On Tuesday, Iran said that, operations had begun at two uranium mines and a milling plant and that Western opposition will not slow down its nuclear work. Since the talks with world powers made no breakthrough, Iran opened the Saghand 1 and 2 mines in the central province of Yazd and the Shahid. Read More
According to a study carried out at NASA‘s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the youngest black hole in the Milky Way galaxy may be a mere 1,000 years old as seen from Earth and 26,000 light years away. Read More
Since long, the Manufacturers Association for Information Technology (MAIT) had been highlighting the industry’s concern on the way the Government has decided to implement the Requirement for Compulsory Registration Order 2012. MAIT has informed that the Industry will be suffering losses of over Rs 1,000 Crore Read More
Fuel in Egypt is very hard to find now, even on the black market and the savvy wheat farmers say that if diesel supplies remain scarce next month when the harvest begins, , “There will be a revolution of the hungry.”. Hoarders and profiteers are brandishing knives and guns at gas station attendants. Food prices are soaring. And the country’s leader, Mohamed Morsi, is doing absolutely nothing. Read More
Direct-to-home (DTH) television since its birth has grown considerably well. This one seems to have become an instant hit amongst the country because of its easy setup, interactive services and competitive offerings. The main factor though is the picture quality that the consumers get. Read More
Winning the Miss India title had been such a passionate dream that the doe-eyed Navneet Kaur Dhillon was sure going to live it one day soon. Navneet, who hails fromPatiala, spoke to TOI soon after she was crowned winner of Pond’s Femina Miss India 2013 on the 50th edition of the pageant on Sunday night in Mumbai. Read More
Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe, renowned, widely as the Grandfather of modern African literature, has been deceased at the age of 82, publisher Penguin said on Friday.
The novel “Things Fall Apart” had made him renowned more than 50 years ago. Read More
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – NASA chief Charles Bolden has commented on how to handle a large asteroid that is headed towards New York City “ Pray”.
That’s about all the United States or anyone for that matter, could do at this point about unknown asteroids and meteors that may be on a collision course with Earth, Bolden told lawmakers at a U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee hearing on Tuesday. Read More
Maruti Suzuki has planned to launch the facelift version of its popular small car Maruti WagonR. There is no official announcement by the company yet in this regard. It is also expected that it will be available with a slight increase in price i.e. upto Rs. 20,000. The car will compete with other hatchbacks in the market such as Honda Brio, Hyunda i10 and Chevrolet Beat Read More
Once every 12 years, tens of millions of pilgrims stream to the small northern city of Allahabad from across India for the Maha Kumbh Mela, or Grand Pitcher Festival, at the point where the Ganges and Yamuna rivers meet with a third, mythical river. Read More
Nowadays India is not only known for technology industries but also it’s Varity of people, numerous languages, multiple customs and traditions; different races with different faces and marvelous landscapes. These always project India among other countries like “unity in diversity”. Read More
The recent case of Delhi gang rape has put people into the mode of anger and loud voices are being raised from all over the country. The 23 year old women who was going back home with her friend in a bus was brutally raped and injured by a rod which was inserted in the sensitive places of her body. The woman was then thrown out nude on the Delhi streets where nobody came for help. Read More
These whole week has been filled with news about rape happened in Delhi. The media started bombarding people with other such events happening in India. The counts of such brutal instances turned out to be more than 5 to 6 in a span of two weeks. I was left speechless and was ashamed to be part of a country where women are treated in such a horrible way. Read More
On Wednesday9 January 2010, the government increased rail fares by up to 25%. This was the first time in 10 years that fares have been increased. It is learnt that government may also raise diesel and subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices in a phased manner. Government received negative reactions from various sectors of the society for raising the fare. Read More
Pranav Kalyan, a 4th grade student of Willow Elementary School, California, cleared the MCTS exam in ASP.NET Framework 3.5 on January 12.A nine-year-old boy of Indian origin, whose father hails from Tamil Nadu, has become the youngest Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Read More
The Department of Posts (DoP) in Jammu today released four special postage stamps and the First Day Cover on Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary to show respect to the great visionary.
John Samuel the Chief Postmaster General Jammu and Kashmir today released the stamps and cover on Vivekananda at a simple but impressive function held at Gandhi Nagar Head Post Office here today. Read More
Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal is one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil word meaning “to boil” and is held in the month Read More
Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage in which Hindu’s gather at the Sangam, meeting place, of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Sarasvati, at Prayag where bathing for purification from sin is considered especially auspicious. The festival is billed as the biggest human gathering in the world. Read More
Since the last year number of NGO’s gather under the banner of India Against Corruption to fight against scams and scandals happening in country mostly by political leaders. The last year in 2011 when India won the world cup after that there was empty space in media at the same time there was campaign by this group of NGO’s started in Jantar Mantar to amend Lokpal Bill. Read More
Matheran is a Hill Station of India and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea levelhas beautiful toy train to reach there. That toy train is in process to hopefully get world heritage status. Read More