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  • Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Orbit raised for 3rd time

    Chennai: Nine days after Chandryaaan-2 was inserted into the Lunar Orbit, the third Lunar bound orbit manoeuver for the spacecraft, which would make a soft landing on the Moon's South Pole on September seven, was performed successfully on Wednesday. ISRO in its update said the third Lunar bound...

  • Why the Moon's South Pole ?

    Chennai: Why are countries across the world investing their resources to reach and explore the hitherto unexplored frontier--the Moon's South Pole ? ISRO, in a tweet said, the world over, countries, companies and even individuals were turning to the Moon--vying with each other to fly...

  • Coffee growers incur huge loss this year also in Kodagu due to Floods

    Madikeri, Karnataka: The Natural calamity for second successive year has caused huge loss to the Coffee growers in Kodagu district of Karnataka. Coffee growers in Kodagu are staring at yet another difficult year and may end up with recurring distress from last week's flood and landslips. ...

  • Taking the pulse of peatland carbon emissions could measure climate impact of development: Scientists

    New Delhi, A new way to 'take the pulse' of carbon emissions could help track how the industrial development of peatlands contributes to climate change, as well as measure their recovery once it ends, according to researchers. In findings published in the journal Scientific...

  • Measles outbreaks continue to spread rapidly around the world: WHO

    Kolkata, ) Measles outbreaks continue to spread rapidly around the world, according to the latest preliminary reports provided to the World Health Organization (WHO), with millions of people globally at risk of the disease. In the first six months of 2019, reported measles cases are the...

  • Akshaya Patra reaches out to kids in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

    New Delhi: Akshaya Patra Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, working to eliminate hunger, as well as bring the kids to school, has reached as far as Dadra and Nagar Haveli, to serve hot and wholesome food to 51,000 children in 338 schools. According to a statement issued here on...

  • ISRO plans year long prog to mark Vikaram Sarabhai birth centenary

    Chennai, The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be organising an year long programme to commemorate the birth centenary of its founder father Dr Vikram A Sarabhai. The programme includes exhibitions, competitions to school children, journalism awards and speeches by eminent...

  • Akshaya Patra reaches out to kids in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

    New Delhi, Akshaya Patra Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, working to eliminate hunger, as well as bring the kids to school, has reached as far as Dadra and Nagar Haveli, to serve hot and wholesome food to 51,000 children in 338 schools. According to a statement issued here...

  • Lucknow city park has 25 mango varieties

    New Delhi: Everyone loves mangoes and the joy of eating them increases when you have your own garden, trees laden with fresh fruits that too organically grown! It is generally not common in cities like Lucknow where limited land is available. However, the land available in the parks can be...

  • Increasing protein and dairy intake may help reduce burden of diabetes: study

    New Delhi, Diabetes -- increase in blood glucose levels -- is an emerging health problem especially in developing countries. According to the World Health Organisation, India had 69 million diabetic individuals in 2015 and the number is projected to go up to 98 million by 2030. The problem...

  • Teenage girl on mission to reach out 1000 children with autism

    New Delhi: Junko Ota, a 17-year-old high school student in Delhi is on a noble mission to reach out and serve at least 1000 children with Autism in an year. Last year, she started a social initiative called 'Journals and Journeys,' to brings together voices on autism treatment, care, and...

  • Human trafficking heinous crime, says UN chief

    United Nations: To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that 'human trafficking is a heinous crime that affects every region of the world' – especially women and children. According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime...

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