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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was watching the Chandrayaan-2 launch live showered praises on the team behind the launch that happened on Monday. PM Modi said, "Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history. The launch of Chandrayaan-2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science. Every ...
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political coalition has won the partial legislative election to the upper house of Parliament, though it failed to secure the number of seats needed to push forward the constitutional reform it was hoping for, according to results released on Monday. Japanese citizens had voted on Sunday to elect half of the House of Councillors, whose member serve for six-year ...
Currently, only a retired Chief Justice of India can head the Commission, while a former high court judge can be the head of state human rights body.The proposed amendment provides for a reduction in the tenure of Chairpersons of the National and State Human Rights Commissions to three years from the present five years.Participating in the discussion on the bill, Congress member Vivek Tankha said that ...
Chicago [USA], July 19 (ANI): Immigration officials on Thursday (local time) detained three children, all US citizens, at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport for 13 hours when they were travelling with a relative from Mexico.The three girls -- aged 13, 10 and nine, respectively, had arrived in Chicago at 3 am (local time) and were detained when the relative was deemed "inadmissible" by the US Customs ...
New Delhi (India), July 23 (ANI) : The Lok Sabha on Monday passed Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, after division that allows the Central government to notify the term of office for the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) with the Opposition slamming the measure as diluting the provisions of the legislation.The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was ...
New Delhi (India), July 23 (ANI) : The Lok Sabha on Monday passed Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, after division that allows the Central government to notify the term of office for the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) with the Opposition slamming the measure as diluting the provisions of the legislation.The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was ...
Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): India's position on Kashmir is "consistent" that there is no role for any third party in the matter, President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to meditate on the Kashmir issue has "no basis", said sources here on Monday."We have seen President Trump's remarks to the press about his readiness to offer his mediation on the Kashmir issue. ...
"We have seen the US President's remarks to the press that he is ready to mediate, if requested by India and Pakistan, on the Kashmir issue. No such request has been made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the US President," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet."It has been India's consistent position that all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed ...
New Delhi: The Ayodhya dispute, one of the most sensitive issues, politically and communally, has been searching for a lasting solution for the last 69 years. The issue got more complicated after the disputed structure was demolished on December 6 in 1992. There have been several attempts to find a solution legally, with all parties committing to accept a court verdict. In 2010, the Allahabad High ...
As the United States marked the 50th anniversary of the lift-off of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, India’s own lunar ambitions were temporarily put on hold as the Chandrayaan 2 rocket developed a snag before its launch. ISRO stated that a new launch window will be announced soon. The Chandrayaan 2, was scheduled for lift off early Monday morning but a technical fault forced ISRO to cancel the ...
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 Saturday due to cardiac arrest, was cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat. Top Congress leaders, including United Progressive Alliance ...
New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Saturday that without knowing Sanskrit, it is difficult to understand India completely. All existing languages in the country, including tribal ones, are made up of at least 30 per cent Sanskrit words, he said, speaking at a book launch in Nagpur. Even Dr B R Ambedkar lamented that he did not get the opportunity to learn Sanskrit ...
Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): Want to help your child cope with asthma? Better family relationships are associated with good asthma management behaviours and outcomes for those living in dangerous neighbourhoods, a new study reveals.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Pediatrics'. For children with asthma, neighbourhood environmental conditions -- the role of allergens ...
Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): Parents can act as barriers to teen independence by not giving them enough space to take up important responsibility, recent findings suggest.According to the study, nearly all parents (97 per cent) in a new national poll say they are helping their teen become more independent by using strategies like allowing them to make more choices (86 per cent), pushing them ...
Washington: An American televangelist is asking his followers to chip in so his ministry can purchase a brand new Dassault Falcon 7X, which costs about $54 million, after having a divine conversation with Jesus Christ, the media reported. Louisiana-based Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and the owner of three other private jets, has said that the planes get him closer to God ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
The notification came in wake of the promulgation of The Punjab Sports University Ordinance, 2019 by Governor V.P. Singh Badnore. The ordinance had been approved by the Punjab cabinet on June 6, a government spokesperson told IANS.With this, decks have been cleared for starting admissions from September as was decided at a high-level meeting of the steering committee for the establishment of the university ...
The Andhra Pradesh State Level Police Recruitment Board (APSLPRB) has released the final results of SCT SI (Civil) (Men& Women), SCT RSI (AR) (Men & Women), SCT RSI (APSP) (Men), Dy. Jailor (Men & Women) and Station Fire Officers (Men) recruitment 2019.Candidates may visit the official website, slprb.ap.gov.in for more details. The AP had conducted final written test for filling the vacancies, ...

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