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Pluto is a planet, declares NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine: The old debate is back

Pluto is a planet, declares NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine: The old debate is back

The controversy over Pluto never dies. A decade ago the cosmic body was downgraded to a dwarf planet. But the debate on whether it is a planet or not is still raging.

Aug 30, 2019 - 11:51 AM IST
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Heavy rains in several states likely, IMD issues red alert in 8 districts of Odisha

Heavy rains in several states likely, IMD issues red alert in 8 districts of Odisha

NEW DELHI: Heavy rainfall is expected to lash several states across the country over the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department said in a statement on Tuesday morning.

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:47 PM IST
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Iran counters Trump, says US shot down its own drone 'by mistake'

Iran counters Trump, says US shot down its own drone 'by mistake'

DUBAI: The United States “shot down their own UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) by mistake”, Iran said on Friday while dismissing US' claims of downing an Iranian drone.

Jul 19, 2019 - 03:07 PM IST
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Man is going to the Moon, 'this time, to stay,' NASA tweets

Man is going to the Moon, 'this time, to stay,' NASA tweets

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is gearing up for a long stay on the moon. This stay will also serve as the stopover or way station for astronauts traveling to Mars.

Jul 19, 2019 - 09:41 AM IST
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Who lost their 'Smack'? Contact Rajasthan Police to claim it and get 'free stay & food'

Who lost their 'Smack'? Contact Rajasthan Police to claim it and get 'free stay & food'

JAIPUR: Ringing the humour bells on Twitter, Rajasthan Police's tongue-in-cheek tweet on drug abuse with “free stay & food” is winning accolades.

Jul 17, 2019 - 03:03 PM IST
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Where did Moon come from? ISRO's intriguing tweet ahead of Chandrayaan 2 launch

Where did Moon come from? ISRO's intriguing tweet ahead of Chandrayaan 2 launch

Ahead of the launch of the much-awaited Chandrayaan 2, India's second lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) posted a tweet around one of the most baffling scientific debates

Jul 10, 2019 - 10:29 AM IST
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NASA discovers 'soccer balls' in space, helps solve interstellar mystery

NASA discovers 'soccer balls' in space, helps solve interstellar mystery

There's a football world cup game going on in the space. And the matches may just help us decode ancient mysteries of the universe.

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:12 PM IST
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This is how Nalin Khandelwal of Sikar cracked NEET-UG 2019

This is how Nalin Khandelwal of Sikar cracked NEET-UG 2019

JAIPUR: A wave of happiness spread across the Khandelwal house in Rajasthan's Sikar minutes after NEET UG 2019 results were declared on Wednesday.

Jun 5, 2019 - 09:38 PM IST
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How Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar can be declared a terrorist

How Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar can be declared a terrorist

NEW DELHI/UNITED NATIONS: In less than 24 hours, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 1267 sanctions committee will take the crucial call of listing Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a g

Mar 14, 2019 - 06:16 AM IST
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FMS Delhi final placements 2019: Average package hikes up to Rs 23.2 LPA, Sales and Marketing top choice

FMS Delhi final placements 2019: Average package hikes up to Rs 23.2 LPA, Sales and Marketing top choice

The final placements of Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)- Delhi, for the 2017-19 batch, witnessed the average package stand at Rs 23.2 lakh per annum (LPA), an increase of Rs 2.1 lakh or 18 per

Feb 22, 2019 - 07:43 AM IST
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