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Now You Can Store Degree Certificates Online at Govt Depository (NAD)

The Union Cabinet has approved for setting up of a National Academic Depository (NAD) within the next three months, to be rolled out throughout the country in 2017-18. The Finance Minister’s Budget Speech of 2016-17, in February this year, mentioned the government’s commitment to establish a Digital Depository for school learning certificates, degrees and other academic awards of Higher Education Institutions, ...

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Kanhaiya Kumar’s Security Turns Nightmare for JNU Campus

As feared by many, an outsider intruded into the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru university today and tried to assault the students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar in a bid to “teach him a lesson”, a sentence that was used by Delhi Police when they raided and arrested the student leader last month. The man claimed that Kanhaiya is “abusing the country, ...

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Stagefright 2.0 Affected All Android Devices, New Patch Still to Come

Despite a patch released two months ago by Google and several Android smartphone manufacturers to secure the phones from the Stagefright bug which had affected about a billion Android-powered devices, still security experts warn against fool-proof system. The Stagefright bug allows an attacker to take over an Android device by sending an MMS message, the Stagefright 2.0 allows an attacker ...

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SPG cover for Manmohan Singh’s Daughters to be Withdrawn

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s daughters Daman Singh and Upinder Singh will have no more the cover of Special Protection Guard (SPG), which has come under review as per the rules but both have decided to surrender the extra cover. The rule book says that former Prime Ministers and their immediate family members cannot get SPG cover beyond one year ...

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ISRO Conducts Orbit Raising Feat for GSAT-6

Indian space agency ISRO on Friday conducted the first orbit raising feat on its successfully launched communication satellite GSAT-6, a day after its launch on Thursday. “The first orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 was successfully completed by firing the Apogee Motor for 3,385 seconds at 8.35 hrs (local time) on August 28,” said the Indian Space Research Organization. The current ...

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 in 190 countries, 11 Languages, 3 Versions

Microsoft is releasing its new operating system Windows 10 across 190 countries in 111 languages to cater the personal computing experience integrating all the devices including handsets, tablets and personal computers for the first time. “We have designed Windows 10 to deliver a more personal computing experience across a range of devices,” said Microsoft. Windows 10 will power a broad ...

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Elaborate security arrangements made for IPL in Kolkata (Photos)

Kolkata, April 6: Round-the-clock monitoring by CCTV cameras, strict check on movement around players’ dressing rooms with hundreds of policemen posted in and around the stadium – the city police have put in place elaborate security arrangements for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. “We have made elaborate security ...

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India vs Australia Match Debacle Reiterates Blame Game, Not Match Fixing

Men in Blue, you did us proud. Congratulations, MS Dhoni, for inspiring this young team to the #CWC15 semi-final pic.twitter.com/sObgvDrbZc — BCCI (@BCCI) March 27, 2015 After Bangladesh ICC President who threatened to resign claiming match-fixing the India-Bangladesh match in quarterfinals, it is the turn of India’s cricket fans to point fingers at similar fix by host nation Australia. Reacting ...

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24×7 Helpline Number 138 to Do More, Promises Miniser

You dial 138 and hardly it helps you to redress the grievance about the Indian Railways but Minister Suresh Prabhu has promised to make the all-India helpline number more functional. It will now attend to the problems of passengers on a real time basis, the minister said. Presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16 in Parliament today, he said, passengers will be ...

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Scrap dealer among security volunteers of Kejriwal during campaign

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal is now entitled to “Z” category security as chief minister-designate but during his gruelling campaign for Delhi elections it was a team of dedicated volunteers, including a scrap dealer and a woman, that provided him proximate security. The team of 12 volunteers role was one: To ensure Kejriwal’s meetings and campaign rallies went off ...

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10 Interesting Highlights During Obama Visit

US President Barack Obama’s three-day visit to the country for the Republic Day celebration has come to an end with his last engagement, addressing people at Delhi Siri Fort today. While Barack Obama and Michelle left to Saudi Arabia today by Air Force One, here is some of the interesting facts in regard to his visit. • Obama’s security was ...

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Obama visit Day 1: Officials too face security heat (Sidelights)

Common citizens were not the only ones who faced problems due to the unprecedented security net cast around Hyderabad House and areas near India Gate in the national capital before the India-US summit level talks. Eyewitnesses said Indian Ambassador to the United States S. Jaishanker and Joint Secretary (America) Vinay Kwatra of the External Affairs Ministry had a tough time ...

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Delhi turned fortress as Obama arrives for Republic Day event

New Delhi, Jan 25: Over 20,000 policemen guarded the US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on the first day of his three-day visit here, an official said Sunday. Policemen, including paramilitary personnel, were deployed on the routes Obama’s 60-vehicle cavalcade took in the city. Several roads leading to the ITC Maurya Hotel, where Obama will stay, and the Rashtrapati ...

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Obama Visit:US Security Agency Dissatisfied as Requests On Security Measures Denied

Amid tight security arrangements ahead of US President Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to India for the Republic Day ceremony on January 26, US agencies seem to be dissatisfied with the country’s security measures. Though extra precautions are being taken during the President’s visit, the US and Indian security agencies still continue to disagree over the safety and security measures. 25 ...

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US Warned of ‘Consequences’, Pakistan Assures of Safety

Ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India, tight security has been geared up along the international border with a warning on the consequences that Pakistan shall face if any cross-border terror attack takes place. Obama is expected to visit the country from January 25 to 27, to attend the Republic Day celebration on January 26. As per reports, ...

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Sabarimala pilgrims witness ‘celestial light’ Wednesday, Visit Ayyappa Temple

Lakhs of pilgrims in Sabarimala on Wednesday witnessed the “celestial light” and went delirious with joy amid chantings of “Swamiye Ayyappa, Saranam Ayyappa”, which reverberated all round the temple town in Kerala. The major event of the pilgrimage is witnessing the “Celestial Light” and lakhs of pilgrims waited for hours to witness the celestial event on this auspicious day. The ...

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Abhinandan Rally: Ramlila Maiden All Set to Welcome PM Modi

The election campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Delhi polls will be launched at a mega rally, known as “Abhinandan” rally, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Ramlila Maiden on Saturday. While, the rally will be attended by the top leaders and ministers of the party, Modi is expected to make some major announcements today. A massive crowd of ...

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