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'Dangerous levels of toxic lead in Indian paints'

A study carried out by the Centre for Science and Environment has revealed the alarming fact that most of the popular brands of paints available in India contain high quantities of lead, a toxin......

World has great expectation from India, but we are not ready: Modi

Making a strong pitch for producing good teachers in large numbers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a mission in this regard amid his assertion that the whole world is looking at......

Vote: India's newsmakers of 2014

The year 2014 has been an eventful one for India. The country got a new government and a new state, broke new frontiers in various fields and of course its share of controversies.  Rediff.com......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

The Chhattisgarh tragedy and Indian surgeons' love for speed

This cult of speed reaches its crowning glory during that peculiar Indian spectacle called medical camps. Medical camps are an activity in which doctors from cities travel to underserved areas,......

Google's new ad-block service may not find many takers in India

Internet giant Google Inc is ‘experimenting’ with a service that will enable web surfers to block out all advertising for a small monthly fee of $3 or below (under Rs 200). The service......

100 years of ITC: Corporate India's big success story

ITC is one of those few enterprises in the world that has traversed a 100 year journey and has yet managed to remain contemporary, relevant and competitive. Image:FMCG major ITC has seen......

Retailers to protest against IT cos favouring e-commerce firms

Unlike their other offline retail counterparts, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) retailers are training their guns on manufacturers instead of e-commerce players. As part of......

Drones boom: The next big opportunity after e-commerce

Image: Drone built by ideaforge called Netra. Photograph, courtesy: ideaForge     In 2003, three Indian Institute of Technology Bombay students got together to build a hovercraft by......

40 years....and now: How Horlicks grew up with the times

Horlicks has had its most eventful run in the last 40 years, changing its positioning with changing times.   Photograph: Courtesy,  GlaxoSmithKline Before the advent of plastic......

Golden Globe 2015: The awards that will go WRONG

Golden Globes that could go wrong. The Golden Globes frequently come with their share of pre-Oscar disappointments. But this time, while predicting who will win, we decided also to look at ones who......

PK wouldn't have understood PK

'It is beyond him to understand how human beings can say the same thing to mean so many different things,' says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. Is PK a subversive film? The protests by some radical Hindu......

'There is never a happy ending in life'

'Saif is very passionate as an actor. He is always thinking way ahead. He wants to make movies for the future. He doesn’t necessarily stick to the current trends.' Director duo Raj......

'It is time to liberate our minds'

'We have won our political freedom, we have liberalised our economy and now it’s time to liberate our minds also. That is why this film.' Director Ketan Mehta lists his reasons for making......

'I enjoyed working in my first Kannada film'

Ester Noronha is on home turf. The Mangalorean actress debuted in the Kannada movie Usiriginta…Neene Hattira that released last Friday. Her popularity in Telugu cinema zoomed earlier this......
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Q. Who invented Zero and Who popularized it ?
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Q. where is the indian institute of science located
Rahul Agrawal:  A. Indians more

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Q. Jai Sri Ram...Jai Sri Ram.....why is it Modi Modi and Modi everywhere ?
Pathline Matrimonial:  A. IISc is about 35kms from the airport. One could take either a prepaid taxi (currently, costs Rs. 750, and the counter is available near the exit of...... more

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Q. would you like to be known with some new or short name after getting popular ..if yes ,whats that name ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. JAI SHRI RAM HE WAS ELECTED WITH THUMPING MAJORITY AND POPULAR AMONG PEOPLE EXCEPT FEW OPPONENTS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR POL.IMAGE more

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Stirring microscale revolutions in a petri dish

Don't think about the chemistry right now, says the professor as he cautiously conjures up the environment he wishes to display in a miniscule... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/goa/Stirring-microscale-revolutions-in-a-petri-dish/articleshow/46081499.cms
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Varanasi: In a clear indication of her intention to promote Sanskrit, Union HRD minister delivered a brief speech in the language at the Sanskrit... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Will-do-everything-to-promote-Sanskrit-Irani/articleshow/46081247.cms
Carl Djerassi, the man who helped develop "the pill", dies at 91

11:50pm IST (Reuters) - Carl Djerassi, an Austrian-born chemist who helped to develop the birth control pill before becoming a playwright and... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/01/31/people-djerassi-idINKBN0L40S420150131
Chaitra's concert at Suttur Mutt in city

Mysuru, Jan. 31- As part of Beladingala Sangeetha - 160, Vidu. H.G. Chaitra will be presenting a vocal concert on Feb. 3 at 6 pm at Suttur Mutt in... ...

http://www.starofmysore.com/main.asp?type=news&item=43365
Excitement Builds For Upcoming RSNA Trade Shows And Events

Exhibiting at the world's largest business aviation event, the NBAA convention for business aviation executives, NBAA is the seventh largest trade... ...

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