-turned-photographer Vicky Roy was one among the four photographers chosen by US-based Maybach Foundation in a worldwide competition to photograph the reconstruction of the World Trade Centre (WTC) Complex. Upon landing in New York, as he watched claws of large excavating machines at the…

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Study reveals people with heavy thighs unlikely to become diabetic

February 20, 2018

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: February 20, 2018 11:19 pm Diabetes is a major challenge being faced by clinicians worldwide. An estimated 415 million people suffered from the disease worldwide in 2015. (Source: Thinkstock images) Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday said the hospital, along with Motilal Nehru Medical College of Allahabad, has discovered a “simple and cost-effective screening tool” to identify people at high risk of Type…

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Source: Bears release twice-banned Freeman

February 20, 2018

12:30 PM ET The Chicago Bears have released linebacker Jerrell Freeman, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Freeman, 31, was suspended 10 games last season for a second violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The Bears placed Freeman on injured reserve in Week 2 after the veteran tore a pectoral muscle in the season opener versus Atlanta. Freeman suggested that the concussion he suffered in the Falcons game…

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NCAA upholds that L'ville must vacate '13 title

February 20, 2018

12:15 PM ET The A U.S. District Court judge denied a motion Thursday to dismiss federal criminal charges against former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins in the FBI’s investigation into college basketball corruption. “This dark cloud has hung over our heads for more than two years, and it has had a negative impact on our athletics program, our fans and the entire…

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Walmart Disappoints Investors With eCommerce Growth Slowdown

February 20, 2018

By PYMNTS Walmart stock is taking its roughest hits in two years after turning in an earnings performance investors found disappointing, according to Bloomberg. Stocks are down nearly 9 percent, and the company’s drawn down annual profit forecast has investors wondering if the world’s largest retailer by sales is losing a step in its footrace with Amazon. Walmart is forecasting earnings of $4.75 to $5 for the fiscal year, an…

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