The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch Jugnu, the 3.5-kg satellite developed by the teachers and students of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, into a polar orbit sometime in September or October.
The ISRO coveyed the institute that the nano satellite Jugnu will be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.
The IIT-K team has also developed the ejection mechanism to separate Jugnu from the main satellite in the polar orbit.
Speaking on the nano satellite, project leader Nalinaksh S Vyas said,
Motorists in Delhi can now receive daily traffic situation alerts as well as accident & route diversion updates from the traffic police via an SMS.
Delhi police launched the new service to keep commuters abreast with latest traffic situations.
One can register for the service by sending a text message “Join DTP” to 09219592195, while for unsubscribing one has to SMS “Leave DTP” to 09219592195.
According to a recent report, a constable has lost his life due to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) while attempting to save the life of people, who were sleeping at the port when there was a leakage of chlorine.
The name of the constable was Tanaji Appa Jadhav and he fainted due to the fumes, while he was rescuing the people.
Rajan Bhogle, Senior Inspector at Sewri police station said that he smelt chlorine in the atmosphere; he tried to wake up the workers at the port and then hurriedly went to the police control room.
A new research has shown that a record number of Indians are going to the luxury end side of Britain and are slowly becoming the largest chunk of buyers in the luxury sector,
The time frame for the study was between, June 2009 to June 2010. The figures are also showing that the Indian tourists are more and more moving for international travel. During the period, 89 per cent jump was noticed in the number of Indians going out for international travel.
In a study recently conducted by the academicians of the University of Leeds, it was found that the Indian population in Britain may double from its current number by 2051.
Britain's current population of 61,398,000 is estimated to rise to 78 million by 2051, where the current Indian population of 1.4 million is estimated to almost double up to 2.67 million. This will approximately constitute one-fifth of the country's entire population.
The list of 500 largest companies of the world has been published by Fortune magazine and eight Indian companies feature on this list.
The Indian companies which feature in the list are Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum and Oil & Natural Gas, and the public sector bank SBI.
These Indian companies are in league with big companies the likes of U. S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores, oil giant Royal Dutch Shell etc.
Times Now reported on Saturday that RSS leaders have come under the CBI scanner for purportedly covering the 2007 Ajmer blasts accused.
CBI said that the senior RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) functionaries from Uttar Pradesh, Ashok Varshney and Ashok Berry provided shelter to the accused Devender Gupta. They also organized his stay in Lucknow and Sitapur in the state.
Devender told to CBI in the presence of Varshney and Berry that they had helped him.
Umar Daan, their lawyer, nonetheless held that his clients were being "politically targeted".
A diabetic patient breathed his last today, after consuming strong bottle gourd juice that he and his wife had been taking from last four years now. Sushil Saxena was a scientist at CSIR. After watching Baba Ramdev’s program on TV, the couple had begun to drink bottle gourd and bitter gourd juice, and they both were suffering from diabetes.
The CSIR Deputy Secretary died after drinking bottle gourd, juice which had gone very much bitter. He then vomited blood in CGHS dispensary, where he was rushed to, and later on, he was taken to Rockland Hospital.
One-year old Vittal is back with a big smile, after a 6-hour difficult operation, at the Narayana Multi -Specially hospital in Bangalore, on Thursday.
The Doctors explained that it was a very rare surgery, which included taking out his two extra limbs. Vittal is now shifted to the post-operative ward.
The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with department of health and family welfare and the Government of Gujarat, held a colloquium on the healthcare conditions in Gujarat and the measures required to be implemented in the future on Thursday, in the capital city.
As many as 2,000 experts from across different commercial hospitals and private and public institutions, gathered for the seminar.
The suggestions made by the experts are going to form the basis of the policy for the Vibrant Gujarat 2010-11 forum.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has warned that it will withdraw the provisions issued to the recently inaugurated Seven Hills Hospital, in case the latter fails in adhering to the agreement conditions.
However, BMC has not yet explained anything regarding the deadline for the fulfillment of the terms.
The hospital has begun with its operations already.
“The municipal commissioner has the power to take the lease agreement back, If they do not agree to our terms and do not sign the MOU”, said Mayor Shraddha Jadhav.
The Indian Government has planned to introduce a healthcare programme worth Rs 1,231 crore, which will continue over the next two years.
Under the plan, National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) will perform screening tests on seven crore adults, across 100 districts in 15 different states and union territories.
These tests will be made to monitor the detection of diabetes, hypertension, enabling the healthcare institutions to provide suitable treatments.
Aussie researchers in close association with Indian scientists are making a "smart bomb" that essentially is a drug delivery system that will help search and cull cancerous cells of the body.
According to a member of the study Wei Duan, Deakin University's Associate Professor claims that it will have fewer side effects when compared to conventional chemotherapy.
Sydney Morning Herald reports a statement of Duan stating: "Cancer cells are particularly difficult to kill as they contain so-called cancer stem cells, the root or seed cancer cells that are resistant to drugs."
The nationwide protest against the rising fuel prices called by the opposition saw closure of markets, schools, airports and businesses. Many people were arrested after violence, disturbed some cities in India on Monday.
Mumbai Police even detained some party activists, while they were protesting. In Bangalore, groups of protesters drove bikes on roads, setting tires on fire.
The strike was far more concrete, than it was expected to be. Led by the party leaders and the activists, the effect of the strike could be seen in many major cities of the country.