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Unfavourable weather condition delays launch of Indian satellite

Chennai: The liftoff of Ariane 5 rocket with Indian satellite GSAT-18 has been postponed to October 6 due to unfavourable weather conditions, said Arianespace. According to the French company Arianespace, the rocket launch has been delayed by 24 hours. The rocket is expected to liftoff between 2 a.m. and 3.15 a.m. from Kourou (French Guiana)

YRF to launch ‘Befikre’ trailer at Eiffel Tower

Paris: Production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) will unveil the trailer of filmmaker Aditya Chopra’s upcoming movie “Befikre” at the Eiffel Tower here. The trailer for the Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor-starrer will be launched in collaboration with French authorities on October 10. Ranveer and Vaani will turn up in style for this first of

Indian Army veterans support surgical attack at terrorist launch pads along LoC

Ludhiana: Following the surgical attack by Indian Army at the terrorist launch pads along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, the veteran Army personnel have supported the action of Indian Army. The veterans opine that patience was over and Indian Army was left with only option.   “Pakistan as part of its state policy

Akshay Kumar and Dimple kapadia at Marathi movie launch

Indian Army conducted surgical strikes last night on terror launch pads across the LoC

New Delhi: India conducted surgical strikeson terror launch pads last night across the Line of Control (LoC) and inflicted significant casualties and heavy damages. The announcement of the sudden action by the army to target terrorists was made by the DGMO Lt Gen Ranveer Singh at a hurriedly called news conference during which External affairs ministry

Honor 8 smartphone’s India launch round the corner

Panaji: The Honor 8 smartphone — a sub-brand of Chinese telecom giant Huawei -is all set to enter India in a couple of weeks from now. Honor 8 was showcased to select media at a special preview session in Goa this week. Huawei will also launch its first “Made in India” phone around the same

Ayushmann Khurana at the launch of Ik Vaari song by Tseries

Mohanlal readies to launch son in a big way

Thiruvananthapuram: Reigning superstar Mohanlal, who has been holding on to the tag of superstar along with his arch onscreen rival Mammootty for the past nearly three decades, now wishes to do what the latter did to launch his son Dulquer Salmaan into films. According to multiple sources, Lal, as he is popularly known, is busy


Doordarshan ADG goes missing, police launch manhunt

New Delhi: Police have launched a massive search for an Additional Director General (ADG) of Doordarshan who has been missing since Friday afternoon after reporting for duty, police said on Saturday. According to police, the DD official, identified as Jayant M. Kharche, went missing from his office in Mandi House. He was staying in south

Cong to launch 37-day intensive campaign from September 26

Punjab Congress will launch an intensive campaign to reach out to people from September 26 to November 1.The campaign has been named, Congress liyao, Punjab bachao. The modalities of the campaign were worked out today and the programme was finalised at a meeting of senior party leaders, zonal coordinators and district presidents. Giving details, the

Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Paris: Google and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced today a new joint venture focused on diabetes care. The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease. Details on what the company’s products will look like —

Patanjali bullish on int’l markets, to launch ‘swadeshi’ jeans

Nagpur: Yoga guru Ramdev-owned Patanjali group is all set to explore international markets with its FMCG products and may also enter Pakistan and Afghanistan in future. “We have already set up our units in Nepal and Bangladesh and our products have reached the Middle East and became popular in some of the countries, including Saudi

China to launch second space lab

Beijing: China’s second space lab Tiangong-2 will be put into space between September 15 and 20, the office of China’s manned space programme said on Friday. The space lab was transferred with its carrier rocket to the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre on Friday, Xinhua news agency said, quoting a statement from the

Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch “Awaaz-e-Punjab” today

Chandigarh: Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch “Awaaz-e -Punjab” in a press conference to be held in Chandigarh on thursday. A press conference will be addressed by Sidhu along with two independent legislators, Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjeet Singh Bains. It is also reported that Sucha Singh Chotepur might also can join

NASA’s first-ever asteroid mission set for launch

Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Bolted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will lift off on Thursday to study an asteroid and return to Earth seven years later with a sample for first-hand analysis.The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to orbit, map and collect samples from near-Earth asteroid Bennu.

UP Police to launch Twitter-based grievances redressal service

Lucknow: After getting tremendous response onTwitter, Uttar Pradesh Police is going to be the first state police force in the country to have its own Twitter-based grievances redressal service. “DGP Javeed Ahmad and Twitter Vice President Rishi Jaitley and CEO Rahil Khurshid will launch the service from the state capital tomorrow,” Additional Superintendent of Police,

Punjab Day set to witness launch of various projects

State government’s Tourism Department is all set to launch its various projects on the occasion of Punjab Day in November this year. The move is significant as the projects are awaiting their completion after missing various deadlines. On the occasion of Punjab Day on November 3, the state government is set to dedicate its ambitious

India to launch five satellites in September

Bengaluru: With two launches in a month for the first time, India will put at least five satellites in two different orbits in September, said a top official on Thursday. “We have two launches this month (September), the first is on Sep 8 with INSAT-3DR, a weather satellite for meteorological services. The second will be,

‘Freedom 251’ makers launch loyalty card programme

New Delhi:  Noida-based Ringing Bells that introduced the world’s cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 on Tuesday launched a loyalty card programme for its products on its first anniversary. With silver, gold and platinum loyalty cards, customers will get discounts on purchase of every Ringing Bells product, along with a Freedom 251 smartphone as free gift. “The

Modi to visit Gujarat to launch irrigation scheme

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit his home state Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme– SAUNI Yojna, a project initiated by him in 2012 as Chief Minister. “Looking forward to being in Gujarat today for the launch of SAUNI Yojana. This scheme will truly benefit the people of Gujarat,” Modi tweeted