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ISRO facilities to be opened up for private firms, startups; central govt to bring a new liberal geospatial data policy

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government wants the private sector to be co-traveller in the space sector journey of ISRO

Debris from China’s Long March 5B rocket fall on West Africa, minutes after soaring over New York City: Reports

According to Spaceflight, the re-entry occurred less than 15 minutes after the rocket body soared almost directly over New York City. The rocket’s core stage measured around 100 feet (30 meters) long and 16 feet (5 meters) wide, with a mass of approximately 20 metric tons.

Vast Burial pits dug in Iran’s Qom due to massive coronavirus casualties now visible from the space

A senior analyst from Maxar Technologies revealed that the excavation work undertaken at the site in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak was clearly different from the burial practices of the past.

India’s space station to accommodate three astronauts, ISRO to set it up in five-seven years

The initial designs for the space station, which is still in a nascent stage, suggest a 20-tonne modular abode in the low earth orbit (LEO), at an altitude of 120km to 140km.

UAE’s first astronaut gets ‘Islamic guidelines’ on how and when to do Namaz while in space

The Islamic authority has advised the astronaut to do Namaz by matching the time of the day in Mecca in Saudi Arabia, which is considered to be the holiest place for Muslims on Earth. 

Science as patriotism: ‘Liberals’ are ignoring history of space race

The Chandrayaan mission and the excited media coverage around it have done tremendous good.

Vikram Lander ‘in one piece’ on the lunar surface, internal damage suspected: Reports

ISRO lost contact with the Lander when it was only 2.1 km above the lunar surface.

In science, the best is always yet to come for India, even as small, petty minds whine

Chandrayaan 2: Failure reminds us of the supremacy of the scientific method

Moon missions in 60 years: The success stories and many, many failures

NASA's fact sheet states that more than 40 per cent of missions to the Moon have failed so far in the last 60 years.

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Meet Kanta Murti, the woman who guarded a manhole and saved hundreds of lives as heavy rains flooded Mumbai

Kanta Murti, a 50-year-old pavement dweller, was seen in a viral video guarding an open manhole for 7 hours in Mumbai’s Matunga

Did you know? 1962 Sino-India war could have been avoided had former PM Nehru paid heed to professional military advice

Nehru and his government had ignored warnings by the Indian Army about a possible Chinese aggression, says 2012 report by Gaurav Sawant.

Jaane kahaan gaye woh bots: The story of how Congress lost their ‘winning edge’ online

Congress party has embarked on a campaign to claim that the BJP is using bots to show Narendra Modi is more popular than Rahul Gandhi.

‘Human rights activist’ Aakar Patel incites Muslims to demand separate electorates, a demand that was rejected by the Constituent Assembly of India: Read details

'Human rights activist' Aakar Patel claimed that the Muslim demand for the creation of Pakistan was justified and blamed Hindus for it.

The 2005 interview of Rahul Gandhi, which embarrassed the party so much that it was declared fake and Tarun Tejpal was asked to kill...

In an interview to Zee TV, Vijay Simha had detailed how his interview of Rahul Gandhi in 2005, for the Tehalka magazine was killed after Tarun Tejpal was possibly pressured by the Congress party and its senior politicians.

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s brother-in-law gives a befitting reply to toxic journalism of Shekhar Gupta’s portal

Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law Vishal Kirti on Sunday slammed Shekhar Gupta and his portal for toxic journalism.

Who really is Binod? Read how one Youtube comment triggered a bizarre meme fest

The name 'Binod', which has now become the talk of the town and trending on Twitter, originated from a YouTube channel 'Slayy Point'

Reports claim Sushant Singh Rajput’s former manager Disha Salian’s post-mortem report says she was found nude after her death, Mumbai police deny the reports

According to the post-mortem report of Disha Salian, her body was found nude, which was not revealed by the police so far

Rhea Chakraborty leaks WhatsApp conversation to accuse that Sushant Singh Rajput considered his sister Priyanka as ‘pure evil’

Rhea Chakraborty tries to prove that Sushant Singh Rajput did not like his family, releases chat messages with him

Pakistan: Maulvi rapes child reading Quran in mosque in Sindh province, caught on CCTV

Muslim Cleric in Sindh province in Pakistan on the run after video of hem raping a child inside a mosque emerges, case registered

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