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Lousy God

A Hindu friend told me, “You are God!”

“Sorry,” I replied, “I could never respect a religion with such low standards.”

Humor

The Image of the Mother Goddess

Got some coloured fineliners from W H Smith’s today to help with my drawing hobby and decided to do a picture of the goddess Durga (sherawali maa or mother with the tiger) whose images have accompanied me throughout my life at home.

Art

Govt. may refer OROP to seventh pay commission

Army chief General Dalbir Singh and Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Nripendra Mishra held separate meetings with the veterans.

There is a strong possibility that the government may refer the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the 7th Pay Commission, officials said even as deliberations between representatives of ex-servicemen and the government continued on Wednesday to sort out differences. 52 more words

August

India-Seychelles pact to curb black money

Agreements to be signed on agricultural research, space cooperation.

India inked a taxation agreement with the Seychelles on Wednesday for allowing exchange of information to curb tax evasion and avoidance and is looking at strengthening maritime security ties and cooperation on blue economy with the island nation. 278 more words

2015

Electrical control of cancer cell growth now made possible

The new electrical mechanism can control molecular switches. Focus of research was on molecular switch called K-Ras.

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have found a new electrical mechanism that can control molecular switches which regulate human cell growth and are linked to life-threatening cancers. 375 more words

August

Start with SAM

The wireless electronics kit is the latest entrant in the internet of things sphere and helps you build

SAM is a wireless electronics kit that wants to make it easier for children (or, in fact, anyone who has an idea for a connected project) to get building, with the help of a series of pieces connected by Bluetooth and a drag and drop software interface that links the hardware to each other. 414 more words

August

GSLV-D6 set to fly GSAT-6 to space

Countdown for launch begins

The Indian Space Research Organisation began a 29-hour pre-noon countdown on Wednesday for the launch of GSLV-D6 satellite launcher.

The launch vehicle is powered by the indigenously developed upper cryogenic stage and will be flown at 4.52 p.m. 342 more words

August