02 Jul 2015
Washington: NASA has unveiled a boomerang-shaped aircraft that could be the first to take flight on Mars to look for potential landing sites for future manned mission to the red planet.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Taking a step ahead in fulfilling promise made from Rampart of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Smart Cities Mission and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation during a function at Vigyan Bhavan.
24 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Centre has launched a mobile application, where the public can upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga river for further action by the authorities concerned.
20 Jun 2015
Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a petition seeking stripping of the Bharat Ratna awarded to cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for allegedly using the "fame" of the honour in "earning money by endorsing commercial products".
18 Jun 2015
Washington: NASA's mission to search for signs of life on Jupiter's moon Europa has crossed its first major milestone and moved to the development phase.
23 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Betting big on India's renewable energy sector, Japan's SoftBank Corp together with Sunil Mittal's Bharti Enterprises and Taiwanese mobile handset maker Foxconn will invest USD 20 billion to generate 20 gigawatt of solar power.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: States and Union Territories will have a greater say in implementation of the three flagship schemes for urban development launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, as per the guidelines issued.
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.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A Chief Ministers' panel working on different aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission including suggesting ways to rope in private players and setting up an institutional mechanism, will finalise its report by June-end.
09 Jun 2015
Washington: After a series of weather-related delays, NASA has successfully tested its revolutionary "flying saucer" that will help land heavier payloads on the surface of long-distance planets, including Mars.