Chandannagar: Promenade and heritage buildings of Bengal’s erstwhile French colony to get facelift

Over the years, several initiatives centred on the restoration of these buildings have been taken. Some of these were being demolished for lack of upkeep and legal protection.

Chandannagar aka Chandernagore, as it was then called, had become a European colony in 1673 when France wanted to set up a trading post in Bengal. (Image: YouTube grab) News

Chandrayaan 2 benefits: Here is how ISRO’s mission to Moon will impact India and humanity

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: If Chandrayaan 2 launch as well as the mission become successful, ISRO will become the first space agency to conduct a soft landing on the south polar region of Moon.

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Sanitary napkins given to adolescent girls at subsidised rates

The minister said funds are also provided to ASHAs for holding monthly meetings with adolescent girls to discuss issues related to menstrual hygiene.

Under the Menstrual Hygiene Scheme a pack of six sanitary napkins is provided to adolescent girls at a cost of Rs 6 per pack (Representational Image) News

Conserving Taj Mahal: Massive greening drive launched in Agra’s eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone

Out of the 28.57 saplings, the UP Forest Department alone will plant 8.60 lakh saplings while other departments will plant 19.9 lakh.

Agra's green cover is just around 6.5 per cent while UP's share has come down to 19.5 per cent against the national goal of 33 percent (Representational image) News

E-Passport coming soon! Indians to get chip-enabled passports with advanced security features; details

E-Passport India: An e-passport has a chip embedded in it to ensure the security of the passport holder's data. The chip adds advanced security features to e-passport.

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Battle against global warming: California city bans gas from new homes

In California alone, more than 50 cities are considering banning the fuel’s use in all new construction, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Environmentalists are hailing it as the first city to enact such a prohibition, opening up a new front in the battle against global warming. (Representational Image) News

China’s space lab Tiangong-2 falling back on Earth! Here’s what will happen on its re-entry

The space lab has worked in the orbit for over 1,000 days, much longer than its 2-year designed life, according to official media reports here.

Tiangong-2, an improved version of Tiangong-1, is China's first space lab launched on September 15, 2016. (Representational image) News

From books to movies, MRUM India co-founder Mihir Karkare reveals his favourites

"Azim Premji, is a hugely inspirational figure in so many ways — from a business standpoint, obviously, but also philanthropy and other aspects," says Mihir Karkare

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Chandrayaan 2: How and where to watch ISRO Lunar Mission live

Chandrayaan 2's ginormous rocket GSLV Mk III M1 is scheduled to take off from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota to create history

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A 2025 vision of emotional intelligence: How it will improve the life of the millennial?

EI combined with social skills will determine an individual’s journey. In business and leadership, emotional intelligence is a necessary tool for providing social and economic solutions to the peopl

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Air India, Indigo announce new international flights! Check routes, schedule

The Indigo flight on Mumbai-Singapore and Mumbai-Bangkok routes will be non-stop daily flights. The operations of these flights will begin on August 22.


Chandrayaan 2 new launch date announced by ISRO! Here’s why we are going to the moon

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: Apart from the mission’s own scientific objectives, there are some solid reasons why a space mission and discovery is essential for the lunar surface.

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Visa on arrival for Indians in Dubai, UAE: Check rules, penalties and fees

Visa on arrival for Indians: As per conditions laid down by GDRFA, the maximum period an entry permit holder can stay in the United Arab Emirates is 14 days.

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Chandrayaan 2 Launch: ISRO reveals new launch date and time for India’s Moon mission

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Launch Date, Time and Place: GSLV MK-III is ISRO’s most powerful rocket and has got a nick-name "Baahubali". It weighs 640 tonnes and is 144m high.

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Robotics: A boon for spine surgeons

These images are loaded into a computerised 3D planning system so that in the operating room, surgeons do the physical surgery while the system guides his or her instruments based on pre-operative pla

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Here’s the most preferred destination of Indians in the country

Indian's love for travel is well known. A study revealed interesting facts about Indian Travellers.

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Chandrayaan 2 launch date: ISRO working overtime to rectify fault; launch in the next few days

Chandrayaan 2: The Rs 978 crore launch of the Chandrayaan -2 mission had to be called off abruptly in the wee hours of Monday after a technical snag was noticed.

Chandrayaan 2: The GSLV-Mk III rocket was fully fuelled up before the snag was noticed in the 'Bahubali' rocket. (PTI photo) News

Is your protein intake enough to keep your muscles healthy?

Ever thought of the amount of proteins you get from your food every day?

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Social Media benefits mental health, fends off serious psychological distress

Social media platforms and communication tools make it easier to maintain relationships and access health information online too.

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Good news for working moms! Creche facilities for employees in Haryana

Haryana government has notified its draft rules to provide for the facility of creche to be mandatory.

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Priyanka Gandhi joins ‘#SareeTwitter’ trend with throwback pic from wedding day

"Morning puja on the day of my wedding (22 years ago!) #SareeTwitter," she tweeted with her photograph.

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Tirupati Darshan Booking: No more VIP categories at Lord Balaji temple at Tirumala

There is an existing system at the Tirupati temple according to which VIPs can break through the queues formed by ordinary devotees.

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More Indians becoming obese, number of undernourished in India decline: UN report

The report said that the impacts of economic slowdowns on food security and nutrition are demonstrated in Haiti, Nepal and the Niger.

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AYUSH Ministry-funded drugs, used by tribals, effective in treating superficial wounds, claims AIIMS

The herbal drug was discovered by the Ministry of AYUSH and trials began in 2015-2016, said Dr Maneesh Singhal of AIIMS


A historic trail in Asia’s first luxury hotel in Kolkata

The history of the hotel traces back to 1830. David Wilson started the Great Eastern Bakery to serve the gastronomic needs of the English people working for the East India Company in Calcutta.

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India to have 40,000 primary health care centres under Ayushman Bharat by 2019-20: Government

These rates were decided as per the recommendations of a committee headed by Director General Health Services, Government of India and peer reviewed by NITI Aayog, he said.

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Book Review: Soliloquy of a small-town uncivil servant

Soliloquy of a Small-Town Uncivil Servant by K.K. Srivastava. New Delhi: Rupa Publications, 2019, 196 pp. Rs. 295

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