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‘Make in India’ initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on Twitter, Facebook; sets new record

“Make in India” initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on social media Twitter and Facebook, becoming the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever on digital platform. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)-led Make in India (MII) initiative, has become the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever, on social media leaving behind other government department initiatives like MEA ...

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Algebra, Pythogaras theorem Originated in India, reminds Science & Tech Minister Harshavardhan

Union Minister for Science and technology Dr. Harshvardhan on Saturday opened the ‘Pride of India Expo’ a mega science & technology exhibition showcasing technologies, leading scientific products and services of India’s leading public and private sectors, research labs and educational institutions, as part of the 102nd Indian Science Congress is being held at the MMRDA Grounds, Bandra-Kurla Complex. Speaking on ...

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102nd Indian Science Congress Begins; ‘Scientists Placed India at World’s Forefront’, Says PM

The five-day 102nd Indian Science Congress (ISC) was inaugurated in Mumbai by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday amid high praise for the country’s scientists who he said “have placed us at the forefront of the world in many areas.” Addressing the Indian Science Congress 2015, Modi said, “Whenever the world shut its door on us, our scientists responded with ...

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NITI Aayog Replaces Planning Commission, PM to Chair Panel

The planning commission, which formulates India’s five year plan, is replaced with NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, declared the government on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairperson of the panel. The governing council of the new panel headed by the PM will consists of State Chief Ministers and Lt. Governors of Union Territories. As per reports, ...

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Welcoming New Year 2015 in Indian Style

India embraced the New Year with boisterous midnight revelry and religious devotion on Thursday. The celebrations however left two people dead in Hyderabad. In virtually every major city and town, people — mostly the young — welcomed 2015 with music and dancing. As the clock struck 12 midnight, firecrackers went off and motorists honked their horns. Indoor parties raged through the ...

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PM Modi to Open 102nd Indian Science Congress on Jan 3, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress’s 102 session which is scheduled to be held on January 3 in Mumbai to be attended among others many Nobel laureates and globally-renowned scientists with its central theme being ‘Science and Technology for Human Development’. The inaugural session and main sessions will be held at the Kalina campus of the ...

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ISRO’s GSLV Mark III Launched Successfully

India has successfully launched its heaviest and next generation rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III), carrying a crew module today from Sriharikota. With this, the aim of the the crew module to demonstrate its re-entry flight is achieved and India has now joined the 4 nations which have already achieved the re-entry capability. The blast off of GSLV Mark ...

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‘Lingaa’ first day box office collections reach Rs.24 crore: Early reports

Rajinikanth’s birthday sensational movie “Lingaa” has gone overboard as expected with fans claiming to have seen the film 3 times on the very first day. According to Tamilnews.com, the Tamil version has earned Rs.19 crore on its first day, while the Telugu version has supplemented the revenue considerably with Rs.5 crore in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The overseas numbers ...

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TIME Person of the Year 2014: Not Modi But the Ebola Fighters

The TIME magazine declared ebola fighters as the winners of the 2014 ‘Person of the Year’ title, pushing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi back, who lost the time poll for the year though he became the winner of this year’s reader poll for TIME Person of the Year. Modi’s name does not figure in the magazine editors’ own list of ...

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15th Annual India-Russia Summit: PM Looks to Productive Visit, Likely to Sign 20 Agreements

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in India on Wednesday night for a one-day visit to hold bilateral talks on the 15th Annual India-Russia Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday. On the arrival of the President, about 20 agreements are likely to be signed between the countries including civil nuclear energy, trade and defence. The meeting with the ...

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Modi tops Yahoo India’s 2014 search list, Mukesh Ambani next

Online Indians were most fascinated in 2014 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reforms and his style, Yahoo India said in its 2014 Year in Review (YIR) report here Monday. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani led the list of finance newsmakers. The report said Modi led the political top 10 list. Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley also ...

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Mayawati Slams BJP, Says ‘Playing Dalit Card is Not Right’

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the parliament to forgive Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her remarks, mentioning “she comes from a rural background,” BSP Chief Mayawati raised her voice against BJP using the term of “dalit woman” and claimed she does not belong to the dalit community. Mayawati alleged that “BJP is playing dalit card”. She said, “BJP ...

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Modi Triggers New Hindu Wave Invoking Ganesh from Mythology

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself subscribes to rhetoric and adherence to “Great Hindu Mythology”, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, BJP MP from Haridwar and former Uttarakhand chief minister, has gone wild to claim everything under the sun as invented by ancient Hindu sages, including a nuclear test. Ironic but India conducted nuclear tests in 1971 and again in 1998 and faced ...

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Ancient Science in Mythology Baffles Modern Day Indians

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi blended mythology with ancient science by mentioning Ganesh surgery weeks ago, BJP MP Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday came up with another interesting comment, claiming astrology is far ahead of science, calling it a “pygmy” compared to astrology. Not relenting, the MP further put his foot in his mouth saying “All streams of science are ...

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Did Ancient Indian Sage Kanad Invent Atom for Real?

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, a staunch Modi-supporter and now a BJP MP, has stirred another row over Ganesh Surgery, Kanad atom research and modern day plastic surgery. While many modern scientists and of course, the Left party members will be annoyed at the glorification of Vedic culture and knowledge, the pertinent question is whether there is a ...

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Hate Speech: Opposition Seeks Resignation of Niranjan Jyoti

A day after the Congress party questioned the “culpable silence” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Minister Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Modi warned all his ministers and MPs against using derogatory language and said it won’t be tolerated. The controversy came up ahead of Delhi Assembly polls after Union Minister Jyoti said, “Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar ...

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Kashmir Poll: Modi shadow on second round to tweak outcome

By Sheikh Qayoom After over 70% polling in the first round, 18 constituencies in the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley will vote on Tuesday in the second leg of the five-phase polls in Jammu and Kashmir with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s shadow hanging heavily on voters in the BJP strong-hold of Jammu region. Nine of the constituencies are in ...

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