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India may launch Chandrayaan-3 in early 2021, project will not include orbiter

Chandrayan 3 may be lanced in early 2021, says Jitendra Singh. The mission will only have a lander and rover, not orbiter.

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

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Germany expresses concern after corporate dependency on China increases

While German companies are happy that Chinese sales offset the fewer units sold in European countries amid the pandemic, they are also being cautious.

Lucknow: Two medical colleges run by MMA Faridi and Mohammad Zafar Idris respectively, accused of organ trafficking, probe ordered

Probe has been ordered against Era’s Medical College and Integral Institute of Medical Science And Research over Human Organ Trafficking charges

Indian law never defined “marriage”: Here is why govt needs to be involved in inter-faith “marriage”

A number of very different legal institutions are grouped under the loose word “marriage.” Naturally therefore, the government has to step in and make rules about how to move between these very different institutions.

OIC snubs Pakistan again, no mention of ‘Kashmir’ in Foreign Ministers’ meeting agenda: Read details

Pakistan's foreign office had claimed that during the 2-day session, the Kashmir issue will be discussed too. The OIC's agenda has made no mention of it.

After allowing Israelis to visit without visa, UAE stops issuing visas to citizens of 13 countries including Pakistan and Turkey

The decision of UAE to stop issuing visas to citizens of 13 countries is reported to have been taken due to security decisions.

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