Bengaluru all set to get longest train to N India

BANGALORE
BANGALOREMIRROR

Bengaluru will get connected to Katra (on the foothills of Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu & Kashmir) on Thursday by the Yeshwantpur-Katra premium Express which will run on the longest train route from the city to a destination in North India. The train which will have halts at Yeshwanthpur, Ballari, Guntakal, Secunderabad, Nagpur, Jhansi, New Delhi and Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra will cover a distance of 3,246 kilometres in 56 hours and 40 minutes.
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Frozen feat: Adventurer climbs icy walls of Niagara Falls

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CNN

Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure. There have been countless attempts by daredevils to ride down both parts of Niagara Falls — the American Falls on the U.S. side and Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side. But earlier this week, Gadd made history when he became the first person to climp up the falls.The Canadian ice climber used only ice hooks to scale the frozen cliffs at Terrapin Point, a 147-foot section directly next to Horseshoe Falls.

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Create job providers rather than job seekers: Galgotia Varsity Noida paves the way ahead

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TIMESOFINDIA

Home to millions of educated unemployed youth, creating new job opportunities is one of the biggest challenges faced by the Indian government today. One way, identifying right skills, attitude, entrepreneurial ambition and ideas among students can work as the solution to the present unemployment challenge in the country. We need to create more job providers rather than job seekers. If we are serious about preparing our students – the future workforce – to be innovative and entrepreneurial in nature, it is time for us to make entrepreneurship a part of syllabus in schools, colleges and university level.

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The incredible moment a blind mom is able to see her newborn baby son for the very first time using special high-tech glasses

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DAILYMAIL-UK

A mother who is blind was able to see her newborn son for the very first time after using a special piece of high-tech eyewear. Kathy Beitz, 29, from Guelph, Ontario, was able to use a device that allowed her to see her baby just hours after he was born. In a YouTube video, that is quickly going viral, she gasps and says ‘Oh my god!’ as she holds baby Aksel in her hospital bed for the first time. ‘Look at his long toes,’ she says. ‘I think he looks like us.’

Star Trek-style transporter comes closer to reality

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DNAINDIA

German scientists have invented a Star Trek-style transporter that can scan an object and ‘beam’ it to another location. The new machine scans a physical object, destroys it in the process, transmits it over the internet and re-builds it using a 3D printer in a new location. Since it is effectively an early prototype for a Star Trek teleportation machine its creators have named it “Scotty” after the chief engineer on the Starship Enterprise, who Captain Kirk was regularly seen to order: “beam me up”.

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State-of-the-art healthcare bus launched, targeting underprivileged in rural and urban areas

BANGALORE
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A healthcare bus, equipped not just to conduct health check-ups but also to give results of various blood tests within a span of few hours, was launched in the City on Sunday by the Samragni Swa Udyog Trust in memory of late Justice M S Nesargi. The vehicle named  ‘Nesargi Sanjeevini’, is equipped with an auto blood analyser that is capable of conducting 14 different tests using bloods samples. The machine can also test samples of 10 persons simultaneously.

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