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India ranks third in global doping report for year 2013 by WADA

India has been ranked third in Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report for year 2013 released by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). As per the report 91 athletes from Indian have been tested positive for banned substances in year 2013. Of these 91 Indians athletes, 20 were women athletes. Key facts from report Russia was ranked first in ..

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Government to complete Phase-III of Cable TV Digitization by 2015

The Government has modified the timeline for Cable TV Digitisation. As per the new timeline, Phase III will be over by end of 2015 and Phase IV, a year later, by end of 2016. In Phase III and IV, cable TV digitization will spread to the rural areas. Phase I was digitization of metro cities, ..

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‘Email’ invented by Indian-American V A Shiva Ayyadurai turns 32

On August 30, 2014, email turned 32 years. The method of message transfer was invented by Indian American V.A.Shiva Ayyadurai when he was just 14 years. V A Shiva Ayyadurai was born to a Tamil Family in Bombay in 1963. In 1978, Shiva Ayyadurai invented a computer programme, which he called “email,” that simulated all ..

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Budget Box 2014-15: Highlights

Union Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget 2014-15. The highlights:   For individuals No change in the Tax slab on personal income Income tax exemption limit increased by Rs 50,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh and for senior citizens to Rs 3 lakh Exemption limit for investment in financial instruments under 80C increased to ..

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What is Tizen? – "Samsung launched Tizen-powered smart watches"

Samsung launched second generation Gear smart watches powered by Tizen operating system to break the iOS and Android duopoly in the mobile market. Samsung’s NX300M smart camera was the first device to run on Tizen, and the Gear 2 paves the way for what Samsung calls the “Tizen based wearable platform.” About second-generation Gear smart watches ..

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Tata launches Nano Twist

Tata Motors launched the Nano Twist- a variant of its small car Nano. The Nano Twist comes with a power steering, which the earlier Nano models did not have. The company claims that the Nano Twist is the first in the category to have an electric power steering as all other manufacturers like Maruti offer ..

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