Solar-powered plane breaks solo flight record
The solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii, on a 120-hour non-stop flight, has already beaten the record for the longest solo flight
Ford recalls 433,000 of its newest cars and sport utilities
About 375,000 of the recalled vehicles are in the US while Canada and Mexico account for the remaining
Airbus, Mahindra team up to build military helicopters in India
The joint venture will act as the prime suppler of reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters, naval utility helicopters and naval multirole helicopters
BP agrees to record $18.7 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
The $18.7 bn deal would meet damage claims of the federal government, the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, as also over 400 local government entities along the coast
Use of smart phones and devices could lead to 'digital amnesia'
While connected devices have enriched users' lives, they have also given rise to digital amnesia by fashioning the way people remembered and how they protected their memories
Govt to roll out cash transfer of food subsidies from Sept
Under the direct transfer programme, each family will be entitled to a monthly subsidy of about Rs500-700, which would be linked to a state-set procurement price of foodgrains
India's marine product exports fetch a record $5.5 bn in FY15
Unit value realisation, however, decreased to $10.38 per kg from 10.65 per kg in 2013-14 - a negative growth of 2.59 per cent
 
Union Budget: 2015-16
Economic Survey : 2014-15

Interviews
  Unveiling the mystery behind the mystic jewel
  Dev Prasad, senior IT professional and author of Pitch It talks to Swetha Amit about the mythological legend of the Shyamantaka gem, which was a gift from the Sun God during the reign of Lord Krishna
  Gaming In The Workplace: Mixing Work and Play Can Motivate Employees
  Monica Rozenfeld, associate editor for the publication of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers highlights the importance of gamification at workplace
  Fate accomplished
  Vivek Agnihotri, retired IAS officer is a former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India, reminisces about a cross-service friendship struck over his years in service
  A reflection on rural India
  Vishwas Patil, author of the acclaimed Marathi novels Panipat, Sambhaji and Mahanayak talks to Swetha Amit about the impact of rehabilitation on rural India
  Decision engineering helps make better choices
  Decision engineering, which also goes by the name decision intelligence, helps design decisions as if they were tangible projects, such as building robots or computer systems, using the same engineering methodologies and techniques, writes Monica Rozenfeld, associate editor for the publication of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  World entering 6th mass extinction
  We are now entering the sixth great mass extinction, warn researchers and call for urgent action to conserve threatened species, populations and habitats, but warn that the window of opportunity is rapidly closing
  From the Big Apple to the humble jackfruit
  James Joseph, founder of Jackfruit365 and former director, executive engagement, Microsoft talks to Swetha Amit about his journey from working in a corporate cubicle to setting up his office space in God's own country
  TVs and second screens a bad combination for advertisers
  Viewers can't remember brand messages when they're also on their phone or tablet
  The secret longing to own a restaurant
  Why would anyone want to enter a business in which many fail, few survive and even fewer thrive, wonders hospitality business consultant and author Ravi Wazir
  After the tsunami: rebirth of an island
  Air Commodore Nitin Sathe, who currently heads a premier services selection board for the IAF talks to Swetha Amit about reviving an island back to life post the Asian Tsunami in 2004
  A ''graduation'' from poverty
  Known as the ''Graduation'' program, the study was aimed at testing whether helping the poor in multiple ways simultaneously could be especially effective in fighting poverty
  Viewing India in a different light
  Hindol Sengupta, editor-at-large at Fortune India and author, talks to Swetha Amit about revolutionising the largest democracy in the world by celebrating the spirit of its unsung, everyday entrepreneurs
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