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India targets new moon mission in 2020

01 January, 2020 7:32 pm 7:32 pm

BANGLORE (AFP) – India plans to make a fresh attempt to land an unmanned mission on the moon in 2020 after a failed bid last year, the head of the country’s space programme said Wednesday. Work is going smoothly on the Chandrayaan-3 mission to put a rover probe on the moon’s surface, Indian Space Research … Read More

Rabiul Awwal, moon, sighted, 12th Rabiul Awwal, Nov 10

Rabiul Awwal moon sighted, 12th Rabiul Awwal on Nov 10

10 October, 2019 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The moon of Rabiul Awwal has been sighted and the 12th Rabiul Awwal will fall on November 10 (Sunday). The announcement was made after a meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Halal Committee in the federal capital on Tuesday. Zonal committees from Lahore, Peshawar, and Quetta also gathered evidence and witnesses regarding moon … Read More


India’s historic moonshot appears to end in failure as Chandrayaan-2 ...

09 September, 2019 3:19 am 3:19 am

NEW DELHI – India’s attempt to become the first nation to land a spacecraft near the Moon’s unexplored south pole has apparently ended in failure. The Chandrayaan-2 approached the Moon as normal until an error occurred about 2.1km (1.3 miles) from the surface, officials said. India’s Space Research Organization (Isro) said it lost contact seconds … Read More

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Muharram moon sighted in Pakistan, Ashura on Sep 10

08 August, 2019 7:42 pm 7:42 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Muharram-ul-Haram moon has been sighted across the country, it was announced by Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman after a meeting on Saturday. Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that Muharram, the first month of the Islamic (Hijri) calendar will begin from Sunday, September 1, 2019 and the day of Ashura … Read More

Zul Hijjah moon sighted, Eidul Azha in Pakistan on August 12

08 August, 2019 8:47 pm 8:47 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Zul Hijjah moon was sighted on Friday and Eidul Azha will be celebrated across the country on August 12. This was announced by Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman after a meeting. He said that they had received 72 evidences of sighting the moon. However, the meetings of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees … Read More

Zul Hijjah moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eidul Azha on August 11

08 August, 2019 10:50 pm 10:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Zul Hijjah moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia on Thursday and Eidul Azha will be celebrated on August 11. Accordingly, the Day of Arafat, which is the day of Haj that falls a day before Eid Eidul Azha will be on August 10, Saturday. To sight the moon in Pakistan, a … Read More


Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical hitch

07 July, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – The launch of India’s second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour before the scheduled blast-off, due to a technical problem. The countdown stopped 56 minutes before the launch after a “technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system,” India’s space agency said. The satellite had been scheduled for … Read More

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Trump says both he and North Korea’s Kim want to meet at DMZ

06 June, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both want to meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day, raising hopes for an encounter that could jump-start stalled nuclear talks. Trump arrived in Seoul for talks with South Korean … Read More

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Moon-sighting to be decided under religious teachings: CII chief

05 May, 2019 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Dr Qibla Ayaz has said that Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will remain a key part in determining moon-sighting and Eid despite the presence of a lunar calendar on Tuesday. He said the sighting of moon always decided in the light of the teachings of holy Quran and … Read More

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Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active

05 May, 2019 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth – not the inert world some scientists had believed it to be – based on a new analysis disclosed on Monday of quakes measured by seismometers in operation on the moon from 1969 and 1977. Researchers examining the seismic data gathered during … Read More

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Moon not sighted, first of Ramazan tomorrow

05 May, 2019 8:42 pm 8:42 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The moon of Ramazan 1440 has not been sighted across Pakistan and the first Ramazan will be on Tuesday. Arrangements have been finalized for Taraweeh in mosques across the country. On the other hand, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Ch said that the country would get rid of unnecessary … Read More

Moon, sighted, Saudi Arabia, 1st Ramazan, Monday

Moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia, 1st Ramazan on Monday

05 May, 2019 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

RIYADH (92 News) – The Ramzan moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, hence the first of the holy month will be observed in the country on Monday. The Saudi Supreme Court had asked the people to see the Ramazan moon for two days, but it could not be sighted till Saturday … Read More

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After the Moon in 2024, NASA wants to reach Mars by 2033

04 April, 2019 6:42 pm 6:42 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has made it clear they want astronauts back on the Moon in 2024, and now, they are zeroing in on the Red Planet — the US space agency confirmed that it wants humans to reach Mars by 2033. Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s administrator, said Tuesday that … Read More

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Eclipse watchers howl at Super Blood Wolf Moon

01 January, 2019 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

(Reuters) – Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9 pm Pacific time on Sunday and our celestial neighbor was bathed reddish-orange during a Super Blood Wolf Moon. “Amazing. As you can see, it’s a party atmosphere and everyone is just enjoying … Read More

First solar eclipse of the year today

01 January, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Parts of Southeast Asia will witness the first solar eclipse of 2019 today lasting for four hours and 15 minutes. However, it will not be visible in Pakistan. Solar eclipse will start at evening by 4pm at 34 minutes and will end at 8pm after 34 minutes. Eclipses can be viewed … Read More