Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)A new programme called SATYAM-“Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation” has been launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation.Main objective of the programme: To harness knowledge obtained in academic institutions and
It is a consensus amongst geoscientists that India is endowed with large mineral resource and has geological environment for many others on account of similarity of geological set up with Australia, South Africa, South America etc. However, survey and exploration have been broadly concentrated on surficial and shallow mineral deposits.
The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution last week making access to web a human right. On June 1, the UNHRC denounced “measures to intentionally prevent or disrupt access to or dissemination of information online,” stating that they violate international human rights law. The resolution also said that
The Supreme Court has directed the government to give three per cent reservation to persons with disability (PWD) in all services, irrespective of the mode of filling such posts. A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Abhay Manohar Sapre observed that it was “disheartening” to note that low numbers of
India’s estimates of the Chabahar dividend need to be tempered by a close reading of the security scenario in the extended neighbourhood India’s abortive bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) highlights the perils of high visibility and volatility in diplomatic negotiations. Indian diplomacy in the past was careful
The World Bank’s agreement with the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to help it mobilise a trillion dollars in investments by 2030 and its billion-dollar programme to support Indian initiatives for expanded solar generation are significant steps in the global transition to a clean energy pathway. While the cost of
Basic form of a Hindu temple When you browse our earlier articles on Hindu Temple Architecture, you would realize one thing. It was a gradual evolution starting from the rock cut- cave temples to monolithic rathas which finally culminated in structural temples.The basic form of a Hindu structural temple consists of the following. 1.