Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday shared stage in Krishna Nagar constituency here ahead of the upcoming polls, quashing speculations of an alleged rift between both the party leaders.
Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan today defended the paper which talked about the existence of aeroplanes 7,000 years ago, rejecting criticism in some quarters that the Indian Science Congress focused on the country's ancient science history.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday supported Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's remarks that Algebra and Pythagoras' theorem originated in India but others took credit for it, saying "genuine accomplishments" of ancient Indian science should not be debunked due to "exaggerations of the Hindutva brigade".
Algebra and the Pythagoras' theorem both originated in India but the credit for these has gone to people from other countries, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan, said here on Saturday.
India on Friday announced a USD one million contribution to a UN fund for tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian countries on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami.
The Gulfs of Kambhat and Kutch in Gujarat show very high indices to multi-hazard coastal vulnerability, according to mapping carried out by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the government on Thursday said.