Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Smart India Hackthon – 2019 going to be held at 48 nodal centres


R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary, Department of Higher Education, MHRD held a press conference in New Delhi today on the third edition (Software) of the biggest ever Smart India Hackthon – 2019 going to be held at 48 nodal centres across the country simultaneously. Smart India Hackathon is a unique initiative to identify new and disruptive digital technology innovations for solving the ...

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Gold worth Rs 10 lakh seized from passenger at airport


The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the customs department Friday seized more than 283 gm gold from a passenger after he landed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here. The value of the gold seized is around Rs 10 lakh, a customs department official said. The passenger came here from Bangkok in a Kolkata-bound flight and he was trying to ...

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Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Baramulla


An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Sopore township of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning, police said. Acting on specific input, the security personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the Warpora area of Sopore, they said. A senior official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired at ...

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UNSC strongly condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ Pulwama attack


The powerful UN Security Council has strongly condemned the “heinous and cowardly” Pulwama terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed and underlined the need to hold perpetrators of these “reprehensible acts” of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice. Forty Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed in a suicide attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on ...

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