Latest News Today – iPhone 14 Lineup May Have All Models Featuring 120Hz

Apple may offer 120Hz displays across its entire iPhone 14 (or 2022 iPhone) lineup. Although the Cupertino giant is apparently busy preparing its 2021 iPhone family that could be titled the iPhone 13, a report from South Korea has suggested that LG Display is planning to kick off the production of its 120Hz displays based on the low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) technology that would be a part of the iPhone 14 models next year. This will be unlike the iPhone 13 models that are rumoured to have 120Hz displays limited to the Pro models.

The Elec reports that LG Display has started internal talks with manufacturer Avaco to obtain LTPO-manufacturing equipment for its display facilities. The final order for the equipment is said to take place once the South Korean company gets an approval from Apple for its next year’s iPhone lineup. This suggests that the ongoing development could be aimed to eventually offer LTPO OLED displays with 120Hz refresh rate across all the iPhone 14 models.

Apple is said to have partnered with Samsung for using its 120Hz refresh rate-supporting LTPO OLED displays on the iPhone 13 Pro models this year. However, on the non-Pro iPhone 13 options, the company is reported to use regular LTPS TFT OLED displays from LG that aren’t supposed to offer a higher refresh rate.

The Elec in one of its earlier reports said that Samsung Display was planning to manufacture as many as 80 million units of its OLED panels for the new iPhone models, whereas LG Display would make only 30 million units. Both Samsung and LG are also reportedly the only display manufacturers for the iPhone 12 lineup.

LG Display does have an LTPO OLED production line, but it has not yet produced as many of those displays as Samsung has done so far.

One of the other reasons why Apple may switch to 120Hz displays across all its iPhone 14 models is the absence of a mini-version iPhone in the series. There are some reports that have suggested the end of Apple’s mini iPhone plans with the launch of the iPhone 13 mini this year. It will, thus, help the company to offer its iPhone models in a regular size that will have enough room to keep a bigger battery, which is something quite essential to offer higher refresh rates.

Unlike Apple, Android manufacturers including Samsung have embraced higher refresh rate displays to offer a smoother scrolling effect on their flagships. Apple’s move would, however, help developers bring some new experiences with higher refresh rates — especially given the scale at which the iPhone world attracts customers.

Alongside the 120Hz refresh rate, the iPhone 14 series is speculated to have in-display fingerprint sensor and a new 6.7-inch model. There could also be a hole-punch display design on the iPhone 14 Pro.

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Latest News Today – North Central Zone Registers Highest-Ever Growth In

North Central zone recorded the best ever freight loading in the first quarter of any fiscal

The North Central Railway zone registered the highest ever growth in freight loading and collection of revenue through freight operations in the April-June quarter of the financial year 2021-22. Headquartered the Allahabad, the railway zone recorded the best ever freight loading in the first quarter of any fiscal year, said VK Tripathi, General Manager of the North Central zone in a recent press conference. (Also Read: Indian Railways Freight Loading Up 20.37% To 112.65 Million Tonnes In June 2021 )

During the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the originating freight loading stood at 4.32 million tonnes, compared to 3.24 million tonnes in the corresponding period of last year, marking a growth of 33.3 per cent year-on-year for the north-central zone.

During the three months, the originating good earnings stood at Rs 437.57 crore, compared to Rs 352.33 crore in the same period last year, recording a growth of 24.19 per cent year-on-year. The railway zone witnessed a significant increase in the loading of cement, containers, fly ash, among others. 

The national transporter recently announced its freight loading figures for June 21, registering an increase of 20.37 per cent year-on-year to 112.65 million tonnes. Its’ freight loading for the same month last year stood at 93.59 million tonnes. Moreover, in June 2021, the sector registered its highest-ever freight loading in 10 months – between September 2020 – June 2021.

Indian Railways earned ₹ 1,11,86.81 crore from freight loading last month – 26.7 per cent higher, compared to the corresponding month last year, when it earned ₹ 8,829.68 crore. In the financial year 2020-21, Indian Railways registered double-digit growth in freight traffic and a 10 per cent increase in freight loading, compared to the previous fiscal 2019-20. 

