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SAVI Laser Camera to Replace Long Lenses to Capture Distant Photography: Indian Origin US Scientist

Two US university labs have developed a unique camera that can ditch the long lenses ore even telescopes to capture distant images, using holography technique called SAVI. It employs a single beam, multiple images and sophisticated software to capture detailed images from a distance. The technique stands for ‘Synthetic Apertures for long-range, subdiffraction-limited Visible Imaging’ and it uses coherent light ...

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7 New Miniature Frog Species Found in Western Ghats

Delhi University researchers found seven species of miniature frogs which are smaller than a child’s thumbnail in the Western Ghats with vividly different traits of insect-like calls and secretive habitats. Unlike other frogs which are active during the night time, these frogs are active both in night and day time. Out of seven species, four measure just 12.2 to 15.4 ...

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Budget 2017-18: Different in Style, Progressive in Spirit

Budget 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday has three significant changes embedded in it but the significant change above all these cosmetic features is the progressive improvement in spirit. First, presentation of Budget advanced to 1st February to enable the Ministries to operationalise all activities from the commencement of the financial year. Secondly, merger of Railways Budget ...

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Why Mahesh Babu’s ‘Brahmotsavam’ Failed? Blame it on Post-Production ?

When Telugu actor Mahesh Babu’s 2012 film ‘Businessman’ failed despite following close on the heels of the success of ‘Dookudu’, the reason was attributed to rushing the post-production to fewer days than the industry average of months together. When Microfinance Monitor pointed out the real reason, few takers were there for the theory of less post-production time for some of ...

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Google Kills Hangout on Air, Launches Duo Video-Calling App; To Release Allo Next

Google has launched the much-awaited Duo, video calling app, similar or slightly tweaked version of other popular video calling options such as Apple’s FaceTime, Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s Messenger app. In an official Blog, Google Principal Software Engineer Justin Uberti has posted the features of Google Duo, which he introduced as a simple 1-to-1 video calling app for everyone. Notwithstanding, ...

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Why PM Modi’s 3rd Independence Day Speech Radically Different? (Photos)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s third address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 70th Independence Day, Monday, is noticeably different from his earlier two speeches delivered from the podium in the past, indicating a huge and radical shift in Modi Think-Wave. While rhetoric was pervasive with references to Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, ...

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CBSE Results Available on BING Now

As students of Class 12th CBSE board exam 2016 are awaiting eagerly for the results to be announced at 12 noon tomorrow, Saturday May 21, 2016, there is another beacon of light here. In case the website crashes under surge in traffic, students can visit Bing, the search engine of Microsoft directly and check their results, thereby eliminating host of ...

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Bangalore Real Estate Crisis Looms Larger, says Cushman Report

The real estate research firm Cushman & Wakefield, which has merged with DTZ recently, unveiled a gloomy picture of Bangalore property market as the new year dawned upon. The launch of new units drastically came down compared to previous years as home sales have hit the bottom level, it said. New unit launches in Bangalore plunged to 62% to 15,600 ...

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Pollution in Delhi Slightly Better This Winter, Shows SAFAR

Pollution levels in New Delhi have registered a slightly better record this year compared to alst year with a slight improvement but no reason to celebrate either, said Gufran Beig, project director of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR), He said the levels of the dangerous fine particulate matter PM 2.5 had not reached the levels ...

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Samsung Galaxy On5, Galaxy On7 Launched with Slight Variation

Samsung has priced its latest Galaxy On series smartphone Samsung Galaxy On5 at Rs.8,990, and Samsung Galaxy On7 at Rs. 10,990, both sporting varying features and many similarities. Both On series smartphones sport the dual-SIM dual-4G and operate on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, to be available from tonight after mid-night on Flipkart exclusively in black and gold colours. While the Galaxy ...

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Mummification Prevalent in Bronze Age Britain: Study

Based on microscopic bone analysis of British skeletons, researchers said Britons too mummified their dead during the Bronze Age and they practised exotic, novel and bizarre funerary rituals, said archaeologists at the University of Sheffield. Dr Tom Booth analysed skeletons at several Bronze Age burial sites across the UK and a collaborative team from the University of Sheffield found that ...

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Vijay Starrer Puli All Set to be Released Tomorrow: Check Out Some Interesting Facts

Ilayathalapathy Vijay starer Puli is all set to be released on 1st October, 2015. Puli has already broken several records and creating huge wave in Indian Cinema. The film ‘Puli’ has many features to attract audience to the theater. Actress Sridevi is making her comeback in Tamil films with this fantasy flick after almost three decades. Seeing her sharing screen ...

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Vijay-Starrer ‘Puli’ Already Houseful in Chennai

After breaking several records, Ilayathalapathy Vijay Starrer ‘Puli’ is creating a huge wave in Indian Cinema, especially in Tamil as more than 3,500 screens worldwide have been booked for the film’s release. All the theatres showing the film in Tamil have already reported housefull in Tamil Nadu,  especially in Chennai, as booking began on Friday and by Saturday afternoon it ...

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Why Stampede of Hajj 2015 Worst in 25 Years?

The Mina tragedy at Hajj has seen 719 pilgrims killed including 18 Indians, while the more than 1000 were injured but stampedes are unlikely to subside despite best efforts anywhere in the world. In 2006 stampede, 364 pilgrims were killed and more than 1000 people were injured on the final day of a symbolic stoning ritual at the hajj pilgrimage ...

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