India launches advanced weather satellite in textbook style

Thursday, 08 September 2016 06:57
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India successfully launched its INSAT-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket.Around 17 minutes after lift-off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 4.50 p.m.,…

No special status for Andhra, Centre promises compensation

Thursday, 08 September 2016 06:56
New Delhi/Vijayawada: Making it clear that Andhra Pradesh will not be accorded special category status, the Centre on Wednesday said the state will be provided monetary compensation through externally aided projects.After day-long suspense and hectic consultation in the national capital,…

Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing

Thursday, 08 September 2016 06:54
New Delhi: Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it will introduce flexi fare pricing in its Rajdhani, Duranto and Shatabdi trains from September 9."The base fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold…

SC orders restoration of Nabam Tuki as Arunachal CM

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 12:03
New Delhi: In a huge setback for the Narendra Modi government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the restoration of ousted Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki as it quashed the decision of Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa preponing the state…

Modi leaves on four-nation African tour

Thursday, 07 July 2016 07:52
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a five-day tour of Africa early Thursday that will take him to Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya."The Prime Minister emplanes for a vital four-nation Africa tour. The first nation he will…

Uttarakand asked to set up system to monitor central schemes

Friday, 01 July 2016 17:40
New Delhi: Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Friday urged Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat to set up a monitoring system in the state for effective implementation of central government schemes.Rawat met Gehlot here on…

Parrikar congratulates HAL, ADA for Tejas induction

Friday, 01 July 2016 16:05
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday congratulated Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) for the successful induction of indigenously built Tejas fighter jet into the Indian Air Force."Congratulations to HAL and ADA for successful induction…

BJP MP provides more documents to Justice Dhingra in Vadra land deal

Friday, 01 July 2016 16:02
New Delhi: BJP parliamentarian Kirit Somaiya on Friday wrote to Justice (retd) S.N. Dhinga, who is heading the probe into the controversial land deals in Gurgaon district, and provided more documents to investigate the alleged involvement of businessman Robert Vadra's…

India with Afghanistan in fight against terror: Pranab

Friday, 01 July 2016 15:57
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said India would continue to stand with Afghanistan in fighting all forms of terrorism, in a message to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani following the terror attack in Kabul a day ago."India strongly condemns…