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Astronauts bake first cookies in space in three hoursAstronauts bake first cookies in space in three hours

The International Space Station (ISS) are believed to have baked the first ever cookies in the space, but the cooking time is much higher than what it is on the Earth.

K4 ballistic missile successfully test fired off Andhra coast second time in five daysK4 ballistic missile successfully test fired off Andhra coast second time in five days

India has successfully test-fired its K-4 ballistic missile off the coast of Visakhapatnam for the second time in five days, seen as a major milestone to augment India's naval prowess.

ISRO communication satellite GSAT 30 launched successfully
ISRO communication satellite GSAT 30 launched successfully

India's high-power communication satellite GSAT 30 has been launched successfully onboard Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Friday, said ISRO. With the satellite, India will be able to get high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services.

NASA observers discover Earth like habitable planet
NASA observers discover Earth like habitable planet

A NASA satellite has located an Earth-sized habitable world within its star's; it is likely that the planet might be having water on it.

India

Delhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal demands double punishment for culprits from his partyDelhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal demands double punishment for culprits from his party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday responded over allegations that one of the Aam Aadmi Party leader was involved in the killing of Intelligence Bureau official whose body was found in the drain.

Delhi woman choked to death after protesters set her house on fireDelhi woman choked to death after protesters set her house on fire

An 85-year-old woman is among the unfortunate people who were killed in the violent protests in north east Delhi over CAA since Sunday.

Court orders Centre to update action taken against hate speeches
Court orders Centre to update action taken against hate speeches

The Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre a month's time to file its report on what actions have been taken against the hate speeches by the several political leaders that ignited violence in the national capital.

Delhi High Court judge who criticized Delhi Police over violence transferred
Delhi High Court judge who criticized Delhi Police over violence transferred

The Delhi High Court judge Justice S Muralidhar was seen grilling the Centre, the state government and the Delhi Police over the violence in the northeast region of the national capital. And now, the reports have come that he has been transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Official sources call it a routine transfer recommended by a Supreme Court panel two weeks ago.

World

China sends Army to Pakistan: 100,000 ducks to fight locust swarmsChina sends Army to Pakistan: 100,000 ducks to fight locust swarms

100,000 ducks are to be sent to Pakistan as early as the second half of this year to combat a desert locust outbreak, according to Lu Lizhi, a senior researcher with the Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Coronavirus: 119 Indians from quarantined ship in Japan land in DelhiCoronavirus: 119 Indians from quarantined ship in Japan land in Delhi

Around 119 Indians were brought back to India from the quarantined ship in Japan after they were tested negative to the coronavirus. Five people from Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa and Peru were also brought back in Indian plane.

Ivanka Trump thanks India after two-day visit, check her post
Ivanka Trump thanks India after two-day visit, check her post

38-year-old Ivanka Trump greeted her 6 million online followers glimpses from the trip throughout her stay. In her recent post, she thanked India with a breathtaking image of her in front of the iconic Taj Mahal.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indians on Diamond Princess to be brought back
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indians on Diamond Princess to be brought back

A total of 122 Indians who have been tested negative for coronavirus on the luxury cruise liner Diamond Princess off Japan coast will be brought back to India on Wednesday. They will be put into another quarantine facility for two weeks in Delhi.

Education

CBSE postpones Class 10, Class 12 Board Exams on Feb 26 in North East DelhiCBSE postpones Class 10, Class 12 Board Exams on Feb 26 in North East Delhi

Amid reports of deadly violence in many parts of Northeast Delhi, Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday announced that the private and government schools in the area will remain closed on Wednesday. He also stated that he has requested the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to postpone Wednesday’s board exams to some other day.

CTET July 2020: Deadline for online application extended to March 2CTET July 2020: Deadline for online application extended to March 2

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the last date of online application to March 2 for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2020. Those who want to apply for it must do it right now on the official website - ctet.nic.in - as the earlier last date was February 24.

UPSC CISF (AC) LDCE 2020 admit cards released on official website
UPSC CISF (AC) LDCE 2020 admit cards released on official website

UPSC CISF (AC) LDCE 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (CISF) on Wednesday released admit cards for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Assistant Commandants (Executive) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) 2020. Candidates who had applied for the same can download their admit cards from the official UPSC website - upsc.gov.in.

China to have online classes for students amid coronavirus outbreak
China to have online classes for students amid coronavirus outbreak

China is currently battling with one of the deadly virus infections Coronavirus these days and in a measure to ensure safety of its citizens by minimizing their contact, the authorities have announced online classes for the Chinese students.