Prime Minister congratulates Sachin for Bharat Ratna

Prime Minister congratulates Sachin for Bharat Ratna

Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh today spoke to Sachin Tendulkar to congratulate him for being chosen for the Bharat Ratna. PMO sources said ,Dr.Singh made the telephone call to Tendulkar soon after the announcement of the award and wished him many more years of contribution to sports. The Prime Minister also called up to Congratulate eminent […]

Filing of nominations ends Today for Delhi Assembly elections

Filing of nominations ends Today for Delhi Assembly elections

The filing of nominations for the upcoming Assembly elections concluded today. Prominent among those, who filed their nominations today are RTI activist turned politician and Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal. He filed his nomination paper from New Delhi seat from where Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit is contesting the elections. BJP has fielded its […]

India’s second Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikramaditya being inducted into the Navy

India’s second Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikramaditya being inducted into the Navy

India’s second Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya, designed to boost India’s maritime capabilities, is being inducted into the Indian Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony at a shipyard in Russia today. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Defence Minister Shoigu are attending the commissioning of the Kiev Class carrier, formerly called Admiral Gorshkov. A Navy […]

ISRO performs last of five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter

ISRO performs last of five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours, raising the apogee of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh km. In a statement ISRO said, after the successful completion of these operations, the Mars Orbiter mission is expected to take on […]

Boeing delivers second P-8I aircraft to India

Boeing delivers second P-8I aircraft to India

American defence major Boeing has delivered the second P-8I aircraft to India that is likely to boost the Indian Navy’s long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare capabilities. Boeing P-8I programme manager Leland Wight said, the company that is building eight P-8I aircrafts for India, delivered the first one in May. He said, acceptance trials on […]

Boat sinks off Greece; 12 migrants killed

Boat sinks off Greece; 12 migrants killed

At least 12 migrants, including four children, drowned after their boat sank off a western Greek island in the Lonian Sea. Greek official said the incident occurred early today, off the coast of Lefkada, an island in the Lonian Sea. They said the immigrants had issued an SOS to the coast guard, who failed to […]