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Government to initiate case against Nestle

Government decides to take strict action against Nestle after the final report as only one out of thirteen samples of Maggi Noodles were found to be genuine. The press release states that on receipt of an email from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and newspaper reports, the Department of Food Safety, Ministry of Health, the Food ...

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Maggi Row: Bachchan, Madhuri, Preity Face Notice, What’s Next?

The extensive testing results revealed by the Maggi authorities say, "No excess lead" in maggi Noodles. "We understand that consumers are concerned by the reports, that the Uttar Pradesh have found elevated levels of lead in a sample pack of Maggi Noodles. We are fully cooperating with the authorities who are conducting the tests and we are awaiting their results," ...

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Micromax Canvas A1 AQ4502 Launched with Android One to Cheer You Up

Refresh your life with all-new Micromax Canvas A1 AQ4502 with Android One which is perfectly tuned for a better Android experience. The newly launched Canvas A1 is designed to be faster and responsive thereby ensuring the users to stay updated with the latest version of Android OS. Features of Canvas A1 AQ4502: The Android Lollipop 5.1 smartphone offers better notifications ...

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Mahesh Babu’s ‘Brahmotsavam’ Shooting to Begin July 10

Telugu actor Mahesh Babu’s next film “Brahmotsavam” kicks off shooting process with the cast hitting the floor on July 10, the day ‘Bahubali’ will be released in the two states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. ‘Brahmotsavam’ director Srikanth Addala said the film will be “a neat family entertainer” and Mahesh Babu is paired with Rakul Preet Singh and Praneetha Subhash ...

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CSIR, Lucknow Succeeds to Sequence ‘Tulsi’ Plant’s Whole Genome

India’s miracle plant ‘Tulsi’ or Holy Basil has been successfully gene-sequenced (genome) by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) scientists heralding new research avenues in extracting medicinal properties, espoused since the ancient Ayurvedic times. CSIR said the gene sequencing will help synthesize secondary metbolites in basil for therapeutic properties, which has been made possible with the sequencing of ...

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 in 190 countries, 11 Languages, 3 Versions

Microsoft is releasing its new operating system Windows 10 across 190 countries in 111 languages to cater the personal computing experience integrating all the devices including handsets, tablets and personal computers for the first time. “We have designed Windows 10 to deliver a more personal computing experience across a range of devices,” said Microsoft. Windows 10 will power a broad ...

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How more than 1600 space applications revolutionised our lives?

From home-based BP machines to camera pixels to hi-fi MRI and CAT scans, more than 1,600 applications originally developed for space applications have made their way into our daily lives revolutionising our life-style, said ISRO chief A.S. Kiran Kumar. He said most of these innovations do not come from a single new technology but come from an existing technology that ...

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K-CET Results Announced, Counselling Next Week Onwards

The Karnataka examination board has published the results and ranking of candidates who have appeared in the Common Entrance Exam 2015 for admission into various engineering and medical and allied courses. Originally they were to be published on May 26 but delayed due to strikes and other technical problems as ever. Click the link below to see the official website ...

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US scientists develop single molecule diode, revolutionise nanoscale technology

Scientists have managed to develop a working diode made of a single molecule, first of its kind that will revolutionise the way nanoscale tech world functions. Latha Venkataraman, associate professor of applied physics at the University of Columbia, Berkeley, says the device is 50 times better than any known nano device. “Our new device represents the ultimate in functional miniaturisation ...

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No Job for Muslim Boy? Not Surprising in ‘Vegetarian’ Nation!

In a country whose ancient civilization has deep roots in exclusive policy than inclusive beginning with the Manu system to modern Hindutva, it should not come as a surprise that an MBA graduate has been denied job. While many private companies surruptitiously deny jobs to the Muslim candidates unless they are from rich and foreign-education background, it should not come ...

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ISRO Testing Own Space Observatory ‘Astrosat’ for Launch in October

India will launch its own first dedicated space observatory similar to NASA’s Hubble to study deep space data about stars, galaxies and black holes, said ISRO, which has launched Mars Orbiter successfully last year. With the assembly of the 1650-kg space mission over, intense testing will be done to ensure the mission’s five-year orbit around Earth at 650-km speed equatorially, ...

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Meet Indian-Origin Boy Who Won Intel Young Scientist Award

Befitting Indians’ quest for kinowledge since ancient times, Indian boys in the US are bringing accolades to the field of science that knows no boundaries or genes. Meet Karan Jerath, 18, was awarded this year’s prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award in the United States for his device that works undersea and quickly shuts down oil spills from disasters. A ...

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Why India is Wooing Mexico, Colombia?

India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is leading a delegation to Mexico and Colombia from Monday to Thursday to foster mutual cooperation in the area of hydrocarbons and to seek long-term linkages for the nation’s energy security. Pradhan will meet his counterparts as well as leaders of the hydrocarbon industry in both the Latin American countries and going by the delegation ...

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UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern to Change Soon?

Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister in the PMO, assured his party’s youth wing students from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Saturday that the Modi government wiull do away with rural and urban divide in recruiting future civil servants. The Civil Services exam for the IAS and Allied Services is held by the Union Public services Commission (UPSC) every year and ...

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