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 2018-01-17 06:32 

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Isro releases first image taken by Cartosat-2 satellite...

Cartosat-2 Series satellite was successfully launched onboard PSLV-C40 rocket on 12 January by Isro from its spaceport at Sriharikota...

 2018-01-16 20:12 

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This year's corporate space race: Getting ready for astronauts, then tourists...

Boeing and SpaceX have a busy year proving they can replace Nasa's defunct shuttle programme...

 2018-01-16 12:37 

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Gene linked to blood sugar, diabetes identified: scientists...

In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a new gene thought to be vital in the regulation of insulin that may pave way for treatment of diabetes...

 2018-01-16 10:27 

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US fastest spy plane could be back at speeds of Mach 6...

Lockheed Martin officials have said the hypersonic SR-72—dubbed the "Son of Blackbird" by one trade journal—could fly by 2030...

 2018-01-16 09:32 

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Isro can deliver better with more resources, says Kiran Kumar...

Former Isro chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar says the space agency can do things at a much faster pace if given more resources...

 2018-01-15 07:30 

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Nasa telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula...

Nasa's three-minute movie, which shows the Orion Nebula in both visible and infrared light, helps audiences explore fundamental questions about the universe...

 2018-01-15 05:05 

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Google venture arm backs UK universal flu vaccine company...

Vaccitech said the cash would help fund its vaccine through a two-year clinical trial involving more than 2,000 patients and expand other projects...

 2018-01-14 08:18 

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Farthest known galaxy in the universe discovered: Nasa...

Nasa scientists have spotted the farthest known galaxy in the universe, a primitive cluster of stars just 500 million years old...

 2018-01-13 12:54 

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Steep slopes on Mars reveal structure of buried ice: Nasa...

The exposed deposit of water ice on Mars is more than 100 meters thick, according to Nasa...

 2018-01-12 10:33 

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Chandrayaan-2, country's second mission to Moon, is on schedule: ISRO...

The ISRO has said that Chandrayaan-2, the countrys second mission to the moon, is on schedule and flight models are going through various tests...

 2018-01-12 08:48 

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Black holes: Gravity is the key...

Astronomers are now using X-rays to study black holes that stay hidden behind clouds of gas and dust...

 2018-01-12 06:36 

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Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found...

Scientists have unearthed fossils of a two-legged, turkey-sized, plant-eating dinosaur apparently swept away in a large, powerful ancient river in Australia...

 2018-01-12 06:23 

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SpaceX customer blames Northrop Grumman for missing satellite...

SpaceX customer says Northrop Grumman, the launch contractor, deserves the blame for the satellite loss, which is presumed to have crashed into the ocean in the secretive mission code-named Zuma...

 2018-01-12 04:58 

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Isro launches 100th satellite, successfully places Cartosat-2 into the orbit...

Isro said Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -C40 has successfully placed Cartosat-2 series satellite into sun synchronous orbit...

 2018-01-12 03:10 

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Who is K. Sivan?...

K Sivan, the new ISRO chief, has contributed to multiple programmes including the development of PSLV called the workhorse of ISROand contributed towards mission planning, mission design, mission integration and analysis...

 2018-01-11 22:01 

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Residential biomass burning deadliest source of air pollution, reveals study...

Of the total 1.1 million deaths related to air pollution in 2015, the highest number was due to residential biomass fuel burning, study says...

 2018-01-11 16:17 

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New space telescope to explore nearby stars...

The spacecraft, known as the Star-Planet Activity Research CubeSat, or SPARCS, is a new NASA-funded space telescope and will be launched in 2021...

 2018-01-11 06:48 

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Isro's 100th satellite: Countdown begins for launch of 'Cartosat-2' series...

Isro will launch the weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 other satellites at 9.28 am on Friday using its trusted PSLV-C40 rocket...

 2018-01-11 06:28 

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US lawmakers look into SpaceX launch that ended with lost satellite...

US lawmakers say they will receive classified briefings on a secret government satellite that apparently crashed into the sea after it was launched by Elon Musks SpaceX...

 2018-01-10 18:28 

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Cases of rubella infection passed on from pregnant woman to foetus on the rise in India, data shows...

Congenital rubella syndrome can cause cataract, deafness, heart defects and mental retardation in newborn babies...

 2018-01-09 05:18 

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SpaceX-launched satellite isn't seen in orbit, Pentagon says...

A US official and two congressional aides, all familiar with the launch, said on condition of anonymity that the second-stage of SpaceXs Falcon 9 booster rocket failed...

 2018-01-09 05:04 

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India's fastest supercomputer established at IITM Pune...

Named Pratyush, the supercomputer has been established at IITM Pune and will be a national facility for improving weather and climate forecasts...

 2018-01-08 06:38 

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SpaceX successfully launches Zuma mission for US government...

Elon Musks SpaceX launches its Zuma mission for US government from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a Falcon 9 rocket...

 2018-01-06 10:20 

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Chemical ban helping ozone hole recover: Nasa...

The Antarctic ozone hole should continue to recover gradually as CFCs leave the atmosphere, but complete recovery will take decades...

 2018-01-05 11:18 

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Isro carrying out studies in disaster management, monitoring haze...

