Daily Archives: July 10, 2017

NASA Set to Protect Earth From Future Killer Asteroid Strike


Aiming to show how to protect Earth from a future killer asteroid strike, NASA plans to crash a refrigerator-sized spacecraft at a speed about nine times faster than a bullet into a space rock, forcing it to change its orbit. The target for the first-ever mission to demonstrate an asteroid deflection technique for planetary defence – the Double Asteroid Redirection ...

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1 dead in high speed car crash on Yamuna Expressway


In a high speed accident on Yamuna Expressway 1 person lost his life. The accident that killed one person happened when the driver of the Swift Dzire tried to overtake a speeding Lamborghini, which abruptly swerved to its left hitting a Maruti Eeco car that was following the high-end vehicle. The impact was such that the Eeco car rolled over ...

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Compulsory retirement for Uttarakhand govt officials above 50 if they fail performance test


In a significant decision, the Uttarakhand government has decided to introduce compulsory retirement for all officials above the age of 50 if they fail an annual screening test meant to check their performance. According to the government order issued on Thursday, a screening committee would meet every year to ascertain the performance of employees above 50. The ones who fail ...

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Ashiana Annexe in Dehradun to be inaugurated by the President Pranab Mukherjee


The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the ‘Ashiana Annexe’ in Dehradun, Uttarakhand today (July 10, 2017). He will return back to Delhi the same day. The main restored and renovated building of ‘Ashiana’ was inaugurated by the President on September 27, 2016. The Annexe of the Presidential Retreat ‘Ashiana’ at Dehradun comprises of twelve low cost dwelling units ...

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