Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth's orbit, moves towards moon: ISRO
second moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' left the earth's orbit early on
Wednesday, 23 days after being launched, and is moving towards the moon
following the successful completion of a crucial manoeuvre by the Indian
Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Bengaluru-headquartered space
agency said it has carried out a manoeuvre called 'Trans Lunar
Insertion' (TLI) at 2:21 am on Wednesday, following which the spacecraft
has successfully entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory.
Pakistan seeks emergency meeting of the UN Security Council over J&K
on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over
India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the
Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties between the
nuclear-armed neighbours. The move by India blocks the right of the
state of Jammu and Kashmir to frame its own laws and allows
non-residents to buy property there.
National Medical Commission bill to curb corruption, boost transparency, says PM Modi
controversies over the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that this is a far-reaching
reform in the medical field and seeks to correct the prevalent
problems.In an interview with news agency IANS, Prime Minister Narendra
Modi said that the NMC bill contains multiple reforms that curb avenues
of corruption and boost transparency.
J&K, Ladakh to develop as per the wishes of locals, says PM Narendra Modi
Minister Narendra Modi assured that Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will
be developed as per the aspirations and ambitions of the local people.
In an exclusive interview with news agency IANS on completion 75 days of
Modi government's second tenure, the Prime Minister likened Article 370
and Article 35(A) to chains that have now been broken, and the people
in the region "will now shape their own destiny".
China's industrial output hits 17-year low
economy showed further signs of strain in July with output at its
factories falling to its lowest level in 17 years, while investment and
retail sales slowed, official data showed Wednesday. The figures are the
latest to highlight how the world's second-largest economy is being
battered by an escalating trade war with the United States and slowing
Japan's Softbank plans to invest in Punjab's real estate sector
Softbank Group on Tuesday evinced interest to invest in Punjab's real
estate sector, with a focus on student housing through OYO startup.
Indian hotel start-up OYO is backed by the SoftBank Group.A high-level
delegation of the group, led by its MD Hiroki Kimoto, called on Punjab
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here, who extended his government's full
support in the realisation of Softbank's investment plans in the state.