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Make 'Artificial Intelligence' work for India: PM

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that with Artificial Intelligence (AI), bots and robots, productivity will increase, but warned of rising apprehensions of 'human redundancy' as the mind and machines would compete directly. For avoiding this scenario, he urged that AI should be Made in India and Made to Work for India and asked the students and teachers t...

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Reliance to launch 4th Industrial Revolution from Maharashtra: Mukesh Ambani

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) In a bonanza for Maharashtra, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Sunday announced plans to launch the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' in the state with an investment of Rs 60,000 crore and collaboration of over 20 global conglomerates. He said that the initiative will take forward the flagship Jio Movement with the ambitious new plan for a New India and Ne...

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Chennaiyin remain 3rd after 1-1 draw with Jamshedpur in ISL

Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Sunday earned a valuable point after forcing Jamshedpur FC to a 1-1 draw as they held their third position in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) table. Jamshedpur FC were running away with yet another victory after another moment of brilliance from Wellington Priori had given Steve Coppell's side the lead in the 32nd minute. The visitors defended d...

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India aspires to and moving towards a $5 tn economy: PM

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reiterated that India aspires to, and is moving towards, a $5 trillion economy over the next few years with sustained, comprehensive and holistic development. Inaugurating the first mega global investors summit, Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018 here, he said the country is on the firm path of development simultaneously wi...

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British minister for slashing some university tuition fees

London, Feb 18 (IANS) University tuition fees should partly be based on how a degree course could benefit a student's future career, British Education Secretary Damian Hinds said. In an interview with the Times published on Sunday, the newly-appointed secretary said he wanted to see a system which would consider a course's value for money to decide the level at which fees are set.

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Successful NDA alliance due to roots of democracy in BJP: Modi

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Amid strains in the ruling NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had succeeded in taking the coalition along in the best possible way, emphasising that it could happen because democracy is in the roots and veins of the BJP. The Prime Minister's remarks came during an address on the occasion of the inauguration of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) n...

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PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said. The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, three each in Patna and Lucknow, tw...

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Hirscher doubles up with giant slalom gold at Winter Olympics

PyeongChang, Feb 18 (IANS) Austrian Alpine skiing great Marcel Hirscher won his second gold medal at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games as he claimed the men's giant slalom title here on Sunday. Hirscher, who won the combined event on Tuesday, maintained his top place after the first run and posted the winning total of 2 minutes and 18.04 seconds, reports Xinhua news agency. He...

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'Rock stripes' on Mars could suggest actions of water

Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) NASA's Mars rover Opportunity, which reached its 5,000th Martian day, or sol, this week has observed possible rock stripes that could suggest actions of water, wind or other processes on the Red Planet. The ground texture seen in recent images from the rover resembles a smudged version of very distinctive stone stripes on some mountain slopes on Earth that resul...

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Successful NDA alliance due to roots of democracy in BJP: Modi

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Amid strains in the NDA alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was successful in taking the coalition along in the best possible way and emphasised that it could happen because democracy is in the roots, values and veins of the BJP. The Prime Minister's remarks came during an address on the occasion of the inauguration of the Bharatiya Janata Pa...

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Suarez, Alba help Barca pass Eibar test

Madrid, Feb 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona made sure they will retain their seven-point lead at the top of the Liga Santander whatever happens during the rest of the weekend when they won a tough game 2-0 away to Eibar. Eibar had suffered just one defeat in their last 12 games, but had lost their previous seven meetings against Barca and that trend continued thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and ...

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ISL: Kerala stay alive after 1-0 win over NE United

Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) Kerala Blasters FC kept their playoff hopes alive, collecting the crucial three points after beating a depleted NorthEast United FC 1-0 in their final home game at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday. Last year's runners-up Kerala, who have scored in their last 13 games in a row, the longest run by a team in the ISL, gained an early lead in the 28t...

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Stage set for 'Magnetic Maharashtra', PM to inaugurate

Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The stage is set for the ambitious three-day long Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018 conclave which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday, officials said. After inaugurating the state's first-ever Global Investors Summit at the MMRDA Grounds in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Modi will interact with corporate chiefs during high tea along...

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Congress plenary in Delhi from March 16-18

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A plenary session of the Congress will be held here from March 16 to 18, wherein it is likely to ratify Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party President and pave the way for selection of new members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC). This was decided by the 34-member Steering Committee of the Congress, which was constituted by Rahul Gandhi on Friday after dissol...

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Goal machine Batshuayi proves both curse and blessing for Dortmund

Berlin, Feb 17 (IANS) Michy Batshuayi is both a curse and a blessing for Borussia Dortmund. While the Belgian striker makes the German football club happy with his tremendous record of five goals in three games, this stunning success will most likely lead to his immediate farewell in only a few months. Thousands of fans quickly fell in love with him after the 24-year-old joined the club ...

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Scientists discover link between hallucinations, dopamine

New York, Feb 17 (IANS) People with schizophrenia, who experience auditory hallucinations, tend to hear what they expect an exaggerated version of a perceptual distortion that is common among other people without hallucinations. According to the researchers, those with hallucinations and other psychotic symptoms are known to have elevated dopamine -- the main area of focus for available ...

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'Descendants 3' to be out in 2019

Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Disney channel has announced plans to release Descendants 3 in the summer of 2019. The news was announced by Dove Cameron, who plays Mal in Descendants, in a special piece of programming that aired during Disney Channel's Zombies on Friday. In the piece, Cameron alluded to a new villain (Mal's father) entering the story, reports variety.com. By adding a...

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Akshaye, Richa to star in film on misuse of rape laws

Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Actors Akshaye Khanna and Richa Chadha will feature in Section 375, a Bollywood suspense drama highlighting misuse of rape laws in the country. Backed by Panorama Studios, the movie will be produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak and directed by Manish Gupta. Rape laws are being misused by men and women alike leaving the judiciary and police conf...

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BJP will make Meghalaya model state: Amit Shah

Shillong/Jowai, Feb 16 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Friday promised to make Meghalaya a model state within five years, if his party is voted to power in the February 27 assembly elections. I am here to request you that today there are 19 governments of the BJP and three in the northeastern states... I can see the winds of change and the votes are coming for the BJP in Meghalaya, Nag...

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EU can overcome 'populist temptations', says Italy

Berlin, Feb 16 (IANS/AKI) Europe has the ability to beat populist, anti-European temptations, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said here on Friday and urged all EU states to shoulder the burden of the migrant crisis that is helping stoke such sentiments. A European Union capable of advances in technology, common defence and in migration policy will always be able to beat populist, ...

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