Mers Outbreak in Asia
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Mers Outbreak in Asia

A deadly Mers outbreak has been reported in South Korea claiming several lives. Though cases have been confirmed in 25 countries in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, two new countries joined the list in May 2015: China and South Korea. A total of 122 cases have been reported in South Korea, which is the largest outside Saudi Arabia, where it was reported the first time in 2012, and from where the disease gets its name. Hong Kong and China had earlier been infected by Sars in 2002 and 2003, when 750 people were killed and thousands were affected. Mers is a similar disease, and has infected 1,1

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John Nash
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John Nash

When a kid received a ‘B’ grade in the arithmetic class of fourth standard, the teacher shared with his mother that the kid couldn’t do his work well, and was socially awkward and immature. His mother declared that he is unconventional and finds his own way to solve problems. The kid grew up and in his Master’s degree program, when fellow students found him dull and reclusive, his Professor of Mathematics, Richard Duffin, declared that “This man is a genius”. After joining Princeton University, this man sought an interview with Albert Einstein to explain the errors in the general

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NOIDA on a development spree
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NOIDA on a development spree

NOIDA is witnessing a laudable change in its entire urban eco-system under the leadership of Rama Raman, the Chairman and CEO of NOIDA Authority. It is shaping up into a world-class Smart City with state-of-the-art facilities and sound social, economic and institutional infrastructure. The city is spread over 20,316 hectare, a pollution-free zone and constitute an ideal industrial township equipped with non-stop power supply, clean water, a green cover and splendid residential complexes. It is one of the largest industrial townships of Asia located at the intersection of the Western and Easter

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Make in India, Chartering the growth trajectory
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Make in India, Chartering the growth trajectory

When Narendra Modi made a historic ‘Make in India’ speech on Independence Day last year, we got to know that the man means business; and a few months later, he exhibited his grit by launching the initiative with much fanfare in the presence of business stalwarts like Mukesh Ambani, Cyrus Mistry, Kumar Mangalam Birla and Azim Premji. It is indeed India’s most ambitious plan to boost manufacturing in the country till date. Besides, building an infrastructural strength the initiative also has fashioned a digital network to make India a global hub for manufacturing of goods like cars, softwa

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