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3 astronauts back on Earth after months in space

Three astronauts have landed safely in Kazakhstan on Wednesday after five-and-a-half-month of performing research and spacewalks in low-Earth orbit.

Punjab: DDPO, BDPO and Panchayat Secy arrested in multi-crore Jheurheri panchayat land purchase scam

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau today arrested former SAS Nagar District Development and Panchayat Officer (DDPO) Gurvinder Singh Sarao, Malvinder Singh BDPO and a Panchayat Secretary for committing misappropriation of about Rs. 8 crores regarding purchase of agricultural and commercial land at a cost of Rs. 23.62 crore for gram panchayat Jheurheri, SAS Nagar district with the compensation amount received from the government for acquisition of 36 acre panchayat land for construction of international airport. The Mohali court has sent all the accused for 2 days vigilance remand.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch now on Feb 21

Elon Musk-run SpaceX will now launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink broadband satellites and the Paz radar-imaging satellite for Spain on Wednesday.

Congress government in Punjab carries the 'Goonda Tax' legacy of SAD-BJP regime

CHANDIGARH: The 'Goonda Tax' (forced extortion from businesses), a term more familiar in states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar has made inroads in Punjab during the previous regime of SAD-BJP government headed by Parkash Singh Badal. The present Congress government headed by Capt Amarinder Singh has been carrying forward the legacy of Badal's that too with impunity.

SpaceX preparing Starlink demo satellite launch: Report

SpaceX is targeting February 17 for the test launch of its first satellite for global internet constellation -- a project, informally known as Starlink, which aims to provide low-cost internet access on a global scale, the media reported.

SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket

SpaceX successfully launched the worlds most powerful rocket, a towering behemoth known as the Falcon Heavy that tore through the sky with the thundering force of 18 Boeing 747 jetliners.

5th Gill Commission interim report finds 41 cases to be false

In its 5th interim report submitted to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today, Justice (Retd.) Mehtab Singh Gill Commission of Inquiry has recommended action, mainly cancellation of FIRs, in 41 cases, taking the total number of such cases so far to 258.
Among the cases in which cancellation has been recommended in this report are FIRs against Vijay Sayal, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Gurdaspur, and Sikh religious preacher Baljit Singh Daduwal, both of which which the Commission described as culmination of vendetta resulting from their refusal to obey the diktats of former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and former Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Department of Space tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites next fiscal

The Department of Space has been allocated Rs 8,936.97 crore in the Budget for various space-related projects. It has also been tasked to achieve certain targets - deliver three earth observation, two communication satellites - next fiscal.

Jio Phone connecting the next 50 crore unconnected Indians

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (“Jio”) announced today that this Republic Day will mark an acceleration towards achieving the vision of Digital Freedom for the 50 Crore feature phone users of India. Currently, they can neither afford even the cheapest 4G LTE smartphone, nor the exorbitant cost of data and voice charged for 2G services. Consequently, they are unable to avail benefits of a smartphone and the digital ecosystem unlocked by a 4G LTE connection. This digital disempowerment and unfairness must end.

More than 150 petrol pump dealers reach Mohali to join indefinite hunger strike

The ongoing hunger strike by the Punjab petrol pump dealers continued on Day 2 in SAS Nagar (Mohali) with the Punjab government remaining apathetic to the rightful demand of the Petrol Pump Dealers’ Association of Punjab (PPDAP) for parity in VAT on petrol and diesel with neighbouring states.

India launches 31 satellites, puts Cartosat-2 into orbit

India on Friday deployed a remote sensing Cartosat and 30 other satellites, including 28 from six nations into the earth's orbit after a copybook launch from its spaceport here.

India begins countdown to launch 31 satellites on Friday

India began countdown early Thursday for launching 31 satellites in a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from its spaceport here, said the space agency.

'Rocket man' K. Sivan appointed new ISRO chief

NEW DELHI: Prominent scientist K. Sivan, known as the "Rocket Man" for his significant contribution in the development of cryogenic engines for India's space programme,was on Wednesday appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Mohali Mayor given show cause notice for his removal for misuse of power and funds

CHANDIGARH: "The corrupt practices would not be tolerated at any cost and as part of this commitment the Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Mohali Kulwant Singh has been given show  cause notice for his removal from his councillorship and 2 other officers have been suspended after taking strong note of the misdemeanors of these people regarding causing loss to the state exchequer. The case recommending suspension of the then Commissioner has been sent to the Government. Apart from this 2 other officials have been chargesheeted too."

ED attaches Rs 117 cr assets of Indu Projects promoter

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 117.74 crore of three companies belonging to Indu Projects Ltd Managing Director Indukuri Syam Prasad Reddy for his alleged investments in a firm floated by YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Gurugram Fortis' blood bank, pharmacy licences suspended

Blood bank and pharmacy licences of Gurugram's Fortis hospital have been suspended over the death of seven-year-old Adya Singh due to dengue in September and for charging Rs 16 lakh for the child's treatment, an official said on Saturday.

India to launch 31 satellites on Jan 10

India will launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a space official on Saturday.

GST Council caused 'notional' loss of Rs 20,000 cr, CBI should probe: Goa Congress

PANAJI: Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the initial fixation of "exorbitant" tax rates by the GST Council, which he claimed had caused a "notional" loss of Rs 20,000 crore to the central and states' exchequer.

Akalis-BJP real culprits responsible for power tariff hike in Punjab, says Jakhar

Ridiculing SAD for indulging in political gimmickry over the recent power tariff hike, effected by PSERC in the state, Punjab Congress President and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar said the Akalis should stage protests in Delhi instead of planning dharnas in Punjab as the Prime Minister and other senior BJP leaders, along with the Badals, were the real culprits responsible for putting this burden on the people.

US astronauts conduct seven-hour spacewalk outside ISS

WASHINGTON: Two US astronauts conducted a nearly seven-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), repairing the orbiting laboratory's robotic arm, replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera.


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