Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin has created a nationwide controversy after he likened the term ‘Sanatana Dharma’ to diseases like dengue and malaria and said that it should not just be opposed, but “eradicated". Udhayanidhi, who is also Chief Minister MK Stalin’s son, made the comments at a ‘Sanatana Abolition Conference’, where he claimed that Sanatana dharma is against social justice and equality.
The Central Warehousing Corporation has invited online applications for 154 vacancies in various positions such as Junior Technical Assistant, Assistant Engineer, and Superintendent. Those who are interested and fulfill the eligibility can apply on the CWC's official website, www dot c e w a c o r dot nic dot in, before the deadline of September 24.
ISRO launches its maiden mission to study the sun as Aditya-L1 lifts off from Sriharikota; Govt constitutes 8-member committee to examine ‘One nation, One election’ policy; death toll in lightning strikes across Odisha rises to 7; UGC directs universities against printing Aadhaar number of students on degrees and provisional certificates; and more in this edition of evening headlines with LISA.
Speaking on the successful launch of Aditya L1, ISRO Chairman S Somanath said, "The Aditya L1 spacecraft has been injected in an elliptical orbit. I want to congratulate the PSLV for such a different mission approach today to put Aditya L1 in the right orbit.”
The launch of Aditya-L1 by PSLV-C57 is accomplished successfully. The vehicle has placed the satellite precisely into its intended orbit. India’s first solar observatory has begun its journey to the destination of Sun-Earth L1 point. Here’s a video in graphical representation explaining the working of Aditya-L1.
After the historic moon landing, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched Aditya-L1, India's first solar mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 11.50am on Saturday. Aditya L1 is carrying seven different payloads to have a detailed study of the Sun.
The Central Government on Thursday appointed Jaya Verma Sinha as the CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board. The move is historic and has certainly broken the glass ceiling as Sinha is the first woman ever to hold this esteemed position in the history of Indian Railways. She assumed charge of the office on Friday morning. Watch the video to know more about her career spanning over 35 years.
Centre constitutes panel headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind to explore possibility of 'One Nation, One Election; RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das rated A+ in Global Finance Report 2023; UPI transactions cross 10bn mark in August; low pressure over Bay of Bengal likely around Sept 5, and more in this edition of evening headlines with LISA.
Special Parliament session called from September 18-22; SC says development work undertaken by Centre in J&K not relevant in deciding pleas against Article 370; Flood situation worsens in Assam; Monsoon Session of Odisha Assembly from Sept 22, and more in this edition of evening headlines with LISA.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan with school children at his residence. The PM shared adorable moments with the school girls and greeted them with smile while also engaging in cute conversation.
An anti-cancer jab that can cut down treatment time for some cancer patients by three quarters has been rolled out by UK’s National Health Service. What’s interesting is the jab takes as little as 7 minutes to administer. The U.K.'s publicly funded healthcare system will be the first health system in the world to roll out the seven-minute injection to hundreds of NHS cancer patients each year.
The Indian Army demonstrated its massive firepower from home-made weapon systems at Pokhran Brazilian Army commander General Tomas Miguel Mine Ribeiro Paiva witnessed the arsenal demo by the Indian Army. Armoured and mechanised troops of the Indian Army's Airavat Division, carried out integrated training manoeuvres.
Mahendragiri warships project will be launched on 1 September; fresh plea seeks survey of ‘wuzukhana’ in Gyanvapi; Prime Minister's Office chairs a high level to oversee the preparedness of the G20 summit scheduled to take place next month, and more in this edition of evening headlines with LISA.
This Raksha Bandhan is going to be special for moon lovers as the sky is set to unfold a major celestial treat. A rare Super Blue Moon will grace the heavens on Wednesday, August 30. However skywatchers in India may not be able to watch the spectacle in full glory as it unfolds early morning on August 31.
A chapter on the National War Memorial - ‘A Homage to our Brave Soldiers’ - has been included in the NCERT curriculum of Class VII this year. The initiative has been jointly undertaken by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Education with an aim to inculcate the values of patriotism, devotion to duty and courage and sacrifice among school children and increase the participation of youth in nation-building.