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Better weather predictions on cards: Minister

New Delhi: Studies and experiments in the field of earth sciences are underway for a better prediction of climatic conditions, Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan....

Exclusive CCTV footage of Punjab terror attack

PUNJAB: The suspected terror attack in Punjab on Monday has now being exposed as a confirmed planned attack in the Gurdaspur region of Punjab.  The incident that killed seven, including....

Better weather predictions on cards: Minister

New Delhi:  Studies and experiments in the field of earth sciences are underway for a better prediction of climatic conditions, Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan....

Kalam’s last rites to take place in Rameswaram

New Delhi/Chennai:The last rites of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will be held in his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu following his family's wish, it was announced on Tuesday. "The....

SpiceJet’s Q1 net profit Rs.72 crore

Mumbai:Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs.71.8 crore for the first quarter of the current fiscal. The airline had reported a net loss of Rs.124....

CPI-M salutes Abdul Kalam

New Delhi:The CPI-M on Tuesday expressed "deep sorrow" over the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. "Kalam played a pivotal role in the development of India's nuclear  technology capabilities,"....

Abdul Kalam had special attachment to Hyderabad

Hyderabad:Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, had a special attachment to Hyderabad where he led India's missile development programme and worked on various projects to use the....

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‘Advantage India’ book Kalam’s last bequest to the nation

New Delhi: "Advantage India", a book that throws light on the country's opportunities and the key challenges in the next five years, will be the last bequest to the nation....

President, PM pay tributes to Kalam

New Delhi:President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid floral tributes to former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam after his body arrived in the capital. "Kalam was a....

Delhi student scheme to be named after Kalam

New Delhi:The Delhi government announced on Tuesday that its scheme providing educational loan up to Rs.10 lakh will be named after former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. "This is our tribute....

Security up in Kashmir after Punjab attack

Jammu:Security has been beefed up in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts in Jammu and Kashmir following the terror attack in neighbouring Punjab, police said on Tuesday. "Security all along the....

Kalam: The man who touched billions of lives

I remember my first stint as a book reviewer for a journal was for the book "Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India". I was handed over that book by....

Assam CM pays last respects to Kalam

Guwahati:Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday paid his last respects to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong on Monday, at the Air Force Station at....

Kalam was against a holiday on his death: Chandrababu Naidu

Hyderabad: Telangana declared a holiday on Tuesday as a mark of respect to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, while it was a working day in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh as Chief Minister N. Chandrababu....

Rajya Sabha adjourned for two days over Kalam’s death

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for two days on Tuesday as a mark of respect to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died in Meghalaya on Monday. "The....

Supreme Court judges differ on Yakub Memon’s plea

New Delhi: Supreme Court judges Anil R. Dave and Kurien Joseph on Tuesday took differing stands on 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's plea challenging his death penalty and....

Kalam’s death: Lok Sabha adjourned for two days

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for two days as a mark of respect to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died in Meghalaya on Monday. When the....

Unsung heroes saved many lives in Punjab terror attack

Dinanagar (Punjab): Satpal, Darshan Kumar and Nanak Chand are no ordinary people as they are the ones who saved scores of innocent lives in this Punjab town during a terror....

LIVE: India mourns Abdul Kalam’s death, top leaders pay tribute to the late scientist

NEW DELHI: The body of the former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam who left for his heavenly abode on Monday evening in Shillong was carried to the national capital via....

Two more cases against Modi over DNA remark

Patna: Two more cases have been filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for questioning the "DNA" of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a lawyer said here on Tuesday. Two Janata....

‘Though a rocket scientist Kalam was grounded to reality’

Chennai:Though former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was a rocket scientist, he was grounded to reality, DMK leader M.K. Stalin said on Tuesday. In a statement issued here, Stalin said: "Abdul....

Modi to receive Kalam’s body

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with the three service chiefs, will receive the mortal remains of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the technical area of the Indira....

Kalam’s family wants last rites to be held at Rameswaram

Chennai:The last rites of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam would most probably be held in his native town Rameswaram as per the wishes of the family members, said a senior....

Punjab terror attack: GPS points to Pakistan angle

Dinanagar (Punjab): The global positioning system (GPS) sets recovered from the three terrorists killed here clearly indicates to a Pakistan link in Monday's terror attack in Punjab's Dinanagar, sources said on....

Sensex gains 62 points in early trade

Mumbai : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading 61.69 points or 0.22 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip....

Seven day state mourning for Kalam

New Delhi: The government has announced a seven day state mourning as a mark of respect to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong on Monday. "The government....

Visiting Myanmar Army chief to meet top leaders

New Delhi : Myanmar Army chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who is on a four-day visit to India, will be meeting top political and military leaders including Prime Minister Narendra....

Forced labour India’s largest trafficking problem: US report

Washington : Saying that forced labour constitutes India's largest trafficking problem, the US State Department on Monday placed it in the second best category of Tier 2 countries for the fifth....

Kalam served India till last breath: Advani

New Delhi : BJP leader L.K. Advani on Monday condoled the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying "he served mother India literally until the last breath". "The news of....

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was a leading light: Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his deep condolences over the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying he was a leading light who will be....