Chandrayaan-2: 95% of mission objectives accomplished, says ISRO: ISRO says despite the loss of communication with Vikram Lander, 95 percent of the mission objectives have been accomplished.
Mumbai: PM Modi launches indigenously-built coach for city’s metro: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an indigenously-built metro coach to be used by the upcoming Mumbai metro network.
Rajnath Singh visits ‘historic site’ where Kim, Moon planted tree for peace: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the historic site where South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended tree planting ceremony during the inter-Korean summit at Panmunjom on April 27, 2018.
President Kovind presents Swachhta Awards: President Ram Nath Kovind presented Awards for outstanding contribution to the journey of Swachh Bharat Mission in various categories during the Swachhata Mahotsava in New Delhi on Friday.
Brexit: MPs willing to go to court to enforce delay: In the United Kingdom, MPs, including Conservatives, expelled from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit.
Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurates new building of Koteshwor Multiple Campus in Kathmandu: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated new building of Koteshwor Multiple Campus in Kathmandu today.
Mexico expects relief on U.S. tariff threat as migrant flows drop: Mexico does not expect the United States to threaten to put tariffs on its goods when it holds talks next week with U.S. officials about its efforts to curb migration from Central America, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday.
Hurricane Dorian: Hundreds trapped in North Carolina: In USA, North Carolina’s state governor warns hundreds of people may be trapped in an island amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall. The storm struck the islands popular with holidaymakers days after causing at least 30 deaths in the Bahamas.
Cricket: Malinga takes double hat-trick in final T20 against New Zealand: Malinga clinches his second T20 hat-trick, takes four wickets in four balls and becomes first bowler to claim 100 wickets.
US Open: Medvedev reaches final: In US Open, Daniil Medvedev beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach Men’s Singles final while Nadal and Berrettini fight in semis. In Women’s Singles final, Canandian teenager Bianca Andreescu to clash with Serena Williams.
Will Smith to star in sci-fi drama ‘Brilliance’: Will Smith is set to headline Paramount Pictures new sci-fi drama “Brilliance”.
Film industry hails ISRO team for Chandrayaan-2: There is always hurdles in the path to victory and the Chandrayaan-2 mission, which suffered a last minute setback, doesn’t “tantamount to failure”, said members of the film fraternity, after ISRO lost communication with its moon lander early Saturday morning.
Arctic ice melting “alarming”: NASA: Since 1980, the Arctic has lost enough sea ice volume to equal all the water in Lake Superior, NASA said
UNDP aims at recycling plastic waste: As Plastic waste chokes biodiversity it has become an albatross across the world’s neck. Not only does it degrades land, it also seeps through the seas, making marine plastic pollution a dreadful scenario. UNDP in association with private organizations has taken up the task of recycling plastic waste.
IAF completes first level of astronaut selection for Gaganyaan: The first level of selection of Indian astronauts for Mission Gaganyaan has been completed at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine here, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Friday.
Vikram lander’s communication with ground station lost: ISRO: ISRO’s plan to soft land Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module on the Lunar surface did not go as per script in the early hours of Saturday, with the lander losing communication with ground stations during its final descent.