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India Ranks 3rd with $11 Bln in Money Transfers From US: Report

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India has been ranked in the third top spot for remittances, receiving a total of $11.75 billion from friends, family and businesses in 2015, while Mexico was on top with $25.68 billion, followed by China with $16.23 billion in the second position, said a new study by personal finance comparison website finder.com. Based on the World Bank data of remittances ...

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CES 2017: Portable 3D Projector Launched with JBL Sound

LAS VEGAS: Leading smart projector manufacturer XGIMI launches CC, a stylish, portable, smart 3D projector with sound from JBL, at CES Las Vegas on Thursday, the opening day of the three-day tech extravaganza. “We are delighted to be launching our newest product at such an important industry event. We want to bring incredible images and sound into everyone’s homes without ...

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Agni 5 Successfully Test-Fired, What it Means?

Agni-5, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by DRDO on Monday at 1100hrs from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha, enabling deployment of nuclear weapons capability from a canister on a road mobile launcher. The full range test-flight of the missile has further boosted the indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence level of the country. All the Radars, ...

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India Signs Ocean Exploration Pact, to Match China in Indian Ocean Seabed Exploration

After protesting China’s exploration of seabed in its vicinity and seabed, India has signed a pact with International Seabed Authority for Exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean on 26th September, 2016 in New Delhi, said minister YS Chowdhary in a written reply in Lok Sabha on November 23, 2016. The contract provides India the exclusive rights of exploration in ...

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India, China to be Wary as IMF Warns of Protectionism Hype Next Year

While India is going agogue with its Pakistan-centric foreign policy, IMF has warned both India and China that the global economic growth will remain subdued this year following a slowdown in the United States and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The IMF, in its October 2016 World Economic Outlook, said India, continues to be resilient with its gross ...

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Cloth Masks Worn by Nurses, Traffic Cops Dubious, Ineffective: Study

It is mere a psychological re-assurance to medical fraternity, especially nurses and the most visible traffic cops in cities who wear them religiously but not realising that they are durbious and ineffective giving them a false sense of security, scientists have warned. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in a first of its kind study, tested disposable surgical masks ...

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Kabali TV Trailer in Telugu Fails to Entice Viewers, Why?

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Kabali, unlike Rajinikanth’s other dubbed movies in Telugu, lacks the baritone the actor is famous for and the TV ad clearly comes a notch down making it one of the most disappointing dubbings ever done for the hero, whose ‘Robo’ was last received with immense popularity. The Tamil film of Kabali is based on a novel story of a gangster, ...

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India to ratify Paris Climate Pact on April 22: Prakash Javadekar

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Reiterating India’s commitment to carbon emission reduction, Union Environment, Forests & Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said India, along with 100 other nations would ratify the COP 21 Global Climate Agreement on April 22. The pact, COP 21, reached at Paris summit in December 2015 would be ratified at a high level signing ceremony to be convened at ...

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RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Upbeat on 7th Pay Panel Hikes, Start Ups

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has kept policy rate on hold at 6.75 percent on Tuesday, purportedly awaiting the government’s move in the direction when it unveils the Budget 2016-17 later this month. Monetary and Liquidity Measures remained the same as RBI has decided to: * keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.75 per ...

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Beijing Moves to Shut Down 2500 Polluting Firms, Will Delhi Learn From it?

Beijing and New Delhi, both capitals of Asia’s biggest neighbours and the most populated countries are facing similar fate though their culture and ruling styles differ. The life-threatening air pollution have shut down these cities during the Christmas weekend with highest pollution levels ever created. While Delhi took upon the European cities model of Odd-Even vehicular policy allowing only odd ...

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5th Islamic Microfinance Summit Held in Malaysia

The 5th Global Islamic Microfinance forum (GIMF) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was held on 24-25 November, 2015 and attended by the officials and delegates from 30 countries including Pakistan, Nigeria, Tajikistan, Canada, Tanzania, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Azerbaijan and many other countries, said a statement. The entire leadership unanimously unified their voice and support for the development of Islamic Microfinance ...

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After Europe, US, Japan, It’s China’s Turn to Vie for Large Hadron Collider

With the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) achieving the so-called ultimate triumph in particle physics with its Higgs Boson experiment in 2012, China has jumped the bandwagon while Japan is piggy-backing the CERN. India has already dug the earth in Tamil Nadu for its Netrino underground venture. What’s coming forth is that Chinese scientists at the Institute of High ...

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NASA Releases New Salt Rock Images of China

 Tectonic forces are pushing the Kuqa basin (China) beneath the Tien Shan mountains as part of the ongoing collision between the Indian subcontinent and Asia, with faults that serve as conduits for rising plugs of salt. Layers of rock rich with salt and other evaporites are quite different than other types of sedimentary rock. Salt is weak—one of the weakest ...

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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 cut in its carbon emission intensity by 2030. The base level was 2005 and it becomes a 25-year plan. However, the required percapita emission target was not set by India ...

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