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October 21, 2017

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Congress wrests Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat from BJP

Newsroom24x7 Network Gurdaspur: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar today won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by defeating his nearest rival of the BJP Swaran Salaria with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes. The Gurdaspur seat had fallen vacant earlier this year with the demise of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has

Largest Biology lesson: IISF Chennai 2017 sets new Guiness Record

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Day two of the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Anna University campus at Chennai saw the making of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Biology Lesson. A total of 1049 students participated in the record breaking session. While inaugurating the Largest Biology Lesson, Union Minister for Science & Technology

BHEL Bhopal diary: Vigilance Awareness Week and Fire-fighting mock drill

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: A fire-fighting mock drill by CISF was conducted today at ISRO/MCF Main Satellite Control Centre Hall to test and demonstrate fire-fighting capabilities. The fire-fighting mock drill was organised for 70 fire-fighters from CISF- MCF/ISRO; CISF-Fire BHEL, Bhopal; NDRF, Bhopal; DSCC- Army; Bhopal City Fire Services Division, Bhopal Police and Intelligence Bureau. On

Diesel-Petrol VAT rate slashed in MP: Additional surcharge on diesel abolished

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today (13 October 20`17) announced the decision to reduce the VAT rate on diesel and petrol. The Chief Minister further announced that the additional surcharge of Rs. 1.50 per litre charged on diesel also has been abolished. The new rates will come in effect from

Epigenetic manipulation may inhibit cancer spread

Ratneshwar Thakur New Delhi: Manipulating tags on DNA without changing the underlying sequence triggers a chain of molecular events that may help prevent spread of cancer, a new study by Indian scientists has revealed. Development of cancer is a multistep process involving changes in several genes. Although the blueprint for cell’s life is kept in DNA

Election Commission announces schedule for Himachal Assembly: Polling on 11 November

Newsroom24x7 Staff   New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the schedule for the General election to the Himachal Pradesh. The Election Commission The term of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh is due to expire on 7 January 2018. By virtue of its powers, duties and functions under Article 324 read with

Arushi murder case: Parents acquitted by Allahabad High Court

Newsroom24x7 Network Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today (12 October 2016) overturned the lower court’s verdict and acquitted Nupur and Rajesh Talwar in the sensational 2008 Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. Delivering their verdict, Justice VK Narayan and Justice AK Misra said that due to the circumstances and lack of concrete evidence, the couple couldn’t be held

Governors should be catalytic agents for change: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that all Governors should uphold the sanctity of the Constitutioncan and become catalytic agents for change in society. The Prime Minister was speaking at the opening session of the Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Speaking about the target of New India by 2022, the

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