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Qualcomm Accuses Tech Lobby Of ‘Misdirecting’ ITC

San Francisco:29/7/17: Responding to a letter filed by a tech lobby to bar import of iPhone models not using its modem chips, Qualcomm has said the group was conducting a “coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting” trade regulators. The Computer and Communications Industry Association, which represents several tech companies, lodged a formal letter with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) last week, ...

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Microsoft To Reward Up To $250,000 Bounty To Bug Finders

San Francisco: 29/7/17:To ensure Windows 10 is secure and bug-free, Microsoft has announced a fresh round of Windows Bounty Programme that will reward the bug finders up to $250,000 if they are able to discover exploits in Microsoft’s virtualisation software. Bounty payouts will range from $500 to $250,000. Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 but the company ...

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Google kills off Google Instant search with immediate effect

Google is sidelining one of its famous features: Google Instant. The feature displays search results in real-time as you type, eliminating the need to press Enter or hit Search, but after 7 years, Google thinks it’s time to wave goodbye to it. The reason given for the cull is that the majority of searches are now conducted from mobile devices, ...

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Additional District Judge Court at Titlagarh sentenced four persons to life time imprisonment in connection with the BJD leader Abhimanyu Sahu’s murder case.

Titalagarh: An Additional District Judge (ADJ) Court at Titlagarh on Friday sentenced four persons including, the master mind Alok Das to life time imprisonment in connection with the Titilagarh youth BJD leader Abhimanyu Sahu’s murder case. A was brutally killed in December 2013 over political enmity. Source said, the ADJ Court convicted Alok Das the mastermind of the murder and his ...

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Student enrollment is still declining in primary schools across Odisha.

Bhubaneswar: 28/7/17:Despite various programmes including Mid-day Meal, free textbooks and uniforms, the student enrollment is still declining in primary schools across Odisha. Around 9,127 children have never stepped into schools, while the number of student dropouts is 33,000 so far in the state. Reviewing a meeting on Thursday, School & Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra and Secretary Ranjana Chopra ...

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Pregnant woman ferried across river by a group of persons through a stretcher

Rayagada28/7/17;: A pregnant woman was today ferried across river by a group of persons through a stretcher in Odisha’s Rayagada district due to lack of road connectivity. ccording to reports, Ajamini Aaka, a woman of Talasaja village under Sikarpai panchayat in Kalyansinghpur block of the district, complained of labour pain following which her family members decided to take her to ...

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Residential school in Malkangiri district were reportedly served rice and salt for dinner.

Malkangiri28/7/17:: In an incident contradicting the tall claims of the Odisha government regarding welfare measures for school students, inmates of a residential school in Malkangiri district were reportedly served rice and salt for dinner. The unfortunate incident took place last night at Sorishamal residential school, located only 10 km away from Malkangiri district headquarters. According to reports, out of 280 ...

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Odisha Chief Minister approved a proposal empowering District Collectors to act as Additional Registrar

Bhubaneswar:28/7/17: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved a proposal empowering District Collectors to act as Additional Registrar, Cooperative Societies in their respective districts for proper management and supervision of cooperative institutions at the grassroots level like PACS, LAMPCS, SCS, FSCS and RCMS. The District Collectors were vested with powers of Additional Registrar, Cooperative Societies in their respective districts under ...

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Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited approved for implementation of the Smart Janpath Project

Bhubaneswar:28/87/17: The Board of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Friday approved the bidder RKD Construction Pvt. Ltd. for implementation of the Smart Janpath Project for the redevelopment of Janpath Road. It would develop the Janpath road including streetscape design, beautification, landscaping, intersection redesign and infrastructure upgrades in Bhubaneswar’s Town Centre District (BTCD) under Smart Cities Mission on Engineering, Procurement & ...

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BJP moves ED seeking probe into BJD fund irregularities

Bhubaneswar:28/7/17: The Odisha unit of BJP on Friday moved the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here seeking a probe into the alleged dubious transaction in the BJD account. The BJP delegation led by Sameer Mohanty, Sajjan Sharma and Lekhashree Samantsinghar met Joint Director of ED in Bhubaneswar, seeking investigations into the alleged hawala transactions by BJD and its supremo Naveen Patnaik. The BJP ...

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