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India may again attempt soft landing on Moon next November

After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November, sources in ISRO said on Thursday.
On September 7, ISRO attempted a soft landing of Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ on the unchartered lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.(PTI photo/representative image)
On September 7, ISRO attempted a soft landing of Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ on the unchartered lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.(PTI photo/representative image)
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 03:37 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByPress Trust of India

Hours after landing in central jail, inmate hangs himself

Other inmates raised an alarm, following which jail authorities rushed him to the hospital where he died during treatment
This is the second such instance in past 10 days at the Ludhiana central jail.(HT FILE)
This is the second such instance in past 10 days at the Ludhiana central jail.(HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 10:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

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

NASA shares Chandrayaan 2 landing site images, says Vikram had hard landing
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 01:03 AM IST
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Half of lunar missions involving landing failed in last six decades: NASA fact sheet

Sample return means mission that involves collecting and returning samples to earth. The first successful sample return mission was Apollo 12 of the US launched in November 1969.
As many as 46 missions involved landing on the lunar surface, including landing of the rover and sample return. Out of these 21 were successful, while two were partially successful.(HT image)
As many as 46 missions involved landing on the lunar surface, including landing of the rover and sample return. Out of these 21 were successful, while two were partially successful.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

2 UP school students to witness Chandrayaan 2 landing with PM Modi

Two students from government schools in Uttar Pradesh would be chosen to witness the historic landing of Chandrayaan-2.
Chandrayaan-2. (Representational image)
Chandrayaan-2. (Representational image)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 03:32 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByIndo Asian News Service

Stray dogs on runway force Air India flight to abort landing at Goa airport

The pilot of the Air India aircraft from Mumbai pulled up after he noticed a pack of stray dogs on the runway when the plane was about to land.
The Indian Navy operates the Goa airport at Dabolim.(HT PHOTO)
The Indian Navy operates the Goa airport at Dabolim.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Emirates plane makes ‘majestic’ landing, Twitter is super impressed

“Now that’s how you make a grand entrance,” the video is captioned.
The clip shows the plane emerging out of blanket of clouds and makes for quite the sight.(Twitter/@Emirates)
The clip shows the plane emerging out of blanket of clouds and makes for quite the sight.(Twitter/@Emirates)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 02:11 PM IST
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Lucky escape for 128 passengers as IndiGo plane makes hard landing

Airport sources said the aircraft’s landing gear could have been damaged because of the hard landing.
IndiGo Airlines is believed to have instituted an internal inquiry into the incident. It had also reported the incident to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).(REUTERS)
IndiGo Airlines is believed to have instituted an internal inquiry into the incident. It had also reported the incident to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 04, 2019 09:27 PM IST
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SpiceJet plane overshoots runway while landing in rain-hit Mumbai

A photo tweeted by a passenger of SpiceJet flight SG 6237 shows oxygen masks dangling above the seats.
A photo tweeted by a passenger of SpiceJet flight SG 6237 shows oxygen masks dangling above the seats. (Tweeted by @PraveenBerad)
A photo tweeted by a passenger of SpiceJet flight SG 6237 shows oxygen masks dangling above the seats. (Tweeted by @PraveenBerad)
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByNeha LM Tripathi

Mamata rubbishes BJP claims, says Shah’s copter was cleared for landing

BJP Bengal unit general secretary Sayantan Basu said they have now been informed that the helicopter will land at a Border Security Force owned ground.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government has given the go ahead for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah’s helicopter to land and take off from Malda. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government has given the go ahead for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah’s helicopter to land and take off from Malda. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 11:17 PM IST
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Midnapore (West Bengal) | ByKoushik Dutta

Passenger booked for smoking in IndiGo flight toilet, detained on landing

An IndiGo passenger onboard flight 6E-947 from Ahmedabad to Goa on December 25 was booked after he was found smoking in the lavatory of the aircraft during the journey. On noticing the violation, the crew on-board alerted the Captain and told the passenger about the policy that prohibits smoking on-board, followed by a warning.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)
Published on Dec 27, 2018 10:28 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Qatar Airways flight skids during landing due to rain and water on Kochi runway, damages 12 lights

A Qatar Airways’ Kochi-bound Airbus A330 aircraft carrying 306 passengers from Doha landed “off-centred” on runway due to adverse weather conditions on Friday morning, damaging 12 runway lights. All passengers were safe.
Qatar Airways cancelled the return leg of the flight and accommodated all passengers on other flights. Two flights were delayed due to the incident.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Qatar Airways cancelled the return leg of the flight and accommodated all passengers on other flights. Two flights were delayed due to the incident.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Published on Jul 13, 2018 05:42 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Pilot says light flashed at aircraft while landing at Nagpur airport, cops launch probe

Aviation experts call such incidents safety hazard, as flashing of light at aircraft causes momentary blindness in pilots
IIndiGo flight 6E 436 (Indore- Nagpur- Bengaluru) was on the approach path of the runway when a beam of light was flashed at it for a few seconds.(Pic for representation)
IIndiGo flight 6E 436 (Indore- Nagpur- Bengaluru) was on the approach path of the runway when a beam of light was flashed at it for a few seconds.(Pic for representation)
Published on Apr 24, 2018 12:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNeha LM Tripathi, Mumbai

US-Bangla Airlines plane crashes at Kathmandu airport, 49 killed

The US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to Kathmandu had 67 passengers and four crew members on board.
Wreckage of an airplane at Kathmandu airport on March 12, 2018.(Reuters)
Wreckage of an airplane at Kathmandu airport on March 12, 2018.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 13, 2018 07:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kathmandu | ByAnil Giri
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