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Cannes Film Festival 2015 Kicks Off: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Yet to Walk on Red Carpet

2015 Cannes Film Festival began on Wednesday with 35,000 film personalities and professionals and over 4,000 international journalists coming together for the world’s biggest film event at Cannes in France. Famous in India, Cannes Festival denotes the featured appearance of Bollywood idol Aishwarya Rai Bachchan every year and in 2014 she appeared along with her daugher Aaradhya Bachchan too. It ...

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India team wins two awards at NASA Rover Challenge 2015

Mumbai’s SVKM’s NMIMS Mukesh Patel School of Technology, Management & Engineering has won two prizes at the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge was held April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition, the team also won the safety system award in university division whiel the spirit award was for its overall team energy enthusiasm and camraderie. In ...

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Vajpayee Conferred Bharat Ratna Finally

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony at his home here attended by the country’s leadership. The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee’s 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence here to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya ...

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Delhi Holds Sustainable Development Summit Ahead of UN Event

The award was presented to the Former President of European Commission & Former Prime Minister of Portugal Dr José Manuel Durão Barroso by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, India and Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI & Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The 3-day 15th Sustainable Development Summit was held at the country level in New Delhi ...

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Mars Orbiter Mission Team Team Wins Space Pioneer Award

It is a proud moment for the Indian Space Research Organisation as India’s Mars Orbiter mission team has won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award on Tuesday, in the science and engineering category from National Space Society. The US based NSS, said in a statement, “This award will be presented to an ISRO representative during the National Space Society’s 2015 International ...

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Indian-American teens outshine others at Intel science talent semi-final round

As many as 73 Indian-Americans figure among 300 high school seniors named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition. The contest is designed to reward young scientists and to recognize the richness of how they contribute to improving and enriching everyday life. Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from ...

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BioAsia to Hold Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad in January

BioAsia 2015 declared the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare sector. It will be held as four phases in the months of January and February. BioAsia Healthcare Devthon is an initiative that will bring together healthcare experts, doctors, designers, engineers, technologists ...

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2014 International Icon of the Year Award Goes to Amitabh Bachchan

  Bollywood veteran and legend actor Amitabh Bachchan has been awarded the International Icon of the Year at the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards in Mumbai and another veteran actress Asha Parekh was given the Lifetime Achievement award. The star-studded award ceremony, held on Sunday, was co-hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Riteish Deshmukh along with “Cocktail” star Saif Ali ...

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Kim Kardashian deserves ‘Rear of 2014’ award: Pippa Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge’s sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a comparison between her derriere with that of Kim, who recently posed ...

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Star CEO Uday Shankar named media industry Person of the Decade

The CEO of Star India, Uday Shankar, received the media industry’s Person of the Decade award on Friday from Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao at an event attended by top media, marketing and advertising professionals. [ALSO SEE: Uday Shankar pitches for Satyamev Jayate in NYC] Rao described Shankar’s journey from being a print journalist to heading a large media organization ...

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