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Indian army signs pact with NHPC for construction of tunnels on China & Pakistan borders

Indian Army signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to construct four underground tunnels for storage of ammunition along the China and Pakistan border. This is a pilot project and the tunnels are expected to be completed within two years. The cost of the pilot project is around Rs 15 ..

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Inclusive Internet Index 2019

The Inclusive Internet Index 2019 was prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook. The ‘Inclusive Internet’ score was based on the scores of availability, affordability, relevance and readiness categories. The 2019 Index evaluated 100 countries, representing 94 per cent of the world’s population and 96 per cent of global GDP. Findings of the ..

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Madras High Court rules against negative marking in competitive examinations

In a huge relief to a number of students who fail to qualify to enter into prestigious institutions like IITs due to negative marking, the Madras High Court ruled against negative marking in competitive examinations saying they are bad in law. The Court stated that the practice of awarding negative marks will eradicate intelligent guessing ..

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Times Higher Education Rankings: IISC & IIT Bombay among world’s top 200 for engineering

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore and Indian Instituted of Technology (IIT) Bombay were ranked among world’s top 200 institutions for engineering and computer science in Times Higher Education subject-wise rankings. IISc was placed at the 89th spot, while IIT Bombay was placed in the 126- 150 category, globally. Rankings Times Higher Education ..

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Four Indian-Americans selected to US National Academy of Engineering

Four Indian-Americans have been selected to the prestigious US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). They are part of total 80 selected members list selected for their valuable contributions to the society. Selected Indian-Americans are Anil K. Jain: He was elected for his contributions to the practice of biometrics and field of engineering. He is an ..

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