ISRO successfully undertakes first earth bound orbit-raising manoeuvre for Chandrayaan 2

ISRO successfully undertakes first earth bound orbit-raising manoeuvre for Chandrayaan 2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday said the first earth bound orbit-raising manoeuvre for Chandryaan-2 was performed successfully. India had on Monday launched Chandrayaan – 2 on-board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh with the aim of landing a rover in the unexplored lunar south pole. The […]

Answer queries or face ban: Govt issues notice to TikTok, Helo

Answer queries or face ban: Govt issues notice to TikTok, Helo

Government has issued notices to social media platforms TikTok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate response, official sources said. The action from Ministry of Electronics and IT (Meity) follows complaint by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) to the […]

Indian food chain Saravana Bhavan owner P Rajagopal, sentenced to life in jail for murder, dies

Indian food chain Saravana Bhavan owner P Rajagopal, sentenced to life in jail for murder, dies

Dubai: Founder of South Indian food chain Saravana Bhavan, P Rajagopal, convicted for murder, died earlier today (Thursday) from a cardiac arrest. The tycoon who founded the global Indian restaurant chain suffered a heart attack and was put on a ventilator on July 13. According to an India Today report, doctors said that Rajagopal was […]

Tensions rise as US destroys Iranian drone

Tensions rise as US destroys Iranian drone

WASHINGTON: Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel destroyed an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz. It was the first US military engagement with Iran following a series of increasingly serious incidents. Trump announced that the USS […]

India, US agree to work together, find common ground

India, US agree to work together, find common ground

Laying the foundation for PM Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan on the sidelines of the 14th G20 Summit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday in Delhi. PM Modi during his talks with secretary Pompeo, reiterated priorities his govt attaches […]