Everything you need to know about Karad Daman Project: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Karad Daman Project: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) With Christmas and New Year round the corner, hotels and restaurants in the western region are worried about their prospects in the festive season for a variety of reasons, including the lacklustre celebrations in 2012-13.
London, Dec. 05 (ANI): Google's new robotic grocery delivery service is expected to challenge Amazon's drone project which envisages transporting goods to its customers by air.
Thimphu/New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): Bhutan's foreign ministry has confirmed that India has given its approval to 39 new projects during the second round of talks on the 11th plan held in New Delhi.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the union home ministry and the Goa government on a plea by a Goa lawmaker who has challenged the ministry's decision holding him to be a Portuguese national and cancelling his Indian citizenship.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea of a sitting Goa lawmaker challenging the decision of union home ministry cancelling his Indian citizenship, by holding him to be a Portugese national.
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal to undertake scientific deep drilling in the Koyna intra-plate seismic zone, in Maharashtra.
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo Monday assured a Congress delegation that he would forward to the Election Commission the case of disqualifying a ruling coalition legislator, who has been ruled to be a Portuguese national by the union home ministry.
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Britain's first woman magistrate of Indian-origin has died at the age of 84, media reported Thursday.
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Nandita Das, who will be seen with husband Subodh Maskara in upcoming Spanish film "Traces of Sandalwood", will start shooting in a month's time. The film will be shot here and in Barcelona.
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) With over 200 films across nine sections from over 65 countries and an impressive lineup of academic events - the 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Thursday promises to not just entertain movie aficionados but celebrates the true spirit of cinema as well.
Washington, October 12 (ANI): Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to produce a half-hour comedy show again.
Sangli (Maharashtra), Oct 7 (IANS) Septuagenarian farmer Ganesh Hatade's joy knows no bounds. As long as he can remember, he has only seen terrible drought in this part of Maharashtra. Not any more.
New York, Sept. 21 (ANI): A new novel, supposedly based on 'American Idol,' is set to shed some light on Jennifer Lopez's diva behavior, as well as her feud with fellow judge Steven Tyler.
Bilaspur, Sep 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr, Manmohan Singh, will dedicate the state-run NTPC's Sipat thermal power project in Chhattisgarh to the nation today.
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will dedicate to the nation Thursday the state-run NTPC's 2,980 MW Sipat Super Thermal Power Station in Chhattisgarh.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr, Manmohan Singh, will dedicate the state-run NTPC's Sipat thermal power project in Chhattisgarh to the nation on Thursday.
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon is in love with "Tu mere agal bagal hai" and says that the song, which features actor Shahid Kapoor, reminds her of actor Govinda's tracks.
Washington, Sept. 9 (ANI): The US Air Force, in collaboration with the country's Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), is reportedly working on a project to test a new hypersonic flight.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) As many as 37 Indian designers have created 37 exclusive classic black clutches in their signature style - all for a cause.
New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will host a reception for freedom fighters on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the Quit India Movement on August 9 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Panaji, August 1 (IANS) The Goa Police have arrested three Mumbai-based bookies for betting during the fifth South Africa-Sri Lanka One-day International played in Colombo on Wednesday.
Washington, July 12 (ANI): NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet's Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Congress leader Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil has been appointed the new governor of Sikkim, an official statement said here Wednesday.
Leh, July 3, (ANI) Ladakh has emerged as one of India's leading tourist destinations and every year it continues to see a rise in its tourism industry. Ladakh is also attracting visitors from across the globe.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Recently, a Coast Guard maritime reconnaissance aircraft had taken off in the skies of Daman and adjoining Arabian Sea with all women crew comprising Asst Comdt Neetu Singh Bartwal (Captain of the aircraft), Asst Comdt Neha Murudkar (pilot in command) and Asst Comdt Shristi Singh (Co-pilot).
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Three women pilots of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) created history by flying a reconnaissance sortie over the Arabian sea, an official release said Wednesday.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Heart failure patients are increasingly more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, a new study has revealed.
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The National Health Insurance Company-Daman held an event to help diabetic patients focus on how to manage their health during the holy month of Ramadan.
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday urged passport officers to adopt a citizen-centric role and for measures that facilitate speedier and courteous service.
London, June 8 (IANS) Schools in Britain may soon conduct competitions to break secret codes, aimed at developing the next generation of cyber security experts, a report said.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) His passion for cooking had to face a lot of obstructions, but after "MasterChef-Kitchen Ke Superstars" happened to him, Ripu Daman's life has completely changed and now he dreams only of vegetables and food.
