Independence Day: Army dog Axel among those honored with Gallantry awards


the President is the Supreme Commander of the armed forces. The awards include three Kirti Chakra, 13 Shaurya Chakras, two Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 81 Sena Medals (Gallantry), one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry) and seven Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry). The Government of India has chosen...

Delhi: India's celebrating 75th Independence Day ; No flying objects allowed; Sec 144 imposed. Details here


Amid preparations for India's 75th Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi police directed that no flying objects including kites, drones, balloons, Chinese lanterns will be allowed to fly.  “Sec 144 has been brought into action for it. We've started awareness programs and have...

Earth's Arctic region is warming four times faster than the world, new research explains why and how


A new study shows that Earth's Arctic region has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the world in the past 43 years. This means that the Arctic is on average about 3 °C warmer than in 1980. This is worrying, according to an article by Professor of Physical Geography at...

Comedian Raju Srivastava remains on ventilator


Popular comedian-actor Raju Srivastava continues to be "critical and on ventilator" in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the AIIMS here, sources said on Friday. The 58-year-old stand-up comic was admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday and later underwent...

Airfare caps to go from August end as sector revives


The civil aviation ministry on Wednesday removed price bands on airfares with effect from 31 August. Freeing airlines from the specified minimum and maximum fares set more than two years ago as the sector recovers. A ministry order said the decision was taken after reviewing the status...

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