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HCU Students Ransack VC Residence Seeking His Arrest in Rohith Vemula Suicide Case

The genesis of current student protests, Hyderabad Central University, is back under focus with the Vice Chancellor resuming charge after almost two months of leave following Dalit student Rohith Vemula’s suicide on the campus after his diktats of rustication on the campus. A group of enraged students this morning entered the official residence of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) vice-chancellor Appa ...

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Online Train Reservation Makes PRS Centres Redundant in Bangalore

With the increasingly easy railway train bookings online, many manual or staff-run reservation centres in Bangalore have been witnessing lesser demand forcing the Indian Railway to shut some of them soon in Bangalore, the tech capital of the country. The Bengaluru division of the South Western Railway said the passenger reservation system (PRS) centres in the City will soon be ...

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India Ponders Mega Project to Set Up 70 Super Computers by 2022

Indian government is accelerating the process of supercomputing in the country with 70 supercomputers soon to forecast weather and use them for defence applications, in a major step to modernize its capabilities of prediction of natural disasters and defence emergencies in the future. To be equipped with an operational speed ranging from from 0.5 to 20 petaflops, these supercomputers will ...

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China HTC Desire 820s Overwhelmed with 1.26 Mln Pre-Orders as Against 50K Available Now

HTC China is overwhelmed with 1.26 million pre-orders for its latest HTC Desire 820s smartphones that the company mentioned on its official account in Chinese social network Qzone that only 50,000 phones are currently available. The HTC Desire 820s, a variatn of the Desire 820 launched in September, was released only in China market. Its featues and specifications are similar ...

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Russia Rejects Australia Demand for MH17 Compensation, Seeks Proof

Russia has rejected Australian plea that it should pay compensation for MH17 disaster that was downed by Ukrainian rebels supported by Moscow. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ealier alleged that Russua had a role in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, but Russia brushed aside his demand that it apologise and pay compensation to the families of the victims ...

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Petitioner Verma demands CBI enquiry in IPL scam

Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) chief Aditya Verma has demanded a CBI or an NIA enquiry into the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and spot-fixing scandal last year saying the nexus between the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) and all the accused in the scam should be thoroughly exposed. Verma, who is a petitioner in the IPL scam in ...

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Thai ivory ban needed to save elephants, says WWF

Massive quantities of African ivory are being laundered through shops in Thailand and fuelling the elephant poaching crisis, conservation group WWF says. The organization is launching on Wednesday a global petition asking Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to ban all ivory trade in Thailand in order to curb the illegal killing of African elephants. Although it is against the law ...

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