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4 December, 2017 6:50 PM NASA fires up Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

The Voyager team assembled a group of propulsion experts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, for the job.  Washington: At 13 billion miles from Earth, there's no mechanic shop nearby to get a tune-up. But NASA enginners have successfully fired up a set of "dormant" backup thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft -- the farthest 33

8 November, 2017 7:49 PM MSP for kharif crops approved

The Government of India has approved an increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for kharif crops of 2017-18 season. Further, to incentivise cultivation of pulses and oilseeds in the country, it has announced a bonus of ₹200 per quintal for toor, urad, moong, groundnut-in-shell and soyabean and a bonus of ₹100 per quintal for sunflower seed, sesamum 27

6 November, 2017 4:42 PM Tata Chemicals to sell Haldia fertiliser biz for Rs 375 cr

In a regulatory filing, the company said its board approved the sale of the Phosphatic fertiliser business by way of slump sale on a going concern basis to IRC Agrochemicals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indorama Holdings BV. Tata Chemicals said its board has approved the sale of its Haldia fertiliser unit in West Bengal to Netherlands-based Indorama 74

4 November, 2017 1:01 PM Khichdi enters Guinness Book of World Records! Chefs cook, Ramdev adds the 'tadka'

NEW DELHI: India's very own Khichdi has entered the Guinness Book of World Records. A team led by renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor cooked about 918 kgs of khichdi at the World Food India and made the world record. The dish was prepared using multigrains like rice, pulses, coarse cereals and vegetables in a giant 1,200 kg wok. Yoga guru Ramdev added the 'tadka' 39

20 September, 2017 6:19 PM Navratri 2017: When Is Navratri And Why Do We Celebrate It

From garba dance to Durga Puja rituals, Navratri is celebrated in different ways across India. New Delhi: The festival of Navratri (literally meaning nine nights) is one of the most widely celebrated Hindu festivals. It is celebrated to honour Goddess Durga who symbolizes power and purity. Navratri is famous for the ritual of fasting or avoiding food grains 59

17 September, 2017 2:14 AM Vegetable prices come down after Onam

Cauliflower, drumstick still among the costlier lot Now that Onam is over and the Malayalam month of Chingam is ending, vegetables prices that were riding high on the strength of demand have come down. Tomatoes now cost ₹25 a kg in the Chala market for wholesale and ₹30 for retail. ‘Thundan mulagu’ that had gone up to ₹300 now costs only ₹40 a kg. The wholesale 22

14 September, 2017 7:43 AM WPI inflation rises sharply to 3.24 % in August

Wholesale inflation rose to a four-month high of 3.24 % in August as prices of food articles, led by onions and vegetables, soared. Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) was 1.88 % in July 2017 and 1.09 % in August 2016. The last such high level of inflation was witnessed in April when the rate of price rise was 3.85 %. The government data released 28

5 September, 2017 2:01 PM Agriculture must attract youth, loan waivers no remedy, says MS Swaminathan

Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers' income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist M S Swaminathan. Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers’ income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist 34

17 August, 2017 12:25 AM “Na Gaali Na Goli” gesture heart warming: Rajnath Singh decodes PM's I-Day speech

We have completed 70 years since Independence and now we are in an era distinctively different on every aspect from innovation, motivation and the direction in which the country is marching ahead. The Prime Minister's address from the Red Fort on that Historic occasion had to reflect the same spirit and it certainly did. How was it different from the usual 49

15 August, 2017 7:05 AM 18 lakh people, Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits under scrutiny post note ban: PM Modi

Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits in banks post note-ban as well as 18 lakh people with income beyond known means are under scrutiny. NEW DELHI: Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits 30