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Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar, Yes Bank's Kapoor named most respected entrepreneurs

Bengaluru, Dec 18 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon's Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shah and Yes Bank's Chief Executive Rana Kapoor were on Monday named the most respected entrepreneurs of the year 2017 by the London-based Hurun Report. Shaw and Kapoor are the most respected entrepreneurs of the year for their role in the growth of their individual business, job creation, philanthropy and c...

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Huawei, NTT DOCOMO achieve breakthrough in 5G mobility trial

Tokyo, Dec 18 (IANS) Chinese networking company Huawei and Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DOCOMO on Monday completed a successful field trial for 5G mobile communications over long distance with 39 GHz Millimeter Wave (mmWave) band. The downlink data transmissions were achieved at a maximum speed of over 2 Gbps on a testing vehicle which was equipped with a user equipment (UE) equiva...

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World's largest coal port to opt for 'green business' now

Canberra, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's biggest coal port, has announced a transition away from fossil fuels, saying continued investment in Australian coal is a losing proposition. It said on Sunday that the long-term outlook for coal was a threat to the port and it needed to diversify its business. Rob Henderson, a former chief markets economist at th...

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Politics of development won in Gujarat, Himachal: Shivraj

Bhopal, Dec 18 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday described the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections as the victory of a development-focussed campaign. The BJP has a leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is striving hard for an all-round development of the country. This is a gift of God t...

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Jo jeeta wohi sikandar: Smriti Irani on BJP's Gujarat showing

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The winner is king, and a victory is a victory, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said on Monday on the Gujarat election results, where the BJP is set to win though with a margin lower than it estimated. It is a matter of happiness for us. This is the victory of development, Irani said as election trends and results showed the BJP poised to win G...

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Gujarat is a setback for BJP, but will it make party more humble?

For the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to have struggled to cross the 100-seat mark in Gujarat when it was boasting about bagging 150 is suggestive of an undeniable downward turn in its popularity ratings. Considering that it tried all the tricks in the book, including several dirty ones, to cross the winning line showed that the party was uneasy about the outcome from the start, although ...

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Victory of development over dynasty politics: BJP TN leader

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) BJP Tamil Nadu leader Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday termed the imminent victory of the party in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls a victory of development over dynasty politics. The two states went to the polls recently and the BJP is ahead of the Congress in both the states in the counting of votes. Development wins against dynasty politi...

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Bieber, Gomez enjoy a date

Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez enjoyed a date at a cafe, Sugar Factory, in Washington. Gomez and Bieber spent some romantic one-on-one time together on Saturday at the cafe, where they indulged in a frosty drink called the Ocean Blue, reports tmz.com. They ordered the drink with two straws for sharing. A source said the singers, who have...

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Vivo V7: Best mid-range selfie smartphone till date

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) When it comes to the selfie-focused smartphones market in India, Chinese smartphone players Vivo and Oppo clearly rule the mid-price segment. Expanding its selfie-focused series, Vivo has announced two devices -- V7 and V7+ -- with the latter being made available in November. Launched now, the Rs 18,990 V7 is the scaled-down version of V7+ -- the Rs 21,99...

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Explore options to slow down ageing

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Don't be paranoid if you see your skin ageing. There are a number of solutions -- be it by using natural ingredients like jojoba rich in vitamin E and vitamin C, or by exploring skin resurfacing solutions, suggest experts. Datinderjeet Singh Tulla, Head of Department of the Dermat, Laser, Hair Transplant and Medical Services category at VLCC and Shubhika Jain, Fo...

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Egypt raises security level around churches ahead of Christmas

Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Egypt announced on Sunday security level around churches was being raised to the highest ahead of Christmas to prevent terror attacks. Interior Minister Magdi Abdel Ghaffar instructed in a meeting with his security assistants to beef up security in the surroundings of churches and vital state facilities, Xinhua news agency reported quoting the state news agency MENA....

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Modern multi-purpose indoor stadium, Olympic Bhavan in Itanagar: Khandu

Itanagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday announced setting up of a modern multi-purpose indoor stadium, besides constructing an Olympic Bhavan here. While declaring open the two-day 5th North East National Level Karate-do Championship at NyokumLapang General Ground, Khandu urged the Sports Department to identify a suitable site for the stadium.

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Guard yourself against this Christmas con on Facebook

London, Dec 17 (IANS) Use caution before participating in any gift exchange programme on Facebook as a Christmas con is doing the rounds on social media to take advantage of your generosity during the festive season, warns a report. Christmas is meant to be the time of giving, but con artists are capitalising on that in a cynical scam on Facebook, Express.co.uk reported on Saturday. <...

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Political realities to weigh on economic decisions: Assocham

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) While the new GST regime has not gone down well with traders and with major states going to the polls in 2018, India Inc needs to factor in the political realities weighing on economic decisions of the government, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday. A day ahead of the results of the Gujarat elections, an Assocham release said that corporate India's expectat...

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South Indian cuisine not just dosas and idlis: Chef Hari Nayak

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) South Indian cuisine is very underrated and goes much beyond idlis and dosas, says New York-based Indian chef Hari Nayak, who is also working hard to dispel misconceptions in the West about Indian food in general. South Indian cooking is very underrated. People think that South Indian dishes are just dosas and idlis. But I grew up eating fish and other non-vegeta...

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South Indian cuisine not just dosas and idlis: Chef Hari Nayak

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) South Indian cuisine is very underrated and goes much beyond idlis and dosas, says New York-based Indian chef Hari Nayak, who he is also working hard to dispel misconceptions about Indian food in general in the West. South Indian (style of) cooking is very underrated. People think that South Indian dishes are just dosas and idlis. But I grew up eating fish and ot...

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How smartphone players in India can keep innovating in 2018

The year 2017 is likely to be remembered as the year of transition. And 2018 is going to be the year of experiments for the smartphone industry -- marking the start of a second era of handsets for Indian consumers. Handset players will attempt various strategies as they have different agendas to drive and achieve distinct goals. There can be no similar measures working for all the handse...

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This is how your smartphone can help fight cybercrime

New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Taking cue from tiny variations in the smartphone camera's sensors, a team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device. The advancement opens the possibility of using smartphones -- instead of body parts -- as a form of identification to deter cybercrime, said the researchers from the University at Buff...

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Pradhan inaugurates first 2 CNG stations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated Odisha's first two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations at Chandrasekharpur and Patia area of Bhubaneswar. The Minister inaugurated the two CNG stations here under the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga scheme to provide cheaper, environment-friendly and safer fuel to the CNG-run scoot...

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'Savage' personal attacks made Rahul stronger: Sonia

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) An emotional Sonia Gandhi, who retired as Congress chief - a position she had held since 1998, said savage personal attacks by his opponents had made her son and new party President Rahul Gandhi brave and strong-hearted. In her speech at the ceremony to hand over the charge of party President to her 47-year-old son, Sonia Gandhi said she was confident that with a...

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