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Mrs Jaya Bachchan launches Solar Power Systems installed at the Shri Sai Baba Temple, Shirdi by Urja Foundation Charitable Trust

Mrs Jaya Bachchan inaugurates Shirdi solar plant

Mumbai,By Kabir Ali Mrs Jaya Bachchan inaugurated  the Solar Power Systems installed at the Shri Sai Baba Temple at Shirdi an initiative by the Urja Foundation Charitable Trust. Mrs Bachchan graced with her presence for this noteworthy initiative  at Shirdi. After the inauguration, Mrs Bachchan also seeked blessings with Darshan at the holy temple. URJA FOUNDATION CHARITABLE TRUST AIMS to create awareness of renewable energy and is engaging and facilitating various ... Read More »

“The Eichmann Show” Co-produced by Sheetal Talwar garners rave reviews

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Mumbai, By Kabir Ali  Acclaimed British actor who was last seen in ‘The Hobbit’ recently showcased his latest feature ‘The Eichmann Show’ at the prestigious BAFTA theatre in London. The film marks a one of its kind collaboration, boasting a strong India connect, with noted film producer Sheetal Talwar having co-produced this film with the BBC and BAFTA Winner and ... Read More »

Obama, Modi to address US-India CEO Forum meeting today

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New Delhi Trade and economic issues, including visa, totalisation pact and impediments hampering investments, are likely to figure at Monday’s US-India CEO Forum meeting, which will be jointly addressed by visiting US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are also expected to attend the meeting, which among ... Read More »

Will pursue growth plans at full throttle from March: AirAsia

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New Delhi No-frills carrier AirAsia India has said it will pursue its growth plans at full throttle from March with the induction of more aircraft and expansion of the route network. As part of its summer schedule from March to October, which is yet to be finalised, the budget carrier would be looking at 100 frequencies per week and adding ... Read More »

FDI in services up 20% to $1.84 bn during April-November 2014

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New Delhi With the government taking steps to improve ease of doing business and attracting investments, FDI inflows into the services sector grew by 20 percent to USD 1.84 billion in the April-November period this fiscal. The services sector, which includes banking, insurance, outsourcing, R&D, courier and technology testing, had received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth USD 1.46 billion during ... Read More »

Pope Francis advises families to talk more instead of using smart phones

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London Pope Francis has urged families to put aside their smart phones and social media feeds and learn how to talk to one another again. The Pope of the Catholic Church said in an official statement that the great challenge they are facing today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate ... Read More »

Home Ministry to launch security web portal

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New Delhi Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has decided to launch a web portal ‘MySecurity.in’ that will be a platform for innovation in the field of security related web applications. Any individual, company, student, NGO etc can develop and deploy on this portal such security applications which may be useful to the people. It will enable the general public to ... Read More »

NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars

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Washington The US space agency has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a new software that will enable scientists to work on Mars virtually using a wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens. Developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, the software called OnSight will give researchers a means to plan and, along with the Mars Curiosity rover, conduct science ... Read More »

Coal scam: ED registers case against Jindal Strips Limited

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The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against Jindal Strips Limited and unknown Coal Ministry officials in connection with the allocation of Gare Palma IV/1 coal block to the company. The ED has initiated investigations based on a case of alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation last October. The CBI probe ... Read More »

British government seeks vote on plain cigarette packaging

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London The British government said Wednesday it would seek a vote on forcing tobacco firms to sell cigarettes in plain packaging before the current parliament ends ahead of a May election. “This government is completely committed to protecting children from the harm that tobacco causes,” said Jane Ellison, a junior minister in charge of public health. “That`s why I`m announcing ... Read More »