26 Mar 2012
Very soon the traditional Indian language Sanskrit will be a part of the space, with the United States of America (USA) mulling to use it as computer language at NASA. After the refusal of the Indian Sanskrit scholars to help them acquire command over the language, US has urged its young generation to learn Sanskrit.
26 Apr 2016
New Delhi: IITs have been asked to teach Sanskrit language for facilitating study of science and technology as reflected in its literature, Lok Sabha was told yesterday.
08 Sep 2016
Washington: Bolted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will lift off on Thursday to study an asteroid and return to Earth seven years later with a sample for first-hand analysis.
28 Jun 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: After almost two decades, a Sanskrit movie, depicting the life of 17th century Keralite poet-scholar Unnayi Warrier, is getting ready and is expected to hit the screens by September this year. When completed, this will be the third Sanskrit film in the history of Indian cinema.
11 May 2015
Mahoba: Adopting a novel way of making an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Muslims in Bundelkhand are writing to him in Sanskrit demanding establishment of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: After replacing German with Sanskrit as third language from Classes VI to VIII, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has decided to revive a policy of teaching Sanskrit in Classes XI and XII.
06 Jun 2016
Washington: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Pluto, showing sunlight filtering through and illuminating the icy dwarf planet's complex atmospheric haze layers.
07 Sep 2016
Cape Canaveral (US): NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before. It's launching a spacecraft to the exotic black rock named Bennu, vacuuming up handfuls of gravel from the surface, and then in a grand finale, delivering the pay dirt all the way back to Earth.
28 Jun 2015
Bangkok: Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference here today with an inaugural speech by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be propagated so that "it purifies the minds of the people and thus sanctifies the whole world."
13 Aug 2016
New York: Today's Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour, but for up to two billion years of its early history, the planet could have hosted life, a NASA study says.