Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Prabhu takes responsibility for accidents, suggests he might quit


Taking “full moral responsibility” for the recent train accidents, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today indicated he had offered to resign in a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The minister met the prime minister after a meeting of the Cabinet and left the city soon after, his staff told PTI. “I met the Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodi taking full moral ...

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Google Android 8.0 ‘Oreo’ promises to be lighter; faster than its predeccessor


Google on Tuesday announced the roll out of public version of its latest iteration of Android, Oreo. Like always, the latest update will first hit only a select list of devices such as Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C. Google has also confirmed that the Android 8.0 Oreo update will be available to non-Google smartphones ...

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Separate body constituted for Doon Smart City project

The Uttarakhand government on late Tuesday evening gave approval to formation of Dehradun Smart City Limited Company as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to look into the implementation of the ambitious project. The government order in this regard was issued on Tuesday evening. As per the GO released by Radhika Jha, secretary to CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, there would a ...

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74 injured as train derails in Auraiya


Lucknow: As many as 74 passengers were injured as nine bogies of the Kafiyat Express derailed in UP’s Auraiya district early today after dashing against a dumper carrying construction material for railway work, officials here said. However, the railways said 25 persons were injured in the incident and that the dumper did not belong to them. The train travelling from ...

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