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Bill to regulate private hospitals tabled in Karnataka assembly

Belagavi (Karnataka), Nov 21 (IANS) A modified amendment Bill to regulate the functioning of private hospitals across Karnataka was introduced in the state legislative assembly here on Tuesday. Tabling the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill 2017 to regulate the healthcare system in the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar told...

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Golfer Gaurika favourite to clinch Hero WPG 15th leg

Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Gurugram golfer Gaurika Bishnoi, who held the spotlight on the first two days of the just-concluded Hero Women's Indian Open, will be a strong favourite to add to her sole title in the 2017 Hero WPG Tour which assembles again for the 15th leg at the Palms Golf Club and Resort here on Wednesday. Gaurika, who was a superb 10th after the first round of the Indian Open...

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Exotel, CleverTap to provide better SMS marketing solutions

Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Mobile analytics and user engagement platform CleverTap on Tuesday joined hands with cloud telephony solution provider Exotel to help businesses run personalised SMS marketing campaigns. The combination of Exotel's cloud telephony solutions with CleverTap's next generation mobile engagement platform creates an enhanced user experience which is of significant valu...

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State Street opens centre of excellence in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, on Tuesday announced the opening of a new centre of excellence in Hyderabad and expanding its facility in Bengaluru. It currently has 2,800 employees in India based in offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad. Over the next 12 months, the co...

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Sri Lankan PM prays at Mookambika temple in Karnataka

Kollur (Karnataka), Nov 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday offered prayers at the Mookambika temple in Udupi district in Karnatka, an official said. Wickremesinghe, along with his wife (Maithree), arrived in Kollur in a helicopter at about 11 a.m. and visited the temple and performed a special puja, Udupi Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis told IAN...

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Effects of globalisation: Chronicling the transformation of Indian food

Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Though its origin isn't exactly Indian, chicken tikka masala has strangely epitomised Indian food across the world, and has remained a hackneyed icon. And, despite having a huge history of food in our country, an often misunderstood curry is all that comes to mind globally when one talks about Indian food. This makes one wonder how certain dishes get world recogn...

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Railways to use Artificial Intelligence for preventing signal failures

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Aiming to reduce the possibilities of signals failing, Indian Railways has undertaken remote condition monitoring of the system, a new approach for the national transporter, to predict failures through the effective use of Artificial Intelligence. The Signalling system is vital for safe train operations and the railways completely depend on the health of its sign...

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Police posted outside Deepika's parents' home in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Police personnel have been posted outside the residence of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone's parents here following threats over her role in the Hindi film Padmavati, the police said on Tuesday. Two police personnel have been deployed outside Deepika Padukone's parents home in J.C. Nagar (northern suburb), Inspector Girish Naik of J.C. Nagar Police Station tol...

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Karnataka CM tells Haryana to act against those threatening Deepika

Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has urged the Haryana government to act against fringe elements threatening to bodily harm Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone for her lead role in Hindi film Padmavati. I have asked Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to take strict action against those threatening to harm Deepika, as she just played the lead role in the...

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Nilekanis donate half of wealth to philanthropy

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Infosys co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have pledged to donate half of their wealth to philanthropy. The Nilekanis had announced their decision to donate their wealth through a letter on November 8 that was put up on the website of 'The Giving Pledge'. Nandan Nilekani, who was also the Chairman of the Uni...

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Wipro arm to provide smart lighting with Cisco in India

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Wipro Lighting, a part of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Group, on Monday said it will provide smart lighting solutions to modern buildings across the country in partnership with global networking product major Cisco. As part of Cisco digital building solutions, we will provide connected lighting in modern workplaces using converged IP (Internet Protocol) netwo...

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Hackers now masquerading as 'compromised' employees: Forcepoint

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Hackers are no longer going for traditional security breaches but are attacking individual machines via spam emails -- thus masquerading as compromised employees to enter the organisation and hold the whole system to ransom, a top executive from global cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has emphasised. According to Surendra Singh, Country Director, Forcepoint, The hum...

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Seven Indian doctors win BMJ Awards South Asia 2017

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Seven Indian doctors have secured prizes from across 10 categories in the fourth edition of BMJ Awards South Asia 2017 that seeks to reward individuals and teams working tirelessly to improve the quality of healthcare across the region. The 2017 Awards, which received over 2000 high-quality nominations from eight countries across South Asia including India, Sri L...

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Need to double number of operational satellites: ISRO chief

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) To meet the sky-rocketing domestic technology and knowledge-based demands, India's space agency needs to at least double the number of operational satellites in the coming days, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Monday. While currently India has 42 operational satellites for different purposes including communication...

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Paraguay national caught with Rs 4 crore cocaine

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The CISF has caught a Paraguay national from Cochin airport in Kerala for illegally carrying 3.69 kg cocaine worth Rs 4 crore in the international market, an official said here on Monday. The passenger, identified as Alexis Regalado Fernandez, was caught around 7.30 p.m. on Sunday during the pre-embarkation security check (frisking) at the domestic security hold ...

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US regulator audits Biocon drug facility in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian biotech major Biocon Ltd on Monday said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had audited its aseptic drug product facility here and issued an establishment inspection report on its current good manufacturing practice. The FDA had audited our drug making facility between May 25-June 3 and classified its outcome as a voluntary action indicated, said the...

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58 Army men ride motorbike in Bengaluru for world record

Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) In a spectacular display of daredevilry, 58 men of the Indian Army set a world record on Sunday by riding a single motorcycle at the IAF base in the city's northern outskirts, official sources said. The 58-member motorcycle team of the Army Service Corps (ASC) christened 'Tornadoes' set another world record by riding a 500cc Royal Enfield motorbike for 1,200 metr...

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Bengaluru beat Mumbai on ISL debut

Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Bengaluru FC made an emphatic debut in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), defeating Mumbai City FC 2-0 at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday. Eduardo Garcia (67th minute) and Sunil Chhetri (90+3) scored for the southern club which played in the I-League for the past four seasons. Mumbai managed to see off a flurry of corners up until the 67th minute, ...

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Karnataka inks 10 technology deals at Bengaluru summit

Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka has signed 10 agreements with stakeholders at the three-day Bengaluru Technology Summit to leverage emerging technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, Analytics and Big Data, said a minister on Saturday. We have signed agreements at the summit with 10 stakeholders, including Virgin Hyperloop One, CoE for Data Science and AI, Intel Corporati...

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Infosys to configure GST network for filing returns

Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Software vendor Infosys would configure the editing facility in the GST Network by November 20 to enable traders to file their three-page summary return (3B), said the GST Group of Ministers (GoM) Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday. Over 2 lakh tax payers were unable to file their summary returns (3B) in August and September due to the non-provision of the ed...

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