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  • Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur among world’s most polluted cities

    Friday, May 13, 2016

    Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur among world’s most polluted cities

    It may be good news for Delhi as World Health Organisation’s urban air quality database for 2016  have shown a decline in PM 2.5 levels in Delhi since 20

  • Impacts of India-Mauritius tax treaty on FDI

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Impacts of India-Mauritius tax treaty on FDI

    After numerous rounds of talks over the last few years India and Mauritius on 10th May 2016, signed the protocol amending the 33-year-old India-Mauritius Double

  • World's oldest axe discovered in Australia

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    World's oldest axe discovered in Australia

    Archaeologists in Australia have discovered a fragment of the world’s oldest known ground edge axe, created up to 49,000 years ago, the period coincides with

  •  Congress's Harish Rawat wins Uttarakhand floor test

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Congress's Harish Rawat wins Uttarakhand floor test

    The central government has informed the Supreme Court that the Harish Rawat-led Congress government has won the floor test in the state legislative assembly con

  • NASA’s Kepler telescope finds largest trove of exoplanets

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    NASA’s Kepler telescope finds largest trove of exoplanets

    NASA’s unmanned Kepler space observatory, which launched in 2009,  has discovered the largest trove of exoplanets outside our solar system. It has di

  • Britain's first baby born using Next-Generation DNA sequencing method

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Britain's first baby born using Next-Generation DNA sequencing method

    Biagio Russo is the United Kingdom’s  first baby born in Oxford using a ground-breaking embryo screening technique which uses the the process of rev

  • Parliament Passes Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2016

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Parliament Passes Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2016

    Parliament has passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2016 which seeks to deal with offences related to hijacking of aircraft. The bill, provides for death penalty eve

  • UPSC Civil Services Examination results 2016 declared, names of top-10 rankers

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    UPSC Civil Services Examination results 2016 declared, names of top-10 rankers

    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the final result of Civil Services Examination 2015. The written exam was held in December 2015 and the&

  • World’s first holographic flexible smartphone developed

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    World’s first holographic flexible smartphone developed

    Scientists from the Queen's University, Canada claim to have developed the world's first holographic flexible smartphone that lets users interact with 3D videos

  • Geospatial Information Regulation Bill : a licence to kill innovation

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    Geospatial Information Regulation Bill : a licence to kill innovation

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on May 4, 2016 released a draft of “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016.” According to the draft it will be m


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