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IIT Kharagpur’s research to boost LPG distribution

IIT Kharagpur researchers have devised a decision support system to help maximise the LPG connections in BPL (below poverty line) households, an official statement said.

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Microsoft acquires XOXCO, bot making company, to bolster conversational AI across products

Texas-based XOXCO has been paving the way in conversational AI since 2013 and was responsible for the creation of Howdy, the first commercially available bot for Slack that helps schedule meetings.

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Delhi Air Quality: Misty Friday morning in the national capital, air quality ‘poor’ for second day

It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Jammu and Kashmir: No rain in forecast till November 21

Minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir dropped on Friday with Leh being the coldest at minus 8.1, as the Met forecast a dry spell to continue till November 21.

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Google Doodle celebrates humanity’s first message into space

Astronomer and astrophysicist Frank Drake from Cornell University wrote the message with the help from American astronomer Carl Sagan, among others.

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California wildfires: Death toll reaches 65, 631 remain missing

Of the 65 victims, 63 were killed in Northern California's Camp Fire, deemed as the worst wildfire in the state's history, while two other people were killed in Southern California's Woolsey Fire, reports CNN.

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5 abducted Iranian border guards freed in Pakistan

Five of 12 Iranian border guards kidnapped last month by an Iranian militant group were freed on Thursday in Pakistan, the chief commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Thursday.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir denies crown prince’s link to journalist Jamal Khashoggi case

The kingdom is committed to holding those involved in the murder accountable through the judiciary, and investigations into journalist's killing will continue until all questions are answered, Al-Jubeir said.

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Pollution-causing rice straws to be transformed into products by IKEA in India

The project, part of the company's 'Better Air Now' initiative, will begin from India and is focussed on New Delhi, Gurugram and Faridabad which are among the world's most air-polluted cities. 

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Asked employees to use Android only because it’s the most popular OS, clarifies Facebook

Facebook said Zuckerberg's disagreement with Cook is only over the business model

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Punjab on high alert! JeM terrorists ‘sneak in’ the state, say state police

The counterintelligence wing of Punjab Police on Thursday put the state on high alert about the presence of at least half-a-dozen terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in the state and said they

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Paytm rolls out Social Community Platform exclusively for women

Paytm's domestic parent company One97 Communications on Thursday introduced a "Social Community Platform" exclusively for women as an interactive social feed, in partnership with an online womens community -- "Sheroes".

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IT सेक्टर में 2027 तक आएंगी 14 लाख नई नौकरियां: Cisco-IDC Study

Cisco-IDC के अध्ययन आधार पर गुरुवार को यह जानकारी दी गई.

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MeToo: Maneka Gandhi writes to Rajyavardhan Rathore on AIR sexual harassment cases

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to probe the sexual harassment cases from the All India Radio (AIR) stations across

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Xiaomi pips Samsung to become Indian market leader in Q3: IDC

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi shipped 11.7 million units and became the top brand in the Indian market with 27.3 per cent share in the third quarter this year, with Samsung at second spot, the International Data Corporation

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Soon, you can chat with nearby shops on Google Maps: Here’s how

Google is rolling out a capability on Maps that would let users connect with business profiles in the nearby locations, helping them with the opportunity to ask questions while looking for things to do and places to go or sho

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Kathua case: Victim’s family drops lawyer Deepika Rajawat

The family of the eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder victim has decided to drop their lawyer Deepika Rajawat as she has barely been available at the court hearings, the victim's father has said.

India News

Producers Guild of India implements guidelines against sexual harassment

All Indian film production houses are bound to implement and enforce the 'The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 (PoSH), the Producers Guild of India (PGI) declared on Thu

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India to add 14 lakh IT jobs in New-Age technologies by 2027

According to the findings, jobs like social media administrator, Machine Learning (ML) designer and IoT designer are among the most in-demand job roles in the country in the coming years.

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Cold ‘super-Earth’ exoplanet discovered orbiting nearby star

An international team of researchers have discovered a cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system to Earth.

Lifestyle News

As India fails to clean up its air, China is winning war on pollution

China is notorious for pollution and it's not just an offshoot of four decades of furious industrialisation. The problem stretches back centuries when dynastic leaders ignored the environmental costs of development.

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Google Pixel phones now receiving Night Sight feature for better low-light photography

Google is launching a new feature to the front and rear cameras of all the three generations of their Pixel devices called -- "Night Sight" -- to produce better images when clicked in low-lighting.

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YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium now available in seven new markets

YouTube Premium includes Music Premium but adds the full YouTube experience while adding background and offline playback along with exclusive YouTube original series. 

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Uttarakhand weather: Hills received snowfall with light rains

The hills of Uttarakhand has received snowfall with light rains reported in some parts of the state in the past 24 hours, weather officials said on Thursday.

India News

Odisha: Tiger found dead in Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Odisha's tiger re-introduction programme received a jolt as a three-year-old Royal Bengal Tiger brought from Madhya Pradesh died in the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district.

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Humans are better at remembering names than faces, claims Study

Remembering a person's face relies on recognition, but remembering their name is a matter of recall, and it is already well-established that human beings are much better at the former than the latter.

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Donald Trump’s new National Defense Strategy puts US at risk of losing war with Russia, China, claims Report

US President Donald Trump's new National Defense Strategy is insufficiently resourced and Washington runs the risk of a military defeat by China or Russia, according to a report by a congressionally mandated panel of bipartis

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