Melbourne: Three teams from India are among the 12 finalists who are eyeing the top slot in Microsoft’s global competition for the most original technology solutions vying to win the $100,000 prize at the championship in the US. The three Indian teams were selected among hundreds of teams from 17 countries who submitted projects for the chance to move forward to the Asia Regional Finals to be held in Sydney on Tuesday. pti
New law to ban alcohol in Mizoram soon
Aizawl: Maintaining its pre-poll pledges to enforce total prohibition on sale of alcohol in the state, a new Bill would be tabled in the next Mizoram Assembly session. “We will make a law soon to ban sale of alcohol in Mizoram. A Bill will be moved in the next Assembly session, beginning second week of March,” Mizoram Excise and Narcotics Minister K Beichhua said. The Bill will replace the existing Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) Act, 2014. ians
On wedding card, man urges ‘vote for Modi’
Hyderabad: A 27-year-old man from the city has printed his marriage cards with an appeal to the guests to vote for PM Narendra Modi in the upcoming LS polls. Mukesh Rao Yande, a staunch Modi supporter, asked guests to avoid extravagant presents and instead promise to vote for Modi as a gift to the couple. The invite for the wedding, scheduled for February 21, has gone viral on the social media. Yande has got 600 cards printed so far. pti
Toll rises to 18,655 with 442 new deaths
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