Wednesday, 15 August, 2018


The International Space Station seen over New Zealand

Modi says ISRO eyeing human spaceflight in three years. The claim may not be far off

The space agency recently tested a crew bailout system, and a prototype was just developed for the Indian ‘vyomanaut’.
Boy flying kite on Independence Day | Commons

‘Kites are the spirit of freedom, no law can stop us from flying them’

Old Delhi residents are unaware of a 1934 law that bans kite-flying.

Jaipal Singh Munda, the tribal hero who led India to its first hockey gold

Through his organisation Adivasi Mahasabha, Munda, in 1938, also raised the demand for a separate state of Jharkhand.

We have transformed India in last 4 years, Modi claims in his final I-Day speech of term

Announces 25 September, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya's birth anniversary, as the launch date for Ayushman Bharat.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi during in New Delhi, 2017 | Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

The Bollywood song both Modi and Rahul Gandhi must listen to this Independence Day

India’s youth today are whiling away their time in needless pursuits, much like the actors in this song.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...