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Professor: American killed in Ethiopia had bright future

Associated Press

In this September 27, 2016, photo provided by Margo Smit, is Sharon Gray instructing lab members on how to harvest tomato roots from field experiments on the University of California, Davis campus in Davis, Calif. An American researcher killed in a rock attack by protesters in Ethiopia this week was a talented scientist with a bright future, the chairman of her department at the University of California, Davis said Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. In this September 27, 2016, photo provided by Margo Smit, is Sharon Gray instructing lab members on how to harvest tomato roots from field experiments on the University of California, Davis campus in Davis, Calif. An American researcher killed in a rock attack by protesters in Ethiopia this week was a talented scientist with a bright future, the chairman of her department at the University of California, Davis said Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Plant Biology Department Chair Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, at the University of California-Davis, discusses the death of UC Davis researcher Sharon Gray, who was killed Tuesday in Ethiopia, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in Davis, Calif. Gray, 30, a postdoctoral researcher, was in Ethiopia to attend a meeting related to her research when the she was struck by a rock as the passenger van she was riding in was hit by rocks. Sharon Gray, 31, was a leader in the study of how climate change affects plants, said Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, chair of the plant biology department at UC Davis.


Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

BBC News

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC) during a series in the West Indies. The ICC said Chandimal was "charged for breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct" which relates to "changing the condition of the ball". Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould had raised concerns about the condition of the ball towards the end of day two. In protest, Sri Lanka then took to the field two hours late on day three. The tourists eventually decided to play following lengthy discussions between match referee Javagal Srinath and Sri Lanka's coaching staff.


England v India: Ben Stokes bowls Dinesh Karthik

BBC News

Ben Stokes removes Dinesh Karthik's middle stump with an excellent inswinging delivery during the first Test between England and India at Edgbaston.


Focus More On Conceptual Knowledge To Be A Successful Data Scientist, Advises Prof Dinesh K Of IIM-B

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Our next interaction in the series of interviews for analytics hiring scenario in India is with Professor U Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson, Analytics Lab at IIM-B, and faculty in the Decision Sciences and Information Systems (DSIS) area at IIM Bangalore. IIM Bangalore has been a pioneer in providing analytics courses to freshers as well as working professionals to gain a strong foothold in areas like analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science, among others. Dinesh Kumar: The trend is obviously increasing with many recruiting senior management positions in analytics. Having said that, it is still behind western countries. For example, In 2016 MIT Sloan management review reported that 54 percent of Fortune 1000 companies had Chief Data Office, but the corresponding number in India is much lower.