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NASA planet hunting probe shares first image

NASA planet hunting probe shares first image

NASAs latest planet hunting probe has beamed back its first science image, which captures a wealth of stars and other cosmic objects in the
19 Sep 2018, 03:31 AM IST
Martian dust storm clearing over Opportunity rover: NASA

Martian dust storm clearing over Opportunity rover: NASA

A global dust storm that enshrouded Mars halting operations for NASAs Opportunity rover continues to abate, raising scientists hopes to he
18 Sep 2018, 09:25 AM IST
NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that a
11 Sep 2018, 11:47 PM IST
AI robots could develop prejudice on their own

AI robots could develop prejudice on their own

Artificially intelligent machines could demonstrate prejudice by simply identifying, copying and learning this behaviour from one another, a
07 Sep 2018, 11:49 PM IST
Towering hexagonal vortex spotted on Saturn

Towering hexagonal vortex spotted on Saturn

Scientists have discovered a unique hexagonal vortex on Saturns North Pole a towering atmospheric structure of whirling fluids that spans h
07 Sep 2018, 12:30 AM IST

Fixed dose drug combinations

31 Jul 2018, 12:20 AM IST

National Mission for Manuscripts

29 Jul 2018, 11:23 PM IST

Coal-Based Methanol

29 Jul 2018, 04:11 AM IST

What's a GMO

28 Jul 2018, 04:03 AM IST

Privilege motion

26 Jul 2018, 03:44 AM IST

National Health Mission

25 Jul 2018, 02:53 AM IST

Anganwadis

24 Jul 2018, 03:31 AM IST

Appointment of apex court judges

22 Jul 2018, 02:30 AM IST

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Status of Lokpal

Lokpal has jurisdiction over all Members of Parliament and central government employees in cases of corruption Lokayuktas are similar to the Lokpal, but function on a state level
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Articles 25 and 26

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said women have the constitutional right to enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala and pray like men without being discriminated against
20 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM IST

Priority sector lending

Housing loans of up to Rs 35 lakh, for dwellings costing less than Rs 45 lakh, will be treated as priority sector lending PSL to give a fillip to the lowcost segment, the Reserve B
19 Jul 2018, 03:15 AM IST

National Register of Citizens

Even as the deadline for publication of the final draft of National Register of Citizens NRC in Assam inches closer, a civil society group on Friday demanded extension of the timef
18 Jul 2018, 03:13 AM IST

Effects of PM 2.5

Nearly 15,000 people died prematurely in Delhi due to pollution by fine particulate matter in 2016, according to a new study which ranked the national capital third in a list of ci
17 Jul 2018, 02:41 AM IST

Artificial Photosynthesis

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Lockheed Martin, and NanoRacks all love talking about how they want to colonise space But there are obviously a few of logistical issues, including how to pr
16 Jul 2018, 12:27 AM IST

What is SWIFT system?

The United States is pressuring the European Union and a global electronic banking system to expel Iranian banks from a network used to transfer money, another step in Western effo
15 Jul 2018, 03:54 AM IST

Fracking basics

The Republic of Ireland has become the fourth European country and European Union EU member to ban onshore fracking
14 Jul 2018, 03:10 AM IST

What’s it like to go cave diving?

Three days ago, all 12 members of a boys football team and their coach were rescued, after being trapped in a cave in Thailand for 18 days The Thai navy Seals, who have been runnin
13 Jul 2018, 04:26 AM IST

Punishment for rape in India

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed pleas filed by three out of the four convicts seeking review of its verdict upholding the death penalty awarded to them in the sensational Dec
12 Jul 2018, 02:56 AM IST

What is Section 377 ?

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of consensual sex between two adults of the same gender A fivejudge Cons
11 Jul 2018, 02:25 AM IST

Phases of clinical trials

Clinical trials are a kind of clinical research designed to evaluate and test new interventions such as psychotherapy or medications Clinical trials are often conducted in four pha
10 Jul 2018, 03:13 AM IST

Environment goals

The contributions that each individual country should make in order to achieve the worldwide goal are determined by all countries individually and called nationally determined cont
08 Jul 2018, 10:52 PM IST

Strait of Hormuz

The head of Irans Revolutionary Guards has stated that their forces are ready to follow through with the threat to close the strategical waterway linking Middle East crude producer
08 Jul 2018, 04:18 AM IST

DigiLocker

Railways has said hereafter they will accept soft copies of Aadhaar and driving licence provided they are in your DigiLocker Railways, according to the PTI report, has sent a missi
07 Jul 2018, 04:00 AM IST

Unsecured loans

On July 5, PTI reported that unsecured bank loans had grown four times the bank credit during the past three years, helped by a rise in discretionary spending, technologydriven dis
06 Jul 2018, 03:51 AM IST

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells may potentially be used as a "one-and-done" approach to restore function in people with heart-failure, a study has found. Reported in the journal Nature Biotechnology, t
05 Jul 2018, 03:14 AM IST

GLOBE Observer

NASA has invited citizen scientists to help them track mosquitos known to carry and spread diseases like Zika, West Nile Virus and malaria to create new forecast models that can pr
04 Jul 2018, 03:01 AM IST

Red Corner Notice

Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi after the CBI requested this in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore fraud on Punjab Natio
03 Jul 2018, 02:24 AM IST

Scientific literacy

Scientific literacy implies that a person can identify scientific issues underlying national and local decisions and express positions that are scientifically and technologically i
02 Jul 2018, 12:18 AM IST