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  • Police recovers SUV used by assailants in INLD MLA's murder

    1 April, 2015 6:03 PM 37

    New Delhi: In a major headway in the murder case of former INLD legislator Bharat Singh, Delhi Police has recovered the vehicle which was allegedly used by assailants to carry out the attack. The SUV, a black Scorpio, was recovered from Kharkunda in Haryana which had blood stains which meant that one or more attackers were also injured in the cross fire as Singh's

  • Question Corner sonar radar tracking

    1 April, 2015 5:58 PM 685

    Why is sonar and not radar used in water for tracking objects at greater depths? Can sonar be used for tracking objects in air just as radar does? Radar uses high frequency radio waves and microwaves for communication whereas sonar uses high frequency sound waves. Though the processes involved in both the cases are same, there is a fundamental difference

  • Mercedes-Benz adds plug-in hybrid to GLE SUV lineup

    1 April, 2015 5:51 PM 4

    NEW YORK — Mercedes planned a flashy presentation of its new GLE utility vehicle family, that now includes a plug-in hybrid, Tuesday night on the eve of the start of the New York auto show. In January, Mercedes showed the new GLE Coupe version of the vehicle that used to be known as the ML. The mid-size SUVs are the first to assume Mercedes' new naming

  • Organic farming in mulberry for sustainable silk production

    1 April, 2015 5:43 PM 250

    Indiscriminate use of chemical inputs is an indeterminable setback to many industries associated with agriculture. Similarly is the case in sericulture. Mulberry, the food plant of silkworm is a perennial crop and once planted can be maintained for years together without much effort. Production of quality mulberry leaves is mandatory for the sericulture

  • PM Narendra Modi shares web link on Varanasi

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 4

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared on social media the link to a specially-created page on his website dedicated to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi. The micro-site is a specially created one stop destination for all information about Varanasi. The website showcases the special bond the Prime Minister shares with Varanasi

  • Cong-NCP govt didn't act against Nagpur jailer: Fadnavis

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 16

    Mumbai: Following opposition's attack on his government over yesterday's jail-break incident in Nagpur, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday alleged that the previous government had not taken action against the jailer despite receiving several complaints. Maharashtra Legislative Council today witnessed uproar as the opposition alleged "complete

  • One dead, 16 injured in Mexico oil rig fire: Official

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 26

    Mexico City: A fire erupted on an offshore oil platform of Mexico's Pemex energy firm today, killing at least one worker, injuring 16 and forcing 300 to be evacuated. Eight firefighting vessels were battling the early morning blaze at the Abkatun Permanente platform on the Gulf of Mexico's Campeche Sound, the state-run firm said. The blaze took place

  • Tamil Nadu AAP leader quits party National Executive

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 7

    New Delhi: The ripples of AAP's infighting on Wednesday reached the South with an AAP leader from Tamil Nadu and a member of the National Executive resigning from the panel, protesting the way Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were removed from key positions in the party. Christina Samy, who had voted against the resolution which sought removal of Bhushan

  • Delhi govt talks of taking over EDMC undemocratic: MCD leaders

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 32

    New Delhi: Senior leaders of the BJP-led civic bodies today condemned statements coming from the Delhi government side conjecturing "taking over" of the cash-strapped EDMC by the AAP administration and alleged the move was "totally undemocratic" and "politically?motivated". Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia yesterday had said that the Delhi

  • NC MLA hits out at Nirmal Singh's absence in J&K Assembly

    1 April, 2015 5:26 PM 61

    Jammu: Hitting out at J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh for his absence in Legislative Assembly, NC member Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday charged him of taking the House lightly. "Where is your Deputy CM? He is taking the House lightly. Is any other engagement more important for him than this House?," he asked while the other NC members were protested