Everything you need to know about Panipat Beas Project: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Panipat Beas Project: 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.
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.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Armed with "scientific evidence" that the African cheetah is "not an alien species" and can survive in India, the government is planning to petition the Supreme Court to allow the import of the animal that became extinct 60 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Blaming gross human negligence behind the bus accident in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday that claimed 39 lives, state Transport Minister G.S. Bali Friday announced to constitute a four-member probe panel into the incident.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): How does tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves?
Kullu, May 9 (ANI): The death toll in Himachal Pradesh bus accident has risen to 38 with the recovery of eight more bodies overnight.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) The death toll in a an accident in which a bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river rose to 38, officials said Thursday. Seven people were still critical.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) Thirty-two people were killed and 13 others injured Wednesday when an overcrowded bus skidded off a road and plunged into the Beas river, officials said.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured Wednesday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river, officials said.
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.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The condition of Preeti Rathi, the nursing graduate from New Delhi who became the victim of an acid attack here four days ago, continues to be critical, her father said Sunday.
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.
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.
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Calvin Harris was reportedly attacked while performing at Project Club here during the weekend.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Contending serious defects are now surfacing at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday demanded theta it should be commissioned only after a probe to find out lapses in safety measures.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Vedanta's bauxite mining project in Odisha's Niyamgiri Hills got stuck once again as the Supreme Court Thursday asked the state government to go back to the gram sabha to consider the rights of worship of local tribals.
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.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In an effort to popularise Urdu, Communication Minister Kapil Sibal has decided to set up a committee of experts to evolve technology for linking the culturally rich language with the Google search engine.
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.
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Nerpa shipyard is to dismantle the last Soviet-era nuclear submarine by 2014, the yard 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.
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.
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, 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.
Manali, Mar 24 (ANI): The hill town resort of Manali received unexpected snowfall on Sunday, which is proving to be a boom for the area's tourism industry.
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.
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.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India and Africa have witnessed a five-fold increase in their trade volume in the past seven years at $65 billion and both sides are poised to scale it up further, said Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur here Monday.
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.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A 26-year-old criminal involved in a head constable's killing and other criminal cases was arrested here, police said Wednesday.
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) The 9th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership, the largest ever India-Africa business meet, begins here March 17.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is likely to be inducted to guard 13 new key installations including airports and power plants across India this year, its chief said Friday.
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).
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): Scientists have published the most detailed brain scans that the world has ever seen, as part of a project to understand how the organ works.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a plastic bag here from a train at the New Delhi railway station, said police Monday.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 25 (IANS) Two tourists were drowned here Monday when a raft on which they were taking a joy ride overturned in the Beas river, police said.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A 33-year-old man was arrested here for cheating and robbing people on the pretext of helping them deposit their money in banks, police said Sunday.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A group of 25 students, including six girls, from Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday kick-started a 12-day cycle rally to spread awareness about water conservation and protecting the earth, a varsity official here said.
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.
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.
Manali, Feb 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has taken up the issue of restoration of flights to and from the state with the prime minister and the civil aviation minister, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Saturday.
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.
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.
Washington, February 1 (ANI): Experiencing a positive environment at home during one's teenage years may make for more satisfying marriages later on, new research suggests.
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.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) He has been taking radio listeners on a storytelling ride through two seasons of "Yaadon Ka Idiot Box", and now, journalist, scriptwriter and lyricist Neelesh Misra is set to launch a series of books that are a compilation of the tales he narrates on the show.
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Nobel laureate Dr. John Byrne Wednesday challenged nuclear power as a source of sustainable energy Wednesday.
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.
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The AIADMK said Saturday it would protest against the central government putting up hurdles in the development of Tamil Nadu.
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.
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Hindus Sunday took a holy dip in rivers in Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
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 9 (IANS) The Indian epic Ramayana is moving beyond convention to more profound retellings to reflect new realities.
Aligarh, Jan 5 (IANS) India can earn more than $50 billion by exporting value added pet food to the global market by recycling slaughter house waste products, an official said here Saturday.
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Researchers have unearthed innovative terrace farming techniques in the ancient desert city of Petra, now in Jordan, which was made famous by Steven Spielberg's "Indiana Jones" and "The Last Crusade".
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested here for making an extortion call, demanding Rs.500,000, to a sitting Congress legislator's son, said police Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is set to "very soon"issue a RfP (Request for Proposal or tender) for a new line of six submarines with AIP (Air Independent Propulsion) capability.
St. Petersburg, Dec 30 (IANS) Yury Dolgoruky, Russia's latest ballistic missile nuclear submarine, will be put into service with the navy Sunday.
Pune, Dec 29 (IANS) Mourning the death of the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for the need to create an atmosphere to safeguard the dignity of women in India.
Sydney, December 28 (ANI): 'Project X', a widely panned film which is said to have been inspired by Australian party boy Corey Worthington, was the most pirated film of 2012, TorrentFreak has revealed.
New York, Dec 25(ANI): Heidi Klum and her estranged husband, Seal, have made peace for the sake of their four kids, and are also planning to reunite for Christmas.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Asserting that the development of the nuclear energy programme has been a key pillar of the strategic partnership between New Delhi and Moscow, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said India deeply appreciates the support extended by Russian engineers and scientists in the construction of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Hyderabad girl Pragya Patra and Rohit Sehgal from Panipat won MOBisur, a mobile and Internet-based singing talent hunt launched by composer-signer Shankar Mahadevan.
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sevmash shipyard will float out a third Borey class strategic nuclear submarine - the Vladimir Monomakh - Dec 30.
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is thought to have originated from chimpanzees in central Africa that were infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a retrovirus.