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OECD introduces ‘single global standard’ for automatic exchange of financial info

Taking a significant step towards combating the black money menace, the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) unveiled ‘single global standard’ for automatic exchange of financial account information between jurisdictions. To enable automatic exchange of financial account information pertaining to tax issues, the new standard makes it mandatory for the financial institutions, including ..

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India successfully launched PSLV C-23 with 5 satellites

India’s ANTRIX (ISRO’s commercial arm) successfully launched 5 foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 rocket which placed them in orbit. The rocket was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota and was also witnessed by PM Narendra Modi. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 placed all five satellites into their respective orbits. ..

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Germany to organize "myCopter Project Day" in November 2014

As per an announcement by myCopter coordinator, myCopter Project Day will be held in Braunschweig in Germany on 20 November 20, 2014. myCopter Project myCopter Project was conceptualized in 2007 with an aim to design Personal Aerial Vehicles and to develop an effective, efficient and user-friendly Personal Aerial Transportation System. The initial project is almost complete, ..

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Exhibition in Germany observes 100 years of World War I

An exhibition marking 100 years of World War I (WW I) has been organized at the German Historical Museum, Berlin (Germany). The exhibition will run until the end of 2014. It will take overall view of the war like events leading up to the war, the war itself and the consequence (both from a European and a global perspective). The ..

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Existence of 117th element “Ununseptium (Uus)” confirmed

The existence of element 117- “Ununseptium (Uus)” has been confirmed by the scientists at the GSI accelerator laboratory in Germany, including those from India, who have created atoms of the element. This confirmation succeeds the original discovery, made in 2010 by a joint US—Russian team. The atoms were similar to the heaviest atoms ever observed, 40% ..

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