Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study

Himalayan glaciers across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of the ice each year since 2000, a new comprehensive international study said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Rocket Ranis of ISRO: Women power to propel Chandrayaan 2

Ritu is the Mission Director and Vanitha, Project Director. The Project Director is part of mission preparation over the years, while the Mission Director gets involved once the satellite is injected into orbit. Continue Reading

Votes of privileged & powerful groups are rarely discussed, says Owaisi

Responding to a media report on why upper caste Hindus voted for BJP like never before, AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi said in a tweet that while cringe-worthy discussions are held about Dalit, Muslim and OBC voters during elections, debates on how the privileged and powerful groups vote are rarely held. Continue Reading

Congress wants CPIM MLA Shamseer arrested over Naseer’s attack

Nearly a month after C O T Naseer a former Marxist councillor was attacked at Thalassery allegedly by a group of CPI(M) supporters, the Congress held a day-long protest demanding the arrest of a CPI-M MLA A N Shamseer for his alleged involvement in the attack. Continue Reading

CPI(M)’s Yechury blames EC for favouring BJP

Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) General Secretary, yesterday blamed the Election Commission of favouring the BJP and thus delaying the announcement of Lok Sabha election dates. Continue Reading