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Google tunes search for prescience and pictures

Google unveiled changes Monday aimed at making the leading search engine more visual and intuitive to the point it can answer questions before being asked. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are core drivers of..

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'Hichki' sets to premiere in China on October 12

Bollywood star Rani Mukerji's critically-acclaimed film "Hichki" is set to release in China on October 12. Directed by Siddharth P Malhotra, the film has been titled "Teacher with Hiccup"..

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TCS conducts online test to recruit engineering graduates

India's largest IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday said it conducted an online campus hiring initiative aimed at identifying engineers for multi-skilled, multi-functional roles in t..

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How Indian education technology startups are going global

From distance education to cultural preservation, digital platforms are transforming the way learning is visualized and presented, with wide-ranging implications for publication of educational content, access by users ar..

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Rihanna appointed global ambassador to champion education

Education is a lifelong journey. We never know everything, but we constantly evolve as we learn more about our communities, this ever-changing world and ourselves. I'm not ashamed to say I'm still learning. I've grown tr..

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Fill up teaching vacancies in school for visually impaired: HC to AAP govt

The Delhi High Court has directed the AAP government to "forthwith" appoint 10 contract teachers to vacant posts in a school here for visually impaired boys and provide ..

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Prez to inaugurate IISF-2018 on October 6

The fourth edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in Lucknow on October 6, Union minister Harsh Vardhan ..

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Infosys to open technology, innovation hub in Arizona; hire 1,000 people by 2023

India's second largest IT services major Infosys Friday said it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in Arizona, US and hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2023. Last year, Infosys ha..

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Independent India's first woman IAS officer Anna Malhotra dead

India's first woman IAS officer post-Independence, Anna Rajam Malhotra, died at her residence in suburban Andheri here on Monday, her family sources said. She was 91. The last rites were performed in the city, they said. ..

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Plans afoot to teach great men's lives in a big way in WB

The West Bengal government has been contemplating to introduce the life and works of great personalities to school students in a greater way in future, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee..

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Teacher, 3 students electrocuted in Pakistan

A teacher and three students were electrocuted to death on Tuesday during the morning assembly at a school in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said. The accident occurred when the students were hoistin..

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Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive. With the click of a link, an animated character popped up on the screen, singing and dancing as it taught the children how to read...

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Vietnam jails retired teacher for 14 years for 'attempted subversion'

A retired teacher was jailed Wednesday for 14 years for "attempting to overthrow the state", the latest in a series of convictions this week as communist Vietnam cracks down harder on critics. ..

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Indian-origin schoolboy dies from severe cheese allergy in UK

An Indian-origin schoolboy with a severe dairy allergy died after he was allegedly chased and had cheese thrown down his t-shirt, an inquest into his death was told on Wednesday. K..

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Visit Australia, Boost in payrolls and Get more exposure about International Education

We belive that a teacher's role is not limited to imparting education. This admirable and irreplaceable job also includes shaping students' career to help them excel in every field they pick for themselves. Students need..

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Armed men attack school in Cameroon's English-speaking area

Armed men attacked a school in Cameroon's southwest English-speaking region, wounding more than 20 people, a government official said Monday. An unknown number of armed men, using machetes and homemade guns, staged the attack on Saint Jose..

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Hiring of women saw 2.5% dip between 2017 and 2018: Report

Hiring of women saw a 2.5 per cent dip between 2017 and 2018, even as the average attrition rate of women across levels remained significantly lesser than men, according to a report. While in 2017, 36 pe..

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Delink educational institutions from political influence: Narayana Murthy

For creating world-class educational institutions in India, it is important to delink education from political influence and keep ideology away, Infosys founder N R Nara..

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Education, counselling support for street kids of Kolkata

Fifty street children will receive education and counselling support at a state-run school in the city as part of an initiative aimed at providing "safe spaces" to them, an NGO official ..

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Super 30 founder Anand Kumar stresses teaching in mother tongue

Mathematician and Super 30 founder Anand Kumar Friday stressed on the need for teaching children in their mother tongue Hindi so that they could grasp the subject with greater ease and in a natural way. ..

