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20 April, 2018 5:21 PM Aamir raises army of 1 lakh ‘jalmitras’

On May 1, they will build water harvesting structures in arid areas of Maharashtra Aamir Khan is asking people in Maharashtra to unite, on May 1. He wants all citizens concerned about falling water tables and parched wetlands to join him as ‘jalmitras,’ ready to fight drought by donating their labour. On Friday, the actor, who is the founder of Paani 31

19 April, 2018 3:08 AM Chandrayaan 2: All you need to know about India's second date with Moon

All eyes would be on ISRO when it sends its second lunar probe mission - especially because its first was hailed as a massive achievement for being low-cost and yet enormously successful. New Delhi: The first time India sent a lunar probe Chandrayaan to the moon in 2008, the world watched and applauded. It was a glowing moment in the country's tryst 47

18 April, 2018 10:54 AM We're watching anytime, anywhere, everytime: Indian Navy's cheeky message to China

Around 50 Indian Navy vessels are currently deployed in sea lanes, including in areas of India's maritime interest and in anti-piracy operations.  New Delhi: In a cheeky warning to China, the Navy taking to its official Twitter handle said that India was watching the Indian Ocean region and was keeping a 24x7 vigil in the area. "From Persian Gulf to Malacca 44

17 April, 2018 3:55 PM CWG 2018: Now IOA says it supports Vikram Sisodia appealing against CGF reprimand

New Delhi: Days after saying that triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race walker KT Irfan will be liable to sanctions for breaching CWG's 'no needle policy', the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday said it supports officials who had appealed against the CGF Court decision to oust the two athletes from the Games Village in Gold Coast. Rakesh Babu and Irfan 39

17 April, 2018 7:21 AM Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

TESS will help catalog at least 100 more rocky exoplanets for further study An 11th- hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system. SpaceX halted the countdown a little more than two hours before its Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to carry 37

14 April, 2018 4:59 AM Russian Lawmaker: US Strikes On Syria Violate International Law

None of the air strikes hit zones where Russian air defence systems protect the Russian bases of Tartus and Hmeimim, Russian Defence Ministry said. Moscow: US, British and French air strikes on Syria are a violation of international law and are likely meant to prevent investigators from the global chemical weapons watchdog from doing their work, a senior 77

12 April, 2018 5:02 PM Nine more missions planned for this year: ISRO chairman

ISRO has planned a gruelling nine missions in the next eight months, its Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday. While the Chandrayaan-2 landing and rover mission is slated for late 2018, an important project is the seco- nd confirmatory launch of GSLV-MkIII heavy-lift rocket. It will carry the three-tonne-plus GSAT-29 communication satellite to space 38

12 April, 2018 4:58 PM No word on Nirav Modi from Hong Kong

The Hong Kong authorities have not yet confirmed to India about any action against fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi or even his presence within their jurisdiction. “Our Mission in Hong Kong has informed us that the Department of Justice of Hong Kong is still examining our request for the Provisional Order of Arrest of Nirav Modi. We are awaiting 18

11 April, 2018 4:42 PM VA Tech Wabag bags ₹520-cr. govt. orders

VA Tech Wabag Ltd., a leader in the Indian water treatment technology market, has bagged a ₹147-crore order from Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corp. Ltd., under the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to design, build and operate a 60 MLD sewage treatment plant at Pahari, Patna. Wabag also won a repeat order for ₹83 crore to design, build 31

11 April, 2018 8:05 AM Karnataka polls: First CM's kin hopes to revive legacy

Holding firmly on to a slice of history, the granddaughter-in-law of undivided Karnataka's first chief minister. K C Reddy, has been camping in the national capital, hoping to fight an election for an Assembly seat in the state. For the last two days, Vasantha Kavitha Shrikar K C Reddy has been waiting anxiously outside the Congress party's electoral 40