20 Oct 2016

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Sagarmala funded flagship project of Ro Pax Ferry Service in Gulf of Cambay, Gujarat

The Ministry of Shipping ratified the Capital Dredging Project for Ro Pax Ferry Services between Gogha & Dahej, in Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat. The Ministry released Rs.58.50 Crore as first installment of grant-in–aid to Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB). The total project cost is estimated to be Rs.234 Crore and of which 50% would be funded by Centre Government under the Sagarmala

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‘India to be 3rd-largest aviation market by 2026’

Global airlines body IATA  said it expects India’s air passenger traffic to grow to 442 million by 2035 with 322 million new air travellers, amid the domestic aviation market growing by over 20 per cent for more than a year now. The Geneva-based International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its latest 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast has also projected India to be the third largest aviation market by 2026,

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Union Government directs car makers to declare emission details of every vehicle

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways made it mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle they produce. The new pollution norms will be made applicable from April 2017. The step will help to keep a check on whether the newly bought vehicle is emitting according to what the manufacturer claims. The Union

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Suresh Prabhu inaugurated and dedicated the “Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya Sections

Suresh Prabhu inaugurated and dedicated the “Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-WansjaliyaSections in Gujarat of Western Railways as Green Corridor Sections. Suresh Prabhu inaugurated and dedicated to the nation the “Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya” Sections in Gujarat of Western Railways as Green Corridor Sections (Free from human waste discharge from trains). Minister of State for

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Nirmala unveils logo for IPR cell in patent push

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched a logo of a Cell for the IPR Promotion and Management(CIPAM). She termed this as “an ambitious task” as India’s intellectual property related activities need great traction. The logo has been designed by the National Institute of Design, while keeping in mind the country’s slogan for its national IPR policy focsuing on innovation and

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Anxious Wait For Mars Lander's Fate, India Received Last Signal

India was the last country to receive a signal from the Schiaparelli lander, a tiny European craft which scientists believe may have reached the surface of Mars, but may not have survived the impact. round controllers waited anxiously for news on Thursday on the status of the lander, which is part of a $1.3 billion European Mars Mission. The paddling pool-sized "Schiaparelli" lander, a trial-run for a Mars

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Giant Pune Telescope Got Signals From Mars Lander 2 Minutes Before Touchdown

Giant Pune Telescope Got Signals From Mars Lander 2 Minutes Before Touchdown.  For first time Giant Pune telescope was deployed to track landing of a space craft on Mars.  A mega Indian telescope bank near Pune received the last signal sent from an ambitious European Space Agency mission to put a lander on the planet Mars. Scientists believe the Mars lander Schiaparelli touched down on Mars last

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Microsoft developed first human-like speech recognition system

Microsoft  have developed the firsttechnology that recognises the words in a conversation as well as humans do.A team of researchers and engineers in Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research created a speech recognitionsystem that makes the same or fewer errors than professional transcriptionists microsoft. They reported a word error rate (WER) of 5.9 per cent, down from the 6.3

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New Milky Way Map To Help Explain How Galaxies Form

SYDNEY:  A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form, Australian and German scientists behind the project said Thursday. The decade-long HI4PI project, which used the world's largest steerable radio telescopes, provides an in-depth view of all the hydrogen gas in and around the galaxy that contains our solar system. "We've basically put

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Glitch, Safe Mode As Juno Space Probe Orbits Jupiter

WASHINGTON:  Officials in charge of NASA's Juno space probe orbiting Jupiter last weekend delayed a crucial maneuver due to a main engine malfunction, they said Wednesday. In addition, the ship's computer systems automatically went into safety mode early Wednesday (5:47 GMT). Unrelated to the main engine, the switchover was due to a malfunction of two helium valves in the fuel

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Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM Assumes Office as the Commandant, Indian Naval Academy

1. Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM took over charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, today 20 October 2016. An impressive ceremonial guard of honour was presented on the occasion. 2. Earlier in the day Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM paid homage at INA war memorial ‘Prerna Sthal’ by placing a wreath prior to assuming command.  3. Vice Admiral

