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  • Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

    The Lok Sabha today passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019 commonly known as Triple Talaq bill by voice vote. Replying to the debate on the Bill, Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said it was important to bring in a law banning instant triple talaq as the practice has continued despite […]

    First earth bound orbit-raising manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 successfully performed

    The first earth bound orbit-raising manoeuvre for Chandrayan-2 spacecraft has been performed successfully today. The scientists and engineers of the national space agency ISRO performed the task at 14.52 hrs as planned, using the onboard propulsion system on the spacecraft. They fired the system for 57 seconds to raise the elliptical orbit with the nearest […]

    Chandrayaan 2 launched from Sriharikota at 2:43 pm

    India’s expedition to the moon is all set to begin today with the launch of Chandrayaan-2 by using the heavy-lift launch vehicle GSLV-Mark-Three. The rocket carrying the prestigious probe will be ignited at 2.43 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, some 90 kilometres off Chennai. Indian Space Research Organisation […]

    Countdown for India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 begins

    The twenty-hour countdown for India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 began this evening at the national spaceport at Sriharikotta. The Indian Space Research Organization ISRO said, the countdown started at 6.43 pm and is progressing smoothly. The country’s most powerful booster, GSLV-Mark-Three, will take off at 2.43 hrs in the afternoon tomorrow, carrying the high-stake Chandrayaan-2 […]

    Over 7 crore 32 lakh farmer families receive first two instalments of under PMKSNY

    Over seven crore 32 lakh farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana amounting to 14 thousand 646 crore rupees. An official source said Uttar Pradesh with over two crores twenty lakh farmer families topped the list followed […]

    Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22: ISRO

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-2 launch, which was called off due to a technical snag on 15th July, 2019, has now been rescheduled at 2:43 pm IST on Monday, 22nd July, 2019. The announcement in this regard was made through a tweet today. Earlier, ISRO had called off the launch of […]

    Parliament passes NIA (Amendment) Bill, 2019

    Parliament has passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today unanimously. The Lok Sabah has already passed the bill. The legislation aims at enhancing the jurisdiction of NIA to investigate scheduled offences committed outside India targeting Indians as well as Indian assets abroad. The latest amendment will enable […]

    PM Modi asks MPs to disseminate information about govt schemes

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon party MPs to take up public work and not just focus on politics in their constituencies. He was addressing party MPs in the Parliament Library Building today. Briefing the media after meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said Prime Minister asked the members to sit with officials and […]

    Lok Sabha passes NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019

    The Lok Sabha today passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Intervening in the debate on the bill, Home Minister Amit Shah assured the Lok Sabha that it will not be misused. It is only aimed at eliminating terrorism.  Mr  Shah said, the NIA never looks at the religion of the accused persons while […]

    India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 embarks on historic journey

    In the first expedition to the lunar South Pole, India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 embarks on a historic journey early morning tomorrow. It aims at soft-landing on the lunar South Pole after a journey of about fifty-four days after it lifts off onboard the rocket GSLV Mark-Three at 2.51 a.m. tomorrow. It takes off from […]