New York, June 5 (ANI): Hillary Clinton poked fun of her often-mocked pantsuits on stage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Over 40 percent of adult Indians are unconcerned, indifferent or disengaged about global warming, posing a threat to policy implementation on this crucial subject, says a research report by the Yale University.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Berger Paints has tied up with Bollywood's popular interior designer Sussanne Roshan to introduce 'design rooms theme' titled - Lewis Berger Design Stories.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) In its endeavour to have a pan-India presence, Maharashtra-based private sector Ratnakar Bank opened its first branch in Tamil Nadu Monday, the bank said.
Daman, Apr. 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday said that the incursion by the Chinese troops in the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir would be decided during the Flag Officers meeting of both the armies.
Satara (Maharashtra), April 14 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Sunday undertook a fast near here to repent for his widely flayed remarks on Maharashtra's drought. But the opposition was not impressed.
Pune, April 14 (ANI): Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar went on a day-long fast at the Yashwantrao Chavan Samadhi sthal in Karad on Sunday in an act of self-introspection over his objectionable 'urine' remark on the state's drought situation.
Pune, April 12 (IANS) The Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy, an international music education institute, was inaugurated here Friday fulfilling a dream by the late actor Raj Kapoor.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has said the GOP has an image problem, which led to its loss in the 2012 presidential bid.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): An extremely rare Y chromosome found in an African American pushes back the time of the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage tree to 300,000 years ago.
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Catholics in Goa will hold special prayers for a "worthy successor" to Pope Benedict XVI as the Holy See, the seat of spiritual authority of the church globally, fell vacant Thursday after his retirement, said Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) and French nuclear energy company Areva S.A. have agreed to collaborate in research and development projects, a statement said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today informed that a pilot launch of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS) was launched on January 4.
Agra, Jan 28 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma launched an eBiz portal at the CII Partnership Summit in Agra today.
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday.
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) With outbound tourism catching up, an estimated 50 million Indians are set to travel overseas by 2020 on holiday, according to a forecast by Tourism Australia, a state-run agency, which promotes the country as a destination for business and leisure travel.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The central government began the New Year by rolling out the ambitious direct cash transfer of benefits covering seven welfare schemes in 20 districts across the country Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Indian government began the New Year ushering in another policy reform aimed at cutting its bloated subsidy bill of Rs.1,64,000 crore by rolling out the ambitious direct cash transfer of benefits covering seven welfare schemes in 20 districts in 16 states Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) DCNS, the innovative European player in naval defence, is working on submarine-launched anti-aircraft missiles as well as counter-measures against torpedos, unmanned underwater vehicles and attack missiles.
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Yesteryears' actress Raveena Tandon has her own mantra for interior designing, and it revolves around a single word - comfort.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India is constantly upgrading its submarine fleet with modern weapons and sensors, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Monday.
Agartala, Nov 29 (IANS) The international as well as domestic borders of all election? bound states would be sealed to check the smuggling of arms and the movement of anti?social elements during electioneering, Deputy Election Commissioner of India Vinod Zutshi said here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's former defence minister and Planning Commission deputy chairman Krishna Chandra Pant died Thursday. He was 81.
New Delhi, Nov. 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony has expressed profound grief over the demise of his predecessor K.C. Pant.
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) With an eye to the poor sex ratio in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Diwali message Monday asked Goans to light a lamp in the "name of our daughters".
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan law minister Iqbal Haider, who died in a Karachi hospital Sunday, was due to visit Mumbai Nov 26 on the fourth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, an activist said here.
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is set to be honoured by an American suicide prevention organisation for her efforts championing gay rights.
Buenos Aires, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) US automaker General Motors Co. plans to invest 2.13 billion pesos ($448 million) in the production of a new model in Argentina in 2015, the industry ministry said.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India needs to develop its own strategic vocabulary and doctrines to truly seek "the broadest possible degree of strategic autonomy" National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon said Thursday, adding that reading Kautilya's "Arthashastra" will help "by broadening our vision on issues of strategy".
Turbhe (Navi Mumbai), Oct 7 (IANS) A massive prostitution racket was busted in the Turbhe township of Navi Mumbai late Saturday, an official said here Sunday.
London, October 1 (ANI): A new study has warned that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish.
Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) Warming oceans and climate may have an unexpected side effect - shrinking fish. Their body weight could decline by 14-20 percent in 50 years, says a Canadian study based on computer modelling of 600 ocean fish species.
London, Sept. 16 (ANI): Britons would support a political party that promises to stop immigration or promises to reduce the number of Muslims than one that encourages multiculturalism, a survey conducted in the United Kingdom after the Olympics Games revealed.
