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PSLV-C37 Launches 104 Satellites in a Single Flight

New Delhi (ABC Live):In its thirty ninth flight (PSLV-C37), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 103 co-passenger satellites today morning (February 15, 2017) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty eighth consecutively successful mission of PSLV.  The total weight of all the 104 satellites carried on-board PSLV-C37 ... Read More »

State Bank India All Set to Acquire its Five Subsidiary Banks

New Delhi (ABC Live): State Bank India: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the acquisition by the State Bank  India of its subsidiary banks namely State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Travancore. The Cabinet also approved the ... Read More »

World Bank Supports Green Freight Corridors in India

New Delhi (ABC Live): Green Freight Corridors :Across the world, moving freight by rail is cheaper and greener than sending it by road. But in India, it is slow and unpredictable.  And costs are amongst the highest in the world. Indian Railways has been losing market share to road transportation because of inadequate infrastructure and poor services, exacerbated by the ... Read More »

India Successfully Test Fires exo atmospheric Interceptor Missile

New Delhi (ABC Live): exo atmospheric Interceptor MissileAt 0745 hrs today, India successfully conducted a test wherein an incoming ballistic missile target was intercepted by an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile off the Bay of Bengal. With this commendable scientific achievement, India has crossed an important milestone in building its overall capability towards enhanced security against incoming ballistic missile threats. It has ... Read More »

Indian Air Force to Get Airborne Surveillance System

New Delhi (ABC Live): Airborne Surveillance System : The first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) in IOC configuration shall be handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF), on 14th February during Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka Air base in Bengaluru. This was announced by Chairman DRDO and Secretary Department of Defence (R&D), Dr. S. Christopher while ... Read More »

India All Set to Act Against Shell Companies

New Delhi (ABC Live): Shell Companies :A Meeting was held today in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) along with the Senior Officers of various Departments to review the functioning of ‘Shell Companies’ (companies which does not conduct any operations and indulge in money laundering) in India, so as to prevent their misuse for money laundering and tax-evasion, especially in the context ... Read More »

India to Implement Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act

New Delhi (ABC Live):Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act : In the last two decades, there has been a continuous increase in availability of Radiation Oncology facilities for cancer care in India and the number of treatment units (Linear Accelerators and Telecobalts) have increased from less than 250 in year 1995 to approximately 552 units in 2015. The newer Radiation facilities, ... Read More »

ISRO Plans to Roll Rover on Lunar Surface in Chandrayaan-2

New Delhi (ABC Live):Chandrayaan-2 : Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to deploy a rover on the lunar surface in the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon, is a totally indigenous mission comprising of an Orbiter, Lander and Rover. After reaching the 100 km lunar orbit, the Lander housing the Rover will separate from the ... Read More »

India Finds Uranium Mines in Meghalaya

New Delhi (ABC Live): Uranium mineralization in Meghalaya has been found over a large area around Domiasiat, Wahkyn, Lostoin etc. Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. (UCIL) under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has already made a plan to develop the mineral resources at Domiasiat under the name of “Kylleng Phendengsohiong Mawthabah (KPM) Uranium Mining Project”. The project has the potential ... Read More »

India Approves Six Additional Nuclear Power Plants

New Delhi (ABC Live):  :Nuclear Power Plants :The Government has accorded ‘in principle’ approval for the sites at Gorakhpur in Haryana and Mahi Banswara in Rajasthan for setting up 4 reactors of 700 MW each.  The Government has also accorded financial sanction for Units 1 & 2 at Gorakhpur (GHAVP 1&2-2×700 MW) and work on the project has commenced. The nuclear ... Read More »