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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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Himalayan Forest Thrush bird Named After Salim Ali as ‘Zoothera salimalii’

Father of Indian Ornithalogy or bird-watching has been honoured 29 years after his demise by his genre who named a newly discovered bird species after him, while a bat species was named after him earlier. The ‘Birdman of India’ was honoured by Goa with a bird sanctuary named after him. The bird, Himalayan Forest Thrush has been named Zoothera salimalii, ...

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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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Challakere in Karnataka Wakes up to Reality of Secret Nuclear City Underneath

Challakere in Karnataka has come under limelight not for its importance as a hub for travel buses enroute to Bangalore but for a fencing area under the Defence ministry, purported to be the nuclear city of future to generate the country’s nuclear power for submarines, weapons and even hydrogen bombs. The US magazine Foreign Policy has quoted a former PMO ...

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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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