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ISRO Chandrayaan 2: About it; Why was it called off? What is planned next?

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Chandrayaan-2 mission was described as one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Chandryaan-2 was going to be carried to its designated orbit by ISRO’s most powerful launcher 640-tonne GSLV MK-III or “Bahubali”, a three-stage vehicle which is capable of launching 4-tonne class of satellites to the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) in the space.

It was planned that 973.7 seconds after lift-off from Sriharikota, Chandryaan-2, carrying with it the Lander-Vikram and the Moon Rover-Pragyaan, will get separated from the rocket and head to the south pole of the Moon. The journey of Chadrayaan 2 is expected to take nearly two months (54 days) from the launch date. The distance between the earth and the moon is calculated to be about 3.844 lakh km, and the lander-orbiter separation will take place on the 50th day of the journey.
The Lander named Vikram is designed to make a soft landing on the Moon after the vessel reaches the Moon’s Surface and then the Rover, Pragyaan will then roll out to carry out the designated experiments. The landing of the lander Vikram was planned between two of the craters on the Moon and the rover Pragyaan, to travel up to 0.5 km at a speed of one centimeter per second and to communicate with the lander.
The rover will utilize solar energy for its functioning. All the important components of the modules of Chandrayaan-2 were manufactured by Union government-run center in the capital city of Odisha, Bhubaneswar. These components include seven specific assemblies for navigation and inertial momentum of the orbiter in addition to the limbs of the rover ‘Pragyaan’ have also been manufactured by the center at Bhubaneswar. The center had started manufacturing the Chandrayaan-2’s parts in March 2017. In a statement to the media, ISRO said that through the launch of Chandrayaan-2, the space agency aimed to improve the understanding of the Moon, which could lead to discoveries that will benefit our country India and humanity as a whole.

The Decision To Call Off

https://twitter.com/isro/status/1150520298761936896

ISRO officials claimed that every one of the thirteen modules had its own set of scientific experiments and objectives. The lander and rover will only be functional for fourteen days or one lunar day whereas the Orbiter will continue its mission for a year. If everything goes according to plan, the lander will touchdown near the South Pole of the Moon on 6 September 2019.

Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientist Ravi Gupta gave the decision to call off Monday’s launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 and said that it was done at the right time before the occurrence of any big mishap with the vessel.

Chandrayaan 2, the successor to ISRO’s Chandrayaan 1 mission that confirmed the presence of water on the moon – a landmark achievement – was scheduled to spend 14 Earth days checking for more water reserves on the Moon but due to the cancellation of the mission, it is postponed till further notice.

What Now?

Apart from its disheartening tweet announcing that the Chandrayaan-2 mission has been called off, for now, the Indian Space Research Organisation has also not said much about what happens next.

However, a report by the news agency Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), said that the space agency will now focus on investigating what went wrong on the GSLV Mk-III and will soon provide a new launch date.

Significantly, the problem was observed on board the Rocket and not the Chandrayaan-2 payload, which means that the entire mission is not currently in jeopardy and will surely take a slightly long time to be rectified.

ISRO’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) Guruprasad said the revised launch date will be announced sooner. Till then let us wait for the announcements of ISRO. Keep connected with us to be updated with the latest and trending news every day. Hope to see you soon.

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It is Sunday and it implies it is the ideal opportunity for Hollywood Newsmakers of the Week. This week was loaded up with nearly everything. The Critics Choice Awards 2020 was reported, commending the best of exhibitions from 2019. Then, Jennifer Aniston joined Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow for a speedy smaller than usual Friends gathering.
Notwithstanding, there were a couple of different VIPs who made a stronger clamour than the others. Right away, here’s a gander at a couple of Hollywood Newsmakers of the Week:
BTS drops Black Swan:
Following quite a while of expectation, BTS dropped their first single titled Black Swan this week from their forthcoming collection Map of the Soul: 7. In contrast to their past music recordings, the new single sees BTS work together with MN Dance Company for a workmanship film. The hypnotizing music video has left the ARMY in amazement. The band has additionally declared that they will play out the tune on The Late Show with James Corden.
Sovereign Harry and Meghan Markle lose their HRH titles:
Amid reports about Megxit, Queen Elizabeth II concluded Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s regal split understanding. The new arrangement ripped off their His and Her Royal Highness titles. It has been uncovered that Harry and Meghan won’t get open assets for obligations did in the interest of their family. They will likewise need to reimburse $3 million spent on redesigning their U.K. home.
Selena Gomez’s new tattoo:
She’s uncommon and she’s creation certain she remembers it with another tattoo. Selena Gomez has another tattoo that peruses Rare, commending her new collection. The new tattoo is set on her neck. Her new tattoo comes days after it was accounted for that she has another tattoo recognizing her 2017 kidney transplant.
Oscar Nominations 2020:
The Oscars nominations 2020 were reported for the current week. Joker packed away 11 designations with Joaquin Phoenix assigned for Best Actor. Sometime in the distant past in Hollywood, 1917 and The Irishman followed the DC themed motion picture in the nomination list.
Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden in Russo Brothers series:
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden are meeting up for an Amazon Prime series by Avengers: Endgame chiefs Russo Brothers. Close to 12 months after Joe Russo admitted he was in talks with PeeCee for a non-MCU adventure, the task was reported for the current week.
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JEE Main 2020 Result Declared: Direct Link Here, Check JEE Main Toppers List 2020

