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AI Creates periodic table of elements within hours

Stanford scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence programme that organised the periodic table of elements in just a few hours, a feat that took mankind nearly a century of trial and error...

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Separated families must be reunited within 30 days

A judge in California has ordered US border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their par..

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Apple now to manufacture iPhone locally in India

Import tariffs are part of the reason why iPhones are so expensive in India. To get around that, Apple started manufacturing the iPhone SE locally and the iPhone 6s is following suit. ..

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Argentina beats Nigeria 2-1 to reach round of 16 in FIFA World Cup 2018

Goalkeeper Franco Armani will make his debut for Argentina as one of five changes for their must win game against Nigeria in FIFA World Cup 2018. Under-pressure ..

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5 Financial lessons to learn from FIFA World Cup

Football fever is on and as you watch the World Cup games you could also take important cues on investing from the strategies adopted by the teams. Quite similar to the requirements of investing success, teams strategise..

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FIFA World Cup 2018: reveals draw process for World Cup group tiebreakers

As the final round of World Cup group matches kick off, FIFA have announced the process behind separating any teams who finish exactly level after three games. While this total tie ca..

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain to draw 2-2 with Morocco

Thiago Alcantara will start ahead of Lucas Vazquez as Spain coach Fernando Hierro made one change to his line up for their final World Cup Group B game against Morocco on Monday. Spain, level with Portugal at the top of the ..

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Iran hold Portugal to 1-1 draw

Portugal coach Fernando Santos made three changes for the team to play Iran in their final and decisive World Cup Group B match in Saransk on Monday. The promising 22-year-old striker Andr..

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Pompeo praises Infosys for planning to create 10K jobs in US

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today praised top Indian IT company Infosys for its plans to create 10,000 jobs in the US in the next two years. Pompeo mentioned Infosys's job creation p..

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Plastic ban: Ind stares at loss of Rs 15,000 cr & 3 lakh jobs

The state wide plastic ban, including carry-bags and thermocol by the Devendra Fadanvis government, will result in loss of up to Rs 15,000 crore and nearly 3 lakh job, says the plastic manufacturing industry. ..

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Archery: Deepika Kumari wins gold at World Cup stage event

Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumar shrugged off her poor run of form by clinching the gold medal in the womens recurve event at the World Cup Stage III, after a gap of six years beating Germany Michelle Kroppen 7-3 to quali..

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Colombia beats Poland 3-0

KAZAN, Russia Four years after Radamel Falcao was supposed to lead Colombia at the World Cup, he’s doing just that. Falcao missed the ..

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'Crazy' or in love, Russia dances to Latin World Cup beat

Latin American countries have sprung a World Cup surprise by filling 11 host cities in Russia with tens of thousands of fans from Mexico and Colombia to Peru and Argentina. And some o..

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World's smallest computer device created

Scientists have developed the smallest computer, a device that measures just 0.3 millimetres and could help find new ways to monitor and treat cancer. Previous systems, including the 2x2x4 millimetre ..

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India, Cuba agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology

India and Cuba have agreed to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and traditional medicine as Indian President Ram Nath Kovind held wide ranging talks with his Cuban counterpart Miguel..

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PM inaugurates Delhi Metro''s Mundka-Bahadurgarh section

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Delhi Metro Mundka Bahadurgarh section and said his government priority is to build convenient, comfortable and affordable urban transport systems in ci..

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Microsoft introduced News App For Android, iOS And Windows 10

Microsoft is joining Apple and Google in offering an app specially designed to aggregate news. The newly redesigned app for iOS and Android is called Microsoft News and will also power news on Microsoft Edge, the News ap..

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YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

YouTube, often criticized for not compensating creators well enough, will allow them to set up paid channel memberships, the company said today. Currently, the vast majority of revenu..

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Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare

Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group stage exit at the World Cup in Russia. The Barcelona star was silenced by a..