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Latest News Today – Uddhav Thackeray Trashes Talks Of Patch-Up With BJP

Thackeray’s assertion came days after Devendra Fadnavis said Sena was “never” an “enemy”


Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today scotched speculation about his party’s possible alliance with the BJP with a witty repartee. Asked about the matter, he told journalists, “I am still sitting with Ajit Pawar and Balasaheb Thorat. I am not going anywhere”.

His remark appeared to put out of court party MP Sanjay Raut’s comparison of the BJP-Shiv Sena relationship to Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, who recently announced their divorce but said their relationship had “changed”.

“We are not India-Pakistan. Look at Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, it is like them. Our (Shiv Sena, BJP) political ways are different but the friendship will remain intact,” the Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson told news agency ANI.

Mr Thackeray’s assertion came days after the BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis declared the Shiv Sena was “never” an “enemy”. Asked whether there is a possibility of the two former allies coming together, Mr Fadnavis said “there are no ifs and buts in politics” and an “appropriate decision” will be taken in view of the situation.

The statements of Sena and BJP leaders have kept alive speculation about a possible rapprochement that was triggered by meetings and subsequent talks between Mr Thackeray and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  

Mr Raut had followed it up lauding PM Modi as the “top leader of the country” and said he shared “old ties” with Mr Thackeray. But in an interview with NDTV, he also said their conversation “should not lead to speculation that BJP will join hands with the Sena for a government”.

Talking to the media after the two-day monsoon session of the state assembly ended, the Chief Minister said the BJP’s behaviour during the session was against democracy.

Yesterday, the Maharashtra assembly suspended 12 MLAs of the BJP for a year for abusing and manhandling the Speaker-in-chair as the assembly session started.

Leader of the Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, who was allegedly present during the ruckus which took place in a cabin, insisted that these are “false allegations”.

Under the leadership Devendra Fadnavis, the BJP legislators even set up a “counter Assembly” on the steps of the Vidhan Bhavan on Tuesday to hold a mock session as a mark of protest against the suspension.

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Latest News Today – Realme Narzo 30 5G Review: The Price of 5G

Consumer 5G networks have yet to become operational in India. As a feature, 5G first started showing up in premium smartphones, then made its way to the mid-range, and has now arrived in the budget segment. Adding 5G compatibility has increased the prices of many smartphones. In the budget segment, manufacturers have cut a few corners in other areas in order to keep smartphone prices under control. Processors that support 5G modems (add-on or integrated) cost more than 4G ones, which is why manufacturers must carefully choose how and where they make compromises. Buyers also have to decide what they prioritise.

Some manufacturers such as Xiaomi have so far ignored 5G in their low-cost offerings, while others including Motorola and Realme have been trying to squeeze this feature into some of their budget smartphones. Motorola was one of the first, with its Moto G 5G, which is available at Rs. 20,999. Realme has broken budget barriers, launching the Realme X7 5G (Review), followed by the Narzo 30 Pro 5G (Review), priced starting from Rs. 16,999. Now, Realme is aiming even lower with the Narzo 30 5G, which recently launched alongside the Narzo 30 (Review).

The Narzo 30 5G looks slim and seems to pack in all the specifications one would want in this price segment. Is it perfect, and is it worth choosing over the Narzo 30?

Realme Narzo 30 5G price and variants

The Narzo 30 5G and the Realme 8 5G offer identical core specifications, but as per the brand, are aimed at different buyers. The Narzo 30 5G differentiates itself from the Realme 8 5G because it is available in a single 6GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration, priced at Rs. 15,999. This slots in between the higher two Realme 8 5G variants, which have 4GB and 8GB of RAM respectively, with the same amount of storage. The base variant of the Realme 8 5G is priced at Rs. 13,999 and has 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage.

The Narzo 30 5G’s price and hardware also match the Poco M3 Pro 5G (Review), which starts from Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant and also comes in a matching 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant priced at Rs. 15,999.

