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The first Nepal-India Think Tank Summit will begin in Kathmandu tomorrow

The summit is being jointly organized by the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs and Nehru Memorial Museum Library.Former Prime Minister of Nepal and Co-chairman of ruling Communist Party of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda is scheduled to inaugurate the summit. General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) , Ram ... Read More »

PM Modi to launch various projects in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two day visit to Lucknow on 28th and 29th July. On the 28th, PM Modi will attend an event on “Transforming Urban Landscape.” This will mark the third anniversary of three key Government initiatives related to Urban Development. These include: Pradhan Mantri ... Read More »

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Typhoon Jongdari, packing winds of up to 180 kilometres (110 miles) an hour, is forecast to make landfall on the country’s main island on Saturday night or early Sunday, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency. The storm, currently some 400 kilometres southeast of Tokyo, is expected to barrel towards the western ... Read More »

‘Blood moon’ dazzles skygazers in century’s longest eclipse

As Earth’s constant companion slowly sailed across the skies, crowds gathered around the world on Friday to catch a glimpse of the rare phenomenon. Beside Lake Magadi, 100 kilometres southwest of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, young members of the Maasai community watched the eclipse through a high-powered telescope provided by ... Read More »

PM Modi to launch various developmental projects in Lucknow

His visit prove to be a boost for urban housing and infrastructure in the state. Over 90 projects under AMRUT, Smart City and Pradhan Mantri Awaas yojana will be launched. All 3 programmes have completed 3 years transforming lives of people all across country.Local Bodies and Municipal corporations of various ... Read More »

Engines of main battle tanks handed over to Army

While addressing the gathering, Nirmala Seetharaman said that the country aims to produce all its defence hardware indigenously. The Defence Minister congratulated the EFA staff for achieving indigenization in both design and manufacture of these engines.   Read More »

Heavy rain wreaks havoc across North India; Yamuna crosses danger mark

Many others were injured in rain related incidents. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to launch relief and rescue work on a war footing and asked district magistrates of the affected areas to immediately provide necessary monetary help in cases of house collapse. Directions were also issued for taking all ... Read More »

Socializing boosts wellbeing in dementia patients: Study

The average person with dementia in a care home experiences just two minutes of social interaction each day. Researchers also showed that out of 170 available training programmes for nursing home staff, only three are evidence-based – none of which improve quality of life. An e-learning programme that trains care ... Read More »

Militants launch attack in eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. It was not clear if there were any casualties. A witness near the scene said that  he could hear sporadic gunfire, suggesting the attack may be ongoing. Several midwives have been rescued, provincial ... Read More »

Badminton: Sourabh, Kuhoo-Rohan enter Russia Open final

 The 25-year-old Indian, who is on a comeback trail after recovering from injuries, beat Mithun 21-9 21-15 in just 31 minutes to set up a title clash with Japan’s Koki Watanabe tomorrow. Young mixed doubles pair of Kuhoo Garg and Rohan Kapoor also continued their impressive run to enter the ... Read More »

Lucknow: PM Modi attends ‘Transforming Urban Landscape’ event

The programme marks the third anniversary of three key government initiatives related to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) AMRUT and the Smart Cities Mission. The Prime Minister also visited an exhibition on flagship missions of Urban Development. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that after the launching of the Pradhan ... Read More »

Three-day VCs’ conference on research and innovation in higher education ends

In a 10-point resolution adopted unanimously on the concluding day of the 3-day Conference of Vice-Chancellors, chaired by Union Minister of Human Resources Development Prakash Javadekar, the Vice-Chancellors belonging to Centrally-funded Universities, State Universities, Deemed to be Universities and Private Universities, also committed themselves to transforming the Universities into institutions ... Read More »

PM Modi lays foundation stones for several projects in Lucknow

In his address Prime Minister said that there is a close relation between the mission of  Transforming the landscape of urban India and the Lucknow city.He said Lucknow has been the Karmabhoomi of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who gave a new direction to the urban life of the country. ... Read More »

Defence Minister hands over multi-fuel war tank engines to Army

The engines were developed at the Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai, a unit of Ordnance Factory Board under the Department of Defence Production. The engines have been fully indigenised for the first time under the Make-in-India Programme. Speaking on the occasion, the Defence Minister said that the country aims to produce ... Read More »

People getting covered under Prime Minister Social Security schemes

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, aim to provide social security to this uncovered segment of the population. Be it urban areas or rural India, thousands of people and families are now being covered under these schemes. Osmanabad district in Maharashtra generally has a dry ... Read More »


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