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NASA finds debris of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander on Moon

NASA finds debris of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander on Moon

Washington, Dec 3 (UNI) US space agency NASA has found the debris of Chandrayaan 2's lander, Vikram, on the lunar surface, the agency tweeted late on Monday with images.

The image (tweeted by NASA) shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field.

"The Chandrayaan2 Vikram lander has been found by our NASAMoon mission, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter." NASA said in a tweet.

The lander had lost contact shortly before the scheduled attempt to soft-land on the moon on September 7. The lander, which was on its course till the approaching nearly 2.1 km from the floor of the Moon, failed as the ground stations lost its control and the mission received a serious setback.

"Despite the loss, getting that close to the surface was an amazing achievement', NASA said in a statement.

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Day after violent clashes, Pakistan lawyers, doctors go on strike

Day after violent clashes, Pakistan lawyers, doctors go on strike

12 Dec 2019 | 8:58 PM

Lahore, Dec 11 (UNI) Hundreds of lawyers who stormed and ransacked a hospital in the Pakistan city a day ago, staged a protest here on Thursday after talks between the High Court Bar Association and city administration broke down, media reported.

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Britain votes: Conservative Party leading polls

Britain votes: Conservative Party leading polls

12 Dec 2019 | 8:29 PM

London, Dec 12 (UNI) According to Savanta ComRes survey, Conservatives are 41 per cent ahead of Labour Party on 36 per cent in the Britain's second general election in the backof Brexit.

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Over 400 dead, nearly 9,000 injured in Iraq protests: UN Report

Over 400 dead, nearly 9,000 injured in Iraq protests: UN Report

12 Dec 2019 | 7:54 PM

Baghdad, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 424 people have been killed and 8,758 injured in Iraq protests since October 2018, said a report issued by the human rights office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq UNAMI on the demonstrations in Iraq
"Since the beginning of last October, violence during the demonstrations had killed at least 424 people, and wounded at least 8,758, including members of the Iraqi security forces," the report said.

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Over 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack at Niger army base

Over 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack at Niger army base

12 Dec 2019 | 7:50 PM

Niamey, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 71 soldiers have been killed in a terrorist attack on a military base in the West Africa country.

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Bangladesh: 11 killed in factory, over 30 injured

Bangladesh: 11 killed in factory, over 30 injured

12 Dec 2019 | 7:47 PM

Dhaka, Dec 12 (UNI) About 11 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a fire at a factory in central Bangladesh, media reported on Thursday.

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