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MIT team in India to study urbanisation

Kolkata, Jan 18 A team of students and faculty from MIT are on a tour in India to critically study urbanisation in the developing world in collaboration with IIT Kharagpur, a statement said on Wednesday.

Himachal’s Kangra achieves 100% ‘geo tagging’ of assets

Shimla, Jan 18 Himachal Pradesh's largest district Kangra has become the country's first in 'geo tagging' of assets under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Wednesday.

Teach children Islam is not terrifying Author Anita Nair

Kolkata, Jan 18 Acclaimed Indian novelist Anita Nair, who has brought to the fore tales from Quran for children, says it is necessary for children to know that Islam is not a terrifying religion as it is made out to be.

Next from Jio ‘digital mission’ — connected car app, JioTV and more

Mumbai, Jan 18 In this fast-moving age, how about a car controlled by a mobile app or a TV that can store programmes and movies of the last seven days? All these will soon be possible in India, coming out of Reliance Jio's stable as part of its 'digital lifestyle' mission.

KIMS Hospitals doubles capacity at Kondapur facility

Hyderabad, Jan 18 KIMS Hospitals, a leading healthcare provider in South India, has doubled its capacity to 200 beds at Kondapur, the fast growing information technology corridor of Hyderabad.

Ashok Leyland to export left hand drive Partner

Chennai, Jan 18 Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd filled up its vehicle portfolio launching two new models on Wednesday of which the light commercial vehicle (LCV) will also be exported.

Need for serious global response to terrorism Jaishankar

New Delhi, Jan 18 Calling terrorism the most serious threat to global security, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday asked for a serious global response to it.

British Foreign Secretary to hold talks with Modi

New Delhi, Jan 18 Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, has described the UK and India as natural partners.

‘NTR did more for Telugu people than Mahatma Gandhi’

Vijayawada, Jan 18 A member of parliament from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has triggered a row with his remark that party founder late N. T. Rama Rao (NTR) did more for the Telugu people than Mahatma Gandhi.

Flipkart launches Project Nanjunda to safeguard delivery staff

Bengaluru, Jan 18 For the safety of their field executives or Wishmasters, e-commerce platform Flipkart on Wednesday launched Project Nanjunda that enables them to raise an alarm in case of an emergency.

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