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Yearly News 2015

Successful Mars mission helps ISRO end year on high note
Isro successfully launches Astrosat, six...

Isro successfully launches Astrosat, six other satellites

SRIHARIKOTA: Isro on Monday successfully launched India’s first astronomy satellite Astrosat, eleven years after the government cleared the project. A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C30) carrying Astrosat and six other satellites lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in... read more »

In a first, France launches air strikes ...

In a first, France launches air strikes on Islamic State training camp in e...

Paris: Six French jet fighters targeted and destroyed an Islamic State training camp in eastern Syria, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday, making good on a promise to go after the group that the President has said is planning attacks against several countries, including France. The... read more »

PM Narendra Modi to Indian Diaspora: ...

PM Narendra Modi to Indian Diaspora: ‘India is waiting for you’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Indian diaspora in California that it is time the brain drain became a “brain gain” for India. “India is waiting for you,” he declared in an address to as many as 18,000 heady Indian-Americans gathered at the SAP center in San Jose on... read more »

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indian pilg...

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indian pilgrims in Mecca rises to 18

Mina: The death toll of Indian pilgrims has risen to 18 in the grisly stampede at the Hajj which has so far claimed the lives of 717 people, the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 25 years. “18 Indian Hajis are now confirmed dead,” Spokesperson in the... read more »

EU holds emergency summit after forcing through migrant deal

Brussels: European Union leaders will gather for an emergency summit on the migration crisis on Wednesday, a day after ministers forced through a controversial deal to relocate 120,000... read more »

US backs India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat

The US has said it is committed to India’s inclusion as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, days after the General Assembly adopted a negotiating text for the long-pending... read more »

Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to party, should surrender: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described his former law minister Somnath Bharti as an “embarrassment” to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and said he should... read more »

Face Of Patel Reservation Movement, Hardik Patel Goes Missing After Organising A Meeting

The face of the Patel agitation, Hardik Patel, spearheading the Patel reservation movement in Gujarat, gave the police a slip when they tried to detain him for organising a public meeting... read more »

Reserved or wait-listed? Why RSS wants ‘review’ of quota policy...

It was with considerable shock and awe that long time watchers – both, critics and admirers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) – heard the Sarsanghchalak say at a book release on September... read more »