Govt brings knee implants under price control, after cardiac stents. The NPPA has capped the price of widely used Chromium Cobalt knee implants at Rs54,720 from the market rates of Rs1.58 lakh to Rs2.5 lakh earlier
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up to launch the Chandrayaan-2 Mission in March next year, director of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Shar, P. Kunhi Krishnan told media persons on the sidelines of the Independence Day celebrations at Sriharikota, on Tuesday.
Seeking to prevent another Pathankot-type attack, the defence ministry has asked the navy and the air force to hasten and complete the three-layer perimeter fencing around their air bases before the timeframe set by them
The United States on Wednesday said it had sanctioned Hizbul Mujahideen, the largest of the anti-Indian Kashmiri militant groups fighting in the Himalayan territory divided between Pakistan and India.
Cabinet approves new mechanism to speed up strategic disinvestment. The CCEA chaired by PM Narendra Modi today approved setting up of an alternative mechanism to speed up strategic disinvestment transactions in central public sector enterprises
The Pulwama district commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Confirming the news, J&K Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid tweeted, “Ayub Lelhari district commander LeT eliminated in #Pulwama. Excellent work boys.” This comes three days after three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in a gun battle.
China on Wednesday said that it was not aware of the reports of PLA soldiers entering Indian territory along the banks of the Pangong lake in Ladakh and said it is committed to peace and tranquility along the border.
The government has approved a 31,748 crore “definitive five-year action programme” for the Coast Guard, which is the defence ministry’s smallest armed force after the Army, IAF and Navy but whose role has become crucial ever since the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai in 2008.
The Inquiry Board, set up by the HRD Ministry to probe the circumstances leading to Rohith Vemula’s suicide at the Hyderabad University last year, has said that the 26-year-old research scholar was not a Dalit. “His suicide note is on the record which shows that Vemula had his own problems and was not happy with worldly affairs,” the report stated.
India To Sri Lanka: Forget China, We Want Your Empty Airport. An Indian company has emerged with a bold plan for taking over Sri Lanka’s struggling Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA).