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Nitesh Tiwari's next release in August 2019

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari's next film, on today's generation, will release on August 30, 2019. It's a story he is excited to tell. Tiwari tweeted: Looking forward to being a part of the Sajid Nadiadwala and Fox Star Studios family for my next after 'Dangal'. A story I am excited to tell. Releases on August 30, 2019. Cast to be announced soon, stay tuned! Sajid...

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NASA's Curiosity rover tests new drilling method on Mars

Washington, May 24 (IANS) After a mechanical problem took NASA Mars rover Curiosity's drill offline in December 2016, it has now successfully tested a new drilling method on the Red Planet, making a 50-millimetre deep hole in a target called Duluth, NASA has said. Engineers working with the Curiosity Mars rover have been hard at work testing a new way for the rover to drill rocks and ext...

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13 transgenders will contest 2018 Pakistan general elections

Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) At least 13 transgenders will contest the Pakistan general elections this year. Two of them will contest for the National Assembly and the rest for the provincial assemblies. This was officially announced on Wednesday at a national consultation organised by All Pakistan Transgender Election Network (APTEN) in collaboration with the Election Commission of Pakistan...

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Change can be implemented only once we initiate discussions: Akshay Kumar

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar, who will participate in a Menstrual Awareness Conclave here to mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, says the society can only implement change if there are discussions. He has urged people everyone should ensure that all women have the right to manage their periods safely and with dignity. The Menstrual Awareness Conclave is a cru...

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Good cinema is medium for social change: Anupam Kher

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher says good cinema is not only about entertainment, but it is also a medium for change. The actor feels it is important to encourage independent filmmakers. Anupam through his acting school Actor Prepares will sponsor top prizes at this year's KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. Actor Prepares is happy to collaborate with KASHIS...

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HP aims at partnering with Indian government to push 3D printing dream

Barcelona, May 24 (IANS) Global printing and PC major HP is seriously looking at partnering with the Indian government to push its 3D printing solutions in the domestic manufacturing and prototyping market that has the potential to grow exponentially in the coming years. HP continues to reinvent the $12 trillion global manufacturing market, including the $6 trillion Asia-Pacific and Japa...

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Sudhir Mishra on board for Indian adaptation of 'Hostages'

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra will be directing the Indian adaptation of acclaimed Israeli crime-thriller Hostages, which will feature Ronit Roy, Tisca Chopra, Parvin Dabas and Dalip Tahil. Applause Entertainment, the content studio from the Aditya Birla Group, is working on the Indian adaptation of the show. The web series will be produced by Banijay Asia. I trea...

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Free heart surgeries for children at AMU medical college

Aligarh, May 24 (IANS) Free heart surgeries will be available for children with congenital defects at the Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) after the varsity signed a deal with a British charity. The collaboration with the Healing Little Hearts (HLH) charity was initiated by AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor, Tabassum Shahab (Pro Vice-Chancellor) ...

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NITI Aayog, ABB India to collaborate on AI, digitisation

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Wednesday entered into a partnership with technology company ABB India to work together towards realizing the government's ambitious vision of 'Make in India' through advanced manufacturing technologies that incorporate the latest developments in robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). As per the statement of intent (SoI) signed on Wednesday,...

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Wolfsburg appoint Schmadtke as sporting director

Berlin, May 23 (IANS) VFL Wolfsburg have filled the vacant position of sporting director by signing Joerg Schmadtke, the Bundesliga club have confirmed. One day after securing another season in Germany's top flight, Wolfsburg agreed to collaborate with Schmadtke, who joins the club on July 1, reported Xinhua news agency. With Joerg Schmadtke we have found the best solution for th...

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Workplace automation to double in India: Survey

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics at workplaces is expected to double in India in the next three years from current 14 per cent to 27 per cent -- which is higher than the global and Asia Pacific (APAC) average, a survey said on Wednesday. The Global Future of Work Survey by London-based global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towe...

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Exposure in global market taking India's film business to next level: Telugu star Ram Charan

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Telugu film star Ram Charan believes that the constantly growing global market for Indian cinema is contributing to not just a great deal of business and improving the production value of movies in every region of the country but is also helping Indian talent to cross over. In an interview to IANS, the actor said: If I only look at our south Indian community, people...

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Dr Reddy's net drops by 19% in FY18 Business/Economy/Medicine

Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) Pharma major Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd's net profit during 2017-18 fell by 19 per cent over the previous year, at Rs 981 crore against Rs 1,204 crore during FY17. For the full year, the revenues stood at Rs 14,203 crore, up one per cent over FY17. The net profit during the quarter ended March 31 fell by 10 per cent over the previous quarter. Th...

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UAE marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Dubai, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) joined the world in celebrating World Biodiversity Day on Tuesday. It is observed annually on May 22. This year's celebration was being held under the theme Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into the force of the Convention on Biological Diversity, ratified by the UAE in 1992 a...

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Apollo Hospitals adopts IBM Watson for oncology and genomics

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals on Tuesday joined hands with IBM to deploy its cognitive computing platform Watson for oncology and genomics in 10 of its cancer care centres. Watson will help oncologists surface relevant data to bridge disparate sources of information and identify treatments that are personalised to each unique patient. Each person's cancer journey is u...

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Nipah virus outbreak localised occurrence: Health Ministry

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) All required steps have been taken to contain the Nipah virus in Kerala, whose outbreak is a localised occurrence and there is no threat of its spread and thus no need to panic, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Tuesday. Appropriate steps to contain this virus have been taken ... Since all the contacts are under observation and steps to avoid e...

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Micromax, Airtel launch 'Bharat Go' smartphone

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Micromax Informatics, in collaboration with Bharti Airtel, on Tuesday launched its first Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone Micromax Bharat Go for Rs 2,399. Micromax Bharat GO, which has a market operating price of Rs 4,399, comes with a special cashback of Rs 2,000 as part of Airtel's 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative. The launch is part of a part...

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HP expands 3D printing footprint with key collaborations, new applications

Barcelona, May 22 (IANS) As 3D printing appears set to transform the manufacturing sector globally, global printing and PC major HP on Tuesday announced that three big digital manufacturing players have deployed its Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing solutions. Manufacturing today is a $12 trillion market globally which 3D printing -- or Additive Manufacturing (AM) -- is set to disrupt i...

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Ex-Malaysian PM Najib questioned in graft probe

Kuala Lumpur, May 22 (IANS) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was questioned by anti-graft officials on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the state investment company 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund corruption scandal. Najib was called in to explain how a $10.6 million deposit was made to his personal bank account from SRC International, a subsidiary of 1MDB, w...

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Apollo Hospitals adopts IBM Watson for oncology and genomics

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals on Tuesday joined hands with IBM to deploy its cognitive computing platform Watson for oncology and genomics in ten of its cancer care centres. Watson will help oncologists surface relevant data to bridge disparate sources of information and identify treatments that are personalised to each unique patient. Each person's cancer journey is ...

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