Everything you need to know about Rajghat Dam Project So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rajghat Dam Project So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Civil nuclear cooperation talks will be high on the agenda, besides economic and regional and international issues, when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to Japan on a three-day visit Monday to attend the postponed bilateral summit.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved a proposal for the implementation of National AIDS Control Support Project (NACSP) under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) at an outlay of Rs.2,550 crore, an official statement said.
A five-member delegation led by Mr. S.E. Cheremin, Minister, Government of Moscow today called on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in her office at Delhi Secretariat. The visiting Minister and Dikshit interacted on number of civic amenities available in both the cities.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A five-member Russian delegation Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here and offered expertise in the area of water treatment.
Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will decommission and scrap two of the world's largest submarines by 2018, a defence industry source has said.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A study has claimed that exposure to traffic during the prenatal period is associated with an increased risk of respiratory infection being developed in young children by the age of 3.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here on Monday, as he sought to strengthen mutual trust and deepen cooperation between the two nations after a recent military standoff in Ladakh threatened to derail ties between the two Asian giants.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) From a pure music channel to a youth-oriented general entertainment channel -- the transition of Channel V, which now boasts of a mix of drama content and reality shows, was an important business decision, says its spokesperson.
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The announcement of the UAE's Ministry of Education about the School Leadership Project to raise standards in the country's education sector is an important initiative which needs to be highly commended, a UAE daily has said.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) All issues, including the boundary question, would be on the table when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet here Sunday evening for talks.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) All issues would be on the table, including the India-China boundary question, when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Sunday evening.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans and monks offered prayers here today on the occasion of the 'International Tibet Solidarity Day' to express solidarity with the self-immolators, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has gave its approval for construction of a 'Rashtriya Smriti', a common memorial site near Ekta Sthal in New Delhi, for performing the last rites of national leaders.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has broken the record for the farthest total distance driven by any NASA vehicle on another world.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A common memorial site for performing the last rites of departed national leaders, including presidents, vice presidents, prime ministers and other leaders is to come up near Ekta Sthal, located near Rajghat, in New Delhi.
Kaliningrad (Russia), May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette, was handed over to the navy Thursday, a fleet spokesman said.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has been put in dry dock at Russia's Sevmash shipyard for cosmetic repairs, ahead of final sea trials and delivery to the Indian Navy later this year, the company said.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The participants of 24th Know India Programme (KIP) called on Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The discovery of hundreds of planet candidates around other stars by Kepler spacecraft, which was launched in 2009, has inspired a new book that combines both science and science fiction.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Twenty-nine diaspora students from seven countries called on Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday, a statement said.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, will pay a three-day state visit to India beginning on May 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) They sit quietly, keeping a careful watch on passengers as the bus travels through the city in the dead of the night, ready to intervene if anything goes wrong. The uniformed men are Delhi government's home guards posted on night buses to ensure the safety of commuters, especially women.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): How does tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves?
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A non-profit organization's founder, Kyle Coplen, wants to give New Yorkers in high-crime areas a 200 dollars shotgun and free weapons training, provided that they pass background checks.
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette, will be handed over to the navy May 16, St. Petersburg's Severnaya Verf shipyard said.
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) Friday announced today that it represented Indian media industry in Ryerson University's Global City Project, a live TV show that was streamed online to film students around the world.
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 3 (ANI): The Organization of Musicians and Artists of Sikkim (OMAS) have recently organized a rally in Gangtok to serve as a bridge between the state government and Sikkimese talents in music, performing arts and associated creative activities.
Washington, May 02(ANI): Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are reportedly postponing their nuptials because they want to avoid a possible overlap with her former husband Brad Pitt's big day with fiancee Angelina Jolie.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri Wednesday said that a nine percent increase has been registered in the average income of families living in the state's rural areas after the Mid-Himalaya Project implementation.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): ESA's Herschel space observatory has now run out of its supply of liquid helium coolant, ending more than three years of pioneering observations of the cool Universe.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Analysis of 2,000 years of climate records has found that a long-term cooling trend-caused by factors including fluctuations in the amount and distribution of heat from the sun, and increases in volcanic activity-ended late in the 19th century.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will take delivery of two Project 955 Borey-class ballistic-missile submarines, the Alexander Nevsky and the Vladimir Monomakh, and one Yasen-class attack submarine, the Severodvinsk, by the end of the year, a defence ministry official said.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): Describing as robust the India-ASEAN trade in goods, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said India seeks to have stronger ties with the bloc through joint development programmes in infrastructure and human resource development.
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Calvin Harris was reportedly attacked while performing at Project Club here during the weekend.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin Saturday promoted the use of recycled products, including stationery and furniture, made out Tetra Pak cartons, for school children.
Yangon, April 17 (IANS) The first batch of 11 Myanmar athletes Wednesday left here to undergo a three-month training in China in preparations for the 27th Southeast Asian Games to be hosted in Myanmar this year.
Washington, Apr. 17 (AI): It is 'indisputable' that the United States tortured detainees in the years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a non-partisan panel has said.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, a new study suggests.
Peshawar, Apr. 11 (ANI): Taking a tough stand despite increasing pressure from the United States, Iranian Consul General Hassan Darvishvand has said that the long awaited Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline is to be completed "at all costs" by the end of 2014.
Woking (Surrey), April 9 (IANS) McLaren Mercedes, the world's first carbon-neutral Formula 1 team, has re-confirmed its carbon-neutral status and has formed a partnership with CNI (UK) Limited, who will join the team as an associate partner for sustainability.
Washington, April 8 (ANI): There are couples who even after years together still can't seem to get enough of each other.
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): The major candidates to become Pakistan's next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on extremists in their country, which bodes ill for the U.S. policy after Pakistan's historic parliamentary elections in May.
Paris, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Marilyn Manson is the new male face of Saint Laurent's "Music Project", a campaign that features musicians wearing iconic pieces from the French fashion house's collection, Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane said.
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) The FIFA Goal Project is helping modernise the management and administration of football in Ghana, a senior official of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) said here.
Mosocow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, presently undergoing sea trials, was sprinkled with holy water during a blessing over the weekend, a Navy spokesperson said.
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has completed 64 water projects being carried out in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the northwest and southern region at a cost of about $5.80 million.
Langkawai (Malaysia), March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian shipbuilders are developing new "super mini" submarines, the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) state holding company said Friday.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A massive cyber attack targeting a European spam-fighting group that slowed some global Internet traffic have been launched by a gang of hackers from Russia and neighboring countries, an expert has said.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis.
Langkawi, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India is unlikely to bill Russia for the delay in the delivery of the refitted aircraft carrier Vikramaditya caused by engine problems last year, said Viktor Komardin, deputy general director of Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport.
Washington, March 27 (ANI): When NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft crashed onto the Moon's surface last December, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's sophisticated payload observed plumes of gas that rose from the impacts.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): While most of us go online regularly for help in diagnosing health issues, very few of us actually post information, questions or experiences on health topics, a study has said.
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal began his indefinite hunger strike at the Rajghat here on Saturday against increased power and water bills in the national capital.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) helped astronomers to witness the last moment of the agency's twin GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) spacecraft, when they were intentionally crashed into a mountain near the Moon's north pole on Dec. 17, 2012.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Republican National Committee (RNC) has released its wide-ranging 'autopsy' report, admitting some of its shortcomings after losing the 2012 presidential election.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat and a multi-discipline art collective Raqs Media Collective will represent India at the first Asian edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India targets to boost trade with African countries to $100 billion by 2015 from nearly $65 billion registered last year, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Monday.
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.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) As India takes up its ambitious targets for reducing maternal and child mortality, a senior USAID official says participation of the corporate sector is a must to fulfil the government's aims.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The 9th edition of India-Africa Project Partnership conclave gets underway here Sunday, promising to be the largest such engagement with the 54 countries in the continent, with a record 630 registered delegates from overseas.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has revived and reactivated the genome of an extinct Australian frog.
Washington, Mar. 16 (ANI): Almost half of first babies in the US are being born outside of wedlock, a new report has revealed.
Washington, Mar. 14 (ANI): Teenagers in America continues to lead the nation in smartphone use, with one-quarter of teens accessing the Internet mostly from their cell phones, a new study has found.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Using a new high-tech gadget, astronomers have observed four planets orbiting a star relatively close to the sun in unprecedented detail, revealing the roughly ten-Jupiter-mass planets to be among the most exotic ones known.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) GVK Coal Infrastructure (Singapore) Pte Ltd (GVK Hancock) and Aurizon of Australia have agreed to jointly develop rail and port infrastructure, GVK Power said here Monday.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) About a thousand Indians and Tibetans marched here Sunday seeking freedom for Tibet -- to mark the 54th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's flight to India.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The 9th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership, the largest ever India-Africa business meet, begins here March 17.
