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Army Day: All you need to know about this special Indian Army Day
Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in India as it is on this historic day that General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army in 1949. The Army Day parade is typically held at Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment, where this year General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff, will inspect the parade.
Chadar Trek: IAF says 71 trekkers brought to safety after Zanskar flooding, rescue ops still on
Indian Air Force's Advanced Light Helicopters...
NCR recorded 14% increase in office space absorption: Report
“The commercial segment, especially, the office space market is going from stren...
Prospect of US-Iran conflict threatens Gulf economies
Observers say such a conflict might send oil prices above USD 100 a barrel but could also lead to a massive disruption of exports if Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway which serves as the main artery for Middle East oil.
Will Indian real estate bounce back in 2020?
In 2019, housing afforability showed a marked improvement. We also saw a plethora of launches in the market. In 2020, Knight Frank expects the GDP growth to touch 6-6.5% by next year. It also expects the real estate sector to maintain its momentum.
IIT Kharagpur develops AI system to read legal judgments
A team of researchers at the premier engineering institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering used a novel method to automate the reading of a legal document by using a more evolved Machine Learning technique.
Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K-9 Vajra at L&T gun making facility
The L&T officials showed the minister the different manoeuvres of the K-9 Vajra-T, a tracked self-propelled howitzer. Singh sat in the vehicle on which the gun was mounted and was driven around the Hazira complex. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets.
IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020
The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.
Four Gaganyaan astronauts to get 11-month training in Russia
The Rs 10,000-crore ambitious project is expected to be launched in 2022, the year of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence. India's heaviest launch vehicle Bahubali GSLV Mark-III will carry the astronauts to space.
Petrol, diesel prices cut after slump in crude rates
After no change on Wednesday, the fuel prices dropped on Thursday as the price of petrol was cut by 15 paise and that of diesel by 14 paise across all major cities in the country.
Amid budget crunch, Navy to scrap Rs 20,000 crore tender
Defence ministry sources say the Navy is the first among the armed forces to finalise a rationalisation plan for its capital acquisition projects, which ranges from withdrawing some tenders or Request for Proposals (RFPs) to reducing numbers in other mega programmes.
Markets eye improved transparency in Budget: Report
The report noted that fiscal deficit in the first eight months of FY20, stood at 15 per cent above target.
What's in a name? A lot, say lenders being merged
Chennai-based Indian Bank is anchoring the merger with Allahabad Bank.
Odisha: 20 injured as 8 coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail near Salagoan
At least 20 people were injured after eight coaches of Bhubaneshwar-Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Salagoan on Thursday morning...
Avoid all non-essential travel to Iraq: MEA’s advice
In an advisory by the Ministry of External Affairs, it advised Indian citizens to avoid unimportant travel to Iraq in view of the prevailing situation in the Gulf country. It said Indian nationals residing in Iraq are advised to be alert and may avoid travel within Iraq.
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