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‘Digitisation utmost requirement for Indian logistics sector’

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) As the Indian logistics sector returns to normal operations after being severely impacted by the pandemic and the lockdowns, sector players feel that digitisation is the need of the hour for the segment.They are of the...

AI to predict acute kidney injury in Covid-19 patients

Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) A new artificial-intelligence-based algorithm may help clinicians predict which patients with Covid-19 face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis, say researchers.In a recent study, a new algorithm achieved good performance for predicting...

OTT Gold Rush: Big bucks for makers, sawdust for backers

The cinemas have been closed for over seven month now. There was no new entertainment on television either for a long time. How long could you see repeat telecasts on the television? And we were all quarantined. The first few months...

Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and human resources will be deliberated upon.Indian Army Commanders’ Conference is an apex level biannual event, which formulates...

Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310 in Sikkim, which serves as an important link to bolster defence preparedness in the Nathu La Sector.The...

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Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310...

Paddy procurement gained 23% increase over last year’s purchase

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Paddy procurement for Kharif crops this year so far has gained “good momentum” in nine procuring states and Union Territories...

Bill to promote coastal shipping in Parliament soon: Mandaviya

Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A coastal shipping Bill, which is expected to be tabled in Parliament, will see an increase in the demand for...

World becoming fan of our local products: PM

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that since India is opting for ‘vocal for local’, many of the local Indian products...

‘Can overcome most daunting challenges’, PM praises ITBP

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on Indian paramilitary force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its 59th Raising...

Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and...

Nation And Politics

Everybody in India must get Covid vaccine free, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) According to the Delhi government, every Indian must get the Coronavirus vaccine free of cost, whenever it is ready.The...

IAVI, Merck, and Serum Institute of India to develop monoclonal antibodies for Covid

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) IAVI, a non-profit scientific research organisation and Serum Institute of India announced an agreement with Merck to develop SARS-CoV-2...

India in ”extremely comfortable position” in terms of oxygen availability: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) There has been no scarcity in oxygen supply in the last 10 months with the daily production capacity enhanced...

Virus can hit recovered Covid patients once antibodies start depleting: ICMR

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral...

Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil

Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid...

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‘Digitisation utmost requirement for Indian logistics sector’

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) As the Indian logistics sector returns to normal operations after being severely impacted by the pandemic and the lockdowns, sector players feel...

Hotel industry’s recovery to pre-Covid levels profits 3 yrs away: ICRA

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits is at least three years away, ratings agency ICRA has said.The ratings agency...

E-taliers begin 2nd festive sale round after 7-day fiesta

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After registering record sales in the seven-day period to kick off the festive season after pandemic-induced lockdowns, ecommerce marketplaces...

Govt extends GST return filing deadline by another 2 months

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Centre has given more time to taxpayers in yet another compliance measure as it extended the due date to...

Weak demand from power sector pushes up CIL’s e-auction of coal

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With weak demand from the power sector in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions, the country's largest coal producer Coal...

Relief to borrowers on loans not repaid during 6-month moratorium

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After announcing a host of demand generating initiatives earlier this month, the government has now approved a new scheme...

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OTT Gold Rush: Big bucks for makers, sawdust for backers

The cinemas have been closed for over seven month now. There was no new entertainment on television either for a long time. How long...

Dussehra 2020: Actors list their fave films where good triumphs over evil

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Ahead of Dussehra, which emphasises on the celebration of the triumph of good over evil, actors have shared their...

Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding musical to open in India in 2021

Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) The stage musical version of Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair will open in India next year.Speaking at a virtual...

IFFI to take leaf from IPL playbook, focus on broadcasting event: Official

Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS): In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic-related restrictions, the Goa government is looking to take a leaf out of the Indian Premier...

We still have much work to do in India market: Netflix

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Content streaming giant Netflix has reported slow growth in its third quarter (July-September period) despite the social distancing times,...

Sports News

Gaikwad bats through as CSK beat RCB by eight wickets

Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad anchored the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) innings as a clinical performance from them, a rareity this season,...

Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine star in KKR’s win over DC

Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS): Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and scintillating half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders...

SRH ride Pandey-Shankar stand to beat RR, keep afloat

Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS/GloFans) Important half-centuries from Manish Pandey (83 not out off 47 balls) and Vijay Shankar (52 not out off 51) helped SunRisers...

RCB thrash KKR, show they are serious IPL title contenders

Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS/GloFans) Speedster Mohammad Siraj bowled a dream spell (3/8), set a few records, and guided Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to an...

Dhawan’s record ton in vain as KXIP beat DC, stay float

Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS/GloFans) A resurgent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Tuesday comprehensively defeated table toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets, despite Shikhar Dhawan's...

Technology and Science

AI to predict acute kidney injury in Covid-19 patients

Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) A new artificial-intelligence-based algorithm may help clinicians predict which patients with Covid-19 face a high risk of developing acute kidney...

Starlink project takes Musk’s SpaceX valuation to $100 billion

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Driven by its ambitious Starlink project, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has received a &100 billion valuation by US-based investment bank...

Enterprises will push AI to new frontiers in 2021: Report

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS): In 2021, one in four forward-thinking enterprises will push Artificial Intelligence to new frontiers, such as holographic meetings for remote...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV

San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Microsoft's head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its...

Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael Dell

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Reiterating that technology has never been more central than it is in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies chairman and...

Microsoft partners Netflix to help you learn data science, AI

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Inspired by the new Netflix original titled ‘Over the Moon, Microsoft has launched three new modules that guide learners through...

Lifestyle

Google brings India’s mini masterpieces to life with AI, AR

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Google Arts and Culture on Thursday announced it has partnered with the National Museum in New Delhi to showcase...

PM Modi encouraged people to take up storytelling

New Delhi (ANI): After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday...

Indian origin writer Anvi Doshi shortlisted for 2020 Man Booker Prize

London, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian origin author Avni Doshi has made the cut for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literarture with her book...

Mobile addiction amid Covid, leading to behavioural changes in kids

(IANS) With schools closed for more than five months now and online classes becoming the new normal, more and more children are now showing...

India ranks among 10 worst countries for working people: ITUC

Brussels, July 20 (ANI): India is among the 10 worst countries for working people, according to the seventh edition of the International Trade Union...

Almost half of India can’t survive more than a month sans income

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Almost half of India''s population will not be able to survive more than a month without any job or...