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India may again attempt soft landing on Moon next November
The Indian Space Research Organisation had constituted a high-level committee, headed by S Somanath, Director of Thiruvanathapuram-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the lead centre responsible for all launch vehicle programmes of ISRO, to prepare a report on the proposed Chandrayaan-3.
India rejects unwarranted reference by Pakistan to Jammu and Kashmir at UNSC
Raking up Kashmir issues, Pakistan's newly appointed envoy to th...
‘Startup Nation’ revs up for smart mobility play
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu echoed his country’s resolve at the annual Smart M...
India women begin their Mission 2020 against South Africa today
Against England in an 8 PM match, India chose to bat first, hoping their five spinners could defend even a half-decent total.
Ayushman Bharat can open up opportunities for AI-based services: NetApp
Valluri believes AI has primarily been restricted to innovations done by startups in India, while the government agencies and other large enterprises have not used to the core of service offerings and operations. The Union Government’s AIforAll initiative has set the tone for an AI-based transformation, but it would higher adoption, he said.
Modi's new mission: Propel livestock production to increase India's GDP
The Government estimates that in the next five years, livestock farmers will not only save losses worth Rs 2.50 lakh crore, but will increase their income four times, contributing a major share in India's GDP.
Higher education institutes’ participation in social missions to decide score, ranking
Officials in the HRD ministry told ET that the revision of parameters was being done to ensure that “institutes focus on important social initiatives”.
View: Security for all - the mission of democratic governance
Both defence and security have to work together to produce a perfect response.
Government plans one national test for university admissions
NEP-2020 is likely to suggest an aptitude test and tests in specific subjects that can be taken multiple times in a year for admission in colleges and universities across the country in an attempt to reduce burden on students.
Smart city mission put on fast track
The ministry has created a live dashboard, housed in the National Urban Observatory in Nirman Bhawan. This would help keep track of live updates from the smart cities’ progress.
Govt promoting labour-intensive manufacturing in tourism and agro-based industries: Gangwar
The National Manufacturing Policy identifies employment intensive industries like textiles and garments, leather and footwear, gems and jewellery and food processing, etc. as special focus attention sectors.
India biggest success story among malaria-endemic countries
Apart from the success in controlling malaria, there has been acceleration in decline of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), and Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) since the launch of the NRHM/NHM.
Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief
He said the country's space agency has a series of missions lined up in coming months and years.
8,000 block level plastic waste management units on anvil
Every village will be asked to start waste segregation and send its plastic waste to the block level plastic waste management unit. The unit will work at converting waste into bales, and transport them to aggregators for recycling.
Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of ground-mounted and rooftop solar systems in Dadra & Nagar Haveli
A target of installing 449 MW of solar capacity by the year 2022 has been ascertained by the government and Dadra & Nagar Haveli administration.
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