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Google CEO Pichai Piches for $30 Smartphone

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday called for a smartphone priced just $30 or Rs.2,000 so countries like India can provide more access to the Internet and digital services for people. Speaking at his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur, Pitchai said,”I would love to see cheaper smartphones, entry-level smartphones by bringing down the prices even more, may be at $30 level for ...

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What PM Modi Said at IMF Conference Today?

Addressing the IMF conference in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Asian people save more traditionally compared to other parts of the world and the future of world economy belongs to them as they have surplus to invest in rejuvenating the global economy, though IMF quotas do not reflect the global economic realities. Change in quotas is an ...

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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), the former space scientist who headed ISRO for nine years as chairman from 1994 to 2003, said long-term sustainability is key to India’s progress ...

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ISRO Chief Says Climate Change is Most Concerning Issue Today

Indian Space Research Organisation’s Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said climate change is among the most concerning issues today faced by mankind and has potential to shape human history in the future. Dr Kumar was speaking at the second convocation of Assam Kaziranga University in Shillong, Meghalaya on Sunday where he was felicitated with honorary doctorate along with music maestro Amjad ...

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Scientists reveal why Parrots are such great vocal imitators

Do you have a parrot that speaks in an exact tone like you and repeats every word perfectly after you? It is insane in fact, but while you must be wondering how they are able to do that, a group of international scientists led by researchers from Duke University has got the answer. A study reported in June 24 by ...

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What’s in Parrot’s Tiny Brain That Makes Them Imitate Human Speech?

Parrots, which are close to humans in learning vocals and imitate sounds than any other species, a new study has found that parrot’s tiny brain is structured differently than the brains of songbirds and hummingbirds, which also exhibit vocal learning. Mukta Chakraborty, a postdoc in the Jarvis lab, led a project that used the activity of some of the specialized ...

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Xiaomi CEO English Video Goes Viral

On its 5th birthday, Xiaomi CEO spoke in English but there it goes viral, thanks to someone who re-mixed it with good sense of music and rap put together. Here is the way he speaks and how it is circulating in the social networks. Xiaomi launched their new flagship phone Mi4i on 23 April, 2015 in New Delhi. VP of ...

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Brain goes silent when we talk loud: Reveals study

The command centre of the brain cannot function, especially the human speech part, fails to work when we speak loudly, said a new study. The Broca’s area — named after 19th century French physician Pierre Paul Broca — has been recognised for more than 150 years as the command centre for human speech, including vocalisation. Now, scientists at the University ...

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AAP Victory Live: Kejriwal Thanks People

Speaking on AAP victory, Arvind kejriwal thanked people of Delhi and thanked all the workers of AAP describing the victory as a victory of truth and honesty. “We have been given big resposibility,” he said and with a humble gesture that he is a “small man” taking up a big task. Otherwise, frenzied victory celebrations erupted as Aam Aadmi Party ...

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The Influence of Human Speech on Babies

A recent research conducted in US revealed that talking to one’s babies could help them to strengthen their capabilities to learn and succeed in life later. Northwestern University psychologist Sandra Waxman, who was also involved in the research, said, “Infants as young as two or three months of age not only love to listen to speech, but they learn about ...

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Slip up Mars PM Narendra Modi’s Address to Bhutan, (Not Nepal) Parliament

Except for a minor hiccup in his opening speech to Bhutan parliament where Prime Minister Narendra Modi slipped Bhutan for Nepal but corrected immediately said that in the last century, despite the global trend for expansion and centralization of power, Bhutan has remained an exception. It laid the strong foundation for democracy, and has made the transition to a constitutionally ...

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Pope appeals for peace, decries consumerism (Full Text)

In his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and to the world) address at Saint Peter’s Square in Rome, the Pope expressed his hope that Israel and the Palestinians could resume peace talks. The pontiff’s message, which came hours after deadly bombings at a church in Nigeria, on Sunday morning did not miss the appeal for peace in the world. ...

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