Replace EVMs with ballot papers: Mamata

Trinamool Congress supremo and Chielf Minister Mamata Banerjee has demanded return of ballot papers in place of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said electoral reforms are required in the country to save democracy and stop the use of black money during polls. Banerjee also demanded state funding of elections. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2 to be launched tomorrow, all rehearsals completed

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) deferred second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 will happen tomorrow. The GSLV-Mk-III, carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 would lift off from Second Launch Pad at 14.43 hrs tomorrow from SHAR Range, Sriharikota. Continue Reading

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away, condolences pour in

Three-time Delhi chief minister and Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit, who gave the national capital its modern look, passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here after suffering cardiac arrest. She was 81. Continue Reading

MP govt, Cambridge Assessment English ink pact

Cambridge Assessment English, a department of the University of Cambridge has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Higher Education Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh. Continue Reading

India slips 3 ranks in broadband speed, holds 74th position: Survey

On the internet speeds front, there has been a slight decline since the previous month as the current average mobile download speeds in India are 10.87 Mbps and 29.06 Mbps in fixed broadband speeds. Continue Reading

Air pax up 6.2% in June as local carriers ferry over 12 mn fare payers

Data from regulator DGCA states that local carriers took on board 12.02 million passengers in the month. It follows a marginal under three per cent growth in May ferrying 11.2 million passengers. Continue Reading

Campus violence: Kerala Governor summons University College VC

A day after describing the developments in the prestigious University College, where a student was stabbed, as very disturbing, Kerala Governor P Sathasivam Friday summoned the Kerala University Vice-Chancellor. Continue Reading