PM Modi to interact with Startups tomorrow

Delhi, January 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Startups on Saturday at 10:30 AM via video conferencing, said an official release on Friday. Startups from various sectors including Agriculture, Health, Enterprise Systems, Space, Industry 4.0, Security, Fintech, Environment etc will be part of this interaction. More than 150 startups have been divided into […]

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3 killed, several injured in Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailment in West Bengal 

Kolkata, January 13: Three people were killed and 20 others injured after four bogies of the Bikaner Express derailed in North Bengal on Thursday evening. The railway authorities have announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those killed and Rs 1 lakh for the seriously injured and Rs 25,000 for the […]

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Seven-phase polls in five States from Feb 10-Mar 7, counting on Mar 10; Rallies banned

New Delhi, January 8: The elections to five State Assemblies – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur – would be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7, and the counting of votes will take place on March 10, the Election Commission of India announced on Saturday. Uttar Pradesh will go to […]

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Centre revises guidelines for international arrivals

Delhi, January 7: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has revised the Guidelines for International Arrival in view of the changing nature of COVID -19 virus and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern (VOCs) – Omicron variant – and reported increase in the cases worldwide. These guidelines will be valid from January 11. These […]

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Major security lapse during PM Modi’s Punjab visit, MHA seeks report

New Delhi, January 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday skipped his Ferozepur rally in Punjab as his security was compromised after arriving in the State. PM Modi landed at Bathinda from where he was to go to the National Martyrs Memorial at Hussainiwala by helicopter today. Due to rain and poor visibility, the Prime […]

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Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology opened

Chandigarh, January 3: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology (KCCRSST) at Chandigarh University. He also launched a Scholarship Scheme, worth Rs 10 crore, for the wards of Defence Personnel of the three Services. “In the 21st century, the future of India can be secured […]

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Padhe Bharat campaign launched

Delhi, January 1: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday launched a 100-day reading campaign ‘Padhe Bharat’. The campaign is in alignment with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 which emphasises on promotion of joyful reading culture for children by ensuring availability of age appropriate reading books for children in local/mother tongue/regional/tribal language. Padhe Bharat […]

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DRDO successfully conducts Flight-Test of Indigenous Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’

Delhi, December 23: The DRDO successfully conducted the flight test of Indigenously developed High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) Abhyas on Thursday from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast, Odisha. During the flight trial, High subsonic speed trajectory at a very low altitude with high endurance was demonstrated. Two boosters provided initial acceleration during […]

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‘Pralay’, India’s first conventional ballistic missile, test-fired again off Odisha coast

New Delhi, December 23: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted second flight-test of indigenously developed conventional Surface-to-Surface missile ‘Pralay’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha on Thursday. For the first time, two consecutive flight tests of a ballistic missile have been conducted successfully on two consecutive days. […]

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India successfully tests ‘Pralay’ missile off Odisha coast: DRDO

New Delhi, December 22: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully conducted maiden flight test of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’, from Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. “The mission has met all its objectives. The new missile followed the desired quasi ballistic trajectory and reached […]

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