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Reveal Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes printed in November 2016: CIC

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed authorities to reveal how many Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes were printed daily after demonetization till November 30, 2016, an RTI activist said on Saturday.

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India has potential to be leader in Blockchain, says expert

India has the potential to be a leader in the Blockchain revolution, Canadian expert Bob Tapscott said here on Saturday.

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Writer apologises for calling Priyanka Chopra ‘scam artist’

Mariah Smith, the writer who called Indian actress Priyanka Chopra a "scam artist" in an article, has apologised for the insinuations.

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Artificial Intelligence to power news media? Google partners with Polis for new ‘Journalism AI’ project

Part of the Google News Initiative (GNI), the "Journalism AI" project will focus on research and training for newsrooms on the intersection of AI and journalism.

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Apple hires ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest

Apple has hired Jason Oberfest, former CEO of Mango Health, to reportedly help its users adhere to prescription instructions and build on the ambition to gain a bigger share of the global health care market.

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Bulandshahr violence: SSP, two police officials transferred

Two more police officials have also been transferred in connection with the mob violence in Bulandshahr town on Monday where an inspector and a civilian were killed, authorities said.

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रेलवे अलर्ट: कई ट्रेनों के रूट में हुए हैं बदलाव, यात्रा से पहले चेक कर लें

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Good news for engineers! Uber India to double down on hiring in 2019

Online ride-hailing platform Uber on Saturday announced to double its workforce in the product and engineering departments -- from over 500 to more than 1,000 'technologists' -- at its Bengaluru and Hyderabad facilities next

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Italy fines Facebook 10 million euros for misleading users

The competition watchdog handed Facebook two fines totalling 10 million euros, "also for discouraging users from trying to limit how the company shares their data", Italian portal The Local reported on Saturday.

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Beware, Delhi! Pollution likely to rise in NCR as air quality slips to ‘very poor’ levels

The average PM2.5 readings at 9 a.m. was recorded at 191 micrograms per cubic metre while the average PM10 readings at the time were 346 micrograms per cubic metre.

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OPEC, allies agree to reduce crude production by 1.2 million barrels per day

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allied producers agreed to lower their production of crude oil by 1.2 million barrels per day for a six-month period.

Commodities News

US stocks close sharply lower amid soft data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 558.72 points, or 2.24 per cent, to 24,388.95. The S&P 500 fell 62.87 points, or 2.33 per cent, to 2,633.08, Xinhua news agency reported. 

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NASA’s InSight lander ‘hears’ Martian wind

InSight sensors captured a haunting low rumble caused by vibrations from the wind, estimated to be blowing between 10 to 15 mph (5 to 7 metres a second) on December 1, from northwest to southeast, NASA said on Friday.

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Huawei launches first Mate series smartphone Mate 20 Pro; check price, specifications

Chinese tech giant Huawei has played its biggest bet in India by bringing in its first Mate series smartphone -- the Mate 20 Pro -- that costs a tad more than Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy Note 9.

Industry News

Google starts rolling out gender specific translation to reduce bias

In a bid to reduce gender biases in its translation service, Google has started rolling out a feature that provides feminine and masculine translations for some gender-neutral words on the Google Translate website.

Industry News

Jammu and Kashmir weather: After brief respite, mercury dips again in Kashmir

Srinagar experienced its coldest night of the season with a minimum temperature of minus 4 degrees Celsius, two notches lower that previous night's minus 2.6 degrees Celsius, a MeT department official said on Friday.

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Beware, Delhi! Pollution likely to rise in NCR as air quality slips to ‘very poor’ levels

It was a cold Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average, while the air quality remained in the 'very poor' category, the weather office said.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Facebook tightens rules for running political ads on platform; here’s what has changed

Facing intense scrutiny over the misuse of its platform globally during elections, Facebook has announced fresh steps to increase ad transparency and defend against foreign interference ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in In

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Nokia unveils 8.1 with PureDisplay screen technology; check price, specifications

HMD Global that makes and sells Nokia phones has launched Nokia 8.1 in its value flagship smartphone line-up with "PureDisplay" screen technology at an event here.

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Xiaomi leads India wearables market in Q3 2018, says IDC

Riding on the success of its Mi Band 3 fitness tracker, Xiaomi has maintained its leadership in the country's wearables market with a 41 per cent market share in the third quarter of this year, the International Data Corp (ID

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Oppo A7: Impressive selfie camera, good battery life; check price, specifications

Riding on the success of its latest popular "F" series smartphone -- "F9 Pro" -- Chinese smartphone maker OPPO recently launched its new offering in the "A" series" -- the "A7" -- for Rs 16,990 in India.

Industry News

Shimla sees coldest night of season; temperature in Himachal Pradesh remains below freezing point

The capital of Himachal Pradesh experienced the coldest night of the season so far at 3.8 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological department said on Thursday.

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Facebook adds new updates in Messenger Lite – All you need to know

Facebook's Messenger Lite has got richer with more features such as animated GIFs and most customization features that were available in the full-sized Messenger app.

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Eros Now to invest $70 million in original content

Indian OTT service Eros Now will invest $70 million in original content and roll out 100 new Originals.

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SpaceX with 6,000 pound of re-supply mission launched to ISS, says NASA

A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carrying nearly 6,000 pound of research equipment, cargo and supplies has successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said on Thursday.

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India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, defence sources said.

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Terrorist Zakir Musa hiding in Punjab disguised as a Sikh, high alert sounded in state

Security agencies have been put on high alert in Bathinda and Ferozepur districts of Punjab on Thursday following intelligence reports that Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa could be hiding in the area.

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