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Khalsa college researchers have developed “Friendly Insects” to help protect crops

Doing their bit towards encouraging organic farming are the agriculture scientists of Khalsa College, Punjab. It is the Bio-Control Lab at the Agriculture Department of the college which is spear heading the development of friendly insects in their laboratory. These insects are aimed towards protecting the crops from pests which traditionally have been harming the crops. These friendly insects are...

Presenting a self assembling phone from the stables of MIT

It will only mate with the appropriate reverse pieces, and will reject non-compatible type elements.

Nice! Send Documents Now Via Whatsapp

After the recent round of updates, Facebook-owned WhatsApp, has finally received the ability to send documents over chats. This feature is currently visible in the builds available via Google Play and the App Store. For now, users can only exchange pdf files but the file support is bound to expand soon.

Come Monday And Yahoo May Start Approaching Bidders

With Yahoo Inc. seeking bidders for its core business, it will start approaching potential corporate and private equity buyers from as soon as Monday. Verizon Communications Inc., Comcast Corp. and AT&T Inc. have shown interest but potential first-round bids are unlikely to come in the first month.

Get This: US Ready To Manufacture F-16s In India!

Undoubtedly one of the largest projects under the 'Make in India' initiative, US fighter jet maker Lockheed Martin is ready to manufacture F-16 jets in India. Though no time-frame was committed to have the plant operational, US supports the ongoing talks between the two countries to set up the facility.

TRAI Violations Made Telecom Operators Cough Up Rs 6 Crore In Penalty

Telecom operators paid a total penalty of around Rs 6 crore during July 2014-June 2015 to Trai pertaining to violation of service quality norms. Out of this, mobile services providers paid Rs 3.48 crores, fixed line service providers Rs 44.5 lakh while broadband service provider paid Rs 21.75 lakh. Show-cause notices issued on metering and billing matters further fetched Rs 1,18,841.

Sweeping Changes Suggested For The Companies Act By Panel

The suggested changes for the Companies Act, 2013, are expected to make it easier for companies to raise funds and ensure that shareholder democracy does not cripple the functioning of firms and businesses. It also proposed easing regulations managerial remuneration and removal of the restriction on layers of subsidiaries and investment companies.

Eat This : “Make In India” Logo Was Not Designed By An Indian Firm

Disclosed under RTI, the logo of the much-hyped Make in India initiative was designed by Weiden+Kennedy India Limited. Founded in Portland, Oregon, it is one of the largest independently owned advertising agencies and was hired by Govt of India for Rs 11 crore for advertising and promotion of the campaign.

Postal Department Profits Up By 900% [Driven By Ecommerce Partnership]

This unprecedented profit growth by India Post in the past two years upon tying up with e commerce brands is majorly due to its reach into the remotest corners of India. Also, adding to the list is India Posts reliability which makes it the favoured Cash-On-Delivery (COD) channel used by these brands.

Coming Up: A 1,000 Cr Smartphone Manufacturing Facility By Intex In Gr Noida

Aimed towards ending dependence on imports to meet its demand, Intex will develop this facility spread over 20 lakh square feet area in three years. It will have a capacity to not only produce about 35 million phones but also produce LED televisions, washing machines and other computer peripherals.

Maneka Gandhi Claims ‘All Violence is Male Generated’

Interacting live with users on Facebook, as part of the Women and Child Development ministry’s ‘#100Women’ initiative, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that the role of men in gender sensitisation was critical since “all the violence is male-generated”.

Obama Awards Jhumpa Lahiri With The National Humanities Medal

Pulitzer winner Ms Lahiri was presented the medal yesterday by Mr Obama in the White house. The award is in recognition of her “beautifully wrought narratives of estrangement and belonging” which go on to highlight the “Indian-American experience”.

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