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is teaming up with her stylist, Leslie Fremar to design the new Theron Jeans line.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal has launched the Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS), developed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, through the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).
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.
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): An international group of researchers, including scientists from the University of Southampton, has discovered seven new regions of the human genome-called loci-that are associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness.
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will refit, modernise and recommission two Sierra class (Project 945) titanium-hull nuclear-powered attack submarines by 2017.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): US Republican strategist Karl Rove has said that rebuilding the GOP brand in California will be a difficult task, and the party must recruit candidates who reflect the diversity of the country, and in particular, California.
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Six underground radioactive waste tanks at America's most contaminated nuclear site in Washington State in the Pacific Northwest region are leaking, according to the state governor Jay Inslee.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Google has revealed for the first time what view users will get through its 'Project Glass' wearable computer.
Islamabad, Feb. 20 (ANI): After India won the Kishanganga dispute in the International Court of Arbitration at the Hague against Pakistan, the 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project would be badly affected and would have to be redesigned.
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Rats can't usually see infrared light, but they have "touched" it after Duke University neurobiologists fitted the animals with an infrared detector wired to electrodes implanted in the part of the mammalian brain that processes information related to the sense of touch.
London, February 17 (ANI): Dannii Minogue admitted that before she gave birth to her son Ethan in July 2010 the main focus of her life was the work she loved.
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's air-defence systems manufacturer Almaz-Antei will for the first time show mockup models of advanced battlefield surveillance radar systems at an international arms exhibition in Abu Dhabi.
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.
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered at least six regions of the genome where humans and chimpanzees share the same combination of genetic variants.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) France was one of India's most valued strategic partners and has given "strong and steadfast support" during difficult moments, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, to pay homage to the Father of the Nation on Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande arrived in New Delhi on Thursday on a two-day visit which is expected to include talks to finalise the purchase of Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Over 90 members of the Afghan parliament are on a week-long visit to India during which they would attend a training programme on parliamentary procedures and practices.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke didn't just leave footprints when he visited the lunar surface, he also left a photograph of his family 40 years ago.
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Ailing Paul Gascoigne paid a poignant tribute to fans, chums and professionals who have rallied round to support him in his latest battle with booze.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday told members of the parliamentary consultative committee attached to his ministry that Married Accommodation Project (MAP) for the armed forces personnel will be completed by 2018.
Karachi, Feb. 8 (ANI): PKNIC - a shared registry system that manages the .pk domain name space (DNS) for Pakistani websites - which was hacked twice in the last three months, remains vulnerable to basic-level cyber attacks.
Sydney, Feb. 6 (ANI): Facebook users are taking a break from the world's biggest social networking site for weeks at a time due to too much drama, boredom and scads of irrelevant information, a new US study has found.
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sevmash shipyard has fixed the engine problems which caused a delay in the delivery of the refitted aircraft carrier Vikramaditya to the Indian navy last year, a United Shipbuilding Corporation source said Friday.
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Anti-venom shots may not be able to reverse nerve damage caused by the venom of the death adder, a species native to Australia, a new study has found.
Agra, Jan 28 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma launched an eBiz portal at the CII Partnership Summit in Agra today.
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Indian Navy diesel-electric submarine has been handed back to India following a major refit at Russia's Zvezdochka shipyard.
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.
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Christine Bleakley looked dazzling in a flowing silver bespoke Project D gown on Dancing on Ice on Sunday.
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS) Russia will build two more nuclear-powered strategic submarines of the Borei A class this year, the official Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported Monday.
London, Jan 12(ANI): Only five percent Arsenal fans believe Arsene Wenger should stay as club's manager with almost half of respondents from one of Gunners' biggest supporters' groups feel boss should go.
Paris, Jan 11 (ANI): Inviting French investments in India's infrastructure, food processing industries, hi-tech and green technologies, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said economic and commercial relations between India and France were affected by the economic slowdown but are again growing steadily and there is considerable untapped potential for further growth.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today revised the cost estimate for the Salma Dam Project in Afghanistan to Rs.1,457 crore.