NASA Announces Television Coverage for Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun, and NASA Television will carry it live from coast to coast from unique vantage points on the ground and from aircraft and spacecraft, including the International Space Station. Coverage will be featured during the live four-hour broadcast Eclipse Across America: Through…

Pak Rangers offer sweets to India at Attari/Wagah border

Celebrating the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan, Pakistani Rangers today gifted a box of sweets to the Border Security Force (BSF) on the Indian side of Attari/Wagah border here. Security personnel of both the sides hugged and shook hands with each other, besides sharing pleasantries for a few minutes, officials said. Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal…

Pakistan hoists ‘largest’ national flag to mark 70th I-Day

Pakistan today hoisted a 400-feet high national flag, the largest in its history, at the Attari-Wagah border with India to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day. Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the flag at the border after midnight last night, kicking off the celebrations for the Independence Day across the country. The…

JD(U) cracks whip on Sharad loyalists, 21 suspended

Patna, Aug 14 (PTI) The Janata Dal (United) today suspended 21 leaders, considered loyalists of Sharad Yadav who has opposed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to join hands with the BJP, for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities. Bihar JD(U) president Basistha Narayan Singh ordered suspension from primary membership of these leaders including former minister Ramai Ram,…