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ISRO Adds Human Angle to Space Missions, Taking Cue From ‘MARTIAN’ Film

Beyond man launch in next mission, Indian Space Research Organisations (ISRO) is also contemplating the mechanism to rescue its astronauts in case of mid-space abortion of a mission. In case ...

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Climate Change: India Furnishes INDCs, Sets $206 Billion Spend in 15 Years

As announced earlier, India unveiled today its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) coinciding with Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, which entails a target for a 33-35 percent ...

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India Sets up Green Climate Fund with Rs.350 Crore Budget

The Government has established the National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC) with a budget provision of Rs. 350 Crores for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17, with an estimated requirement ...

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Baahubali vs Magadheera: How They Stack Up?

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Director S.S. Rajamouli can proudly look back and say he has top two memorable films made in Telugu which can stand out forever. When his earlier magnum opus “Magadheera” was ...

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Vivo to ‘Make in India’ mobiles at Noida Assembly Unit

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo, which said it is aiming at 5 to 6 percent of the market share in India said it would start manufacturing mobiles at its Noida Unit ...

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MERS Outbreak: Samsung Hospital Offers Apology as South Korea Gears up with $9 Billion

South Korea is buckling under MERS pressure with four more cases reported on Wednesday, fearing the imminent outbreak at the crossroads, departing from its last week stand that the disease ...

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NASA Seeks $30 Million for Jupiter Moon ‘Europa’ Probe Mission in 2020s

As Arthur C. Clarke once speculated that the moon is the best bet to find extra-terrestrial or alien life in the space, so is NASA preparing to send a mission ...

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World Environment Day: PM Modi to Kick Off Plantation Drive from Home First

Begin with your home first is an ancient advice and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take it literally planting a sapling on Friday to kick off the World Environment Day. ...

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Cabinet Okays ISRO Plan for 15 PSLV Missions Costing Rs.3090 crore

The Union Cabinet approved ISRO’s proposal to continue the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program with 15 new operational flights  from PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50, costing Rs.3,090 crore. The cabinet gave ...

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One Rank One Pension Scheme Accepted but Legalities Pending: Minister

The principle of One Rank One Pension for the Armed Forces has been accepted by the government, said defence minister Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to a question in ...

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Sensex Plunges after Budget Presentation, FMCG Most Hit

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Saturday plunged 209 points or 0.72 percent down in late afternoon trade after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2015-16 in the ...

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Budget Live: Finance Minister Presenting Budget in Lok Sabha

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached parliament with the iconic briefcase containing the budget papers at 10 am this morning and he will present his first full-year budget for the ...

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Railways to digitize mapping, tap advertising potential

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said that encroachment on the Railway Land is a serious issue and to counter this, digitized mapping of land records has been initiated ...

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3 out of 20000 Suggestions make way into Railway Budget

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said there was an overwhelming response from the social media in terms of recommendations to better the railways but only few of them made ...

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‘Happy New Year’ Promotion Takes Bollywood Knock at Hollywood Doors (PHOTOS)

In a major push for ultra-modern publicity stunts, Shahrukh Khan-Farah Khan joint venture “Happy New Year” has seen huge PR events both inside India and abroad in the US at ...

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Modi Govt to Raise Income Tax Exemptions in Budget Presentation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who vouched for no-tax regime during his electioneering but relented later, is now pondering soaps amounting to tax exemption of up to Rs.5 lakhs for all ...

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‘Race Gurram’ Review, Opening Day Box Office Collections Cross Rs.6.3 Crore

Telugu latest ilm ‘Race Gurram’ starred by Allu-Arjun throughout has finally proved successful on the opening day with box office collections of Rs.6.3 crore, slightly less than the recent hits ...

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India to double R&D budget

India has decided to double the expenditure in Research and Develpoment (R&D) and major initiatives were being taken by India in super computing, material sciences, genomics, nano sciences and plant ...

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