Cyclone Ockhi moves closer to Gujarat IMD issues warning

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AHMEDABAD: Cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday moved closer to the southern coast near Surat in Gujarat and is expected to make a landfall in the state around midnight.

The cyclone is approaching Gujarat steadily and now lies centred in the Arabian Sea and is very likely to continue moving north-northwestwards.

As per the latest bulletin of the India Meteorological Departme

Can tackle any threat from China strike Pakistan nukes IAF chief

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New Delhi: Air force chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Thursday assured that the force is fully ready to face a two-front war if a situation like that arises. He also said India is prepared to counter any threat from China. "Our capabilities against China are adequate," he said.

Admitting that there is a shortage of force, the IAF chief said that they have

Gujarat government to ban Blue Whale Challenge game

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Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said his government will ban the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge', which allegedly incites players to commit suicide.

"My government has given instructions to the Home Department as well as the Chief Secretary to find out ways to ban this game in the state.

"We have to stop this, as peo

Eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H launch unsuccessful confirms ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar

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New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was unsuccessful in launching its eighth navigation satellite – the IRNSS-1H on Thursday, confirmed ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar while addressing the media at a press conference after the launch.

PSLV-C39 launch vehicle placed IRNSS-1H into orbit, but the heat shield covering the satellite failed to separate to

Partial phase of total solar eclipse mesmerizes people

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New Delhi: Millions of people across the United States on Monday witnessed the first total solar eclipse in 99 years.

America geared up for this rare astronomical event as people were seen flocking to places and hoping for a clear sky.

At about 1605 GMT, eclipse fans in Lincoln Beach, Oregon were the first to be able to witness the phenomenon -- the first time in

Three family members die of snakebite in Tripura What to do if youre bitten

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New Delhi: In a tragic incident, three members of a family, including a child, succumbed to a poisonous snakebite in Tripura.

According to a police official, a snake bit Kamal Krishna Tripura, 27, and his wife and two-years-old daughter on Sunday night when they were sleeping at their home at Gandachara.

He said that the villagers killed the snake and took the vi

US Air Forces secretive X-37B plane returns to earth after 718 days what was it doing up there

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Washington: Central Floridians woke up to the sounds of a sonic boom when US Air Force`s secretive X-37B aircraft returned to Earth after being in the space non-stop for 718 days.

The touchdown of the Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4) at the Kennedy Space Center has added to the mystery that has surrounded the X-37B programme ever since the launch of the aircraft

Alien cylinder passing ISS captured on NASAs live feed Another cover up by US space agency

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New Delhi: Reports about a mysterious object captured flying past the International Space Station (ISS) on NASA’s live feed is doing the rounds on the internet.

Conspiracy theorist Scott C Waring, editor of, shared the footage uploaded by NASA online. Check out the video below!

According to Waring, the large object spotted in NASA foot

Juno successfully buzzes Jupiters cloud tops in its fifth flyby

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New Delhi: NASA's Juno spacecraft whizzed by Jupiter on Monday, March 27, 2017, in its fifth close encounter with the gas giant, successfully completing its fourth science orbit.

According to NASA, all of Juno's science instruments and the spacecraft's JunoCam were on during the flyby, collecting data that is now being returned to Earth.

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17-year-old British teen detects NASA data error earns appreciation

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New Delhi:A 17-year-old schoolboy in the UK has pointed out an error in the data recorded by NASA on the International Space Station (ISS), earning him appreciation from the US space agency.

Miles Soloman, an A-level student at Tapton school in Sheffield, contacted scientists at NASA, telling them that radiation sensors on the ISS were recording false data.

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