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Apart from raising the minimum support price for all crops, the government proposed raising credit for the agricultural sector to 11 trillion rupees ($172.3 billion) for the upcoming fiscal year. "Total corpus of these two new funds would be Rs 10,000 crore", he said. He said, so far 470 APMCs have been connected to e-NAM network and rest will be connected by March, 2018.
  • Google blocked 700000 malicious Android apps from Play Store in 2017

    Google blocked 700000 malicious Android apps from Play Store in 2017

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    Google's revealed that it booted "more than 700,000 apps" and 100,000 developers out of its Play digital tat bazaar during 2017. READ NEXT : Publicis Groupe partners with Microsoft to build new AI platform In its blog post, Google said it's made significant progress to address bad apps but recognised there's further work to do.
  • Zuma's end inches closer as corruption charges hang over his head

    Zuma's end inches closer as corruption charges hang over his head

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    The DA has today written to the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, to request that he provide us with a copy of the submission by President Jacob Zuma as to why he should not be prosecuted for the 783 charges of corruption, fraud, money-laundering and racketeering charges against him.
  • Nokia 5, Nokia 8 get price cut upto Rs 8000

    Nokia 5, Nokia 8 get price cut upto Rs 8000

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    Nokia 5 is a mid-range option in the market from HMD Global . It is said to be available at a discounted price of Rs 12,499 for the 3GB RAM model. The price cut has not been confirmed by the company yet and it is also not sure if it is permanent or for a limited period of time.
  • The students run the show during CSUMB's Black History Month

    The students run the show during CSUMB's Black History Month

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    By 1929, The Journal of Negro History reported that employees with the State Department of Educations of every state with a substantial amount of Black residents had spread the word about NHW. Musicians, vocalists, and instrumentalists have been invited by the Plainfield Public School District to perform at a Black History Month celebration at the high school.
  • Juniper Networks (JNPR) Releases Q1 Earnings Guidance

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    Numeric Investors LLC now owns 4,673,200 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $130,289,000 after acquiring an additional 4,557,800 shares during the last quarter . (NYSE:JNPR) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: " Juniper Networks hurt by customer-upgrade delays" on January 30, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Earnings Reaction History: Juniper Networks , Inc., 70.0% Follow-Through ..." published on January 25, 2018, Investorplace.com ...
  • Shahid Kapoor: Knew my character an underdog in Padmaavat

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    While the Padmaavat actor was wearing a sherwani , his wife chose a floral lehenga-choli. Asia's sexiest man Shahid Kapoor and his lovely wife Mira Rajput is most certainly the cutest couple in B-town. "She likes me for who I am and I like her for who she is, so whatever she wears, it's awesome". Shahid and Mira twirled and posed, they talked and smiled to each other.
  • Apple Stills Plans to Allow Macs to Run iPad Apps This Year

    Apple Stills Plans to Allow Macs to Run iPad Apps This Year

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    Now the rudder has turned towards the Mac side of the fence and a new report from Axios suggests that the Cupertino company will implement changes that will allow the operating system to wake up faster than before from sleep. There will be some new features, including improvements in augmented reality, digital health and parental controls. First we started hearing word that iOS 12 will skip out on major features to focus more on overall stability while introducing modest feature upgrades ...
  • Uber's latest venture is a bike-sharing service in San Francisco

    Uber's latest venture is a bike-sharing service in San Francisco

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    There's a wait list for Uber users to get access to Jump bikes, and the full pilot scheme is fairly small scale. A bike that you don't even need to own, doesn't cost a penny to maintain, and is always nearby when you want it. Ford runs a bike-sharing system in the city, GoBikes, but those 7000 bikes must be docked, while Jump bikes can be locked virtually anywhere. "There are lot of places where there are many trips that it's probably going to be quicker and cheaper to hop on a bike".
  • US Regulators to Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

    US Regulators to Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

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    US regulators are scrutinizing one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token linked to its backers. Tether (USDT) is a digital currency created by executives from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex which claims to peg its value to that of the USA dollar; Tether brands itself a "stable-coin" without the same price volatility as Bitcoin and other digital assets.
  • 'Mario' Movie to be Produced by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination

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    In 1993, the company released a live-action movie, starring Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo as Mario and Luigi, that critics and fans alike absolutely hated. Another thing that seems nearly guaranteed is that the movie will be better than Nintendo's previous attempt at adapting Super Mario Bros . We'll have to wait and see, but I think many would echo this next sentiment.
  • Student brought gun to Eastern York High School, officials say

    Student brought gun to Eastern York High School, officials say

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    We want to thank those parents and students who have provided us with the information necessary to investigate and bring closure to this incident. "I would say I got about 30 to 40". Belleville officers were at the school investigating an unrelated matter about 9:25 p.m. when someone told them about damage in a men's restroom, Belleville Police said.
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Q2 Revenue Beats Estimates, Rises 12% Y2Y

    Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Q2 Revenue Beats Estimates, Rises 12% Y2Y

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    The Redmond, Wash. tech giant reported earnings of 96 cents per share on revenue of $28.9 billion, an increase of 12 percent over this time past year. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) reported on its second quarter of fiscal 2018 on Wednesday, posting encouraging results. "Our investments in IoT, data, and AI services across cloud and the edge position us to further accelerate growth".
  • Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Posts Q1 Earnings Beat, Weak Q2 Guidance

    Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Posts Q1 Earnings Beat, Weak Q2 Guidance

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    Shares fell 0.7% in after-hours trading. In the first quarter of a year ago, Qualcomm generated $740 million in royalty fees from Apple-related products. In December, Broadcom unveiled a slate of 11 director nominees for Qualcomm's board. As part of the plan, the company will implement a series of targeted reductions to reduce annual costs by $1 billion.
  • Windows 10 Will Finally Start Blocking Scammy

    Windows 10 Will Finally Start Blocking Scammy "Optimizer" Software

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    Microsoft is targeting free programs that claim to scan computers and then try to frighten users with messages that they need a paid upgrade to fix a problem with their machine. Programs must not display alarming or coercive messages or misleading content to pressure you into paying for additional services or performing superfluous actions.
  • Democrats

    Democrats "did everything they could" to Stop FISA memo

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    Adam Schiff , (D-CA)., the ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, because people will "realize the extent to which he went to keep them from learning any of this". Mr. Gowdy added that if it was up to Mr. Schiff, "you wouldn't know about Hillary Clinton's e-Mail, you would not know about her private server, you would not have known who paid for the [Steele] dossier".