Centre Pitches Rs 33 Crore For Project To Save Satellites From Space Junk

India has 15 communication satellites active in the geostationary orbit. New Delhi: The Centre has proposed Rs 33 crore for an ISRO project to secure Indian satellites from space debris and other dangers, according to documents related to supplementary demand for grants. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had moved a resolution for grant to ‘Project Netra’ … Read more Centre Pitches Rs 33 Crore For Project To Save Satellites From Space Junk

“Take Effective Steps To Defeat Terrorism”: PM Modi On SAARC Founding Day

Efforts for greater collaboration have been challenged with threats, acts of terrorism, PM said (File) New Delhi: In an oblique reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India’s efforts for greater collaboration among the SAARC countries have repeatedly been challenged with threats and acts of terrorism. In a letter to the SAARC … Read more “Take Effective Steps To Defeat Terrorism”: PM Modi On SAARC Founding Day

Before Citizenship Bill Is Tabled, Uncertainty For Assam Hindu Migrants

Hindu migrants in Assam are now hinging their hopes on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Guwahati: Born under the British rule, Sushil Burman was a child when India achieved Independence and then went through a messy partition. In 1956, he and his father fled from Mymensingh in East Pakistan — now Bangladesh — for fear of … Read more Before Citizenship Bill Is Tabled, Uncertainty For Assam Hindu Migrants

Train Services Disrupted In Assam After Goods Train Derails In Tinsukia

Tinsukia train derailed: The cause of derailment will be ascertained after an enquiry, officials said Guwahati: Train services between lower and upper Assam were disrupted on Sunday after 13 wagons of a goods train derailed between Naharkatiya and Duliajan stations under Tinsukia division of Northeast Frontier Railway, officials said. The train services between lower and … Read more Train Services Disrupted In Assam After Goods Train Derails In Tinsukia

BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses

NEW DELHI: In what could prove to be a big relief for medical students, a panel tasked with drafting guidelines for fee structure in private medical colleges is mulling slashing fees for half of graduate and post-graduate seats by 70 per cent and 90 per cent respectively. With the process of constitution of National Medical … Read more BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses

Cases Of Sexual Crimes Against Children Should Be Disposed In 2 Months: Minister

Ravi Shankar Prasad said he would write to chief justices of high courts (File) New Delhi: Urging for quick disposal of rape cases, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said he would write to all chief ministers and chief justices of the high courts to complete investigation in cases of rape and those registered … Read more Cases Of Sexual Crimes Against Children Should Be Disposed In 2 Months: Minister

India Is No Longer A Weak Nation: Rajnath Singh

A trust deficit was prevalent in India’s political system, Rajnath Singh said (File) Jharia (Jharkhand): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said India never provoked any nation, but, if incited, it would not spare anyone. Addressing a poll meeting, he asserted that the measures taken by the Narendra Modi-led government to curb terrorism have … Read more India Is No Longer A Weak Nation: Rajnath Singh

An intense rivalry renews

That little genius Gundappa Viswanath square-cutting S. Venkataraghavan with supple wrists and delicate placement or the mercurial T.E. Srinivasan dancing down to counter the magic of Erapalli Prasanna, it’s an old rivalry that brings with it intense competition, a touch of romance and countless memories. The Ranji Trophy duel between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is … Read more An intense rivalry renews

Mukul Roy, Manirul Islam Named As Accused In Bengal Triple Murder Case

Mukul Roy was named in the supplementary charge sheet for the first time Suri, West Bengal: The police have submitted a supplementary charge sheet in a Birbhum district court in the politically significant Labhpur triple murder case of 2010. The names of BJP leader Mukul Roy and rebel TMC MLA Manirul Islam have been mentioned, … Read more Mukul Roy, Manirul Islam Named As Accused In Bengal Triple Murder Case

BJP Slams Arvind Kejriwal For Attending Event Amid Delhi Fire

Manoj Tiwari said how can Arvind Kejriwal be so insensitive (File) New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday saying he has shown his “insensitivity” by attending a programme for inauguration of a sewer line project in Timarpur on a day 43 lives were lost in a … Read more BJP Slams Arvind Kejriwal For Attending Event Amid Delhi Fire

BJP’s Narayan Rane Calls Maha Vikas Aghadi A “Stay Order Government”

Narayan Rane was speaking at a press conference in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra (File) Mumbai: BJP Rajya Sabha member and former Shiv Sena leader Narayan Rane on Sunday termed the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra as a “temporary” one, only issuing “stay orders”. Addressing a press conference at his home district Sindhudurg, Mr Rane said … Read more BJP’s Narayan Rane Calls Maha Vikas Aghadi A “Stay Order Government”

PM Modi Visits Arun Shourie In Pune Hospital, Enquires About His Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Arun Shourie at the Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid a visit to former Union Minister Arun Shourie at a Pune hospital, where he was admitted after suffering a head injury early last week. “In Pune, I met former Union Minister Arun Shourieji. … Read more PM Modi Visits Arun Shourie In Pune Hospital, Enquires About His Health

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