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An honour to the Women of ISRO

Two years back India proudly stabilized its famous Mangalyan into the Mars orbit. With this India became just the fourth in the world and first in Asia to reach Mars. Importantly no nation in the world has accomplished this feat in its first attempt. Moreover India’s technology is the cheapest and yet most-advanced in the world. To achieve this, around 500 scientists of ISRO worked day and night to write

Nuclear Security Summit 2016

Leaders of more than 50 countries are convening in the US capital of Washington D.C. today for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit 2016, a high-level diplomatic world meeting, aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism around the globe. The recent deadly attacks in Brussels have fueled grave concerns in the minds of world leaders that Islamic State and other radical terrorist organizations could eventually target nuclear plants and develop radioactive “dirty bombs”.

Solid Waste Management Crisis – A Major Challenge of Mega Cities

Solid Waste Management is one of the major challenges faced by almost all the countries and particularly by mega cities over the globe. The mega cities in India too are facing it. The collection of waste and its disposal is a major question and headache before the administration.  The recent fire incidents at Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai is a stark example. The recurrent fires in same manner and at

Exponent Group of Journals

Dr. Aniruddha Dhairyadhar Joshi (Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu), in his special discourse on Ram Rajya, delivered on May 6, 2010, had spelt out various projects that formed part of his vision of Ram Rajya that would be ushered in, by the year 2025. These projects, he had said, would collectively be instrumental in achieving that goal. The Exponent Group of Journals was one such project. As Bapu had said in this

Smriti Irani

The Union Minister for HRD, Mrs. Smriti Irani countered very effectively, all questions raised in the context of the JNU, in the house of the Parliament. Afzal Guru was given ample and fair opportunity to defend himself before the Supreme Court pronounced the death sentence. He was even granted repeated chances to make mercy petitions. It was only following these fair chances that the death sentence was executed. And yet

JNU, जेएनयू

The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh had said that the incident at ‘JNU’ had the backing and support of Hafiz Saeed, the Chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa. The Home Minister’s statement was based on the Twitter account of Hafiz Saeed wherein the Chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa had tweeted his support towards the anti-India elements in the JNU. Further in his tweet, Hafiz Saeed had also demanded that Pakistan Government support this trend. However

JNU

The student organizations from ‘JNU’ that support glorification of demon Mahishasur and their representatives claim to represent the poor and backward classes. But proofs have emerged of the baselessness in these claims. After seeing the posters of ‘Mahishasur Martyrdom Day’ Event the infuriated student of tribal classes from JNU have strongly objected to it. The pamphlet released by the these students of JNU against this event itself starts with praise

JNU

Arrested by the Delhi police on charges of sedition, Kanhaiya Kumar, the leader of the students union was released on interim bail. There have been celebrations in the JNU ever since. Almost all news channels are beaming interviews with ‘Kanhaiya’. Some, it has been alleged project this student leaders as a ‘political hero’. JNU becomes in the meanwhile, an epicenter of an earthquake sending periodic shockwaves through the nation. Until

Smriti Irani

The JNU row has tarnished the country’s image. ‘It has even had an adverse effect on tourism’ said Shri. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State for Tourism expressing his regret. Also, the events in the past few days have scurried on at whirlwind speed threatening in the process, to blur the memory of the exact how and when of this JNU row that tainted the country’s image. (To read and

JNU

Hon.’ Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi went on a visit to the United States during November 2014. The visit was during the Navaratri festival that was being celebrated in India and hence PM Modi was on a fast. Hence, special arrangements were made for him keeping this in mind during the US Presidential banquet. This was reported by the media time and again. But, coinciding with this was ‘Mahishasur Martyrdom

Celebrations inside JNU after Dantewada Massacre of CRPF personnel

On 6th April 2010, Maoists carried out a cold-blooded attack in Dantewada district in the state of Chattisgarh, which resulted in the death of 76 CRPF personnel. Amidst angry reactions from across the country condemning this incident, there were reports that some students of JNU held celebrations inside the JNU campus. The students shouted slogans of ‘India Murdabad’ (Down with India) and ‘Maowad Zindabad’ (Long live Maoism) to celebrate this

Smriti Irani

‘जेएनयू के विवाद के कारण देश की प्रतिमा को ठेस पहुँची है। इसका पर्यटन क्षेत्र पर विपरित परिणाम हुआ है’ ऐसा खेद केंद्रीय पर्यटन राज्यमंत्री महेश शर्मा ने ज़ाहिर किया है। देश की प्रतिमा को ठेस पहुँचानेवाली जवाहरलाल नेहरू युनिव्हर्सिटी का विवाद निश्चित रूप में कब और कैसे शुरू हुआ इसका विस्मरण ही हो जाये, इतनी तेज़ी से घटनाचक्र घूमने लगा है। जेएनयू’ मसले के बारे में अधिक जानकारी के

JNU

सन २०१४ के अक्तूबर महीने में प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी अमरीका के दौरे पर गये थे। वह नवरात्रि का दौर था और प्रधानमंत्री मोदी नवरात्रि के दौरान अनशन रखते है, इसलिए अमरीका में दी गयी दावत में भारतीय प्रधानमंत्री के लिए विशेष व्यवस्था की गयी थी, इसकी जानकारी प्रसारमाध्यमों द्वारा दी जा रही थी। लेकिन इसके बाद ‘जेएनयू’ में ‘महिषासुर शहादत दिन’ यानी महिषासुर का बलिदान दिवस मनाया गया। महिषासुर यह

JNU, जेएनयू

‘जेएनयू’ में चल रहे देशद्रोही कारनामों के पीछे ‘ज़मात-उल-दवा’ का प्रमुख हफ़ीज़ सईद का हाथ है, ऐसा केंद्रीय गृहमंत्री राजनाथ सिंग ने कहा था। सईद के ट्वीटर अकाऊंट पर से ‘जेएनयू’ में चल रहे भारतविरोधी प्रदर्शनों का समर्थन किया गया था। साथ ही, पाक़िस्तान सरकार भी ‘जेएनयू’ के इन प्रदर्शनों की सहायता करें, ऐसी माँग सईद ने इस ट्वीटर अकाऊंट के ज़रिये की थी। लेकिन यह ट्वीटर अकाऊंट हफ़ीज़ सईद

Smriti Irani

केंद्रीय मनुष्यबलविकास मंत्री स्मृती इराणी ने ‘जेएनयू’ के सिलसिले में संसद में उपस्थित किये गए प्रश्नों का बहुत ही प्रभावी रूप से जवाब दिया। अफ़ज़ल गुरु को बचाव का पूरा मौक़ा दिया जाने के बाद, सर्वोच्च न्यायालय ने उसे फ़ाँसी की सज़ा सुनायी। उसके बाद उसे बार बार माफ़ी के लिए आवेदन करने का भी मौक़ा दिया गया। उसके बाद ही, उसे सुनायी गयी फ़ाँसी की सज़ा पर अमल किया