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Scientists to unveil new Earth-like planet: report

The new Earth-like planet orbits a well-investigated star called Proxima Centauri, part of the Alpha Centauri star system........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Aug 16

Bhuvneshwar swings through West Indies to give India shot at win

Despite a rained-out day and the slow rate of scoring through the match, India entertained thoughts of winning the St Lucia thanks to a masterful spell of swing bowling from Bhuvneshwar Kumar........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Aug 16

Study finds toxins in toothpastes

As part of the study, 11 samples each of toothpaste and soap were randomly collected from different markets in Delhi and sent to the Shriram Institute for Industrial Research.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th Aug 16

Aircraft comfort on trains

After the success of high-speed Gatiman and Talgo, the Railways will launch Humsafar later this month........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th Aug 16

Navigating the cloud, the Oracle way

It was not all that difficult for the Silicon Valley software giant Oracle to pay $9.3 billion for a company called NetSuite. But then, writing big cheques has rarely been a problem for Oracle, which over the last 11 years, has acquired dozens of companies in its quest to find more and more customers.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th Aug 16

Why Micromax switched from Hugh Jackman to Kapil Sharma

For a company that had Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman endorsing its products since 2013 until as late as last year, bringing comedian Kapil Sharma on board to push its Unite 4 series of smartphones was a big detour.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th Aug 16

Seven hit-and-run accidents every hour in India: Here's how witnesses can help

While 57 accidents were reported and 17 lives lost per hour in 2015, more than 54 percent killed were between 15 and 35 years old, in the prime of youth.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th Aug 16

Map of teenage brain provides evidence of link between antisocial behavior and brain development

The brains of teenagers with serious antisocial behaviour problems differ significantly in structure to those of their peers, providing the clearest evidence to date that their behaviour stems from changes in brain development in early life, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge and the University of Southampton, in collaboration with the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" in Italy.........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

An exclusive look inside Microsoft’s plan to turn your Xbox into a PC

It was a rare sunny day in Seattle and Phil Spencer seemed very pleased. Sitting across from me in a meeting room at Microsoft’s sprawling Redmond campus, the head of Xbox smiled as he talked,...........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

The Indian Conception of History - The Rediscovery of India

The Indian approach of viewing history as a value is rooted in the Indian conception of time as cyclic.........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

Guenter Butschek to restructure Tata Motors as part of 3-year plan

Tata Motors’ new CEO and MD Guenter Butschek aims to realign verticals such as R........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

India 'Inching Closer' To Nuke Club (NSG) Membership, Notes Chinese State Media

Acknowledging that India is "inching closer" to get membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, Chinese official media today said if New Delhi is admitted into the elite grouping, "nuclear balance" between India and Pakistan will be broken.........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

India's "undersea wall" in the eastern Indian Ocean

Is India planning to install undersea surveillance sensors in the Bay of Bengal? It is a question that has animated discussions in maritime circles recently. A recent report in the Indian media suggests New Delhi is planning to undertake joint projects with Japan and the United States for the defense of its littoral spaces, including one for the installation of … Continue reading India’s “undersea wall” in the eastern Indian Ocean →........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

Education panel: ‘Curb politics on campus, put limits on campus stay’

The suggestion is significant against the backdrop of the recent protests in universities such as JNU and HCU. The HRD Ministry is currently drafting a policy document based on the report of this panel.........Read more

Bookmarked on 16th Jun 16

Fall in IIP growth, rise in retail inflation worrying signs, experts call for reforms  - Firstpost

Experts said fall in industrial output and rise in retail inflation "does not augur well" for economic growth, and governmentt should push policy reforms.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th May 16