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Google sets goals differently under Sundar Pichai than Larry Page

Since the beginning, Google the brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin that is now under the direction of CEO Sundar Pichai has famously relied on a goal-setting system called objectives and key results to execute on i..

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World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo can set new milestones in Russia

This World Cup has been anything but predictable. With records been shattered almost every day and upsets being the new norm, there's no telling what to expect in this tournament. One..

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Food is central to who we are: MasterChef Junior US judge Joe

With his suave suits, one may mistake him for a venture capitalist, but do not let that fool you. For ..

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Seven things to never, ever say or do in a job interview

While it is difficult to find a job, the tougher task is to crack the interview. Interviews can be a nerve-racking experience for most of the job seekers. The very thought of facing a panel of professionals throwing up o..

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10 tech jobs that offer six-figure salaries

In addition to workplace perks like a relaxed dress code and swanky office, the tech industry also offers high paying salaries to help attract some of the best talents. To help you jo..

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Facebook's Instagram has more than a billion users

Instagram said today it now has more than one billion active users, highlighting surging growth at the Facebook owned social network focused on photo and video sharing. The announcement came at an event ho..

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Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again

Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday's pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the Wor..

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International Yoga Day 21 June: Top Executives Share How They Stay Fit

People often assume that if you are hard working, you probably spend hours working at a stretch, and thus often end up ignoring your health. However, life is not just about working and earning money. A holistic well bein..

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IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years. The company unveiled its ..

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Rupee recovers from 1-month low, up 32 paise against US dollar

The rupee recovered from its near one month low to trade 32 paise higher at 68.06 against the US dollar in early session today on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters. ..

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Colombia vs Japan Highlights: Japan Begin Campaign With A Win

Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako scored in the sixth and 72nd minute respectively to help Japan go pass their tough Colombian opponents Japan on Tuesday registered a comf..

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Virtual reality headsets reduce kid's needle phobia

Virtual reality headsets can be used to help distract children from the fear, anxiety and pain of getting a vaccination, scientists say. Needle phobia is one of the most ..

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New book delves into India's nuclear doctrine evolution

India has come a long way from being a "nuclear pariah" to a nuclear weapons state and it now needs to maintain a "credible nuclear deterrent" while avoiding accidental and inadvertent e..

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'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a US immigration facility took centre stage in the growing uproar ov..

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Strong quake hits western Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong quake hit western Japan early today, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. The 5.3-magnitude ..

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Delhi's air quality improves; pollution level comes down to moderate

Delhi air quality improved today due to the dispersion of pollutants and rapidly decreased the pollution level to moderate to the poor category from the severe plus for the first time in..

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German media sound alarm after shock World Cup defeat

In Germany, media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holders shock with the 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday. Hirving Lozano hit the winning goal after 35 minutes in Moscow when the German ..

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Greenpeace India urges govt to speed up rolling out National Clean Air Programme

With a massive haze of dust enveloping Delhi and the pollution levels dropping to severe category, a green body has urged the Union Environment Ministry to speed up rolling out its National Clean Air Pro..

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Belgium determined to live up to great expectations

Roberto Martinez cant wait to lead an outstanding Belgium side into the World Cup as they prepare to take on Panama in their opening game on Monday. A team who sit third in the ..

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Messi, the superstar illuminating a small Russian town

Lionel Messi arrival in Bronnitsy, a quiet town with 20,000 residents some 50km southeast of Moscow, has brought an unprecedented level of attention to a place most renowned for its Archangel Michael cat..

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Smartphone use during family time may affect your kids behaviour: Study

Using smartphones during family activities such as meals, playtime, and bedtime may lead your children to show frustration, hyperactivity, whining, and sulking, according to a study. The study, published in the ..

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Digital India is fight against touts: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Digital India initiative is a war against touts and middlemen, helping check black money and black marketing while creating immense job opportunities in small ..

