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2014 Indian IT Sector Highlights

Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around and has been upbeat for the past six months, especially in the post-elections phase, with a stable central government in place, stakeholders said. “We have seen enterprises and product firms stabilising, delivering more business value and bringing transformation to their ...

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2014 Indian Tech Review: IT industry Succeeds in innovation with double-digit growth

Indian IT industry has recovered from a slowdown and managed to sustain a double-digit growth in the $120-billion segment that had a remarkable 2014, consolidating operations and using disruptive technologies, which ensures innovation to shed the old and adapt new. Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around ...

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India Beats Sri Lanka by 6 Wickets in 2nd ODI; Highlights

India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International series with a comfortable six-wicket win against Sri Lanka at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Electing to bat, Sri Lanka scored 274 for eight, thanks largely to captain Angelo Mathews’ unbeaten 92 and Kumar Sangakkara (61). In reply, a 122-run partnership for the second wicket between Shikhar ...

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Annual Austerity Measure Again, Govt Axes First Class Privileges to Officials

As is the case every year, the Department of Expenditure in Finance Ministry has issued austerity instructions to cut down non-developmental expenditure, a year after the last one issued on 18th September 2013. “Such measures are intended at promoting fiscal discipline, without restricting the operational efficiency of the Government,” defended the government while issuing the guidelines. Cut in Non-Plan expenditure: ...

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How Chimpanzees Plan, Risk and Relish Fruity Breakfast?

Not only humans but even chimpanzees are adept at planning their breakfast and taking into consideration the time, menu and their social gathering, said a new study conducted in in the west-African Tai National Park in Cote d’Ivore. Led by Karline Janmaat from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, the study showcase the kind of competition among the ...

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ISL 2014: Chennaiyin FC beat Kerala Blasters 2-1

Chennaiyin FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on  Tuesday, a day before Deepavali here. Elano Blumer (14th minute) and Bernard Mendy (63rd) scored for the hosts while Iain Hume came up with the lone goal for Kerala Blasters in the 50th minute. The Chennaiyin side went ...

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Modi-Obama Meet: India, US to Fight Terrorism Together

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have agreed to make “joint and concerted efforts” to dismantle safe havens for terror and criminal networks like LeT, JeM, D-company, al Qaeda and Haqqani network, on Tuesday. The duos have also agreed that the two countries will take steps to disrupt financial and tactical support to these terror outfits during ...

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Uruguay vs Costa Rica Match Review, Highlights

This year’s FIFA world cup in Brazil has already had a couple of upsets to begin with. But perhaps none more shocking than Uruguay’s 3-1 loss to minnows Costa Rica. The 2010 world cup semi finalists were clearly outplayed by their Central American opposition who has now widely opened up Group D. Uruguay was the first team to open their ...

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