The Kasturirangan panel, which was constituted in June last year, has been granted five extensions so that the report could be finalised. The tenure of the committee was extended December last year and on April 6, June 20th and August 28th this year. read more
Under the programme, called YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA), three students from each state and union territory will be selected by the chief secretaries based on their academic and extracurricular performance. read more
Two pilots were killed today after an Indian Air Force M-17 chopper crashed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district. The chopper crashed due to technical reasons, officials said, close to the Srinagar airport in an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam around 10 am. The aircraft broke into two and caught fire immediately.
Sivan was speaking at the 20th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) co-hosted by Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) and Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). read more
Narayanan, the accused in the sensational ISRO spying case but later cleared of all charges by the Supreme Court, had expressed happiness over the Modi government’s decision to confer him the Padma Bhushan, describing it as “an acknowledgement of my... read more
The Supreme Court today refused to stay the executive order of the Centre implementing the law providing for 10% quota for the poor in jobs and higher education while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the recently enacted law.