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FANTASTIC SUPPORT World Cup 2018: Russia kicks-off with a bang

The supporters were out in force to watch the opening ceremony and the Group A clash. The 2018 World Cup opened in spectacular fashion as Russia defied their recent poor form to score five past Saudi Arabia and record the biggest win by the host n..

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The returns from education in India’s job market

The returns from education in India job market have climbed steeply since the turn of the 21st century, an analysis of the three rounds of the quinquennial employment survey by the National Sample Survey Office show...

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Indian-American woman to become CFO of US carmaker GM

An Indian American woman, Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the Chief Finance Officer of the US largest automaker, General Motors. ..

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Rehman Khan says her book is in Public Interest, not revenge

With controversy raging over leaked extracts of her upcoming tell all book, Reham Khan, the former wife cricketer of Pakistan Cricket team turned politician Imran Khan, has told NDTV she believes it serv..

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FIFA Worldcup 2018: Russia set to begin

The FIFA World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15 A total of 32 teams will be competing for the coveted trophy Hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in the opener on Thursday. ..

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Artificial intelligence can bridge rich-poor divide: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said Artificial Intelligence will create more jobs and help in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor. The technology could also ..

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UN says 6 million struggling to get food in Africa's Sahel

The UN humanitarian chief warned today that nearly 6 million people are struggling to get food in Sahel region of West Africa and severe malnutrition is threatening the lives of 1.6 million children. Mark ..

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Over 1,200 nominations received for Padma awards

More than 1,200 nominations have been received so far for the Padma awards given for work of distinction and exceptional achievement in different fields. So far, 1,654 ..

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India decision to increase tariff on apples to hit US growers

A bipartisan group of about a dozen influential lawmakers today said the recent Indian decision to increase tariff on apples from 50 per cent to 80 per cent would hurt growers of the fruit in America. The ..

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'Developing leaders, retaining talents top concerns for cos'

Developing Next Gen leaders and failure to attract and retain top talents were rated as the top challenges by the India Inc, according to a survey. Leaders indicated that top talent and effective leaders w..

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US Steel planning to add more than 800 jobs this year

David Burritt, president and CEO of U.S. Steel, told CNBC that his company plans to add approximately 800 new jobs this year at a plant in Illinois. That's not including the additional ..

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Bengaluru leading city in tech job opportunities: Report

Bengaluru is the leading city for those seeking job opportunities in the technology sector, followed by Delhi NCR and Pune in the second and third place, respectively, says a report. According to data from..

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Youth From OSCAR Foundation to Represent India at 2018 FIFA World Cup

A six member youth delegation from OSCAR Foundation will represent India at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia from 26th June 3rd July, 2018. The team will participate in..

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Govt opens up 10 joint secy-level posts to 'talented, motivated' Indians

The government has opened up senior level bureaucratic posts in several departments to people, even from the private sector, who are talented and motivated, and willing to contribute towards nation build..

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Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M

Facebook said a software bug led some users to post publicly by default regardless of their previous settings. The bug affected as many as 14 million users over several days in May. The problem, which ..

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Portal for job seekers and employers launched in Kerala

A new portal, providing single window facility for job seekers and employers, was inaugurated. The facility has been conceived and developed by Kerala Academy for Skills Excel..

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Indian farmer in UAE sets world record of distributing saplings

An Indian farmer in the UAE has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah, according to a media report today. Sudheesh Guruvayoor fro..

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Sundar Pichai says He Won't Allow use of Google AI in weaponry

Google announced on Thursday that it would not use artificial intelligence for weapons or to cause or directly facilitate injury to people, as it unveiled a set of principles for the technologies. Chief ex..

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Delhi-NCR facing major ozone 'spike', green areas most vulnerable: CSE

Delhi and its neighbouring cities Faridabad and Gurgaon have witnessed substantial ozone build up from February to May, a green body today claimed, cautioning that it was early signs of a dangero..

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Outdoor jobs carry different risks for skin cancer: Study

Different outdoor professions carry different risks for Non Melanoma skin cancer, one of the most common cancers worldwide, according to a study. In the study published in the Journal of the ..

