After JNU Students, Attendance Now Mandatory For Teachers As Well

July 13, 2018

New Delhi: After students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday said that teachers too will be required to mark their attendance every day. The decision was taken at the 146th Academic Council meeting. “While JNU had already implemented the rules of attendance for students and administrative staff, the 146th AC meeting has made attendance mandatory for the teaching community as well. JNU faculty need to give attendance at least…

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UL drops Papa John's name from stadium

July 13, 2018

1:23 PM ET Louisville president Neeli Bendapudi announced Friday the school will strip the Papa John’s name from its football stadium, renaming it Cardinal Stadium. John Schnatter, the pizza chain founder, admitted earlier this week that he used the N-word during an internal conference call. Since then, the fallout has been swift: Schnatter resigned from the school’s board of trustees and as Papa John’s chairman. Bendapudi told reporters in Louisville…

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SIX And Mastercard Equip Cashless Stadium, PT NFC Indonesia Launches IPO

July 13, 2018

By PYMNTS Welcome to The Axis, your late look at payments news from around the world. Coverage includes SIX Payment Services’ and Mastercard’s rollout of cashless payments at a renovated stadium in Austria. In addition, the Monterrey Digital Hub in Mexico has opened, and PT NFC Indonesia has held an initial public offering (IPO). SIX Payment Services and Mastercard have teamed up to make Austria’s renovated Generali Arena a completely…

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Serena Williams seeks eighth Wimbledon crown to cap another comeback

July 13, 2018

Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her semi final match against Germany’s Julia Goerges. (Source: Reuters) Related News By: Reuters | Published: July 13, 2018 11:25:36 pm Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her semi final match against Germany’s Julia Goerges. (Source: Reuters) Related News Ten months after baby, Serena Williams in Wimbledon 2018 final against KerberWimbledon 2018 Semi Final Tennis Live Streaming, Rafael Nadal vs…

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Netflix Has A New Movie About Someone Cutting Off Their Penis

July 13, 2018

5 minutes ago Netflix may not be known for having the best movies, but the streaming service does offer a wide variety of unique and interesting titles. Nevertheless, even with the streaming service’s deluge of content for all tastes, ‘guy getting his penis cut off’ would not have had my money in the Netflix greenlight pool. I know what you’re thinking, this has to be a horror movie right? Because…

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Chinese Police Confiscate $1.5M In Crypto From World Cup Gambling Site

July 13, 2018

By PYMNTS With a crackdown on gambling amid the FIFA World Cup, authorities in China have seized over $1.5 million in digital currency. Police started an investigation into the unnamed gambling site after ads said that the platform would “accept international recognized cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, Ether and Litecoin,” CoinDesk reported. Investigators then found out that the overseas site was using an online gambling model with digital currency payments. The site…

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US election hacking: Justice department indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers

July 13, 2018

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 13, 2018 11:23:34 pm Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pauses while announcing grand jury indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. (Photo: Reuters) Related News Donald Trump apologises to British PM Theresa May over ‘fake news’UK PM Theresa May doing ‘fantastic’ job on Brexit, says Donald Trump, promising trade deal“Where are your manners,…

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USA Cricket elections rescheduled for July 20

July 13, 2018

1:41 PM ET Peter Della PennaCricket ClosePeter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna The inaugural USA Cricket elections, which were originally announced to be held on May 18, will now begin on July 20 according to an announcement…

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The Shazam Wizard Actor Has Another DCEU Role

July 13, 2018

So for those keeping track at home, Honsou will appear in three comic book movies within the span of five months. First, he’ll show up in Aquaman as Fisherman King this December, then he’ll reprise Korath in Captain Marvel next March, and then a month after that, he’ll play The Wizard in Shazam!, where he’ll give the adolescent Billy Batson his amazing abilities. It’s quite possible that having seen Honsou’s…

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Can Mobile Payments Improve Healthcare Access in Africa?

July 13, 2018

By PYMNTS The popularity of mobile commerce in Africa is a well-known — and ongoing — story. Now, global health experts are paying more attention to the prospect of using mobile payments, perhaps bundled with insurance services, to make it easier for people to get well. Africa has relatively low rates of health insurance, and the amount spent on healthcare in the continent is also low. But mobile payments are…

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