India

We bounced back with flying colours: ISRO chief

Sriharikota (AP): “We bounced back with flying colours… success is coming after a hallow”, a beaming Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman said after the successful launch of Moon mission Chandrayaan-2, which was hit by a technical snag last week. Addressing the…

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-2 launched successfully

Sriharikota(AP): India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 aimed at landing a rover on unchartered Lunar South Pole was launched Monday with the country’s most powerful geosynchronous launch vehicle successfully injecting the spacecraft in the Earth orbit after lift-off from the spacesport here…

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri district

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI): Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector here during early morning hours on Monday. Pakistan initiated the unprovoked firing with small arms and mortar…

Lightening kills 32 in UP in one day

Lucknow: As many as 32 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh due to lightening on Sunday, said officials. A day earlier, the lightening had claimed one life in the state, while two others had died of snake bites on July 18…

Lord Shiva devotees offer prayers on first Monday of ‘Sawan’

New Delhi (India): With the chant of ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ echoing in the temples, the auspicious month of Sawan (Shravan) began on Monday. Shravan, the fifth month in the Hindu calendar, is considered to be the most auspicious month of…

Army Chief approves Dhoni’s request to train with Parachute regiment for 2 months

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat approved former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni’s request to train with the Parachute regiment for two months, top Army sources said on Sunday. The wicket-keeper batsman had requested the Indian Army to…

Army to witness change at top; Lt Gen MM Narawane to be Vice Chief

New Delhi (India), July 22 (ANI): The Indian Army is all set to see a major change in its top brass as the government is expected to announce the appointment to the post of Vice Chief of Army Staff and…

Aiming for the Moon, ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 today

New Delhi: Chandrayaan-2, India’s indigenous moon mission is set to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh at 2.43 pm today. The 20-hour countdown for the launch of India’s second lunar exploration…

With moist eyes, Delhi bids adieu to Sheila Dikshit

The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, with colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braving heavy rains and gusty winds to bid her final farewell. The 81-year-old Congress veteran, who died on…

Centre not imposing Hindi in Tamil Nadu: Sitharaman

 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday said the Union government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well. Sitharaman’s response to queries of reporters here came in the backdrop…