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Cisco’s India growth to be driven by government orders

NEW DELHI:U.S.-based networking giant Cisco expects India’s public sector to be one of the fastest growing verticals for the company, driven by the government’s focus on programmes such as Digital India and increasing spends by the state governments on adoption of technology. “Business with government is extremely important,” Puneet Gupta, …

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Jai ho, outrage nation!, writes Priyanka Chaturvedi

MUMBAI:I can’t start this week’s write-up without gloating about how I had my ‘told-you-so’ moment in last week’s column. I had mentioned how every topic under the sun is a potentially controversial topic. We Indians love our outrage and I can prove that we can go to any lengths. For …

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PM Modi completes first leg of five-nation tour, leaves for Doha

HERAT(ANI):Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday afternoon left for Doha, concluding his first leg of five nation tour in Afghanistan. During his visit in Herat on Saturday, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani conferred him with the country’s highest civilian honour, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award. The award was conferred after the …

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India will stand by Afghanistan against all odds: Modi

HERAT:India will extend cooperation to every part of war-torn Afghanistan despite facing barriers of politics, geography and terror attacks on its mission in Herat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Saturday after inaugurating a landmark dam in strategically important Herat Province. In an address after inaugurating the Afghan-India Friendship Dam …

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Vivo V3 phone with quick finger unlock launched

HYDERABAD:What else can phone brand Vivo, the current sponsor of the IPL (Indian Premier League), bring to the table which other phones have not so far? Well, it does have the fastest fingerprint unlocking, allowing phone user to unlock the phone as fast as 0.2 seconds and 0.5 seconds in …

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All-woman races round the corner

CHENNAI:In a first of its kind, TVS Racing and Alisha Abdullah Racing Academy for Women have come together to run a one-make, all-woman race over five rounds this season. Eighteen students from the first batch at the academy, who have been selected from 80 entries, will race exclusively for TVS …

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Civil aviation policy to be cleared this month: Sharma

NEW DELHI:The National Civil Aviation Policy is ready and will be taken up by the Cabinet for approval after the Prime Minister’s return from his five-nation foreign tour. Through the past week, and after seven months of consultations, the Civil Aviation Ministry had been giving its final touches to the …

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How social media affects the teenage brain

The first-of-its-kind study was carried out by a team of researchers from UCLA, who recruited 32 teenagers aged 13 to 18 to look at the effect of social media on teenage brains. The teenagers were shown photographs on a screen, including photos that the teenagers had themselves submitted, with each …

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