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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



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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



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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



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Crescent not sighted, Eid Miladun Nabi on Nov 21

11 November, 2018 6:36 pm 6:36 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The moon of Rabiul Awaal was not been sighted in Pakistan on Thursday and the Eid Miladun Nabi, the birthday of Holy Prophet (PBUH), will be celebrated across Pakistan on November 21. Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman made this announcement here on Thursday, saying that first Rabiul Awal will be … Read More



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‘First Man’ depicts astronauts ‘with death nipping at the...

10 October, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Neil Armstrong went down in history as the first person on the moon, but it was the personal sacrifices and challenges along his journey that most interested the makers of movie “First Man.” “First Man,” opening worldwide this week, places audiences inside the bone-rattling, deafening, claustrophobic cockpits inhabited by Armstrong and … Read More



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Trump says expects announcement of new summit with North Korea’s Kim ...

09 September, 2018 10:02 am 10:02 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he expected a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be announced “pretty soon” but that the location had yet to be determined. Trump, during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the United Nations, said: “Chairman Kim has been really … Read More



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Muharram-ul-Haram moon not sighted, Yaum-e-Ashur on Sept 21

09 September, 2018 8:15 pm 8:15 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The moon of Muharram-ul-Haram, the first month of the Hijri year of 1440, has not been sighted throughout the country. This was announced by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Monday. The month of Muharram will begin from Wednesday (September 12) whereas the Yaum-e-Ashura will be observed on Friday (September … Read More



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Blood moon to dominate night sky in longest lunar eclipse of 21st Century

07 July, 2018 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – A blood moon will dominate the sky across much of the world on Friday night when the earth’s natural satellite moves into the shadow of our planet for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century. The total eclipse will last 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial eclipse … Read More



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