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  • India attains high degree of self reliance in cutting-edge technologies

    The country has attained a high degree of self reliance in cutting-edge technologies that it can interact with other agencies at an equal level. Speaking to AIR on the sidelines of the Indian Science Congress near Chennai, Director, Directorate of Public Interface, Ravi Kumar Gupta said that they need to strengthen the base in terms […]

    PM arrives in Mumbai

    Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon. He was received by Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Prithiviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport. Prime Minister will be visiting Bhabha Atomic Research Centre at Trombay. Later in the […]

    Srikrishna Committee recommends creation of Telangana Regional Council

    The Srikrishna Committee has recommended that a United Andhra Pradesh with constitutional and statutory measures for empowerment of the Telangana region by creating statutorily empowered Telangana Regional Council is the best way forward. It says that this is the most workable option in the given circumstances and keeping the national perspective in mind this option […]

    Scope of defence offsets expanded to aerospace, security

    The indigenous aerospace and internal security industry on Thursday received a major boost as the Govt announced major changes in its defence procurement policy that are likely to encourage investments worth billions of dollars in these sectors. Under the Defence Procurement Policy 2011 announced today, the scope of offsets has been enhanced to “include civil […]

    S Korean officials dismiss offer from N Korea of unconditional talks

    South Korean officials have dismissed an apparent offer from North Korea of unconditional talks to ease tensions. Officials at the Unification Ministry in Seoul said it was not a serious proposal for dialogue and suggested the offer was part of a propaganda campaign. The United States also responded coolly saying the North Must first indicate […]

    Back 24 children hospitalized for lead poisoning in eastern China

    In China, 24 children in an eastern town have been hospitalized after dangerously high levels of lead were found in their blood. The children, from nine months to 16 years old, suffered from moderate to severe lead poisoning with more than 250 micrograms of lead per liter of blood. The deputy director of the Provincial […]

    Rain brings misery to flood-hit communities in Australia

    In Australia, heavy rain has been falling, bringing fresh misery to flood-hit communities where hundreds of homes are already under water. Forecasters predict central and southern Queensland will be worst hit by the latest deluge, which will last into the weekend. In Rockhampton, however, waters are slowly starting to recede after the Fitzroy river peaked […]

    United States asks Pak to root out extremism

    US has asked Pakistan to make more efforts to root out violent extremism. Terming the assassinated Pakistan’s Punjab governor Salman Taseer, an individual who had worked hard to promote tolerance, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that Washington is committed to the efforts that the Pakistani government is and must undertake to root out […]

    India’s technological prowess put on display at Pride of India Expo

    India’s technological prowess was put on full display at the impressive Pride of India Expo on the sidelines of the Indian Science Congress. More than 23 DRDO labs from all over the country have showcased their models, prototypes, tanks and other stare of the art equipment. An actual Arjun Main Battle Tank minus the ammunition […]

    All India conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux begins

    In Madhya Pradesh, the 13th All India conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux began in Bhopal today. The two day conference is discussing ways to use finger prints in different types of investigations more efficiently. Our Bhopal correspondent reports that state’s home minister Umashankar Gupta inaugurated the conference. Voice Cast The two day conference […]