Realme Narzo 30 5G design

The Realme Narzo 30 5G feels slim and light, and offers a proper grip with its defined edges around the frame. The smartphone weighs 185g and is just 8.5mm thick. The Narzo 30 5G’s back panel has an identical layout to that of the Narzo 30, but with an off-centred shimmery strip running through the back. The Narzo 30 5G is available in two finishes: Racing Blue and Racing Silver. I received a Racing Silver unit for review, and it has a glossy back panel. Build quality is quite good. The plastic back panel does not flex or creak, but it picks up fingerprints and is a dust magnet.

The Realme Narzo 30 5G’s frame and back panel are made of plastic


The 6.5-inch LCD panel looks sharp and gets quite bright outdoors. It has relatively thin bezels at the top, left and right, but a thick one at the bottom.

Realme Narzo 30 5G specifications and software

The Realme Narzo 30 5G uses a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, which is the same one you’d get with the Realme 8 5G and the Poco M3 Pro 5G. It features an integrated 5G modem which supports several 5G bands, and offers dual 5G standby. The Narzo 30 5G is available in a single RAM and storage configuration, and uses LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 5.1. The Narzo 30 5G offers a triple-slot tray with space for two Nano-SIMs and a microSD card of up to 1 TB. The device has a 5,000mAh battery, and supports 18W charging.

The Narzo 30 5G runs Realme UI 2.0, which is based on Android 11. It looks clean and runs smoothly but there are also several preinstalled apps. All the third-party apps can be uninstalled if not needed. The HeyFun app and the native Browser app frequently push promotional notifications, but these can be silenced in the notification settings.

Realme Narzo 30 5G performance and battery life

The Narzo 30 5G’s display got quite bright at 600 nits and was legible in direct sunlight. However, the protective glass, like the back panel, got smudged easily with daily use. The display offers two screen colour modes to choose from – Gentle and Vivid. I preferred the Gentle colour preset, which displayed more natural colours, over the Vivid preset, which looked a bit too saturated. With a 90Hz screen refresh rate and a maximum 180Hz touch sampling rate, the display reacted to touches and swipes without any lag while playing games.

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The Realme Narzo 30 5G comes with a lot of preinstalled apps


The Realme Narzo 30 5G performed well in most benchmarks, and surprisingly, scored better than Poco M3 Pro 5G in most of them, although by small margins. The phone achieved scores of 3,62,007 in AnTuTu, as well as 574 and 1,777 in Geekbench’s single and multi-core tests respectively. Compared to the Helio G95 SoC in the Narzo 30, the difference in scores was minor.

Gaming was a decent experience on the Narzo 30 5G, with most games running smoothly at default settings. I faced no heating issues, as experienced on the Narzo 30, potentially making the Narzo 30 5G a better choice for gamers. Call of Duty: Mobile worked smoothly but was limited to the Medium graphics and High framerate settings, with most of the effects such as Ragdoll, Bloom, and Antialiasing not available. Asphalt 9: Legends worked quite smoothly with only a few dropped frames at the default graphics quality. The game was playable at High quality as well but would struggle a bit when lots of action was happening.

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The Realme Narzo 30 5G has a single bottom-firing speaker


The Realme Narzo 30 5G offers good battery life for a phone that is this slim. During the review period, it easily lasted me a day and a half with general use, which included a few hours of streaming video, browsing through social media apps, taking a few photos, and gaming. Our HD video loop battery test also showed good results – the phone managed to run for 18 hours and 36 minutes. Charging was a bit slow compared to most smartphones in this segment, with the Narzo 30 5G reaching 28 percent in 30 minutes and 53 percent in an hour. A full charge took 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Realme Narzo 30 5G cameras

The Realme Narzo 30 5G offers exactly the same triple rear camera setup as the more affordable Narzo 30. There’s a 48-megapixel f/1.8 primary camera, a 2-megapixel monochrome camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Selfie duties are handled by a 16-megapixel f/2.0 front camera. The camera app’s interface is typical of what is available on other Realme devices that run Realme UI 2.0, with all the important controls available just a tap away.

