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  • Saeed Jaffrey passes away

    News November 29, 2015 at 9:21 am

    Veteran Bollywood actor Saeed Jaffery, who appeared in several British and Indian movies, passed away at the age of 86. In a career spanning more than four decades, the versatile actor starred in acclaimed films like “Gandhi”, “masoom”, “dil” “Shatranj Ke khiladi” and “A Passage to India” among many others. […]

     
  • BS-5 and BS-6 norms for the automobile sector

    News November 29, 2015 at 9:20 am

    The Ministry of Road Transport & highways has issued a draft notification for implementation of BS-5 and BS-6 norms for the automobile sector, covering the four wheeler category. The ministry has decided to advance the date of implementation of the higher level emission standards.As per the roadmap earlier laid down, […]

     
  • Economic sanctions on Turkey

    News November 29, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday. A decree, signed by President Vladimir Putin, covers imports from Turkey, the work of Turkish companies in Russia and any Turkish nationals working for Russian companies. […]

     
  • supersonic interceptor missile AGNI 1 test-fired

    News November 29, 2015 at 9:17 am

    India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-I from Dr Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast at 10.02 am on Friday. Agni-I is the first missile of the Agni series powered by both solid and liquid propellants can travel at a speed of 2.5 […]

     
  • 190 Countries participating in climate summit

    News November 29, 2015 at 9:15 am

    One of the biggest gatherings of world leaders out of United Nations General Assembly is set to begin in Paris to reach a deal to reduce global temperatures. With participation from 190 countries in all, the summit will witness attendance of 40,000 delegates, journalists, observers and exhibitors. As negotiators continue […]

     
  • Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

    News September 11, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling cancer passed away post midnight on Friday. The 51 year old Shrivastava had been undergoing cancer treatment at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Mumbai for over 40 days. Over the course of his career, Shrivastava had composed music for over 100 Hindi films, […]

     
  • Apurvi Chandela wins silver in ISSF world cup

    News September 11, 2015 at 9:45 am

    Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela wins silver in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich. Apurvi already qualified for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 4 month ago.

     
  • Narang becomes Asia no. 1

    News September 11, 2015 at 9:42 am

    Having rediscovered his old form, Olympic medallist Gagan Narang of India has achieved the number one spot in men’s 50m rifle prone shooting category in Asia. The 32-year-old Narang has 971 points to his credit while China’s Shengbo Zhao is placed second with 896 points. The Indian shooting ace has […]

     
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Sania Mirza

    News September 11, 2015 at 9:41 am

    President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Sania Mirza at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday on the occasion of National Sports Day. The President gave away the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the most spectacular and outstanding performance to Sania Mirza. The Sports Ministry had earlier […]

     
  • Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 awarded to ISRO

    News September 11, 2015 at 9:39 am

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014 to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Gandhi Peace Prize was instituted by the Government of India in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. […]