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Pakistan expands its nuclear armoury, says US report

Pakistan expands its nuclear armoury, says US report

November 21, 2016

After tensions between India and Pakistan heightened post the Uri attacks allegedly sponsored by the latter, Pakistan has now increased its nuclear capacity, according to a US report titled ‘Pakistani nuclear forces, 2016’.

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Indians among largest number of international students in the US

Indians among largest number of international students in the US

November 15, 2016

A large number of international students in the US are from India, and this number is increasing in large volumes, says Open Doors report.

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Demonetisation of currency bills causes chaos within India and beyond

Demonetisation of currency bills causes chaos within India and beyond

November 11, 2016

The sudden announcement by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the new measure of demonetisation to deal with black money and fake currency bills has left the country divided.

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Donald Trump – American votes decide world’s fate

Donald Trump – American votes decide world’s fate

November 10, 2016

Endless predictions and speculations about the US presidential elections came to a conclusion with Donald Trump emerging as a surprise winner and was elected as the 45th president of the United States of America yesterday. While the American voters have chosen their new leader, t...

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Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

November 9, 2016

Facebook is pushing for its solar powered ‘Aquila’ drone to take high speed internet connection to inaccessible and rural parts of India.

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Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

November 8, 2016

Union Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dr Mahesh Sharma had endorsed PM Narendra Modi’s persona for the role, saying he is the ‘best face’ to promote the Incredible India campaign. He has asserted that the country has witnessed a jump in the tourists’ inflow from the coun...

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Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

November 5, 2016

After rolling ratifications of the Paris Climate Agreement by nations, the accord finally entered into a legal force on November 4, thus binding the governments, who have agreed to control the global temperature rise, to adhere to their promised contributions

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Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

October 28, 2016

With barely two weeks to go for the US presidential elections, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, seems more likely to win over the Indian American votes, even as Donald Trump is making several attempts to reach out to the ‘Hindus’.

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Five maestros of Indian classical music

Five maestros of Indian classical music

October 27, 2016

An art form composed of tunes, traditions and history, Indian classical music is deep-rooted in Indian culture. Some fortunate few have mastered the art in varied disciplines and taken it across the globe. Now cherished internationally, these artists have had years of training in...

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Indian IT giant Wipro acquires American firm Appirio

Indian IT giant Wipro acquires American firm Appirio

October 22, 2016

Wipro Limited, a major IT company announced earlier this week that it has acquired Appirio Inc., a US-based cloud services firm, for an approximate EUR 450 million. However, declining revenue rates, revealed yesterday, remains a concern.

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IATA: Indian aviation sector to go beyond UK by 2026

IATA: Indian aviation sector to go beyond UK by 2026

October 19, 2016

The aviation industry in India is poised to overtake United Kingdom to become the third largest in the world in the next ten years, IATA predicts in a recent study.

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Let nature heal you

Let nature heal you

October 18, 2016

The ancient medical science, Naturopathy, is best suited for modern, hectic lifestyles and the innumerable cures it suggests are not known to many.

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