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‘SCATSAT-1 is a global mission’; to be used by NASA, EUMETSAT

The SCATSAT-1 satellite launched by India for detection of cyclone and weather forecasting was a global mission and its services would be utilised by American space agency NASA and European Space Agen

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Effective water management needed to meet demand: Scientist

Amid rising demand for water and depleting reserves, a senior scientist and member of the Atomic Energy Commission today said strong political will and effective water management are key to countering

Insect-borne viruses ‘suppress’ immune system to cause disease

Now, research led by the University of Glasgow has discovered how arboviruses are able to suppress the immune system responses in the initial stages of infection.

Ten resident doctors of VS Hospital get dengue

At least ten resident doctors of civic-run VS Hospital here suffered from dengue during last two months, prompting the authorities to conduct surprise check at adjoining hostel premises and serve noti

Centre assures support to Himachal Pradesh to check spread of scrub typhus

Assuring all logistical support, the Centre today said it was willing to send an expert committee to Himachal Pradesh to tackle the spread of scrub typhus - a mite-borne disease, which has claimed 20

Indians love to travel during festive season: Survey

Most Indians prefer to travel abroad during Eid, Dusshera, Christmas, New Year or summer vacations and youngsters are now going solo to explore newer places, a survey revealed on Tuesday.

IIT-B adds another feather in its cap with launch of PRATHAM

IIT-Bombay has another feather in its cap with a micro-satellite designed and built by its students being part of ISRO's launch of eight satellites through PSLV C-35.

World’s most sensitive dark matter detector in the offing

A next-generation dark matter detector that will be at least 100 times more sensitive than its predecessor is on schedule to begin its deep-underground hunt for theoretical particles known as WIMPs, o

Record satellite launches in 2016, foreign craft dominate

The Indian space programme launched 10 satellites in 2016, three times more than the preceding year and the most ever, according to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) data.

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SCATSAT-1 data will be used by NASA: ISRO

The data generated by India's SCATSAT-1 weather satelliteput into orbit on Monday will be used by international space agencies including NASA and European Space Agency (ESA), ISRO said on Tuesday.

Mirzya trailer launched; Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher starrer plugs love, intrigue, violence

Harshvardhan Kapoor, son of the veteran Anil Kapoor, is in the lead role and acting truly runs in his blood! His presence is powerful and whether it is a love-making scene or one where he has to make

Moon was born when space rock hit Earth 4.5 billion years ago

The moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, say researchers who studied a layer of iron and other elements.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ‘Slam Book’ page goes viral; All you want to know about the ‘genuine’ quotes

Now, the 'Slam Book' is something that young girls reportedly keep to jot down their feelings or make daily notes about their lives.

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‘Morning sickness’ may lower miscarriage risk: Study

'Morning sickness' may lower the risk of miscarriage in women, according to a new study which suggests that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy protects the foetus against toxins and disease-causing

World Tourism Day: Why people like road travel?

One of the leading bus booking platform of India Travelyaari has published a significant study on World Tourism Day, which maps the travel preferences of Indians. Based on interaction with a sample si

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Want to get rid off kidney stones without medical procedures? Try roller coaster rides

A recent study claims that a roller coaster ride is a fail-safe way to shift kidney stones; however, it may require a few tries.

Is the Philippines’ “war on drugs” fuelling an HIV epidemic?

As Rosita leaves Jose's small office in downtown Cebu in the central Philippines, he passes her a handful of biscuits and six clean needles. What Jose has just done could land him in jail.

Water vapour plumes found on Jupiter’s moon Europa, life next?

In a surprise find, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have spotted water vapour plumes erupting off the surface on Jupiter's moon Europa, suggesting that life may exist in our solar sys

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Etihad Airways launches new activities for children

Etihad Airways has introduced a new range of Etihad Explorers children’s activity packs and a Flying Nanny Kit, to keep its younger guests occupied while onboard

NASA finds more evidence for oceans on Jupiter’s moon

Nasa on Monday released further evidence to show that there may be oceans on Europa -- Jupiter's largest moon.

India successfully puts SCATSAT-1, 7 others into orbit

  India on Monday morning successfully put into orbit its own weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven others – five foreign and two domestic – in a copy book style. With this, India suc

Physical activity may lower bacterial infection risk: study

Low or moderate levels of physical activity may significantly lower your risk of bacterial infections as compared to a sedentary lifestyle, a new study has claimed.

Physical activity may lower bacterial infection risk: Study

Low or moderate levels of physical activity may significantly lower your risk of bacterial infections as compared to a sedentary lifestyle, a new study has claimed.

Soon, wearable sensor to monitor blood sugar levels from sweat

Scientists have developed a new sponge-like copper-based material for wearable sensors that can measure blood sugar levels from sweat, an advance that may allow diabetics to painlessly monitor their d

Five Indian cities among the top 100 destination cities globally

Mumbai and Chennai ranked among the top 20 fastest growing destination cities with at least one million overnight visitors in 2016

High homocysteine levels in blood more common in west zone

Country's western part showed maximum cases of abnormal levels of homocysteine in both males and females, a major factor responsible for development of heart and blood vessel diseases, says a study re

New tools to help search habitable environments on Mars

NASA scientists have developed a set of five instruments that can take surface measurements on Mars to help understand weather conditions on the red planet as well as search for potentially habitable

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