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Prisoners in UK to be offered chance to study at Cambridge University

Cambridge University has unveiled plans to introduce bursaries to enable serving or former prisoners in the UK to complete an under-graduate degree course from the world-famous institution. The four..

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Book on Mahatma Gandhi's 'Nai Talim' launched

A book on experiential learning based on Mahatma Gandhi's 'Nai Talim' (basic education) was released Wednesday by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Ma..

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Schools cannot deny admission for lack of Aadhaar: UIDAI

Government agency UIDAI Wednesday asked schools not to refuse admission to students for lack of Aadhaar and said such denials are "invalid" and "not permitted under the law"...

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Make a positive difference in lives of people around you: PM to teachers

Lauding the role of teachers in the nation-building process, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday called on them to devote the next four years in making a positive difference in the lives of the citize..

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Teachers' day: '60,000 schools observe Black Day over discriminatory policies'

On Teachers' Day, over 60,000 schools across the country observed black day in protest of alleged discriminatory policies against safety of teachers, principal and school management, claimed an associati..

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China Kindergarten principal fired for pole dance in school

A kindergarten principal in China has been fired after she organised a pole dancing performance for a ceremony welcoming children at the start of the school year. School authorities take an action after parents condemn t..

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Coffee will disappear from cafeterias of South Korea schools

Students and teachers in South Korea will need to find new ways of staying alert through the long school day, after the government said few days earlier that it will ban coffee sales in schools. Schools are those places ..

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New science & technology council formed to advise PM

A 21-member committee has been set up to advise Prime Minister Narendra Modi on science, technology, and innovations, a top official said today. The Prime Minister's ..

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Air pollution leads to lower verbal, math scores: Study

Long-term exposure to air pollution significantly impacts cognitive abilities, leading to steep reduction in verbal and math test scores, a study conducted in China warns. ..

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Gurugram schoolboy father appeals PM to declare September 8 as 'Child Safety Day'

The father of a seven-year-old student who was killed at a private school in Gurugram's Bhondsi area on September 8 last year has made a plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the day as ..

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Three teachers booked for beating class 11 student in UP

A class 11 student of a school in Gorakhpur's Buxipur was allegedly beaten up by his class teacher and two other teachers, following which the accused were booked, police said. ..

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Government school teacher arrested for sexually abusing student in Delhi

A 52-year-old teacher of a government school in north Delhi's Burari was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing his 15-year-old student, police said. The incident ca..

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Extent of devastation at schools moves relief workers

Schools ravaged by floods resembled graveyards of creative works of young children, teachers said. "It's really heart-breaking," said Sajoy George, a teacher, engaged in rehabilitation work in a Government school at Moot..

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Teen ends life after rains destroy school certificates in Kerala

A 19-year-old man allegedly committed suicide on finding that his Class 12 certificates were damaged in the devastation caused by monsoon in Kozhikode district, police said. ..

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Forest department imposes Rs 5 lakh fine on NCERT for cutting of trees

A fine of over Rs 5 lakh has been imposed on the NCERT for heavily pruning 33 trees and cutting five without permission from the forest department inside its campus on Aurobindo road her..

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DU Kerala students' association take out candle march at India Gate

Delhi University Kerala students' association, Maithry, organised a candle march in memory of those who lost their lives in floods that ravaged the southern state. Ar..

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HP Government Recommends CBI probe into scholarship disbursal frauds: CM

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to recommend a CBI probe into the alleged frauds in disbursal of scholarship to students in the state, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said...

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Chandrayaan-I data confirms presence of ice on Moon

Scientists have found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon's polar regions using data from the Chandrayaan-I spacecraft, that was launched by India 10 years..

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Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual abuse

Amnesty International India today launched a new campaign aimed at creating awareness among children to help them understand and identify sexual abuse. ..

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Tribal students urge govt to give them Quality Education

Tribal students have appealed to the Centre to ensure "quality education" and proper facilities, including schools and hostels, for those belonging to scheduled tribes and said that reservation in govern..