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The Realme Narzo 30 5G has a triple rear camera setup


Photos captured in daylight came out clean and noise-free, but a bit saturated. Dynamic range was good, showing a decent level of detail in the darker areas of the frame, but there was noticeable purple fringing in the brighter areas. Oddly, textures did not look as defined as they did in photos shot with the Narzo 30. The Narzo 30 5G’s camera setup also offers 2X and 5X digital zoom. Cropped photos showed less detail and dynamic range at 2X, while those captured at 5X ended up looking like oil paintings. The 2-megapixel macro camera shot decent photos with passable detail, but colours were quite different from those of the actual subject. Maintaining the perfect distance to an object using a fixed-focus camera will be difficult, especially if you have shaky hands.

Realme Narzo 30 5G daytime photo samples. Top to bottom: Standard, 2X digital zoom, 5X digital zoom (tap to see full size)


Portrait photos taken using the front-facing camera came out sharp and well-exposed, but with below-average edge detection. Portrait photos captured using the rear camera looked much better with more detail but slightly more saturated colours.

Realme Narzo 30 5G Portrait camera samples. Top: Daylight, bottom: Low light (tap to see full size)


As expected, low-light performance was not good. Scenes came out well exposed, but textures were flat even under street lighting. The rear camera produced unusable noisy and murky photos when shooting dimly lit landscapes. The Night mode’s usefulness was limited, as it only increased brightness by a small margin, bringing out a bit more detail in the darker areas of the frame.

The Realme Narzo 30 5G low-light camera samples. Top: Auto mode, bottom: Night mode (tap to see full size)


Video recording on the Narzo 30 5G was a bit disappointing, even when compared to what the Narzo 30 was able to capture. The phone allows for a maximum capture resolution of 1080p @30fps when using the main rear camera, which is disappointing for a smartphone in this segment. The camera took its own sweet time to lock focus, so most of the videos captured during this review were out of focus and overexposed. In dimly lit scenes, the camera struggled even more to focus and the videos captured looked quite murky and unusable.


The Realme Narzo 30 5G is a slim 5G smartphone with a good 90Hz refresh-rate display, great battery life, and mid-level gaming performance. After using it for a week, I was not too happy with the average photo quality and the below-average video capabilities of this smartphone. Charging it at 18W was relatively slow. Even the Narzo 30 delivers slightly better camera performance and more options for shooting video. Realme has managed to deliver a 5G smartphone with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for Rs. 15,999, but I expected better.

If you must get a 5G smartphone right now, it would be worth spending an additional Rs 1,000 to get the Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G (Review) instead. At Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, it offers better value with a 120Hz refresh-rate display, the Dimensity 800U processor, and 30W fast-charging.

If 5G is not a priority for your next smartphone purchase, I would recommend the Redmi Note 10 Pro at this price level. It offers a better selection of cameras, a Super AMOLED display and 33W charging, plus a slightly bigger 5020mAh battery, at the same price. If you lean more towards stock Android, Motorola’s G40 Fusion at Rs. 16,499 (6GB RAM + 128GB storage) is another option with the same Snapdragon 732G SoC as on the Note 10 Pro, but with a bigger 6,000mAh battery and a water-repellent design.

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Latest News Today – Girder Launcher With Transporter Introduced For Faster

The launcher with transporter is fully electric with a higher output compared to conventional cranes

Delhi Metro authorities began the launching work on the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor, which is currently under construction, and introduced a specially designed launcher attached with a transporter for the launch of U-girders on the elevated section. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) states this as an ”innovation in its construction technology” used for the first time in the country, and is likely to expedite the pace of construction work on the upcoming corridors of Delhi Metro Phase IV.  (Also Read: Tunneling Drive For Delhi Metro’s Janakpuri West-R K Ashram Marg Corridor Started )

Why was the use of U-girders challenging for Delhi Metro?

  • The installation of U-girders was done with the help of two cranes having a capacity 350/400T which were placed at each pier location, in the earlier phases of construction.
  • The U-girders were transported at each pier location with the support of a long trailer with an approximate length of 42 metres. This process was challenging for the metro authorities in the congested urban areas of the national capital.
  • This is because the positioning of the heavy capacity cranes occupy a lot of space. Moreover,  transporting the U-girders of 28 metres in length with long trailers was also difficult as the roads in the national capital region usually witness heavy traffic volumes. 
  • These limitations would inhibit the use of U-girders in construction activities for Delhi Metro, even though U-girders are the most suitable structures for viaducts in terms of cost and time.

