Mammoth BJP rally in Kolkata: Modi tears apart 10 yr of Mamata rule on every front

Newsroom24x7 Network Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a mammoth BJP rally at the Brigade Grounds here on Sunday 7 March 2021. In The PM’s own words – he has never addressed such a massive public meeting in his entire political career. Popular film personality mithun chakraborty was especially present on the dais. The Prime… Read More Mammoth BJP rally in Kolkata: Modi tears apart 10 yr of Mamata rule on every front

Know the Anti-Nationals: Book by RSN Singh

Book Review We live in an era of nation-states. Nationhood is predicated on shared sense of past and a common purpose of future. More than nation-state, India is a civilization, a complete civilization. To keep this civilization fresh and vibrant, winds from all directions are imperative for its nourishment. But, winds cannot be allowed to… Read More Know the Anti-Nationals: Book by RSN Singh

Government restricts rights of Overseas Citizens of India

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: In order to combat the scourge of those conspiring against India and encouraging violence and divisive forces as demonstrated by vested interest groups abroad, for example the Khalistanis, leading to violence linked with the farmers’ protest on Republic Day, the Union Home Ministry on Thursday issued a gazette notification which restricts… Read More Government restricts rights of Overseas Citizens of India

A new automated system to detect colorectal cancer

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-Guwahati) has designed an automated Artificial Intelligence-based system to detect colorectal cancer in collaboration with scientists from research institutions in Japan and the United States of America. Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer among men and… Read More A new automated system to detect colorectal cancer

Fascists endangering democracy in India and USA

Lalit Shastri The entire Opposition in India has ganged up against the duly elected BJP led NDA Government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. At every step the Opposition leaders are abdicating their role in Parliament and challenging the government and the ruling party on the road, on the streets and on the highways.  We… Read More Fascists endangering democracy in India and USA

Learnings from tale of two neighbours – India and China

Tapan Misra The source of military conflict with China is complex. It is part military, part Chinese desire of redrawing of Chinese territory, commensurate with their perceived and concocted historical Chinese sway and probably more importantly, Chinese desire to restrict India to low end manufacturing and dominantly consumer market. Both the countries, with their similar… Read More Learnings from tale of two neighbours – India and China

Rising fuel price, hole in the commoner’s pocket and national goals

Newsroom24x7 Network When there is so much sound and fury on rising fuel prices that have hit the ceiling, we did some calculation on the basis of rising petrol price in a real time frame by breaking it into two distinct segments. First, lets consider the period between 2004 and 2014 when Manmohan Singh was… Read More Rising fuel price, hole in the commoner’s pocket and national goals

People centric Budget for self-reliant Madhya Pradesh; no new taxes proposed

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the State budget, characterized by a 42 percent increase in capital expenditure in the new fiscal year compared to the previous year, presented in the Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday 2 March 2021 will take the State on the path of progress. Madhya… Read More People centric Budget for self-reliant Madhya Pradesh; no new taxes proposed

Kolkata National Art Exhibition 2021 went Live and broke the barrier of time and space

Newsroom24x7 Network Kolkota: Riddhi Siddhi Art Studio is a platform or call it a complete package for those who really are passionate to make a mark in the field of art and culture. The studio has organized a series of National Art Exhibitions and also the trailblazing event Madhya First Brustrokes “The Painting Party”. Kolkata… Read More Kolkata National Art Exhibition 2021 went Live and broke the barrier of time and space

PSLV-C51 successfully launches Amazonia-1 and 18 Co-passenger satellites from Sriharikota

Newsroom24x7 Network Frst dedicated launch for NSIL India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C51 successfully launched Amazonia-1 along with 18 co-passenger satellites today (February 28, 2021) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C51 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR at 10:24 hours (IST) as planned. After a flight of about 17… Read More PSLV-C51 successfully launches Amazonia-1 and 18 Co-passenger satellites from Sriharikota

