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7 March, 2018 10:35 AM Want to touch the Sun? NASA invites the public for first solar mission

New Delhi: NASA is inviting the public to go on a trip of their lifetime! Well, you can't go physically, but your name certainly can. The American space agency has invited people around the world to submit their names to be sent on its historic Parker Solar Probe mission – a planned robotic spacecraft to probe the outer corona of the Sun – scheduled 77

5 February, 2018 6:51 AM ISRO Chandrayaan 2 mission: Indian rover to land near the south pole of Moon, spend 14 days on surface

GSLV Mk II will launch the spacecraft weighing 3,290kg, carrying an orbiter, a rover and a lander to the moon. In one of its most challenging space missions yet, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is working hard to launch a heavy-payload lifter GSLV Mk II spacecraft weighing 3,290kg with an orbiter module, a rover and a lander to the moon. The mission 45

18 January, 2018 8:42 AM Saturn's moon Titan has 'sea levels' similar to Earth, reveals Cassini

New Delhi: Even after its end, NASA's Cassini is still providing information on the planet it studied for 13 years. On Wednesday, NASA released an image of Ligeia Mare – the second largest known body of liquid present on Saturn's moon Titan – revealing a way how it is eerily similar to Earth. A recently published paper based on data from NASA’s Cassini 54

2 January, 2018 4:37 PM Tata Power Renewable commissions 50 mw DCR solar plant

Tata Power arm Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) today commissioned its 50 mw DCR solar plant at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The project was bagged by the company on April 4, 2016, under the National Solar Mission Phase-II Batch-II Tranche-I State Specific Bundling Scheme. With this development, The TPREL's total installed operating capacity 41

28 December, 2017 3:57 PM The Hindu's most read science stories in 2017

From satellite launches to Aryan migration, here are the 10 science stories published by The Hindu in 2017 that readers flocked to Scientists reported high concentrations of sulphur on the Manali-Leh highway. It was caused by exhaust smoke from the trucks that provide supplies to the Indian army and the ones that carry tourists. India launched a heavy 45

20 December, 2017 10:56 AM NASA Could Send Probe To Nearby Exoplanet By 2069

Washington: To look for signs of life beyond our solar system, the US space agency could send a spacecraft to the nearby Alpha Centauri system by 2069, according to a mission concept presented by a NASA scientist. Details of the mission concept was presented by Anthony Freeman of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the 2017 American Geophysical Union 39

22 October, 2017 1:58 PM India, Bangladesh Resolve to Fight the Scourge of Terror Together

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, after talks with the Bangladeshi side as part of the fourth Joint Consultative Commission, said the two nations are determined to protect their societies from the threat of ideologies of hate, violence and terror. Dhaka: India and Bangladesh on Sunday resolved to fight the common challenge of terrorism even as New Delhi 63

25 September, 2017 10:38 PM PM Narendra Modi launches Saubhagya scheme; here is what it really means

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission to get all households in the country electrified by launching a Rs 16,320-crore scheme — Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) — to achieve the coveted goal by the end of December 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission 53

25 September, 2017 3:13 PM India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 3 years in orbit Â

The Rs 450-crore MOM mission aims at studying the Martian surface and mineral composition as well as scan its atmosphere for methane (an indicator of life on Mars). India's rendezvous with the red planet continues as its celebrated Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completes three years in orbit. "As the country's low-cost Mars Orbiter Mission completes three 40

24 September, 2017 2:35 AM Text of Sushma Swaraj speech at U.N. General Assembly

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj addressed the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2017. Let me begin by offering my heartiest congratulations on your election as President of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. For those of us fortunate to represent our nations as Foreign Minister this is a particularly happy 56