India to launch spy satellite on Dec 11(19:10) Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Thursday said it would launch another of its sharp-eyed surveillance satellite RISAT-2BRI with synthetic aperture radar on Dec 11 evening.
CAB will usher radicalised militancy in NE: GSU(12:34) Tura (Meghalaya), Dec 5 (IANS) The Garo Student's Union (GSU) on Thursday appealed to the Central government not to introduce the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Parliament in order to thwart a more "radicalised militancy in the northeastern states".
Huge political interference in Microsoft's Pentagon win: AWS CEO(10:26) Las Vegas, Dec 5 (IANS) In yet another strong public rebuke of Microsoft who has won the prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project, Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy said the US government's decision to award the project to the Satya Nadella-run company was done under significant political interference.
Madras Atomic Power Station's Unit-1 yet to restart(09:58) Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The 220 MW nuclear power Unit-I at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS), slated to restart on December 1, was still under shutdown, as per Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).
Explore Palace on Wheels option for Taj Mahal's visitors: SC(21:08) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that increase in air traffic posses a direct threat to the environment and heritage monuments, and luxury train "Palace on Wheels" could be considered as an alternative to ferry tourists to Agra.
Fugitive godman Nithyananda to seek UN help for 'Kailaasa'(20:12) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Reports are doing the rounds about absconding godman Swami Nithyananda's legal team is hard at work on the draft of a petition to the UN seeking recognition for his "sovereign nation of Kailaasa". It is being speculated that his petition is based on alleged threats to his life in India as he aims to practice and propagate Hinduism.
'Samvadi' sixth edition to be held in Lucknow Dec 13-15(18:48) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The sixth edition of Dainik Jagran Samvadi, a three-day festival of sessions on literature, politics, music, food, cinema and religion, will be held in Lucknow's Bhartendu Natya Academy from December 13 to 15.
759 cysts removed from woman's abdomen in Chennai hospital(15:24) Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) In a rare surgery, surgeons at Saveetha Medical College and Hospitals have removed a whopping 759 cysts from the abdomen of a 29-year-old female patient who was suffering from peritoneal hydatid disease, a senior doctor said.
No cloak & dagger, 'but human intelligence indispensable'(19:18) By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A busy new-age coffee shop in Khan market can be an interesting location to have a conversation about R&AW, Mossad and CIA. From strategic sideways glances of youngsters busy on their laptops to inquisitive looks by lawyers out for a quick caffeine shot, it isn't really hard to grab attention when author Nitin A. Gokhale is talking about his latest book 'R.N. Kao: Gentleman Spymaster' published by Bloomsbury India.
Animal lovers to crack down on illegal use of spiked bits(18:46) New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The results of a multi-state survey of government efforts to enforce India's ban on using metal-spiked (or "thorn") bits on horses, have spurred People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India to unleash a nationwide campaign aimed at helping police enforce the ban.
Rename Mughal garden after first Prez: Hindu Mahasabha(10:52) New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Hindu Mahasabha has demanded a change of name and this time around, it wants the iconic Mughal Garden that falls under the President's Estate, to be renamed as Rajendra Prasad Udyan.