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Obama to honour Indian American activist Vijaya Emani

Vijaya Emani, whoworked among domestic abuse victims, will receive the nation's second highest civilian honor posthumously by President Barack Obama on October 20 at a White House ceremony. Aziz......

Dr S N Prasad: A doyen among military historians

Colonel (Dr) Anil Athale remembers the contributions of military historian S N Prasad, who turned 90 recently. Indian civilisation is peculiar in some ways. Its view on life as endless cycle has......

Even death couldn't exonerate this 9/11 martyr

Misery and insult have accompanied the family of Salman Hamdani, who died while trying to rescue survivors during the 9/11 strikes. His mother Talat has spent the last 10 years fighting......

Padma Shri recipient Phillips Talbot dies

Veteran diplomat and author Phillips Talbot, a Padma Shri recipient who experienced first-hand the power of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent movement and was one of the few Americans present during......

US approves new embryonic stem cell lines

In a major development, the United States has approved the first human embryonic stem cells for experiments by federally funded scientists. Human embryonic stem cells are grown from a few hundred......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

Rajan Zed urges billionaires to donate wealth

Applauding Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg for the reported pledge to give majority of his wealth to philanthropy, well known Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called upon India's......

These billionaires will donate half their wealth!

It all began with an innocuous dinner party in New York in May 2009. Fourteen months after the feast, 40 American billionaires have pledged to eat into their wealth and give half of it away in an......

'Indo-US trade bonds can fortify strategic ties'

Raymond E Vickery, former assistant secretary of commerce for trade development in the Clinton Administration, who is now a senior vice president at Washington, DC-based strategic advisory firm......

Kundapura: India's new solar town

Padmakshi, who lives in Kundapura, in coastal Karnataka, never had any fear of gadgets. At least, she didn't show any in her eagerness to make her job in the kitchen easier. Perhaps she was a touch......

Need sex education?

Warning: This film is about sex, but don't expect any titillating scenes or erotic talk. Also be warned, the movie could be addictive. You may be so engrossed by its topicality, honesty, drama,......

Sameer Ahuja helms Sports Museum of America

When New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg formally inaugurated the Sports Museum of America May 7, Sameer Ahuja saw a dream transform into vibrant reality.The nation's first and only interactive,......

World's oldest Olympian passes away

The world's oldest Olympic gold medallist, Feroze Khan, who won a gold medal for India in hockey at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, has passed away.Feroze, who celebrated his 100th birthday last year,......

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:  A. In 1869 Paul Langerhans, a medical student in Berlin, was studying the structure of the pancreas (the jelly-like gland behind the stomach) under a...... more

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Q. Q38 What does JCB stands for?
L KINI:  A. Japan Credit Bureau, who issues the JCB credit card. J. C. Bamford, a British manufacturer of heavy industrial vehicles whose initials have become...... more

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Q. what is fullform of JCB?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. JCB is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, as described below: * J. C. Bamford, a British manufacturer of heavy industrial...... more

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Asia Society Announces First Asia Game Changer Awards

Comments NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asia Society today announced the first-ever Asia Game Changer Awards, designed to... ...

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US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a... ...

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How bacteria battle fluoride

Fluc channels were first identified by Miller and colleagues very recently, in 2013. In the September issue of JGP, they now provide the first... ...

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Americas Society to Commission Site-Specific Artwork for Recently Unveiled David Rockefeller Atrium

Comments - NEW YORK, NY NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - ) - Americas Society will commission a permanent site-specific artwork to become the... ...

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The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-column-tribute-to-the-man-who-saved-billions-from-starvation/20140912.htm

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