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ISRO to Open Space Park in Bengaluru Next Month, Second One at Sriharikota in Pipeline

Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to open a 100-acre Space Park in Bangalore for the private industry to set up manufacturing base of space satellites and sub-systems required for burgeoning space business, while another is being planned near sriharikota, to be in the vicinity of India’s prime Spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at the 103rd Indian Science Congress ...

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India Appoints New Envoy to Pakistan

Close after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawz Sharif on his birthday, India has announced the appointment of diplomat Gautam H. Bambawale as next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan and he is slated to take over his new responsibility soon. Belonging to 1984 batch of Indian Foreign Service, Gautam H. Bambawale served ...

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Maldives No Longer Tax Haven for Indians?

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement for the exchange of information between India and Maldives with respect to taxes, which will stimulate effective exchange of information between the two countries which will help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance. This follows close on the heels of External Affairs ...

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Missing Middle: Microfinance Industry Hopes Small Finance Banks Will Fill Gap

Microfinance industry experts who addressed the annual Inclusive Finance Summit 2015 in New Delhi on Wednesday have expressed optimism that the new Small Finance Banks will fill the "missing middle" in reaching the unbanked and bottom of the pyramid. Eight out of 10 Small Finance Banks which have been given in-principle nod by RBI are microfinance institution (MFIs). While some ...

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Builders Lobby Chief Welcomes FDI in Real Estate

Following the Indian government’s recent relaxation of FDI norms in the res estate segment allowing foreign investments, Indian builders welcomed the move describing it as encouraging gesture for new investors from across the world. Raheja Developers said it has made changes in their several existing business policies just to ensure the benefit of investors. "There is a requirement of 11 ...

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After Europe, US, Japan, It’s China’s Turn to Vie for Large Hadron Collider

With the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) achieving the so-called ultimate triumph in particle physics with its Higgs Boson experiment in 2012, China has jumped the bandwagon while Japan is piggy-backing the CERN. India has already dug the earth in Tamil Nadu for its Netrino underground venture. What’s coming forth is that Chinese scientists at the Institute of High ...

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Navratri 2015: Messages, Wishes to Send to Your Beloved Ones

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Navratri 2015 begins on Tuesday, October 13 and will go on for nine days as the name suggests. Devotees celebrate the festival to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, which are Sailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Maha Gowri and Siddhidayini. These nine forms of Goddess Durga are said to symbolise creative energy and the feminine body ...

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