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It’s time we move away from the American Global Positioning System (GPS) and make way for our own desi navigation system — the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System or IRNSS on our mobile phones. Beginning Thursday, Isro will hold a major meeting in Bangalore involving location and navigation device manufacturers, mobile phone manufacturers and global…

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Prime Minister points to country’s ambitious target of producing 175 GW of renewable energy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India would fulfil all its responsibilities with regard to climate change as he met U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris. Mr. Modi, in his meeting with Mr….

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New Delhi: Hand-written passports of Indian citizens are no longer valid from Wednesday as per government’s directive. The government had asked those having hand-written passports to get machine-readable ones having bar codes by 24 November. The government had decided to discontinue hand-written passports in accordance with recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to…