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Kalpana Chawla

#ThrowBackToday: How the world mourned the death of astronaut Kalpana Chawla and her brilliance

In today's #TBT, we remember the first woman of Indian-origin to travel to space, Kalpana Chawla. When she flew aboard the space-rated orbiter Columbia the second time, it was the last time she did so

Published on 1st February 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When she was 14, this Romanian gymnast scored a perfect 10 at the Olympics

That too for the first time! Yes, today's #TBT is rather special because we are going to talk about two women, the formidable athlete Nadia Comaneci and iconic writer Jane Austen. Here we go...

Published on 18th July 2021
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#WhatTheFAQ: How is NASA's James Webb Telescope helping #UnfoldTheUniverse?

The first set of images from the largest, most powerful space telescope was released this week by NASA. This is why they have taken the internet by storm

Published on 13th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: So, is the asteroid twice the size of Burj Khalifa that's going to fly by Earth today dangerous?

NASA has been keeping track of the orbit of this particular asteroid for a long time now and these are the conclusions it has arrived at

Published on 18th January 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: What is the latest geomagnetic solar storm and how will it impact us on Earth?

The Sun is currently at the start of a new 11-year solar cycle, which means that solar spots, eruptions and flares will grow more intense and extreme

Published on 14th April 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is renaming of AP's Konaseema district causing such an uproar?

Protests are raging strong against the renaming of this district in Andhra Pradesh, but why are there such strong sentiments associated with the name? We try to decode this...

Published on 26th May 2022
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150 medicos take to streets, demand euthanasia after Haryana medical college gets derecognised

The students of the World College of Medical Sciences and Research are on an indefinite hunger strike, which began on Monday

Published on 2nd September 2019
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16-year-old boy from Nasirabad dies of cardiac arrest while playing Pub G

The sudden burst of excitement or fear of loss just like what happens to die-hard fans watching a nail-biting soccer match could have caused the cardiac arrest, says the cardiologist who treated him

Published on 31st May 2019
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17-year-old Jijnasa Sahani's first book 'Siya's Nightout' talks about friendship and adventure

Sahani who was brought up on a healthy diet of adventure and fantasy books knew that she would never let go the opportunity to become an author

Published on 20th March 2018
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2020 warmest year on record, hotter years to come: NASA

NASA meteorologist says this year has been a very striking example of what it's like to live under some of the most severe effects of climate change 

Published on 15th January 2021
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21% of today's jobs cease to exist in five years, says FICCI-Nasscom & EY report

Ernest and Young interacted with more than 130 business leaders, academicians and representatives of industry associations across sectors before filing the report.

Published on 13th December 2017
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A newborn tests positive for COVID in Varanasi, despite mother being negative

A newborn girl tested positive for COVID-19 at a hospital in Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) Sir Sunderlal Hospital, despite her mother testing negative before the delivery

Published on 29th May 2021
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A tiny cube-shaped satellite designed by an Indian-American student to be launched by NASA

21-year-old Keshav Raghavan is leading a team of researchers from the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association in order to launch their CubeSats into space in the year 2020

 

Published on 15th April 2019
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An 11-year-old boy pedals tricycle cart for 600 km to transport his parents from Varanasi to Araria

As a symbolic gesture and after identifying with the sufferings of migrant workers, All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) has announced an immediate financial help of Rs 1,10,000

Published on 4th June 2020
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Ask Central Govt for funds for free bus service: Why students are against the State helping Pondicherry University

SFI Puducherry has stated that it will be a financial burden on the state government if they agree to the demand for free bus services for varsity students, even as PU is pushing the govt to add buses

Published on 17th July 2019

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