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Antony emphasizes on strengthening, modernizing capabilities of armed forces

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Defence Minister A.K. Antony today emphasized on further strengthening and modernizing the military capabilities of the country by developing indigenous systems through sustained research and development. 

30,000 times greater gravity white dwarf star contradicts theory of nature

Monday, July 8th, 2013

A team of researchers has studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test its controversial theory that one of the constants of nature is not a constant. Dr Julian Berengut and his colleagues used the Hubble Space Telescope to measure the strength of the electromagnetic force - known as alpha - on a wh

Google incites 'adult' bloggers fury with letter threatening to delete their blogs

Monday, July 1st, 2013



Google is struggling to reassure people running 'adult' blogs on its Blogger network that it will not delete their blogs.

Rolex beats Apple to become Britain's most-loved brand

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013


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Luxury watchmaker Rolex has beaten off competition from Apple to be crowned Britain's favourite brand.

The Swiss firm impressed consumers and industry experts who considered the company's "quality, reliability, and distinction". It pushed iPhone maker Apple into second place for the second year running and Microsoft into third, reports

Start would be very crucial for both teams: Dhoni

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

With India standing at the cusp of winning, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday ahead of the big ICC Champions Trophy final in Birmingham said that the start would be very crucial for both the teams.

US SC rules natural human genes can't be patented

Sunday, June 16th, 2013


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The US Supreme Court has ruled private businesses cannot patent human genes.

The decision, scientists and civil rights campaigners said, removed a major barrier to patient care and medical innovation.


Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

H.E. Vishnu Prakash, Indian Ambassador to Korea, will present a lecture entitled ‘India’s Ties with South Korea and East Asia: Present and Future’ at Asia Society Korea Center’s Monthly Luncheon Series.

Tata-Owned Jaguar to Invest 150m PoundsEextra in UK Plant

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover has said it will invest over 150 million pounds more in its new engine plant in the West Midlands, UK , taking the total to more than 500 million pounds.

Strauss-Kahn Fails to Ban 'half-man half-pig' Book by Ex-Lover

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

A lawsuit filed by former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in France has been rejected that sought ban the publication of a book written by his ex-lover.

Beauty And Beast, written by Marcela Iacub, outlines account of her affair with the former French politician. According to the BBC, Strauss-Kahn had complained that he was "horrified" by the book. Although it can now be published, the book will have to include an insert, and Iacub and her publisher must pay 50,000 euros (43,100 pounds ) in damages.

Pak's largest bank set to establish Indian branch in India

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is set to establish a banking channel between India and Pakistan by opening a NBP branch in Mumbai or Delhi. 

NBP President Dr Asif Brohi stated that NBP has already contacted the Reserve Bank of India to seek permission for establishing the NBP branch in India and is awaiting a formal approval, the Daily Times reports.

God Particle May Reveal Universe's Fate

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The eventual fate of our Universe may be determined by probing the properties of the Higgs boson, scientists have said.

 They believe that a concept known as vacuum instability could result, billions of years from now, in a new universe opening up in the present one and replacing it, the BBC reported. It all depends on some precise numbers related to the Higgs that researchers are currently trying to pin down. A "Higgs-like" particle was first seen at the Large Hadron Collider last year.

Associated with an energy field that pervades all space, the boson helps explain the existence of mass in the cosmos. In other words, it underpins the workings of all the matter we see around us.

Google May Launch Retail Stores in US by Year-End: Report

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Google is likely to open retail stores by the end of the year in the US, a report has said.  The Internet search giant will open the stores to boost its profile among shoppers for its Google Nexus devices, Chromebooks and other products.

Worldwide Mobile Sales Fall For First Time Since 2009: Report

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Sales of mobiles phones have fallen for the first time since 2009 as consumers opt for expensive smartphones rather than cheaper handsets, a report has said. According to the research firm Gartner, overall in 2012, 1.75 billion mobile phones were sold, down 1.7 per cent from 2011.

Samsung and Apple continued to dominate the market, with the Korean giant selling 385 million phones in 2012, of which 53.5 per cent were smartphones.According to the report, with Apple sold 130 million smartphones in the same period.

First 'pay-by-tweet' service launched on Twitter

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

The first 'pay-by-tweet' service has been launched on Twitter, with American Express introducing a service that will allow its cardholders purchase products simply by sending a short message. The integration of a leading payment mechanism into Twitter represents one of the most ambitious attempts yet to build ecommerce directly into a social media site.

How will the iPhone5S improve gaming?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

The iPhone 5 has been a massive success since its launch in the middle of last year. As with all the products in the Apple stable the iPhone 5 was a perfect mix of innovation and style giving it the “must have” factor that so many handset manufacturers strive for. As well as this, the larger screen and improved operating system meant big things for gaming, particularly for those who enjoy taking their games with them wherever they go.

Accelya Manages Critical Financial Processes For BMI Regional

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Accelya streamlines critical financial processes for bmi regional including Passenger Revenue Accounting, Card Management, Sales Audit and Refunds.Mumbai, 12th February 2013: Accelya, the leading solutions provider to the airline and travel industry, today announced that bmi regional, the British regional airline, has outsourced its passenger revenue accounting, sales audit, refunds, card billing and chargeback processing to Accelya.

Shyam Networks Releases White Paper on Enhancing Operational Efficiency of Wireless Backhaul

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

 In keeping with its focus on innovation to deliver the full potential of wireless, Shyam Networks, a division of Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL), has announced the release of its white paper titled, “Adaptive Coding and Modulation: Enhance Operational Efficiency of Wireless Backhaul”.
Authored by Sapan Goel, Head, R&D, Data and Radio Products, Shyam Networks, the white paper provides critical insights in increasing efficiency of wireless backhaul. 

Rising demand for data services and smart phone usage, has multiplied data traffic exponentially and increased pressure on operators. It is therefore critical for them to use spectrum efficiently and increase capacity in wireless backhaul networks.

Google Signs Deal to Launch YouTube on TV

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Internet search giant Google has signed a deal with UK based satellite TV service Freesat to launch a full-blown YouTube television channel. The deal will help to boost YouTube, which last year launched 60 broadcast-style channels featuring programmes by some of the UK's most respected production companies.


Friday, February 8th, 2013

AIBTM, The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (, have announced that Hosted Buyer applications are now being accepted online. The Hosted Buyer programme is a highlight of AIBTM 2013, which takes place June 11th – 13th June, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago, giving top-level buyers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors of their choice for focused one-to-one appointments.

Smart Cities Require Smart Security

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

As Information Communication Technology (ICT) takes a bigger and bigger place in our day-to-day lives, cyber security becomes an essential requirement, states a new report by GBI Research.

The new report* states that smart security represents a core product within the smart cities market, due to the growing complexity of data management, which now presides over much of our day to day life, and the resulting threat of viruses and malware.


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