Kepler Space Telescope Bid ‘Goodnight’ With Final Set of Commands

On November 15 evening, NASA’s Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth. The “goodnight” commands finalize the spacecraft’s transition into retirement, which began on Oct. 30 with NASA’s announcement that Kepler had run out of fuel and could no longer conduct science. Coincidentally, Kepler’s “goodnight” Read More …

Govt delegates powers to local bodies for giving environmental clearance

The Union Government has delegated powers to local bodies to ensure compliance of environmental conditions for buildings, construction and area development projects measuring between 20,000 and 50,000 square metres.  According to a notification of the Union Environment Ministry, local bodies have also been given the powers to ensure environmental conditions Read More …

India-UK Cancer Research Initiative launched in New Delhi

The India-UK Cancer Research Initiative was launched on November 14, 2018 at the Inaugural Researchers’ Summit in New Delhi .  The summit facilitates knowledge sharing and communication among scientists, researchers, epidemiologists, clinicians, public health professionals and industry in the field of oncology. The research phases of the India-UK Cancer Research Initiative will be overseen Read More …