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Fiat Chrysler launches first new Jeep brand after merger
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has announced the launch of its first Jeep brand after the two companies merged lst year
DRDO to test canister-fired Agni-V long-range missile on 31 January
The missile can carry a nuclear warhead weighing 1.1 tonnes and strike targets situated over 5,000 km away
Obama to skip Taj Mahal during India visit
Barack Obama's visit to Taj Mahal in Agra on 27 January has been cancelled, government sources said today, hours before the US President was to board Air Force One for his visit to India
Talking to loved ones in coma helps recovery
Study answers the anxiously-asked question "Can he hear me?" by loved ones of patients in coma with a resounding "Yes"
Australian miner Arrium closes iron ore mine as prices plunge
Other mid-sized Australian miners have also cut costs to sustain in the low price environment
Perovskites boost silicon solar cells: study
Putting a film of the crystalline material perovskite on top of a silicon solar cell increases the cell's efficiency nearly 50 per cent, Stanford engineers say
US brewery to remove 'Gandhi-Bot' label, rename beer
In a travesty of the Mahatma's message and values, the Gandhi-Bot beer, was promoted as ''fully vegetarian'' and ''an ideal aid for self-purification and the seeking of truth and love.''
 
Interviews
  The World (in 2030) according to Gates
  The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster over the next 15 years than at any other time in history - all driven by technology - is among the bold prediction being made by Bill and Melinda Gates, billionaire philanthropists, in the 2015 'annual Gates letter,' known as Gates Notes
  Chronicling elections 2014
  Journalist and TV anchor Rajdeep Sardesai, consulting editor of the 'Headlines Today', talks to Swetha Amit about his book 2014 The Election That Changed India
  Oil price slump could make Keystone XL pipeline redundant
  With oil prices plunging to around $46 a barrel on Tuesday, TransCanada Corp's controversial $8-billion Keystone XL pipeline across the US could turn into a white elephant
  Boardroom spirituality is all about values and common sense: Gopika Kapoor
  The author of bestselling books like Spiritual Parenting, Spiritual Pregnancy and Spiritual Relationships, Gopika Kapoor talks to Swetha Amit about her new book, Spiritual Success: wisdom for the boardroom and beyond, co authored with her husband Mohit Kapoor
  Blood work: scientists uncover surprising new tools to rejuvenate the brain
  Researchers have shown that neurons can be generated throughout adulthood, but also that the maddening aspects of ageing, such as memory loss and slower processing speed, can be partially reversed
  2014: The year of a rise, and a fall
  This year will be remembered for two things. The rise of Narendra Modi as a citizen-emperor, an event that is transforming politics in this country in ways few of us had thought possible. Second, the precipitous fall in oil prices that could not have happened at a better time for our economy, notes domain-b columnist Vivek Sharma
  Deciphering God in the lexicon of a banker
  Leading Indian bestselling author, banker Ravi Subramanian is popularly referred to as the 'John Grisham of banking'. In this interview with Swetha Amit Subramanian talks about his latest novel God is a Gamer, his interest in Bitcoins and his future plans
  IAS memories: talking aloud
  Outstation tours can have peculiar consequences on return to home base, writes retired IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, a former secretary to government of India, and secretary-general, Rajya Sabha
  "We help PC users get organised": Kiron Kasbekar
  Kiron Kasbekar, chairman and managing director of The Information Company, talks to Nasscom's Mukta Anand in an interview about the breakthrough desktop-based software, Organyze, which was recently awarded a patent by the US Patents & Trademarks Office. Reproduced with permission of Nasscom
  Christopher Doyle's Mahabharat quest
  A former multinational CEO, Christopher Doyle, author of 21 titles with more on the way, discusses with Swetha Amit the background of his recent book, The Mahabharata Quest
  Red Flag overshadows Star-Spangled Banner
  China enters 2015 as a $17.6 trillion economy, accounting for 16.5 per cent of the world's economy, whereas the US will slide down to second place with a GDP of $17.4 trillion and 16.3 per cent share of global economy. By C K Unnikrishnan
  Why I say Sachin destroyed my life
  Vikram Sathaye talks about his new book How Sachin Destroyed My Life, his reasons for coming up with this quirky title, his journey as a stand-up comedian and lessons learnt from the world of cricket. By Swetha Amit
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