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Infosys arm in pact to build metro rail station in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm (Infosys Foundation) on Thursday signed an agreement to build and maintain a metro rail station in the Electronics City on Bengaluru's southern outskirts, said an official on Thursday. The station will be built in the second phase of the metro network's expansion across the city and maintained by the Foundation for 30 years af...

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Andhra government partners with EY on new digital initiative

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In partnership with global consultancy firm EY, the Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday launched the ePragati Core Platform, a new initiative to accelerate the digital transformation journey in the state. This initiative will help connect the citizen to 34 departments, 336 autonomous organisations and to over 745 services, EY, also known as Ernst & Young, ...

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Introduction of anti-human trafficking bill a 'resounding victory': Satyarthi

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi termed the tabling of anti-human trafficking Bill on Wednesday a resounding victory, saying that if passed, it will be one of the most comprehensive anti-trafficking laws in the world. The tabling of Anti-Human Trafficking Bill is a resounding victory for the children of India and the common people who joined Bharat Yatra with me...

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South Africa celebrates Mandela's 100th birth anniversary

Johannesburg, July 18 (IANS) South Africans celebrated their late President Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary on Wednesday, remembering the life and legacy of the anti-apartheid leader and the country's first black President through solidarity events, art and sport. The celebrations began in earnest last week and on Tuesday former US President Barack Obama delivered a speech to a ...

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Anupam Kher travels in metro for first time

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher travelled in the metro for the first time and described it as a great experience. Anupam on Tuesday took to Twitter, where he shared a few photographs from the metro and captioned it: Thanks to the horrible traffic at Saki Naka, Mumbai... had a great experience travelling by Metro for the first time ever. Loved the experience and the peop...

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Get flawless make-up with strobing, flare highlighting

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) New techniques like strobing, non-touring and flare highlight can give a dewy and naturally flawless make-up look, say experts. Make-up artistes Niti Luthra and Asha Singh have shared tips on how to ace your make-up with these techniques: * To get a flawless make-up, your face should be cleansed and moisturised well. If the skin is clean and smooth, it b...

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Electronics hardware cluster unveiled in Karnataka city

Hubballi (Karnataka), July 17 (IANS) A brownfield Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) cluster was unveiled on Tuesday in this north Karnataka's industrial city, ostensibly, to decongest a choked Bengaluru, about 400 km away. Located at Sandbox start-up facility of Deshpande Foundation, the cluster will be developed as the next electronics hotspot in the southern state. ...

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SC asks Parliament to enact law to check lynching

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned mob lynching incidents across the country and asked Parliament to enact a law to deal with the crime that threatens rule of law and the country's social fabric. Horrendous acts of mobocracy cannot be permitted to become a new normal, it said. Issuing a slew of guidelines including preventive, remedial and punitive steps to ...

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Stick to your beauty routine during rains

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Dont let rainy days get you down! From less is more to saying no to oily skin, experts give a plethora of tips and tricks to maintain your beauty despite the downpours. Debabani Guha, National Trainer L'Occitane En Provence, India, and Gaurav Bhargava, Category Manager, Housejoy list down some tips. * Say no to oily skin: Excess oil and shine is a comm...

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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service now available globally

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) To help businesses build Blockchain networks to drive efficient transactions, Oracle has announced to make its Blockchain Cloud Service generally available globally including in India from Tuesday. Indian Oil, Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, Certified Origins, Intelipost, MTO, Neurosoft, Nigeria Customs, Sofbang, Solar Site Design and TradeFin are among...

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Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghan attack honoured in Washington

Washington, July 17 (IANS) Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting hatred with love, fear with understanding, and darkness with light. Speaking at a memorial meeting for the victims on Sunday, Gabbard, who is the first Hindu elected to US Congress, said;: We must continue to stand up to bigotry and hatr...

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Obama calls for end to ethnic tensions

Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Former United States President Barack Obama on Monday called for an end to ethnic tensions and tribal conflicts, citing Kenya, the country of his father's birth, as an example for Africa. On the second and final day of his trip to Kenya, Obama spoke to members of the press at the inauguration of a youth center run by his half-sister Auma through her charity, the S...

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Modi lambasts Mamata at Bengal rally, canopy collapse leaves 90 injured

Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday patted his government in the back for raising the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of crops, while lambasting West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee regime for forming a nexus with syndicates and murdering Dalit political activists, even as 90 people sustained injuries following a canopy collapse at a BJP rally here. Indi...

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'India earned Rs 18,000 cr every year through Basmati exports'

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India has earned over Rs 18,000 in foreign exchange every year from export of Pusa basmati 1121 rice variety, developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Monday. The Pusa basmati 1121 variety of Basmati rice developed by ICAR has helped India earn more than Rs 18,000 crore in foreign exchange every ...

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Modi lambasts Mamata regime, says Bengal looking to end oppression

Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the all-pervading syndicates, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process. In one of his strongest tirades against the T...

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Foundation stone of skill training institute laid in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday laid the foundation stone of India's first National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) here. The proposed institute will impart training to trainers and create a skill-based ecosystem to meet the industry demands. The NSTI will cater to the training needs of youths with industry-relevant skills, supplement train...

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Modi goes all out against Mamata regime, says Bengal looking to end oppression

Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal govenrment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the all pervading syndicates, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process. In one of his strongest tirades against the T...

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How to be flight fabulous

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Airport looks are as important as black-tie events nowadays. So, while insuring that outfit is on-point, lets not forget to get a flawless beauty and hair look. TIGI Educator Audrey D'Souza and Rashmi Shetty, Pond's Skin Expert help you get jet-setting hair and skin. D'Souza shares three styles for tresses trend while you are in transit. * Scarfe...

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Modi accuses Congress of shedding crocodile tears for farmers

Mirzapur, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress, as well as and other opposition parties, of shedding crocodile tears for farmers and said several irrigation projects in the country had languished in its rule. Addressing a public meeting after inaugurating the Bansagar canal project and laying foundation stone of Mirzapur medical college here, he said...

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Feeling of doing something for own country unmatched: Shankar Mahadevan

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, who has collaborated with Tomorrow's India, for a 'My Country, My Music' project which will bring together the best of India's folk music on a common stage, says doing something for one's own nation brings unmatched gratification. Tomorrow's India, the name itself holds great potential. The feeling of being able to do something...

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