Space Sector reforms, Indian startups, ISRO and Pixxel

Newsroom24x7 Network Newsroom24x7 had conducted investigation and found out that Pixxel Space Technologies, Inc. is registered with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission and was incorporated in 2019. All its data downloading and dissemination facilities are in USA or some other country but not in India. We had reported this, when ISRO and more particularly… Read More Space Sector reforms, Indian startups, ISRO and Pixxel

Election Commission announces Assembly election in 4 States and 1 Union Territory

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Election Commission of India on Friday 26 February announced the schedule for General election to the Legislative Assemblies of four States – Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal – and Union Territory of Puducherry. Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal:  Poll Events Phase-I (30 ACs) Phase-II (30 ACs) Phase-III (31 ACs) Phase-IV (44 ACs) Phase-V (45 ACs) Phase-VI (43 ACs)… Read More Election Commission announces Assembly election in 4 States and 1 Union Territory

Congress for Reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress’ parliamentary committee earlier this week passed a resolution in support of Muslim and Maratha reservation in the state.  This resolution was passed at the Maharashtra Congress Parliamentary Committee meeting on Tuesday 23 February. It was presided by state Congress president Nana Patole. Party’s state in-charge HK Patil was present. A year… Read More Congress for Reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra

Actions against Uighur minority: Trudeau stands exposed after refusing to meddle in China’s internal affairs

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi/Ottawa: The entire Trudeau Cabinet abstained from voting on 22nd February when the Canadian House of Commons voted in favour of a Conservative motion that underscored China’s actions against the Uighur minority in its western Xinjiang region. The contention of the Motion was that the Chinese actions against the Uighurs met the definition of… Read More Actions against Uighur minority: Trudeau stands exposed after refusing to meddle in China’s internal affairs

Doing business in India: Social media platforms must follow the Constitution and laws of India

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Amidst growing concerns around lack of transparency, accountability and rights of users related to digital media and after elaborate consultation with the public and stakeholders, the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 has been framed in exercise of powers under section 87 (2) of the Information… Read More Doing business in India: Social media platforms must follow the Constitution and laws of India

COVID-19, Ayurveda and herbal medicines

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Over-riding faith in Ayurveda and the miracle of herbal medicines has helped a resident of Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh, along with his wife and others in his family, all of whom had tested positive for COVID-19, recover from the dreaded disease. On 20 February, retired Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Dr… Read More COVID-19, Ayurveda and herbal medicines

Delhi Court orders release of Disha Ravi on bail

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Delhi District Court of ASJ Dharmendra Rana on Tuesday 23 February granted bail to Disha Ravi accused in the international conspiracy case linked with the Republic Day violence in Delhi and the farmers’ protest. The operative portion of the bail order says: “Considering  the  scanty  and  sketchy  evidence  available  on … Read More Delhi Court orders release of Disha Ravi on bail

Pixxel abandons satellite launch through PSLV C51

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: In the midst of a raging controversy, Pixxel, on Tuesday 23 February, cited “some software issues” as the reason and called off the much hyped and publicised launch of its satellite through ISRO’s PSLV later this month. It was in the fag end of 2020 that Pixxel had signed an agreement with… Read More Pixxel abandons satellite launch through PSLV C51

Speakup India: Why bury merit in ISRO

Newsroom24x7 Network ISRO’s present leadership crisis perhaps could have been avoided had former ISRO chief Kiran Kumar not refused an extension. Now Sivan being given an extension appears to be an internal maneuvering to keep certain distinguished scientists from getting into the leadership race and an attempt to perpetuate mediocrity. Lalit Shastri, Editor-in-Chief Newsroom24x7, exposed… Read More Speakup India: Why bury merit in ISRO

Hoshangabad will be renamed as Narmadapuram

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that the name of Hoshangabad district headquarters will now be Narmadapuram. The Chief Minister made this announcement on Friday 19 February on the occasion of Narmada Jayanti. The Chief Minister observed the auspices occasion by performing abhishek and aarti of Ma Narmada alongwith his wife… Read More Hoshangabad will be renamed as Narmadapuram

Basis of country’s progress is Cooperative Federalism: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised that keeping in mind the aspirations of a young country like India modern infrastructure has to be built, innovation has to be encouraged and more technology will have to be used to provide better opportunities for education and skills. The PM stressed the need for… Read More Basis of country’s progress is Cooperative Federalism: Narendra Modi

