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India reiterates its commitment to fight climate change

By: K V VENKATASUBRAMANIAN, Senior Journalist In less than 100 days from now, world leaders are expected to gather in Glasgow in the United Kingdom to deliberate on measures to combat climate change. More than 190 world leaders are expected at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. Hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, the conference ...

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‘Space Tourism: The Next Frontier’

The Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai in association with the Aeronautical Society of India, Mumbai Branch organised an online lecture on ‘Space Tourism: The Next Frontier’ on 27th July 2021. Dr. Punita Masrani, Aerospace Medicine Specialist, V. M. Medical Centre, Mumbai discussed various aspects of the commercial space travel in the lecture. The concept of Space tourism or commercial space travel ...

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Astronomers Find One Group of Appearing and Disappearing Stars

An international collaboration of astronomers has identified a curious occurrence of nine stars like objects that appeared and vanished in a small region within half an hour in an old photographic plate. Astronomers collaborating across counties track vanishing and appearing celestial objects by comparing old images of the night sky with new modern one, register unnatural phenomena, and probe deep ...

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Har Ghar Jal

To translate the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of providing clean tap water to every household in the country by 2024, Jal Jeevan Mission,working with speed and scale, has today achieved a milestone of providing tap water supply to every household in 1 lakh villages across India, in a short period of 23 months. At the launch of this ...

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Dilip Kumar: Indian cinema’s first method actor and Bollywood’s greatest character star

Author and critic Piyush Roy on the vast legacy of Dilip Kumar, who passed away aged 98 on 7 th , July,2021  Bollywood film lore has a rare popular anecdote that as much reveals about an era, as it inspires about its character. This is from the time when the legendary actor Dilip Kumar (b. 1922) had taken that decisive ...

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Micro food processing Enterprises

The centrally sponsored Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme, launched under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, to enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing industry and promote formalization of the sector, marks the completion of its one year. Launched on 29th June 2020, the PMFME Scheme is currently being implemented ...

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New Streamlined Process for PPP Projects and Asset Monetization

Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman here today announced a slew of measures to provide relief to diverse sectors affected by the 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The measures announced also aim to prepare the health systems for emergency response and provide impetus for growth and employment. Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag ...

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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

The Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thawaarchand Gehlot in the presence of Ministers of State, Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Shri Ramdas Athawale & Shri Ratan Lal Kataria launched the website for the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan(NMBA) on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking today. The Day is observed worldwide ...

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Common Questions on COVID-19 Vaccination answered by Dr. N.K. Arora, Chairman, Working Group on COVID-19 in NTAGI

We are soon going to have the world’s first DNA-plasmid vaccine by Zydus Cadilla which has been Made in India. The other vaccine that we can expect soon is Biological E – a protein subunit vaccine, informs Dr Narendra Kumar Arora, Chairman of COVID-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI). He further informs that the ...

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Life Is Nothing But The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Dr. Bhavana Gautam Mumbai: Pandemic has changed our outlook to Wellness, Founder of EmbraceLife Holistic Health consultant Emotional wellbeing Coach  Dr. Bhavana Gautam emphasized in her recent address to the aspirants of holistic health at a function held at Andheri(West), Mumbai on June 25th, 2021, as she calls them ( not patients). Her idea of well-being emanates from Mind-Body- Connect, ...

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