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No restriction on offering prasad to God, UP Minister on marijuana use at Kumbh Mela

Panaji : There cannot be a restriction on ‘prasad’ being offered to the Gods, Uttar Pradesh Minister for Civil Aviation Nand Gopal Gupta said on Thursday, when asked if the government would continue to allow the use of marijuana during the 2019 Kumbh Mela celebrations. “Where is any restriction when it comes to offering ‘prasad’ […]

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Railways to use video analytics, other tech for crowd control at stations during Kumbh

Allahabad :  Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains. IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for […]