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Indian-American appointed DHS academic advisory council member

A top Indian-American woman academic and president of the University of Houston was today appointed as member of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Academic Advisory Council. The appointment of Renu Khator, Chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston (UH), was announced by US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. The

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Will Ranveer Singh replace Salman Khan as Thums Up brand ambassador

Soft drink giants Coca-Cola India have decided to discontinue Salman Khan as brand ambassador of its homegrown cola Thums Up. Gen-Now heartthrob Ranveer Singh could replace Sallu, sources revealed on Wednesday. Salman has been associated with promoting the drink for years now and his contract as endorser for the brand expired in September. The company has chosen not to renew their association

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S.P.yadav elected New President of Urology Society of India

Noted Urologist S. P Yadav was elected the new President of the North Zone of Urology Society of India (NZUSI).The announcement was made at the conclusion of a three-day annual conference held under the auspices of the Agra Urology Association from October 16-18. Yadav’s tenure would begin from October 2017 for a period of one year. Yadav has contributed to various researches and clinical

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3.2 million debit cards of SBI, HDFC, ICICI, YES Bank & Axis Bank compromised

Banks in India will either replace or ask users to change the security codes of as many as 3.2 million debit cards because several victims have reported unauthorised usage from locations in China. atm. Out of 3.2 million cards , 2.6 million cards are on the Visa and Master-Card platform and 6,00,000 on the RuPay platform. The worst-hit of the card-issuing banks are State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI

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IRDAI Slaps Rs 6 Lakh Penalty On Shriram Life Insurance

Regulator IRDAI has imposed a penalty of Rs 6 lakh on Shriram Life Insurance for “casual” approach towards certain norms, among other violations. The company was charged a penalty of Rs 5 lakh, the insurer had covered the loan term of less than three years and provided flat cover of Rs 5,000 for the balance period. The submissions by the insurer cannot justify the deviation from original File and Use.

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Cargo Traffic at Major Ports grows by 5.2 % during first six months of FY 2016-17

The Major Ports in India handled 315.4 MT (Million Tonnes) of cargo during the first six months of FY 2016-17 (April-September) and showed a positive growth of 5.1 percent as compared to the same period last year. The cargo traffic handled by the Major Ports during the same period last year was 299.5 MT. This improvement of performance is the result of many measures initiated by the Ministry

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US Registered Voters Hit Record-Breaking 200 Million

It is difficult to tell if there will be record-setting turnout on November 8. (AP)  WASHINGTON:  More than 200 million Americans are registered to vote in this year's presidential election, a record high in US history, TargetSmart, a Democratic political data firm, said.  National registration now stands at 200,081,377 voters, Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart, told on Wednesday. The figure meant more

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State Bank of Patiala gets special award for excellence in MSME lending

State Bank of Patiala has been conferred “Special Award for Excellence in MSME lending” for its performance in lending to the MSME sector during the year 2013-14 and 2014-15 at the National Award Function held at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana.Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi was the chief guest of this function.  S A Ramesh Rangan, Managing Director and

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Tata Steel Bags Sustainable Manufacturing Award

The Sustainable Manufacturing of Make in India  Award won by Tata Steel at the Make in India Awards 2016. The award was received by T V Narendran, Managing Director of Tata Steel India from the Union Minister for Steel, Mr Birendra Singh in New Delhi on October 19 2016.  The award is in recognition of Tata Steel’s excellent track record and continued efforts to introduce the best-in-class

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13 yr old boy wins Abdul kalam IGNITE Award

A 13-year-old boy from a Maoist violence-affected district of Chhattisgarh has won the prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award for suggesting an idea for a software to instantaneously register a vote given through an electronic voting machine with the authorities. Roshan Sori, a Class 6th student of Sukma district, came upon the idea after reading in the newspapers that Maoist rebels often loot EVMs on the

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Robert De Niro to receive Chaplin Award