How is the new technology of ‘Launcher with Transporter’ – helpful for construction?

  • The new launcher with transporter is fully electric with a higher output, compared to the conventional launchers or cranes. The transporter carries the U-girder from one designated point and moves on the rails laid over the erected U-girders, to add more girders from the feeding point to the launcher.
  • As a result of this process, the U-girders are to be transported on the trailer only up to the feeding point identified at a suitable location and not for the entire length of the track. This results in a much less consumption of space. 
  • The new launcher is 62 metre long having a total weight of 230T, according to Delhi Metro. It can negotiate gradients up to four per cent and 200 metre radius curves. Whereas, the transporter which transports the girder is 41.75 metre long having a total weight of 35T, which can travel with a speed of three km per hour at no load and at two km per hour at full load. 
  • The output of the new technology is higher as compared to the conventional method of the launching of U-girders. On average, four-to-six U-girders per day can be erected with the new launcher, whereas, with the conventional method, around two U-girders could be done in congested spaces of Delhi or other areas in the national capital region.
  • Moreover, the erection work of U-girders with the conventional cranes could only be done during night hours as it requires the blocking of roads to position the cranes. Whereas, with the new launcher, the girders are transported with the transporter over the erected viaduct without any interface with the road from a single identified feeding point.

The launcher was made operational on Monday, July 5, for the construction of a 9.5 kilometre long viaduct from Mukarba Chowk to Ashok Vihar covering four metro stations – Majlis Park, Bhalswa, Azadpur, and Ashok Vihar, and a connection to the depot from Majlis Park.

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How to Hide Your Sensitive Pictures in Google Photos | Sidnaz Blog

If, for some reason, you have taken photos on your phone that you don’t want just anyone to see, you may want to use some sort of privacy feature. While there are third party apps that can hide your intimate photos, Google recently announced a new feature to lock your private images directly in Google Photos.

To use the new locked folder in Google Photos (which, according to the announcement, is for photos of IDs and passports … sure), open up the Google Photos app and tap “Library” in the bottom right corner and then “Utilities.” Scroll down to “Locked Folder” and use your fingerprint ID.

You can now set new photos to save directly to the locked folder—which only you can open with said fingerprint ID)—or put older photos in there manually. Just remember that the locked folder is only available on your device—not in the cloud. This is for security purposes because you don’t want your cloud to get hacked, and your private photos along with it. By keeping these sensitive images local, it ensures that only your fingerprint has access.

But, again, what type of photos would someone want to hide? I haven’t the faintest idea. It’s good to know this feature exists, though, just in case.


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Latest News Today – After Stan Swamy’s Death, 10 Opposition Leaders Write To

New Delhi:

A day after activist Stan Swamy’s death in custody, senior opposition politicians, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind for the release of all the activists jailed in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case.

“We are urging your immediate intervention as the President of India to direct ‘your government’ to act against those responsible for foisting false cases on him, his continued detention in jail and inhuman treatment. They must be held accountable. It is now incumbent that all those jailed in the Bhima Koregaon case and other detenues under politically motivated cases, misusing draconian laws like UAPA, sedition etc be released forthwith,” the letter reads.

Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old priest-activist arrested under an anti-terror law in the Elgar Parishad case last year, died on Monday in the middle of his fight for bail on health grounds. The Jesuit priest had been on a ventilator since Sunday when his health worsened.

Jailed near Mumbai since October, Stan Swamy had spent the last few months of his life fighting legal battles for even the smallest of needs.

“We the undersigned leaders of major opposition parties are writing to you in deep anguish expressing our intense grief and outrage at the death of Father Stan Swamy under custody,” the letter signed by ten opposition leaders read.

Apart from the three leaders, MK Stalin, Hemant Soren, HD Deve Gowda, Farooq Abdullah, Tejaswi Yadav, D Raja and Sitaram Yechury also signed the letter.

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Latest News Today – Realme RMX3366 Specifications Tipped via Geekbench

Realme RMX3366 – believed to be Realme X9 Pro – has surfaced on Geekbench, offering a glimpse into some of its key specifications. The benchmarking website suggests that the upcoming smartphone could be powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC. The smartphone was earlier spotted on TENAA listing with the codename RMX3366 as well. A previous report speculates that the RMX3366 smartphone could be named Realme GT 5G Master Edition that could be jointly designed and developed with Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa.

