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"According to the scientists, the area where the calamity struck is not prone to avalanches and apparently it was not caused by a glacier burst as initial reports suggested," said CM Trivendra Singh Rawat (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)(PTI)

Abrupt snowslide, not glacier burst, might have caused the calamity: CM Rawat

PTI | , Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 10:17 PM IST
  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said ISRO officials showed him pictures in which no glacier is visible at the place where the burst started, but only a naked hill can be seen. He made the statement after holding a meeting here with ISRO scientists, officials of the Army, and ITBP.
The success of Chandrayaan-2 has brought a huge relief for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists after they postponed the launch on July 15 following a technical glitch in the rocket.(PTI)
The success of Chandrayaan-2 has brought a huge relief for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists after they postponed the launch on July 15 following a technical glitch in the rocket.(PTI)

On Chandrayaan-2 launch by Isro, a message from NASA

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 08:27 PM IST
India on Monday successfully launched its second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 on board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover.
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