Nasa’s $300 million Dart probe to crash on asteroid tonight: When, how to watch collision

After traveling in the vacuum of space for over 10 months, the Dart mission has set its eye on the target, a binary asteroid system where it meets a fiery end. The spacecraft will crash on a moonlet of the binary system Didymos to test a unique method to save Earth if a deadly asteroid comes hurtling towards us. The…

5G services in India will launch this week: 5 key points to note

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially launch 5G in India at India Mobile Congress (IMC) in New Delhi on October 1. The announcement came from the government’s National Broadband Mission Twitter handle, though the tweet is now deleted. However, the IMC official website confirms that PM Modi will kickstart…

Unable to register for India’s licence exam, foreign medical graduates move SC

Foreign medical graduates, especially the ones who studied at Chinese institutions, have moved the Supreme Court seeking an urgent hearing on their plea on internships as they are unable to register for India’s licence exam or provisional admission. The lawyer representing the students told the bench of Chief Justice…

With an eye on China, US to develop drones with India: ‘we want to support…’

Washington to counter China is seeking closer ties with Delhi . On Thursday  a  senior Pentagon official said that India and United States will co-develop drones . India  will export these aircraft after making it.  Delhi wants to develop it’s own defense industry , so it is  on the mode to…

Super Saturn: A star with over 30 rings that are 200 times larger than Saturn

The James Webb Space Telescope on Wednesday beamed back a series of images taken from the edge of the solar system, which showed Neptune out there in the vacuum of space. The image showed the planet covered in rings that had not been seen before. Our Solar System has several planets with rings, including Saturn and…

Australia: 230 pilot whales stranded in Tasmania, half feared dead

Marine conservation experts were rushing to the Australian state of Tasmania on Wednesday to try and rescue a pod of about 230 whales stranded on the west coast, with officials fearing half of them may have already died. The animals, which appear to be pilot whales, are stranded on Ocean Beach, the Tasmanian department…

US man killed in dispute over not saying ‘thank you’

A 37-year-old man was stabbed to death during an argument apparently over one man not saying ‘thank you’ to another at a smoke shop in United State’s Brooklyn, reported CBS News. The fatal argument was caught on video inside and outside the shop on 4th Avenue in Park Slope. The footage shows the beginning of the…

Swiggy delivery agents protest over revised pay structure in Chennai | Watch

Swiggy, the popular food delivery app, is facing issues in Chennai since delivery agents have been on a strike since Tuesday, September 20. While many customers took to social media to complain about the unavailability of delivery in certain areas, some who managed to find restaurants complained that the orders took…

Class 1 student left locked in classroom for 18 hours in UP school

In Uttarpradesh a 7 year old girl  was locked up in a school after the staff went home without checking the classroom . It took place in Uttarpradesh’s  Sambhal district where the kid was locked up for 18 hours . On Wednesday morning school re-opened and then only the incident came to light. . On Tuesday after the…

In Pakistan, 1 litre petrol costs 237 now as inflation soars amid floods

The fluctuating global oil prices and exchange rate variation has been cited as reasons by Pakistan government  for the hike in prices of petroleum products.  The new petrol  rates in the country have increased to PKR 237.43 per litre. It’s been increased by 1.45 per litre. It’s by 8.30 per litre the price of…