NATIONAL NUTRITION MISSION
Government plans survey to check health of its nutrition mission
The proposed survey’s first report— covering a sample of 100,000 ‘anganwadis’—is expected to come in by March 2019.
E-auction of PM's mementos ends, painting of Modi with Gandhi receives highest bid of Rs 25 lakh
The Union Culture Ministry organised the e-a...
Box-office clash: 'Mission Mangal' becomes Akshay Kumar's biggest opener, 'Batla House' fares well
With Rs 29.16 cr collection, 'Mission Mang...
Pressure drop in rocket led Isro to abort moon mission
Isro had to abort Chandrayaan-2 due to drop in pressure in one of the tanks of the upper stage of the rocket.
Government invokes special powers to speed up transmission lines for renewable energy
As of May 2019 about 80 Gw of renewable energy generation has been commissioned and the balance 95 Gw has to come up in the next three years.
India lashes out at Pak at UN, says linchpins of terror networks enjoy safe havens in this country
Pakistan this week raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN, referring to the communications lockdown in the state following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.
BJP, Congress locked in tough fight in Haryana
The BJP, which had set a target of winning 75 seats ahead of the polls, is leading in 38 seats, while the Congress is ahead in 32 constituencies. The fledgling Jannayak Janta Party, which fought its maiden assembly polls, is also ahead in 10 seats.
Disappointed over NRC being wrongly linked with issue of minority rights: India at UN
First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripath said updating the National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) is a statutory, transparent and legal process mandated and monitored by the Supreme Court of India.
ISRO is now for Mission 2.0, catching up with others is incidental: Sivan
According to ISRO chairman K Sivan, the country has developed the capability to build its own rockets and satellites.
Leaders rally around ISRO, say no need to lose heart
Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander lost contact with ground stations minutes before its planned touchdown on the lunar surface.
Assam to put 200 Foreigners Tribunals in place by September 1
Currently, Assam has 100 FTs that have the mandate to decide whether a person is a foreigner or an Indian citizen.
Blueprint ready for 10 million e-mobility jobs
Govt plans to create specialised workforce to support its e-mobility mission, which will generate new jobs.
Urgent need to institutionalise involvement of women in conflict prevention: India
A majority of peace agreements signed in the last three decades have no women signatories and a vast majority of peace agreements fail to reference women and address their concerns, such as gender-based violence.
"Nail-biting", scientist recalls Chandrayaan-1 launch moment
Chandrayaan-1 scripted history by making more than 3,400 orbits around the Moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009.
India can develop as a centre for software products and deep technology: Prasad
"There are 23,000 startups and 800 are technological startups and out of them 21 are 'unicorns'...But when I see global number of unicorns, that number is 400 plus and so there is a case for greater mentorship and encouragement," Prasad said.
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