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Moon acts as chemical factory to produce water, human colonies possible: NASA Moon acts as chemical factory to produce water, human colonies possible: NASA

NASA, the US-based space agency reveals that the lunar surface could act as a 'chemical factory' that produces the ingredients for water. Therefore, in future human colonies are possible on the Moon surface.

Big Ben asteroid is heading towards Earth, NASA warnsBig Ben asteroid is heading towards Earth, NASA warns

Life on the Earth is at risk as an asteroid the size of Big Ben is heading towards our planet, NASA warns. Dubbed as 2013 MD8, the space rock will make a ‘close approach’ to our planet tomorrow afternoon, at which point it will be travel at a staggering speed of 30,422 miles/hour.

Super snow moon on Feb 19: This full moon is biggest in 2019
Super snow moon on Feb 19: This full moon is biggest in 2019

After watching Super Blood Moon in January, sky watchers are all set for another stunning sight tonight as a Super Snow Moon. Dubbed as Hunger Moon, it will be February's full moon which is going to be the biggest Super Moon of the year. Today, the Moon will be just 356,846 km away from the Earth, in contrast, this year's farthest full moon on September 14, 2019 will be at 406,248 km away from our planet. This February full moon is important after a Black Moon in February last year.

First Israeli Spacecraft, to launch Moon mission this week
First Israeli Spacecraft, to launch Moon mission this week

Israel is all set to launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organisers said Monday.

India

Pulwama attack: Govt removes security of Hurriyat leaders, politicians in J&KPulwama attack: Govt removes security of Hurriyat leaders, politicians in J&K

The recent Pulwama terror attack has compelled government of India to take strict action against those people who can be connected with terrorism. In a major step today, Jammu and Kashmir Govt has decided to withdraw the security of 18 Hurriyat leaders in the state.

Saudi Arabia vows to back India in fight against terrorismSaudi Arabia vows to back India in fight against terrorism

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday agreed to back India in fight against terrorism, also blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar. The decision comes a day after France decided to move a resolution against JeM chief Masood Azhar at the United Nations to list him as 'global terrorist'.

Lok Sabha election 2019: PM Narendra Modi cancels Amethi visit
Lok Sabha election 2019: PM Narendra Modi cancels Amethi visit

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Amethi on February 27 has been cancelled, officials said on February 20.

TRAI DTH New Best Fit Plan: Everything you need to know
TRAI DTH New Best Fit Plan: Everything you need to know

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has announced new guidelines for DTH service operators which have been implemented from 1st February 2019. However, not all the DTH subscribers are thorough with the new guidelines of TRAI and people are constantly complaining about the new rules on social media. Even, some of the subscribers’ complaint that the new rule of TRAI has increased the bill of entertainment pack.

World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to make closing arguments todayKulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to make closing arguments today

Pakistan will be making their closing arguments in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday, defending their decision of death term for Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India urges CJI to annul Pakistan's decisionKulbhushan Jadhav case: India urges CJI to annul Pakistan's decision

India urged to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday to annul Pakistan court's decision and direct them for a fair trial in the matter.

Donald Trump calls Pulwama attack 'horrible', asks Pakistan to 'fully cooperate'
Donald Trump calls Pulwama attack 'horrible', asks Pakistan to 'fully cooperate'

US President Donald Trump termed the deadly Pulwama attack by Jaish e Mohammad terrorist group as 'horrible'. At least 40 CRPF personnel were martyred in the attack.

Pulwama Attack: Imran Khan promises action, backed with a warning to India
Pulwama Attack: Imran Khan promises action, backed with a warning to India

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reacted to deadly terrorist attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama and claimed that his country has no role in the terrorist activity.

Education

Global Teacher Prize 2019: Indian teacher Swaroop Rawal selected among 10 finalistsGlobal Teacher Prize 2019: Indian teacher Swaroop Rawal selected among 10 finalists

Indian actor and teacher Swaroop Rawal has been selected among the top 10 finalists of the USD one million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019. She has been chosen for her use of unique teaching methods to reach out to children across different segments of society in India.

CBSE board exam 2019: Last minute preparation tips for class 10th studentsCBSE board exam 2019: Last minute preparation tips for class 10th students

The exam season is on and there is a tensed feeling everywhere. The exams organized by State board and Central board will determine the career of a student. Therefore, it is natural to feel anxious and nervous about the exams.

JKBOSE Class 12th Board Exam postponed for Kashmir division due to curfew
JKBOSE Class 12th Board Exam postponed for Kashmir division due to curfew

JKBOSE class 12 exams postponed: Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education(JKBOSE) has postponed JKBOSE Class 12th Board Exam scheduled to be held on February 23 and 26, 2019.

JEE Main 2019: NTA may reject your application, know why
JEE Main 2019: NTA may reject your application, know why

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a new notice for Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) Main aspirants. According to the circular, the agency may cancel applications of candidates in case of multiple filling. In its official release, NTA said, “It has come to the notice that some aspiring candidates of JEE (Main) April 2019 exam are filling up online application multiple times.”