Ardent admirer Prabir Kumar Pradhan bought three acres of lunar land from Luna Society International as a special birthday gift for Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.
China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.
Explaining the reason behind calling it a blood moon, renowned astrophysicist Debiprasad Duari said as the totally eclipsed moon takes a dark blackish red colour (it) is called a blood moon.
The Chang'e 5 touched down on Tuesday on a mission to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since 1976.
Sri Kailasanathar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva at Thingalur has a sub-shrine for Lord Chandran. It is one of the nine "Navagraha" temples dedicated to the nine planets.
Boys are less likely to tell a family member about their experiences with abuse. Boys are 89% less likely than girls to reach out for psychiatric support after they have been victims of sexual violence.
The Nagpur Police on Monday addressed a tweet to Chandrayaan-2 lander 'Vikram', pleading it to respond, days after it lost communication with ground stations moments before India was going to script history.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues to make all-out efforts to establish a link with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the lunar surface after a hard-landing.
'There are interests from the US, Russia and China to create a base on Moon, (so) India will naturally follow,' Former DRDO scientist A Sivathanu Pillai said.
NASA on Saturday commended ISRO's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole
The ground station lost contact with the Lander minutes before its touchdown on the Moon's South Pole early on Saturday.
The space agency said the mission represented a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions, which brought together an Orbiter, Lander and Rover to explore the unexplored south pole of the Moon.
Communication with Vikram, Chandrayaan 2 Lander, lost at 2.1 kilometer from touchdown at the lunar surface
Communication with Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram was lost seconds before it was supposed to touch down on the moon’s surface, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief said.
The prime minister will be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the "extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme".
Chandrayaan-2, a follow-on mission to the Chandrayaan-1 venture launched more than a decade ago, comprises an orbiter, lander (Vikram) and rover (Pragyan).
What’s so special about the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) moon mission -- Chandrayaan-2? Is it difficult? Why is it a big deal for the space agency and the country?
Another former ISRO Chairman, A S Kiran Kumar, described the proposed soft-landing as one of the very critical operations.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.