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China's artificial sun may develop clean energy. It's amazingly hotChina's artificial sun may develop clean energy. It's amazingly hot

While China is known for designing artificial celestial bodies, its new artificial sun has become the talk of global town. It’s been a few weeks that we learnt that experts in the country was making a fake moon, now we came to know that it’s an earth-based sun simulator which is producing temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius.

ISRO: India operationalises heavy rocket by launching communication satellite GSAT-29ISRO: India operationalises heavy rocket by launching communication satellite GSAT-29

India successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29 on Wednesday with its heaviest rocket -- Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) -- in a copybook style.

ISRO's GSAT-29 satellite launches successfully: All you need to know
ISRO's GSAT-29 satellite launches successfully: All you need to know

ISRO has successfully launched its GSAT-29 communication satellite into space on Wednesday, 14 November, at 5:08 pm. The satellite that is being carried by Indian Space Research Organisation aims at solving the communication barriers faced by Village Resource Centres (VRCs), which are responsible for providing space-based services to ISRO from rural areas.

NASA attempts to send human on Mars within 25 years
NASA attempts to send human on Mars within 25 years

While life-threatening radiations are major concern for scientists, astronauts thinks that they can step in Mars, NASA experts said Tuesday. The US space organization believes that humans can reach the Red Planet within 25 years, but the technological and medical hurdles are huge.

Lifestyle

Govt to bear expenses of 7 out of 14 weeks extended maternity leaveGovt to bear expenses of 7 out of 14 weeks extended maternity leave

The much-hyped Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 is in news, once again. According to the act, a woman is allowed a 26-week paid leave after childbirth, but unfortunately it led fewer women getting hired. After the Act was passed, a poll by LocalCircles had 11% businesses saying that they hired only male employees while another 46% said they hired mostly male and a few female employees.

As India fails to clean up its air, China is winning war on pollutionAs India fails to clean up its air, China is winning war on pollution

While New Delhi and other Indian cities choke amid worsening air conditions and half-hearted government measures, neighbouring China -- the world's largest polluter -- is slowly winning its war against pollution.

Experts tips for running during winters
Experts tips for running during winters

Outdoor jogging, exercising or running during winter needs great care and attention. Though the chiller part of the year is a highly beneficial for your health, yet you should take some precautions in order to ensure that you don’t put yourself in harm’s way.

World Pneumonia Day 2018: Here's why India needs Pneumonia vaccine campaign
World Pneumonia Day 2018: Here's why India needs Pneumonia vaccine campaign

It's World Pneumonia Day today! Yes, every year on November 12, the day is observed to awareness about pneumonia, following, protection, prevention and treatment of this deadly disease. This year, the theme of this important day is "“Stop Pneumonia: Invest in Child Health”.

India

Assembly Election 2018: No Muslim among 162 BJP candidates in Rajasthan: Is party back to Hindutva?Assembly Election 2018: No Muslim among 162 BJP candidates in Rajasthan: Is party back to Hindutva?

Of the 162 BJP candidates, announced so far in two instalments for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly polling for which is due on December 7, one absence the observers have marked is of any Muslim candidate, strengthening the perception that the party is playing the Hindutva card.

Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast on FridayCyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast on Friday

Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday between 12.30 a.m. and 2.30 a.m. between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Cyclone Gaja: Anna University postpones today's examination
Cyclone Gaja: Anna University postpones today's examination

Anna University has joined the list of institutions which postponed its examinations scheduled for today in the wake of cyclone Gaja.

Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt declares holiday for schools and colleges
Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt declares holiday for schools and colleges

The Tamil Nadu government has announced that all schools and colleges in six districts should remain close on November 15 due to cyclone 'Gaja'. It is likely that there may be landfall said RB Udhayakumar, Revenue Minister, here on Wednesday.

World

Trump picks handbag designer for South Africa envoy postTrump picks handbag designer for South Africa envoy post

US President Donald Trump has nominated a handbag designer to be the next American ambassador to South Africa.

Donald Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporterDonald Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter

President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday that it has "broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists" as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN over the revocation of its reporter Jim Acosta's press pass.

London: Baby delivered after pregnant mother killed in crossbow attack
London: Baby delivered after pregnant mother killed in crossbow attack

British doctors said on Wednesday that they have saved the life of an unborn baby after his mother was shot dead with a crossbow in her east London home.

Donald Trump calls Indians 'best' trade negotiators
Donald Trump calls Indians 'best' trade negotiators

Celebrating Diwali at the White House, the United States of America President Donald Trump called Indians 'best' trade negotiators.

Education

ABVP suspends DUSU head Ankiv Baisoya's; CYSS calls it conspiracyABVP suspends DUSU head Ankiv Baisoya's; CYSS calls it conspiracy

The AAP students' wing Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) on Thursday alleged that the ABVP already knew about Ankiv Baisoya's fake degree and that his suspension was a "planned conspiracy".

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Download pre-exam training call letter from ibps.inIBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Download pre-exam training call letter from ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the pre-examination training call letter for Clerk Prelims exam 2019. Aspirants who are willing to appear in the exam may download their respective admit cards from the official site of IBPS at ibps.in. The admit cards are available from November 14, 2018 till December 01, 2018.

AIIMS MBBS 2019 two stage registration process: Here's how to apply
AIIMS MBBS 2019 two stage registration process: Here's how to apply

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has introduced two-stage online registration for candidates who want to appear for MBBS entrance exam 2019. From next year, there will a basic registration and a final one.

ANTHE results 2018: Class 8, 9 results at aakash.ac.in on Nov 13
ANTHE results 2018: Class 8, 9 results at aakash.ac.in on Nov 13

The much-awaited results of Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE) for Classes and 8 and 9 will be announced in November 13. The scholarship exam was held on October 28 countrywide across 23 states/union territories.