Chandrayaan-2 all set for second lunar mission tomorrow

New Delhi, Jul 21: The stage is set for India’s second lunar mission, when Chandrayaan- 2, carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan), take to skies tomorrow from the SHAR Range at Sriharikota, commencing its 3.844 lakh km, month long journey for a soft landing on the Moon’s South Pole. Weighing 3,850 kg, the […]

Naropa Fellowship announces admission for its second batch

New Delhi, Jul 19: The Naropa Fellowship programme has announced admission for its second batch, with the intent to continue fostering entrepreneurial skills in youth from the Himalayan belt. The first cohort of 52 Fellows are all set to graduate on August 25 and the admissions for the second batch have already commenced. The Naropa […]

Prominent fiction writer Hari Krishan Kaul remembered

Sahitya Akademi organises event in New Delhi New Delhi, Jul 19: A literary event was organised on Friday by Sahitya Akademi at Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi to deliberate upon the valuable contribution of late Hari Krishan Kaul and towards Kashmiri language and literature. In this literary symposium, distinguished scholars and writers of Kashmiri language, discussed […]

PCI invites entries for national awards for excellence in journalism

New Delhi, Jul 12: The Press Council of India has invited entries for National Awards for Excellence in Journalism to honour those excelling in print journalism. The awards, carrying cash prize and citation, will be given in eight categories. The last date for entries is August 30. The awards have been instituted to recognise outstanding […]

DGP Prisons visits Tihar Jail, discusses correctional programs

New Delhi, Jul 8: Director General of Police, (Prisons), V K Singh today visited Tihar Jail, New Delhi to get acquainted with the best practices followed in the Prison. Singh called on Director General Tihar, Ajay Kashyap, during which various aspects of prison management were discussed. They also discussed the salient features of newly adopted […]

JD (U)’s stand on Article 370 known to everyone: Nitish Kumar

  Patna, Jun 28: A day after Bihar deputy CM and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi made an appeal to all those political parties which traditionally maintain soft attitude on Article 370 to reconsider their stand on the issue; JD(U) chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday said his party’s stand on Article […]