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Jan 17, 2017
Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died, his family said.
Jan 13, 2017
Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon hints at possible run for South Korean presidency, say reportsFormer UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, upon returning to South Korea, has hinted that he would run in the forthcoming presidential election, underlining his past 10 years of experience as the chief official of the international organisation.
Jan 10, 2017
Moon may have formed from collision of tiny 'moonlets', says new studySmall 'moonlets' may have collided to form the moon as we see it today, according to a new study.
Jan 08, 2017
Solar storms can trigger sparks, melt soil on Moon: NasaPowerful solar storms can charge up the surface in frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the poles of the Moon and possibly produce "sparks" that vaporise and melt the lunar soil, a new Nasa study has found.
Jan 07, 2017
Top Indian diplomat in UN panel set up by Antonio Guterres to tackle sexual abuseNew UN chief Antonio Guterres has set up a task force, which includes a senior Indian diplomat, to develop a "game-changing" strategy aimed at preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.
Jan 01, 2017
Insight 2017: A year to get excited about making a trip to Mars, yes, MarsOur prediction for the most interesting place in 2017 has less to do with earthly exoticism and everything to do with space exploration that has captured our collective imaginations, and will continue to do so for many years, nay decades, to come. Specifically, we’re talking about Mars.
Dec 27, 2016
Park Geun-hye impeachment: South Korean MPs split from ruling party over corruption scandalDozens of lawmakers split from South Korea's ruling party Tuesday over the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye in a move that could shape presidential elections that might take place in a few months.
Dec 23, 2016
Demonetisation effect: As tourists stay away, note ban puts 50 million livelihoods at riskIn the weeks following demonetisation, the tourism industry in Goa has been hit badly with both local and foreign tourists leaving early after being inconvenienced by the note ban. Bookings also fell rapidly in Kerala and Karnataka
Dec 22, 2016
India and Pakistan should resolve their differences through dialogue: Ban Ki-moonOutgoing UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through dialogue and exercise restraint as he maintained his concern over the increase in tensions between the two neighbours along the Line of Control in recent months.
Dec 19, 2016
Ban Ki- Moon criticises South Korea president, expresses concerns over lack of good governanceUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised South Korea president Park Geun-hye's administration over a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, voicing concerns over the country's "lack of good governance", the media reported on Monday.