ISRO earns six million euros from satellite launches in June

ISRO earns six million euros from satellite launches in June

The ISRO has earned six million euros by launching 29 nano satellites from 14 countries in a PSLV rocket launch in June this year, the government told the Lok Sabha. Jitendra Singh Union Minister, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, said the Indian Space Research Organisation has launched 130 foreign satellites in the […]

Sushma Swaraj talks to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; India, US resolve to fight against terrorism

Sushma Swaraj talks to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; India, US resolve to fight against terrorism

Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, resolving to work together closely to further expand and deepen the multi-faceted strategic partnership between India and the US. As per Ministry of External Affairs, “they emphasized that close and strong relations between India and the US […]

Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Washington: President Donald Trump favors a merit-based immigration system that will benefit US economy and create jobs, the White House has said, in views that would be welcomed by Indian IT professionals and entrepreneurs. The President has made clear he believes that (there) should be a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring […]

Donald Trump pick for China ambassador aims to boost trade ties: Chinese state media.

Donald Trump pick for China ambassador aims to boost trade ties: Chinese state media.

US President Donald Trump’s pick for ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said he would help increase trade between the two countries, Chinese state media reported, amid concerns over protectionist talk from the new US administration. Trump has railed against China’s trade practices, blaming them for US job losses, and has threatened to impose punitive tariffs […]

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US-Led coalition Air Strike?

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US-Led coalition Air Strike?

Rome: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group, has been killed in an air strike in syria by the US-led coalition, reports said on Monday.  Iranian state media and pro-government Turkish daily Yenis Safak cited IS-affiliated Arabic news agency al-Amaq as saying that IS’s ‘Caliph’ Baghdadi died in an air […]

US reveals failed attempt to rescue James Foley; Obama warns of jihadist ‘cancer’

Washington: The Pentagon has revealed that the US military earlier this summer had tried to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) but failed to find the captives. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement that the unsuccessful rescue operation “involved air and ground components and was focused on […]

Manmohan–Obama meet: Points

Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama met on Friday and discussed among other things the first commercial agreement on civilian nuclear power between the two countries. US President and First Lady Michelle Obama also hosted PM and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, and the White House released a statement underscoring the close […]