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Kerala Water Authority to use robots for cleaning sewer holes

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (UNI) The Kerala Water Authority and the Kerala Startup Mission have signed an MOU for transfer of technology and products including the use of robots for cleaning up sewer holes, thereby ending the age-old practice of manual scavenging.
Under the ​MoU ​signed between Kerala Water Innovation Zone under KWA and KSUM at the Chief Minister’s office on Thursday, the robot, ‘Bandicoot,’ developed by startup firm Genrobotics, will be used for cleaning sewer holes.
‘Bandicoot’ will start its work, so far mostly done manually, by cleaning sewer holes in the city during the famous Attukal Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram in March.
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Maoists blast mobile towers in Giridih of Jharkhand

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Giridih, Jan 22 (UNI) Ultras belonging to the proscribed CPI Maoists have blasted mobile towers at separate locations under Madhuban and Pirtand Police station area in Giridih district of Jharkhand.

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Dhankhar and Mamata grieved at former India footballer Subhas Bhowmick's demise

22 Jan 2022 | 1:28 PM

Kolkata Jan 22 (UNI) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed profound grief at the passing away of former India footballer Subhas Bhowmick.

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Covid cases in Odisha further dip to 8845

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22 Jan 2022 | 1:24 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (UNI) The daily Covid load in Odisha further dropped to 8845 in the past 24 hours taking the cumulative tally in the state to 11,96,140.

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Gold worth Rs 1 36 cr seized at RGIA

22 Jan 2022 | 1:17 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 22 (UNI) Customs officials at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Shashabad near here on Saturday seized 2715.800 grams of Gold worth Rs 1.36 crores from a passenger.

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