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  • NASA's Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge
    SpaceNASA's Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

    After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves on to new sights on the Red Planet "Curiosity rover has taken its last selfie on the Vera Rubin Ridge and descended toward a clay region of Mount Sharp. The twisting ridge on Mars has been the rover's home for more than a year, providing scientists with new samples and new questions to puzzle over," NASA said in a statement on Monday.

    8 months ago
  • NASA's FOXSI mission to search sun with X-ray vision
    SourcesNASA's FOXSI mission to search sun with X-ray vision

    NASA's Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager, or FOXSI -- a sounding rocket mission -- is soon set to stare directly at the Sun and search for nanoflares -- miniature explosions invisible to the naked eye -- using its X-ray vision, the US space agency said.

    1 year ago
  • Modi to unveil book on Naidu's 1 year as Vice President
    SourcesModi to unveil book on Naidu's 1 year as Vice President

    Marking the completion of one year of M. Venkaiah Naidu as Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, a book will be launched that details his mission of engagement on key issues with various stakeholders across the country and it's alignment with the mission of a new India in the making.

    1 year ago
  • Denial of entry to 2 AAP MLAs; Canada asked to respond
    SourcesDenial of entry to 2 AAP MLAs; Canada asked to respond

    India has sought a response from the Canadian government why two AAP MLAs in Punjab were denied entry to Canada at the Ottawa airport.

    1 year ago
  • Indian spaceflight's duration not yet decided: ISRO chief
    SourcesIndian spaceflight's duration not yet decided: ISRO chief

    The duration of India's proposed maiden manned space mission in 2021-2022 and the number of astronauts who will be on board are yet to be decided, an ISRO official said on Wednesday.

    1 year ago
  • 8-nation SCO joint military exercise concludes in Russia
    Sources8-nation SCO joint military exercise concludes in Russia

    The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Peace Mission Exercise focused on anti-terror operations culminated on Wednesday after days of joint training amongst multinational forces of eight SCO nations.

    1 year ago
  • India's first manned space mission to send 3 persons (Lead)
    SourcesIndia's first manned space mission to send 3 persons (Lead)

    India's first manned space flight - Gaganyaan - is expected to send three persons, including a woman, into the space for seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km.

    1 year ago
  • India's first manned space mission to send 3 persons
    SourcesIndia's first manned space mission to send 3 persons

    India's first manned space flight - Gaganyaan - is expected to send three persons into the space for seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km.

    1 year ago
  • UN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes
    SourcesUN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes

    Tripoli, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) The UN Support Mission in Libya has called on warring armed groups in the south of the capital to "immediately cease all military action" and end the intensifying clashes that have claimed at least four lives in recent days. "UNSMIL is following the clashes in and around Tripoli with grave concern and calls on all parties to immediately cease all military action," the Mission said in a statement. The UN Mission said it was "concerned" by the use of indiscriminate fire and heavy weapons in densely populated residential areas of Tripoli that put civilian lives at risk. "UNSMIL reminds all parties of their duty to protect civilians, in accordance with international humanitarian and human rights law," said the statement.

    1 year ago
  • Myanmar generals must be prosecuted for genocide: UN report
    SourcesMyanmar generals must be prosecuted for genocide: UN report

    Top military leaders in Myanmar, including the commander-in-chief, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas, according to a UN report released on Monday.

    1 year ago