Archive for December 7th, 2017

NASA to launch scientific balloon to study rare cosmic particles

Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) NASA plans to launch on December 10 a balloon-borne instrument to collect information on cosmic rays, high-energy particles from beyond the solar system that enter Earth’s atmosphere every moment of every day.
The instrument, called the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (SuperTIGER…

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IGIA prepares for fog season, low visibility likely from December 17: DIAL

New Delhi, Dec 7:  Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), which operates the IGI airport here, on Thursday said that it has made “robust arrangements” to minimise flight disruptions due to the upcoming fog season.

According to DIAL, “robust arrangements” have been made to minimise inconvenience during the low visibility period…

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Taj Mahal is second best UNESCO world heritage site: Survey

New Delhi  Dec 7 (ANI): The importance of preserving our cultural and natural heritage is crucial, and groups like the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization are key in this endeavour.

As travellers, we can visit these locations, which are a true legacy from the past, helping to preserve…

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Soha Ali Khan: Of big shoes and small feet

Mumbai, Dec 7 : “She’s woken up,” Soha Ali Khan exclaimed before she hung up to attend to her newfound world of motherhood. Happy balancing it with what she calls her “moderately famous” public life, she says she always knew she had “impossibly large shoes to fill” with her “small…

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China says Indian drone violated its airspace, crashed

Beijing, Dec 7 (PTI) China today said an Indian drone had recently “intruded” into its airspace and crashed in the Sikkim sector, prompting it to lodge a diplomatic protest to India over the violation of China’s territorial sovereignty.

China’s Defence Ministry said that the Indian unmanned aerial vehicle…

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Gujarat poll result will have major impact on 2019 poll

Who will come out smiling after the poll in Gujarat which is heading for a close finish, according to  the latest poll conducted  both parties have equal vote share of 43 per cent each ,but BJP will have a edge  in number of seats as there vote is concentrated in…

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Modi says Aiyar insulted Gujarat by calling him ‘neech jaati’

Surat, Dec 7 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attacked Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling him a “neech jaati” (low caste) man and said by this he has insulted all the Gujaratis who will give a befitting reply to the Congress by voting for the BJP in the…

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Rahul asks Aiyar to apologise for ‘neech’ remarks against PM

New Delhi, Dec 7 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked senior party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar to apologise for his “neech” barb against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Expressing his thoughts on Twitter, Gandhi said that it is not the Congress party’s culture to use such language against…

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2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,318,109 tickets requested in 24 hours

Zurich, Dec 7 :  FIFA has recorded more than 1,318,109 ticket requests for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in less than 24 hours since the sales resumed on December 5.

“Within the first 24 hours, fans from all over the world requested 1,318,109 tickets as the…

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Sinha’s protest for farmers issues an alarm bell for govt: Sena

Mumbai, Dec 7 (PTI) The Shiv Sena today said the response garnered by BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha’s agitation in Maharashtra over farmers’ issues should set off alarm bells for the state government.

The former Union minister, who has had frequent run-ins with the current BJP leadership, was detained…

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