Coronavirus Updates: Odisha announces weekend shutdown in 10 districts with high case load; schools, colleges to remain shut till 31 August
Coronavirus Updates: A day after the Centre unveiled unlock 2.0 guidelines, Odisha Chief Secretary AK Tripathy said that schools, colleges, coaching centres and other educational institutions in the state will remain shut for teaching purposes till 31 August.
Highlights of PM Narendra Modi's Speech: Prime Minister extends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till end of November, urges caution ahead of Unlock 2.0
Under the scheme, five kgs of wheat or rice and one kg of pulses per month will be given free of cost to over 80 crore people till Diwali or Chhath pooja, said Modi.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Jaipur worst-hit in Rajasthan with district reporting 83 of 108 new cases; state's tally climbs to 1,005, toll at 11
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Rajasthan government said that 108 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state on Tuesday, out of which 83 are from Jaipur. Total number of cases in the state stands at 1,005.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India stares at strained ties with UAE as Abu Dhabi seeks to review labour relations with countries reluctant to take back expats
The Supreme Court of India has reportedly urged Indians to stay put where they are and adjourned the hearing of all the petitions related to their evacuation for a month.
Coronavirus lockdown extended till 3 May; Modi urges people to look after senior citizens, poor, asks businesses to not downsize staff
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till 3 May in his address to the nation on the last day of the 21-day lockdown that was announced on 25 March to stem the spread of coronavirus
'Regrettable' Mission Shakti makes current regional and global scenarios even murkier, warns nuclear disarmament advocacy group
Mission Shakti, which was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was aimed at strengthening India's overall security, he said in his address that comes a fortnight before the start of the general election.
The debris field from the anti-satellite weapon test could potentially collide with other objects in space.
Narendra Modi in Jammu; election campaign updates: PM says mahamilawati leaders bound to face 'mahagirawat'
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Tracker LIVE updates: Speaking at Akhnoor in Jammu, Narendra Modi attacked the Opposition grand alliance, and said that the "mahamilawati" leaders are bound to face "mahagirawat" (great destruction).
All you need to know about India's Mission Shakti A-SAT test: 5,000-km range Agni-V missile launched from Odisha
Mission Shakti intercept the satellite in outer space with a completely indigenous technology built by the DRDO. India joins an exclusive group of space-faring nations consisting of USA, Russia, and China
Arun Jaitley calls Mission Shakti 'huge achievement' for India, accuses UPA of not giving go-ahead for A-SAT project
Jaitley also praised the prime minister for having a "vision for tomorrow". "Narendra Modi has always thought about developing the country, be it in terms of security or technology. It shows India is in safe hands," he said.
The vast majority of missions to space over the years – manned or unmanned – have been to low-Earth Orbit (LEO).
Rahul congratulates DRDO, mocks Modi by wishing 'happy World Theatre Day' following Mission Shakti announcement
Modi announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.
What is an anti-satellite weapon? India joins US, Russia, China in elite space power club with Mission Shakti
Anti-satellite weapons are designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic and military purposes. As of now, only four nations – India, Russia, China and the United States – have demonstrated their capability to successfully shoot down defunct satellites
India's A-SAT programme born in response to China's growing space capabilities: Understanding Mission Shakti
New Delhi's A-SAT programme was born in response to China’s growing capabilities — in turn, driven by that country’s efforts to counter the United States’ supremacy in space. In essence, China sought to show it could cripple the satellite networks on which the United States’ military command-and-control capabilities rest.