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Facebook shared data with Chinese phone makers: report

Facebook has data sharing pacts with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei that has been flagged by American intelligence agencies as a national security threat, according to a media report. ..

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Massive 400% pay hike for these employees, Modi government approves salary increase!

The Union Cabinet today approved the revision in the wage structure and allowances of the Gramin Dak Sevaks of the Department of Post. ..

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India ranks 137th on Global Peace Index 2018

India has moved up four places to the 137th rank among 163 countries on the 2018 Global Peace Index, due to a reduction in the level of violent crime driven by increased law enforcement, according to a report by an Austr..

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Apple adding new privacy features for Mac and iPhone

Apple has talked about the privacy of users a lot in the last couple of years, and in the recent months, especially with the world alarmingly looking at the way Google and Facebook utilise user data, the company has high..

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Noted writer and academician Panmana Ramachandran Nair passes away

Noted writer and academician Prof. Panmana Ramachandran Nair, considered to be a beacon of Malayalam language, passed away tonight at his residence here following old age related illness. He was 86...

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India's IT talent with Canada's initiatives can help jump start Indian economy

IT talent of India and initiatives of Canada on innovations could make a significant impact in helping jump start Indian economy, Indian envoy to Canada Vikas Swarup has said. Addressing a..

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Ayush ministry seeks ISRO's help for satellite imagery

The Ayush Ministry has approached the premier space agency ISRO for satellite imagery of the countrywide events between 7 am and 8 am on International Day of Yoga, to be observed on June..

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Skill gaps make it difficult to attract right talent: Report

With several industries facing skill gaps, most businesses are facing difficulty finding the right talent, with the right industry knowledge, according to a report. "Only a quarter (23 per cent) of busines..

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US job openings tick up to new record high

US businesses posted the most job openings on record in April for the second straight month, underscoring the economy as strong demand for workers. The number of available ..

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Story telling session in Delhi Metro to spread awareness on environment

A storytelling session was held inside the carriage of the Delhi Metro today with the objective to promote environmental awareness among children and other people. During the session ..

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Punjab CM promises more govt jobs in coming months

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today handed over appointment letters to 25 of the 3,683 candidates recruited by power utilities, with the promise to generate more jobs in the coming months. ..

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Facebook gave firms broad access to data on users, friends: NYT

Facebook has formed data sharing partnerships with 60 device makers, including Apple and Microsoft, giving them access to information of users and even their friends, a media report has claimed, weeks after the social me..

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Data Science Jobs in India Jump by 76% in 2017-18

At a point when new job creation in India is at a standstill in most sectors, Data Science & Analytics is providing the silver lining. According to the Analytics and Data Science ..

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UN releases first education guide on fighting anti-Semitism

The United Nations has released its first ever guidelines on fighting Antisemitism in education. UNESCO, the UN's cultural body, launched the publicati..

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22 cases of dengue, 21 of malaria reported in Delhi

Seven fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector borne disease in the national capital this season to 22, according to the latest municipal report ..

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SRK Knowledge Foundation Launched India's First Population Health Study' in Wisdom - A Lecture of Series-2

SRK Knowledge Foundation conducted Wisdom, A lecture of Series Two on Future of India in Science Centre, Surat on 29th May 2018. The Noble Laureate ..

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Go after knowledge not just marks: Union minister to students

Union minister P P Chaudhary today told students to focus on acquiring knowledge rather than merely run after marks. At a function here to felicitate the top rank hol..

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PM Modi plants Neem tree at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted at Singapore prestigious Nanyang Technological University a fast growing, evergreen Neem tree, a native to India which symbolises the partnerships for a sustain..

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Reducing single-use plastic need of the hour: MoS Mahesh Sharma at WED-2018 celebrations

Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma today stressed on the need to create awareness, especially among the youth, on reducing single use plastic and its reuse. The menace of ..

