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Dr Suniti Solomon, part of team who detected HIV, passes away

Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986 and one who successfully led research into the treatment of the......

When President Kalam doubled up as an IAF pilot

On June 8, 2006, President A P J Abdul Kalam became the first Head of State to fly a fighter plane, when he flew the Sukhoi-30 MKI at the Lohegaon Air Force Base in Pune. President Kalam, then 74,......

Biblical text inside 1,500 year-old charred scroll deciphered

Scientists have for the first time been able to decipher Biblical verses from a badly burned scroll that is at least 1,500 years old, thanks to a high resolution scanning and ‘virtual......

We have found Earth 2.0

NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the 'habitable zone' around a sun-like star. This artist's concept depicts one possible appearance of the planet......

UP police rejects IPS officer's plea for FIR against Mulayam

The Uttar Pradesh police has rejected suspended Indian Police Service officer Amitabh Thakur's plea for a first information report against SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening......

A fresh start: Microsoft's Windows 10 gets positive reviews

Microsoft Corp's launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and......

What keeps Indian companies from doing good?

Constantly evolving rules and anomalies over tax treatment have constrained corporate programmes in the first year that the government's CSR mandate has been in force. On the face of it, Maneka......

Download Microsoft's game changer Windows 10 today

Indians may adopt wait-and-watch policy in first year, say analysts. Microsoft will launch Windows 10 operating system - one of its most ambitious upgrades ever - on Wednesday. This will not only......

Volkswagen overtakes Toyota as world's biggest carmaker

Volkswagen overtook Toyota as the world's largest carmaker by sales in the first half year, achieving its long-held ambition three years ahead of target.  But staying on top will be a......

BRICS Bank's first loan will be in Chinese currency: Kamath

The NDB opened in Shanghai on July 21 to finance infrastructure projects The first loan to be issued by the $100 billion New Development Bank of the five-nation BRICS bloc in April next year would......

Guess who this actress is!

Know your Bollywood stars well? Test your filmi gyaan here!This young debutante didn't mind showing off her heft in her first film, and put in a wow performance.Her real life transformation after......

Review: Masaan is a truly impressive directorial debut

Masaan is an immense achievement for a first-time filmmaker and must be applauded, says Raja Sen.(Full disclosure: Masaan is produced by Drishyam Films and they are the people producing Raja......

PIX: Kalki, Javed Akhtar, Raju Hirani watch Masaan

Check out the star arrivals. A day after its first special screening ahead of its July 24 release, Neeraj Ghaywan's directorial debut Masaan was screened a second time for more celebrity friends of......

First Look: Priyanka Chopra in Quantico

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After wrapping up Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, actress Priyanka Chopra is back on the sets of her......

The other Kapoor, Abraham, Dhawan: Meet Bollywood's BROTHERS

We'd certainly love to see more of them! In a first, Akshay Kumar and Siddharth Malhotra star as brothers in Karan Malhotra-directed action-drama Brothers. Produced by Karan Johar, the film is set......

First Look: India, Aus 'A' players mourn former President Kalam's death

Cricketers wear black armbands in memory of late former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter India ‘A’ and Australia ‘A’ cricketers wore black armbands and......

Hitler-built stadiums hosting Europe's biggest Jewish sports event

Jewish athletes will compete in European Maccabi Games, hosted by Germany for first time People walk in front of the Olympic Park during preparations for the 14th European Maccabi Games in Berlin.......

South Africa's first post-isolation captain Rice dies

Clive Rice in action for Nottinghamshire in June 1985. Photograph: Allsport UK /Allsport South Africa's first captain of the post-isolation era Clive Rice died on Tuesday after battling a brain......

Blatter finally leaves home for... Russia

Blatter in Russia on first foreign visit since crisis Sepp Blatter was showered with paper money in Zurich. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived in St......

South Africa make cautious start after conceding lead

South Africa made a sedate start to their second innings after conceding a 78-run first innings lead to a spirited Bangladesh on day three of the opening Test at Chittagong on Thursday. Stiaan van......
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China stocks bounce back as intervention restores stability| Reuters

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Chinese shares bounced back more than 3 percent on Wednesday, as Beijing's latest efforts to prop up values restored a measure... ...

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Authorities examine plane debris found off Africa, caution over links to MH370 | Reuters

PARIS/SYDNEY France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa but... ...

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Not a single acquisition under land ordinance for developmental projects in six months

In the first six months of 2015 – when the Centre re-promulgated the land ordinance twice – 219 acquisitions were made by central ministries... ...

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Vedanta posts fall in adjusted Q1 profit as Oil, Aluminium slip

Vedanta reported first quarter adjusted net profit of Rs 865.94 crore, down 35 per cent from Rs 1341.23 crore posted in the same quarter last year ...

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JSW Steel posts Q1 loss as steel prices fall| Reuters

MUMBAI JSW Steel Ltd( JSTL.NS ) on Wednesday posted its first consolidated quarterly loss in seven quarters, hurt by a sharp fall in steel prices... ...

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