The Isro is carrying out studies in disaster management and monitoring of rice crop, global rainfall, fire hotspot and haze, says union minister Jitendra Singh...

 2018-01-05 08:21 

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Oceans losing oxygen, can damage marine life: study...

As Earth is warming up, the ocean is losing its breath and can cause serious damage to marine life, affect livelihoods of millions and trigger release of dangerous greenhouse gases, says study...

 2018-01-05 06:11 

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Window for saving world's coral reefs rapidly closing, says study...

Theres a dramatic shortening of the gap between pairs of coral bleaching events, threatening the future existence of these iconic ecosystems, says Science journal study...

 2018-01-04 13:59 

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Virus could be used to treat brain tumours...

A virus injected directly into the bloodstream can reach cancer tumours deep inside the brain and switch on the bodys own defence system to attack them, say Leeds University scientists...

 2018-01-03 15:32 

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China to build $2 billion AI research park...
 2018-01-03 09:00 

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App Radar: Latest apps and games for Android and iOS...

The latest crop of apps include a free VPN app, a light version of Ola and a lockscreen app for Android by Microsoft...

 2018-01-01 07:48 

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Four 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets discovered...

Using telescopes of Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network-South (HATSouth) Exoplanet Survey, scientists observe four G-type dwarf stars known as HATS-50, HATS-51, HATS-52 and HATS-53...

 2018-01-01 06:56 

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Hyundai sales up 10% in December at 62,899 units...

Hyundai Motor India posted domestic sales of 527,320 units for the calendar year 2017, up 5.4% from 500,539 units in 2016...

 2018-01-01 06:47 

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Forced insolvencies to help Punjab National Bank avoid huge haircuts...

The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to resolve bad loans at 40 of the biggest defaulters within a year...

 2018-01-01 04:12 

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Trai recommendations on ease of doing business in broadcast sector by January-end...

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India plans to issue recommendations on ease of doing business by the end of this month, says Trai chairman R.S. Sharma...

 2017-12-31 19:24 

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Indian Oil looks to supply LPG to northeastern states via Bangladesh...

Indian Oil is planning to export LPG to Bangladesh in an effort cut the companys freight cost and help in integrating India and Bangladesh energy markets...

 2017-12-31 19:23 

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Lack of charging infrastructure delays India's first electric vehicle procurement plan...

EESL, the nodal agency for procuring electric vehicles, said that deliveries will be received once Exicom Tele-Systems, the company that has won the tender for battery charging infrastructure starts building them...

 2017-12-31 19:22 

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ATM operators demand an increase in inter-bank charges...

The demand for raising the rate is being led by private sector banks...

 2017-12-31 19:19 

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Honda wary of electric tech, emission norms...

Two-wheeler firm Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India says it does not have the technology for electric two-wheelers...

 2017-12-31 15:58 

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Can the Indian banking sector be revived in 2018?...

Things seem likely to get worse for Indian banks before they get better in the new year...

 2017-12-29 10:47 

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Year-End Special: Retro tech is new again...

As innovators look to create newer and more sophisticated gadgets, they sometimes take inspiration from the past. Heres a look at some devices from 2017 that changed the way nostalgia sells...

 2017-12-28 12:30 

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The year according to Mint Lounge...

We round up the best of 2017, from books to movies, tech to sports...

 2017-12-28 09:49 

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Why HQ Trivia is rocking the charts...

HQ Trivia is the first-if-its-kind quiz game which is streamed live on the smartphone and offers real money as prize...

 2017-12-28 09:39 

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Best photo and video apps of 2017...

Third-party photo and video apps offer more features than default camera apps. Here are some top apps from the year gone by...

 2017-12-26 07:42 

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How our solar system formed in bubbles around massive star...

The general prevailing theory is that our solar system formed billions of years ago near a supernova...

 2017-12-26 07:32 

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First-ever hybrid bird species from the Amazon discovered...

Through a series of genetic and other tests researchers found that the golden-crowned manakinfirst discovered in Brazil in 1957 but not seen again until 2002is in fact a hybrid species...

 2017-12-25 16:22 

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Mars absorbed water like a sponge: Study...

The basalt rocks on Mars can hold 25% more water than those on Earth, and as a result absorbed water from the Martian surface into its interior, says Oxford University scientists...

 2017-12-25 15:42 

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Mobile phone radiation harmful for a cockroach's health: Study...

Exposure of adult male cockroaches to 'electromagnetic radiation of mobile phones resulted in sharp changes in the various enzyme systems of body fat and haematological profile', says a study by University College, Thiruvananthapuram...

 2017-12-25 07:44 

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Hubble spots 'holiday ornament in space': Nasa...

Nasa scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope spot what looks like a colourful holiday ornament in spacea planetary nebula with glowing wisps of outpouring gas...

 2017-12-23 06:48 

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SpaceX rocket lights up sky as it carries satellites from California...

A reused SpaceX rocket carrying 10 satellites for Iridium Communications created a shining, billowing contrail that was widely seen throughout Southern California and as far away as Phoenix...

 2017-12-22 07:05 

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Meet the humanoids...

An Audrey Hepburn lookalike and a robot that can do backflipstwo humanoids that are changing the way we look at robots...

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