Chinese research set for historic flight on ISS

 

Washington: In a historic first, a Chinese DNA research is set to fly on the International Space Station (ISS) thanks to an agreement between a US private firm and a research group from the Beijing Institute of Technology.

Mangalgauri fast for better conjugal life

This month of Shraavan, keep the Magalgauri fast to mend broken relationships and lead a happy marital life. Know all about the Mangalgauri fast.

Search for Alien life: China rushes to finish world's largest radio telescope
Search for Alien life: China rushes to finish world's largest radio telescope

China is hurriedly giving finishing touches to what is being hailed as the world's largest radio telescope designed to find signs of alien life!

Lalu calls for Bihar bandh on Monday over release of caste census figures, calls Modi "Kaliya Naag"
Lalu calls for Bihar bandh on Monday over release of caste census figures, calls Modi "Kaliya Naag"

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday called for a state-wise bandh tomorrow to protest against the central government's failure to make public the caste-based census.

TMC Darjeeling Hill tea employees on fast

The Trinomool Congress is on a hunger strike in Darjeeling to press for some demands of tea workers.

Tamil Nadu fishermen go on indefinite fast

About 250 fishermen began an indefinite fast in front of the bus stand here on Wednesday, demanding the release of 14 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy since June 2, and also their boats.

Odisha: Fasting Sabyasachi Panda admitted to hospital

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who was on a fast for the last five days in a jail here, was admitted at MKCG Medical College and Hospital today as his condition worsened.

Uttarakhand Cong chief to observe fast outside PM's residence

Accusing the Centre of ignoring Uttarakhand's needs, state Congress president Kishore Upadhayay today announced that he will observe a one-day fast on 24 March in front of Prime Minister's residence here to protest the central government's attitude.

FCRI students withdraw fast in TN, agitation continues

Students of Forest College and Research Institute at nearby Mettupalayam have withdrawn their indefinite fast but are continuing their sit-in dharna inside the campus, demanding implemenation of their two-point demand on increased job reservation in the forest department.

I grew up too fast: Kendall Jenner
I grew up too fast: Kendall Jenner

Model Kendall Jenner says having older siblings make you mature quickly and admits she grew up too fast.

TN estate workers on one-day fast; seek protection from wild animals

Seeking protection to their lives and belongings from frequent attacks by wild animals, nearly 2,000 estate workers went on a day long fast on Tuesday in Valparai and surrounding areas in the district, police said.

Odisha: Woman 'on fast for over 50 days' to attain moksha

An 83-year-old Jain woman is on a 'fast unto death' for over 50 days in Cuttack to attain moksha, family sources said.

Irom Sharmila may have to return to hospital soon: Family

Despite her release from detention, Manipur`s rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila`s family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose.

Telangana govt orders formation of panel over FAST scheme

The Telangana government today issued orders to constitute a committee of officials to finalise guidelines for the implementation of the proposed `Financial Assistance to Students of Telangana` (FAST) scheme.

After Nigmanand, another saint dies while fasting for Ganga

A saint, who claimed to be `Peethadheeshwar` (head) of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away at a hospital.

Digvijay Singh begins fast on issues of farmers, MPPEB scam

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate here to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe in the MPPEB scam.

Irom Sharmila rejects Congress for AAP, continues fast

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on a fast-unto-death since the last 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, Friday continued her agitation even as she indicated supporting the AAP while rejecting Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh`s offer to join the Congress.

Chaos in Andhra Assembly, bandh in Seemandhra over bifurcation

Three Congress MPs from Seemandhra region began a two-day fast here Friday demanding the central government stop the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Former militant released on parole, Gurbaksh Singh to end fast

As the hunger strike of former terrorist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa entered 42nd day, a militant convicted in former chief minister Beant Singh`s murder case in 1995 was released today on parole from Burail jail here.