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Adopted Indian child now a Swiss parliamentarian

Adopted Indian child now a Swiss parliamentarian

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) His biological mother Anasuiya could never have imagined that Niklaus-Samuel Gugger, whom she abandoned in a hospital 48 years ago just after his birth, would be the first Indian to be elected to the Swiss parliament.



Sugar remains sweet as prices dip

Sugar remains sweet as prices dip

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) There is good news for those with a sweet tooth. Sugar prices have fallen in the last one month and are expected to remain low for the coming months.

Honor View 10: Dependable mid-premium flagship contender

Honor View 10: Dependable mid-premium flagship contender

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Paying heed to the global buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chinese smartphone major Huawei has brought to India a mid-premium flagship device, Honor View 10, that includes a Neural-Network Processing Unit (NPU) tasked with handling AI functions.

Feeding the hungry: Cancer doesn't detract him from his life's mission

Feeding the hungry: Cancer doesn't detract him from his life's mission

ArrayChandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) He is 83 years old and has been serving free food to the poor and needy for over three-and-a-half decades. He is fighting cancer and has sold off assets to keep his community service going. And, despite the odds, there is no let-up in the enthusiasm of businessman Jagdish Lal Ahuja in what he thinks is his life's mission.

Funds inflow boosts Sensex, Nifty50 to record highs

Funds inflow boosts Sensex, Nifty50 to record highs

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Consistent investments by domestic institutions propelled the key Indian equity indices -- the Sensex and the Nifty50 -- to close the week's trade at record high levels, continuing their winning streak for the sixth consecutive week.

It's a flop show, say regional publishers of World Book Fair

It's a flop show, say regional publishers of World Book Fair

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Amidst the huge rush at the stalls of prominent publishing houses like Penguin and Harper Collins in English or Rajkamal Publications or Ved Prakashan in Hindi at the World Book Fair, regional publishers are battling to pull the crowds to their stalls.

Google's first India Cloud Platform set to empower enterprises, SMBs

Google's first India Cloud Platform set to empower enterprises, SMBs

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Several Indian enterprises have chosen Google Cloud to grow their businesses in the past few years. With the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region now live in the country, the behemoth is one step closer to helping more local firms embrace Cloud.

Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Jalandhar, Jan 11 (IANS) Even as a new harvesting season has begun, Punjab's farmers are staring at bleak prospects with potato prices, that had hit rock-bottom last year, not showing signs of returning to previous levels.

India one of most important markets to sell, develop products: Lenovo CEO

India one of most important markets to sell, develop products: Lenovo CEO

Las Vegas, Jan 10 (IANS) India is one of the most important markets for Lenovo to not only sell its products, but to develop them, a top official of the Fortune 500 company said.

There is continuity between home and school for Muslim girls'

There is continuity between home and school for Muslim girls'

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) About a decade ago, when Latika Gupta began her teaching career at a reputed Delhi University college, she became curious about "the interplay of religion and gender in the lives of girls" and thus set out on a journey to explore this rather untouched facet. The result? Her just-released book, "Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India", focuses on how the academic life of its students is affected by their religion and culture by examining the interplay between "home" and "school".

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