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17 October, 2018 11:04 AM ABB bags Rs 115 cr order from Indian Railways

Swiss power major ABBÂ on Wednesday said it has won an order worth Rs 115 crore from Indian Railways to supply traction transformers. The contract has been awarded by Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi, ABB said in a statement. These transformers are customized for the WAP-7 type electric locomotive. The 6,000 horsepower capacity locomotive is capable 39

15 October, 2018 1:34 PM China launches two more satellites to strengthen GPS-style system

The satellites join a system which has been in place for five years and in these years, has helped rescue more than 10,000 fishermen. Beijing: China successfully launched twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on Monday to strengthen its satellite navigation network being built to rival the US' Global Positioning System (GPS). The satellites 52

15 October, 2018 2:01 AM International Space Station Has Enough Supplies Till Next Summer: Russia

ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov, also a cosmonaut, made the remarks at a lecture at the Moscow State University, The International Space Station (ISS) has enough supplies of food, water and life-supporting materials until the next summer, mission control head of the ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov said on Sunday. Mr Solovyov, also a cosmonaut 312

14 October, 2018 11:23 PM Turkey President, Saudi King Salman Discuss Jamal Khashoggi Over Phone

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman on Sunday discussed the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their first telephone talks on the controversy, both sides said. Erdogan and Salman discussed "the issue of shedding light on the case of Jamal Khashoggi" and also emphasised the "importance of creating a joint working group 42

13 October, 2018 2:25 PM India provides assistance to build another 1,200 houses in 50 villages in Sri Lanka

India on Saturday provided Sri Lanka with additional assistance to build another 1,200 houses through 50 model villages. With this, India's collaboration with Sri Lanka's Ministry of Housing and Construction under the Model Villages Housing Programme now covers 2,400 houses in 100 model villages. A MoU was signed to build 1,200 houses through 50 model 75

12 October, 2018 9:53 AM Terrorism remains most overwhelming threat to development, prosperity: Sushma Swaraj at SCO council meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday urged the SCO members including Pakistan to assume their national responsibility and cooperate with each other, saying terrorism remains the most overwhelming threat to development and prosperity. In an apparent reference to the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Swaraj said that all connectivity 96

11 October, 2018 5:11 PM India to explore Space Tourism soon: ISRO chairman K Sivan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman on Thursday said that India need to explore space tourism.  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman on Thursday said that India need to explore space tourism. ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan said that India need to build the capacity to go to space and come back, ANI reported. Speaking about Prime 45

5 October, 2018 5:31 PM Russia Extends Help To India For Ambitious Manned Space Mission

Russia on Friday said it would cooperation with India, for an ambitious manned space mission by 2022. President Vladimir Putin was in India to ink a deal for the S-400 Triumf air defence system. "Russia has always been with us in the development journey of India. The next goal in our space journey is to send an Indian astronaut in Gaganyaan. I am very happy 53

5 October, 2018 2:37 PM PM Modi, Vladimir Putin Interact With Students From India And Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday interacted with a group of students from India and Russia. Mr Putin was on a two-day visit to India to ink a major missile deal. During his visit to Sochi in May 2018, PM Modi was invited by President Putin to visit the Sirius Educational Foundation, a special centre for bright 126

3 October, 2018 12:00 PM Indian astronaut may travel to International Space Station in 2022

An Indian astronaut may travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Soyuz spacecraft for a short training mission in 2022, a Russian media report said on Wednesday, citing a source in the Russian space industry. "The Russian side has offered Indian colleagues to conduct a short visit to the ISS. The flight should take place in 2022 before 51