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NASA satellite ICESat-2 maps Antarctica ice sheets, sea ice, forestsNASA satellite ICESat-2 maps Antarctica ice sheets, sea ice, forests

NASA's satellite to track Earth's melting ice has revealed accurate first maps of Antarctica such that it can measure sea ice height to within an inch, the US sapace agency has said.

41 years after launch, Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space: NASA41 years after launch, Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space: NASA

NASA's Voyager 2 creates history by becoming the second human-made object to reach the edge of our solar system. The spacecraft exited the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun, confirms US space agency, NASA.

NASA find water locked inside asteroid Bennu: Details inside
NASA find water locked inside asteroid Bennu: Details inside

NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission confirms that there is water locked inside the asteroid Bennu. The mission was launched in September 2016 to collect sample from the asteroid, which is a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system.

Water found on asteroid Bennu: Nasa
Water found on asteroid Bennu: Nasa

NASA's first spacecraft sent to collect sample from an asteroid has found water locked inside asteroid Bennu -- a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system.

Lifestyle

Here's why we pierce our ears: Reason revealedHere's why we pierce our ears: Reason revealed

Ear piercing is an action which date back to times immemorial. Besides, it defines the style statement of an individual. A study reveals a statistics that between 80 and 90 percent of women in America have their ear pierced and men joins the same number. Well, in India, small population of men prefer ear piercing as compared to highest percentage of ear pierced women. But, one question comes in the mind, why do we pierce our ears?

Mukesh Ambani's home Antilia decked like bride on Isha's weddingMukesh Ambani's home Antilia decked like bride on Isha's wedding

Here's about the wedding preparation of Isha Ambani, the daughter of India's richest industrialist, Mukesh Ambani. The wedding will take place in a few hours from now. Both Isha and her groom-to-be seem excited along with the family members. Recently, the doting father had thrown an extravagant pre-wedding ceremony in Udaipur, which was attended by who’s who of Bollywood. Now, the Ambani residence Antilia has been decked just like a bride and it's looking fabulous even from farthest point of the city.

Christmas fashion 2018: What to buy this season
Christmas fashion 2018: What to buy this season

December can be dubbed as 'jingle bell' month and its winter month, of course. So, how about revamping our fashion wardrobe? If you have prepared your list this Christmas and you must note down, what's in this season. If not, then we've rounded up a selection of clothes and accessories that will instantly transform your look from boring to chic.

Isha Amani, Anand Pirmal wedding to cost $100 million
Isha Amani, Anand Pirmal wedding to cost $100 million

India is all set for one of the costliest weddings ever in the world. On December 12, Isha, daughter of Asia's richest man Anil Ambani, will tie knot with Anand, son of billionaire Ajay Primal.India is all set for one of the costliest weddings ever in the world. On December 12, Isha, daughter of Asia's richest man Anil Ambani, will tie knot with Anand, son of billionaire Ajay Primal.

India

Indian Railways sanction Rs 3,700 crore for set up CCTVIndian Railways sanction Rs 3,700 crore for set up CCTV

The government on Wednesday said the railways had sanctioned Rs 3,771 crore to set up CCTV cameras at railways stations and train coaches to enhance safety and security of passengers.

Assembly Election Results 2018: KCR to take oath as Telangana CM on ThursdayAssembly Election Results 2018: KCR to take oath as Telangana CM on Thursday

K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who led the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to a massive win in the Telangana Assembly elections, will take oath as the Chief Minister of India's youngest state for a second consecutive term on Thursday.

Assembly Election Results 2018: BSP to support Congress in Rajasthan
Assembly Election Results 2018: BSP to support Congress in Rajasthan

The six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan on Wednesday decided to extend their legislative support to the Congress after BSP chief Mayawati announced that her party shall prop up a Congress government.

Navjot Singh Sidhu meets CM Amarinder Singh, downplays differences
Navjot Singh Sidhu meets CM Amarinder Singh, downplays differences

Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday met Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here and tried to downplay the reported differences between them.

World

France Strasbourg shooting: Death toll rises to 4France Strasbourg shooting: Death toll rises to 4

The death toll of the shooting near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening has risen to four, several were wounded, media reported.

Thailand to hold elections on February 24, first time since 2011Thailand to hold elections on February 24, first time since 2011

Thailand's ruling military junta on Tuesday approved lifting of the ban on political activities it had imposed after taking power in a coup in 2014, clearing the way for an election to be held on February 24 next year.

London Courts allows Vijay Mallya extradition to India
London Courts allows Vijay Mallya extradition to India

A court in the United Kingdom ruled that fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya will be extradited to India to face fraud charges against him.

'Yellow vest' protest in France against Emmanuel Macron: 1,385 protesters arrested
'Yellow vest' protest in France against Emmanuel Macron: 1,385 protesters arrested

At least 1,385 protesters were arrested across France during the fourth weekend of "gilets jaunes" or the "yellow vest" demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron.

Education

VBU exam results 2018 declared at vbu.ac.in: Check online hereVBU exam results 2018 declared at vbu.ac.in: Check online here

Vinoba Bhave University (VBU), Hazaribag has declared the results for Arts Core semester four for batch 2016-19. The exams were conducted in September 201. The results were announced on Twitter on December 11, 2018 and have been declared on the official website today.

Defence Ministry announces student competition for Aero India 2019: Details insideDefence Ministry announces student competition for Aero India 2019: Details inside

India's Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Civil Aviation have announced a competition for students to be exhibited on the upcoming Aero India 2019. The competition is to exhibit products / concepts / innovative ideas on aerospace technologies. The event will be held from February 20 to February 24, 2019. And, this is the first time that 'Student Pavilion' will be put up at the Aero India to showcase projects by students on aerospace related activities.

IGNOU B.Ed, OPENMAT admit card released at ignou.ac.in: Steps to download
IGNOU B.Ed, OPENMAT admit card released at ignou.ac.in: Steps to download

Candidates who are going to appear for the IGNOU B.Ed, OPENMAT 2018 may download their admit card through the official website of IGNOU. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the admit card of the ‘OPENMAT-XLIV’, B.Ed entrance examinations. Aspirants are advised to check details in their admit card/hall ticket to avoid last minute hassle.

Andhra Pradesh SSC exams 2019 date sheet announced at bseap.org, check syllabus here
Andhra Pradesh SSC exams 2019 date sheet announced at bseap.org, check syllabus here

The Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education has announced the date sheet of class 10. The exam timetable has been released at bseap.org. As per announcement, the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) public exams will begin from March 18 and conclude on April 2, 2019.