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Software, IT firm seeks extension to tax exemption under STPI

Software, IT firm seeks extension to tax exemption under STPI

The Indian IT industry has sought extension of tax benefits under STPI and simplification of the tax structure to encourage investments in the sector, among others as part of its… Read more »

Global warming could affect wolfs in the US

Global warming could affect wolfs in the US

Computer climate simulations suggest wolverines in the contiguous United States may not survive climate change caused by greenhouse gases, U.S. researchers say. The National Center for Atmospheric Research says wolverine… Read more »

Chinese firm eyes US defence contracts: report

Chinese firm eyes US defence contracts: report

The maker of China‘s new stealth fighter plans to team up with a small California firm for what would seem like mission impossible: bidding for US defence contracts, a report… Read more »

Man survives burial under 6 feet of snow

Man survives burial under 6 feet of snow

A Vermont man was rescued from a 6-foot snowdrift that buried all of him but his head, state police said. Jean Butler, 52, of Newfane was raking snow off his… Read more »

US billionaire to build 60-storey tower in Mumbai

US billionaire to build 60-storey tower in Mumbai

US billionaire real-estate developer Donald Trump is finally making a serious move to transform the skyline of India‚Äôs financial capital, Mumbai. Trump is now planning to develop a super luxury… Read more »

Radioactivity shrinks bird brain size by 5 pc

Radioactivity shrinks bird brain size by 5 pc

Researchers say birds living near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which exploded in 1986, have smaller brains than normal. Researchers discovered that birds living in the exclusion… Read more »

Nestle acquires CM&D Pharma

Nestle acquires CM&D Pharma

Swiss food giant Nestle has acquired CM&D Pharma, a UK-based drug maker that specializes in the development of products tailored for patients with kidney disease, for an undisclosed amount. Nestle… Read more »

NIC stress on sectoral group council

NIC stress on sectoral group council

The National Innovation Council has proposed setting up of Sectoral Innovation Council by the Central Ministries for preparing a roadmap for a decade of innovations in the respective sectors. The… Read more »

Indian firm to sell its content in Hollywood

Indian firm to sell its content in Hollywood

Kochi based Vibes Visual & Media Pvt Ltd signs an agreement with Hollywood based Potmax LLC operating from Santa Clara enabling the later to sell its content in US markets… Read more »

Indian cos raises $3.4 bn in December

Indian cos raises $3.4 bn in December

Indian companies raised over USD 3.41 billion overseas in December through External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) and Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs), the Reserve Bank said. Around 65 companies raised over… Read more »