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GSAT-6A’s big antenna deployed by ISRO

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
GSAT-6A's big antenna deployed by ISROChennai , Aug 31 : The Indian space agency on Sunday said it had successfully deployed the large antenna of military communication satellite GSAT-6 and also raised its orbit. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the S-Band Unfurlable Antenna of six metre diameter was deployed successfully. The satellite was launched by ...

On National Sports Day Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
On National Sports Day Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand New Delhi , Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his 110th birth anniversary and extended best wishes to all sports enthusiasts across the country on the occasion of the National Sports Day. “Best wishes to sports enthusiasts and tributes ...

Red fades to saffron in Kerala

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
Red fades to saffron in KeralaNew Delhi , Aug 30 : Anup Yasodharan grew up on Marxist slogans in Pattakkala, a hilly village by the Manimala river in Central Travancore. His grandfather and father were active workers of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)]. Today, the articulate and polite 22-year-old is the leader of ...

Pharma firms ‘push’ costly insulin at patients’ expense

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
Pharma firms 'push' costly insulin at patients' expenseNew Delhi , Aug 30 : This may come as a shocker. Newer and more expensive categories of insulin are being aggressively "pushed" by drug companies, and, hence, increasingly prescribed by physicians for diabetics. The newer, second generation (rapid and long acting) versions are priced around Rs 500, three to ...

MoS Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, calls on President of the Republic of Zimbabwe as Special Envoy of Prime Minister

Friday, August 28th, 2015
MoS Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, calls on President of the Republic of Zimbabwe as Special Envoy of Prime MinisterNew Delhi , Aug 28 : Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, called on Mr. Robert Gabriel Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe last evening at Harare. Col. Rathore met the President as the Special Envoy of Hon’ble Prime Minister to personally extend the invitation ...

India and Germany to Continue to Exchange Tax Related Information

Friday, August 28th, 2015
India and Germany to Continue to Exchange Tax Related Information New Delhi , Aug 28 : Both Countries Agreed to Explore Other Possibilities of Enhancing Exchange of Information; They Agreed to Resume Negotiations on Partial Revision of the DTAA Between the two Countries with a View to Bring the Provisions Relating to Exchange of Information to International Standards A High Level ...

Monsoon still a concern though initial fears allayed: RBI

Friday, August 28th, 2015
Monsoon still a concern though initial fears allayed: RBI New Delhi , Aug 28 : "While the progress of monsoon has allayed initial fears (of a drought), the uncertainty surrounding its progress and distribution remains a risk to the outlook for both growth and inflation", the central bank said in its Annual Report for 2014-15. It suggested adopting inclusive and ...

How India can cut short-term carbon emissions 70 percent

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
How India can cut short-term carbon emissions 70 percent New Delhi , Aug 27 : As India works on its voluntary commitments to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Indian experts have explained how the country could cut its carbon emissions from short-lived climate pollutants by nearly three-fourths using low-cost methods and, in the process, transform the lives of ...

Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog New Delhi , Aug 27 : The NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission, on Tuesday said it has developed an interactive energy planning tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India up to 2047. "It explores India's possible ...

India and Australia Sign an MoU on Cooperation in the Fields of Education, Training and Research

Monday, August 24th, 2015
India and Australia Sign an MoU on Cooperation in the Fields of Education, Training and Research New Delhi , Aug 25 : India and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the fields of education, training and research. The MoU was signed by Smt. Smriti Irani, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Mr. Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education ...
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