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Tuesday, 20-February-2018


Patanjali to Invest in Five Nagaland Institutions

4 weeks ago
Kohima, Jan 20: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth will set up five professional institutions in Nagaland. The foundation stones for the five institutes - Engineering College at Hevukhu, Ayurvedic College, Para Medical & Nursing College, Management College and an Institute of Fashion Technology - were unveiled at a programme held at Punglwa under Peren district recently. Baba Ramdev said that the there was no political or religious agenda behind the initiative to set up the institutions but purely designed to help develop Nagaland in education as well as health sectors. Experiencing the deplorabl...

India successfully test fires Agni-V missile

5 weeks ago
Bhubaneswar: The firing took place from the Abdul Kalam Island facility off the Odisha coast. A Defence Ministry official said the pre-induction test of the highly sophisticated and world class game-changer missile was successful. Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Agni-V is the most advanced version of the Agni series, part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme that started in the 1960s.

Weight-Loss Surgery not Good for Adults 

5 weeks ago
New York:  Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch or (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass(RYGB)surgery).  The rate of death in individuals who did not have surgery was 2.3 per cent compared to 1.3 per cent in those who had surgery, the findings showe...

Rajasthan have High Tolerance For Wildlife

5 weeks ago
New Delhi: Almost 85 per cent of locals who were interviewed believe in protecting the wildlife reserves for animals despite negative interactions. The study was conducted jointly by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Duke University and the Centre for Wildlife Studies in India. To provide insight on the relationship between people and wildlife in the region, 2,233 households within a 10 km radius of four non-tiger reserves -- Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumbhalgarh and Todga...

 China to build Deep-Space Lab

5 weeks ago
Beijing: The lab will focus on the coordinated design and analysis of deep-space probes, as well as the development of key technologies in exploring and utilizing space resources in the solar system, according to a press release from the National Space Science Center (NSSC) with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, reported Xinhua. A memorandum of the cooperation was signed by the NSSC and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Econ...

Jatayu Earth’s Centre

6 weeks ago
The company has leased the Government-owned land for 30 years. Although the project took flight in 2008, construction began only by 2011. The Jatayu sculpture, a building with a 15,000 sq ft floor area, is made of roller-compacted concrete (RCC), except for the talons which are stainless steel. The sculpture, adventure centre and a Siddha healing centre form the Jatayu Earth’s Centre

A Myth Comes Alive

6 weeks ago
There is a story that is familiar to almost every resident in Chadayamangalam village in Kollam district, Kerala. Legend has it that it was on a rocky peak near the village that the mythological giant eagle fell while fighting Ravana. Thereafter, the place came to be known as ‘Jatayumangalam’ (Jatayu ’s home). Over the years, it has become Chadayamangalam and the peak on the nearby hillock became Jatayupara (Jatayu rock). Now, this place is all set to become a major tourist attraction from this year. Sculptor/filmmaker Rajiv Anchal had heard the story over a thousand times. &l...

Clothes To Poor In Sangam Vihar On Eve Of Vajpayee Birthday : Jolly

8 weeks ago
Poor residents of Gandhi Camp jhuggi - jhopari basti from M.B. Road Sangam Vihar were beneficiaries, at the camp organized for "free distribution of clothes to needy" in South Delhi. Used but good quality shirts, trousers, sarees, blouses, sweaters, half pants, jackets, coats, bed sheets, ladies skirts etc. were collected from households by Adhikar Society (NGO) led by Brijpal Upadhyay - President & team  Gen. Sec.Ram Saran Rajput, Gokulesh Bhardwaj & Deepak Sharma (VP), Savita Yadav, K...

Smart EV Charging Station At Scope Complex, New Delhi Powered By NTPC

9 weeks ago
The charger will be powered by electricity from NTPC Ltd., the largest power generator of the country. The charger has ability to recognize authorized users based on RFID technology. Fortum India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortum Oyj, a clean energy company in the Nordics has The charger was inaugurated by Mr. A K Gupta, Director (Commercial & Operations), NTPC Ltd. During the launch, he shared, "Today, the energy landscape in India is undergoing a major shift towards cleaner means of energy generation and consumption. e-Mobility paves...

Indian Spices Try To Ward Off Winter Sickness

10 weeks ago
New Delhi:  Star anise can help fight sore throat, cardamom resolves digestive issues and nutmeg boosts immunity, suggest experts. Dolly Kumar, Director at GAIA and Purba Kalita, Co-Founder at, have listed few spices: * Star anise: Rich in antioxidants and vitamins A and C, star anise is effective in easing sore throats and colds. Its antifungal and antibacterial abilities can keep you away from flu and other viral infections in this season.  ...

Mysterious Bright Spots Indicate No Dead World

10 weeks ago
Washington: The surface of Ceres is otherwise dark. The mysterious bright spots on Ceres, which have captivated both the Dawn science team and the public, reveal evidence of Ceres' past subsurface ocean, and indicate that, far from being a dead world, Ceres is surprisingly active," said Carol Raymond, deputy principal investigator of the Dawn mission, based at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Geological processes created these bright ...

442 Cr Approves for Sanitation Workers

11 weeks ago
The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Approving additional funds, the Cabinet said the money released should be used only to make payments to safai karamcharis, including their salaries," an official statement said. On Wednesday, Kejriwal met a delegation of safai karamcharis and asked the three MCDs to explain what they were doing with funds allocated to them by the Delhi government, following complaints over unpaid wages. Kejriwal had said that the Delhi government was paying the three MCDs more money than what was paid by previous governments ...