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India to Host BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

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India to Host BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, under the BRICS framework, is hosting a five-day event where a group of about 50 young scientists / researchers from BRICS countries are meeting in Bengaluru from 26-30th September, 2016. It would be organized and coordinated by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru. [...]

Arun Jaitley Opens Tourism Investors Summit in India

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Arun Jaitley Opens Tourism Investors Summit in India

India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated Wednesday the “Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS)-2016” organized by the Ministry of Tourism. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s message was read at the event and a special film on “Investments in Tourism Sector in India” was shown. Arun Jaitley also released a compendium on Indian tourism [...]

India Plans Holistic Development of Islands

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India Plans Holistic Development of Islands

India Plans Holistic Development of Islands The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday chaired a meeting to review the steps towards holistic development of islands. The Prime Minister was given a presentation on the vision for holistic development, which involved inputs from the NITI Aayog, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and other senior [...]

Travel to Mars on the Lockheed Martin Bus

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Travel to Mars on the Lockheed Martin Bus

The virtual field trip to Mars visits NASA Ames Research Center to inspire the next generation of deep-space explorers. For its second stop in California, the Lockheed Martin Mars Experience Bus is traveling to the heart of Silicon Valley to provide students with a glimpse of what it means to be a part of Generation [...]

How to Ensure Road Safety and Prevent Mishaps

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How to Ensure Road Safety and Prevent Mishaps

Passenger car company Hyundai Motor India has released road safety films focusing on bringing ‘Behavioural Change’. The key communication, according to the company, focuses on safe driving habits related to use of seat belts, over speeding, drunk driving, and mobile phones usage while driving. ‘Safe Move – Road Safety’ awareness films highlight various situations in [...]

Amtrak Invests $2.4 Billion for High-Speed Trainsets

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Amtrak Invests $2.4 Billion for High-Speed Trainsets

Amtrak, a partially government-funded American passenger railroad service, is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets. They will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45 billion that will be invested on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor (NEC) as part of a multifaceted modernization [...]

Delhi to Get New Air Force Aerospace Museum

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Delhi to Get New Air Force Aerospace Museum

Delhi will soon have a sprawling new Aerospace Museum close to the international airport focused mainly on the nation’s aviation history. According to a government communiqué issued today, the new Aerospace Museum is not only meant to preserve the glorious tradition of the IAF but also to create awareness in general public about India’s rich [...]

Over 100,000 Muslims of India to Visit Haj

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Over 100,000 Muslims of India to Visit Haj

The first batch of 340 Hajis today flew from Delhi for pilgrimage. With prayers for unity, peace, prosperity, and harmony, an Indian Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Haj Terminal in Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Naqvi said that [...]

NASA Getting Ready to Send Humans to Mars

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NASA Getting Ready to Send Humans to Mars

NASA says it is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021. The Mars 2020 rover will investigate a region of Mars where the ancient environment may have been favorable for microbial life, [...]

How to Protect the Human Rights of LGBT People

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How to Protect the Human Rights of LGBT People

The top human rights body at the United Nations has voted to appoint an independent expert on protection from violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people. The Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution to create the new post. According to a UN spokesperson, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the [...]

Narendra Modi Launches Make Your City Smart Contest

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Narendra Modi Launches Make Your City Smart Contest

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, attended Saturday the first anniversary celebration of the Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation), in Pune. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said that a fresh trend is now noticed where cities are moving forward to compete on the path of development. He [...]

Playboy Examines the State of Freedom in the U.S.

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Playboy Examines the State of Freedom in the U.S.

Playboy magazine announced Friday the release of “The Freedom Issue,” its July / August 2016 double issue. It considers the state of freedom in the United States and examines a variety of issues from sexual liberties and civil rights to privacy and freedom in a connected world. The centerpiece of Playboy’s “Freedom Issue” is a [...]

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