Space exploration critical for our survival: Bezos

IANS-   While Elon Musk-led SpaceX always stays in limelight, world’s richest person Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company Blue Origin is fast catching up because for him, “space exploration is critical to our survival”. In an interview with CBS News along with John F. Kennedy’s daughter Caroline late on Wednesday, Bezos who founded Blue Origin almost […]

US toughens asylum rules for migrants

IANS- The U.S. Department of Justice has said it will raise its application threshold for asylum, potentially slowing down the flow of immigrants. The new rule, expected to go into effect Tuesday, would prevent immigrants from applying for U.S. asylum if they arrive through a third country, significantly affecting large number of Central American immigrants […]

Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical snag

IANS- The launch of Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off due to a technical snag. “It is not possible to make the launch within the launch window. The revised launch schedule will be announced later,” the mission director announced. Minutes before making this announcement, the officials put on hold the countdown. “The technical snag was noticed […]

South Asian Network celebrates Trump’s retreat on Census Citizenship question but sees need for community’s active role in count

indica news Bureau-   The South Asian Network (SAN) has issued a statement declaring “a victory for our country and our democracy” after President Trump said he was backing away from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census forms and that he would instruct the Commerce Department to collect citizenship information from other sources. […]