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High-five for ISRO's 'slingshot technique' as Aditya-L1 leaves Earth's orbit for its destination

Chennai: 19 September 2023 (Agencies) After 17 days of circling Earth, India's solar observatory Aditya-L1 craft has been slingshot on a long journey towards its destination, 1.5 million kilometres away from Earth. In the wee hours of Tuesday (Indian Standard Time), ISRO issued commands to fire

New Pic Of Chandrayaan-3 Lander, Courtesy Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

India achieved a monumental milestone as Chandrayaan-3 successfully touched down on the moon's surface on August 23. Now, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has shared an update on X (formerly known as Twitter).  The space agency unveiled images of Chandrayaan-3 lander, captured

Chandrayaan-3 MahaQuiz: ISRO invites citizens to participate in quiz competition, check prize amount

Chandrayaan-3 MahaQuiz: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has invited Indian Citizens to particpate in the Chandrayaan-3 MahaQuiz honoring India’s amazing space exploration journey, to explore the wonders of the moon, and to demonstrate our love of science and discovery. To particip

Aditya-L1 spacecraft begins its journey towards the Sun in PSLV rocket

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 2 (IANS): India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C57 (PSLV-C57) lifted off with the country’s Aditya-L1 spacecraft to study the Sun, on Saturday morning. The PSLV-XL variant rocket carries the 1,480.7 kg Aditya-L1 spacecraft as its sole passenger

Paytm Denies Links With Chinese Loan Merchants After ED Raids on Firms Including Razorpay, CashFree

Paytm's parent entity One 97 Communication on Sunday denied any connection with the merchants that are currently under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) in its probe in connection with a Chinese loan app. In a statement, the fintech company said that none of the funds frozen by the c

Leaves 99 Per Cent In Limbo: Shashi Tharoor On NMC Scheme For MBBS Students Who Returned From Ukraine, China

New Delhi: MBBS students who returned to India due to Covid or Russia-Ukraine war and got degrees by June 30 will be allowed for Foreign Medical Graduate exam, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has informed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Posting on Twitter a copy of Union Health Minister's letter

Telangana To Have 29 More Medical Colleges, Centre Sanctioned Zero: KT Rama Rao

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has expanded medical education in the state by sanctioning 16 new medical colleges even as proposals are afoot to set up 13 more, Minister for IT and Industries K T Rama Rao said on Sunday. Rama Rao, who is the Chief Minister's son, said only f

BTC, ETH Open With Losses, Crypto Market Cap Slips Below Trillion Dollar Mark

The month of August elevated the base prices of several cryptocurrencies, however, majority cryptocurrencies saw losses as the month inches closer to its end. Bitcoin on Monday, August 29, opened with a minor price loss of 0.74 percent. As per Indian exchange CoinSwitch Kuber, BTC is currently tradi

Kerala Government Not Imposing Any Kind Of Uniform On Children: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of criticism of the Kerala government's gender-neutral policy, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the Left dispensation was not going to decide what kind of uniforms children should wear to school. The CM said, in the state assembly, it was the pre

Musk subpoenas former Twitter CEO and friend Jack Dorsey

New York (AP): Tesla CEO Elon Musk has subpoenaed his friend and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as part of an effort to back out of his USD 44 billion agreement to acquire the company Dorsey helped found, according to court documents. Twitter and Musk are headed for an October 17 trial in Delawar

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Launched Falcon 9 With 46 Starlink Satellites to Low-Earth Orbit

Billionaire tycoon Elon Musk-led SpaceX launched another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit on Friday.Taking to his official Twitter account, Musk, the founder of American spacecraft manufacturer, and satellite communications corporation SpaceX shared the details about the new satellite launch.

BSNL to Receive Rs. 1.64 Lakh Crore Revival Package, to Merge With BBNL

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs. 1.64 lakh crore package for the revival of state-owned telecom firm BSNL, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said. The package has three elements - to improve services, de-stress balance sheet, and expansion of fibre network. Briefing reporters on t

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Not Withdrawn, Probe Must Continue, CCI Tells Delhi HC

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday told the Delhi High Court that WhatsApp's updated privacy policy of 2021 has not been withdrawn and its probe concerning the policy should be allowed to proceed. The CCI also said the scope of its inquiry has no overlap with the issue of an alleged in

DSEU Announces Last Date To Apply For Undergraduate Courses, Diploma

New Delhi: The last date to apply for diploma programs and BA in digital media and design at Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University is July 27, the university said on Monday. Meanwhile, the last date to apply for undergraduate programs is August 15. "Last date to apply for Diploma programs a

Data Of Students Going Abroad To Pursue MBBS Not Maintained Centrally: Government

New Delhi: The data of students going abroad to pursue MBBS is not maintained centrally, the government informed Parliament on Friday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said a student who has acquired foreign medical qualification fr

Amazon Sues Administrators of More Than 10,000 Facebook Groups Over Fake Reviews

Amazon on Monday filed legal action against the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups that attempt to orchestrate fake reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products, according to the company. These groups are set up to recruit individuals willing to post incentivized and misl

Amazon Pauses Construction of 6 Offices to Make It Suitable for Hybrid Work

Amazon is pausing the construction of six new office buildings in Bellevue and Nashville to reevaluate the designs to suit hybrid work, the tech giant said on Friday. The pausing and delay of construction will not affect Amazon's hiring plans, a company spokesperson said, reiterating the firm's p

Hyundai Aims to Take on Tesla With Launch of Ioniq 6 First Electric Sedan

Hyundai Motor Co on Thursday launched its first electric sedan, Ioniq 6, which the South Korean automaker is betting will help it grab a bigger share of the electric vehicle (EV) market dominated by Tesla Inc. The Ioniq 6 is one of more than 31 electric models that Hyundai Motor Group - including