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Satyarup youngest to climb seven peaks

Kolkata: Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta on Wednesday became the youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents after conquering Antartica’s highest point Mount Sidley.

Kolkata: Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta on Wednesday became the youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents after conquering Antartica’s highest point Mount Sidley. Satyarup summited Mt Sidley at 6.28 IST. Satyarup achieved the feat at the age of 35 years 262 days, while Australia's Daniel Bull did it aged 36 years 157 days. He also became the first Indian to conquer the seven mountain peaks and seven volcanic summits. pti

Locos linked via satellites for train status 

New Delhi: The Railways has linked its locomotives via ISRO satellites, making it easy to track trains and automatically feed the control charts about trains’ arrival and departure, officials said. The new system will help railways modernise its control room, network for more efficient train movement. The system was implemented on January 8 on the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-Bandra Terminus, New Delhi-Patna, New Delhi-Amritsar and Delhi-Jammu routes. ians

Microsoft to set up 10 AI labs in India 

Bengaluru: Microsoft India on Wednesday announced to set up Artificial Intelligence (AI) labs in 10 universities and train five lakh youth across the country in disrupting technologies. The company also said it will upskill over 10,000 developers over the next three years. “We believe AI will enable Indian businesses and more for India's progress, especially in education, skilling, healthcare and agriculture,” said Anant Maheshwari, president, Microsoft India. ians

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