Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched as many as 104 satellites from a single rocket, a global record, from its Sriharikota launch station off the Andhra coast.
The government has cleared the way for the first major banking consolidation in the country, by approving the merger of five associate banks with the State Bank of India. However, the merger, which will create a banking behemoth, does not include Bharatiya Mahila Bank.
India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns by 2030.
In a surprise finding, scientists have discovered a black hole that is recycling extremely hot gas into cold fuel for star formation.
India is among six nations participating in a conference on Afghanistan’s future in Moscow, two months after Russia hosted a similar conference with only China and Pakistan.