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced Robert De Niro as the recipient of the 44th Chaplin Award. The award will be presented at an award gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. Prior to the presentation of the award, the event will celebrate De Niro’s four decade-long career, as well as his championing of independent film through the Tribeca Film Festival. De Niro will take home the 2017

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Salem entrepreneur wins national award

R. Sundaram, founder of the Salem-based Aerospace Engineers, an aerospace parts manufacturing firm, has won the National Award -2014 of the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for outstanding performance in the MSME sector. He has won the first prize in the ‘Innovation in MSMEs’ in the micro and small enterprises category. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Bharat Forge wins the prestigious Make in India Awards for "Indigenization through Make in India"

Bharat Forge won the prestigious Make in India Awards for "Indigenization through Make in India". Baba N. Kalyani, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Forge received this prestigious award at the hands of Hon'ble Union Minister of Steel, Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh. The award ceremony was organized by ETNOW - Times Network on 18th October 2016 at Taj Palace, New Delhi. Bharat Forge,

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MS Subbulakshmi award 2016 in Kochi

The MS Subbulakshmi award 2016 is a tribute event to the iconic singer, hosted by The Hindu and Sa Re Ga Ma, dedicated to her fans across the globe. Listed below are the finalists for the Kerala edition of MSS Award 2016. The regional finals for Kerala will be held in Kochi on October 21, 2016 at TDM

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Shortlist is out for The Hindu Young World – Goodbooks Awards

We announce the shortlist for The Hindu Young World – Goodbooks Awards 2017 in two categories.The Hindu Young World – Goodbooks Best Author Award 2017. Shalini Srinivasan for Gangamma’s Gharial (Penguin) . Ritu Khoda and Vanita Pai for Eye Spy Indian Art (Takshila Publications) . 

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Badminton: Jayaram, Prannoy win at Denmark Open

Ajay Jayaram and H S Prannoy advanced to the second round but it was curtains for B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles opening round of the USD 700,000 Denmark Open badminton tournament at Odense on Wednesday. Jayaram, who had reached the finals at Dutch Open last week, notched up a 21-15 21-16 win over Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana. He will take on the winner of the match between Chinese

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Indian football team achieves highest FIFA ranking in six years

The Indian football team achieved its best FIFA ranking in over six years when the side jumped 11 places to be 137th in the latest list released today. India, who defeated 114th ranked Puerto Rico in an International Friendly in Mumbai in September, garnered 230 points for the month. In August 2010, India were ranked 137th which stayed India’s best ever FIFA Ranking since then.National Coach

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Kochi gets FIFA nod to host U-17 World Cup

A 23-member high-level delegation comprising FIFA experts ratified Kochi as venue after visiting Jawarharlal Nehru International Stadium.. Kochi became the first Indian city to be officially declared as one of the venues for hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The team also visited the prospective training grounds in Kochi — Parade Ground, Fort Kochi Veli Football Ground, Maharajas College

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Bengaluru FC first Indian club to reach AFC Cup final

India captain Sunil Chhetri led Bengaluru FC to a historic AFC Cup final by scripting an inspiring 3-1 win over defending champions Johor Darul Ta’zim with his stunning double strike. Bengaluru made it to the final by virtue of superior aggregate goal difference of 4-2. The first leg in Malaysia ended in a 1-1 draw. It is a historic day for Indian football as no club from the country has ever made it to the

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China To Have World's Biggest Air Purifier In Beijing To Fight Heavy Smog

China To Have World's Biggest Air Purifier In Beijing To Fight Heavy Smog. Beijing will have the world's biggest air purifier to fight smog which is driving people indoors. BEIJING:  China will deploy the world's largest outdoor air purifier designed by a Dutch engineer in its smog-hit capital Beijing, as the thick heavily-polluted haze returned to haunt the city, driving people indoors. The seven-meter-tall

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Green Court Forms Panel To Check Sewage Joining Ganga Through Drains

NEW DELHI:  The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal lamented on Wednesday. While setting up a panel to collect information on the quantum and quality of waste being released into the river, the NGT said "a project of national importance is being carried out

