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  • ISRO successfully launches India’s latest earth observation satellite Cartosat-3

    Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO today successfully launched the country’s latest earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 in a copybook style mission. The workhorse rocket PSLV-C47 injected it in a polar orbit, along with 13 nano-satellites of a US customer organization. PSLV-C47 lifted-off at 09.28 this morning from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, […]

    Rajya Sabha witnesses noisy scenes over disinvestment of PSUs and electoral bonds

    The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon over issues related to electoral bonds and disinvestment of the PSUs. When the house met this morning, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said, he has disallowed the adjournment motions given by Congress and CPI (M) members over the issues. However, the two party members tried to raise the […]

    Winter Session of Parliament begins; PM calls for quality debate

    The Winter Session of Parliament began on Monday. The Session will have 20 sittings. It will end on the 13th of next month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, Parliament should witness quality debates and open discussions. Addressing media ahead of the Winter Session, Mr Modi said that what makes the session special is that […]

    India decided not to be part of RCEP agreement in national interest: Piyush Goyal

    Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the Free Trade Agreements, FTAs with Japan, South Korea and ASEAN countries are being reviewed. Mr Goyal said, India is also exploring trade agreements with the USA and European Union, where Indian industry and services will be competitive and benefit from access to large developed markets. Addressing media […]

    PM Modi meets Saudi King; to sign key pacts

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a bilateral meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, a short while ago. India and Saudi Arabia will sign several key pacts in the fields of oil and gas, renewable energy, defence and civil aviation. Earlier in the day, Mr Modi had a useful discussion with […]

    PM Modi stresses on need for balanced approach to resolve conflicts in West Asia

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on the need for a balanced approach to resolve the conflicts in West Asia, while respecting the principles of sovereignty and non-interference in each other’s internal matters. He said, India shares excellent bilateral relations with all the countries in the region and a very large Indian diaspora reside in […]

    PM Modi to reach Saudi Arabia; will deliver keynote address at FII Forum

    Mr Modi is visiting the Saudi Kingdom on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. The visit is expected to further cement the strategic partnership between the two countries. At least 12 Agreements are likely to be signed during the visit covering areas, such as civil aviation, security-related matters, defence, infrastructure & […]

    PM Modi urges countrymen to celebrate India’s Nari-Shakti, power and achievement of women by felicitating daughters

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged countrymen to celebrate India’s Nari-Shakti, the power and achievement of women by felicitating the daughters. Expressing happiness that Bharat Ki Laxmi initiative which was initiated to mark the festive occasion of Deepavali has got overwhelming response from all corners, Mr Modi urged people to seek inspiration from such examples. […]

    Festival of Lights Deepawali being celebrated across the country today

    Deepawali, the festival of lights, is being celebrated across the country today. The festival marks the victory of good over evil. People also worship the Goddess of wealth Lakshmi on the occasion. In West Bengal, Kali puja is being celebrated along with Deepabali today. In Kolkata, community Kali Pujas are being organized at different parts […]

    Winter Session of Parliament to commence from Nov 18

    The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from 18th of next month. It will conclude on 13th of December. Official sources said the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has communicated to the secretariats of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha  in this regard. Last week, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs  had met under the chairmanship […]