Daily Archives: March 22, 2018

Chief Minister terms budget 2018 as historic


The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has expressed his happiness at the annual budget presented by Uttarakhand Finance Minister Parkash Pant in the Vidhan Sabha at Gairsain, today. Terming the budget as historic and inclusive of the aspiration and needs of people of all walks, from hills to the plains, of farmers to labourers, promoting tourism and checking migration ...

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Russian astronomers discover new black hole, dedicate it to Stephen Hawking

A new black hole discovered by Russian astronomers has been dedicated to the late British scientist Stephen Hawking, who devoted his entire life to studying the universe. The newborn black hole, which lies in the Ophiuchus constellation, was spotted two days after Hawking’s demise after scientists from the Moscow State University observed a “gamma-ray burst” in the constellation. The burst ...

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India successfully flight-tests supersonic cruise missile BrahMos


India on Thursday successfully flight-tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from Rajasthan’s Pokhran test range. The missile, which is the result of an Indo-Russia joint venture, can fly almost three times the speed of sound at Mach 2.8 and has a range of 290 km. The range of the BrahMos missile can be further extended up to 400 km as ...

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Cabinet approves Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission


RSBY and SCHIS to be subsumed under Ayushman Bharat – NHPS The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi yesterday has approved the launch of a new Centrally Sponsored Ayushman Bharat -National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) having central sector component under Ayushman Bharat Mission anchored in the MoHFW. The scheme has the benefit cover of Rs. 5 ...

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SC asks Jaiprakash Associates Ltd to deposit Rs 200 crore by May 10

he Supreme Court today asked the embattled realty firm Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to deposit Rs 200 crore in two installments by May 10. The bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra asked the real-estate major to deposit Rs 100 crore by April 6 and the rest by May 10. The bench, comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y ...

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Yuki Bhambri qualifies for Miami Masters


Yuki Bhambri made it to the Miami Masters, his second consecutive ATP 1000 series main draw, following a 7-5 6-2 win over Sweden’s Elias Ymer in the second and final qualifying round. It was second meeting between the 25-year-old Indian and world number 133 Ymer, who had beaten Yuki in the first clash in 2015 at Aptos. The Indian Davis ...

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