Daily Archives: July 5, 2018

ISRO conducts Successful flight testing of Crew Escape System – Technology Demonstrator


ISRO carried out a major technology demonstration today, the first in a series of tests to qualify a Crew Escape System, which is a critical technology relevant for human spaceflight. The Crew Escape System is an emergency escape measure designed to quickly pull the crew module along with the astronauts to a safe distance from the launch vehicle in the ...

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Delhi BJP asks Kejriwal to ‘give up’ full statehood demand and work for people


Claiming that there has been an “unprecedented political logjam” in the three years of the AAP government, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari today urged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to “give up” his full statehood demand and work for the people. In a letter to Kejriwal, he alleged that in the “politically motivated logjam”, the development of the city has been ...

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UK court grants enforcement order in Mallya assets case


A UK High Court judge has issued an enforcement order in favour of a consortium of 13 Indian banks, seeking to recover funds owed to them by beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya who is fighting extradition to India on fraud and money laundering charges worth nearly Rs 9,000 crore. The order grants permission to the UK High Court Enforcement Officer ...

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CM administers oath to newly elected office bearer

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat administered the oath ceremony to the newly elected office bearers of the Secretariat Association here in Dehradun on Thursday. In his address, the CM said that secretariat is like heart of the state. If there is any disturbance in the mechanism of the secretariat, its effect will be seen in the entire ...

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17 dead due to heat wave in Eastern Canada


A heatwave in Quebec has killed at least 17 people in the past week as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada, health officials said today. Twelve of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal, said regional public health director Mylene Drouin. The Tribune newspaper said five of the deaths occurred in the past 48 hours in the ...

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Rahul holds ‘janta darbar’ in Amethi

Congress chief and local MP Rahul Gandhi today held a ‘janta darbar’ during which he listened to the problems of the people of his constituency. Rahul, who is on a two-day visit here, started his second day by meeting people from different walks of life on the premises of the Congress office in Gauriganj — the district headquarters. Former Union ...

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Reliance unveils fibre broadband service in 1,100 cities


After shaking mobile telephony with free voice calls and dirt cheap data, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani today unveiled an ultra high-speed fixed line fibre broadband for homes and enterprises across 1,100 cities and announced plans for an e-commerce platform that may rival likes of Amazon. The new offerings alongside the strengthening of the mainstay energy and petrochemicals business will help ...

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