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

Dean of Global Engagements Raghunathan Rengaswamy said, “The objective of the series is to disseminate the science behind the technological solutions for societal problems while also initiating a dialogue to identify socially relevant problems that need to be addressed.” The event will be livestreamed on YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/ReachIITM).

Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Takes Jibe at PM Modi as Infosys Co-Founder Concerned Over India’s GDP

In a tweet, Congress parliamentarian Gandhi stated on Wednesday, “Modi hai to Mumkin hai”, which is in Hindi and means “Anything’s Possible as long as Modi is there”. He did so while sharing a newspaper image of a report of Murthy’s concern that India’s GDP growth may hit its lowest since the country’s independence in […]

Stephen Lawrence’s brother says ‘now is the time to speak up’ as he urges ‘brave’ witnesses to come forward with information so his family get ‘closure’ – as MP slams Met’s ‘crass’ decision to shelve probe into racist killing

Speaking today, Stuart Lawrence said: ‘If these people that were in office that are supposed to be protecting people, didn’t do their jobs properly, have now retired and are drawing down a police pension are still harbouring these lies and mistruths where’s the justice in that? 

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 […]

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

“The defence ministry is also moving ahead in realising the dream of self reliance in defence manufacturing. We are minimising dependence on foreign equipment for our defence requirement. At the same time, we are extending all support to the domestic defence industry,” he said.

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 Thanjavur, four doctors, a teacher at the Government Higher Secondary School Thirukarukavur, and several women who were primary contacts of patients who tested positive earlier also tested positive among the 59. Tiruvarur recorded a sharp fall in COVID-19 cases with only eight patients testing positive for the 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.

India faces no threat from the Ram temple

Where India’s first prime minister faltered was that he did not build a sufficiently large number of those temples for them to be able to provide, at the very least, a subsistence- level existence to her teeming millions. His love affair with Fabian Socialism let India down rather badly.

VOOT unveils an all-new brand identity and charts its roadmap for the future

Viacom18’s video-on-demand streaming service, VOOT, has unveiled a new brand identity.Since VOOT’s launch eighteen months ago, the digital media consumption landscape has witnessed a huge transformation. India today ranks as the No. 1 market for mobile data usage globally. Reduction in data prices and a significant increase in data usage have made India the world’s […]