3 potentially habitable planets that could have water found by Nasa

India, Feb. 23 -- Nasa has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets of which three could hold life, a find that has thrilled not just the planet-hunters but also the scientific community. This is the first time three potentially habitable planets, which could have life-sustaining liquid water, have been found together. All seven are part of the TRAPPIST-1 star system that lies about 39 light years away from us - it would take 44 milli... और पढ़ें

Idea of creating state-owned ARCs to tackle NPAs gaining traction

India, Feb. 23 -- The idea of setting up a state- owned asset reconstruction company (ARC) or bad bank to deal with mounting NPAs is gaining traction and it needs to be created quickly, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said as per the PTI report.

"Essentially, there seems like a growing convergence towards the idea (of state-backed asset reconstruction company). The broad idea that we should do like this is gaining traction," he said.

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Bharti Airtel hits 52-week high on acquiring Telenor India

India, Feb. 23 -- Shares of Bharti Airtel rallied nearly 11 per cent, hitting 52-week high, in early trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange after the telecom major said that it will acquire Telenor India Communications, which will boost the company's customer base and network.

Following the announcement, shares of company gained as much as 10.93 per cent to hit 52-week high in intra-day trade to Rs 400.65 apiece on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India; scrip hits 52-week high

India, Feb. 23 -- Bharti Airtel, the country's largest telecom operator, on Thursday said that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor India Communications, which propelled scrip hit 52-week high on bourses. The acquisition is subjected to requisite regulatory approvals.

"As part of the agreement, Airtel will acquire Telenor India's running operations in seven circles - Andhra Pradesh, B... और पढ़ें

Bharti Airtel, Telenor tie-up to bolster additional spectrum network

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor (India) Communications.

The acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals, and as part of the

agreement, Airtel will acquire Telenor India's running operations in seven circles including Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, ... और पढ़ें

7 Earth-size planets found orbiting star, may hold life

Washington, US , Feb. 23 --

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.

The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington, reports CNN.

This discovery outside of our solar system is rare because the planets have ... और पढ़ें

Last hymn of the Rig Veda

India, Feb. 23 -- By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik - Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Rig Veda has over a thousand hymns (sukta) that are arranged in ten chapters (mandala). The first and the tenth mandalas have precisely 191 hymns, indicating that the arrangement of hymns is not random, but deliberate. This organisation of hymns is attributed to Vyasa. Internal evidence in the Rig Veda suggests that originally there were many tribes and cla... और पढ़ें

Three NGOs awarded Rs 5 crore grant each by a Noida foundation

Noida, Feb. 23 -- Three non-governmental organizations working towards environmental causes with involvement of local communities in Gujrat; extending basic education and life skills to economically weak women and children in West Bengal and providing education to foster ecological entrepreneurs in Maharashtra on Tuesday won a grant of Rs 5 crore each from HCL Foundation. The three NGOs were among 3,000 entries which stood top in the competition.... और पढ़ें

Hockey India League: Uttar Pradesh Wizards in semis after thrilling draw

India, Feb. 23 -- Uttar Pradesh Wizards made it to the semifinals of the Hockey India League for the fourth time, playing a 4-4 draw with table-toppers Dabang Mumbai here on Wednesday. The sharing of points helped the Wizards finish third in the six-team league with 25 points, while Mumbai finished at the top with 35 points. In the semifinals on Saturday at Chandigarh, the Wizards will play Kalinga Lancers, while Mumbai will lock horns with Delhi... और पढ़ें

The typical Indian solution- Jugaad

India, Feb. 23 -- By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A typical solution for all problems "Jugaad," a colloquial Hindi and Punjabi word. Universally accepted. Funnily the interpretation or the meaning of the word jugaad means different to different people. For some it is an innovative fix, for some it is creativity with meagre resources, for some it is fixing of a problem bending rules, the list is endless. Every time I go to Tirupat... और पढ़ें