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Indian Navy Conducts Israel-JV LR SAM Firing Successfully in Blue Waters

Indian Navy on Wednesday achieved a significant milestone in enhancing its Anti Air Warfare capability with the maiden firing of its newly developed Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR SAM) on the Western Seaboard by INS Kolkata, wherein the missile successesfully intercepted an Aerial Target at extended ranges. Apart from the missile, the system includes a Multi Functional Surveillance ...

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Guitarmonk launches 2 new guitar schools in Hyderabad

Benchmark of 7000+ students from 15+ countries. Prevalent in 8 cities & in pursuit of reaching 30 cities by 2020. It’s been pleasure to share with you that India’s largest and 1st formal chain of guitar schools, Guitarmonk has opened 2 new guitar schools, one at Banjara Hills and the other at Miyapur.. Guitarmonk’s founder and India’s top guitarist Mr ...

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Modi’s Christmas Surprise to Pakistan: Just Land in Lahore to Greet Nawaz Sharif

In a Christmas surprise, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Lahore unscheduled and met his counterpart Nawaz Sharif to greet him on his birthday on Friday, sending shockwaves among the diplomats and countrymen including the opposition. Modi was on his return trip to Delhi from Kabul when he tweeted that he would land in Lahore, despite greeting Sharif on ...

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Pope Francis Christmas Eve Mass (Full Text)

Pope Francis welcomed Christmas Eve with a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica as Catholics all over the world celebrated the birth of Jesus. Among the audience were several youngsters, mothers, and babies. Abhorring society often intoxicated by consumerism and hedonism, wealth and extravagance, appearances and narcissism, the Pope called for sober action to lead life. Pope Francis unveiled and ceremoniously kissed the ...

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Bhiksha Patra of Lord Buddha Found in Kabul Museum is Fake

A stone bowl believed to be a begging bowl of Buddha is presently displayed in the National Museum in Kabul, Afghanistan but a team of two experts from India who visited Kabul in May, 2014 for the verification of the bowl failed to find any resembance, leave alone other evidence to date it to the period, "The available evidence does ...

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Chinese Researchers develop Super Powered Batteries Chargeable in 7 seconds

In a breakthrough, a super powered battery was developed by Chinese scientists that may revolutionize the battery-charging problem for many smartphones and electronic devices. The battery is based on a super capacitor with better energy capacity using nitrogen and graphene-like carbon. “We are able to make carbon a much better super capacitor,” said Huang Fuqiang, a researcher at the Shanghai ...

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Miss World 2015: Top 5 Finalists Announced

The world beauty pageant for Miss World 2015, being held in Sanya in China opened with the announcement of the top 4 finalists from the 10 out of 20 beauties selected from the world participants. They are Indonesia, Lebanon, Russia and Jamaica. Miss World 2015, will be the 65th edition of the Miss World pageant at the Crown of Beauty Theatre ...

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New IPL Teams of Pune, Rajkot Pick Dhoni, Suresh Raina

With the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals suspended for two years, their captains found new home on Tuesday when newly formed IPL teams Pune and Rajkot picked them up respectively for a huge reserve amount. The Pune team owned by Sanjeev Goenka picked up Mahendra Singh Dhoni first for the stipulated price of Rs. 12.5 crore and his India ...

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Jayalalithaa Seeks Rs.5000 Crore for Slum Unseated Flood Victims

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has demanded the Centre to give more money for rehabilitation of floodv victims in the state and in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she sought Rs.5,000 crore for the purpose. Jayalalithaa said at least 50,000 multi-storied tenements are required to house the flood affected families on a land to be provided free ...

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Home Minister presents Padma Vibhushan to veteran actor Dilip Kumar

Padma Vibhushan, the highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, was presented to veteran actor Dileep Kumar (Mohammad Yusuf Khan) as was announced on the Republic Day of 2015 for his exceptional and distinguished service. Dilip Kumar was to receive the Padma Vibhushan at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on April 8, 2015 in New Delhi, but he could ...

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Indian Nuclear Power Plants Share Pristine Environment

The exclusion zones that surround the Indian nuclear power plants are blessed with a spectrum of wildlife. Unlike fossil fuel based power production, nuclear power is a clean-air technology that doesn’t emit any pollution and is friendly to the environment. Besides this inherent strength, two things are regularly happening in the sites of Nuclear Power Corporation of Indian Limited (NPCIL) ...

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TIME Launches Time India Awards

TIME has launched the TIME India Awards, a recognition of leadership in Indian manufacturing. McKinsey & Company is the knowledge partner on this project. The TIME India Award winners will be announced on February 13, 2016 in Mumbai and will be presented to three leaders in the categories of innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable manufacturing. TIME will release a short list ...

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PM announces ex-gratia for Chennai Flood Victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 2 lakhs each, from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods dues to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. An ex-gratia relief of Rs. 50,000 has also been sanctioned from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for ...

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Chennai Airport Allows Day-time Flights from 6 a.m Today

Day time all weather operations for domestic commercial flights from Chennai Airport will commence from today at 6 AM(6th December, 2015). DGCA will review the situation for night operations later today. Four ferry flights that were parked at Chennai Airport departed for Delhi, Mumbai and Port Blair yesterday (Saturday) while one Cargo flight Singcargo B747 departed for Singapore via Bangalore. ...

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NCMC reviews rescue and relief operations in Tamil Nadu floods

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met today under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary, Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha to review the flood situation in Tamil Nadu. The Cabinet Secretary took a detailed review of the flood situation including the rescue and relief measures undertaken by Tamil Nadu government and assistance provided by central government. Chennai did not experience heavy rainfall ...

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Bullet Train Project: Feasibility Study Over

A joint feasibility study for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor, co-financed by Indian Railways and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been completed in July 2015 and the cost of 505 km long high speed line is estimated at approximately ₹ 98,000 crore. The Government of Japan has given an assistance package proposal for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor involving technical, Operation ...

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