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IIIT Hyd launches advanced certificate program on Blockchain Technologies in association with TalentSprint

Hyderabad, Aug 8 (UNI) IIIT-Hyderabad on Wednesday has launched Advanced Certificate Program on Blockchain Technologies and Solutions in association with TalentSprint.
This closely follows their earlier executive education program on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, which has attracted over 800 participants within six months of its launch.
This Advanced Certificate Program will enable deeper understanding of Blockchain technologies and how to leverage the same for building complex solutions for distributed multi-entity applications, integrated financial systems, supply chain and other industry applications. The three-month program will be delivered by faculty from the Blockchain Research CoE and practitioners from TalentSprint, with extensive hands-on assignments and capstone project.
Gartner has identified Blockchain as one of the top disruptive technologies of 2018. World Economic Forum survey suggests that 10 percent of global GDP will be stored on Blockchain by 2027. According to an industry study, there is a 700 per cent increase in demand for Blockchain professionals globally.
NASSCOM estimates that Blockchain has the potential to create value of up to USD 5 Billion in India in the next 5 years. Even central policy making organizations such as NITI Aayog have identified Blockchain as a key enabler of national infrastructure, the statement added.
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Yadagir dist declares red alert, following heavy release of water

22 Oct 2019 | 5:10 PM

Yadgir, Oct 22 (UNI) Yadagir district authorities have declared a red alert, following heavy release of water from Basavasagar Reservoir at Narayanapura, across river Krishna, owing to heavy rain in the catchment region.

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Punjab welcomes disruption, innovation in both its industry and governance: Manpreet Badal

22 Oct 2019 | 5:07 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 22 (UNI) Punjab Finance, Planning & Programme Implementation Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Tuesday said the state welcomes disruption and revolutionary transformations in both its industry operations and governance structure.

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Five illegal arms peddlers held in UP's Hardoi

22 Oct 2019 | 5:05 PM

Hardoi, Oct 22 (UNI) Slueths of the Special Task Force (STF) arrested five members of a gang peddling illegal arms, including the kingpin of the gang, while seizing a considerable quantity of illegal arms from their possession in Sandila Kotwali area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Tuesday.

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Suspension of internet at ‘Media centre’ affects work of journalists

22 Oct 2019 | 5:05 PM

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Suspension of broadband internet services for over an hour at Media Facilitation Centre in the summer capital, Srinagar on Tuesday affected the work of mediapersons, who remain depended on the centre for sending news items and photographs to their respective organizations as the gag on internet entered 12th successive week in Kashmir.

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Railway suffers Rs 234 cr loss due to suspension of train service

Railway suffers Rs 234 cr loss due to suspension of train service

22 Oct 2019 | 5:03 PM

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Railway department has suffered a loss of over Rs 234 crore due to continued suspension of train service in the Kashmir valley, where life remained paralysed due to strike against scrapping of Article 370 on August 5.

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