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21 Feb 2017United States of America
India can develop its own space station, says ISRO chief
ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said with ambitious planning and a long-term approach, India could develop its own space station.
21 Feb 2017Defence Ministry
INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement
Indian Navy's INS Viraat, set to retire on March 6, could be sold as scrap, as a proposal to convert it into a museum remains in limbo.
20 Feb 2017United States of America
China weary of India's improving space launch capabilities
Reports in Chinese media suggest that Beijing may be weary of the strides ISRO has made in commercial satellite launch operations.
20 Feb 2017India
Make Nathuram Godse's statements public: CIC to National Archives
The Central Information Commission has asked the National Archives of India to make public the statement of Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse.
20 Feb 2017India
Work on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail to be expedited
At the 4th meeting on the Rs. 97,636-crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, the Niti Aayog decided to expedite the work and obtain environmental clearances.
19 Feb 2017All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
CRPF Commanding Officer in "good condition" now
CRPF Commanding Officer Chetan Cheeta is currently undergoing treatment at the AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi.
19 Feb 2017Delhi
2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution
A study published in the medical journal The Lancet, said that over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution. This equates to an average of two deaths a minute.
19 Feb 2017Delhi
Youth come to militants' aid in Kashmir
Despite a stern warning by Army Chief Bipin Rawat, several youth pelted stones at security forces while they were conducting search operations for militants in Pulwama district.
19 Feb 2017Sriharikota
ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D
ISRO conducted a successful stage test for its indigenously developed cryogenic engine-D at the liquid propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli.
18 Feb 2017Delhi
DDCA case: CM Kejriwal summoned before court
Delhi Court has instructed CM Kejriwal to be present in court on March 21 in context of a criminal defamation case filed against him by Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its vice-president, Chetan Chauhan.
18 Feb 2017Delhi
WHO report on pollution in India alarming
Report titled 'State of Global Air 2017' claimed that 1 million deaths in 2015 in India were attributable to pollution.
18 Feb 2017Meerut
Meerut: BJP leader Kuldeep Tomar shoots wife after heated argument
BJP leader Kuldeep Tomar allegedly shot his wife Poonam after a heated argument. She died during treatment on February 17.
18 Feb 2017EPFO
Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships
Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.
18 Feb 2017India
Centre asks SC to decide legality of triple talaq, polygamy
The Centre has framed four questions for the Supreme Court, asking it to decide on the legality of triple talaq, polygamy, and other personal laws.
17 Feb 2017Aditya Birla Group
Upsurge among Indians to get Green cards
Three Indians per week are forking out half-a-million dollars for an American Green card.
17 Feb 2017India
SIT hands in report of 1984 Anti-Sikh riots probe
The 3-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the Narendra Modi government in February 2015 submitted a report to the Supreme Court about the anti-Sikh riot probe.
17 Feb 2017India
Extended range BrahMos to be tested
DRDO Chief S Christopher said that the extended range version of the BrahMos missile would be tested on 10 March.
16 Feb 2017DNA
2005 Delhi blast accused walk free
Three accused in 2005 Delhi blasts were today acquitted by a Delhi court.
Currency crunch continues, 30% ATMs still running dry
Data showed that 30% of the ATMs in India are still running dry, despite it being 100 days since the demonetization scheme was announced.
Wife approaches SC to ban pornography sites
Supreme Court has received a petition from a Mumbai-based woman requesting the court to ban obscene sites.
16 Feb 2017United States of America
Global media lauds ISRO feat of 104-satellite launch
India's launch of 104 satellites in a single rocket was lauded by global media including The NY Times, London's Times, UK's Guardian, China's Xinhua, and the BBC. The Washington Post called it "another success for ISRO, which is rapidly gaining a reputation globally for its effective yet low-cost missions".
16 Feb 2017Delhi
Display ISIS, Pakistan flag, be considered anti-national: Army chief
While paying tribute to the martyred soldiers in Delhi, Army Chief Bipin Rawat came out strongly against those backing insurgents during counter-insurgency operations.
Delhi HC stays neighbourhood rule for admission
The Delhi High Court has stayed the Aam Aadmi Party government's neighbourhood criteria for nursery admissions.
15 Feb 2017Lok Sabha
Bill in Lok Sabha to clamp down on ostentatious weddings
A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha by Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan that seeks to end the practice of opulent and extravagant weddings.
CBSE rolls back reforms, experts worried
Experts have expressed concern that after rolling back so many reforms there may be nothing to set apart CBSE students from those of other boards.
15 Feb 2017Delhi
Indian tops global ozone pollution deaths
India has fared second worst in the world in the total number of deaths attributed to air pollution. Only China has worse statistics than India.
NPPA seeks separate bills for stents, caps prices
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has asked hospitals, clinics and nursing homes to compulsorily bill patients separately for coronary stents, and display their prices publicly.
Now you can get your PAN card in 5 minutes
Continuing its attempts to ease taxpayers' life, the government will launch a real-time PAN issuance process through Aadhaar's KYC facility.
15 Feb 2017Shiv Sena
Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier
An FIR was registered at Kotwali police station in June 2016, five months before the Nabha jailbreak in which Khalistani terrorist Harminder Mintoo was freed, that stated four associates would help him escape.
15 Feb 2017United States of America
ISRO launches 104 satellites, at once
ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
Government will increase spending on IT
A report by global research firm Gartner indicates that the Indian government will significantly increase its spending on information technology in 2017.
The debate of real Khadi
The Fabindia-KVIC tussle has opened a larger debate i.e. what is 'real khadi'?
14 Feb 2017Jagadesh Kumar
Protests at JNU enter fifth day
Since February 9, 2017, students at Jawahar Lal University have been protesting the implementation of the University Grants Commission's (UGC) notification of May 2016.
14 Feb 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Rolls-Royce suffered record loss in 2016
Owing to settlement of bribery and the weaker pound, engineering-giant Rolls Royce has reported a record loss of £4.6 billion.
Navy rejects Tejas
The Navy has rejected the indigenously developed Tejas aircraft for its aircraft carriers, saying the aircraft was too heavy. They will opt for a foreign fighter instead.
SC: Not required to stand for National Anthem amid film
The Supreme Court has clarified that it is not compulsory to stand up if the national anthem is being played as a part of a movie or a scene therein.
14 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
Vemula not a Dalit, SC certificate cancelled
The Andhra Pradesh government declared that Rohith Vemula, was not a Dalit but was in fact a member of the Vaddera community, which falls under the OBC category.
AAI developing telecom infra for flight safety
The Airports Authority of India is planning to develop its own telecommunications infrastructure under a Rs.1000 crore project aimed at improving flight safety in India.
13 Feb 2017India
3 Indians died in UAE, Sushma Swaraj directs probe
The Indian mission in the United Arab Emirates has been directed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to follow up the investigation regarding the death of 3 Indians during a fire in a diesel tank.
13 Feb 2017India
INS Sarvekshak: First naval warship to run on solar energy
For the first time in India, a naval warship has had solar panels installed on it.