Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

NASA’s curiosity rover completes 5 years on the red planet


NASA’s Curiosity rover which found evidence that ancient Mars had the right conditions to support microbial life has marked five years of exploring the red planet. Curiosity, which landed near Mount Sharp five years ago, is examining clues on that mountain about long—ago lakes on Mars. On August 5, 2012, the mission team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, ...

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Swamy to file PIL to seek CBI probe in stalking case


BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today accused the Chandigarh Police of doing a “somersault” on a case involving the Haryana BJP chief’s son, accused of stalking a woman, and said he would file a PIL in the Punjab and Haryana High Court for a court-monitored CBI probe into the incident. “With my associate lawyer AP Jagga on attempted abduction of an ...

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Over a million PAN cards deactivated


Recently, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar in a written reply informed the Rajya Sabha that as on July 27, 11,44,211 PANs have been identified and deleted or de-activated in cases where multiple PANs were found allotted to one person. A person cannot hold more than one PAN. A penalty of Rs. 10,000 is liable to be imposed ...

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Heavy rains cause water level at Tehri dam to reach near critical level


Heavy rain may cause Tehri dam reservoir levels to rise to critical state, said dam officials who have written to district magistrates of downstream districts to be prepared for overflowing of Ganga and its tributaries when excess water is released. The warning letter has been issued to district administration of Tehri, Pauri, Dehradun and Haridwar. This would cause Ganga and ...

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