The best — and worst — airports for on-time summer travel

Getty Images A passenger checks the departure board as flights at Miami International Airport are canceled. Travel delays have the ability to derail even the most perfectly planned vacation, and a new study reveals the best and worst airports for on-time summer flights. Financial website MagnifyMoney analyzed airport arrival data from the Department of Transportation for the 50 busiest U.S. airports between 2008 and 2017. It found that, despite blizzards and worrisome weather, slightly over half (52 percent) of airports have more summer than winter travel delays. Huge hubs with more summer…

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37 Witty Instagram Captions For Travel, Because Your Vacation Mode Is On

Travel is known as one of life’s greatest treasures. Once you hit the open road or get your passport stamped, you’ll never want to look back. Travel has the ability to transform your perspective. It shows you parts of the world you once dreamed of visiting, and introduces you to amazing people who will rock your world. Simply put, travel expands your little corner of the world into something much bigger. Many of us give into our wanderlust at one point or another, whether we’re visiting a tropical paradise or…

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UP board result 2018: 82.7% students pass Class 12 exam in Noida, 81.5% for Class 10

In the Noida district, 16,381 students had appeared for UP board Class 12 examination 2018. Photo: AP Greater Noida: In Gautam Buddha Nagar of Uttar Pradesh, 82.7% of Class 12 students, and 81.5% of Class 10 students passed the UP Board examination, the results of which were declared on Sunday. In the district, 16,381 students had appeared for Class 12 examination. For Class 10, 20,741 students had appeared for the examination, P. K. Upadyay, district inspector of schools, said. ALSO READ | JEE Main result 2018: CBSE to declare IIT entrance scores…

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10 SUVs that can easily be modified for MEGA street presence: Mahindra XUV500 to Toyota Fortuner

One of the USPs of SUVs is that they offer a strong road presence. Thanks to their dimensions, aggressive stance and bold design, the SUVs help you make a powerful statement on the street. Here are 10 SUVs that have been modified to have a MEGA street presence, showing you how it’s done! Mahindra Bolero The Mahindra Bolero has always been appreciated for its rugged, mini-G Wagon looks. This Bolero, however, looks significantly bolder than the regular variant. Much of it is due to the all-black paint scheme and wider…

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Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 in two shifts each day depending on the number of students taking the exam. “In view of the difficulties pointed out in holding the off-line examination and the vulnerability of the same and advantages of…

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Why now is the time for travel brands to go mobile-first

It’s popular to talk about the impact that smartphones have had and with good reason. In recent years, since smartphone introduction, there has been a dramatic shift in the way people engage with brands online. Today, the majority of people interact with brands on a mobile device, not on a computer. But many travel companies haven’t caught up yet with this trend. In the US, Sojern data shows that 26% of travel searches in the fourth quarter of last year occurred on a mobile device. In other parts of the world,…

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Facelifted 2018 Mahindra XUV500 interiors SPIED for the first time ever

Mahindra and Mahindra will soon launch a rather comprehensively updated version of the XUV500 SUV. While there’s no official word on the specs, speculations are rife that the updated XUV500 would offer more power. We already know about the styling changes that the car carries, which is due to the multiple spy images that have surfaced online. Recently, a spy pic of the interior emerged, thereby giving us complete details on the changes that the car’s dashboard incorporates. The new 2018 Mahindra XUV500 launch could take place later this month. The…

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Indian Railways receives over 2 crore applications for one lakh openings

The railways on Monday said it has received over two crore applications for about one lakh vacancies, with five days still remaining for the online registration to end. The online exam will be held for about 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force. “Till date, over 2 crore candidates have applied for the posts and the number will rise further as five more days remain before the deadline comes to an end,” said a Railway Ministry official. For assistant loco…

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7 seat Maruti Suzuki WagonR confirmed for India! Launching in 2018

Maruti Suzuki has been testing the Solio on Indian roads for many months now. A couple of years ago, the car maker also showcased the WagonR R3, a 7 seat, 3 row version of the popular hatchback in Indonesia. Back then, Maruti Suzuki confirmed that a 7 seat WagonR will eventually be launched in India.   Team-BHP‘s sources say that the 7 seat WagonR will be launched here in 2018 itself. We expect it to be the 7 seat version of the Solio, which is a larger version of the…

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NMC Bill shouldn’t make bridge course for AYUSH practitioners mandatory: panel

The NMC Bill 2017 also seeks a National Licentiate Examination (NLE), a common licentiate examination for medical graduates for enrolment into Medical Register(s). Photo: Mint New Delhi: The parliamentary panel reviewing the controversial National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017 has considered the contentions made by the medical fraternity, it said in its report released on Tuesday. The Bill proposes a provision for specific bridge courses that may be introduced for the practitioners of Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) to enable them to prescribe modern medicines at some level to cope…

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