Three terrorists gunned down in Kashmir; one policeman martyred

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Three Al-Badr terrorists were killed in a gun battle with security forces at Badigam in Shopian district in South Kashmir on Friday. In another encounter with terrorists in Zanigam village in the Beerwah area of Budgam district, two policemen received bullet injuries.Both were rushed to hospital and one of them, Mohammad Altaf… Read More Three terrorists gunned down in Kashmir; one policeman martyred

Trudeau and his pro-Khalistan politics: India should crack the whip

Lalit Shastri Extending support to the farmers agitating for complete withdrawal of new farm laws introduced by the Modi Government in India, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had expressed concern and said his country will “be there to defend the rights of peaceful protest”. How peaceful the protest was got demonstrated by the Republic… Read More Trudeau and his pro-Khalistan politics: India should crack the whip

Kiran Bedi removed as Governor of Poducherry

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The President has directed that Dr. Kiran Bedi shall cease to hold the office of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry and has appointed Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana, to discharge the functions of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry, in addition to her own duties, with effect from the date she assumes charge… Read More Kiran Bedi removed as Governor of Poducherry

Ramchandra Guha, Satish Dhawan Chair at IISc and Modi bashing

Lalit Shastri An opinion piece by Ramchandra Guha, with the title “ Why Modi And Shah Fear Young Activists” has been published by NDTV on Tuesday February 16. Ramchandra Guha has been occupying a chair at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) under the Satish Dhawan Visiting Professor/Scientist Program funded by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),… Read More Ramchandra Guha, Satish Dhawan Chair at IISc and Modi bashing

ISRO, recruitment controversy, CVC & fair investigation

Lalit Shastri After the dismissal of the (Sunderlal) Patwa Government, the (Madhya Pradesh) Governor had announced the setting up of a one-person Inquiry Committee headed by the then Secretary GAD Sushma Nath to go into the acts of omission and commission leading to the riots and flaring up of the riot situation (post-Ayodhya riots in… Read More ISRO, recruitment controversy, CVC & fair investigation

International gang behind Republic Day violence: Delhi Police

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Delhi Police has underscored the role of Pieter Friedrich, a foreign based activist, known for his links with Pakistan’s ISI and Khalistanis, in organizing the global campaign against India and the large-scale violence on Republic Day in the capital.  The Police has said that the role of Friedrick, who has remained on… Read More International gang behind Republic Day violence: Delhi Police

ISRO recruitment controversy: LPSC silent on allegation of nepotism and favouritism

Newsroom24x7 Network After a section of the media has come out with reports alleging irregularity in the appointment of Siddharth S, the son K Sivan, Secretary Department of Space and Chairman ISRO, as scientist/engineer ‘SC’ in ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), Valiamala, LPSC has issued a press statement reiterating that all the posts recruited… Read More ISRO recruitment controversy: LPSC silent on allegation of nepotism and favouritism

AICF to bid for Chess Olympiad, start Indian Chess League, Women’s Grand Prix

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: India will bid for the next available Chess Olympiad and a ” foolproof bid would  be submitted  to bag the coveted world event as and when the process would begin.”  This was announced by the newly elected president of the All-India Chess Federation (AICF) Sanjay Kapoor at a press conference after the AGM… Read More AICF to bid for Chess Olympiad, start Indian Chess League, Women’s Grand Prix

Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Newsroom24x7 Network Lok Sabha on Saturday passed Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with Home Minister Amit Shah telling the House that this Bill is not for giving statehood to Jammu and Kashmir and that would be done at an ‘appropriate time’. Addressing the Lok Sabha, the Union Home Minister said, ‘We were asked… Read More Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Rahul Gandhi is “doomsday man” for India: Nirmala Sitharaman

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday 13 February 2021 lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying he turned into a “doomsday man” for India by regularly insulting constitutional functionaries and creating fake narratives on different issues. Ms Sitharaman was replying to the general debate on Budget in Lok Sabha. She… Read More Rahul Gandhi is “doomsday man” for India: Nirmala Sitharaman

