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3 Indian Americans helped create artificial life

Three Indian scientists were part of the 24-member team that developed the first synthetic bacterial genome.The three researchers of Indian-origin were Sanjay Vashee, Radha Krishnakumar and......

Saturn moon Enceladus 'may contain life'

Scientists at the American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration have claimed that Saturn's moon Enceladus 'may contain life,' after they discovered new evidence suggesting......

Student casts Kalpana Chawla in bronze

A fine-arts student in Chennai has sculpted a life-size bronze sculpture of India-born American astronaut, Kalpana Chawla.The sculpture will be exhibited for public viewing on February 1, the day......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

Get ready for globally connected classrooms

Harnessing the potential of internet, an Indian American family has embarked on an ambitious project of connecting classrooms across the world to bring in virtual real time interaction among......

India-US Business Summit: What Obama, Modi said

Both leaders were committed to building stronger ties US President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion in investments and loans, seeking to release......

How the people's car was born and how it stayed that way

In 1981, Maruti was the tiniest outpost of the Suzuki empire; 33 years later, it is big enough to steer its parent's investment in emerging markets.   Image: in 1983, Maruti 800 was rolled......

Chandilya's grand plans to make AirAsia top airline in India

Former model and entrepreneur Mittu Chandilya wants to make AirAsia India's leading airline. Does he have it in him?   Image: AirAsia India, CEO Mittu Chandilya (centre) with actors Shah Rukh......

3 Indian pharma firms named in US Congress price probe

Details on prices sought as 10 generic drugs become up to 83 times costlier in 6 months The US Congress seems to have gone on the offensive against 14 generic drug manufacturers, including three......

After Water, Deepa Mehta goes to Hollywood

In looking at the turbulent life of an American who married the last crown prince of Korea in 1959, only to be shunned by his family because she could not produce an heir, Deepa Mehta finds more......

Nina! The 'spy' with designs on India

Annet Mahendru -- the half-Indian making waves in the hit American show The Americans -- tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com about her love for Bollywood, dal-chawal and playing a Russian spy. Image:......

The Indian film that will make waves at Sundance

Prashant Nair was trained as an electrical engineering at Purdue University and then worked in New York City in the Web agency world. He later started a social media company in Paris. Nair had long......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

When Roshan met Mary

Indian actors from different generations and worlds, Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy, star in a remarkable film, co-starring Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen and Oscar nominee Michael Lerner.......

Warrior spirit leads Japan's Nishikori to new heights

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their US Open men's singles semi-final. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images There comes a moment in all great......

How Nishikori took Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

Employees of Nissin Foods Holdings Co show their disappointment after Kei Nishikori of Japan loses a point in the men's singles final match of the 2014 US Open at the headquarters building on......

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Incredible Abhi
Q. How Americans can run their industries and economic services without the import of labour force from outside?
Incredible Abhi:  A. By outsourcin them to developing countries perhaps? Ur right tho, most of America's strides were made by labour force. The US blue collar...... more

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Q. WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY PHET?
Ramsingh Sachan:  A. Toronto: Accusing world famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking of spreading misinformation about threats from aliens, former Canadian defence...... more

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Q. What is the detail of ESI and SAP ?
ROCK AUSTIN:  A. Electrospray ionization, a technique used for mass spectrometryEuropean Software Institute, a non-profit foundation launched as an initiative of...... more

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Q. Why is the \"deadline\" called so?
Samir Brahmbhatt:  A. Our ability to meet deadlines is crucial in our jobs and lives overall. If we miss them, we miss opportunities and events, can lose jobs and...... more

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Every action of Modi has a political goal

By Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay From the time Narendra Modi entered his teens, he loved being on stage. In plays performed in school, it was difficult... ...

http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-commentary/every-action-of-modi-has-a-political-goal
Build foundation of country & 'Make in India' will follow

By Yashwant Sinha Make in India is one of the more famous slogans coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ministries of GoI, BJP-ruled state... ...

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Algae Biomass Organization Kicks Off Planning for 2015 Algae Biomass Summit

From the Wires Largest Algae Conference in the World Now Accepting Speaking Abstracts and Proposals for Event Taking Place in Washington, D.C.... ...

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In the cause of right-wing liberalism

REVIVAL: Thought leaders led by Sandipan Deb see in these testing times a great opportunity to rationally and humanely build a liberal... ...

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No takers for US funds among Indian renewable energy firms

India has substantially revised an earlier solar energy target of achieving 20,000 megawatts (MW) of capacity by 2022 to 100,000 MW. Photo:... ...

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