The Niti Aayog has suggested introduction of a ‘judicial performance index’ to check delay in trial and address the issue of pendency of cases. Asserting that corruption cases get held up in the judicial system inordinately, the policy think-tank has also recommended putting a time-limit for processing them.

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The South Asia Satellite will be launched on May 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced, describing it as India's "priceless gift" to its neighbours as part of the 'sabka sath, sabka vikas' concept.

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Scientists at IIT Roorkee have used the juicy, delectable Indian summer fruit Jamun to create inexpensive and more efficient solar cells. Researchers used naturally occurring pigment found in jamun as an inexpensive photosensitiser for Dye Sensitised Solar Cells (DSSCs) or Gratzel cells.

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The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum ‘campaign-mode’ disruption to governance.

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China's first amphibious aircraft, stated to be the largest in the world, successfully conducted its first glide test in the Chinese city of Zhuhai as it braced for its maiden flight. Other tests and check-ups are under way, according to the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co Ltd.

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