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Panel to be formed to review progress of IIT research parks: 18.1.2018 General News
The HRD Ministry has decided to form a panel to review the progress of research parks at IITs across the country, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said today. The government has funded research parks at Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, Gandhinagar, Kharagpur, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Guwahati and Delhi and the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. While the research park at IIT Madras is fully operational since 2010, the other are at different stages of completion. Javadekar said that it is important that socially relevant research is carried out by the premier institutes across the country. The HRD minister made the announcement about the panel's formation during his visit to IIT Madras Research Park where he inaugurated new facilities. "Once I am back in Delhi, I will review the progress of all IIT research parks. A committee will be formed for the purpose. We need to find out whether socially relevant research is being done. I want that the IIT Madras Research
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Swimming instructor arrested for raping step-daughter 18.1.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Police alerted by teacher who was concerned by her absence from school
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Panel To Be Formed To Review Progress Of IIT Research Parks: Javadekar 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The HRD Ministry has decided to form a panel to review the progress of research parks at IITs across the country, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said today.
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BJP's Northeast policy faces test in elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripu... 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - india
The Election Commission on Thursday announced the election dates – February 18 for Tripura and February 27 for Meghalaya and Nagaland. The results will be declared on March 3.
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JFA appreciates Chennai journalists for their show of solidarity 18.1.2018 Kangla Online
JFA appreciates Chennai journalists for their show of solidarity
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9 Oil Tankers Set Ablaze in Assam, NSCN(K) Suspected for the... 18.1.2018 Kangla Online
9 Oil Tankers Set Ablaze in Assam, NSCN(K) Suspected for the...
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Bengal girl beaten up, sexually abused inside college 18.1.2018 Education
A college girl was allegedly beaten up and sexually abused by a member of Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad -- TMC student wing -- on the college campus in West Bengal's Hooghly district, the victim said on Thursday.
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52 killed in Kazakhstan bus inferno 18.1.2018 General News
At least 52 people were killed on Thursday as a bus caught fire on a highway in western Kazakhstan.
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Doubling foreign tourist arrivals in three years possible: K J Alphons 18.1.2018 Latest News
MoS for tourism says his department will act as a facilitator for the development of tourism sector
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Delhi's illegal constructions: Criminal provisions are badly needed to curb menace, AAP's silence is surprising 18.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Why should concerned civic authorities and owners of buildings not be punished in cases of illegal buildings? The AAP's silence on this issue is a reversal of its stand.
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Sindhu, Srikanth to lead India's charge in Asian Team C'ship 18.1.2018 General News
Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to 11. Indian men's team had lost in the semifinals against eventual champions Indonesia, while the women's side were blanked by South Korea in the quarterfinals in the 2016 edition at Hyderabad. The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to field a formidable line up for this year's edition at Alor Setar, which will serve as qualification tournament for the Thomas and Uber Cups Finals. Leading India's charge in the men's singles will be Srikanth, who clinched four titles last year. He will have strong back up from H S Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma who have proven that they can win against the best in the world on a given day. In the women's singles category, Sindhu will take the baton in her hands along with London Games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal. Krishna .
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Goodricke Group to convene board meeting 18.1.2018 General News
On 13 February 2018
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Essar Shipping eyes 38% growth in cargo volume in FY'18 18.1.2018 General News
Essar Shipping Ltd (ESL) is eyeing a 38 per cent growth in cargo volume in the ongoing fiscal to 18 million tonnes (MT), a company official said. The company had handled 13.06 MT of cargo in the previous fiscal. Essar Shipping CEO Ranjit Singh said the growth in volumes can be attributed to the increased coastal cargo movement undertaken by ESL. "In April-September of 2017-18, the companys 14-vessel diversified fleet had already handled 7.72 MT of dry bulk cargo. The cargo handling volumes in October and November this year were 1.25 MT and 1.27 MT, respectively. Given the trend, ESL is expecting to clock 18 MT of dry cargo in 2017-18," he said. The company has a 20 per cent market share in coastal cargo along the Indian coast, Singh said. The 12 dry bulk carriers in ESLs fleet are engaged in coastal shipping as well as in overseas trade. The ports that these vessels berth at are almost all the 12 major Indian ports, including Kandla, Mumbai, Vizag, Mangalore and Paradip, .
Tripura polls on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote on Feb 27 18.1.2018 General News
Assembly elections in Tripura will be held on February 18 while two other northeastern states of Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls on February 27, the Election Commission announced today. Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said the counting in the three states will be held on March 3. The term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura assemblies is ending on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively. The three assemblies have 60 members each. The BJP is trying to make inroads in these three states while the Congress and the Left are seeking to retain their foothold. The notification for Tripura will be issued on January 24, beginning the process of filing of nominations. January 31 will be the last date for filing papers. The scrutiny will take place on February 1 and February 3 will be the last date for withdrawal from the electoral battle. For Meghalaya and Nagaland, the poll notification will be out on January 31, while the last date for filing nominations will
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Assembly election 2018 dates announced: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland on 27 Feb; results for all states on 3 March 18.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
The Election Commission of India officially ushered in the first elections of 2018 on Thursday and announced the election dates for three northeastern states - Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland.
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Job Opportunities At Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) has invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Manager (Ink Manufacturing and Rajbhasha).
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Rongali Festival to showcase Assam's cultural mosaic (Curtainraiser) 18.1.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Aiming to celebrate the vivid colours of Assam, the fourth edition of Rongali Festival will begin here on Friday. The three-day fest will showcase the culture of communities of the northeastern state and also give a platform to 75 musicians, housewives who will exhibit their culinary skills, designers, cyclists and more.
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52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus accident: ministry 18.1.2018 General News
Fifty-two people were killed today when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in northwestern Kazakhstan, the emergency services ministry said in a statement. "On January 18 at 10:30 am (0430 GMT), a bus caught fire ... 55 passengers and two drivers were on board. Five passengers received medical assistance. The remainder were killed," the ministry said, without elaborating on the cause of the fire.
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EC announces dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland Assembly polls 18.1.2018 General News
Polling in Tripura will take place on February 18 and Meghalaya and Nagaland on February 27. The results for all the three northeastern states will be declared on March 3.The terms of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura assemblies will end on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively. All the three states have 60 seats each.The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) has a strong foothold in Tripura and is in power for the past 25 years.The incumbent Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is at the helm for the past 19 years. He held the term for the fourth time after the party swept away the 2013 assembly elections.In the last polls in 2013, the CPI (M) managed to bag an overwhelming majority with 51 seats, while the rest was shared by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Congress party.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which did not win even a single seat in the last polls, has been working hard to overthrow the CPI (M) rule this time. Six Congress MLAs, who first joined the Trinamool ...
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52 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
At least 52 people were killed on Thursday after a passenger bus travelling on a country road in western Kazakhstan caught fire, officials said.
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