ISRO's PSLV-C35 places eight satellites in two orbits
Besides Isro's own weather satellite SCATSAT-1, the PSLV-C35 mission also successfully launched PISAT, a nanosatellite developed by PESU and a consortium of engineering colleges and the Pratham satellite designed and built by the students of IIT Bombay
Zuckerberg, wife Priscilla to put up $3bn 'to end all diseases'
The announcement of the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative to end all diseases by the end of the century met with considerable initial scepticism, but now experts are veering around to the belief that it is doable though it needs more focus on developing countries
German synthetic rubber maker Lanxess to buy US-based Chemtura for $2.12 bn
German synthetic rubber maker Lanxess AG yesterday struck a deal to buy Chemtura Corp, a major global providers of high-quality flame retardant and lubricant additives
New York Times says vote Hillary Clinton, blasts Trump
The influential New York Times on Sunday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying her intelligence, record of public service and other strengths qualify her for the White House
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  Bordering the danger zones
  Shatrujeet Nath, former assistant editor of The Economic Times, talks to Swetha Amit about his book The Karachi Deception
  Each extra minute of exposure to display ads can boost direct traffic to company website by 10%: research
  A new digital attribution model shows that advertising effects are amplified up to four times when consumers are targeted earlier and for longer periods of time
  Mahabharat retold through the eyes of a commoner
  Gautam Chikermane, media director, Reliance Industries Ltd and director on the board of CARE India talks to Swetha Amit about his choice to represent a subaltern view of the Mahabharat in his new book Tunnel of Varanavat
  Good vines make better wines
  Aditi Pai, co-founder of Vallonne Vineyards talks to Swetha Amit about her adventures as a vintner after a journalistic career with a news magazine
  Five ways bioengineers want to use 3-D printing
  Now that 3D printing has made it easier to generate custom-made prosthetics, bioengineers are looking ahead at manufacturing actual cellular material
  Grand slam woman
  Sania Mirza, iconic Indian woman tennis champ in conversation with Swetha Amit about her autobiography Ace against Odds
  Drama at the airport
  Quite often an IAS officer's posting in a state is made at the behest of local politicians close to the chief minister, with many an officer unwittingly caught in the crossfire between rival political factions, says former IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, who retired as the secretary general  of the Rajya Sabha
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