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Bitcoin adoption in india sees surge

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Unocoin, an Indian bitcoin start-up, has unveiled a new app for Apple's mobile operating system iOS and Google's Android platform. The app will allow consumers to buy, sell, send, receive and store bitcoins, all in one place, from any remote device.... Read More...
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6th Heart of Asia Summit Concludes in Amritsar

Recently concluded Sixth Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process on Afghanistan in Amritsar.The Sixth Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process on Afghanistan was held in Amritsar on 3-4 December.... Read More...
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Accept dying declaration of person with 100% burns: Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court held that the dying declaration of a burn victim against her attackers should not be dismissed simply her burn injuries are extensive, even a 100 per cent.The Supreme Court was upholding the sentence of life imprisonment awarded to the husband and three in-laws on the basis of the last words of a woman... Read More...
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National eHealth Authority (NeHA)


It is proposed authority to regulate over e-health initiative in India. It will be responsible for development of integrated Health Information System in India.India is mulling over setting up a National eHealth Authority (NeHA) for standardisation... Read More...
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Apex Court's Action Plan for Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR

What we are discussing: The alarming situation of Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR The Supreme Court approved a comprehensive action plan aimed at putting an end to a blame game between central and state authorities and institutionalizing measures to tackle air pollution emergencies in the capital... Read More...
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Marrakech conference of parties on Climate change


Conference of parties on climate change under the banner of UNFCCC held at the Moroccan city of Marrakech from November 7 to 18 to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Here at Marrakech:The countries participating in COP22 have decided should be completed by 2018... Read More...
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Wealth rises but also disparity too

According to a report on global wealth by Credit Suisse :
the uneven growth has left 96 per cent of the adult population in India at the base of the wealth pyramid.Wealth in India is dominated by property and other real estate that make up 86 per cent of its estimated household assets, according to the global financial services major.... Read More...
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Sartaj Aziz to attend Amritsar meet

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Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, will be in India on December to attend heart of Asia Summit. Mr. Aziz will be the first high-level Pakistani official to visit India since the postponement of the SAARC summit in Islamabad.... Read More...
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Google to Set up Data Centers in India

Google Inc. is trying to bridge the gap with rivals Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the cloud marketplace in India by announcing that it plans to set up its first data centre in Mumbai by 2017—a strategy that will help the company cater to a larger number of Indian developers and enterprise customers.... Read More...
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Rusty spotted cat


It is one of the few wild cats that inhabit the forests of Andhra Pradesh.Reputed to be the smallest wild cat at about half the size of its domestic cousin, the rusty spotted species shares its habitat with the tiger.It is one of the few wild cats that inhabit the forests of Andhra Pradesh.... Read More...
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