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India’s Mars orbiter to reach red planet in 33 days: ISRO

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
India's Mars orbiter to reach red planet in 33 days: ISRONew Delhi, August 24: India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission was just nine million kilometres away from the red planet, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Saturday. "Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is just nine million km away from Mars and 189 million kilometres away from the Earth. 33 more days to MARS," ...

PM sanctions Rs 2 lakh to kin of each dead in floods in 4 states

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
PM sanctions Rs 2 lakh to kin of each dead in floods in 4 statesNew Delhi, August 24: Condoling the loss of lives in floods in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sanctioned Rs two lakh for the next of kin of each of the deceased. Modi also sanctioned Rs 50,000 for each of the seriously injured from the ...

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley commissions INS Kamorta

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley commissions INS KamortaNew Delhi, August 24: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday commissioned India's first indigenously-built stealth anti-submarine warfare INS Kamorta at naval dockyard in Vishakhapatnam. As Indian Navy added more firepower following induction of the first home built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette 'INS Kamorta' today, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said effective defence ...

India committed to happiness and progress of Bhutan: Modi

Monday, June 16th, 2014
India committed to happiness and progress of Bhutan: ModiNew Delhi, June 16: PM Narendra Modi has assured Bhutan that India is committed to its happiness and progress even though the govt in Delhi has changed as he specified areas like peace, security, development and tourism for focus of pushing bilateral ties. Speaking at a banquet hosted by Bhutanese ...

PM Modi to visit Japan next month; calendar of visits busy

Friday, June 6th, 2014
PM  Modi to visit Japan next month; calendar of visits busyNew Delhi , June 07 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan, a key strategic partner, next month as he embarks on a busy foreign travel schedule in coming months that will include Bhutan, Brazil and the US. The Prime Minister will be travelling to Bhutan later this month in his ...

Vardhan to take up AIIMS plan with CMs

Friday, June 6th, 2014
Vardhan to take up AIIMS plan with CMsNew Delhi, June 06 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will write to Chief Ministers of all the states seeking their cooperation in fulfilling BJP's ambitious poll promise of having an AIIMS in each state. "The message I will carry to health ministers in states and the chief ministers is that not ...

1,000 amputees in Afghanistan to get Jaipur Foot

Friday, June 6th, 2014
1,000 amputees in Afghanistan to get Jaipur FootJaipur , June 06 : Over a thousand handicapped people in Afghanistan would be provided with artificial limbs from the makers of Jaipur Foot during a month long camp to be held in the war-torn country. The camp will be set in Afghanistan's capital Kabul by Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti ...

Modi’s invite to SAARC leaders evokes warm response

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Modi's invite to SAARC leaders evokes warm responseNew Delhi , May 23 : Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's initiative to invite leaders of all SAARC countries for his swearing-in ceremony has evoked a warm response with the Afghan, Maldivian and Sri Lankan presidents and the Bhutanese and Nepalese prime ministers confirming their participation. However, Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was ...

Modi condemns Herat attack; says monitoring the situation

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Modi condemns Herat attack; says monitoring the situationNew Delhi , May 23 : Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the attack on Indian consulate in Herat province of Afghanistan and said he is closely monitoring the situation. Modi, who is in New Delhi ahead of his swearing-in on Monday, said he spoke to Indian Ambassador in Afghanistan ...

Indian Consulate attacked in Afghanistan

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Indian Consulate attacked in AfghanistanNew Delhi,May 23 : Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province was attacked by heavily armed gunmen early Friday, who were also carrying rocket-propelled grenades, top Indian officials said, adding that everyone was safe. "India's Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan attacked. Brave ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) personnel and Afghan soldiers rebut attackers. All ...
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