01 Sep 2015
New Delhi: ATF or jet fuel price was today slashed by a steep 11.7 percent while rates of non-subsidised cooking gas LPG were reduced by Rs 25.5 per cylinder in line with dip in international prices.
31 Aug 2015
Washington: Six NASA recruits have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to begin a year-long isolation programme that will simulate life on Mars to help the US space agency prepare for the pioneering mission to the red planet.
28 Aug 2015
Sriharikota (AP): India and US have set a target of 2021 to put their collaborative earth observation satellite NISAR in orbit, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US to undertake the launch of NISAR by 2021, he told reporters here after the successful launch of GSAT-6 onboard GSLV-D6.
21 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Smartphone and tablet-based games can help improve literacy and numeracy skills of children, a study done in India has found.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Mass emission standards Bharat Stage IV (BS IV) will come into force across the country from April 1, 2017, the ministry of road transport and highways announced on Wednesday.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendera Modi today said the Swachh Bharat campaign was his government's 'biggest achievement' and praised the children and the young for being the project's 'biggest brand ambassador'.
01 Sep 2011
In order to bring more transparency in the ‘Bharat Saakshar Mission’, the Centre is going to start a portal which will have the details of the entire auditing of the mission. The Centre had launched ‘Saakshar Bharat Mission’ in 2009 to reduce illiteracy, particularly among adult women by 2012. It aims at making 7 crore adults literate which includes 6 crore women of above 15 years of age.
13 Aug 2015
New Delhi: With Delhi finishing at 398th in Swachch Bharat ranking, mayors of two of BJP ruled municipal corporations, today sought to pass the buck to the AAP dispensation, saying the civic bodies only provide one third of civic services, while the rest is done by the government.
07 Aug 2015
Washington: NASA and its International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced the crew members for missions to the orbiting laboratory in 2017.
07 Aug 2015
Mumbai: There's a reason why Tom Cruise is still a beloved movie star. Even after turning 53, he continues to appear in big science fiction and action thrillers in which he does his own stunts. It helps that most of the films he does are actually pretty good, and he gives it his 100% every single time. It's why the 'Mission Impossible' series has not only survived for 20 years but has also gotten better with every film.