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Space a universal asset, not private property

Space a universal asset, not private property

May 31, 2021

Earlier this month, Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, announced that it would carry Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his aide on December 8 on a 12-day trip aboard the International Space Station, which is jointly owned and operated by Russia, the United States, Japan, ...

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Swati Mohan: From Star Trek to mission Mars

Swati Mohan: From Star Trek to mission Mars

February 22, 2021

As NASA’s Perseverance rover landed on Mars on February 18, after seven months in space, it was Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan who confirmed the mission’s success. “Touchdown confirmed! Perseverance is safely on the surface of Mars, ready to begin seeking the signs o...

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Indian-American among NASA graduates eyeing Moon and Mars mission

Indian-American among NASA graduates eyeing Moon and Mars mission

January 17, 2020

An Indian-American astronaut among the eleven graduates of NASA Artemis programme who might go to the moon or explore the lands of Mars.

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The sci-fi journey of Indian cinema

The sci-fi journey of Indian cinema

August 22, 2019

The recent Bollywood movie Mission Mangal, a science fiction based on the successful launch of India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2, is being touted as India’s first space film and has received great response from the audience. Bollywood has been producing sci-fi movies for a l...

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Race for Space

Race for Space

March 18, 2019

Instead of cooperation for benefits of the humanity, the exploration of the space has turned into an intensive competition with national interests superceding global ones.

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United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

November 14, 2018

The United Nations announced that the Montreal Protocol would eradicate the ozone depletion problem on a long term basis. However, following the Protocol would have to be mandatory by all the participant nations for it to work effectively.

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Indian origin astronaut ready for the first commercial mission to space

Indian origin astronaut ready for the first commercial mission to space

August 8, 2018

Indian origin US astronaut Sunita Williams will be part of the first ever commercial flight mission to the space, which aims at opening the window for humans to travel to space.

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Google Earth to take students on a virtual voyage

Google Earth to take students on a virtual voyage

July 4, 2017

Innovative and more interactive, the new Google Earth interface is set to revolutionise education in the world, however, is India ready to take handle the extra baggage of map security?

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Five places to visit in the US this summer

Five places to visit in the US this summer

May 12, 2017

From adventure and wildlife offerings to museums and aquariums, there is aplenty to explore in the USA. With a good weather and a host of outdoor options, various artistic and cultural attractions in the country await you.

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WordPress: A quintessential optimisation tool

WordPress: A quintessential optimisation tool

April 18, 2017

In a recent survey, it was analysed that WordPress, an online, open source website creation tool is one of the most effective platforms for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). This Content Management System (CMS) software ensures effective plug-ins to aid the cause of SEO.

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Five influential Gujaratis around the world

Five influential Gujaratis around the world

January 4, 2017

Statistics show that Gujaratis comprise around 33 pc of the Indian diasporas worldwide. Drifted for work, they are present in almost all countries that offer good business opportunities. Below are the famous five who not just made it to a foreign land but also to hearts of millio...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Kanu Gandhi passes away

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Kanu Gandhi passes away

November 8, 2016

Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Kanu Ramdas Gandhi, a retired NASA scientist, passed away in a private hospital in Surat on Monday. He was 87 and is survived by his wife Shivalaxmi.

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