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Google Doodle Today Pays Homage to Kannada Icon Rajkumar

Google Doodle, for the first time, came out of its Hindi-centric bias and honoured Kannadiga’s hero and actor Rajkumar on his 88th birth anniversary. Born as Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, but ...

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India in Space: Year End Review of ISRO’s Achievements in 2015

From positive news of Mars Orbiter Mission completing its task successfully and enhancing it lifespan for few more years, ISRO has made every Indian smile with pride in 2015. Hardwork, ...

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Bangalore-based Grameen Koota Gets Top Microfinance India Award 2015

Bangalore-based Grameen Koota has been awarded the Microfinance Organization of the Year (Large) 2015, at the 7th edition of the Microfinance India Awards ceremony held as part of the Inclusive ...

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Meet Girish Sahni, New CSIR Director General

Microbiologist Girish Sahni, the erstwhile director of CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh, has been appointed as the new director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), ...

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Cannes’ Acclaimed Film ‘Masaan’ to be Released on Friday, Will it Get Same Standing Ovation?

First-time director Neeraj Ghaywan’s much acclaimed movie ‘Masaan’ is all set for release on Friday, July 24 in more than 20 cities in India. The film ‘Masaan’ was showcased at the ...

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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, ...

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Meet Shubham Banerjee, Indian-Origin Teenager at Microsoft to Make Braille Printer

Shubham Baneerjee, who at 12 invented affordable Braille printer, has joined hands with tech giant Microsoft to incorporate his invention in Windows OS which will make the visually-impaired gain easy ...

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India Student Teams Reach Huntsville to Participate in NASA Rover Challenge 2015

Three Indian teams are participating for first time in the NASA annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge to be held from April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in ...

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ISRO gets Gandhi Peace Prize 2014

ISRO has been chosen for the award of Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014, in addition to the Indira Gandhi award announced last year and host of other honours ...

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National Sports Awards Schemes Revamped, to Videograph Selections

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has revised the Schemes of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award and Dronacharya Awards. In the revised Schemes, several ...

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A.S. Kiran Kumar Takes Charge as ISRO Chief, Space Secretary, Chairman of Space Commission

India’s space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar on Wednesday took charge as secretary of the department of space and also chairman of the Space Commission and the Indian space agency ...

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Fifa Ballon d’Or: Lewandowski Regrets voting for Ronaldo over teammate Neur

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has regretted his decision to vote Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo in the Fifa Ballon d’Or over his teammates Manuel Neuer and Bastian Schweinsteiger, but ...

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Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar appointed ISRO Chief as Radhakrishnan Retires

A.S.Kiran Kumar, another distinguished space scientist has been appointed as the secretary, department of space and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, an official statement said on Monday after the Appointments ...

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‘Je Suis Charlie’ Chant Celebs in Tribute to Charlie Hebdo at Golden Globe Awards ceremony

From George Clooney to Helen Mirren and Jared Leto – Hollywood celebrities at the 72nd Golden Globe award ceremony on Sunday night paid their tribute to the French magazine Charlie ...

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Mike Nichols, director of ‘Graduate’ Died, Aged 83

Mike Nichols, the director of famous Hollywood film “The Graduate”, died of heart attack on Thursday morning. Mike Nichols was one of the rare Hollywood personalities to receive an EGOT ...

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VICE PRESIDENT PRESENTS ‘LAKSHMIPAT SINGHANIA-IIM LUCKNOW NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS-2012’

The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari presented the ‘Lakshmipat Singhania-IIM Lucknow National leadership Awards-2012’ at a function here today. Addressing on the occasion, he said that the ...

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IIFA 2014: Four-Day Extravaganza Kicks Off in Florida

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony has taken off in Florida’s Thampa Bay with the Bollywood celebrities descending in the town to a four-day extravaganza. Priyanka Chopra, one ...

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Google’s Mapathon 2013 weighs to make India maps better

Google India has announced Mapathon 2013, a mapping competition, to improve Google Maps in India. The top 1,000 mappers will win Android tablets, smartphones, other gift vouchers, said Google India. ...

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2013 Grammy Awards Opening Show: Swift turns lucky for Brit awards too?

Taylor Swift is all set to open the 55th Grammy Awards show from the Los Angeles Staples Center, while reports are abuzz about the absence of Justin Bieber this time. ...

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WWDC 2012 Awards: It’s Gamers’ Day with Limbo, Deus Ex Winning top slots

Each year during WWDC Apple gives away gray, cubic statues for “excellence in iOS and Mac OS X app design and development.” Its Apple Design Award (ADA) winners for 2012 ...

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