Countdown begins for Chandrayaan-2 lift-off

The Indian Space Agency is all set to make history, when its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan) as payloads, will be launched tomorrow at 2.51 am from the second launch pad from the spaceport of Sriharikota. Continue Reading

Dhoni may enter politics, be part of Team Modi, says BJP leader

Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has brought numerous laurels for the country, may enter politics after retiring from cricket, a senior BJP leader has said. Continue Reading

Must make sure if MLA’s resignations are genuine or voluntary: Speaker

The speaker said although almost all the MLAs resignations were in proper format, he was under no obligation to act in haste. He further said he will abide by the rules and take a just decision over the matter.  Continue Reading

10% quota for EWS would not affect other communities: NCBC

NCBC Chairman Bhagwan Lal Sahni said it was commendable that Tamilnadu was working for the development of backward class students and urged other States to replicate the model. Continue Reading

Chaos reign supreme in Karnataka; Rebel MLAs reach Mumbai

Congress and Janata Dal Secular’s coalition government is facing the threat of collapsing after 11 MLAs from both parties tendered their resignations. While the resignations have not yet been accepted by Speaker KR Ramesh, the fate of the State government, already on sticky wicket due to reported in-fighting, hangs in the balance. Continue Reading

Modi highlights need for water conservation in his ‘Mann ki Baat’

“Mann ki Baat is like a mirror to the people of the country that shows not just our unity but our other strengths as well. It tells us that every citizen of the country is committed towards the progress of our country,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today during his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat.’ Continue Reading

Karnataka Cabinet decides to take up App-based crop survey

The Karnataka cabinet has decided to take up ‘app based crop survey’ in an organised way to ascertain the exact acreage under various crops in the state during both kharif and rabi seasons, Rural development minister Krishna Byre Gowda said yesterday. Continue Reading

Alencherry reinstated Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese

A year after Cardinal George Alencherry was removed as head of the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese following an alleged land deal involving him, the Vatican Thursday reinstated him, giving back all administrative powers of the key archdiocese of the Syro-Malabar Church. Continue Reading

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 126 lives in Bihar

There seems to be no end to the menace of the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), which has till now claimed at least 126 lives in Bihar. Continue Reading