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JFK in 1961, Modi in 2018: PM announces 'Indian in space by 2022,' but is ISRO ready?

While K Sivan said that the announcement came as a surprise, he was confident that they can complete the mission.

Kerala CM writes to TN CM on Mullaperiyar dam, says water level should be brought down

Pinarayi Vijayan has said that that Tamil Nadu engineers were not cooperating with Kerala officials to make sure that the water is released in such a way that it does not cause widespread damage.

Saving lives, one call at a time: Behind the scenes in suicide helplines

From listening to callers for hours to going beyond the call of duty to help them, those working in suicide prevention do it all and more.

Forex reserves sufficient to counter rupee fall, says Jaitley

The Indian rupee fell to its lowest ever intra-day level of over 70 against the US dollar on Tuesday when it plunged to 70.08.

300 Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing thousands of kids in US for decades

The report investigates clergy sexual abuse dating back to 1947 in six dioceses: Allentown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Scranton.

Don't destroy or weaken the system, transform it: CJI Dipak Misra

Misra made the statement while speaking at the Independence Day function organised in the Supreme Court by the Supreme Court Bar Association.

Kerala-born 14-year-old Nihal Sarin becomes India’s 53rd grandmaster

Nihal secured the title after he drew against his opponent, Uzbekistan’s Temur Kuybokarov at the Abu Dhabi Masters.

PM Modi says women officers to get permanent commission in defence forces

The announcement comes four months after the government told the SC that it was considering granting permanent commission to women officers recruited through Short Service Commission.

AR Rahman turns host in ‘Harmony’, his new series on rare Indian music

The series, launched on the eve of Independence Day, is available on Amazon Prime.

ISRO plans to send an Indian into space by 2022

In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that an Indian would be sent to space by 2022.