Assassin’s Creed: China, India, Russia Assassins to Figure in Next 3 Episodes

For the first time new version of the popular game “Assasin’s Creed” in its next version “The Chronicles” will have three different assassins from three countries of India, China and Russia. From China, Shao Jun, a female assassin seeking vengeance in the year 1526 belonging to the ancient Ming Dynasty will figure in the first story, while in the second ...

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Today is World Autism Day, Blue Everywhere?

April 2 is observed as the World Austism Awareness Day and many monuments around the world have turned blue marking the occasion. It is officially World Autism Awareness Day! Join the #LIUB movement at http://t.co/y9jTXiI36o pic.twitter.com/rUbsnQlFPI— Autism Speaks (@autismspeaks) April 2, 2015 In New York, landmark buildings like the Empire State Building will show blue on top while the Prince’s ...

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NASA Curiosity Rover Images Show Traces of Flowing Water, Minerals on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars surface has taken pictures of two-tone mineral veins at a site called “Garden City”. The view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows a network of two-tone mineral veins. The veins combine light and dark material measuring up to about 2.5 inches (6 centimeters) above the surrounding rock, and their widths range ...

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How Animals Sense Earthquake 23 Days in Advance?

From ancient times, it was known that animals act strange enough to predict some natural disaster and now Cambridge University researchers are able to correlate directly the earthquake occurrence with  strange animal behaviour based on both scientific and empirical data. The team of researchers studied animals in Peru’s Yanachaga National Park and recorded their behavior before and during 23 days ...

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IAF Evacuates Indian Nationals from Djibouti

Indian nationals who left Yemen and taken to Djibouti were brought home by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2 of its heavy transport aircraft on Thursday. In a well coordinated operation involving multi agencies, IAF deployed two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, on Wednesday. These aircraft took off from Delhi early on Wednesday morning and reached Djibouti and brought back ...

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Five-Year Foreign Trade Policy Unveiled by Nirmala Sitharaman

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has unveiled the BJP government’s New Foreign Trade Policy for the period 2015-2020 on Wednesday with two new schemes called “Merchandise Exports From India Scheme” and “Services Exports From India Scheme” introduced. The new five year Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 provides a framework for increasing exports of goods and services as well as generation ...

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India Indirect Taxes Collection Exceeds Target

The Indirect Taxes collections for the Financial Year (FY) 2014-15 has exceeded the Revised Estimates (RE) target of FY 2014-15 by Rs. 4,000 crore, said the Ministry of Finance. The total collections as on 31.03.2015 is Rs.5,46,479 crore based on the provisional report as against the Revised Estimates target of Rs. 542,325 crore for the FY 2014-15. The Provisional Collections ...

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Preet Bharara: Wall Street prosecutor or ambitious anti-Indian manipulator?

By Arun Kumar The enviable record of Wall Street’s Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bhrara, known in India for his dogged prosecution of an Indian diplomat, has put him in the limelight, but some have also questioned his methods. Time magazine put him on the cover and Vanity Fair described him as “Wall Street’s most fearsome foe”. recalled the Washington Post while ...

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