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PSLV-C41 successfully launches IRNSS-1I navigation satellite

IN120WORDS RELEASE: ISRO’s launched its forty third flight, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C41 successfully, the 1,425 kg IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C41 lifted off at 0404 hrs (4:04 am) IST, as planned, from the First Launch Pad.  After a flight lasting about 19 minutes, the vehicle achieved a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit with a perigee (nearest point to earth) of 281.5 km and an

DJ Bravo is the champion

In120Words NEWS: Dwayne Bravo’s Bravos 68 of balls with seven sixes gave Chennai Superkings the comeback they wanted in the Indian Premier League. The Chennai team won by 1 wicket over Mumbai Indians who had set up a target of 165 runs.

Salman Khan granted bail on surety of Rs. 50000

IN120WORDS NEWS: Actor Salman Khan was granted bail by the district and session court in Jodhpur, in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case in which he has been sentenced to five year imprisonment, on Saturday. District and Sessions Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi heard the arguments of the defence and the prosecution for an hour before granting bail post lunch, informed the defence council. Earlier, the defence had argued that the witness

End of US dreams for this year?

IN120WORDS NEWS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Service on Friday announced on Friday that it has reached the congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for fiscal year 2019. USCIS also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap. USCIS, however, will continue to accept and process petitions that are otherwise exempt from the cap.  Petitions filed for current H-1B

Stay Indoor for next five days, Thunderstorm likely

In120Words NEWS : India Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warning for the five days starting today. While Meghalaya will witness heavy rainfall, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Bihar, Assam  & Meghalaya  and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura would have Thunderstorm  accompanied with squall and hail on the first day. Also Thunderstorm with gusty wind is expected today at  at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada as well as at isolated places over

#HealthForAll this World Health Day says WHO

IN120WORDS REPORTS: The World Health Organisation issued stamps to commemorate World Health Day and its seventieth anniversary. The stamps carry messages like peace, endangered species and subjects related to universal concern. The theme for this years World Health Days is Universal Health Coverage. “Good health is the most precious thing anyone can have,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “ When people are healthy, they can learn, work, and

Holiday in space? It's here!

IN120WORDS RELEASE: The first-ever luxury space hotel was introduced today during the Space 2.0 Summit in San Jose, California. Named after the magical light phenomenon that illuminates the Earth’s polar skies, Aurora Station is being developed by Orion Span and the company’s team of space industry veterans, who have over 140 years of human space experience. The exclusive hotel will host six people at a time – including two crew members. Space travelers will

Fuel prices may soon go down under GST: Amit Shah

IN120WORDS CORRESPONDENT: BJP National president Amit Shah on Friday said that the Narendra Modi Government is trying to bring petrol and diesel  under  Goods &Service tax which would lower the prices of fuel in India. He was addressing a press conference post a huge rally to mark the 38th foundation day of the party. He further claimed that the prices of fuel are still lower than that under the United

IPL to start today, Chennai to take on Mumbai post star studded launch

IN120WORDS CORRESPONDENT The most awaited sport event of the country Indian Premium League begins today at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The opening shall be marked by a star studded event with Mika performing along with Bollywood beauties Jacqueline Fernandez and Tamannaah Bhatia. The 11th season of the IPL shall start with a clash between the defending champions Mumbai with Chennai. The latter has returned in the league after serving a ban

Tired of holding mic icon in WhatsApp, here is the news!

IN120Words Correspondent The latest Beta version of WhatsApp lets you lock Voice message recording which mens an end to the thumb paining exercise. This new feature will help users to record long voice messages without holding the record button for the whole time. Iphone had this feature since last November. How to do it? Just tap and hold the mic icon of 0.5 seconds. A lock button shall appear just