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YouTube videos on plastic surgery spreading misinformation

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, scientists have found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted by non-qualified medical professionals. From ..

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WB textbook puts Farhan Akhtar photograph as Milkha Singh

A photograph in a West Bengal school textbook depicting Farhan Akhtar as legendary athlete Milkha Singh has gone viral on the social media and the actor has urged the state government to rectify the ..

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lover of Hindi & Humanity

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the most loved Prime Minister of India and an iconic leader and one of the founding members of leading political party Bhartiya Janta Party. Here we are looking back in his life ..

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Bihar Govt launches several Post-Matric Scholarships

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today launched several schemes for students hailing from Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), Backward and Extremely Backward class and Minority, including th..

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Students begin school year at Florida school, six months after massacre

Students at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school began a new school year amid beefed up security six months after a mass shooting that claimed 17 lives and rekindled the US deb..

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Video of teacher beating student in classroom goes viral

A physical education teacher in Rajasthan's Dausa district was today put on awaited posting order after a video purportedly showing him beating a student in classroom surfaced on social media. School teacher s..

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PM asks teachers, intellectuals for ways to improve quality of education

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for improving the quality of education in institutions like IITs and invited suggestions from teachers and intellectuals in this regard. ..

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Two more girls' schools burnt down in Pakistan, residents protested

Two more girls' schools have been burnt down by unidentified persons in Pakistan amid a spate of such incidents that have raised concerns over the safety of educational institutions which are often attacked by the milita..

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Students are you availing these concessions from Indian Railways?

India a proud nation & world's third largest railways network. It is the lifeline of India and operates its own electric-locomotive, diesel-locomotive, and passenger-coach factories. Tha..

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Japanese students use VR to recreate Hiroshima bombing

It's a sunny summer morning in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Cicadas chirp in the trees. A lone plane flies high overhead. Then a flash of light, followed by a loud blast. Buildings are flattened and smo..

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Goa govt developing app for teachers: says CM Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government teachers can soon hope for quick resolution of infrastructural issues in schools like leaking toilets or non-functional taps through an upcoming mobile application...

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7 Must Know Websites for Indian Stock Market Investors

The Internet is full of resources. You can find tons of information out there for free. However, as the count increases, it is literally impossible to remember all the websites that you visit even in a single day. ..

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How Maps were made before satellites?

Cartography or Map making is the procedure of making maps since ancient times. Right from the cave paintings to the maps of Greece, Babylon and on into the exploration to the 21st century, people have cr..

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Donald Trump says US needs to invest in job training for economic miracle

The US needs to invest in job training and vocational education to continue the economic miracle, President Donald Trump said today as he signed an executive order to establish the ..

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The Impact of Media on Sports World

Through the process of selection and omission, the media influences the perception of public figures regularly, but I dont think that there is always a conscious decision to portray a person this way or ..

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Jaivardhan, Aryaveer win Gold, Silver medals for India

City based chess players Jaivardhan Raj and Aryaveer Agarwal clinched a gold and silver medal, respectively, in the 14th Asian Schools Blitz Championship 2018 held in Sri Lanka. Jaivardhan..

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The Whys of Weather: The Colors of Rainbow

If you think the weathers acting strange, you are correct. Extreme weather changes are being observed all around the world. From hot and humid climatic changes to rain and winter without any reason is seen. Many research..

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Indian film 'Hichki' to release in Russia on Teachers' Day

Indian film Hichki, which stars Rani Mukherji, is set for a release in Russia on Teachers Day. The Hindi film, directed by Siddharth P Malhotra..

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Temples aren't going to create jobs for tomorrow: Pitroda

Debating religion will not create jobs for tomorrow, only science will build the future, technocrat Sam Pitroda told students at a university here today. He also said when employment is ta..

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Iran school official jailed over sexual abuse of boys

A supervisor at a Tehran boys high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran semiofficial ISNA news agency said today. Reports of assaults against sever..

