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ISRO Gets NIQR-GKD Award for Outstanding Performance

Indian space agency ISRO has received the award for Outstanding Organisation-2016 from National Institution for Quality & Reliability (NIQR) at the 15th NIQR National Convention held in Chennai. As part of quality promotion activity NIQR recognises Organisations for their outstanding contribution to the practice of Total Quality in all their activities and gives away awards during the Convention. ISRO was ...

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Is Kanhaiya Kumar arrest the last one by BS Bassi before retirement?

Why did Delhi Police turned over-enthusiastic to arrest JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar that too under sedition charges when the lad was repeatedly seen on all TV channels that he never raised any anti-India slogans and was sworn to Indian Constitution? Latest media reports, one by CNN-IBN quoting sources said that BS Bassi, Delhi Police chief is eyeing the post of ...

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JNUSU Leader’s Hearing Now on Feb 22 as Lawyers Clash Again Outside Court

Following the outrageous incident of lawyers beating JNU students, teachers and some press persons inside the courtroom on Monday with the police being mute witness to the drama, the Supreme Court has issued strict guidelines on restricting entry of persons, including lawyers when JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar will be presented before the judges today. But it proved futile and the ...

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Home Minister presents Padma Vibhushan to veteran actor Dilip Kumar

Padma Vibhushan, the highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, was presented to veteran actor Dileep Kumar (Mohammad Yusuf Khan) as was announced on the Republic Day of 2015 for his exceptional and distinguished service. Dilip Kumar was to receive the Padma Vibhushan at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on April 8, 2015 in New Delhi, but he could ...

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Smart Campaign Recognizes 5 MFIs at Inclusive Finance Summit 2015

The Smart Campaign, a global movement to embed client-protection principles in microfinance institutions worldwide, on Tuesday recognized five Indian financial institutions with Smart Certification, acknowledging their high standards of client care. The five are Arohan, Grameen Koota, Janalakshmi, Sonata and Utkarsh. This is the third year in a row that the Campaign has recognized Smart-Certified Indian institutions at the annual ...

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Indian Teenagers Miss 2015 ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ Award

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The 2015 Discovery’s Award for ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ has gone to a 15-year-old student Hannah Herbst for deveoping a prototype that provides stable power from ocean currents, though five Indian teenagers made it to the finalists. Last year, the award went to Sahil Doshi. The 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge had 5 Indian-origin students among the top ...

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Devas Row: ISRO arm Antrix to Cough up $672 Million in Damages

The decade-old controversy between Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its client Davas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd has come to an end with the International Tribunal awarding the latter a damage of $672 Million, which will prove costlier than expected for the space agency which is known for its budget-savy payloads to space including MOM ...

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It’s Official! ‘Baahubali’ Poster in Kochi is the World Largest Poster

After breaking all the box office records, Baahubali is again in news. The movie poster erected in Kochi as reported, vying for the honour was accorded the status of being the largest film poster and it was officially confirmed by the Guinness World records. Bahubali director S.S. Rajamouli also tweeted and confirmed the official award, congratulated Prem Menon and his ...

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ISRO receives Space Pioneer Award in Canada for Mars Orbiter Mission, Mangalyaan

As announced months ago, ISRO received the Space Pioneer Award from the US National Space Agency at a conference held in Canada during May 20 to 24, said ISRO in a statement. The award under the Science and Engineering category was given to Indian Space Research Organization at the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference. The Space Pioneer award came ...

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