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Taking billion dreams to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 launched today

Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) heavy lift rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) - carried the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, as it blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport. The rocket, nicknamed Baahubali, is 43.4 metre tall and weighs 640 ton. It carried the 3.8-tonne Chandrayaan-2, which will carry out India's second… Continue reading Taking billion dreams to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 launched today

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Karnataka government to face trust vote in Assembly today

Congress-JDS government in Karnataka will be decided today with a trust vote in the Assembly, even as a new twist to the political saga saw the grand old party assert that the JDS was “ready to sacrifice” for the coalition and they wanted either Siddaramaiah, G Parameshwara or DK Shivakumar to be the chief minister.… Continue reading Karnataka government to face trust vote in Assembly today

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Tight security arrangements for Tripura panchayat polls

Tight security arrangements have been made for Tripura panchayat elections and more than one thousand polling booths have been identified as “sensitive”, a senior police officer has said. Elections to the three-tier panchayat polls in Tripura would be held on July 27. Ballot papers would be used in the rural polls. Tripura State Rifles (TSR)… Continue reading Tight security arrangements for Tripura panchayat polls