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College student dies as disaster drill goes wrong,trainer held

A 19year old student died of head injuries after being allegedly prodded to jump off the second floor of her college building during a disaster management drill, following which the trainer, who claimed to be an NDMA per..

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New virtual game lets you trek through Grand Canyon

Scientists have developed a web based app that encourages users to get enough exercise, by allowing them to go on virtual walking tours of locations such as the Grand Canyon in the US. The game, designed b..

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Newton's apple tree may soon take root' in India

Sir Isaac Newtons iconic apple tree, which is believed to have inspired the British physicist to propose the theory of gravity nearly 350 years ago and holds a special place in the annals of science, may..

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Croatia on fire after World Cup 'miracle'

Tears and cries of joy, hugs and chants, firecrackers and flares Croatia was on fire late Wednesday after their victory against England set up a first ever appearance in a World Cup final. "Croatia..

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Hima Das Makes History, Goose bumps for all Indians!

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed sprinter Hima Das, who became the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the..

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Do parents have different hopes for their sons and their daughters?

All parents want their children to do well in life. They even dream and plan for their children before their birth. They want the best for their children. But when it comes to girls and boys, do parents have different ho..

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Hugs and sobs: Families separated in US return to Guatemala

Donelda Pulex stepped off the aeroplane into the sun, clutching her 5 year old daughters hand and burst into heaving sobs. Fourteen-year-old Hermelindo Juarez hid his face as his father comforted him. Efi..

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Fake News Buster: Different ticks on WhatsApp?

A post that says that a new feature of WhatsApp is being activated, with different ticks. Apart from the regular grey and blue ticks, a triple blue tick indicates that the message is read by the government and ‘..

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World Population Day: Matter of Human Rights

The theme of this year World Population Day, observed on July 11, is Family Planning is a Human Right. In India, data suggests, has the largest number of women with unmet need for contraception in the wo..

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Exhibition of rare photos marks 70 years of Indo-US 'dosti'

Rare archival images, including those of the foundation stone laying of the iconic American Embassy in the national capital, are part of an exhibition marking 70 years of the Indo US ties that were launched here today...

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Croatia vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 run to reach Finals

On both ends of the field, Sime Vrsaljko got the job done. The Croatia defender set up the equalizer in the second half and then saved a likely goal by clearing a shot off the line in the first half of extra time. ..

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India builds library for Nepali academicians

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today inaugurated a library building built with India's financial assistance. The three-storied Nepal Academy library located in the he..

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Cong questions 'eminence' status to 'non-existent' Jio Institute

The Congress today attacked the Centre for granting the "Institution of Eminence" status to the "non-existent" Jio Institute and took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he wo..

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Assad's son wants "normal" treatment at maths competition in Romania

The teenage son of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has asked to be treated as a "normal student" while competing in the International Mathematical Olympiad in Romania, an educa..

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WhatsApp's new feature would warn you of 'dangerous' links

In the wake of ever increasing incidents of fake news being shared through social media, WhatsApp has come up with a new feature to spare users from malicious messages. According to a..

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India becomes world's 2nd largest phone maker on Make-in-India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his governments pet Make in India initiative has propelled India to become the worlds second-largest manufacturer of mobile phones as the number o..

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US, Europe clamp down on migration even as arrivals drop

As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atlantic. The separati..

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Top 12 tips to build best relationship with your Boss and Seniors

If you ever think there may come a time when you will need your boss to write you a letter of recommendation or make a call on your behalf and there probably will then follow these tips for building a better relationship..

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England vs Croatia semi-final, France vs Belgium, schedule & dates

Its day 26 in Russia, England to face Croatia in their World Cup semifinal on Wednesday 11 July 2018 at 11 30 pm and Belgium to face France today at 11 30 pm in first semifinal today. ..

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Sahitya Akademi invites books for Yuva Puraskar 2019

Indias national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, is inviting books for its prestigious Yuva Puraskar award for 2019, from publishers and young Indian authors of the age of 35 and below in its recognized 24 langua..

