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India’s first biofuel-powered flight lands in Delhi

The flight was powered with a blend of 75 per cent air turbine fuel (ATF) and 25 per cent biojet fuel. The advantage of using biojet fuel as compared to ATF is that it reduces carbon emissions and enhances fuel efficiency. Made from Jatropha crop, the fuel has been developed by ... Read More »

PM Modi assures of all possible assistance to flood-hit Kerala

In his 47th Mann Ki Baat broadcast on Sunday he appreciated the heroic rescue effort of armed forces and NDRF personnel. Prime Minister Modi expressed grief over loss of life and property due to floods in Kerala.  Prime Minister praised the bravery of armed forces and NDRF in their valiant ... Read More »

PM Modi terms passage of SC/ST bill as ‘historic’

Prime Minister hailed the recently concluded Monsoon session of Parliament as historic . He said members of treasury and opposition benches got together and passed historic bills  empowering SC , ST and OBCs Prime Minister said that the bill providing for stringent punishment to rapists confirms government’s resolve to uphold ... Read More »

Hima, Anas & Dutee win athletics silvers for India

Muhammed Anas won Silver medal in Men’s 400m race. Anas clocked 45.69 seconds to complete his race. Dutee Chand also bagged silver medal in women’s 100 meter race. Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to complete her race. Dutee Chand was flying the Indian flag high after taking the second spot in ... Read More »

Sports Minister meets Indian athletes in Jakarta

During his interaction with players sports mininster said that Indian players have made the country proud through their remarkable performance. Sports minister also praised officials and said that they are doing their best to ensure our athletes are not lacking anything. Read More »

FM Arun Jaitley hails IMF report on Indian economy

Arun Jaitley tweeted:  An analysis of what the IMF had to say in 2014 as against 2018 is very clear – high inflation, high fiscal deficit, high current account deficit, a standstill infrastructure, power sector, & allocation of natural resources. We have come a long way. The last four years ... Read More »

EAM Sushma Swaraj reaches Vietnam on 1st leg of two nations visit

In Vietnam, she will co-chair the 16th meeting of the Joint Commission along with her counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh. She will also call on Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. On 27th August, EAM will inaugurate the 3rd edition of the Indian Ocean Conference. In ... Read More »

World Sanskrit Day being celebrated today

The Day is aimed at promoting and reviving the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit. It is celebrated on Sravana Poornima every year, that is the Poornima day of Sravana month in the Hindu calendar. Sanskrit has been known as the primary language of Hinduism and forms the basis of several ... Read More »