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European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions

Image copyright OHB-SystemImage caption Artwork: The satellites would build a global map every five days (clouds permitting) German manufacturer OHB-System has signed a €445m (£400m) contract to begin construction of…

DUBAI EMERGING AS A TECHNOLOGY HOTSPOT IN THE WORLD

Dubai’s commitment and investment towards creating a knowledge and innovation-based economy has steadily borne fruit, especially in the current environment driven by the Covid pandemic. From the use of AI…

Yediyurappa's Son Vijayendra Appointed as Karnataka BJP Vice President

File photo of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. (PTI Photo). Among the prominent to figure in the list of Vice Presidents are former Minister Arvind Limbavali, Members of Parliament Shobha…

MP Congress MLA Files Petition in High Court Against Jyotiraditya Scindia's RS Election

File photo of BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia. Senior Congress MLA from Lahar constituency in Bhind district Dr Govind Singh filed the election petition claiming Scindia suppressed facts regarding an FIR…

L-G Rejects Delhi Govt's Decision to Reopen Hotels and Weekly Markets under Unlock 3, AAP Fumes

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo : PTI) AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said the Centre derives sadistic pleasure by inflicting pain and misery on people…

Rajasthan Political Crisis LIVE Updates: Gehlot Camp MLAs May be Shifted to Jaisalmer Today, Ministers Could Stay Back in Jaipur

CM Ashok Gehlot speaks to Congress MLAs at Fairmont Hotel. Rajasthan Political Crisis LIVE Updates: MLAs who support Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot may be leaving for Jaisalmer today, sources…

Amid Congress Rumblings, Ex-minister's Poser: Was UPA 'Sabotaged' from Within in 2019?

Rumblings within the Congress came to the fore on Friday with a section of its leaders seeking introspection on the party’s electoral losses and a former Union minister asking whether…

Rajasthan Political Crisis LIVE Updates: Gehlot Camp MLAs May be Shifted to Jaisalmer Today Ahead of Assembly Session, Ministers Could Stay Back in Jaipur

CM Ashok Gehlot speaks to Congress MLAs at Fairmont Hotel. Rajasthan Political Crisis LIVE Updates: MLAs who support Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot may be leaving for Jaisalmer today, sources…

BJP Sends Legal Notice to Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar for Alleging Corruption in Procurement of Covid Supplies

File photo of Congress leader and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah. The party has demanded public apology from the two leaders, failing which they have been threatened with legal action. PTI…

Climate change 'driving UK's extreme weather'

Image copyright CUBG Image caption A record-breaking temperature of 38.7C (101.7F) was recorded at Cambridge University Botanic Garden in July 2019 Climate change driven by industrial society is having an…

Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's Detention under Public Safety Act Extended by 3 Months

A file photo of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti. Mufti was initially detained on August 5 last year when the Centre abrogated the special status of the erstwhile state and bifurcated…

How many Mars missions have been successful?

Image copyright NASA Image caption The US Maven mission has operated well past the duration of its prime mission It’s often said that about half of all missions to Mars…

Killer of Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, jailed

Image copyright Uganda Wildlife Authority Image caption Rafiki was thought to be 25 years old when he died The killer of one of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has…

Six Congress Corporators & One NPP Corporator of Imphal Municipal Corporation Join BJP

Image used for representation. They joined the BJP at a function on Wednesday which was attended by Chief Minister N Biren Singh and BJP state president Prof S Tikendra Singh. …

Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee Condole West Bengal Congress Chief Somen Mitra's Death

File photo of Somen Mitra. A three-time president of the Congress West Bengal unit from 1992-1996, 1996-1998 and then again from September 2018, Mitra was a seven-term MLA from the…

Running Rajasthan from a Hotel: As Stalemate Eases, Congress and Ally MLAs to End up Huddled for a Month

CM Ashok Gehlot speaks to Congress MLAs at Fairmont Hotel. Addressing the CLP meeting on Thursday, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot told the MLAs they would have to stay at Hotel…

As Priyanka Gandhi Vacates Lodhi Estate Bungalow, Lesson Learnt from Akhilesh Yadav Kept in Mind

CPWD officers inspect the bungalow before Priyanka Gandhi vacated it. A controversy had broken out when Akhilesh Yadav had vacated his official bungalow, with authorities saying he had left behind…

BJP MLC Claims HD Kumaraswamy, DK Shivakumar Indulging in 'Adjustment Politics'

File photo of HD Kumaraswamy. (PTI) Hitting back, Shivakumar claimed Yogeshwar had come to him about 15 days ago with a request to join Congress and asked whether he had…

NEP 2020: Congress, Left Parties Accuse Govt of 'Bypassing' Parliament; TDP Welcomes Policy

There were varying views on Thursday from political parties on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 with the Congress and Left parties accusing the Centre of “bypassing” Parliament by not…

Draft EIA 2020 Will Lead to Ecological Harm in Himalayan Region, Scrap It: Tarun Gogoi to PM Modi

File photo of Congress leader and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi. The former Assam chief minister claimed the EIA 2020 will lead to loss of biodiversity, erosion, destruction of…