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Kudankulam nuclear power plant gets nod from AERB for loading fuel

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Aug 11, Chennai: The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Friday gave its nod for the loading of fuel in the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, marking a significant movement forward towards the commissioning of the plant. Having received the go-ahead, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) will […]

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Curiosity sends its first panoramic color photo of Mars

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Aug 10, Pasadena: The U.S. space agency, NASA, has released the first color image transmitted by the mars rover Curiosity. This color photo can appreciate more clearly the Sharp Mountain, a mountain of 5.km height on which the machine will do its exploration. After eight months of space travel and two days succeeding landing on […]

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India test fired medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

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Aug 9, New Delhi: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its medium range nuclear weapons capable strategic ballistic missile, Agni-II, for its full range of more than 2,000 km from Wheeler Island off the Odisha Coast on Thursday. The launch was carried out by Strategic Force Command personnel from a mobile launcher. The Intermediate Range Ballistic […]

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Indian Mars mission: Union Cabinet to give NOC today

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Aug 2, New Delhi: India has decided to make another ambitious space effort by sending an orbiter to Mars in November 2013. India will be the sixth space power to undertake such an effort after the US, Russia, Europe, Japan and China, whose maiden attempt last year was unsuccessful. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is learnt […]

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Apple, Samsung, Sony: Who copied who?

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Aug 2, San Jose (CA): The debates have entered the heart of the matter Tuesday with a full scale assault on Apple’s lawyers against its competitor. After the difficult choice of the jury, the hearing finally began in the mega-trial that pits Apple to Samsung for patent violations reciprocal and plagiarism, the first accusing the […]

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Finally, Microsoft dumps Hotmail, launches new email service named Outlook.com

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Aug 1, Redmond: It’s not a facelift, it is a face transplant. Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled the beta version of its new email service. Farewell Hotmail, up to Outlook. The real news: the site is modern, simple and functional, and no longer ashamed to face Gmail. It remains to convince users to return. “We think it […]

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North India Power Blackout: Power Minister appointed a panel to probe

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July 31, New Delhi: Seven north indian states was hit by a massive power outage on Monday that began at 2:30 am after the country’s Northern Grid network collapsed. The power cut impacted between 350 – 370 million people in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. It also impacted train and metro services […]

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Apple would consider investing in Twitter.

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July 28, San Francisco: Apple has had discussions with leaders of the micro-blogging site Twitter in recent months in order to invest, said Friday night the New York Times. The U.S. computer group would consider “an investment totaling hundreds of millions of dollars, which could enhance Twitter to over $ 10 billion,” but there would […]

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Nuance is to launch Next Generation of Swype with Hinglish support.

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July 27, Mumbai: Nuance Communications Inc. today announced that the next generation of Swype, a learning, living touch input keyboard, now supports the Hinglish language – a mixture of Hindi and English. Going forward Swype will recognize Hinglish words like chai, paani, desi, garam and masti. “People use their keyboards every day in every way […]

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Facebook stock market plunges after featureless results

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July 27, New York: For the first time since its stock exchange listing, Facebook has released its financial results on Thursday evening of July 26. The first social networking world has announced a net loss of $ 157 million for the second quarter, triggering a new wave of sales of the title. Based on the […]

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