All stories by Prashant Rangnekar
Indus Commissioners of India, Pak to meet on March 23-24Rediff.com14 Mar 2021
This will be the annual meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission. Under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty, both the commissioners are required to meet at least once a year alternately in India and Pakistan.
Mangalyaan-2 will be an orbiter mission: ISRO chiefRediff.com20 Feb 2021
As NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars to look for signs of past life, ISRO chief K Sivan said India's next mission to the Red Planet is likely to be an orbiter.
Amid tensions, army prepares for long winter in LadakhRediff.com15 Sep 2020
As tensions between the armies of India and China at the LAC show no sign of ebbing, both sides have significantly ramped up the presence of their troops.
India readies 5 sites for final phase of trials of Oxford COVID vaccineRediff.com28 Jul 2020
The Serum Institute of India, the largest vaccine maker in the world, has been chosen by Oxford and its partner AstraZeneca to manufacture the vaccine once it is ready. Trials results for the first two phases were published earlier this month.
Migrant children battle heat, hunger and long journeyRediff.com21 May 2020
'Children need milk. If there is no money, how can one buy it'
I want to go back: Migrants desperate to return homeRediff.com15 Apr 2020
With the lockdown extended till May 3 to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the little money daily wagers had is mostly gone and so is hope.
Amid COVID-19 crisis, hundreds stranded outside AIIMS, SafdarjungRediff.com10 Apr 2020
Patients have been waiting for days, weeks and sometimes months for appointments for dialysis, chemotherapy and other emergency procedures.
Training of Gaganyaan astronauts in Russia put on holdRediff.com7 Apr 2020
The four test pilots of the Indian Air Force, chosen for India's manned mission to space, have been undergoing training at the Yu.A. Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Training Centre near Moscow since February.
After Chandrayaan-2, ISRO reveals its plan for 2020Rediff.com2 Jan 2020
The Indian Space Research Organisation has resolved to alight its lander on the lunar surface with Chandrayaan-3 in addition to a maiden solar expedition in 2020.
Shiv Sena has history of flirting with rivalsRediff.com12 Nov 2019
Founded in 1966 by Bal Thackeray, the Shiv Sena in its more than five decades long journey has allied with the Congress, formally and informally.
What Mission Shakti means for India's defenceRediff.com27 Mar 2019
Experts said India has possessed the anti-missile technology for several years but needed the political go-ahead to actually test it in live conditions.
All the Congress presidents: From family to foreignersRediff.com11 Dec 2017
Of the 15 people who led the 132-year-old party post independence, four have belonged to the Gandhi-Nehru family.
Nepal's tourism industry hit hard; to lose 2 lakh visitorsRediff.com4 May 2015
Nepal draws tourists from China, Europe, USA, Australia and India.
After quake, Nepal grapples with post-disaster diseasesRediff.com29 Apr 2015
Diseases like diarrhoea and respiratory infections are a major concern in quake-hit Nepal.
Terror-stricken people reluctant to return to homes in NepalRediff.com27 Apr 2015
Two days after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, terror-stricken people in Kathmandu are still staying outdoors with powerful aftershocks adding to their fears.
Tourists fight to leave Nepal, chaos at Kathmandu airportRediff.com27 Apr 2015
Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country.