Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

PSLV succesfully launches Cartosat-2 series,30 nano satellites


The Indian space agency ISRO today successfully launched its workhorse rocket PSLV carrying ‘eye in the sky’ Cartosat-2 series satellite — a dedicated satellite for the defence forces — and 30 nano satellites into orbit. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its 40th flight (PSLV-C38), lifted off majestically from the first launch pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 9.29 ...

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New Australian discovery could replace fossil fuels


Australian scientists have developed a new efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide from the air into synthetic natural gas in a “clean” process, using solar energy. Undertaken by University of Adelaide in collaboration with CSIRO, the research could make viable a process that has enormous potential to replace fossil fuels and continue to use existing carbon-based fuel technologies without increasing ...

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30 more smart cities announced; Dehradun makes the cut

No compromise in selection of cities and quality of smart city plans, says M.Venkaiah Naidu Central government today announced another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities taking the total cities picked up so far to 90 under Smart City Mission launched on June 25, 2015. Announcing the new batch of smart cities at a National Workshop on ...

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Chandan Prabhakar patches up with Kapil Sharma; set to return to the show


Chandan Prabhakar, who played chaiwala Chandu on the show, has started shooting for the show again. He confirmed the news in a FB live chat, saying, “he’s coming back to the show” and “he missed the show a lot.” Revealing the reason behind the break, he says, “jab kapde par paani pad jaata hai, to sookhne mein time lagta hai ...

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Top cop beaten to death over suspicion he fired shots at people in Srinagar


A top cop of Jammu and Kashmir Police was lynched by an irate mob after he allegedly opened fire at a group of people who caught him clicking pictures near a mosque in downtown area of Srinagar. The deceased has been identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police Ayub Pandit. Pandit was seen moving in suspicious circumstances by some people near ...

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Opposition create ruckus, dragged out by marshals in Punjab Assembly


Two AAP legislators, including a woman, sustained injuries and taken to hospital when they along with other party members were being “physically” taken out by the marshals out of the Punjab Assembly, which witnessed ruckus over not allowing two suspended lawmakers from entering the House. In the melee, turbans of some of the opposition members also got came off. Speaker ...

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