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Over 600 rescued refugees come ashore in Spain

The first one arrived at around 06:30 local time, according to reports. According to Doctors Without Borders, the ships were carrying approximately 630 migrants, including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 small children and seven pregnant women. The refugees had been turned away by Italy and Malta and spent a week in ... Read More »

6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka causes damage across the city

The earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 hit western Japan early in the morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the northern part of Osaka Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, and no tsunami warning was issued. Videos posted on social media showed flooding on the road from ... Read More »

India to host European Union Film Festival from today

With a selection of 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States, this years’ film festival, that will traverse through 11 cities in India including New Delhi, Chennai, Port Blair, Pune, Puducherry, Kolkata, Jaipur, Visakhapatnam, Thrissur, Hyderabad and Goa from June 18 till August 31, brings some unusual stories ... Read More »

We’re not on strike, say Delhi IAS officers

Revenue Secretary Manisha Saxena, along with Transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi, South Delhi District Magistrate Amjad Tak and Directorate of Information and Publicity Secretary Jaydev Sarangi held an unusual press conference at the Press Club in New Delhi and said that the IAS officers in Delhi are “working with utmost sincerity ... Read More »

4th meeting of NITI Aayog Governing Council concludes

India’s development journey with the Centre and states as equal partners was at the core of the 4th governing council of NITI Aayog chaired by the Prime Minister. Senior Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers of 23 states and a Lieutenant Governor took part in the deliberations at the highest policy making ... Read More »

ISRO clears GSAT-11 for launch

The 5,700-kg GSAT-11 satellite was slated for launch on May 26 from Kourou, a site in South America which India uses to launch its heavy-weight satellite.  In a setback to the ISRO, the space agency lost contact with GSAT-6A after it was launched in March this year. Although the ISRO has ... Read More »

Dip in temperature in Delhi, rain likely today

The weatherman has forecast light rain in the national capital tomorrow. According to the Meteorological (MeT) department, the humidity levels oscillated between 71 per cent and 42 per cent during the day. The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius. “There is a possibility of light rain on Monday. ... Read More »