Every discrimination is humiliation and violence: French President Emmanuel Macron

Newsroom24x7 Network Paris: President of France Emmanuel Macron on Friday 12 February described every discrimination as humiliation and violence while launching the antidiscriminations.fr site and a number, 3928 under the Defender of Rights. On December 4 last year, Macron made a commitment to set up a national platform so that all victims of discrimination could… Read More Every discrimination is humiliation and violence: French President Emmanuel Macron

Earthquake in India at 10.34 pm on 12 February

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: There was seismic activity and earthquake tremors were felt across North India and neighbouring areas at approximately 10.34 pm IST (17:04 GMT). There were no details immediately on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake with epicentre near Amritsar. More accurate data will emerge shortly. There was also an earthquake at… Read More Earthquake in India at 10.34 pm on 12 February

Brutal murder of Bajrand Dal activist in Delhi; Four arrested

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bajrang Dal activist Rinku Sharma (25), was beaten with rods and brutally stabbed to death by a frenzied mob near his house in the Mangolpuri area in the capital on Wednesday night. The police on Thursday arrested four accused -Zahid, Mehtab, Danish, and Islam – in this case. Police have denied… Read More Brutal murder of Bajrand Dal activist in Delhi; Four arrested

Lockdown is not on table at this stage in Australia: Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Newsroom24x7 Network The health minister, Greg Hunt, has been in touch with his opposite down here and they’ve been talking overnight. And so will, our chief medical officer is working with theirs. But there’s a lot still going on. So I don’t want to pre-empt any of that and it’s for the Victorian government to… Read More Lockdown is not on table at this stage in Australia: Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Elavenil beats Apurvi’s World Record mark in National Selection Trials

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Talanted Elavenil Valarivan (Gujarat),  beat Apurvi Chandela’s World record  to win the 10M Air Rifle event at T3 national selection trials  at  Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range here on Thursday 11 February 2021.   World number 1, Elavenil shot 253 in the Women’s 10M Air Rifle T3 finals. Tokyo 2020… Read More Elavenil beats Apurvi’s World Record mark in National Selection Trials

Dubai online  International Dance Festival receives overwhelming response 

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: The  month long inaugural  online Dance festival ‘Bhaktimay Rouhani Majlis’ hosted by Dubai based, Kathak exponent, choreographer Nishi Singh  which concluded on Thursday turned out to be a stupendous success. The four week long festival which commenced on 14 January featured  various episodes involving   renowned names and Sangeet Natak… Read More Dubai online  International Dance Festival receives overwhelming response 

Disengagement of troops along LAC: Rajnath gives stern message to China

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday 11 February 2021 gave a firm message to China that India would not allow anyone to take even an inch of its land and that our defence forces were firmly protecting the sovereignty, unity and integrity of the country along the Line of Actual Control… Read More Disengagement of troops along LAC: Rajnath gives stern message to China

India, China begin disengagement of troops at Pangong

Newsroom24x7 Network The Editor on Koo Disengagement of troops at Pangong: After 9 rounds of commander level talks, the frontline troops of the Indian and Chinese armies at the southern and northern banks of the Pangong Tso began simultaneous disengagement on Wednesday. While announcing this, China has described it as a breakthrough for peace. Official… Read More India, China begin disengagement of troops at Pangong

Preparations for Gaganyaan Mission on track; NavIC operationalised

Newsroom24x7 Network Union Minister for Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh told Parliament on Wednesday 10 February 2021 that 26 Companies/startups have approached ISRO seeking technical guidance and facility sharing for their space activity. The Minister said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha that NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation) –… Read More Preparations for Gaganyaan Mission on track; NavIC operationalised

US State Secretary Blinken’s speaks with Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar

The US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar on Tuesday 9 February to reaffirm the strength of the U.S.-India partnership and to discuss issues of mutual concern, including the situation in Burma.  Secretary Blinken expressed concern over the military coup and the […] Source: Secretary… Read More US State Secretary Blinken’s speaks with Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar