Archive for January 17th, 2018

Course on sustainable urban planning launched at IIT Kanpur

Noida, Jan 17 :  A new course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) has been launched at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur’s outreach centre here, NITI Aayog said on Tuesday.

Ratan P. Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the course on Monday.

“This…

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Incredible offbeat travel destinations you probably are not aware of

New Delhi  Jan. 17 (ANI): In an age where travel has become an in thing, it would seem there are very few destinations which are unexplored or unheard of in the world.

However, as they say, the power of nature is incomprehensible. The world is full of hidden places which…

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Jaipur to host gourmet food festival soon

New Delhi , Jan. 17:  Are you one of those who loves trying different types of food, then, this upcoming international food festival is a perfect destination for you.

The ‘Gourmet Getaway’ food festival, which will take place in the Pink City later this week, will offer food from all parts…

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Students protest at Jadavpur University continues for second day

Kolkata, Jan 17:  Protesting the provisions of a bill that allegedly seeks an apolitical students’ union, students of Jadavpur University continued their sit-in for the second day on Tuesday.

Students allege that the West Bengal Universities and Colleges (Administration and Regulation) Bill 2017 is an attempt to dissolve students…

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Selena Gomez` mother advised her not to work with Woody Allen

New Delhi January 17 (ANI): Selena Gomez’s mother, Mandy Teefey, has finally opened up about the musician’s controversial decision to work with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

The ‘Same old Love’ hit-maker’s mom Mandy said she tried to convince her daughter it…

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India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Scoreboard on Day 4

Centurion, Jan 17:  Scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between South Africa and India here on Tuesday.

South Africa (First Innings): 335

India (First Innings): 307

South Africa (Second Innings):

Aiden Markram lbw b Bumrah 1
Dean Elgar c Rahul b Shami 61
Hashim…

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Our employees not monitoring Direct Messages: Twitter

San Francisco, Jan 17 :  Twitter has denied claims that its employees are monitoring Direct Messages (DM) exchanged among its over 300 million users on its platform.

In a statement, the micro-blogging platform denied claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that employees from the company monitor private user…

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BJP’s growing fear of Rahul Gandhi

Latest statements and reactions of the BJP leaders and spokesperson on Congress president Rahul Gandhi clearly indicate that the country’s grand old party and its newly elected chief is no more beings ridiculed but is being treated as a serious political challenge.

Is it a mere Gujarat nightmare that…

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Free surgery for Delhiites in private hospitals to continue

New Delhi, Jan 17 Patients unable to undergo surgery in a city government hospital for 30 days will continue to get it done for free in private hospitals here, as Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal approved the scheme on Tuesday.

Also, if a test cannot be done at a government hospital…

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Tuesday sees best air quality of month in Delhi, to worsen from Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan 17 The national capital and regions around it saw the best air-quality of this year on Tuesday, though weather agencies called it a temporary relief as pollution is likely to worsen from Wednesday onwards.
Still rated “poor”, considered an improvement from “very poor”, the Air Quality…

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