Shivakumar Meets FM Sitharaman, Seeks Rs 30,000 Crore Aid for Bengaluru Tunnel Project
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He highlighted the challenges faced by the state in making Bengaluru a globally competitive city, citing constraints in funding, resources, and inter-agency coordination.
ISRO can now compete with NASA, Roscosmos in space expeditions: Minister
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The minister said this while launching the 'Mera Maati Mera Desh' campaign in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district. The 'Mera Maati Mera Desh' campaign marks the beginning of the Amrit Kalash Yatras all over the country, which includes collection of mitti and rice from every household. 
NASA, ESA congratulate India on success of Chandrayaan-3 mission
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The Chandrayaan-3 mission, led by scientists at ISRO, made history on Wednesday after India became the first nation in the world to land near the South Pole of the moon. India also became the fourth nation to make a soft landing on the moon after the erstwhile USSR, the US, and China.
NASA & ISRO collaborate to establish International Space Station by 2024: Nirmala Sitharaman
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During a discussion on critical mineral partnerships here, she revealed the NASA-ISRO plan to set up the international space station.  "NASA will provide advanced training to the ISRO, facilitating a joint effort towards the International Space Station in 2024," Nirmala Sitharaman said. 
NASA's Artemis I Moon mission breaks Apollo 13's record
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NASA's uncrewed Orion spacecraft reached the farthest distance from Earth during the Artemis I mission -- 268,563 miles (432,210) from our home planet. The earlier record was set during the Apollo 13 mission at 248,655 miles (400,171 kms) from Earth. The earlier record was set during the Apollo 13 mission at 248,655 miles (400,171 kms) from Earth.
2021 6th hottest year, last 8 years the warmest: NASA
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Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, Global temperatures in 2021 were 0.85 degrees Celsius above the average for NASA's baseline period, according to scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. NASA uses the period from 1951-1980 as a baseline to see how global temperature changes over time.
Allahabad HC grants bail to Sharjeel Imam
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The bail was granted by Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh of the Allahabad High Court on Saturday. A detailed order on Imam's bail is yet to be issued. Sharjeel Imam, a former JNU student and one of the key organisers of the Shaheen Bagh protest, was arrested last year from Bihar's Jehanabad. In his speech, Imam had purportedly asked protesters to cut off from India.
Farm fires from Pakistan to increase air pollution load for Delhi-NCR
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A NASA satellite image tweeted on Sunday morning by India Meteorology Department (IMD) scientist Ashim Mitra shows clusters of red dots (denoting farm fires) spread across Punjab and Haryana and also in Pakistan. Despite several efforts by the Central and state governments to prevent farm fires, scores of farmers in Punjab and Haryana have started stubble burning ahead of the rabi season, air pollution from which is soon likely to travel towards Delhi-NCR.
Controversy again over Jinnah portrait in AMU
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The BJP unit in Aligarh has now written a letter with their blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure the removal of the portrait of Jinnah from the campus. BJP spokesperson in Aligarh, Shivang Tiwari, warned that they will force the authorities to take down the portrait, "if the AMU authorities did not remove it themselves."
Afghan students assured of safe stay at AMU
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Vice-Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor assured the Afghan students studying at the AMU of all help and cooperation. "They need not worry about their stay and studies as the university will take all necessary measures to ensure their safety, security, and comfortable stay at the university campus," he said. The students also showed concern about the scholarship arrangements.
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