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IIT Kharagpur researchers evolve AI-aided method to automate reading of legal judgements

A research team at the institute's Department of Computer Science and Engineering has developed two deep neural models to understand the rhetorical roles of sentences in a legal case judgement, an IIT KGP statement said here.

Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'.

ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched: Things to know

In a first satellite launch of this year, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) communication satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched by European space agency’s heavy-lift launch vehicle Ariane-5 (VA 251) from French Guiana at 2.35 am (IST) today.Here is all you need to know:In pic: This picture shows an Ariane 5 rocket carrying two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat Konnect and GSAT-30, lifting off from its launchpad in Kourou, at the European Space Center in French Guiana.

ISRO's GSAT-30, a communication satellite, successfully launched from French Guiana

India's telecommunication satellite, GSAT30 was successfully launched from onboard Ariane-5 flight at the Kourou launch base in French Guiana in the early hours of Friday. GSAT-30, India's first space mission in 2020, was successfully launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) at 2:35 a.m according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The European rocket Arianespace launched the GSAT-30 satellite for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the Eutelsat Konnect satellite for the French telecommunications company Eutelsat.

ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket

Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at 2:35 am IST, European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 vehicle injected GSAT-30 into the orbit in a flawless flight lasting about 38 minutes.

Four Gaganyaan astronauts to get 11-month training in Russia

The Rs 10,000-crore ambitious project is expected to be launched in 2022, the year of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence. India's heaviest launch vehicle Bahubali GSLV Mark-III will carry the astronauts to space.

Science flourishes where there is freedom of thought, says Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

“I personally believe that science flourishes where there is a real freedom of thought, opinion and minimal ideological interference. Although the autonomy of science remains an open question,” UK based Nobel prize winning biologist Venkatarman “Venki” Ramakrishnan said in an interactive session on “Science and Society” at Bangalore International Centre on Wednesday.

After Gaganyaan, ISRO chairman K Sivan to set sights on space station

India has earmarked over Rs 10,000 crore for the human space flight mission, which has been in the works for nearly two decades. It moved to mission mode with tight deadlines after PM Narendra Modi turned the spotlight on the programme in his Independence Day address to the nation in 2018.

First Iranian-American astronaut was gunship pilot

Jasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli earned her fierce nickname during her time as a decorated helicopter gunship pilot who flew more than 150 missions in Afghanistan.The Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and college basketball player can now add another accomplishment to her burgeoning resume: the first Iranian-American astronaut.Image credit: Twitter/AstroJaws

Bolaven Plateau: People, places and things beyond headlines

A bit of astronomy and geology. It is about a meteorite.

IIT-KGP develops device that can perform CBC test at Rs 10

IIT-KGP develops device that can perform CBC test at Rs 10

The average present cost of CBC, a collection of commonly required blood tests routinely suggested by doctors to assess a wide range of diseases is Rs 200.

Study reveals some gnome galaxies host massive blackholes

Study reveals some gnome galaxies host massive blackholes

A new discovery in cosmos unfolds as the astronomers discover 13 new black holes in some dwarf galaxies, not more than a billion light-years away from Earth. These gnome galaxies are at least are 100 times smaller if compared to our milky way. They are identified as the smallest star system to host such humungous black holes.

India's lack of electronics manufacturing ecosystem is hurting Isro's space plans

India's lack of electronics manufacturing ecosystem is hurting Isro's space plans

The absence of a robust homegrown electronics ecosystem is hurting its ambitious targets.

Watch: SpaceX launches 60 more satellites

Watch: SpaceX launches 60 more satellites

SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers. It's a "first step" compromise between SpaceX and astronomers fearful of having dark skies spoiled by hundreds and, eventually, thousands of bright satellites circling overhead.

What it will take to be a ‘Gagannaut’

What it will take to be a ‘Gagannaut’

Racing as it is to meet the deadline set by PM Narendra Modi, Isro has been working overtime on the Gaganyaan programme, India’s first human spaceflight mission slated for 2022 that aims to send Indian astronauts, or ‘gagannauts’, to space and bringing them back safely. Isro chairman K Sivan has said that four of the initial 12 candidates for the mission have been finalised and they begin their training in Russia later this month. Chethan Kumar explains the training process for the selected astronauts, whose identities are being kept secret, other than the fact that they are Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilots.

Goa PIO leads Nasa team to find the farthest group of galaxies

Goa PIO leads Nasa team to find the farthest group of galaxies

In 2013, Tilvi was also part of a team that discovered the farthest single galaxy ever sighted by astronomers. The new group of galaxies, EGS77, is estimated to be over 13 billion light years away from the Earth. It took Tilvi and team over four years to make the findings.

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