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Donald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to MarsDonald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars

The United States (US) President Donald Trump, on Friday, suggested NASA to stop focusing on Moon and shift their efforts on much bigger things including Mars. Sharing his views in a tweet, Donald Trump said that the Moon is a part of Mars; Twitter users started sharing their reactions from all over the world.

NASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020NASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020

From 2020, the NASA will be opening the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as it aims to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab, read a official statement.

Flightless bird reappears 1,36,000 years after its extinction
Flightless bird reappears 1,36,000 years after its extinction

Researchers from the United Kingdom’s Natural History Museum and the University of Portsmouth revealed how the bird has re-evolved from the same ancestral species on a group of four coral islands in the Indian Ocean. The findings have been published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society this week.

NASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani
NASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani

US space agency NASA on Thursday released some images showcasing the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst storms to hit India in two decades, over Odisha. With millions of people with no electricity, the state was covered under the dark layer visible from the skies.

India

G20 Summit: PM Narendra Modi discusses bullet train, Varanasi with Japan counterpartG20 Summit: PM Narendra Modi discusses bullet train, Varanasi with Japan counterpart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his G20 summit visit with a set of bilateral matters - including the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project and the Varanasi convention centre being built with Japanese cooperation-- with ‘old friend’ Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.

"You voted for Modi go bother him": Kumaraswamy's rant at protesters in a village"You voted for Modi go bother him": Kumaraswamy's rant at protesters in a village

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy lost his cool recently over a bunch of protesters in a village.

Unfair to call Jharkhand a hub of mob killing: PM Narendra Modi
Unfair to call Jharkhand a hub of mob killing: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed pain over the death of a 24-year-old man who was mercilessly thrashed by a mob in Jharkhand last week; but mentioned that it is not right to insult the state - which is ruled by the BJP - by calling it a "hub of lynching".

PM Narendra Modi slams Congress' arrogance, says "Did India lose in Wayanad?"
PM Narendra Modi slams Congress' arrogance, says "Did India lose in Wayanad?"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept his focus on slamming the Congress on the second day of Rajya Sabha, berating it over issues ranging from voting machines, Citizens' list in Assam and the passing of bills in Rajya Sabha. He also mocked the party over their victory and defeat in the elections.

World

Will go by 'national interest' on S-400 deal after Pompeo talks: S JaishankarWill go by 'national interest' on S-400 deal after Pompeo talks: S Jaishankar

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted to Washington having a different opinion with Delhi on issues like trade, but downplayed it by saying that "great friends are bound to have differences". He was addressing a joint press conference with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.

Donald Trump says impeachment will help him in re-electionDonald Trump says impeachment will help him in re-election

The US president Donald Trump in an interview said that he will have better chances of return in 2020 if the Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against him.

More direct flight from India to Indonesia soon
More direct flight from India to Indonesia soon

Indonesia's Deputy Minister for Tourism, Nia Niscaya said that there will be more direct flights from India to Indonesia from October in order to increase tourism.

New sexual assault allegations on Donald Trump
New sexual assault allegations on Donald Trump

A New York-based advice columnist has accused Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published on Friday by New York magazine.

Education

NEET PG Medical Counselling 2019: SC refuses to extend deadlineNEET PG Medical Counselling 2019: SC refuses to extend deadline

The Supreme Court has refused to extend the deadline for the counselling for filling up as many as 603 vacant seats in NEET PG Medical 2019 at various deemed universities and private colleges.

Narayana Academy claims 24 ranks in top 100 JEE (Advanced) RankingsNarayana Academy claims 24 ranks in top 100 JEE (Advanced) Rankings

The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, declared the results of JEE (Advanced) 2019 on June 14 in which Narayana Academy has emerged as a clear leader in the country securing Top 4 Ranks in the Top 10 (4, 5, 8 and 9 Ranks). In Top 100 Ranks, Narayana Academy secured 24 Ranks, thus establishing its position as India’s premier coaching institute.

AP Intermediate Supply Result 2019 declared @bieap.gov.in; How to check you score
AP Intermediate Supply Result 2019 declared @bieap.gov.in; How to check you score

The Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh (BIEAP) declared the AP Inter Supply Result 2019. The AP Inter Supply Result 2019 has been released on the exam convener BIEAP’s official website bieap.gov.in.

UPPRPB declared UP Police Constable Revised Result 2019 @uppbpb.gov.in; How to check your score
UPPRPB declared UP Police Constable Revised Result 2019 @uppbpb.gov.in; How to check your score

UP Police Constable Result 2019: The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPPRPB) has released the Revised Result for UP Police Constable Recruitment Exam 2013. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check their result on the official website of UPPRPB.i.e.uppbpb.gov.in.