UN urges Iraq to take better care of IS sex abuse victims

According to a report, the UN Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) and the UN rights office have warned that children born as a result of the sexual violence risked facing a lifetime of discrimination and abuse.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

 India plans to launch a Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission in December to carry out research to harness ocean resources in a "responsible manner", an official said on Tuesday.

May 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST

Harvested heart transplanted successfully

In a mission marked by clockwork precision, the heart of a brain dead man, brought here by a Naval air ambulance, has been successfully transplanted in a 47-year-old autorickshaw driver at a hospital here.

Jul 25, 2015, 16:37 PM IST
Ali Fazal on mission to mould his voice

Ali Fazal on mission to mould his voice

 Ali Fazal, who will be exploring the negative zone on camera with “Rourav”, will be learning ways to modulate his voice for the role. The actor says voice helps mould visuals in a better way.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Watch Lachu Naik, man who practises yoga on motorbike

Lachu Naik has been practising yoga on his motorbike in pursuit of his passion for stunt riding and mission to raise awareness on yoga.

Dec 06, 2014, 17:33 PM IST

UN further downsizing Ivory Coast mission

The UN Security Council Wednesday opted to further downsize the number of peacekeepers in its Ivory Coast mission, which it said it will consider ending next year.

Jun 25, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

Fledgling Afghan air force faces solo mission as US withdraws

Afghanistan`s air force is already woefully short of planes and skilled pilots -- and US plans to scale back supportive air strikes will leave it without crucial back-up as it battles a resilient Taliban.

Jun 08, 2014, 09:48 AM IST

Robotic submarine completes 14th mission to locate missing jet

A robotic mini-submarine deployed to find the Malaysia Airlines plane today completed its 14th mission with still no sign of wreckage, even as the planned air and surface search was suspended due to inclement weather.

May 27, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

In poll year, Modi on a mission to woo Muslims

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi is making efforts that include experimenting social engineering and even shedding his saffron persona.

May 30, 2012, 00:46 AM IST

‘Norway withdraws fighter jets from Libya mission’

Norway on Tuesday withdrew as planned its
final four F-16 fighter jets that have been taking part in the
NATO-led mission over Libya, the Norwegian military said.

Aug 02, 2011, 11:24 AM IST

My mission is political purity: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday said he was
not aspiring for any political power but was only seeking
"political purity" to lead the country on the path of value-
based development.

Jul 26, 2011, 18:47 PM IST

Haryana sets up Rural Livelihoods Mission

poor through social mobilisation, the state
government has set up the Haryana State Rural Livelihoods
Mission (HSRLM).

Jul 13, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

British pilots sent home from Libya mission in disgrace

The RAF pilots had got drunk and were ruled unfit to fly their Typhoon jets.

May 26, 2011, 14:13 PM IST

Card with a message: Nidhi Kaila`s mission for the blind

Nidhi Kaila helps visually impaired people by making them self-reliant and independent.

May 25, 2011, 13:17 PM IST

British lawmakers approve Libya mission

British lawmakers have supported the country`s involvement in the military operation in Libya.

Mar 22, 2011, 12:28 PM IST

NASA’S NEOWISE finds previously unknown comets, asteroids

The mission, called NEOWISE, also identified 134 near-Earth objects (NEOs).

Feb 02, 2011, 12:04 PM IST

Dutch announce proposed new Afghanistan mission

The Dutch
government says it is planning a new mission to Afghanistan to
train police in the insurgency-torn nation.

Jan 08, 2011, 00:22 AM IST

Next moon mission in 2013-14: ISRO

India`s next moon mission, Chandrayaan II, will be launched in 2013-14, ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan said here Saturday.

Dec 25, 2010, 23:51 PM IST

`Policeman kills 6 NATO troops in Afghan`

A gunman wearing police uniform killed six NATO service members.

Nov 29, 2010, 21:56 PM IST

Inter-planetary missions a reality soon: ISRO

India`s is inching closer to the realisation of its plans for inter-planetary missions.

Oct 26, 2010, 00:41 AM IST