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I want to write a good detective novel: Ruskin Bond

Ever since he came out with his first book at the age of 17, Ruskin Bond has uncountable works to his name, be it short stories, novels, poems and essays and the octogenarian author now wishes to try his hand at somethin..

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Dinesh Gupta new Director General of GSI

Dinesh Gupta was today appointed as the new Director General of the Geological Survey of India, an official release said. Gupta, an officer of the 1983 ..

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I&B Minister favours self-regulation by online news media

Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today favoured self regulation by online news media but said the government was ready to frame guidelines if it was approached. ..

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PM Modi gives Padma Shri award to former Singaporean diplomat

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the Padma Shri award, one of India's highest civilian awards, to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh here on Friday. Koh was among 10 ..

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Modi calls for combining innovation with human values to resolve challenges

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said technology is giving voice to millions around the world and helping in breaking social barriers as he underlined the need of combining innovation with human values..

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PM meets Malaysian counterpart; holds 'productive' discussions to boost ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohammad and the two leaders had a productive exchange of views on strengthening the strategic par..

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Indian-origin biochemist, Meghan Markle on UK's most influential women list

An Indian origin biochemist has been named alongside the likes of actress turne royal Meghan Markle, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and bestselling author J K Rowling as the 25 most influential and aspirational women i..

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Times Professional Learning Wins Talent Acquisition Award at the HR Excellence Awards 2018

TimesPro has been awarded as a winner in Talent Acquisition Award and First Runnerup in the Diversity and Inclusion Award at the PeopleFirst HR Excellen..

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Pak's tribal areas merges with KP as President signs constitutional amendment bill

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today signed a landmark constitutional amendment bill to merge restive tribal region along the Afghan border with the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bring..

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CBSE to hold Central Teacher Eligibility Test in September

The Central Board of Secondary Education would conduct the 11th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test on September 16 across 92 cities in the country. The online application process would start from June 22, ..

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Meghalaya CM asks teachers not to join any agitation

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today appealed to the deficit school teachers in the state not to take up any agitation and assured them that the government would soon implement new revised pay..

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Use of behavioural insights may help educate investors: Report

Financial regulators, public authorities and other organisations are increasingly using behavioural insights to educate investors to make more informed financial decisions, according to a joint report by IOSCO and OECD...

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New CMD says CIL aims to be world's most-efficient coal miner

The world largest miner, Coal India Ltd, now aspires to be the most efficient coal producer, with an aim to bring down costs to a bare minimum level as the sector opens up for commercial mining. "W..

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Women school teachers in Odisha to wear handloom sarees

In a bid to promote the use of handlooms products and support weavers, Odisha government has decided to make it mandatory for women school teachers to wear sarees made by state handloom cooperative, Boyanika, a s..

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'Firewall' for smartphones may protect your privacy

Scientists have developed the first ultrasound firewall that can prevent hackers from eavesdropping on hidden data transmission between smartphones and other mobile devices. The permanent networking of ..

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Cameroon summons US ambassador: official sources

Cameroonian authorities summoned the US ambassador in the country today, sources said, days after he accused government forces of abuses against separatists in English speaking regions. Government and dipl..

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Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma: WHO

Nepal has become the first country in south east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation, said in a s..

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St Stephen's teachers urges Javadekar for stakeholders meeting on autonomy issue

In the backdrop of the row over a grant of autonomous status to St Stephen College, its staff association today wrote to Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar reque..

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ISRO looking for industries to participate in launch of 12 to 18 rockets each year

ISRO today said it was looking at participation of a consortium of industries in the space agency plan to launch 12 to 18 rockets each year. "ISRO wa..

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First probe to 'touch' the Sun will carry 1.1 million names: NASA

NASA Parker Solar Probe is humanity first mission to touch a star that will carry over 1.1 million names of people to the Sun this July, the US space agency said. Throughout its seven year mission, the pro..