Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicTotal solar eclipse

Topic: total solar eclipse

Rare solar eclipse today, to be visible from 10.12 am in Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand

The ring of fire will be visible in parts of Rajasthan, Haryana & Uttarakhand, while the rest of the country, including Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, will see a partial eclipse.

Mars may have had rings like Saturn years ago, and they could form again

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

How to see 2019’s last celestial treat — a solar eclipse with a ring of fire

The solar eclipse will be visible in several countries in Asia, including India, on 26 December. The ring can be seen in Karnataka, Kerala & Tamil Nadu only.

Lunar and solar eclipses make animals do strange things

During a solar eclipse, puzzled animals that are active during the day head back to their nighttime abodes while nocturnal animals think they’ve overslept.

Another total solar eclipse is coming. Here’s how to see it

The total solar eclipse will be visible on July 2 off the coast of New Zealand and will be visible from parts of Chile and Argentina.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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