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Schedule of Assam Elections

Assam Assembly elections will be held on Monday for 65 seats and here is the schedule of elections released by the Election Commission. In all, a total number of 19,984,486 voters are eligible to vote though the expected percentage of voting is around 65% this year. The major problem for the ruling Congress is anti-incumbency factor as it recieved flak ...

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Monsoon Forecast: Onset of Southwest Monsoon Around May 30 Likely

Every year, the onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala signals the arrival of monsoon over the Indian subcontinent and represents beginning of rainy season over the region and as per the practice, ESSO-India Meteorological Department (IMD) has been issuing forecasts using an indigenously developed statistical model, using six predictors. The predictors to forecast wouthwest monsoon include: i) Minimum Temperature over ...

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DSCOVR Satellite Game Changer to Forecast Earth Weather Accurately (Photos, Video)

A new mission to monitor solar activity is now making its way to an orbit one million miles from Earth. The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:03 p.m. EST Wednesday from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. DSCOVR, a partnership among the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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‘Super telescope’ to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world’s biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards, say researchers from the University of Sheffield in Britain. A consortium of universities, including Sheffield, are building cameras for the ‘super telescope’, Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST), on Haleakala mountain in Maui, Hawaii. “The development of this ...

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