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Traffic Signal to Mystery Ball: What is There on Mars?

In another rare photo, Curisoity on Mars found a perfectly spherical ball, in addition to the traffic signal-like object photographed earlier. NASA has released photos taken by its rover Curiosity further stretching man’s curiosity about the Mars. It is not the question of water on Mars that ruled human mind for decades but entirely new one that too of a ...

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Delhi High Court Raps ‘unrecognized’ IIPM, Asks Not to Use MBA, BBM for its Management Courses

In a rare gesture of disapproval, Delhi High Court ordered Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) of Arindam Chaudhuri not to use terms such as MBA, BBA or any such tag for the courses it offers as it has not been recognised by any statutory body, leaving alone calling itself a management school, business school or B-school. The ...

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Bigg Boss 8: First Elimination List Out, Includes Gautam, Sonali, Sukirti, Serbian Model Natasha

The Salman Khan-hosted ‘Bigg Boss 8’ came with its first nomination of elimination list that includes the four nominated person for eviction — Gautam Gulati, Sonali Raut, Sukirti Kandpal and Serbian model Natasa Stankovic. The show kicked off last weekend with the host Salman Khan promising more twists this season in the backdrop of an airoplane-shaped house where the contestants ...

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Tattoo-like ‘electronic skin’ wear detects heart attacks, epilepsy, skin dehydration

Here is a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can detect heart attacks, Parkinson’s disease or epilepsy attacks, store your body information and deliver medicine to your body, besides collecting patient health, treatment and monitoring at one time. Researchers in the US have created an ‘electronic skin’ that can store and transmit data about a person’s movements, receive diagnostic information and ...

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‘Tried Our Best to Save Alliance with BJP,’ says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena slammed Bharatiya Janata Party for separation, after they broke-up due to the seat sharing tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena for Maharashtra polls, on Friday. Shiv Sena said in an editorial, in its official mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ that they tried their best to save the alliance for the cause of Maharashtra. "We tried our level best to ...

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Islamic State ‘brand’ gains ground among Asian militants

A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group`s brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region, in Manila. More than 100 people from Southeast Asia`s Muslim majority countries of Indonesia and Malaysia ...

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India-China Border Stand-Off Resolved, says Sushma Swaraj

The two week stand-off at the border in Ladakh by India and China has been resolved on Thursday, said Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. Describing the resolution of the issue as a "big accomplishment”, Swaraj said that the troops from both sides will start withdrawal on Friday and complete by September 30. She said, "The bad phase will end and by ...

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China begins withdrawal of troops ending one-week standoff

What began last week as another serious standoff between India and China with Chinese road-building workers with PLA cover barged the Indian territory and insisting they have orders to build a road 5-km inside India evoking strong protests from New Delhi with the Chinese envoy in New Delhi on Thursday finally paid off. Indian External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said ...

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‘Make in India’ Campaign: Modi Says to ‘Trust Each Other’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious ‘Make in India’ campaign to make the country a global manufacturing hub before the domestic as well as global industrialists in New Delhi, on Thursday. Modi said, "After what we have done and what I hear from you, I don`t think I need to assure you any further on ‘Make in India’." While ...

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BJP-Shiv Sena Poll Alliance in Maharashtra gets Collapse

The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena’s alliance is over, sources claimed on Thursday. After failing to resolve the seat-sharing deadlock with the Shiv Sena, sources said that they have given up year-old alliance with Shiv Sena. As BJP president Amit Shah had decided to cancel his trip to Mumbai for second time, the developments of the issue took place. In order to ...

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India’s Top 100 Richest People: Next to Mukesh Ambani comes Sun Pharma as Cadila, Aurobindo, Ranbaxy Founders Mushroom List

Forbes has announced its list of top 100 richest billionaires in India and half of the top eight are from the pharma sector which is surging ahead of other sectors by mere numbers that India has in its 100 Plus billion population. Founder of Sun Pharmaceutical to Singh brothers of Ranbaxy that was sold to Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo for $4 ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Leave for US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for the United States on a five-day high profile visit on Thursday evening. Modi is to have over 30 engagements during his visit. Meetings with US administration, Heads of state, businessmen and NRI community is scheduled to hold by the Prime Minister. Before addressing the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New ...

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PM Narendra Modi to Launch ‘Make in India’ Campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ‘Make in India’ programme, inviting industrialists to pave way for making India a manufacturing hub that will help boost jobs and growth, on Thursday. Ahead of his first US visit, the campaign is expected to give a collective thrust to manufacturing in India and would seek greater foreign investment in the country. The ...

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Gun deaths twice among African Americans in US: Study

Gun deaths are twice among African Americans compared to white citizens in the US, says a study of the national figures in the past decade over variation in firearms deaths by ethnicity and state. The researchers studied all recorded gun deaths across the USA between 2000 and 2010, including murders, suicides, and random unintentional shooting, from the Injury Statistics Query ...

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Adnan Rasool of Lahore Lions Suspected of Teampering Ball Against KKR

In last evening match against KKR, Lahore Lions bowler Adnan Rasool has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the Oppo CLT20 match played in Hyderabad. The bowler was reported by on-field umpires Kumar Dharamsena and C. Shamshuddin, along with third umpire Anil Chaudhary, after the match and under the CLT20 Suspected Illegal Bowling Action policy, Rasool may ...

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Modi Inaugurates Food Park in Tumkur

To provide better facilities and infrastructure to the farmers of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch on Wednesday in Tumkur, Karnataka. After inaugurating a mega Food Park at the Vasanthanarsapura industrial belt, which is 90 km from Bangalore, Modi said, “For farmers to develop economically they need to be given facilities for better growth.” The park ...

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Mangalyaan: 5 Interesting Facts about India’s Mars Orbiter Mission

India on Wednesday created history by becoming the first country to succeed on its maiden Mars mission when its Mangalyaan was successfully placed into the Martian orbit in a record time of three hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Bangalore to watch Mangalyaan enter the red planet’s orbit, congratulate the scientists ...

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