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  • Non-lethal strategy effective but smugglers emboldened on India-Bangladesh border
  • Priyanka freed; Robert Vadra lauds wife, says he respects her more now
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away
  • Priyanka's 'dharna' ends after meeting Sonbhadra violence victims
  • Lalji Tandon replaces Anandiben as MP Governor
  • Venkaiah inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Veteran Journo Gora Sastri
  • FORMER DELHI CHIEF MINISTER SHEILA DIKSHIT PASSES AWAY
  • Fuel prices remain stable on Sat
  • Tax on super rich to support poor : Nirmala
  • Khaira holds CM & Badals equally responsible for miscarriage of justice
  • One lynched in Patna
  • Wrong to say Centre imposing Hindi : Nirmala
  • Punjab governor & CM accept Sidhu's resignation, Amarinder to hold power portfolio for time being
  • Cong stages 'dharna' in HP against Priyanka Gandhi's detention
  • Capt Amarinder protests UP govt's arbitrary & undemocratic detention of Priyanka
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Russia gives alpha emitter for India's 2nd lunar mission

Russia gives alpha emitter for India's 2nd lunar mission

New Delhi, Feb 14 (UNI) Russian state-run Rosatom is supplying pure alpha emitter for India’s second lunar mission Chandrayan-2 to help it analyse the moon’s surface. The alpha emitter, Radionuclide curium-244 (Cm-244) manufactured by Russian “State Scientific Center - Research Institute of Atomic Reactors” (JSC SSC RIAR) enables sources to determine chemical composition of any rocks and soils. It will be installed on the Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) aimed at analysing the lunar surface, a company spokesperson said today .The launch of second Chndrayan spacecraft is scheduled for 2018. Cm-244 production is produced by only two countries in the world- Russia and the US. UNI NAZ SW SNU 1518

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50th anniversary of Moon landing: Google honours Apollo 11 mission

50th anniversary of Moon landing: Google honours Apollo 11 mission

19 Jul 2019 | 11:30 AM

Kolkata, Jul 19 (UNI) To mark the 50th anniversary this week of NASA's Apollo 11 mission - the first time humans set foot on the lunar surface – Google today launched an animated video Doodle.

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World hunger not going down, obesity growing

World hunger not going down, obesity growing

15 Jul 2019 | 10:53 PM

New Delhi, Jul 15 (UNI) More than 820 million people in the world did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row.

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Scientists improve stability and efficiency of solar cells

15 Jun 2019 | 5:32 PM

New Delhi, Jun 15 (UNI) Scientists have improved stability and efficiency of solar cells by using Copper iodide interlayer to achieve increased stability and efficiency in perovskite elements, a promising material for manufacturing solar cells.

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Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

13 Jun 2019 | 3:37 PM

Dodoma, Jun 13 (UNI) Tanzanians "should not worry" about the spread of Ebola, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has said reacting to news that the disease had crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.

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Food safety is everyone’s business

Food safety is everyone’s business

07 Jun 2019 | 9:31 AM

Kolkata, Jun 7 (UNI) The first ever celebration of the United Nations World Food Safety Day, being marked globally on June 7, aims to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe.

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