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Mangalyaan Faces 14-Day Blackout on Mars, NASA’s MAVEN Too

Beginning today, ISRO’s Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission will face “blackout” with snapped up communication from the satellite and NASA’s MAVEN too will face similar situation as the Red Planet will pass behind the Sun in what is called “Solar Conjunction” for 14 days. The solar conjunction, that occures every 26 months, will make NASA’s rovers Curiosity and Opportunity remain incommunicado ...

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CBSE Class 10 Results Delayed to May 27

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) delayed the Class 10 results 2015 to May 27 owing to some apparent technical glitches, disappointing many students and parents alike. Unconfirmed reports from sources say the results will be published on May 27. Once they are uploaded, students can check their result with their roll number and also download the marks sheet. ...

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AP SSC (Class 10) Results 2015 to be Out on May 20

The Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh (BSEAP) has officially confirmed that the results of the Class 10 exams will be published on its official website on Wednesday, May 20 around 11 am in the morning, if no technical glitches surface at the last minute.   Click here or visit: http://bseap.org/Index.aspx for Class 10 (SSC 2015) results. In addition, some private websites ...

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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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Russia’s Lost ‘Spinning’ Spacecraft to Fall on Earth Tonight

Russian scientists have repeatedly maintained that the lost spacecraft Progress M27M will fall to earth tonight (Thursday/Friday, May 7/8, 2015) and the chances are that it may be seen hovering over the US, Colombia, Brazil and Indonesia before burn up itself mostly in the sky. The Russian spacecraft has gone out of control after liftoff on 28 April 2015. Fortunately ...

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Karnataka CET 2015 Exam Postponed from April 29 to May 12

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The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (K-CET) for the session 2015 scheduled to be held on April 29 and 30, 2015 has been postponed to May 12 and 13, said the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The nationwide strike by Central trade Unions and KSRTC staff federation on April 30 has led to the imminent postponement. Since the admission test to private ...

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2 Days More, Rahul Gandhi Will be Back, ‘to Cheer BJP’?

Absent for long, Rahul Gandhi, Congress Vice President, will re-appear on national political scene effective from April 15, after going on a 2-month sabbatical with prior permission from his mother. The Congress party said he would be leading a Kisan (farmer) rally against the Land Acquisition Bill on April 16 and perhaps 19 sharing the dais with his mother and ...

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Dawn Inching Closer to Ceres Orbit, 2 Days Short of Rendezvous

NASA’s spacecraft Dawn is approaching its target Ceres dwarf planet as planned for a historic rendezvous set for Friday, March 6, 2015. As the spacecraft is inching closer to the dwarf planet, it has sent new images captured about the dwarf planet Ceres, making the team on the earth excited and upbeat. “Dawn is about to make history,” said Robert ...

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Comedy is about telling the truth: Russell Peters (Interview)

By Siddharth Jha  New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): Comedy is about telling the truth in a funny way, says world-famous stand-up comedian Russell Peters, ahead of his multi-city tour in India, where a group of humorists are currently facing criticism for showcasing an insult comedy show. Peters, whose Almost Famous World Tour, will be staged in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad ...

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Russell Peters to perform in Bangalore on Feb 21

Stand up comedian Russell Peters, who will be in India as part of his upcoming Almost Famous world tour, will perform in Bangalore on February 21. Starting Feb 11, Peters will also perform in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai. “After setting attendance records around the world and completing one of the biggest comedy tours ever with his notorious world tour, ...

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IPL 2015 auction in Bangalore on Feb. 16; Where to watch live, free online live streaming information

Raising the curtains for the year 2015’s Indian Premier League (IPL), the BCCI will hold the auction for the eighth series of the mega event at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore on February 16. The proceedings will begin at 9:30 am on 16 February 2015. The Auction will be conducted by Richard Madley, a professional auctioneer from England, who has ...

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Google to roll out Glass 2 soon

As the world remains in sort of shock over the news of sudden Google Glass demise, Google has confirmed it is actually working on an upgraded Google Glass 2 instead, keeping the program live for some more years. While announcing the closure of its Google Glass Explorer programme and taking the original wearable device off sale Monday, the company in ...

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NASA to Launch SMAP Mission to Study Moisture, Predict Drought Accurately

NASA has announced the launch of its upcoming Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission on January 29 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to provide accurate, highest-resolution global measurements of soil moisture ever obtained from space. SMAP will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket and maneuver into a 426-mile (685-kilometer) altitude, ...

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CES 2015: Nvidia Launches Tegra X1 Drive computers for Auto-Piloted Cars

Nvidia has launched its Tegra X1 powered Drive computers for auto-piloted cars, one computers-Drive PX, for developing auto-pilot capabilities, and another Drive CX, for advanced cockpit systems. Th vision of the future was presented in the first public demo of NVIDIA DRIVE PX by Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, kicking off the International Consumer Electronics Show. “When you’re done with dinner, ...

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