MISSION

  • Mission Twisha: Mother collects Rs 2 crore for treatment of daughter born with incomplete food pipe 16 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries...
  • Mission Twisha: Mother appeals for help for 4-year-old daughter born with an incomplete food pipe 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Baby Twisha is less than 4 years old but has already undergone 20 surgeries as she was born with an incomplete food pipe. The operation costs Rs 7.5 crore, so CNN-IBN Citizen Journalist is making an appeal to people to come forward and donate so that Baby Twisha...
  • Prime Minister appreciates Nita Ambani for taking up the 'Clean India' challenge 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday acknowledged the participation of Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by him earlier this month on Gandhi Jayanti. "Swachh Bharat Mission will be greatly strengthened by the participation of Mrs. Nita Ambani," tweeted Modi from his personal Twitter...
  • GSLV Mk III launch within 45 days: ISRO Chairman 5 days ago

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): The launch of GSLV Mark III -- one of Indian Space Research Organisation's biggest project this year -- was likely within 45 days, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan said. Addressing from the Mission Control Room after the successful launch of IRNSS 1C, he said the next launch was the...
  • India, China sign deal on clean water technologies 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday signed a deal with Canada on clean water technologies, with a focus on Prime Minister's Clean Rivers Mission. An MoU was signed in this regard between the two countries in the presence of Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh, Canadian Minister...
  • Centre for multi-pronged strategy to popularise 'cleanliness' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has called for a multi-pronged communication strategy to turn Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Clean India Mission into a mass movement, especially through media. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought the I&B Ministry's help in spreading the message of cleanliness among millions of people...
  • ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mangalyaan spots satellite Phobos 1 week ago

    Chennai: Almost 20 days after it successfully entered the orbit of the Red Planet, ISRO's Mars Orbiter on Tuesday sent pictures of Phobos - the largest of the two natural satellites that orbit around Mars. ISRO, the national space agency, has shared a tiny footage on its social networking site with...
  • Netizens join Swachh Bharat Mission as it goes online October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to convert 'Swachh Bharat Mission' into a 'Jan Andolan', Urban Development Ministry has facilitated an online platform to enable the citizens network with each other to collectively take up cleanliness activities. In this regard, the Ministry is taking the help of...
  • BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana October 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: The BJP which is eyeing a majority government in Haryana has launched a high-pitched poll campaign by pressing its top leadership into campaigning to realise its target of "Mission 60 plus" seats in the State. While Prime Minister Modi during his three visits has already addressed eight public meetings covering...
  • Pranab Mukherjee lauds scientists, ISRO for successful Mars Mission October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday congratulated the entire scientific community and space agency ISRO for successfully executing the country's Mars Orbiter Mission. "I on my behalf and that of all our countrymen, pay tribute to the scientists and technical staff who have toiled tirelessly to create history...I need to...
  • NASA selects new science teams for astrobiology research October 7, 2014

    Washington: NASA has awarded five-year grants totalling almost USD 50 million to seven research teams in the US to study the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. "With the Curiosity rover characterising the potential habitability of Mars, the Kepler mission discovering new planets outside our solar system,...
  • New York Times apologises for offensive cartoon on India's Mars mission October 7, 2014

    Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, the leading US daily apologised following readers' complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked 'Elite Space Club' where two men sit reading a newspaper on India's...
  • NYT apologises for offensive cartoon on India's Mars mission October 6, 2014

    New York: Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, the leading US daily today apologised following readers' complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked 'Elite Space Club' where two men sit reading...
  • Mars Mission's success to inspire children towards science October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of the success of Mars Orbiter Mission, the Department of Science and Technology has decided to use it as a tool to inspire school children and inculcate interest in science. Vigyan Prasar, a wing of DST which looks into promotion of science and technology, has...
  • Government likely to roll out Health Assurance Mission by year end October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Government hopes to roll out its ambitious Universal Health Assurance Mission by the end of this year as the Health Ministry ready with the details of its proposal which envisages to bring all Indians under health insurance cover. "We are prepared with the scheme. We are in...
  • US readies 4,000 troops for Ebola mission October 4, 2014

