IIT Madras to launch fortnightly webinars to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

The webinar panel will include A.V. Balasubramanian, director of the centre for Indian Knowledge Systems as moderator; P.V.S. Suryakumar, deputy managing director of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai; R.V. Bhavani, director, agriculture, nutrition and health programme at M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai and Clifton D’Rozario, advocate at Manthan Law, Bengaluru, as panelists.

‘PM to present outline for self-reliant India on Aug 15’

In a major push to promote the domestic defence industry, Singh on Sunday morning announced restrictions on import of 101 weapons and military platforms including light combat helicopters, transport aircraft, conventional submarines and cruise missiles by 2024.

Coonoor Heritage Gallery showcasing the history and development of Coonoor opened

Many buildings that still stand today are testimony to history, says K Balu, Municipal Commissioner, Coonoor. For example, the first traveller’s bungalow is where the Magistrate Court functions today. He adds, “The gallery informs the public about modern settlements, historical milestones and heritage structures. We want to inspire the younger generation to protect and preserve […]

Independence Day 2020: Significance Of Tricolours In Our National Flag

4. The indigo coloured wheel is known as the Dharma Chakra (the wheel of law) and it has been taken from the Sarnath Lion Capital. The Sarnath Lion Capital is a significant symbol of the Mauryan Dynasty. The Dharma Chakra contains 24 spikes and they signify the fact that life is in movement while death […]

553 new cases, nine deaths in central districts

In Tiruchi, 137 new cases were recorded, including many from within existing containment zones. Meanwhile, 15 patients from the Tiruchi Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital and 25 people from the COVID Care Centre in Khajamalai were discharged after recovering from the viral infection.

1,897 new COVID cases in TS

With 1,896 cases on Monday, the number of new coronavirus positive patients is almost the same as on two consecutive days. While 22,972 tests were performed on Tuesday with results of 1,221 awaited, 18,035 tests were performed on Monday and results of 959 were awaited.