Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicChinese Lunar Exploration Programme

Topic: Chinese Lunar Exploration Programme

Scientists reveal why North Magnetic Pole has shifted from Canada towards Siberia

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

The moon is becoming a hot destination for carmakers

Car companies in China and Japan are working with aerospace projects to build vehicles that could explore the moon in the next decade.

Apple cuts sales forecast, Tim Cook blames it on China sales, trade tensions

China lands probe on far side of moon and the partial US government shutdown enters 12th day.

On Camera

YourTurn

How to start solving America’s gun culture problem

America’s gun scourge is not about mental illness. It is, and always has been, about the 400 million guns that remain largely unregulated on the streets.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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