NASA shares Chandrayaan 2 landing site images, says Vikram had hard landing

NASA shares Chandrayaan 2 landing site images, says Vikram had hard landing
By Hindustan Times | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:03 AM IST

NASA has shared images of the landing site of Chandrayaan 2 and said that the lander Vikram had a hard-landing. The agency, however, could not verify the exact location of the spacecraft. The images were captured by NASA’S Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) during its flyby of the lunar region. Lander Vikram lost contact with ISRO base minutes before it had to soft-land on the lunar surface on September 7.

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Chaotic scenes were witnessed at ITO, where hundreds of protesters could be seen chasing police personnel with sticks(Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)
Chaotic scenes were witnessed at ITO, where hundreds of protesters could be seen chasing police personnel with sticks(Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)

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PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:30 PM IST
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Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor disapproved of what happened in the Capital on January 26 in the name of farmers' protest.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor disapproved of what happened in the Capital on January 26 in the name of farmers' protest.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:23 PM IST
No other flag but the sacred tiranga should fly aloft the Red Fort on Republic Day, the Congress leader said.
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New Delhi: Political activist Yogendra Yadav (C) with farmer union leaders addresses media at Singhu border during their ongoing 'Delhi Chalo' protest against Centre's new farm laws, in New Delhi, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. (PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan)(PTI30-11-2020_000146B)(PTI)
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Written by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:31 PM IST
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He pointed out that Andhra Pradesh had been among the top performing states in the country and Visakhapatnam had won an award in the best performing municipalities under special category.(Photo @governorap)

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:13 PM IST
The Governor said past examples had shown that concentration of development at a singular place could lead to unrest and regional imbalances.
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The farmers hoisted their flag at the Red Fort on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
The farmers hoisted their flag at the Red Fort on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:08 PM IST
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Nanda Kishore Prusty(HT Photo )

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By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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But even with the help from the rioters themselves, investigators must still work rigorously to link the images to the vandalism and suspects to the acts on January 6
But even with the help from the rioters themselves, investigators must still work rigorously to link the images to the vandalism and suspects to the acts on January 6

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AP, Washington
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Farmers during the tractor rally on Republic Day at Singhu border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Farmers during the tractor rally on Republic Day at Singhu border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)

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By Divya Chandrababu
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Birubala Rabha. (Sourced)
Birubala Rabha. (Sourced)

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:50 PM IST
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India’s envoy to UN TS Tirumurti. (File photo)
India’s envoy to UN TS Tirumurti. (File photo)

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By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
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The overturned tractor in Delhi under which the body of a farmer was found on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
The overturned tractor in Delhi under which the body of a farmer was found on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:45 PM IST
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Tiruppur: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering at Uthiyur during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Tiruppur, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI01_24_2021_000207B)(PTI)
Tiruppur: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering at Uthiyur during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Tiruppur, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI01_24_2021_000207B)(PTI)

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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Repealing the laws is the solution, the Congress leader said once again.
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Farm union leader Rakesh Tikait told HT on Tuesday that the protesting farmers wanted to conduct a peaceful tractor parade in the national capital and added that the chaos happened due to confusion over routes.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Farm union leader Rakesh Tikait told HT on Tuesday that the protesting farmers wanted to conduct a peaceful tractor parade in the national capital and added that the chaos happened due to confusion over routes.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Violence broke out on Tuesday as farmers protesting against the three farm laws deviated from the route agreed upon with the police and entered Delhi.
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Kanaka Raju. (Sourced)
Kanaka Raju. (Sourced)

Telangana’s Padma Shri awardee can barely eke out a living as a cook

PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:06 PM IST
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Shyam Sunder Paliwal shows the plantation done at the Pipalantri Model Based Pasture land Development at Gram Panchayat Tasol, at Rajsamand district, Rajasthan. (HT Archive)
Shyam Sunder Paliwal shows the plantation done at the Pipalantri Model Based Pasture land Development at Gram Panchayat Tasol, at Rajsamand district, Rajasthan. (HT Archive)

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