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11 January, 2019 11:51 AM ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission Launch Planned for Mid-April

The launch of India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, is planned for the middle of April this year, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan announced Friday. ISRO had earlier said Chandrayaan-2 will be launched in a window between January-February 16 this year. The mission, costing nearly Rs. 800 crores, is an advanced version 150

11 January, 2019 11:40 AM ISRO Says Gaganyaan Manned Space Mission Launch Set for December 2021

India's maiden manned space mission ''Gaganyaan'' is set for December 2021 launch and is likely to include a woman astronaut, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan said Friday. Gearing up for the mission, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ISRO has set up a new centre to facilitate the manned voyage involving a three-member 166

11 January, 2019 7:42 AM Irony that Narendra Modi compares himself with Atal Bihari Vajpayee, says DMK chief MK Stalin

Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, DMK chief MK Stalin declared that his party would never get into an alliance with the BJP. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief MK Stalin on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it was an irony that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader compared himself with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee 105

11 January, 2019 6:50 AM Suresh Prabhu pitches for developing special cycle lanes in cities

Prabhu also said that the ministry has set up a council for promoting manufacturing and exports of bicycles. Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on January 11 pitched for developing special lanes for cyclists in cities, saying use of bicycles has multiple benefits for environment and health. "In city planning, there is a need to focus on cyclists 101

11 January, 2019 6:37 AM Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal Trend For Sanju And Kamli Reunion Pic

Thank you, Vicky Kaushal, for this priceless photo! On his way to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the National Capital on Thursday, Uri actor Vicky Kaushal roped in Ranbir Kapoor for an epic selfie and captioned it "chocolate boys!" Shared on his Instagram story, the photo with surely take you back to Sanju days, in which Vicky Kaushal and Ranbir 123

11 January, 2019 6:31 AM Nepal Army chief leaves for India visit

Purna Chandra Thapa is scheduled to meet Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman and Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, among others. Kathmandu: Nepal`s Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa is slated to leave for a five-day visit to India on Friday where he will receive the honorary chief title of the Indian Army. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind 80

10 January, 2019 6:17 PM Sheila Dikshit's Return Serious Deficit Of Leadership In Delhi Congress: AAP

The Congress changed two state presidents and got a zero in the Assembly as well as in parliamentary polls, the Aam Aadmi Party said. The Aam Aadmi Party today said Sheila Dikshit's appointment as Delhi Congress chief is a serious deficit of leadership in the city Congress. "Her appointment is an internal matter of that party," the AAP said in a statement 123

10 January, 2019 5:32 PM Cabinet nod to India-Japan $75-bn swap arrangement to curb currency volatility

The Union Cabinet Thursday approved a proposal for a $75-billion bilateral swap arrangement between India and Japan, a move aimed at enhancing the RBI's ability to manage exchange rate volatility. In a release, the government said the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for entering into an agreement for the bilateral 85

10 January, 2019 2:42 PM Congress Lawmaker Hina Kawre Elected Madhya Pradesh Deputy Speaker

The BJP had fielded its lawmaker Jagdish Devda for the post. Congress lawmaker Hina Likhiram Kawre was today elected deputy speaker of the Madhya Pradesh assembly amid protest by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), before the House was adjourned sine die a day ahead of schedule. The assembly witnessed din and was adjourned multiple times after 130

10 January, 2019 2:41 PM US Troop Withdrawal From Syria Will Happen, Says Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that a full US troop withdrawal from Syria announced by President Donald Trump last month will go ahead despite widespread criticism. The US top diplomat made his remarks while on a whistlestop tour of the Middle East to address the concerns of regional allies about the surprise pullout plan. "President Trump's 188