Japan showcases cheerleading robots

A team of cheerleading robots make their dancing debut in Tokyo as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrates its cutting-edge sensor technology. Duration: 01:17 Sep 25, 2014

ICICI and Lockheed Martin India welcomes 'Make in India', calls it 'growth driver' for 'epicenter of

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): ICICI Bank and Lockheed Martin India on Thursday welcomed the 'Make in India' at the campaign's launch in New Delhi. ICICI Bank Chief Chanda Kochhar said that this will prove to be a growth driver for India. She also said that the mission is inspiring to many as much as it is for ICICI. Lockheed Martin India CEO Phil Shaw said that India is an epicenter of innovation and that the mission will take India to new heights of development. Sep 25, 2014

Wipro and Aditya Birla Group all positive for India's growth at 'Make in India' campaign launch

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): During the launch of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign in New Delhi on Thursday, Wipro and Aditya Birla Group remained positive for India's growth under the campaign. Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said that outsourcing is a mindset of an organization to think, to act and to translate. He said that the campaign calls for demand for innovative minds and not rote learners. Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla welcomed the campaign and said that this is even more important as it coincides with launch of Mangalyaan by India. Birla said that manufacturing is required for higher trajectory and to generate number of new jobs. Sep 25, 2014

Mangalyaan sends first pictures of Mars

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Indian Mars orbiter spacecraft 'Mangalyaan' which began its rotation around Mars after its successful insertion into the orbit on Wednesday, has now sent the first pictures of the red planet. The Mars Orbiter Mission affectionately called "MOM" created history on Wednesday by making India the first country ever to have reached Mars' orbit successfully in its very first attempt. On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet also passed a unanimous resolution lauding the efforts of scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO) for the success of Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan'. The Mars Orbiter Mission was India's first inter-planetary mission launched on November 5, 2013 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Sep 25, 2014

Prime Minister Modi greets nation on Navratri

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Navratri, seeking the blessings of goddess Jagdamba. "As the auspicious festival of Navratri begins, I convey my warm greetings to everyone. We bow to Maa Jagdamba and seek her blessings," said Prime Minister Modi. "May Maa Jagdamba enrich our lives with strength, well-being, good health and may she keep inspiring us to serve the poorest of the poor," he added. Navratri, literally meaning nine nights, falls this year from Septermber 25 to October 3. It is a festival to worship goddess Durga. It culminates on the tenth day, known as Dussehra, which marks the victory of good over evil. Sep 25, 2014

Three weeks on from flood, people in Kashmir still stranded

Rajouri, Sep 25 (ANI): Victims of the Kashmir floods said that they are still homeless, as many houses had collapsed during the worst natural disaster that had hit Jammu and Kashmir in a century. Hundreds of people have been killed and tens of thousands are homeless. Authorities say the cost of damage in Jammu and Kashmir may run into billions of dollars. Villagers of Rajouri district said they haven't still got any tents or alternate arrangements after their houses collapsed in the devastation. Villagers are forced to live on the streets due to lack of availability of shelter and have run out of food that they had. Sep 25, 2014