Docking with ISS: The Nasa-SpaceX crew mission that ends US’ launch drought

Nine many years after the suspension of shuttle missions, the Nationwide Aeronautics and House Administration (Nasa) is now on the cusp of ending its start drought. The agency is established to blast off two astronauts on a SpaceX flight into orbit. This will be the initially occasion of the place agency collaborating with a personal participant on a mission involving astronauts.

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are at the Kennedy House Centre in Florida awaiting their start, scheduled on May possibly 27. Right before leaving for Florida, Hurley claimed: “It’s an remarkable time for Nasa and the place programme

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Coronavirus LIVE: 80% train journeys undertaken by UP, Bihar migrants

Passengers board a special train for New Delhi at Bhubaneswar railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, Bhubaneswar

Passengers board a specific practice for New Delhi at Bhubaneswar railway station, throughout the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, Bhubaneswar

Coronavirus in India updates: India recorded on Saturday its biggest solitary-day spike in coronavirus circumstances, of at minimum six,654, according to info compiled by Worldometer. The state now has one hundred twenty five,149 circumstances and as numerous as three,728 folks have died.

As the race in the direction of discovering a vaccine against the virus intensifies, Oxford College started innovative human trials. On Friday, Oxford stated that the researchers have started recruiting grown ups and young children for innovative human trials … Read More

RBI forecasts economic contraction, announces a sharp 40-bp rate cut

Projecting a contraction in growth for the latest fiscal, the Reserve Lender of India (RBI) on Friday went for a further 40 basis points slash in policy repo price, even as it warned that inflation, particularly in food, is on the rise yet again.

Repo price is the curiosity price the banking companies give the RBI to borrow revenue.

The 6-member financial policy committee (MPC) also held the policy stance unchanged at ‘accommodative’ for “as extensive as necessary” to revive growth.

“It is in the growth outlook that the MPC judged the hazards to be gravest,” RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

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KKR picks up 2.32% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Jio Platforms for Rs 11,367 cr

Jio Platforms, the digital services subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL) is selling a two.32 per cent stake for Rs eleven,367 crore to KKR. The transaction, declared on Friday, values Jio Platforms at an equity worth of Rs four.ninety one trillion and organization valuation of Rs 5.16 trillion. This valuation is comparable to the discounts declared above the previous two months with Vista Equity Companions and General Atlantic. The cumulative investments of the 5 discounts declared so far is Rs seventy eight,562 crore for a per cent stake. For KKR, which has investments in Avendus

Capital, Bharti Infratel, Espresso Working

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Cyclone Amphan LIVE: PM announces Rs 1000 cr for WB, Odisha gets Rs 500 cr

Cyclone Amphan Reside updates: The central authorities will give West Bengal Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 500 crore to Odisha as interim support for the problems caused by Cyclone Amphan, mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday soon after a go to to the two states.
Households of these killed will get Rs two lakh each and every as ex-gratia and the injured will get Rs 50,00, he mentioned soon after traveling above flooded parts of West Bengal. Main Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned eighty individuals have died in the cyclone and requested Modi to treat it as a countrywide
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