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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Captures Two Galaxies Interacting, Distorting

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

Hubble Space Telescope by NASA has captured a galactic duo dubbed "UGC 2369" that highlights a mutual gravitational attraction between two galaxies.

Asteroid May Be on Collision Course With Earth Next Year, NASA Monitoring Its Orbit

Posted on Friday August 16, 2019

NASA is closely assessing an asteroid named 1998 OR2 that might collide with earth next year.

Virgin Galactic Unveils New Mission Control for Space Tourism

Posted on Friday August 16, 2019

Space tourism moved a step closer to reality Thursday as Virgin Galactic unveiled its new Mission Control at a spaceport in New Mexico and the schedule for final test flights before taking paying customers into the final frontier.

Elon Musk Says Building a City on Mars Could Cost Up to $10 Trillion

Posted on Wednesday August 14, 2019

Musk estimated the cost of having a self-sustaining civilization on the Red Planet which is "between $100 billion and $10 trillion".

NASA Descends on Icelandic Lava Field to Prepare for Mars

Posted on Wednesday August 14, 2019

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.

Full Moon in August 2019: Sturgeon Moon Time of Peak, Significance, and More

Posted on Wednesday August 14, 2019

The August Full Moon 2019 comes just after the Perseids meteor shower, which will peak on August 11 to August 13. Sturgeon Moon 2019, Full Moon, Full Moon 2019, August Full Moon 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory: ISRO

Posted on Wednesday August 14, 2019

ISRO said the final orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 was successfully carried out at 2:21am by firing the spacecraft's motors for 1,203 seconds.

Chandrayaan-2 to Leave Earth Orbit Tomorrow After Trans Lunar Insertion

Posted on Tuesday August 13, 2019

ISRO has said it will carry out the manoeuvre called Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) between 3:00am and 04:00am IST.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray gives support to South Mumbai fishmongers

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

What is black money, and why is it so difficult to quantify it?

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

Nadeem Saifi and his unique piece Dilbar win billions of heart

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

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Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

Super 30, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur, is set to hit screens on July 12, 2019.

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.

Women Are Fleeing Death at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

Teenage Brides Trafficked to China Reveal Ordeal: ‘Ma, I’ve Been Sold’

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.