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Indian space firm to launch 4 foreign satellites

State-run NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), the commercial arm of the space department, bagged orders to launch four foreign satellites for earth observation from...

Distant planet gains 2nd atmosphere through volcanic activity

Scientists have found evidence that a planet orbiting a distant star may have lost its atmosphere but gained a second one through volcanic...

Large asteroid to zoom past Earth on March 21

The largest asteroid predicted to pass by our planet in 2021 will be at its closest on March 21, NASA has said, adding...

ISRO, JAXA to collaborate on paddy acreage, air quality monitoring

The space agencies of India and Japan on Thursday agreed on collaborative activities for rice crop area and air quality monitoring using satellite...

Lockdowns linked to rise in eating disorder symptoms

Lockdowns to help tackle the spread of Covid-19 could be linked to an increase in symptoms associated with eating disorders, new research suggests. The...

Apple research aims to destigmatise menstrual symptoms (Ld)

An Apple-led study has validated women's experiences of a wide range of menstrual cycle symptoms, including some that are less commonly known or...

Seed exchange concept to aid garlic cultivation: CISH

The Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) has announced a new seed-exchange concept, which will not only help in meeting the increased demand...

Astronomers discover most distant ‘radio-loud’ quasar

With the help of the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (ESO's VLT), astronomers have discovered the most distant quasar with powerful jets...