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624 new corona cases in J&K, 655 more patients recover

624 new corona cases in J&K, 655 more patients recover

Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 624 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking its COVID-19 tally past 89,000 and active cases to 8,088.Of the total 89,582 cases, 80,092 patients have recovered that include 655 discharged from various hospitals on Wednesday...

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Work like warriors to implement NEP: K'taka Dy CM

Work like warriors to implement NEP: K'taka Dy CM

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana on Wednesday said that all stakeholders need to work like warriors towards the phase-wise implementation of the New Education Policy (NEP).Narayana, who is Minister for Higher Education, was speaking on an online platform on t...

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Flipkart records 10X growth, delivers 1 crore products in 5 days

Flipkart records 10X growth, delivers 1 crore products in 5 days

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Flipkart on Wednesday said that it delivered 1 crore shipments in the first five days of its Big Billion Day sale which is a massive 10 times growth compared to the last BBD when only 10 lakh deliveries were made by the ecommerce marketplace in the same period.The platform w...

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Truecaller now lets you set call reason, SMS scheduling, translation

Truecaller now lets you set call reason, SMS scheduling, translation

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday introduced new features, including one that allows users to set a reason for their call, and enable the receiver to check whether the incoming call is personal, business or something urgent.Termed "Call Reason," this ...

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Amazon wants to pay consumers for data on purchases at other retailers

Amazon wants to pay consumers for data on purchases at other retailers

San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Amazon has launched a programme where participants can earn monthly rewards by sharing receipts from purchases made outside of Amazon.com and by completing short surveys.At present, this opt-in, invitation-only programme is available to a limited number of Amazon custome...

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B'desh schools unlikely to reopen in Nov: Minister

B'desh schools unlikely to reopen in Nov: Minister

Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Schools and other educational institutions in Bangladesh were unlikely to reopen in November as previously suggested due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Education Minister Dipu Moni said on Wednesday.When asked about the reopening at a press conference here, the Minister sa...

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2 Indian startups among 10 selected for Accenture mentorship programme

2 Indian startups among 10 selected for Accenture mentorship programme

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Fedo and Knight FinTech are among the 10 fintech companies that have been selected for the seventh annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a mentorship programme created by Accenture, the company said on Wednesday.The programme helps startups fine-tune their busi...

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Lucknow Covid team's data includes US couple & one long dead

Lucknow Covid team's data includes US couple & one long dead

Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The district health department in Lucknow has released Covid reports of two persons who are in the US and one, who died years ago.Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Sanjay Bhatnagar said an employee was suspended and show cause notice was served to another on Tuesday after a probe fo...

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Effective ventilation key factor to stop Covid-19 spread: Study

Effective ventilation key factor to stop Covid-19 spread: Study

London, Oct 21 (IANS) New research adds to the growing body of evidence that effective or proper indoor ventilation may be a key factor in preventing the spread of Covid-19 virus.The study, published in the journal Environment International, found that SARS-CoV-2 is rather moderately infectious and ...

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Worldwide IT spending to grow 4% in 2021: Gartner

Worldwide IT spending to grow 4% in 2021: Gartner

San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Worldwide IT spending is projected to reach $3.8 trillion in 2021, an increase of four per cent from this year, according to a forecast by Gartner on Wednesday.IT spending in 2020 is expected to total $3.6 trillion, down 5.4 per cent from 2019."In the 25 years that Gartn...

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