As per the listing on Geekbench, the Realme smartphone with codename RMX3366 scored 1,022 points in the single-core tests and 3,054 points in the multi-core tests. The listing also shows that the smartphone has a 1.80GHz octa-core processor along with 12GB of RAM. The motherboard has the codename “kona.” The Geekbench listing was first spotted by Nashville Chatter Class.

Qualcomm gave the “kona” codename to its Snapdragon 860, Snapdragon 865+, and the Snapdragon 870 processors. It is being speculated that the RMX3366 smartphone could come with the Snapdragon 870 SoC. The Geekbench listing also shows that the smartphone runs Android 11.

According to a previous report, Chinese sources have claimed that Realme RMX3366 could be the upcoming Realme GT 5G Master Edition, as opposed to earlier reports which state that it could be called Realme X9 Pro. The TENAA listing hints at some of the key specifications that are expected to arrive with the smartphone. It may sport a 6.55-inch full-HD+ OLED display, among others.

The smartphone is also speculated to launch in India as Realme India and Europe CMO Francis Wong tweeted a photo of the Realme Buds that carried a text at the bottom that read, “Shot on RMX3366.” Going by the model number and the tweet by Realme CMO, the smartphone is expected to launch in India soon.

Can Realme X7 Pro take on OnePlus Nord? We discussed this on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.

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Latest News Today – GR Infraprojects initial public offering (IPO) To Open

GR Infraprojects is into civil construction, manufacturing and development of roads and highways

GR Infraprojects’ initial public offering (IPO) will open for subscription tomorrow i.e. July 7, 2021. The public issue of the Udaipur-based integrated road engineering, procurement and construction company will entirely be an offer-for-sale (OFS) of up to 1.15 crore shares by the promoter and shareholders, and no fresh shares will be issued by the company. The primary market offering will close on July 9, 2021, and the shares are likely to be listed on the bourses on July 19.

The OFS will include sale of 11,42,400 shares by Lokesh Builders, 1,27,000 shares by Jasamrit Premises and 80,000 shares by Jasamrit Fashions. As many as 2.25 lakh shares will be reserved for eligible employees, the company had said in its red herring prospectus. GR Infraprojects will not receive any proceeds from the share offering as it is an offer for sale.

HDFC Bank, ICICI Securities, Kotak Mahindra Capital Company, Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors, SBI Capital Markets and Equirus Capital are the book running lead managers, while KFin Technologies is the registrar to the issue.

GR Infraprojects is into civil construction, manufacturing and development of roads and highways on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis.

Meanwhile, Clean Science and Technology IPO will also open for subscription on the same day i.e. July 7 and this is also an offer for sale by the existing investors.

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Hyderabad: Daily wage labourers’ 15-year-old son selected | Sidnaz Blog

HYDERABAD: Fifteen-year-old young sailor Padidala Vishwanath from Hyderabad whose parents are daily wage labourers has been selected in junior boys yachting team to represent India at the ongoing Optimist World Sailing Championship 2021 at Riva Del Garda in Italy. The competition, which began on June 30, will conclude on July 10.
“I myself was amazed at the passion he showed for sailing when he was studying in Class V. Initially when he got hurt while training, I took him to the hospital. Despite an injury on his leg, he did not mind it and chose not to even rest,” Vishwanath’s father Saidulu told TOI. Saidulu is a construction worker hailing from Suryapet. His wife is also a construction worker.
They came to the city 21 years ago. “After we put him in the social welfare residential school at Golconda, he was once taken to Hussainsagar where he saw yachting for the first time. By then, he also knew how two students from the social welfare institutions had climbed Mount Everest and he also was yearning to do something that excited him,” Saidulu recalled.
The boy was selected by Navy Boys Sports Company (NBSC) when he was 12. Viswanath now trains at NBSC, INS Mandovi, Goa. His prior achievements in international events include silver medal in the sub junior International Regatta 2017. Viswanath has been a part of the national squad in optimist class since then.

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