    Washington: The US military expects to increase the number of troops deployed to Liberia to fight the Ebola outbreak to nearly 4,000, up from a planned 3,000-strong force, the Pentagon said. About 200 soldiers are already in Liberia setting up a headquarters for the US mission, which is aimed at...
  • Priyanka Chopra accepts PM's 'Clean India Campaign' invite; urges everyone to join the campaign October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to clean public places as a part of his 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. Modi today appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman Khan and...
  • Mumbai: TABcab to honour ISRO scientists by carrying their, Mangalayaan's photos October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: To honour Indian Space Research Organisation scientists for their achievement of the Mars Orbiter Mission, TABcab, city's fleet of radio cabs, will display on its 200 vehicles their photos and messages congratulating the space agency. The messages would felicitate ISRO and also display photographs of scientists and 'Mangalyaan', the spacecraft,...
  • After Indo-US summit on Mars, Obama-Modi meet on earth October 1, 2014

    Washington: Noting that he and President Barack Obama were meeting just days after the Indian and the US missions reached Mars, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that after the Indo-US summit on the Red Planet, it's the turn of the leaders of the two nations to meet here...
  • Mars orbiter sends picture of dust storm activities on the planet September 29, 2014

    Bangalore: India's Mars orbiter has sent a picture of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet, ISRO said on Monday. "Regional dust storm activities over northern hemisphere of Mars - captured by Mars Color Camera on-board Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)", Bangalore-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad pulls up Post officials for unclean premises September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: After surprise checks at two post offices, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday pulled up officials of the Department of Posts for not keeping their premises and work space clean. "Despite instructions from Prime Minister's Office, your premises are not clean. Take...
  • Did actress Kareena Kapoor really didn't know about Mangalyaan? September 29, 2014

    We know that Indian actors are usually busy with their films and endorsements, but one of Bollywood's leading actresses Kareena Kapoor must have been living under a rock for the past week or so. At a publicity event, when a journalist asked her about her view's on India's successfully concluded...
  • Life span of Mars Orbiter Mission may be extended to one year: Scientist September 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Expressing satisfaction over the success of the Mars Orbiter Mission, K Sivan, director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre at Valiamala on Friday said the life of the orbiter may be extended to one year from the planned six months. "The life of the satellite was planned for six months. What...
  • Delhi: Smriti Irani launches 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in school September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: With an aim to promote awareness about the importance of hygiene, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday launched a campaign about cleanliness in school under 'Swachh Bharat Mission' programme, where she joined the students and teachers in cleaning the campus. Irani, who launched the programme at a Kendriya...
  • PM Modi wants people to devote two hours a week on cleanliness September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Cabinet cleared a five-year-long Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked people to devote at least two hours a week towards cleanliness, saying he will himself set out with a broom as his contribution. In a message, he...
  • Centre to spend Rs 2 lakh crore by 2019 for 'Clean India' September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre will spend nearly Rs 2 lakh crore in five-year time as part of its ambitious plan to completely clean India by October 2019, coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that this after unveiling the logo for...
  • 'The view is nice up here', Mars Orbiter beams back 1st images September 25, 2014

    Bangalore/New Delhi: India's Mars spacecraft has beamed back the first images of the red planet and they were made public by ISRO with a caption "The view is nice up here", a day after it was placed in orbit in the very first attempt scripting space history. ...
  • Mangalyaan carrying 5 instruments including a Mars Colours Camera September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after India became the first country to send a spacecraft to Mars in its first attempt, Mangalyaan has sent the first pictures of the red planet. The Mars Orbiter is carrying five instruments with it. One of them is the Mars Colours Camera. The MCC is...
  • China hails Mangalyaan success as a landmark progress September 25, 2014

    Beijing: China on Wednesday congratulated India for its successful Mars mission saying that it was not only a proud achievement for the country and Asia but also a "landmark progress" in mankind's exploration of outer space. "We have seen the report and congratulate India on the Mars satellite entering the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...