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NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 Result for January examination conducted between Jan 6 to Jan 9 on January 17, 2020, at around 9 pm. The direct link for JEE Main result of 2020 has been provided below. The JEE Main results of BE/BTech have been announced for now and for paper B.Arch and B.Planning results will be announced later. Along with the result, the National Testing Agency has also published JEE Main 2020 final answer keys for paper 1: BE/BTech on the official website. The direct link for the same has been provided below.

Direct Link for JEE Main 2020 Result for January examination: Click here

Direct Link to Download JEE Main 2020 final answer keys for the Paper 1, BE/BTech: Click here

According to the official notification by NTA, about 9,21,261 candidates have registered and 8,69,010 candidates have appeared for B.E. /B. Tech (Paper 1) examination this year, 2020.

For more information, candidates can download the press release declared by NTA of JEE Main 2020 January examination: Download Here

How to Check JEE Main 2020 Result?

  1. Click on the official website of JEE Main, nta.nic.in
  2. You will see the option ‘View Result/Scorecard’ in the centre of the website.
  3. Enter your JEE Main Application Number, date of birth and security pin.
  4. Click on Submit.
  5. JEE Main 2020 results will be displayed.
  6. Download and take a print out of your JEE Main 2020 scorecards.
  7. Keep your scorecards safe till the admission process conclude.

JEE Main 2020 Toppers List

About 9 candidates have scored 100 percentile in JEE Main 2020 examination this year. Check the table below:

Serial NumberApplication No.Candidates NameState Code of Eligibility
1.200310065452LANDA JITENDRAANDHRA PRADESH
2.200310404791THADAVARTHI VISHNU SRI SAI SANKARANDHRA PRADESH
3.200310120506NISHANT AGARWALDELHI (NCT)
4.200310012227NISARG CHADHAGUJARAT
5.200310041891DIVYANSHU AGARWALHARYANA
7.200310166791PARTH DWIVEDIRAJASTHAN
6.200310436560AKHIL JAINRAJASTHAN
8.200310594754RONGALA ARUN SIDDARDHATELANGANA
9.200310386279CHAGARI KOUSHAL KUMAR REDDYTELANGANA

 

JEE Main 2020 April Examination Details

Next, JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in the month of April starting from April 3, 2020, to April 9, 2020. The online registration/application process for JEE Main 2020 April session will start from February 7, 2020, till March 7, 2020. The Admit cards for JEE Main 2020 (April) session will be declared in the month of March and the results for the same will be declared on April 30, 2020.

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Nirbhaya Case: Death execution dates revised, Will Now Hang On Feb 1 At 6 am, Says Delhi Court

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Today, hours after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected a mercy petition filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts a new date has been issued revising the death execution of the four convicts for the heinous crime.

The four men will now be executed at 6 am on February 1, who are convicted of the gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedic student medical student in Delhi in 2012, Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said today.

The new death warrants are dated to exactly 14 days from today, in accordance with a law that states convicts to be executed must have a reprieve from the time their mercy plea is turned down.

Last week the same trial court judge had declared Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Akshay Kumar Singh, and Pawan Gupta were to be hanged at Delhi’s Tihar Jail on January. However, Tihar officials on Thursday, five days before, the scheduled execution, asked for a new date, saying the executions could not take place till after all mercy pleas were settled.

The petition had been forwarded to the President via the Home Ministry late Thursday night and was rejected this afternoon. Nirbhaya’s mother, Asha Devi, had made a public appeal to the President to summarily reject the petition.

The dates can be prolonged ahead as the three other convicts too have yet to file their respective mercy petitions, which they may do at any time prior to their execution. Therefore, each time such a petition is filed and rejected, that 14-day period will be observed, and thereby potentially prolonging the execution.

A 23-year-old paramedic student, referred to as Nirbhaya, was gang-raped and brutally assaulted on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a moving bus in south Delhi by six persons before being thrown out on the road. She died on December 29, 2012, at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

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CA Final Result Nov 2019: Check CA Final Result, Pass Percentage, Toppers

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ICAI CA Final Result of November 2019 for the old and new course has been announced on January 16, 2020, at 3:30 pm but was expected to be announced at around 6 PM in the evening. The students can check the result through the direct link given below or visit the official website of ICAI. The overall CA pass percentage under the old syllabus is 10.19 per cent and 15.12 per cent under the new syllabus. On May 2019, the overall CA pass percentage under old syllabus was 22.29 per cent and 26.62 per cent under the new syllabus.

