Category: India

Rani Rampal retained captain of the 18-member Indian women’s hockey team for Olympics test event

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Experienced striker Rani Rampal was on Friday retained captain of the Indian women’s hockey team for the forthcoming Olympics 2020 Test Event scheduled to take place in Tokyo, Japan from 17th – 21st August . Ace goal keeper Savita will be the vice captain of the 18-member squad. Under Chief

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20 years of Kargil Victory: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial (NWM) on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (Kargil Victory Day) here today. To commemorate the occasion, the Defence Minister wrote in the visitors’ book: “Homage to the brave soldiers of Kargil War

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Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

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Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The controversial Bill that would make instant triple talaq a criminal offence was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday, 25 July 2019. Lok Sabha passed Triple Talaq Bill with 303 votes in favour of the Bill & 78 votes against the Bill. As the triple talaq bill was passed with

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By 2050 UK will be the greatest economy in Europe: British PM Boris Johnson

Newsroom24x7 Network London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday, 15 July 2019, said their mission is to deliver Brexit on the 31 October for the purpose of “uniting and re-energising great United Kingdom and making this country the greatest place on earth”. Johnson was making a statement in the House of Commons on the

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Government withdraws Central security cover for ISRO Chief

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Government of India has withdrawn the security cover of ISRO chief. Newsroom24x7 raised the issue Newsroom24x7.com had raised this matter and questioned the logic behind providing the Y category security cover for serving and retired ISRO chiefs by publishing a news on 3 December 2018 with the title “Role of MHA

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3D animated video of Chandrayaan-2

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released a 3D animated video of Chandrayaan-2 mission. It shows the entire sequence of events starting right from launch into earth parking orbit, injection into lunar transfer trajectory, lunar orbital capture, landing procedure initialisation, touchdown, communication link establishment with earth and lunar surface exploration. https://wp.me/a5dzYe-6hK  

India out of Badminton Asia Jr Championships  Mixed Team Event

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi,  22 July : Despite Maisnam Meiraba  heroics  India bowed out to Indonesia 0-3 in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2019 (Mixed Team event) in Suzhou, China on Monday. In an absorbing battle between two top 20 junior players, World No. 14 Meiraba managed to take a game off

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GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts off carrying Chandrayaan-2

Newsroom24x7 Network Sriharikota: GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts off carrying Chandrayaan-2. India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched the 3840 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an earth orbit on Monday 22 July 2019. The spacecraft is now revolving round the earth with a perigee (nearest point to Earth) of 169.7 km and an apogee (farthest point to

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Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed in Lok Sabha; Tharoor says the amendment could lead to international embarrassment

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: “In November 2016, the Report of the United Nations Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) had raised several serious concerns about the manner of functioning of our National Human Rights Commission. The UN, therefore, deferred the process of accreditation for India on the ground that we were not fully complying with the Paris

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Maisnam , Malvika lead charge  in Badminton Asia Jr Championships

 Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Junior shuttlers put up dominating performances as India  outclassed Macau China and Mongolia 5-0 each in their Group C encounters on the opening  day of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships  (Mixed Team Event) in Suzhou, China on Saturday The  wins have put India in second place  behind Korea in the four-team

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Sheila Dixit is no more

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away Saturday afternoon (20 July 2019) at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute here. She was 81. She was brought to the hospital in a “critical condition with cardiac arrest”, a Fortis Escorts statement said. Deeply saddened

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India Licensing Expo 2019: Adarsh is Content Publisher of the Year

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Aadarsh Pvt Ltd, a children’s education and media company with headquarters in Bhopal – the capital of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, has won Content Publisher of the Year Award at Economic Times Label Awards event, a part of India Licensing Expo in Mumbai. “We are pleased to have won

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President of India appoints Governors

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The President of India on Saturday, 20 July 2019, made the following appointments and changes of Governors. (i) Anandiben Patel, Governor of Madhya Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh (ii) Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor of West Bengal (iii) Ramesh Bais as Governor of Tripura (iv) Lal Ji

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Status, relative seniority of Armed Forces Officers: Delhi High Court issues notice to Defence, Home Ministries

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Defence and Home ministries in a PIL titled Maj. PK Dharmani and others VS Union of India and others. The petition relates to the Status, relative seniority, equivalence levels of Armed Forces Officers, along with their Pay, Perks, Pensions–including disability Pension, and

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