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Indian engineer elected to top UK science body

Last Thursday, May 14, India-born engineering Professor Thomas Kailath, was elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (United Kingdom) for his efforts in engineering, which the society says......

'Every single child matters, every single childhood matters'

  Kailash Satyarthi, co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, in front of packed crowd made a rousing speech asking every person to come together and set our children free. He honoured those who......

10 popular myths busted recently

For those who believe in the yeti, the news can only be described as, well, abominable.Science has cast its methodical eye on samples of hair reputed to have been left by the Himalayan snowman of......

Bihar issues postal stamps on Narendra Modi

A set of four postal stamps and a special cover on Prime Minister Narendra Modi conceptualized by a philatelist from Bihar has been issued by the department of posts. "I conceptualised the stamps......

Northeast groups reject Centre's committee, slam Kejriwal

Representatives of several northeastern organisations on Monday rejected the committee formed by the Centre to suggest remedial measures to address their concerns. "The committee formed by the......

Royal Society looks to India

Great Britain's Royal Society of Arts is a premier club where the cream of designers and artists gather to spearhead a place for design in a country where a revolution three decades ago changed the......

Building an influential policy making institution

A reformed Planning Commission should reflect the diversity of Indian debate, says Suman Bery. I was privileged to be the director-general of the National Council of Applied Economic Research in......

Antibiotic crisis needs global response: Experts

Growing resistance to antibiotics and other drugs demands a co-ordinated global response on the same scale as efforts to address climate change, experts have said. Without an international......

Biz leaders favour policy changes for long-term value creation

Business leaders from across the globe have called for policy changes to encourage long term value creation instead of short-term profits and to restore trust between government, business and civil......

Now, charge your cell phones with water!

Low on battery? Give your cellphone some water! Swedish researchers have developed the world's first water-activated charger that can power your cellphone using just a puddle of ordinary......

MF Husain paints SRK

Salman Khan is not the only Bollywood star taking to the brush.In a summit at the Royal Society of Arts,London,hosted by Indian newspaper Tehelka, Shah Rukh Khan painted, alongside 92-year-old M F......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

'Don't harbour dreams of buying a Jaguar with my money. I have other plans'

'The roles I’m getting are of seductive divas and everything in the opposite direction of a jaded housewife trapped in a loveless marriage!' The Lunchbox actress Nimrat Kaur looks ahead.......

Rekha's breathtaking perfection in and as Umrao Jaan

In this special series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Rekha, Farooque Shaikh and Naseeruddin Shah's 1981 film Umrao Jaan. Does breathtaking have an expiry date?......

When Rishi Kapoor wanted a drink...

Two first time directors --- Arjun Gourisaria and Moinak Biswas --- triumphed over the Bengali language works of veterans Aparna Sen (Iti Mrinalini) and Rituparno Ghosh (Noukadubi) with......

SC slams Srinivasan for conflict of interest in IPL, says it is serious issue

Narayanaswami Srinivasan. Photograph: PTI 'You have to address question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also as owner of IPL team, whose official is found to be involved. 'The......

Sports Shorts: Real's Croatia midfielder Modric suffers injury blow

Luka Modric, centre, of Croatia walks off with an injury. Photograph: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is set to miss the rest of the year with a thigh injury, the La......

Muralitharan calls for life ban on spot-fixers

Anyone involved in spot-fixing should be banned for life, former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said on Saturday, days after six umpires were provisionally suspended for allegedly agreeing......

Saudi says will enter women for London Olympics

Saudi Arabia will allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympic Games for the first time ever in London this summer, the Islamic kingdom's London embassy said on its website. Human rights......

Silly Point: Wish the Indian team!

As the Indians take on their traditional rivals, Silly Point hosts Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande invite you to wish the Indian team! Who will win the Indo-Pak match?......
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Q. who has more contribution in everyday life a)Albert Einstien b)Neutan c)Arkimidies ,?
Leo:  A.  more

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Q. FRS stands for A. Fellow Research System B. Federation of Regulation Society C. Fellow of Royal Society D. None of the above
Giaa:  A. / Life is always like getting hit over the head, but seriously...', Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural...... more

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Q. Konkani and Gujarati analog ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. C. Fellow of Royal Society more

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Q. Stephen Hawking, one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in modern world is the writer of which book? A) Beloved B) The Naked Ape C) A Brief History of Time
Rajan:  A. It is said that Gujarat has got many historical ties with the port of Goa, mainly because of trade, and it is also said that many people have...... more

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Q. who was the first woman to be elected a Fellow of the Statistical Society of Britain,by virtue of her contribution to army statistics?
Flying Saucer:  A. C) A Brief History of TimeStephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief...... more

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Former CM Rishang Keishing releases Prof Gangmumei`s book

IMPHAL, December 21: A set of three books written by Professor Gangmumei Kamei `A History of Modern Manipur (1826-2000 A.D): A Study of Feudalism,... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2014/12/former-cm-rishang-keishing-releases-prof-gangmumeis-book/
Now, Camera Cat to help low vision students

A. Usha Rani, president of Rotary Club of Waltair, observing the working of 'Camera Cat' classroom device for low vision students, after... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/now-camera-cat-to-help-low-vision-students/article4255756.ece?ref=relatedNews
Remembering Ramanujan

Dr Raj Shree Dhar An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God completely self-made. Srinivasa Ramanujan The seeds from... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/remembering-ramanujan/
Eicher rides on Bullet power

Last Monday, a Facebook page called Royal Enfield a virtual fan club comprising admirers of Royal Enfield's Bullet range of motorbikes carried... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/automobiles/vrooming-off-eicher-rides-on-bullet-power/21803/
How scientists Pierre and Marie Cure discovered radium

Scientists Pierre Curie and wife Marie SkĂ…odowska-Curie discovered the chemical element radium on this day, December 21 in 1898. This discovery... ...

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