Month: December 2022

Isro lines up big-ticket Sun, Chandrayaan-3, Gaganyaan missions for launch in 2023 | India News

NEW DELHI: In 2023, Isro will launch big-ticket interplanetary missions like Aditya L1 Sun and Chandrayaan-3, besides the first uncrewed Gaganyaaan mission. The space agency also has plans to conduct the first runway landing experiment of the reusable launch vehicle early next year from the aeronautical test range in Karnataka’s Chitradurga.The year 2022 was equally …

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Undone by war, this Russia-Ukraine love story seeks ‘moksha’ in Varanasi | Varanasi News

VARANASI: War destroys lives in unimaginable ways. Kostiantyn Beliaiev, a 50-year-old Ukrainian living in Haridwar, knew it the hard way. Depressed over losing many family members in the Russia-Ukraine war, Beliaiev, who had embraced sanatan dharm and assumed the name of ‘Kripa Baba’ after getting associated with an ashram in Haridwar, had ended his life …

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Pele: The first-ever global sports hero | Football News

Salve Jorge, a popular restaurant in Historico Centro district in Brazil’s Sao Paulo, pays homage to the famous ‘Georges’ from across the world. Literally meaning ‘Hail George’, the colonial-styled watering hole displays rows of framed illustrations of well-known namesakes – the saint, Shaw, Harrison, even George of the Jungle — across its many walls and …

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Coast Guard gets 10 multicopter drones to boost surveillance | India News

NEW DELHI: The Coast Guard has inked its first contract for indigenous multicopter drones, which are capable of being launched from patrol vessels for day and night operations, towards boosting maritime surveillance and interdiction capabilities.The multirotor drones, with VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) capabilities, will play “a significant role” in the Coast Guard’s reach during …

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Pele, the ‘black pearl’ who charmed the world, no more | Football News

Pele, the magical Brazilian soccer star who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died at 82 in Sao Paulo on Thursday. He had been in and out of hospital in recent months after a tumor was found on his colon.Pele, whose given name was Edson …

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CBSE Class X, XII exams to start from February 15, 2023

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday released the Class X, XII final exam datesheet for 2023.The CBSE Class X, XII board exams will be conducted between February 15 to April 5, 2023.Releasing the date sheet, the board said sufficient gap has been given between two subjects, and other factors such …

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India vs Sri Lanka: Hardik Pandya in lead role as India press reset button | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: For the second time in 12 months, selectors and Team India management have pressed the reset button. On Tuesday night, the selectors announced a T20I team and an ODI team to play a home series against Sri Lanka from next week, which indicates that they are looking at a future beyond established names …

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Social media companies 100% compliant on govt’s content block requests | India News

NEW DELHI: There has been a “100% compliance” with content blocking requests made by the state under Section 69A of the IT Act, marking perhaps the first instance of top social media giants such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google falling in line with the government’s demands.Notwithstanding a few pending cases in courts filed …

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