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Thursday, 5 April 2012

Flying car gets closer to reality.

Woburn, Mass.-based Terrafugia Inc. said Monday that its prototype flying car has completed its first flight, bringing the company closer to its goal of selling the flying car within the next year. The vehicle — dubbed the Transition — has two seats, four wheels and wings that fold up so it can be driven like a car. Last month, it flew at 1,400 feet for eight minutes. Commercial jets fly at 35,000 feet.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Facebook offers Rs 1.34 cr package to Allahabad engineering student

ALLAHABAD: Social networking giant Facebook has hired an engineering student here for a fat annual pay package of Rs 1.34 crore, one of the biggest offers made to alumnus of any technical institution of the country.

According to P Chakravarti, Director of the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), a B.Tech student from the institute, who has requested that his name be withheld for "security reasons", received a letter on March 27 from Facebook confirming his appointment and the annual pay package on offer was stated to be USD 262,500 (around Rs 1.34 crore).

Vanya Mishra wins Miss India title

Mumbai, March 31:

Jalandhar girl Vanya Mishra was Friday crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) World 2012 title at a gala event here.

She will represent India at the global pageant later this year.

Rochelle Maria Rao from Chennai won the title of Miss India International, while Prachi Mishra from Pune is Miss India Earth.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Eight ideal jobs for MBA grads.

Many graduate students faced a quandary during the recent recession. On one hand, their matriculation might waylay them from the worst of the stalled job market. On the other hand, what if their soon-to-come degree doesn't actually help their job chances after all?

Here are eight professions where your hire-ability will be enhanced with an M.B.A. degree, plus targeted advice from some of the leading business schools on how an M.B.A. grad should navigate the job market:

Monday, 26 March 2012

Honda CBR250R vs Yamaha YZF-R15.

Similarity is a strange characteristic, since it almost always incites a direct comparison. Carrying the same displacement of 250cc, the newly launched Honda CBR250R and the Kawasaki Ninja 250R suffer from a similar fate.

 I say suffer, since anyone who has ridden the two bikes knows that apart from the cubic capacity, there is little similar between the two bikes, and that is unfair to both.

What are the 'Housefull 2' girls up to?

    As is known to all that Sajid Khan believes in having a a 'no-tension', casual and full of energy atmosphere on the sets of his films, his leading ladies also seems to be having a gala time while promoting their film. But where were the other actors?

    While the whole cast of the comic-caper were supposed to on a promotion spree, only Riteish was spotted with the girls.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Geneva Motor Show: 25 cars you shouldn't miss

Bentley EXP 9F
    Powered by a twin-turbo W-12 capable of 600 hp and 590 ft-lbs. of torque, Bentley says the EXP 9 would rank among the fastest vehicles of its kind. All that motive force gets to the ground through an 8-speed transmission and all-wheel-drive system turning 23-inch chrome wheels that are as bling-y as anything from Tire Rack. Inside lies the usual assortment of hand-stitched leathers, wood veneers.