29 Jan 2015
London: A simulated Mars mission held in the Utah desert in the US came to an abrupt end, when the research station was gutted in fire, media reported on Wednesday. The mission involved four "astronauts" living in isolation for two weeks in the hope of recreating the psychological effects of life on Mars.
28 Jan 2015
New York: Are you an avid space explorer or love to read about deep space missions? Download this interactive 3D app from NASA and reach the launch pad, virtually.
27 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday politely disagreed with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's suggestion that he should have been honoured with the Bharat Ratna instead of Padma Vibhushan.
28 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to make India 'Swacch Bharat' found many takers in the country with the top corporate houses making investments to support the construction of toilets in households and schools.
21 Jan 2015
Ahmedabad: The 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a positive impact on the Indian ceramic industry as the initiative is likely to generate demand for tiles and sanitary ware, according to an industry expert.
24 Jan 2015
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for a special sanction of Rs 926.07 crore for providing safe drinking water to 1340 habitations under critical category.
26 Jan 2015
Washington: NASA is set for January 29 launch of the first US Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture. The agency's Soil Moisture Active Passive mission (SMAP) will lift off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket, the US space agency said in a statement.
27 Jan 2015
Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday paid its tributes to iconic cartoonist R K Laxman by posting online his cartoon 'common man' reaching Mars, the last of his works, which he had sent to the space agency after the success of the historic Mars Mission.
13 Jan 2015
Gandhinagar: After 'Swach Bharat', the Centre is now planning to launch a water literacy campaign aimed at the optimal use of the scarce resource and reducing its wastage.
22 Jan 2015
Patna: BJP president Amit Shah is set to kick-start 'Mission Bihar' on Friday to woo the extremely backward castes (EBCs) on the birth anniversary of former chief minister Karpoori Thakur.