Bulbul Dhawan

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Historic event for NASA! OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completes touch-and-go maneuver on Asteroid Bennu

Back in September 2016, NASA launched the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to orbit the asteroid and subsequently collect samples from its surface.

Why Apple’s pocket-friendly iPhone SE is a steal deal in 2020, explains this long-term Android user

A long-term Android user switched to iPhone, here's what happened next.

Kudos! Haryana government unveils state-of-the-art mobile laboratory for testing of water quality

The water quality in Haryana is affected mainly by iron, nitrate, alkalinity, fluoride and total dissolved solids (TDS).

Coronavirus impact on education: Schools, edtech platforms step up with innovative teaching methods to impart knowledge

While the World Bank has been talking about closure of the schools during the pandemic, schools in India did not think twice before switching to alternative means of educating students.

COVID-19: India among countries with lowest cases, deaths per million; Here’s a look at how the states are faring

Though higher than the global average, India’s tally is much lesser than countries like the UK, Russia, France, South Africa, the US and Brazil.

This cow dung chip can reduce radiation from mobile phones, claims Govt of India official

The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is a department under the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

Coronavirus impact: Temporary school closure may cost India over $400 billion, says World Bank

The report has put forth a worrisome picture of the education sector and the impact the pandemic has had on the students.

COVID-19: From physical distancing to queue management, Centre issues guidelines for reopening of entertainment parks

The guidelines include general instructions along with specific instructions for the staff members and the visitors.

National Highways construction on fast-lane! Over 2,900 km roads constructed under Bharatmala Pariyojna scheme!

Under the phase one of the Bharatmala Pariyojna scheme, the ministry has given its approval for developing about 34,800 km of road network.

COVID-19 in India: Sikkim opens doors to domestic tourists, issues travel guidelines

In order to ensure that tourists remain safe, the government has issued detailed guidelines that must be adhered to for the industry to operate.

Wow! NASA scientists take fresh look at Sunspots to understand flares and life around other planets

The study has been published in the Astrophysical Journal and it looks at simple cases of just one group of Sunspots visible on the Sun’s face.

Hubble Space Telescope captures stunning image of galaxy 60 million light years away! Check here

The Hubble was deployed and launched into space a whopping three decades ago in 1990, in the space shuttle Discovery.

Coronavirus vaccine: India hopeful of vaccinating 20-25 crore people by July 2021; check details

Dr Harsh Vardhan also stated that the immunity data on coronavirus is also being scrutinised by the government.

Atal tunnel: PM Modi to inaugurate Rohtang tunnel; 15 facts about world’s longest road tunnel above 10,000 feet

Atal Tunnel: Shaped like a horse-shoe, the Rohtang tunnel is double-laned and in a single tube. Moreover, it has a roadway of 8 metres. The overhead clearance of the tunnel is 5.525 metres. The width of the tunnel is 10.5 me

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More IRCTC special trains! Indian Railways looks to introduce 200 more trains for festival season

Since May 12, the national transporter has been operating limited IRCTC special trains to facilitate movement of those in need.

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Subdued Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra as state issues guidelines; details

The festivals of Navratri, Dussehra and Durga Puja are about to begin, with Navratri scheduled to start on October 17, and Dussehra slated for October 25.

The government stated that all the festivals must be celebrated in a simple manner.

Modi govt cleared 3 bills on Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Indian System of Medicines recently; Check details

Several landmark Bills in the healthcare sector were cleared by the Parliament during the session, all of them related to alternative medicine.

Here’s a look at the three Bills that were cleared.

Google removes 17 apps from Play Store after cloud security firm cautions of malware causing WAP fraud

Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ had been constantly monitoring the Joker malware and that was how they came across these malicious apps.

In January, Google had said that Joker was among the most persistent malware threatening its users.

FarmVille, the popular Facebook game you probably spent hours playing, is shutting down; here’s why

FarmVille is a simulation agricultural game, and it was among the games that offered a different gaming experience to its users.

However, there is some relief for dedicated FarmVille players.

Coronavirus: AYUSH Ministry approves study to test impact of Vasa, Guduchi on management of COVID-19

The statement said that the detailed proposal for the research, including the methodology, outcome measures, logistics as well as parameters for clinic and laboratory, has been prepared.

The study would be conducted through randomised, open label three armed method.

Amazon Alexa will soon be able to respond to multiple people, ask questions and generally be better at conversations

The changes that would be introduced to Alexa were shown in a series of demos.

Alexa’s responses also became more natural and responsive.

H-1B Visa occupations: US announces grant of $150 million for reskilling and training of workforce

In the statement, the department stated that along with disruptions in the labour market, the coronavirus pandemic had also forced several employers and education and training institutes and providers to rethink the way they

Microsoft to launch beta version of Edge on Linux, new Outlook design for Mac in October

The changes are a part of Microsoft’s vision to empower individuals and organizations in the working environment of the new normal.

The preview would be available at Microsoft’s site for Edge Insider or through the native package manager.

Missing quiet time during commute? Microsoft Teams brings ‘virtual commute’ time for users’ rejuvenation

The use of Microsoft Teams spiked as the coronavirus lockdown made it necessary for people to find alternatives to a work atmosphere.

Teams also has something lighthearted in store for its users.

Apple Store Online goes live in India with trade-ins, shopping assistance and other benefits

This marks the iPhone maker’s first direct retail presence in the country.

So, head to Apple Store Online now!

India’s biggest film city in Noida! UP CM Yogi Adityanath approves setting up movie’s hub; details

UP is the birthplace of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna, and it is also where Ganga and Yamuna merge, he said.

The state government is touting it to be the biggest and most beautiful film city in the country.
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