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Make Mytrip buys rival ibibo Group

Makemytrip and Ibibo have agreed to merge in a stock transaction, representing the coming together of India’s largest travel booking portals and presaging what many believe is an impending consolidation in the country’s consumer internet sector. Although neither company would indicate the value of the combined entity, people familiar with the transaction estimated it at about $1.8-$2 billion. Another

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Burundi first nation to quit war crimes court

Criminal Court in an move that underlines the depth of the crisis in the country and comes amid widespread antipathy in Africa towards the court. President Pierre Nkurunziza, who critics accuse of human rights abuses, signed a decree late on Tuesday that paves the way for his east African nation’s departure from the court. His decision comes at time when the ICC is conducting a preliminary

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London Tops in the Global Power City Index

According to the 2016 Global Power City Index (GPCI) report, London has topped for the fifth consecutive year with Mumbai ranked 39th on the list of the world’s leading global cities for business, innovation and culture.  London performed well across all areas, retaining its top spot for the fifth year in a row and ranking above other cities such as New York, Tokyo and Paris. The UK capital was first

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Maharashtra launches Kaushalya SETU initiative

Maharashtra Government on 19 October 2016 launched Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative. The initiative, which is a skill development programme for students, is likely to generate employment for as many as 7.5 lakh people in state. For the purpose of employing skilled people, the state also signed 22 MoUs with various industries. The best part of the initiative is that it

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President of India Inaugurates the 28th Accountants General Conference

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 28th Accountants General Conference in New Delhi today (October 20, 2016). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the founding fathers of our Constitution had envisaged a prominent role for public audit in our country’s governance and accountability framework. The institution of CAG is one of the oldest in the country with a history

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‘National Initiative Towards Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India’ Tomorrow

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a Global Conference on ‘National Initiative towards strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India’ at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi tomorrow (October 21, 2016) at 1730 hrs. The Global Conference is being organized jointly by the NITI Aayog, Ministry of Law and Justice, National Legal Services Authority, International Centre for

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Maternal obesity may affect biological age of children: Study

A new study suggests that higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in women before pregnancy can lead to shorter telomere length, a biomarker for biological age, in their newborns. The study was conducted by the researchers at Hasselt University in Belgium. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine.

To conduct the study, the team examined 743 mothers, who were 17 to 44 years of age, and their

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Milk of Tasmanian devil kills several drug-resistant superbugs: Study

Scientists have discovered that Tasmanian devil milk contains an arsenal of antimicrobial compounds that can kill some of the most deadly bacterial and fungal infections, including golden staph. The study was published in Scientific Reports. As per the research, Tasmanian devils produce six different types of the antimicrobial compounds that hold the power to kill several drug-resistant superbugs. Scientists

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India, Myanmar up coordination on border security

India and Myanmar  agreed to coordinate with each other on border security as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed New Delhi’s commitment to help develop Myanmar. “As close and friendly neighbours, the security interests of India and Myanmar are closely aligned,” Modi said in the presence of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi after delegation-level talks between the two sides. “We

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NICPR and All India Institute of Ayurveda ink MoU for cancer research

The National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) has signed an MoU with All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, for collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care by setting up a Center of Integrative Oncology at NICPR-Noida. This MoU would pave the way to carry forward the ongoing bilateral dialogue and

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Thirumalai Chemicals plans expansion in India and Malaysia

The industrial chemicals maker Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd (TCL) will enhance the capacity of phthalic anhydride and fine chemicals in India, while its Malaysian arm - Optimistic Organic Sdn Bhd (OOSB) - will set up food ingredients and fine chemicals plants. The decisions on plant upgradation was taken at the board meeting held yesterday. The company is already executing an upgradation project, which is

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India-Myanmar boost defence ties

Even as India is pulling out all stops to isolate Pakistan, it got another shot in the arm when Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on a state visit to India not only condemned the Uri terror attack for the second time in the last few days but also agreed that states that encourage, support or finance terrorism in any way should be held to account. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the State

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