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Maharashtra Rolls Out Carpet for Investors: ‘Make in Maharashtra’ in 30 Days

In support of Modi’s ambitious project Make in India, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis takes initiative to begin ‘Make in Maharashtra’ policy rolling out carpet for industrialists assuring the investments proposals will be cleared and granted within a month, on Monday. As per reports from IANS, Fadnavis has decided to set up an Empowered Group of Secretaries of various key ...

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‘11 Against Ebola’ Campaign Launches with Football Players

In an aim to raise global awareness in the fight against ebola by UN, some of the world’s top football players including Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Neymar Jr have joined the UN effort, a UN spokesperson said on Monday. The World Bank launched a new campaign on Monday called "11 Against Ebola" with football players from some of ...

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‘We are United by the Ideals of Democracy’ Says Modi to Australian Parliament

Prime Ministr Narendra Modi will head to Fiji on Tuesday evening after his Australian visit, where he hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Tony Abbot and addressed the Australian Parliament in Canberra this morning. Modi is the first Indian PM to address the Australian Parliament. Addressing the gathering, Modi raised his voice against terrorism, which he mentioned as a major ...

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Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev gets ‘Z’ category security; Who’s Next?

When the country’s richest man Mukesh Ambani was given ‘Z’ category security by the congress government, there was furore and he sought to pay the expenditure himself but not so under the new government. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has been provided ‘Z’ category security by the central government in view of threats to him, official sources said on Monday without ...

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Inexpensive, Inflatable Incubator to Reduce Premature Infant Deaths

A researcher from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a low-cost, inflatable baby incubator for use in the developing world in order to reduce the number of deaths resulting from premature births. The incubator MOM provides the same performance as an expensive modern incubation system, but costs just 250 pounds (Rs.24,206.79) to manufacture, test and transport to the desired location, ...

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Salman Khan Sister Arpita Wedding Brings 121-year-old Falaknuma Palace Back to Glory

Tomorrow’s wedding at 121-year-old Faluknama Palace of the erstwhile Nizam will bring not only the past glory to the centre of attraction in Hyderabad city but also the glitterati attending the event will make it one of the most unnerving moments for the local police and government. Built in 1893 by Nizam’s Prime Minister Nawab Vaqar-ul-Umra, the palace was one ...

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Karnataka to Launch E-Waste Recycling Drive to Recover Metals

In regard to recover precious metals, including gold, silver, copper and palladium, from electronic products, computers and peripherals, Karnataka has taken a lead in e-waste recycling. IT Minister S.R. Patil told IANS, "We have tied up with the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) and e-waste recycler e-Parisaraa to set up a 100-tonne per annum integrated processing plant near ...

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Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian Joins Foreign Celebs Jade, Pamela, Claudia, Sunny to Appear on Colors TV Show

Kim Kardashian will become the next foreign celebrity to appear on Bigg Boss series. Jade Goody, Shilpa Shetty’s co-participant in Big Brother series in UK, appeared in Season 2 of Bigg Boss, amid news that she was suffering from cancer and made everybody teary-eyed in the episode. Later, Hollywood model Claudia Ciesla appeared on Bigg Boss in season 3 and ...

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Cold Fusion Research to be Restored

Ponting out it has the potential to provide answers to the country’s energy problems, some top nuclear scientists urge India’s new government to revive research on "cold fusion.” In the 1990s, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai had done some work on cold fusion, now called Low Energy Nuclear Reactions or LENR, but abandoned the research 18 years ...

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Salman sister Arpita Khan’s Sangeeth ceremony: SRK Joins, Atul Clicks Famous Photo

Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan joined estranged co-star Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan’s sangeeth ceremony at their Galaxy Apartments on Sunday evening. Arpita Khan is all set to tie the knot with Aayush Sharma and had a complete family affair as the Mehendi ceremony started at her Galaxy residence in Mumbai on Sunday, ahead of the final ceremony at Falaknuma Palace ...

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Allphones Arena Lends Ears to Modi: ‘Live for Nation’ Says PM

It seems to be like another Madison Square Garden Event in Allphones Arena as the Olympic Park is filled with cheering crowd of over 16,000, who are eagerly waiting to witness the event and are keen to hear Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Monday here. While Modi was received by New South Wales Premier Mike Baird, Baird said, ...

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Facebook to Become More Official with ‘Facebook at Work’

In a bid to become an integral part of office life, the social networking site Facebook is reportedly working on a new version of its service to make your working hours more productive, said reports. The new service called "Facebook at Work" will allow employees to have work-friendly chats, connect with business partners, document collaboration and increase storage facilities. It ...

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Kim Kardashian to appear in ‘Bigg Boss 8’ as guest on Nov. 22

Kim Kardashian will drop in at "Bigg Boss 8" house to meet the inmates on November 22, said Andre Timmins, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment. But Colors TV has not confirmed it so far, nor denied the report. The 34-year-old will be seen in the Bigg Boss house Nov 22 as a guest to interact with the contestants Karishma Tanna, Diandra ...

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Nehru’s 125th Birth Anniversary: Congress to Kick-Off International Conference Today

The Congress party is all set to kick-off its two-day long international conference to commemorate India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary on Monday. The conference will be held on Monday, November 17 and 18 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. About 55 world leaders are reportedly invited for the two-day mega event organised by Congress whereas Prime ...

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Sydney Welcomes Modi, Thousands Keen to Attend India-Aus Unity Event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday heads towards Sydney with his ambitious project “Make in India”, after attending the high profile G20 Summit in Australia. Allphones Arena in Sydney is all set to welcome the PM, who will attend the mega community event organised by Indian diaspora. While leaving to Sydney, thanking Brisbane, Modi tweeted on his micro blogging site, ...

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Cure to cold-induced pain found in mustard, garlic receptor

Some people experience cold as a painful sensation. Researchers have now found that the cure to this sensation could be in the olfactory receptors that react to pungent substances like mustard and garlic. The reason is that spices affect nerves that are part of the pain system. In other words, the same receptor for mustard and garlic that irritates the ...

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India to have new surrogacy law soon

Much in the news for all the wrong reasons, surrogacy in India will soon be a regulated sector with the government bringing in a law to govern all aspects of the process like compensation, age and consent of the surrogate mother. “The final draft bill is now lying with the law ministry and, after being cleared, will be presented before ...

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