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India to partially resume passenger train services amid nationwide lockdown

Indian Railways announced passenger services will partially resume in the country starting Tuesday. The railways will start with special trains on 15 selected routes, including the New Delhi-Mumbai route, according to the Railways Ministry. Indian Railways will then start additional special services on other routes, based on availability. Priority will be given to 20,000 coaches for Covid-19 care centers and then […]

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AfCFTA Implementation: We Are Adopting Sector-Wide Approach, Says Liman

This was disclosed by the Acting Chief Trade Negotiator and Director General, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), Victor Liman on Monday. Mr Liman, speaking after a meeting with representatives of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies in Abuja, stated that the five sectors include; business and professional services, communications, transport, tourism, and financial services. that the

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Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that increase in food prices has forced Nigeria’s

The report from NBS released on Tuesday stated that the composite food index rose by 14.85 percent in January 2020 compared to 14.67 percent in December 2019. It revealed that the rise in the food index was caused by increases in prices of Bread and Cereals, Meat, Oils and fats, Potatoes, yam and other tubers

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Volkswagen To End Production Of Iconic ‘Beetle’ Cars In 2019

Volkswagen announced on Thursday it would end production of its iconic “Beetle” cars in 2019 after adding a pair of final editions of the insect-inspired vehicles. The curvy-topped sedans, which shook off Nazi origins to become a global auto phenomenon, are being sidelined as Volkswagen emphasises electric cars and larger family-oriented vehicles. But company officials,

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Faster Babel 7 compiler debuts for JavaScript, TypeScript

Babel 7, an upgrade to the JavaScript compiler two years in the making, is now available, with speed improvements and TypeScript support. The faster Babel should reduce build times. Changes have been made to optimize code. Patches have been accepted from Google’s V8 JavaScript engine team. Also, Babel now ships with TypeScript support. You parse

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As AWS looks to democratise machine learning with Amazon SageMaker, we delve into what is going on under the covers and how it stands out in an increasingly crowded market

SageMaker is essentially a platform for authoring, training and deploying machine learning algorithms to business applications without much of the manual heavy lifting generally involved, such as provisioning infrastructure and managing and tuning training models. As Randall Hunt, senior technical evangelist at AWS wrote in a blog post: “Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed end-to-end

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The Weinstein Company Shifts ‘The Current War’ to 2018 Release

CREDIT: Dean Rogers The Weinstein Company has pulled Benedict Cumberbatch historical drama “The Current War” from its planned Black Friday Nov. 24 release date, shelving the film for an undecided 2018 release since the Harvey Weinstein scandal has soured the market for Weinstein Co. films. The Alfonso Gomez-Rejon film premiered at the Toronto International Film

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Bravo has canceled comedy “Odd Mom Out.” The series, created by and starring Jill Kargman, will not move ahead

  Bravo has canceled comedy “Odd Mom Out.” The series, created by and starring Jill Kargman, will not move ahead with a fourth season. Kargman announced the cancellation on Instagram Friday, writing, “Alas, all good things must come to an end, including this wacky gang ruining takes with peals of laughter. I’m filled with pure

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Microsoft’s mobile Edge browser and Microsoft Launcher go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Breaking down the barriers between your PC and your phone is one of the biggest goals of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which launches October 17. On Thursday, Microsoft paved the way for that initiative by announcing that Windows 10’s Edge browser is coming to Android and iOS, along with a Microsoft Launcher for

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Amazon has revealed it will create “hundreds” of jobs with the opening of its first Australian fulfilment centre in Victoria’s Dandenong South.

Amazon has revealed it will create “hundreds” of jobs with the opening of its first Australian fulfilment centre in Victoria’s Dandenong South. The 24,000 square metre fulfilment centre is located in the Pellicano’s M2 Industry Park in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong South, with its ready access to the South Gippsland Highway, Monash Highway and

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