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ISRO to Open Space Park in Bengaluru Next Month, Second One at Sriharikota in Pipeline

Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to open a 100-acre Space Park in Bangalore for the private industry to set up manufacturing base of space satellites and sub-systems required for burgeoning space business, while another is being planned near sriharikota, to be in the vicinity of India’s prime Spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at the 103rd Indian Science Congress ...

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India Appoints New Envoy to Pakistan

Close after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawz Sharif on his birthday, India has announced the appointment of diplomat Gautam H. Bambawale as next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan and he is slated to take over his new responsibility soon. Belonging to 1984 batch of Indian Foreign Service, Gautam H. Bambawale served ...

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Maldives No Longer Tax Haven for Indians?

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement for the exchange of information between India and Maldives with respect to taxes, which will stimulate effective exchange of information between the two countries which will help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance. This follows close on the heels of External Affairs ...

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Missing Middle: Microfinance Industry Hopes Small Finance Banks Will Fill Gap

Microfinance industry experts who addressed the annual Inclusive Finance Summit 2015 in New Delhi on Wednesday have expressed optimism that the new Small Finance Banks will fill the "missing middle" in reaching the unbanked and bottom of the pyramid. Eight out of 10 Small Finance Banks which have been given in-principle nod by RBI are microfinance institution (MFIs). While some ...

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Builders Lobby Chief Welcomes FDI in Real Estate

Following the Indian government’s recent relaxation of FDI norms in the res estate segment allowing foreign investments, Indian builders welcomed the move describing it as encouraging gesture for new investors from across the world. Raheja Developers said it has made changes in their several existing business policies just to ensure the benefit of investors. "There is a requirement of 11 ...

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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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Navratri 2015: Messages, Wishes to Send to Your Beloved Ones

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Navratri 2015 begins on Tuesday, October 13 and will go on for nine days as the name suggests. Devotees celebrate the festival to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, which are Sailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Maha Gowri and Siddhidayini. These nine forms of Goddess Durga are said to symbolise creative energy and the feminine body ...

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India’s First Dolphin Reserve to Come Up in West Bengal

West Bengal will soon have the country’s first community reserve to protect the endangered dolphins. The dolphin reserve will come up in the stretch of the river Ganges, also known as Hooghly, which is roughly 500 km long. “A committee is being formed to examine in what way the community reserve would be set up in the Hooghly river between ...

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Survey Reveals 68% Yet to Use Mobile-Based Financial Services

Amdocs has released the results from a new global survey around mobile financial services (MFS) which revealed that more than 68 percent of the respondents have yet to use mobile financial services, and that new innovative solutions for savings, loans, and insurance will drive the next phase of mobile financial services growth across emerging and mature markets. Conducted by analyst ...

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Leaked: Google Nexus 5X, 6P’s to Launch in India by October

Google to unveil its much-awaited Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in India by October end in the time of Diwali. The tech-giant is launching the phone just before the launch of the latest iPhones in the country. The devices are expected to give tough competition to the Apple’s new phone. The devices will be available both online and offline in ...

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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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[VIDEO] Vikram’s 10 Endrathukulla Trailer Released

The trailer of much awaited film of Chiyaan Vikram and Samantha starer ’10 Endrathukulla released. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vygWI0XK4E] The director of much acclaimed ‘Goli Soda’ Vijay Milton directed the movie and AR Murugadoss produced it with the association of Fox Star Studios. Apart from Aparichit star, movie also stars Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff. Sizzling Charmy kaur will be seen performing an ...

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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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Karnataka Bandh in Full Swing Today: BMTC Buses off Roads, Autos Charging Triple Fare

Karnataka Bandh declared by a pro-Kannada organisation, Kannada Okkoota on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union governments demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state, evoked maximum response. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] While shops in all major cities and Bangalore were closed with virtually no traffic left on ...

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How to Keep Dengue Mosquitoes Away? India Under Dengue Attack

More than 30 people have lost their lives in Delhi alone due to Dengue outbreak, which is becoming a bigger threat in Bangalore now. Delhi faced its worst dengue crisis in five years, with 4,500 positive cases have already registered so far this year, and the Indian capital is paying the price for not taking proper preventive measures to stem Dengue which ...

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Watch: Vijay-Sridevi Starrer ‘Puli’ Trailer 2 Here

Vijay’s much talked about film Puli’s second trailer will be released in a while. The Chimbudevan directorial is expected to give a tough competition to SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. Puli’s trailer one has already made waves in Tamil film industry as the Chimbudevan directorial has achieved most liked trailer on Youtube, beating Baahubali with a long margin. Baahubali still managed to ...

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