Tag Archives: India

Star Sports and DFL unite, Bundesliga to be aired for next 5 seasons

Star Sports Network – the premium group to broadcast sports events in India and its sub continents has taken a big leap by buying rights to broadcast live from the Bundesliga (German Football League) for five consecutive seasons. Cricket might be the most popular sport in India, but no one can push aside the crazy football fans of the country. ...

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Oppo to Open Manufacturing Unit in India by August 2015 but Where?

Chinese handset maker Oppo is planning to establish a manufacturing unit in India by August this year, it announced on Wednesday, without mentioning the location. Going by industry expectations, the manufacturing unit may come up somewhere in Tamil Nadu, most probably bordering the tech capital Bangalore, experts said but the company is yet to confirm the place. “India is the ...

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India to Set up 70 Supercomputers at Rs.4500 crore: What it Forecasts?

With 70 super computers across the country, India is foraying into a mega-project that will connect the Indian defence establishments, hi-gi research institutes and early warning mechanism at a whopping cost of Rs.4,500 crore, said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The grid-like connection of these R&D facilities in the country has been approved b y the Cabinet Committee ...

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India Ponders Mega Project to Set Up 70 Super Computers by 2022

Indian government is accelerating the process of supercomputing in the country with 70 supercomputers soon to forecast weather and use them for defence applications, in a major step to modernize its capabilities of prediction of natural disasters and defence emergencies in the future. To be equipped with an operational speed ranging from from 0.5 to 20 petaflops, these supercomputers will ...

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Beware! UC Browser Leaks Your Personal Data

If you are a user of popular UC Browser, you are prone for some data leaks. A Canadian technology research group found that that the popular mobile web browser – owned by the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd – had flaws. The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs examined the UC Browser ...

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Away in Seoul, Modi Insults India, Like Others

In a shocking reference to Indian dignity and national interest, Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s remarks in China and South Korea that referred to NRIs “feeling ashamed of being born in India” has triggered backlash in the country with the hashtag #ModiInsultsIndia running wild. “Earlier, you felt ashamed of being born Indian. Now you feel proud to represent the country. Indians ...

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India asks Developed Nations to Declare Pre-2020 Targets Before Paris Meet

India’s Environment and Climate Change minister Prakash Javadekar has appealed the developed nations to come forward with their targets for pre-2020 action which can be taken up at the Paris Climate Change Talks in Paris to be held in December 2015. While addressing the Sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue at Berlin on Monday, the Minister said that the Warsaw global mechanism ...

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More Indian kids falling prey to eye cancer: AIIMS doctors

A rare eye cancer called ‘Retinoblastoma’ is afflicting children more than ever worrying the doctors and parents alike, according to eye specialists from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Revealing the incidence of the new disease, Bhavana Chawla, Associate Professor of RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, said the disease is rising at an alarming rate ...

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Moto G (Gen 3) Leaked Briefly on Flipkart, May Hit Markets Soon

Motorola will soon release its third generation Moto G smartphone, going by Flipkart listing, which was detected by GadgetRaid, though the Flipkart has removed it later. Flipkart is an exclusive partner of Motorola in India and the rumours are confirmed now about the possibility of a third generation Moto G. According to GadgetRaid, the handset would be available in white ...

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Nepal Jolted by 7.3M Earthquake Again Today (Photos)

#EarthquakeAgain : Don't Panic. Be Alert,Be Safe!! Here are the safety tips RT & Share to all @KKRiders @iamsrk pic.twitter.com/BrhKk0WqRU — KKRiders Fan Club (@KKRidersFanClub) May 12, 2015 Mother Earth’s fury is daunting Nepal which was hit today by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake for the second time in 18 days after the April 25 devastating quake. While the death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake ...

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Astronaut Virts Aboard Space Station ISS Captures Amazing India in Night Lights

International Space Station astronaut Terry W. Virts has focused on India this time to take some amzing pictures from above, in absolutely unprecedented clarity with clouds reflecting the moon’s light and giving the nation’s southern peninsula an explicit image of a lit garland. From the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Terry Virts took the photograph of India in the night ...

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Indian, Russian varsities enter into network pact during President’s Visit

On the eve of President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit, Moscow State University on Friday (May 8, 2015) launched a Network of Indian and Russian Institutions of higher education, besides several agreements between Indian and Russian university. Speaking at the event, the President said India and Russia have a long history of educational cooperation traceable to the late 1950s, when the Soviet ...

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Delhi-type Air Quality Monitoring to Extend to Other Cities: Minister

In view of complaints over Delhi pollution and deteriorating air quality monitoring, the Indian government has decided to increase these stations from the present 10 to more cities with 46 million population. Already, reports have highlighted the worsening air pollution in the capital compared to Beijing. Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha ...

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No Move to Seek Facebook, Twitter Relocate Servers in India: Minister

Undecided about enforcing vigilance or let freedom flow through social media networking, the Indian government has finally given up on demanding Facebook and Twitter to set up servers in the country. Announcing the government stand, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “The government has not decided to get servers of popular social networking sites, like hike, Facebook, Twitter etc established ...

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Tracing Gondwanaland: MIT Study Shows How India Drifted Faster Than Ever to Join Eurasia 80 Million Years Ago

How did Indian peninsula or Gondwana island drifted northward to join the Eurasia 80 million years ago? The decades-old mystery re-surfaced again with geologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) coining their own version. The study says that India was pulled by two subduction zones in the Earth’s mantle when the edge of one tectonic plate sinks under another ...

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