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16 April, 2018 7:22 AM China to launch new weather satellite

Beijing: China will launch a new meteorological satellite later this year to further boost its weather forecasting capabilities, authorities announced on Monday. According to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, the Fengyun-II 09 satellite, the last in the Fengyun-II series, will be able to collect meteorological, maritime, and hydrological 59

17 February, 2018 4:57 AM Giving India a new height in space technology, ISRO likely to launch Chandrayaan-2 in April

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is likely to be launched around April 2018. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch the mission that will place India at a new height in space technology.  NEW DELHI: Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is likely to be launched around April 2018. The Indian 73

29 January, 2018 8:33 PM NASA to launch GOLD mission to study Earth's boundary with space

It is the first NASA science mission to fly an instrument as a commercially hosted payload. Washington: NASA is set to launch on Thursday Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, or GOLD, the mission to study the dynamic region where space and Earth`s uppermost atmosphere meet. It is the first NASA science mission to fly an instrument as a commercially 155

12 January, 2018 2:42 AM ISRO eyes a century! All set for PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 launch today

The launcher will be a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). It will carry a 710-kilo Cartosat-2 satellite, along with 30 co-passenger satellites. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch their first satellite of the year -- PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 -- at 9:29 am on Friday from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The launcher will be a Polar 55

29 December, 2017 12:27 PM Satellite worth Rs 287 crore 'lost in space' after it was given wrong coordinates

The Meteor-M satellite was launched last month by Russian space agency ROSCOSMOS from its launch pad in Vostochny. However, the agency soon lost all contacts with the satellite that weighed around 2800 kg and cost over 287 crore In a surprising development, it has been revealed that Russia lost a satellite last month after the scientists fed wrong coordinates 19

4 November, 2017 6:14 PM Bhairavakona spectacle draws over a lakh

Siva temples abuzz with special rituals in connection with Karthika Pournami All roads led to Shiva temples across Prakasam district as devotees thronged them to offer special prayers to mark Karthika Pournami on Saturday. Over a lakh pilgrims visited Bhairavakona, a protected monument of the Archaeological Survey of India, to witness the grand spectacle 26

20 October, 2017 6:32 PM Pollution soars in many cities, but Delhi breathes a little better than last year

NEW DELHI: Air quality deteriorated after Diwali fireworks in many cities including Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad, but favourable weather and muted use of crackers made the morning-after easier on the lungs, particularly in the National Capital Region, which was certainly polluted but not as alarmingly as last year. The good news for Delhi is that carbon 55

15 October, 2017 8:39 PM Hurricane Ophelia, Taking Aim at British Isles, May Still Deliver Damage

LONDON — The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring 80 mile an hour wind gusts, disruption and damage to Ireland and Britain as the work week gets underway, weather services said Sunday. Ophelia weakened from a Category 2 to a Category 1 hurricane Sunday as it moved north-northeast across the Atlantic, with sustained winds of 90 mph. It is expected 47

19 September, 2017 11:26 AM Mumbai Rains: BMC blames IMD, BEST buses for last month’s floods

Mumbai Rains: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has blamed India Meteorological Department and BEST buses for the floods in the city following heavy downpour in August. Mumbai Rains: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has blamed India Meteorological Department and BEST buses for the floods in the city following heavy downpour in August 125

17 September, 2017 7:39 AM Rohingya Face Starvation in Refugee Camps as Myanmar Violence Rages

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water available for the huge numbers of them fleeing violence in Myanmar, an aid agency warned on Sunday. Nearly 410,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority fled from western Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that the United Nations has branded a "textbook 65