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Artificial intelligence, robotics part of hi-tech Army warfare strategy | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The 1.3-million strong Indian Army is sharpening its entire war-fighting strategy, ranging from creation of agile integrated battle groups (IBGs) and expansive cyber warfare capabilities to induction plans for launch-on-demand micro satellites, directed-energy weapons, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the like. India is currently faced with a ‘No War, No Peace’ scenario due to management of the “complex and active” unresolved borders with China and Pakistan, coupled
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Why CAG stopped putting defence reports online | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The federal auditor’s much awaited report on the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal, when it comes, is unlikely to be available online as the auditor had instructed its officers last year to desist from the normal practice of uploading defence reports on its website for public consumption. Seven defence reports were submitted in Parliament since October 2017, five in the last monsoon session, but none of these
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Why Isro’s Gsat-7A launch is important for IAF | India News

[ad_1] With the Indian Space Research Organisation gearing up to launch Gsat-7A communication satellite on Wednesday, TOI's Surendra Singh explains why this satellite is important for the Indian Air Force: What is the need to launch a dedicated satellite for IAF? Once GSLV-F11 (GSLV Mk II) rocket launches Gsat-7A satellite from the second launchpad at Sriharikota at 4.10 pm on Wednesday in the geo orbit, the communication satellite will enable
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Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts ‘works’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buying by shoppers, a large UK study suggests.Researchers used data from 30,000 households to look at the year before and after bans were introduced by six out of nine major supermarkets.Purchases fell immediately after the bans and the reduction continued while the policies were in place. Ministers will soon consult on making
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IPL auctions: Indian national team players cleared for IPL

[ad_1] The ICC World Cup 2019 will be a month and a half away when the Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway in March. With the ICC showpiece event scheduled from May 30, there were speculations that many Indian national team players could give the IPL a miss.But Committee of Administrators (CoA) member and former India women’s team captain, Diana Edulji, confirmed on Tuesday that "all players" will be available
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Trump warns US Fed against making ‘yet another mistake’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has stepped up his pressure on the Federal Reserve by warning the central bank against making "yet another mistake".The Fed is widely expected to announce an interest rate rise - its fourth in a year - on Wednesday. But with financial markets in turmoil and fears of recession growing, some critics are questioning the plan.In a tweet, President Trump advised the
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Nasa’s New Horizons probe on course for historic flyby

[ad_1] Image copyright NASA Image caption Artwork: At this stage, scientists can only speculate what Ultima Thule looks like The American space agency's New Horizons probe remains on course for its daring flyby of Ultima Thule. When the mission sweeps past the 30km wide object on New Year's Day, it will be making the most distant ever visit to a Solar System body - at some 6.5 billion km from
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Was not afraid of speaking to press as PM: Manmohan Singh | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that "as Prime Minister he was never afraid of speaking to the press." Speaking at the launch of his book "Changing India", the former Prime Minister also asserted that India was destined to become a major economic global power. "I was not the Prime Minister who was afraid of talking to the press. I met