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent have a positive view of Pakistan, according to a new survey.
London, August 10 (ANI): Sienna Miller and Kate Moss have teamed up with other fashionable stars to auction their footwear for charity.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Only four states and union territories have formally supported allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, signifying little backing for the Indian government's move that would facilitate the entry of global chains like Walmart into the country.
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Pune cueists experienced mixed fortunes Tuesday with two players advancing and four making premature exits in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament being played at the Khar Gymkhana.
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government's 'Laadli Laxmi' scheme, a flagship social initiative which grants Rs.1 lakh to women at the time of marriage, has hit rough weather.
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) In a joint effort, Coca-Cola India and Jain Irrigation System plan to train around 50,000 mango farmers in ultra high density plantation (UHDP) techniques over the next five years, showcasing the 100 demo farms set up in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district.
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person and injured seven others, a top official said here Friday.
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday said Rajesh Khanna was a superstar and will remain so in the hearts of his fans.
Washington, July 11 (IANS) If you're born to a father who's a strong and enduring community leader, you're far more likely to become a leader yourself due to a range of advantages accruing from your dad's position.
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India is to sign a key security agreement with Mozambique on combating piracy in the Indian Ocean region during Minister of State for Home Mullapally Ramachandran's visit to the southern African country Friday.
Washington, July 11 (ANI): New research has provided a glimpse into how our male ancestors may have jockeyed for power and passed it on to their male offsprings.
As an initiative to reduce female foeticide in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday launched a new scheme named 'Ladli Laxmi', under which women will get a sum of Rs.1 lakh to meet wedding expenses.
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 lakh to meet wedding expenses.
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) The severe monsoon of Goa will now not hold back over 200 children from poor families from attending school.
Kabul, June 14 (Xinhua-ANI): A local Taliban commander was killed Thursday in an operation carried out by Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops in the country's southern province of Kandahar, the coalition said in a statement.
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to 'recapture' their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) coming up here, police said.
Vedanta has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bihar (Department of Education and Bihar Education Project Council,
Satara (Maharashtra), May 24 (IANS) India's first state-of-the-art seismic research and monitoring centre will come up here at a cost of around Rs.400 crore (Rs.four billion), an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) To spread awareness about female foeticide, a group of 30 children reached Delhi after travelling a distance of 2,300 km accoss India, including 18 cities, on bicycles.
London, May 12 (ANI): There could be 42 reasons couples break up - it might have been the man purse, or maybe they just stopped liking each other, a book reveals.
Victoria (Seychelles), Apr 30 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said India stands ready to be a full and equal partner in the development of Seychelles through financial assistance and initiatives that support capacity building.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers have found that single mothers and those with symptoms of depression are more likely to add cereal to bottles while feeding their babies, which may increase their children's risk of obesity.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Renowned environmentalist and polar explorer Robert Swan launched the fourth phase of Project SEARCH, an environmental sustainability awareness programme, here Friday.
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre for its inept handling of the controversial Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, a new study has suggested.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an intergovernmental military alliance of 28 countries does not consider India as a missile threat despite the country's advanced missile development programme, as NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said..................
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is auctioning off dresses from her closet to raise money for her charity fighting AIDS in Africa.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The walking two-legged PETMAN military-crafted humanoid robot has now been advanced to do push ups and climb stairs, and quite possibly faster than many Americans can, while certainly not expressing their fatigue.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Researches have identified new genes that may explain individual differences in brain size and intelligence.
Caracas, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Russia's Gazprombak Latin America Ventures will operate two oil fields in northwestern Venezuela in a joint venture with Corporacion Venezolana del Petroleo, or CVP, the government said.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has officially moved to a new parallel address in cyberspace from where visitors can walk through its new-age portals and check out the permanent exhibits in a virtual tour powered by search engine Google.
If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". This is a unique initiative launched by a leading beverage packager, in order to increase the awareness about protection of environment and the benefits of recycling.
London, April 5 (IANS) Google's techno-glasses offer emails, video chat and even directions over your view of the world.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". That's the new initiative launched by a leading beverage packager to increase awareness about environment protection and the benefits of recycling.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): The first real-world, head-to-head comparison of "improved cookstoves" (ICs) and traditional mud stoves has revealed that some ICs may at times release more of the worrisome "black carbon," or soot - particles that are tied to serious health and environmental concerns - than traditional mud stoves or open-cook fires.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): American federal agencies will to monitor social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to stop potential terrorist strikes and also keep a check on domestic violence.