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19 January, 2018 12:16 PM Government announces list of 9 new Smart Cities

The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today announced the names of none new Smart Cities. These cities will receive funding under the Smart Cities Mission taking the total number of cities identified to 99. The winning cities are Silvassa (Dadra and Nagar Haveli), Erode (Tamil Nadu), Bihar Sharif (Bihar), Itanagar (Arunachal 42

19 January, 2018 1:43 AM After Trump's "Shithole" Slur, Nikki Haley Voices Regret To African UN Envoys

Nikki Haley asked to meet the African ambassadors at the United Nations after they released a joint statement on Friday demanding an apology from Trump for his "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks." United Nations: US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret on Thursday to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump's alleged 59

18 January, 2018 1:48 PM Bhopal MP Pays Fine, Apologises For Riding Motorcycle Without Helmet

Alok Sanjar along with Bhopal Central MLA Surendra Nath Singh was seen riding a motorbike without wearing a helmet on Monday. Bhopal: Bhopal Member of Parliament Alok Sanjar paid a fine of Rs 250 and apologised for riding a motorcycle without wearing a helmet at a rally at Bhopal. On Monday, while participating in the "Ekatm Yatra", a state-wide mission 38

18 January, 2018 11:57 AM How the Guru revealed himself to a dedicated disciple

Udayalur Kalyanaraman traced the history of Marudanallur Sadguru Swami A full house of rasikas, vidwans and vidushis greeted Udayalur Kalyanaraman, noted Namasankeertanam exponent, at his lec-dem at the Music Academy — an eloquent sign of the popularity and high esteem in which he is held. In his lec-dem, ‘Bhajana Sampradaya — Marudanallur Sadguru Swami 19

18 January, 2018 8:42 AM Saturn's moon Titan has 'sea levels' similar to Earth, reveals Cassini

New Delhi: Even after its end, NASA's Cassini is still providing information on the planet it studied for 13 years. On Wednesday, NASA released an image of Ligeia Mare – the second largest known body of liquid present on Saturn's moon Titan – revealing a way how it is eerily similar to Earth. A recently published paper based on data from NASA’s Cassini 16

17 January, 2018 12:11 PM Palatial fancied for main event

Trainer S. Waheed’s ward Palatial should score over his two rivals in the Byculla Club Trophy, the main event of Thursday’s (Jan.18) evening races here. Rails will be placed 2 metres wide from 1400m to 1000m and 3 metres wide from 1000m upto the winning post. 1. ANMOL PREET PLATE DIV.II (1,200m), Cl. V, rated 1 to 26, 5.00 p.m.: 1. Golden Horde (2) Santosh 21

17 January, 2018 6:30 AM Nearly a week after its launch, ISRO's Cartosat-II beams back first image – See pic

New Delhi: Four months after a failed satellite launch mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) tasted success in its first launch of 2018 with the Cartosat-II series satellite on January 12. After successfully placing 31 satellites – including India's 100th – the Cartosat-II has delivered its first image, which ISRO released on Tuesday 33

15 January, 2018 12:40 PM Micromax to launch 1st Android Oreo Go phone this month

New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Micromax on Monday said it will launch a smartphone - Bharat GO - later this month that is powered by Google's 'Android Oreo Go' software. Micromax, in a statement today, said the 'Bharat Go' smartphone "will be made available by the end of this month, making it the first smartphone in the country to be available with Oreo Go edition" 57

13 January, 2018 6:19 PM A Tamil book on gender identities, sexual orientations

Maraikappata Pakkangal is an edited compilation of Gopi’s speeches In 2010, when Gopi Shankar first began to look for material about the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual) community, he could not find anything in Tamil. Gopi had just left the Ramakrishna Mission then, after discovering his sexual orientation, and at 21, began 29

13 January, 2018 5:30 AM US envoy to Panama resigns saying he cannot serve under Trump

However, the State Department says John Feeley has quit due to “personal reasons.” US Ambassador to Panama John Feeley has resigned, saying he cannot serve under President Donald Trump, media reports said on Friday. The State Department, however, said Mr. Feeley (56) had retired due to personal reasons. Mr. Feeley, a former Marine Corps helicopter pilot 44