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- Water released into Yamuna to improve its 'environmental condition' ahead of Trump's India visit
Isro to 'split up & unite' a satellite in space this year
While the technology Isro is aiming to eventually have is one that will allow it to transfer humans from one vehicle or spacecraft to another, the immediate goal is to enable refuelling of spacecraft to give them a longer life and also transfer other crucial systems to an existing spacecraft, by transporting another to space.
- Three terrorists killed in J&K's Pulwama
- 3 terrorists killed in encounter with police in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral
- Sop withdrawal by US may not hit exports hard
- Ailing Amar Singh regrets ‘bitter invectives’ against Big B
Round trip to Bangkok will now cost you just Rs 13,000
The cheapest return fare on flight from Mumbai departing to Bangkok this week was Rs 12,300 and from Delhi Rs 13,400. In comparison, a Mumbai-Bagdogra was Rs 13,500 and Delhi-Bagdogra Rs 11,000. Ditto with other south-east Asian destinations. Singapore Airlines has already curtailed its flight operations scheduled in March for destinations, including Mumbai and Cochin.
SIT demand for Elgar widens MVA differences
Differences within the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra widened on Tuesday as Sharad Pawar once again pushed for an SIT to probe “misuse of police force” in the Elgar Parishad case. CM Uddhav Thackeray, however, maintained silence on the NCP chief’s demand but indicated that he was sticking to his grant of consent to the NIA to take over the probe.
‘Anti-India acts got Debbie Abrahams' visa cancelled’
Abrahams was detained at Delhi airport and deported to Dubai on Monday. Official sources asserted that issuance and rejection of visas was the sovereign right of any country and said rejection of the e-business visa was intimated to her on February 14, implying that the British lawmaker travelled to India despite knowing that her papers had been rescinded.
Govt to give Election Commission legal power to link Aadhaar and voter ID
The government has moved to amend the Aadhaar Act to legally empower the Election Commission to link the unique identification number with the electoral roll, which would remove bogus and duplicate entries and pave the way for giving “remote” voting rights to migrant voters. The ministry conveyed this to the EC on Tuesday at a meet to discuss electoral reforms.