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India To Contribute USD 500,000 To UN Emergency Response Fund

India will contribute USD 500,000 to a UN rapid response funding mechanism for the 2015-16 period. UNITED NATIONS:  India will contribute USD 500,000 to a UN rapid response funding mechanism for the 2015-16 period to support global humanitarian relief operations. India had contributed USD 500,000 to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in 2014 and announced a similar contribution for ... Read More »

A Berkeley professor has found a pattern in when the Fed leaks secrets about monetary policy

BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. central bankers not only regularly leak secret information about monetary policy, but the leaks are so predictably timed that a savvy investor without access to the leaked information could make money just by buying stocks in certain weeks. That is the bottom line from new research by University of California Berkeley professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen and ... Read More »

Russia just announced that it’s sending humans to the moon

(ESA) The European Space Agency’s version of a permanent lunar base. Before 2030, Russia plans to land its first cosmonauts on the moon, and Europe wants a piece of the action. They’re a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel. On Tuesday, ... Read More »

Skype viva to be permitted for Ph.D candidates by DU: Plagiarism to be checked

Offering an easier way to the Phd students, the Delhi University has now permitted them to appear for the viva through skpye or other ways of video conferencing. Before this decision was announced, students had to appear for the viva in person  for the doctoral programmes. This was really uncomfortable for those PhD scholars, who were ready to submit their ... Read More »

Snapdeal to Invest $100 Million in App-Only SMB Marketplace Shopo

E-commerce major Snapdeal will invest $100 million (about Rs. 665 crores) in Shopo as it looks to build up the recently launched venture into a one million seller-strong platform. Launched in July, Shopo is a mobile-only platform, which aims to bring small and medium businesses (SMBs) that cannot register on bigger e-commerce portals. “We launched Shopo in mid-July and we ... Read More »