23-feet-wide Moon replica on display in Delhi from Friday

New Delhi, Feb 22 : A 23-feet-wide replica of the Moon using imagery from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera and created with the help of UK space agency will tour India this month. “Museum of the Moon” by British artist Luke Jerram will land at the British Council on February 23 and stationed at the […]

‘Infant mortality rate dips from 51% to 32% in MP’

Bhopal, Feb 22 : Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a decline in the infant mortality rate from 51 per cent in 2005 to 32 per cent in 2016, government data released on Thursday claimed, giving its credit to the increase in hospital deliveries and better care for pregnant women. According to the data released on Thursday, […]

70 years after Independence power reaches Elephanta Isle near Mumbai

Raigad (Maharashtra), Feb 22 : Seventy years after Independence, a 7.5-km long undersea cable has finally brought electricity to the world-famous Gharapuri Isle, which houses the UNESCO World Heritage site Elephanta Caves, about 10-km from Mumbai, a top official said here on Thursday. The project to electrify the island, thronged daily by thousands of Indian […]

‘Only Guterres can waive UNFPA staff’s immunity in India case’

By Arul Louis United Nations, Feb 22 : The immunity against prosecution for the UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) staff accused of harassment in India can only be lifted by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the allegations do not involve sexual abuse, his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric clarified on Wednesday. Explaining his statement on Tuesday that […]

Not afraid to fail, asserts Deepika Padukone

Hyderabad, Feb 21 : Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone said she was not afraid to fail and not afraid to talk about the way she feels. She believes that success and failure are all part of life and everybody fails at one point in their life. “I am at a stage in my life where I […]