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First-ever picture of a black hole captured in historic space breakthrough

In a historic step, the first-ever image of a black hole was captured by the astronomers at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the result was announced on Wednesday at 6.30 pm (9 am ET). The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of ... Read More »

Ashok Leyland aims to set up more assembly plants in CIS countries, Africa

Mumbai : Ashok Leyland is aiming to set up more assembly plants overseas, including the CIS region and African countries, as part of plans to scale up its global operations. The company is banking on its new range of medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCV) and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) to help it enter new regions beyond its traditional stronghold ... Read More »

Watch: How India Blasted Satellite 300 km Above Earth With Mission Shakti

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence released a video presentation of Mission Shakti on Saturday after successfully conducting an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) test on March 27 from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. The video, shared on Facebook, traces the inception of the plan for the test to the final test where the interceptor missile shot down one of its satellites ... Read More »

Russian cosmonauts undertake spacewalk to solve mystery of small hole in craft

MOSCOW: Two Russian cosmonauts have taken samples of their capsule`s exterior in the sixth hour of a spacewalk seeking to resolve the mystery of a small hole found in the craft docked at the International Space Station, a live broadcast by Russian space agency Roscosmos showed early on Wednesday. Roscosmos has ruled out a manufacturing defect causing the 2 mm-wide ... Read More »

Innovative research uses remote radio telescope to detect cosmic rays

Curtin University researchers have developed a particle detector at the remote site of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope that is capable of conducting a ground-breaking study into mysterious cosmic rays in the area’s harsh conditions. The project is the first coupling of a particle detector with the MWA, located in Western Australia’s Mid-West region about 800km north of ... Read More »

Parnami Credits planning to raise funds via NCDs

Parnami Credits is planning to issue of Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) through Private Placement basis. The meeting of the Board of Directors of the company will be held on January 11, 2019, to consider the same. The company is engaged in providing short term, medium term, long term loan to small and medium companies. It also provides financial services to its ... Read More »

ISRO to launch GSAT- 7A Communication Satellite

Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satellite, GSAT- 7A begins on Tuesday at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh The Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satallite, GSAT- 7A will begin today at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The Satellite will be launched onboard GSLV-F11 at 4:10 PM on Wednesday. While GSLV-F11 will inject the satellite ... Read More »

NASA picks ancient Martian river delta for 2020 rover touchdown

NASA has picked an ancient river delta as the landing site for its uncrewed Mars 2020 rover, to hunt for evidence of past life on Earth’s neighboring planet. Even though the Red Planet is now cold and dry, the landing site, Jezero Crater, was filled with a 1, 600-foot (500-metre) deep lake that opened to a network of rivers some ... Read More »