Saturday, September 19, 2020

CTU to start inter-state service from Sept 16, buses from other states allowed in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigath administration has allowed buses from other states to enter city with immediate effect and decided to operate inter-state bus service by Chandigarh Transport Undertaking(CTU) from September 16. The bus service was shut down due to Covid  in April last.

Indian Astronomers discover one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe

NEW DELHI: As a landmark achievement in Space missions, Indian Astronomers have discovered one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe.

Sharing this information here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said, it is a matter of pride that India’s first Multi-Wavelength Space Observatory "AstroSat" has detected extreme-UV light from a galaxy located 9.3 billion light-years away from Earth. The galaxy called AUDFs01 was discovered by a team of Astronomers led by Dr Kanak Saha from the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics(IUCAA) Pune.

ISRO cancels young scientists' programme due to Covid

BENGALURU: The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) cancelled its Young Scientists programme (Yuvika 2020) for this year due to the surging coronavirus cases across the country, an official said on Friday.

NASA sets up board to review Mars sample return plans

WASHINGTON: After sending a sophisticated sampling system with the Perseverance rover which is now on its way to Mars, NASA established an independent board which will help it in accomplishing the complicated mission of returning samples from the Red Planet.

NASA probe completes final practice before asteroid sample collection

WASHINGTON: NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has performed its final practice before making its first attempt to grab a sample from asteroid Bennu's surface in October.

NASA maps Beirut blast damage in high-precision image

NEW DELHI: NASA in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore on Saturday released a detailed high-res image that maps the devastating explosion in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, that killed over 150 people and is estimated to have caused billions of dollars' worth of damage.

SpaceX Crew Dragon returns with 2 NASA astronauts

WASHINGTON: Two NASA astronauts have safely returned to Earth from the International Space Station onboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, marking the completion of a historic flight called demonstration (Demo-2) mission.

SpaceX capsule set to return 2 NASA astronauts from space station

WASHINGTON: The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that carried two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station two months ago was set to depart the orbiting laboratory on Saturday.

Pilot can become CM if situation allows: Poonia

JAIPUR: At a time when Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been accusing the BJP of horse trading and making all efforts to topple his government amid the Covid-19 crisis, the state BJP chief has also showered a barrage of questions on the CM saying that his party should set its own house in order before pointing fingers at others.

Toronto Bhangra Team "Nachdi Jawani Folk Loverz" Wins the P.C.S. Trophy at Punjabi Cultural Society's Chicago competition

CHICAGO, IL: Punjabi Bhangra (folk dance) teams including University of Chicago, Spartan Bhangra from Cleveland Ohio, "Raakhe Virse De" from Michigan, SFU Bull Bhangra from Tampa Florida, Nachdi Jawani Folk Loverz from Toronto competed in the 10th PCS Chicago International Bhangra and Gidha Competition held on October 14, 2017 at Meadows Club, in Rolling Meadows Illinois.

Mega Auditions of ‘Mirchi Fashion Queen-Punjab 2017’

CT Group of Institutions hosted the Semi Finale of scintillating and fantabulous ‘MirchiFashion Queen-Punjab 2017,’ at Sardarni Manjit Kaur Auditorium, Shahpur Campus. 

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