Achievers News Bureau: (24/11):- China hailed as a success its pre-dawn launch on Tuesday of a robotic spacecraft to bring back rocks from the moon in the first bid by any country to retrieve lunar surface samples since the 1970s, a mission underscoring Chinese ambitions in space. The Long March-5, China’s largest carrier rocket, blasted off at 4:30 a.m. Beijing time (2030 GMT on Monday) in a launch from Wenchang Space Launch Center on the southern Chinese island of Hainan carrying the Chang’e-5 spacecraft. The China National Space Administration (CNSA)…
Achievers News Bureau: (24/11):- In a new report released, a charity group revealed that at least 26,025 Afghan children were killed or maimed from 2005 to 2019 in the war-torn country. The Save the Children report was based on data from the UN which showed that an average of five children were killed or injured daily for the past 14 years. According to the report, Afghanistan is among the 11 most dangerous nations in the world for children. In 2019, the country accounted for the greatest number of killing and…
Achievers News Bureau: (23/11):–Months after the demise of the Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, Marvel Studio is planning to begin shooting for the sequel of the superhero film in July 2021.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel was sidelined after Boseman’s sudden demise following which filmmaker Ryan Coogler and Marvel navigated their way through grief.The studios had earlier planned to begin production for the sequel in March 2021.
Achievers News Bureau: (23/11):– The US space agency was all set to launch a satellite to monitor global sea level on Saturday. Called Sentinel-6, the satellite will continue NASA’s three-decades-long work to document rising sea levels.The satellite will be followed in 2025 by its twin, Sentinel-6B. “Together, the pair is tasked with extending our nearly 30-year-long record of global sea surface height measurements. Instruments aboard the satellites will also provide atmospheric data that will improve weather forecasts, climate models, and hurricane tracking,” NASA said in a statement late on Friday.
Achievers News Bureau: (09/11):– US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit defeat and tried to sow doubt about the election results. Trump plans to file a string of lawsuits in the coming week, according to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who said he had “a lot of evidence” of fraud. But former president George W. Bush said the “outcome is clear” and added that he had called “President-elect” Biden and Harris to extend…
Achievers News Bureau: (05/11):– The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of an award passed by a US court asking Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of ISRO, to pay compensation of USD 1.2 billion to Devas Multimedia, a Bengaluru-based startup, for cancelling a 2005 satellite deal.
Achievers News Bureau: (02/11):– The K-Pop boy band BTS has some of the most zealous fan bases out there, and their fans can be found in all corners of the globe, including India.Their latest song “Dynamite”, released in August, has topped charts all across the world and become the most-watched YouTube video in the first 24 hours of its publishing time.
Achievers News Bureau: (02/11):– Scientists have discovered in the Milky Way an Earth-sized free-floating rogue planet which does not orbit any star. Rogue planets are a bit uncommon as although many of the known exoplanets discoveredso far do not resemble those in our solar system, they have one thing in common — they all orbit a star.
Achievers News Bureau: (02/11):– At least 10 people were killed and more than 390,000 others were displaced after typhoon Goni, the strongest to hit the Philippines this year so far, slammed the country’s main island of Luzon, authorities said on Monday. The Office of Civil Defence (OCD) in Bicol, one of the hardest-hit southernmost regions of Luzon, said that at least nine died in Albay province and one in Catanduanes island province where the super typhoon made landfall at around 4.50 a.m. on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency.
Achievers News Bureau: (01/11):– Indian immigrants accounted for one-fourth of the total permanent residencies granted by Canada in 2019, setting a new record. India was easily the largest source country for permanent residents (PR), with 85,593 admitted last year, a number that is larger than the total for the next four nations taken together. The data was revealed as the 2020 Annual Report on Immigration to Parliament was tabled.