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Salutes the 'Late Heroes of the World Cup'

The FIFA World Cup has a long history of players, who made few waves in the opening rounds, yet became heroes as the competition reached its crescendo. As this year's ..

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Anuradha Paudwal, Kumar Sanu honoured at UK Houses of Parliament

Veteran playback singers Anuradha Paudwal and Kumar Sanu were felicitated by the politicians from the Indo British All Party Parliamentary Group at the UK Houses of Parliament. The singer duo, who were at ..

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'Hotel motel Patel wallas' in US should promote 'Incredible India':PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Gujarati Patel community in the US popular as hotel motel Patel wallas can help promote India as a tourist destination among their guests by putting slides abo..

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American statesman Kissinger to deliver speech on India-US ties

Former top American diplomat and national strategist Henry Kissinger will deliver a rare speech on the US India relationship here next week. Kissinger, 95, would participate in Chairman's ..

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Croatia and football: a key role in a nation's pride

Croatia achievement in reaching the quarter finals of the World Cup has revived national pride in the team which for more than a quarter of the century has played a crucial role for their identity. Mirosla..

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Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko dies at 90

Steve Ditko, the artiste who cocreated Spiderman and Doctor Strange with comic book legend Stan Lee, has died. He was 90. Ditko was found dead in his apartment on June 29 and it is believe..

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Top portals for Jobs

These days finding a job has become much easier, because of lot many job opportunities available but at the same time, it is difficult for those individuals who don't know where to find the job. Here, we are providing yo..

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Young, well educated people more likely to change jobs: Study

People are more likely to change jobs when they are younger and well educated, though not necessarily because they are more open to a new experience, according to a study. Researchers from ETH Zuri..

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5 Reasons behind Russia's historic success

As the nation still reels in a state of disbelief following the unprecedented penalty shootout victory against mighty Spain. The question on everyone's lips is How did they manage tha..

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WhatsApp attempts to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp today said it would be instituting awards for research on the spread of misinformation on its platform, as the popular messaging app looks to address concerns over the circulation of fake messages and videos...

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IAS officer, 5 others convicted in corruption case

The Bhubaneswar Special Vigilance Court today convicted six persons including a senior IAS officer for committing financial irregularities in the Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation. ..

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'Mind-Reading' Headset to Control a Computer with Your Thoughts

Regardless of whether your mouth is moving right now, you are talking to yourself. New headsets in market are now to come that will read your mind and respond. As you read these words..

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Brazil ride on Neymar's heroics to beat Mexico, enter quarters

France had already made a fashion statement at the Samara Arena, turning on the style that would put the runways of Paris to shame. So, Tite's Brazil opted to be clinically effective ..

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Crazy Ideas to Change Education System

Below are some ideas for a new education. Note, most of these are about education as a system rather than learning itself, but that’s okay. It’s often the infrastructure of learning that obscures anyway. ..

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Lionel Messi's Life Story

Lionel Messi was conceived in the year 1987, June 24 at Rosario, focal Argentina. He was a man who could see his kids future as a sparkling star that will never set. He prepared his youngsters to grasp their gifts and bring home the bacon out of i..

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Next Big Education Tools: Video Games

Video games have long been considered a bad influence on children, triggering aggressive behaviour and exposure to violence. But if designed right, ..

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Films on inspiring personalities will help create self employment: Prez

President Ram Nath Kovind today said movies made on inspiring personalities would create a good environment for self employment opportunities and that the government can provide assistance for such ventu..

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World Cup 2018: Last 16 who plays who in the round of 16

We finally have the complete lineup of all the 16 teams that have made it to the knockouts as the group stage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 came to an end on Thursday. T..

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Lionel Messi Vs Cristiano Ronaldo (Comparison of Styles and Skills)

A short description comparing the improbable styles and skills of two young Football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Therefore, this article is relevant for a..

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Argentina, Portugal a win away from epic Messi-Ronaldo showdown

Football has always remained a team sport, but by the look of it, the ongoing FIFA World Cup seems to be more about one particular individual battle. The debate about..