Washington, September 14 : Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Ulm in Germany have made the first high-resolution 3D images of the inside of a polymer solar cell.
This gives them important new insights in the nanoscale structure of polymer solar cells and its effect on the performance.
The investigations shed new light on the operational principles of polymer solar cells.
To improve its telecom network, the state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has announced it’s plan to invest Rs 499 crore this fiscal year in Kolkata. The telecom operator is also venturing to provide data services to its subscribers.
Speaking on this, S.K. Chakravarty (GM-Calcutta Telephones) said, "We plan to launch data card in October."
Chakravarty further added that the company will also come up with 575 3G BTS by the end of this December at a cost of Rs 60 crore. Another 97 crore will be invested for expanding its services in the field of CDMA.
Kolkata, Nov 2 : Engineering firm McNally Bharat Engineering (MBE) posted a net profit of Rs. 3.6 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30, against Rs. 3.2 crore registered during the corresponding period last fiscal, it said here Monday.
Its current order book stands at Rs. 2,925 crore, the company said in a statement.
In order to fortify its commitment for a high performance computing, Microsoft Corporation India on Monday added another feather to its cap by launching the Release-to-Manufacture of Windows HPC server 2008.
Windows HPC server 2008 offers an easy-to-deploy cost-effective and scalable high-performance computing solution-which combines the power of Windows server platform with rich,out-of-the-box functionality to help enhance productivity and reduce complexity of any given HPC environment.
Indian unlisted energy firm, Moser Baer is going to see an investment of $300 million from one of world's largest private equity firm, Blackstone Group. Through this Blackstone is going to buy minority stake in Moser Baer and will have a strong holding on its current projects.
The information was given by the India Chief of Blackstone, Akhil Gupta while talking to media.
He said that the two parties are having active dialogues and the group is also looking at other power players as well.
Washington, Mar 13: For the first time in 11 years, 2009 registered Friday the 13th falling in two consecutive months-February and March.
And what''s more, the double whammy can only occur in certain non-leap years and only in a February-March combination.
In fact, one can look for another of the Friday the 13th combo in 2015.
If this wasn''t enough, the double threat isn''t the only Friday the 13th claim to infamy for 2009, a particularly tough year for superstitious minds.
The ominous date falls on three Fridays this year: February 13; this Friday, March 13; and again on November 13.
Hamburg - Roger Federer maintained first place in the latest men's tennis rankings issued on Monday by the ATP as Novak Djokovic closed in on the top three with a Beijing title the previous day.
The Swiss Federer leads the way with 11,255 points from Spanish rival Rafael Nadal, who has 8,945 after returning last week to action from injury.
Briton Andy Murray has 8,390 for third place. But he is under threat from Djokovic, on 7,740 after winning in China in his aim to return into the top three.
Islamabad, May 12 : Even as the second deadline of restoration of judges issue expires today, PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif appears to be in a tight spot. He seems to be caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, as he can neither continue his party’s support to the PPP-led coalition, nor pull the rug, said a commentary in The News.
Munich - Italy striker Luca Toni scored in stoppage time as Bayern Munich came from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 in the Bundesliga's top-of-the-table clash on Friday.
The win lifts Bayern to 35 points, level with promoted Hoffenheim who stay top on goal difference.
Bundesliga hotshot Vedad Ibisevic struck again as Hoffenheim took the lead shortly after the break, but Philipp Lahm levelled on the hour for Bayern. (dpa)
Stockholm - Questions over how Russia plans to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) overshadowed the opening of a summit with the European Union in Stockholm on Wednesday.
Russia announced in June that it was planning to join a customs union with Belarus and Kazakhstan as of January, throwing trade negotiations with the WTO and the EU into confusion because it is now not clear if the three countries seek to join the WTO individually, or as a bloc.
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London, July 8 : A copy of Michael Jackson''s death certificate has emerged online, stating the cause of death as "deferred".
The document apparently lists "entertainment" as the type of business, and his occupation as a "musician".
The number of years in this occupation is given as 45, which comes as no surprise considering the King of Pop, who died aged 50, became a world celebrity as early as at the age of five, reports The Sun.