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India's ailing air force at risk in tough neighbourhood

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) - India’s air force risks a major capability gap opening up with China and Pakistan without new western warplanes or if local defence contractors can’t produce what the military needs in a timely manner.<p>Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter aircraft jets fly past during the …

India

Duty Hike on Petrol, Diesel to Fetch Rs 10,500 Crore in FY15: Jaitley

<b>New Delhi</b>: The government will get an additional Rs 10,500 crore in the current fiscal year from hike in excise duty on petrol and diesel.<p>Finance …

Uber’s legal liability in rape case under Delhi Police scrutiny

Delhi Police is examining legal liability of the Uber taxi service and probing how the fake police verification certificate was provided to the …

India

Live blog: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google co-founder Sergey Brin at the Code Conference

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google executives have always claimed to have studied the rise and plateau of Microsoft — including its innovation dilemmas …

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A Decade Of Observing Earth From Space Has Given Us These Breathtaking Views

The ESA's Envistat satellite was the largest Earth observation satellite ever built.<p>Since 2002, it has circled the Earth, collecting invaluable information on our environment and the advancing danger of climate change. Contact with Envistat was suddenly lost in April 2012, but the wealth of …

European Space Agency

Microsoft welcomed Nokia employees with a history book

The 128-page book was a gift highlighting the milestones of each company.<p>Nokia employees who joined Microsoft as a result of the recent merger received a surprise package to welcome them aboard.<p>Designed by a company called TCOLondon, a 128-page illustrated commemorative book was sent to former …

Employment

How Satya Nadella Has Completely Changed Microsoft In Just 3 Months

That has turned out to be a smart choice.<p>In a few short weeks, the company has a fresh outlook and a more respectful attitude toward all of its constituents, customers, developers, and, most especially, competitors.<p>The sunny outlook is infectious. Microsoft's stock is trading at a 14-year high, …

Microsoft Office

The Worst Thing You Can Do to Your Brain

<b>(And Vice Versa)</b><p>The brain hasn't ever been unimportant, but it has risen to new heights in an age where neuroscience and genetics are sharply focused …