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Marks of Prelims exam can’t be made public: SC

The Supreme Court has held that raw and scaled marks awarded to candidates in Civil Services (Prelims) examination can not be revealed under Right to Information Act and set aside Delhi High Court order asking UPSC to disclose the marks.
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Most Innovative Companies in India

India’s newest telecom player Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd ranks 17th in American business magazine Fast Company’s annual ranking of the world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” for 2018, a statement from the operator said.
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‘Ultramassive’ black holes discovered

Astronomers have detected what are likely to be the most massive black holes ever discovered in the universe. The discovery was made using data collected by NASA’s Chandra X-ray telescope on galaxies up to 3.5 billion light years away from Earth, researchers said.
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SARAS test flown successfully

India’s indigenously designed and developed light transport aircraft SARAS test flown successfully for the second time within a month in Bengaluru on 21 February 2018. Once the design of this prototype version is frozen, it will prepare the country to go for production of a much-awaited 19-seater passenger plane in 2-3 years.
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India 7th most targeted nation

Nearly 40 per cent of over 53,000 cyber attacks in India occurred in the financial services sector during 2017, placing it at the seventh spot in the list of targeted countries for Web Application Attacks (WAA), a new report said on 21 February 2018.
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World’s first state-backed digital currency

Venezuela has formally launched its new oil-backed cryptocurrency in an unconventional bid to haul itself out of a deepening economic crisis. The leftist Caracas government put 38.4 million units of the world’s first state-backed digital currency, the Petro, on private pre-sale from the early hours.
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Night trial of Prithvi-II missile

India on 21 February 2017 successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km, from a test range in Odisha.
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