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Bangalore-based Grameen Koota Gets Top Microfinance India Award 2015

Bangalore-based Grameen Koota has been awarded the Microfinance Organization of the Year (Large) 2015, at the 7th edition of the Microfinance India Awards ceremony held as part of the Inclusive Finance India Summit on Tuesday in New Delhi. The Awards honour the MFIs which have contributed positively to the growth of the industry and maintained transparency and customer-centric approach. Most ...

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2 Indian Teenagers Miss NASA 3-D Challenge Award, Ryan Beam’s in-Space Plant Factory Wins

The prestigious NASA’s 3-D Challenger award has gone to Ryan Beam of California, while the most-anticipated hopefuls — Rajan Vivek from Arizona and Prasanna Krishnamoorthy from Delaware — failed to win it. The NASA 3-D space Container Challenge asked students to design models of containers that could help astronauts keep things in order in space and the top ten finalists ...

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Watch Live 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement

Amid expectations that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 may go to Japan, watch it live at the Nobel Foundation’s official website HERE.   While the Nobel Peace Prize last year went to India and Pakistan not for ending their rivalry but providing room for child’s right to education and advocating their rights. This year, the shift may be on ...

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Lewis Hamilton reverts back with Canadian Grand Prix win

Making up for his disappointment at the Monaco Grand Prix, Brit Lewis Hamilton who plays for Mercedes AMG cruised to victory at Canadian Grand Prix. The reigning world champion made a fascinating start right from the beginning of the race. Nico Rosberg, his teammate in Mercedes provided him a tough competition, shadowing him closely throughout the 70-lap race. However, Hamilton ...

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Meet Sangeeta Bhatia, $250000 Heinz Prize Winner from MIT

Sangeeta Bhatia, a scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has emerged the winner of this year’s prestigious Heinz Award for developing an artificial human microlivers for drug testing. The Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy, and Employment carries a cahs prize of $250,000 every year for extraordinary research work or contributions to arts and humanities; environment; human condition; ...

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Australia Wins World Cup 2015: Match Highlights, Nostalgia

New Zealand’s hopes of trouncing their trans-Tasman big brothers — and 2015 World Cup co-hosts — in the latter’s backyard fizzled out as they were defeated by Australia by seven wickets in the final to hold aloft the grand prize in front of a packed house at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). New Zealand were reduced to 39/3 in the ...

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Moon Express to Mine the Moon with Robotic Spacecraft Next Year

Moon Express, a California-based aerospace company co-founded by Indian-American billionaire Naveen Jain, is planning to send its first robotic spacecraft to the moon in 2016 as part of the Lunar Mission envisioned by NASA. Moon Express has tested its prototype of a lunar lander early this year and is reckoning on a series of other tests before sending its lander ...

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World Cup 2015 Predictions: Robot Says Afghanistan to win!

When it comes to machine, no man can predict. If a machine has to predict, then it goes for the alphabetical order and Afghanistan stands to win the cricket World Cup 2015. A robot in New Zealand has predicted that Afghanistan will win the World Cup 2015. Afghanistan are 1000-1 in betting odds to win the tournament and are very ...

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IPL Rights: BCCI awards Star India Arm Novi Digital for 3 Years 

Star India subsidiary Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. has bagged the exclusive broadcasting rights for Indian Premier League from 2015 to 2017, for three years in row at a whopping amount of Rs.302.2 crore, the cricket Board has announced. The Marketing Committee of the BCCI, which met in Mumbai on Monday received the bids made for certain Media Rights relating ...

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With Golden Ball, Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) brand touches $63 Million worth

Portuguese football phenomenon Cristiano Ronaldo, also known as CR7 (initials with jersey number), appears bent on breaking every record. Following the announcement earlier this week that the famed footballer had won the sport’s highest honour, the coveted Golden Ball, the value of his CR7 brand shot up to a cool 54 million euros ($63 million), reports Xinhua. Ronaldo was Monday ...

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Bigg Boss 8 grand finale: Gautam Gulati to get top award this time?

#BB8 #BiggBossHallaBol #livefeed Gautam Bann Gaya Ghazini !! pic.twitter.com/zRQpYj4JYd — BIGGBOSS LiveNews (@BiggBoss8Latest) January 12, 2015 The “Bigg Boss 8” will honour housemate Gautam Gulati with the top award in the grand finale, said Bigg Boss Live News, a Twitter handle known for releasing inside stories online by some insider. In fact, #GautamGulatiFever is trending on Twitter for 2 days ...

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Miss World 2014 Winner South Africa’s Rolene Strauss

South Africa’s Rolene Strauss has won the coveted Miss World 2014 crown at a glittering ceremony held in London and Hungary’s beauty Edina KULCSÁR came second, while Miss USA Elizabeth Safrit was in third position. Rolene Strauss, 22, of South Africa is a medical student. “South Africa is celebrating 20 years of democracy this year and I am a proud, born free citizen,” she ...

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Children’s Day: Colourful Google Doodle Greets India Kids

Today’s special on Goodle Search page greets you with a painting of a tiger with Assamese cultural ethos in the backdrop depicting the one-horned rhino and a woman performing traditional Bihu dance, while bamboo trees, tea bags and green lush farms give the doodle an aethetic sense. The painting was the first winner in a competition and Vaidehi Reddy is ...

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Who will get Nobel Literature Prize 2014?

With the announcement from the Swedish Academy to go live soon on YouTube about the Nobel Prize for Literature, the betting odds are going high in favour of Kenyan Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who has overtaken Japanese long-time favourite Haruki Murakami. The Kenyan writer is on top with 7/2 on Ladbrokes, followed by Murakami at 9/2, while Philip Roth, the latest ...

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