Indian Scientists discover 7 new Miniature Frog Species

Miniature Frog Species

Creating a milestone in the field of animal discovery, Indian scientists have discovered as many as seven new miniature frog species in the Western Ghats after five years of extensive exploration. Four out of seven of the new species are just sized 12.2-15.4 mm. The study, titled “Seven new species of Night Frogs from theContinue Reading…

Cabinet gives nod to enhance Solar Power Capacity to 40,000 MW

Solar Plant

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has approved the enhancement of solar power capacity from 20,000 Mega Watt to 40,000 Mega Watt for development of solar parks and ultra mega solar power projects. Adressing the media persons, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said, the enhanced capacity will ensure setting up of at least 50 solar parks eachContinue Reading…

No plan to reintroduce Rs 1,000 Notes: Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das

The Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday cleared that the Government has no plans to reintroduce Rs 1,000 notes. Shaktikanta Das said that the current focus was on ‘production and supply’ of Rs 500 notes. Das also said complaints of cash shortages at ATMs are being addressed so request everyone to draw the cashContinue Reading…

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister

Nagaland CM-Shurhozelie Liezitsu

Naga People’s Front (NPF) President Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as the new Nagaland Chief Minister by the Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya on Wednesday. Shurhozelie succeeded T.R. Zeliang, who resigned as Chief Minister of Nagaland on Sunday after widespread protests over reservation to women in local body elections. Liezitsu (81) has been elected toContinue Reading…

DMK leaders led by MK Stalin go on Statewide Hunger Strike

DMK-MK Stalin

DMK leaders along with the party president MK Stalin went on statewide hunger strike on Wednesday in protest against the eviction of MLAs from the Tamil Nadu Assembly during the vote of confidence on February 18. On Sunday, the party president sat on a hunger strike at Marina Beach accompanied by his party members asContinue Reading…

India, Rwanda to expand Ties in Science, Technology & Innovation

India-Rwanda Business Forum

India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the five-day visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to Rwanda and Uganda to expand ties in Science, Technology and Innovation. The Vice-President being received by Prime Minister of Rwanda Anastase Murekezi at the India-Rwanda Business Forum on Monday. According to the MoU signed between Rwanda and India,Continue Reading…

Jio Data no longer FREE from April 1, Voice Calls to stay free

Mukesh Ambani-Jio

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday announced that his telecom venture, Reliance Jio will start charging from its customers from 1 April. Voice Calls will be free across India. However, unlimited voice & data for existing customers opting for Jio Prime membership by pay in one-time fee of Rs 99 and Rs 303 perContinue Reading…

Pakistan should be declared as Terrorist State: Major General GD Bakshi

Citizen 4 Forces & Think India

The Citizen 4 Forces & Think India has organized a seminar at Soochana Bhawan on Monday to discuss on Declare Pakistan as Terror State. On the occasion, Major General GD Bakshi, Commander Vinod Nebb and social activist Sushil Pandit were present as Chief Guest. Addressing the seminar, Major General GD Bakshi said that Indian armedContinue Reading…

India’s 1st dedicated Heliport to open in Delhi on February 28

Heliport-Pawan Hans

India’s first dedicated heliport for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers will be inaugurated on February 28. The project costs Rs. 100 crore which will be an integrated one with a chopper maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) unit part of the complex at Rohini, said Aviation secretary, R.N.Choubey. The heliportContinue Reading…

2nd Phase Civic Polls: Voting gets underway across Maharashtra

Civic Polls- Maharashtra

The second phase polling for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and 9 other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway on Tuesday morning. A total of 3.77 crore voters will cast their vote to elect candidates for 10 municipal corporations, 11 zilla parishads and 118 panchayat samiti in the second phase of polls. Over 1.80 croreContinue Reading…