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World's first Artificial Intelligence news anchor unveiled in China

The world's first AI news anchor unveiled in China. It has a male image with a voice, facial expressions. He learns from live broadcasting videos by himself & can read texts. He was developed by Xinhua News Agency & Sogou.com (Search engine).

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Baidu is a search engine of China.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Inducts 3 Major Artillery Gun Systems

Defence Minister inducted 3 major artillery gun systems, including the M777 American Ultralight Howitzers & the K-9 Vajra, into the Army. The 3rd gun system inducted is the 'Composite Gun Towing Vehicle' while K-9 Vajra is a self-propelled artillery gun.

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In 2016, India entered into a pact with US for getting 145 M777s

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Cabinet approves proposal to manage 6 AAI airports under public private partnership

The Cabinet approved a proposal to manage Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow & three other aerodromes at Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, and Mangaluru under public-private partnership. This would be done through the PPP Appraisal Committee.

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Guruprasad Mohapatra is the Chairman of AAI.

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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate first multi-modal terminal on Ganga river in Varanasi

PM will inaugurate the first multi-modal terminal on Ganga river in Varanasi on Nov 12 under Jal Marg Vikas Project aimed at promoting inland waterways as a cheaper & more environment-friendly means of transport. IWAI is the project implementing agency.

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It is being built on a 50:50 sharing btw India & World Bank.

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Bangalore ranked India’s most congested city

According to the National Bureau of economic research, Bangalore is the most congested city followed by Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai & Kolkata. In another index of traffic speed, Kolkata was ranked as the slowest city followed by Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai.

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Pune is the seventh most congested city in India.

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Journalist Swati Chaturvedi receives RSF Press Freedom Award for Courage

Swati Chaturvedi was awarded the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Press Freedom Award for Courage. She works as a freelance journalist & won the award for her book I Am a Troll: Inside the Secret World of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Digital Army.

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Award was given at Getty Images Gallery in London’s Fitzrovia.

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Gujarat favours MSP operations over PM-AASHA for groundnut

Gujarat govt clarified that MSP procurement operations are more supportive for farmers than the PDP scheme. The govt has announced procurement of groundnut at MSP rates of ₹4890 per quintal set by the Centre along with the State bonus of₹110 per quintal.

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Om Prakash Kohli is the governor of Gujarat.

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Nokia inks pact with Infosys to drive enterprise digital transformation

Nokia has joined hands with Infosys to help enterprises digitalize their operations by applying the latest in AI, machine learning, & lean management coupled with the ubiquitous connectivity offered by mobile broadband and Internet of Things networks.

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Rajeev Suri is the President and CEO of Nokia.

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Harmanpreet Kaur becomes first Indian to slam a century in women's T20I

Harmanpreet Kaur became the first ever Indian woman to score a century in T20Is. She recorded a magnificent century in the very first game of the marquee tournament against West Indies. She scored 103 runs in 51-balls including 7 fours & 8 sixes.

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She got the prestigious Arjuna Award for Cricket in 2017.

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Horseman, Racing Innovator Bob Levy Dies at 87

Thoroughbred owner and innovative track executive Bob Levy, who campaigned two-time sprint champion House buster in 1990 & 1991 and with his family owned classic winner Bet Twice died. He was 87.

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He was a noted philanthropist, civic leader & business executive