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November 14, 2018 6:48:57 pm

India's latest satellite GSAT-29, which weighs 3,423 kg, was put into orbit by India’s heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III).

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November 8, 2018 9:44:38 pm

The MMT's are a part of the government's Jal Marg Vikas project (JMVP) that aims to develop the stretch of River Ganga between Varanasi to Haldia (West Bengal) suitable for navigation of large vessels weighing up to 1500-2000 tonnes.

October 24, 2018 11:29:09 am

Seoul Peace Prize 2018: The prize has been awarded to those who have made their mark through contributions to the harmony of mankind, reconciliation between nations and to world peace. 

Gambling in India has constitutionally been a state subject
November 10, 2018 9:30:31 pm

The winner of 'Satta Matka' happens to be the person who guesses the correct number and is thereafter rewarded with a pre-determined amount of money. 'Kalyan and 'Worli' are the two most commonly organised 'Satta Matki' lotteries.

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October 14, 2018 3:41:29 pm

Rajasthan tested 55 positive cases of Zika virus, prompting the state health department to conduct a review meeting and set up medical teams in Shastri Nagar area.

Delhi, Mumbai airports to carry out runway repairs this winter, flight disruptions expected
October 4, 2018 2:51:47 pm

The government Thursday unveiled the Digi Yatra initiative under which the flyers can soon use facial recognition technology to enter the airport.

India's decision to buy S-400 missile system will further destabilise region: Pakistan
October 4, 2018 7:21:09 am

Explained: The S-400 Triumf can engage all types of aerial targets such as aircraft, ballistic and cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which are within the range of 400km, at an altitude of up to 30km.

SC removes gender barrier, throws open Sabarimala to women of all ages
October 17, 2018 11:57:21 am

The Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women into Sabrimala temple in Kerala will be pronounced on Friday. Here's a look at the case.

What is the 1994 Ismail Faruqui judgment case?
September 27, 2018 2:27:16 pm

The petition by Dr Ismail Faruqui challenged the validity of the acquisition of 67.703 acres of land by the Centre in and around Babri Masjid.

Aadhaar verdict: Supreme Court strikes down 33(2), 47 and 57; what this means
September 26, 2018 5:55:06 pm

The Supreme Court Wednesday struck down Sections 33(2), 47 and 57 of the Aadhaar Act. What are these sections, and what does this mean?

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September 24, 2018 5:21:02 pm

The GGR is modeled on the race that took place in 1968. This means that no kind of modern technology like GPS, electronic watches, electronic compass and the like can be used during the trip.

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September 21, 2018 12:58:19 pm

The flagship Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana currently provides an interest rate of 8.1 per cent along with tax benefits. But, it will earn an interest rate of 8.5 per cent in the next quarter, the government announced Thursday.

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September 17, 2018 11:52:23 am

ISRO mentioned that NovaSAR is intended for forest mapping, land use, and ice cover monitoring as well as flood and disaster monitoring while S1-4 is a high-resolution satellite that shall be used for surveying resources, environment monitoring, urban management, and disaster monitoring.

What is the HIV/AIDS Act?
September 11, 2018 1:03:38 pm

India has the third-largest HIV-infected population, with an estimated 2 million people.

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September 10, 2018 2:48:32 pm

The doorstep delivery of public services aims to extend government services beyond counters at a citizens’ residence through ‘Mobile Sahayaks’.

September 4, 2018 3:21:03 pm

Among other provisions of the Indian Penal Code, Sofia was also charged under Section 75 of the Tamil Nadu City Police (TNCP) Act, 1888.

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September 3, 2018 4:11:54 pm

The Official Secrets Act, under which the two reporters have been arrested, was created in 1923 by the British colonial government when Myanmar was Burma and a province of British India.

September 3, 2018 2:13:26 pm

Health department officials said that in August, only 34 suspected leptospirosis cases and 229 confirmed ones were reported in the state. However, in the first two days of September, as many as 160 suspected cases and 73 confirmed cases were reported.

October 25, 2018 2:59:15 pm

The government has an aim of collecting close to Rs 100 crore through the lotteries to be used for reconstructing the flood-battered state. 

September 2, 2018 11:33:41 am

The luxury boat, which has a 450 HP engine, will be currently operated between Assighat and Rajghat in Varanasi. The tourism department in UP is planning to introduce more such boats in the waters of Ganga in future.