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Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.Patent holders can tell Google about the patents they're willing to sell and the expected price through the portal, the company said on its blog.The Patent Purchase Promotion program will remain open from May 8 to May 22, the company said on Monday.Google said it will let ...
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark "scam to skill India", saying there was nothing wrong in discussing corruption anywhere in the world. The Congress on Tuesday raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha asking why Modi, while on his three-nation tour recently, made such comments which "defame the country". In this age of internet and other ...
Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.Patent holders can tell Google about the patents they're willing to sell and the expected price through the portal, the company said on its blog.The Patent Purchase Promotion program will remain open from May 8 to May 22, the company said on Monday.Google said it will let ...
China's top prosecutor is investigating a senior doctor in the country's western Yunnan province for taking over $18 million worth of bribes in cash, real estate and parking spots, the official China Daily reported on Tuesday.Wang Tianchao, the head of Yunnan's No. 1 People's Hospital, used his position to seek bribes related to construction projects, medical device procurement and doctor positions, ...
The Congress Party on Tuesday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks during his visit to Canada earlier this month that he wants to change the image of the country from 'Scam India to Skill India' and said it is unacceptable, condemnable and shameful that a Prime Minister has conducted himself in this manner. "It is not a question of the word scam, it's the generic description of the Republic ...
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark "scam to skill India", saying there was nothing wrong in discussing corruption anywhere in the world. The Congress on Tuesday raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha asking why Modi, while on his three-nation tour recently, made such comments which "defame the country". In this age of internet and other ...
As United Nations Member States prepare to adopt and move toward implementing a new development agenda, the President of the General Assembly said it is critical to ensure that “a harmonious relationship with our planet underpins our quest to achieve sustainable development.”This years dialogue on Harmony with Nature is timely, as the formulation of an ambitious and transformative development agenda ...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will be able to manage potential inflationary pressures if forecasts of sub-par monsoon rains this summer are borne out, junior finance minister Jayant Sinha told Reuters in an interview. Last week the weather department predicted the June-September monsoon season would be below average due to the impact of an El Nino weather pattern, raising concern that poor summer-sown ...
The stir against land acquisition took a tragic and macabre turn when a farmer hanged himself during an Aam Admi Party (AAP) rally in the heart of the national capital. The mortifying episode only showed how the political exploitation of a complex problem was diverting attention from what really needed to be done.Arguably, the answer to farmers' suicides lies in boosting the agriculture sector through ...
At the height of the Mandal Commission agitation in 1990, student Rajiv Goswami attempted to immolate himself in New Delhi. It was a sensational piece of news at that time and after 25 years; Delhi saw another tragic incident when Gajendra Singh died at a rally organized by the Aam Aadmi Party.This gruesome incident has thrown a lot of questions...Was Gajendra a businessmen-politician?While initial ...
By Maytaal Angel LONDON (Reuters) - British steel unions have given official legal notice to Tata Steel UK about their intention to start balloting some 17,000 members for industrial action from May 6, one day before the country's general election. The unions are locked in a dispute with the company about its proposal to change their pension scheme. Should the ballot result in a vote to strike, ...
(Adds more Tata Steel comment, details) By Maytaal Angel LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) - British steel unions have given official legal notice to Tata Steel UK about their intention to start balloting some 17,000 members for industrial action from May 6, one day before the country's general election. The unions are locked in a dispute with the company about its proposal to change their pension scheme. ...
It turns out that most women don't know many female-centric symptoms and risks of strokes. A national survey of 1,000 women by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center released in time for Stroke Awareness Month found that only 11 percent of women could correctly identify pregnancy, lupus, migraine headaches and oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy as female-specific stroke risks. The ...
A new study has shown that sodium had no adverse effect, but potassium improved blood pressure in teen girls. Eating 3,000 mg per day of salt or more appears to have no adverse effect on blood pressure in adolescent girls, while those girls who consumed 2,400 mg per day or more of potassium had lower blood pressure at the end of adolescence. The scientific community has historically believed most ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
Promotion of skill development and creation of skilled manpower within the states were some of the key issues discussed on Saturday at the first meeting of NITI Aayog's sub-group of chief ministers on skill development. "The meeting discussed various aspects related to promotion of skill development and creation of skilled manpower within the states. "Strengthening the State Skill Development Missions, ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are "killed" every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country's minister for women and child development said. Despite laws that ban parents having tests to determine the gender of unborn children, sex selective abortions remain a common practice in parts ...
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