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This image shows the Vikram lander impact point and associated debris field. Blue areas indicate soil that has been disturbed and green dots indicate bits of the space craft. ’S’ indicates the debris identified by Subramanian. | NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University

Aided by Indian techie, NASA finds crashed Vikram lander on the Moon

NASA has acknowledged it was able to identify the impact site and debris of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander after a tip from Chennai-based engineer Shanmuga Subramanian.
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2 months on, govt confirms Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander made ‘hard landing’ on lunar surface

Vikram hard landed within 500 m of the designated landing site, MoS in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh says in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
India had suffered a setback in its lunar exploration ambitions when ISRO lost touch with the Vikram lander | ISRO

ISRO releases first illuminated images of moon taken by Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter

ISRO has released details of data captured by two payloads — an infrared imager and a solar x-ray monitor.

ISRO not giving up on Vikram lander yet, efforts to reestablish communication still on

ISRO had suspended search operations 10 days ago when the lunar night began. The space agency lost contact seconds before Vikram Lander was scheduled to land on the moon.

NASA says Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram had a hard landing, releases images of site

The Vikram module had attempted a soft landing on the lunar south pole on 7 September. It lost communication with ISRO moments before India could achieve the feat.
ISRO's official update had retweeted this image of Vikram lander, which was tweeted by an unverified account | Twitter

All you want to know about the future of crashed Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram

The lunar night has officially begun over the Vikram landing spot. Here's what’s next with the orbiter, NASA’s camera, and ISRO.
India had suffered a setback in its lunar exploration ambitions when ISRO lost touch with the Vikram lander | ISRO

Vikram lander dies today, but here’s how ISRO can ensure Chandrayaan-3 lives on

ISRO’s ambitious Vikram lander will die today as the lunar night sets in, two weeks after it went off the radar minutes before touchdown.
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Lunar night is near, ISRO running out of time to contact Vikram lander

While the only official statements so far have said ISRO is trying to establish contact with Vikram, some reports say there is little hope of it.
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No ISRO update on Chandrayaan-2 lander but social media goes wild with speculation

No clarification has been issued by ISRO on the status of the Vikram lander which was imaged by the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter Sunday.

VHP seeks divine intervention, conducts yajna for Chandrayaan-2′ lander Vikram

The VHP held the yajna, complete with Vedic chants, at the Arya Samaj temple in south Delhi.

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Coronavirus succeeds where demonetisation failed as Indians dump cash for digital payments

Value of UPI transactions reached all-time high June as people feared handling banknotes amid the pandemic. Electronic fund transfers have also rebounded.

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Indian Army to order second batch of 72,000 Sig 716 assault rifles from US

The new rifles will replace the existing Indian Small Arms System (Insas) rifles used by the forces and manufactured locally by the Ordnance Factories Board.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.