India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday May 14, 2015
For most 17-year-olds, the Class 12 board exams -- the make-or-break tests -- are a stressful experience. For aspiring astronaut Bhavi Jagatia, that stressful period has become one she will remember fondly. That's when the teen from Mumbai won the whopping Rs 2 crore scholarship that will fund her Cornell University tuition and stay, while she earn...
Chandni | Saturday March 8, 2014
A mother is a special woman in everyone's life, but every person has another favourite lady whom they idolise and admire.
Riya Chakravarty | Wednesday June 5, 2013
For nearly three decades, comedian-actor-director Jaspal Bhatti entertained - and touched - the masses with his Nonsense Club by highlighting social evils. After his tragic death in a car accident last October, his wife Savita Bhatti, wants to keep the flag flying high.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 2, 2013
With somber ceremonies, the United States on Friday commemorated the loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its seven-member crew on the tenth anniversary of the disaster.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 2, 2013
From being a shy girl from this small town in Haryana to reaching out to the stars by becoming an astronaut - the life and times of NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla were recounted on Friday as her school remembered its most famous alumna on her 10th death anniversary.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 12, 2012
Haryana will set up a Rs 650 crore medical college with a 500-bed facility in the memory of India-born Kalpana Chawla in her hometown Karnal, an official said on Monday. The astronaut was killed in a 2003 space accident.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 14, 2012
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is all set to return to the International Space Station, where she spent a record six months in 2006.
Harsh | Sunday November 6, 2011
Gloom descended in Kolkata's music and cultural world as news of master balladeer Bhupen Hazarika's death spread.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2011
A woman Tamil Nadu revenue official, who single-handedly recovered Rs five crore in cash from a bus in Tiruchirappalli believed to have been meant for bribing voters during the April 13 Assembly elections, was honoured by the state Government with its bravery award on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 8, 2011
A project exposing school students to a five-day training in space studies was launched in the city on Tuesday.Launched in an effort to ignite an interest in space studies, the initiative will help 30 school children undertake a five-day training at the Space Academy in Singapore.'Saura Yaathrika', the project launched by Kerala Travels Interserve ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday July 26, 2009
It is not everyday that you get an invitation to NASA for training in space shuttle designing.