Check CA Final Result Nov 2019 for the old and new course from the following links:

  1. icai.nic.in
  2. icaiexam.icai.org
  3. caresults.icai.org 

Steps to download the ICAI CA Final Results Nov 2019

CA candidates can follow the below steps to download the ICAI CA Final Results of November 19, 2019.

Step 1: Visit the official website of ICAI or click the links mentioned above

Step 2: Enter the registration no. and the CA examination roll number

Step 3: Download and print the ICAI CA Final Result 2019 for the future reference

CA Final Nov 2019 Result through SMS

Candidates can also get their CA Final Nov 19 results through SMS:

Create a new message as follows:

Under New Scheme-

CAFNLNEW(space)XXXXXX(where XXXXXX is the 6 digits CA Nov 19 final examination roll number)

Under Old Scheme –

CAFNLOld(space)XXXXXX(where XXXXXX is the 6 digits CA Nov 19 final examination roll number)

  1. CAFNL 000139

and send the message to 57575. This SMS facility is available for all mobile services.

CA Final Nov 2019 Pass Percentages

Check below the ICAI CA final pass percentage of November 2019 examination for group 1 and group 2 under old syllabus.

Applied forCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Group 127409738426.94%
Group 237589867923.09%
Both Group 1 And 2802181710.19%

 

Check below the ICAI CA final pass percentage of November 2019 examination for group 1 and group 2 under the new syllabus.

Applied forCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Group 127861483017.34%
Group 226972759328.15%
Both Group 1 And 215003226815.12%

CA Final Nov 2019 Toppers

Suryansh Agarwal from Noida and Abhay Bajoria from Kolkata has topped the CA Nov 19 final examination under the new syllabus. Check below the table:

CA Final AIR ICA Final AIR ICA Final AIR IICA Final AIR III
NameAbhay BajoriaSuryansh AgarwalDhruv KothariDarshan Mukeshkumar Shah
CityKolkataNoidaKolkataAhmedabad
Roll No.425315432947424840401346
Marks603/800603/800577/800575/800
Percentage %75.3875.3872.1371.88

Source: ICAI

Source: ICAI

Gurram Naga Sri Krishna Praneeth from Vijayawada has topped the CA Nov 19 final examination under old syllabus. Check below the table:

CA Final AIR ICA Final AIR ICA Final AIR II
NameGurram Naga Sri Krishna PraneethVarada K PDhawal Kapoorchand Chopda
CityVijayawadaMannarkkadMumbai
Roll No.367788353715362019
Marks577/800548/800531/800
Percentage %72.13%68.5066.38

Source: ICAI

Candidates can visit the ICAI website press release section for more information regarding pass percentage, merit list and toppers: Click here

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Doubling investments on Amazon Prime Videos in India, says Jeff Bezos

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Amazon Prime Video is getting good response in India than anywhere else, that is why the company CEO Jeff Bezos has said  he will rise its investment for the streaming service in India .

“In Japan, Germany and in America also Prime Video is doing well.  But India is doing much better than other countries”. Bezos said this on 16 January. He also said  “the world is witnessing a golden age of television, and i want Amazon to be the most talent friendly studio in the world and India features prominently in this plan.

Bezos met Bollywood celebrities at a gathering where he talked with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and director Zoya Akhtar.

The streamer, which rivals Netflix and Hotstar, also unveile seven more shows. The shows are Dilli, Bandish Bandits, Paatal Lok, Gormint, Mumbai Diaries-26/11, The Last Hour and Sons of Soil- Jaipur Pink Panthers, will soon be joining its exclusive Indian content slate.

Bezos said ” A person should not try for a successful formula in entertainment. Storytelling is an incredibly difficult art because people always looking for something new”.”This is one of those businesses which really takes human creativity. I want Amazon Studios to be all over the world. When you look at TV series today, they are really good in terms of content. They’re as good as the very best movies have ever been. And now we’re getting the best storytellers and actors to come and do work”.

“One of the hardest things that humans do is tell creating, engaging, inspiring stories. When you get it right, it can change the world,” he said further.

Amazon Prime has signed up with the majority of Indian production houses and stars for dedicated series and shows. Bezos was also meet some corporate person. Bezos added that “the Prime membership, which comes with free shipping from Amazon, has also proved great for the e-commerce service”.These are the reason we made a decision to increase in our Prime Video investments here” he said. The number of hours that people watched Prime Video had grown by six times in just two years in India, he added.

Bezos came to India on 15 January made a commitment to invest $1 billion in India over the next few years, calling it India’s decade which we have entered in.  Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on 16January said that Amazon has not done any favor by committing the money.

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