• NASA launches lightest and smallest Indian satellite
NASA launches lightest and smallest Indian satellite

As per a quoted statement by Sharook, the satellite had aimed to "demonstrate the performance of 3-D printed carbon fiber". Rifath Sharook participated in a global competition, titled as "Cubes in Space" where the project of developing 4-gram satellite was selected.

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  • Portland trades up to draft Zach Collins with the 10th pick
Portland trades up to draft Zach Collins with the 10th pick

Collins is a versatile big man who can shoot the three (10-for-21 at Gonzaga) and protect the rim (5.8 blocks per 100 possessions). The Blazers have a starting center already in Jusuf Nurkic. "Just try to find ways to outsmart the offensive player a little bit even if they tried to overpower me". Shocked in part because, other than staying in d...

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  • Fate uncertain for Republican health bill
Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. "We need to get more questions [answered] in order for us to get to a positive vote", Scott said. But those who believe health care is a right will see it as a step back. McConnell said final details of Obamacare...

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  • Trinity College Closes Due to Threats Made After Professor's Post
Trinity College Closes Due to Threats Made After Professor's Post

Scalise of being a racist and "one of the most anti-LGBTQ politicians in Washington". He also linked to a profane hashtag that appeared to endorse the idea first responders to the attack should have let Scalise and others die because they are white, the education watchdog CampusReform.org reported .

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  • Government will take 'corrective steps' on telecom stress: Sinha
Government will take 'corrective steps' on telecom stress: Sinha

The IMG has been formed to examine the systematic issues affecting viability and repayment capacity in telecom sector and furnish recommendations for resolution of stressed assets at the earliest. They also urged for increasing the moratorium on spectrum payment as well as the tenure of instalments. They also warned that the sector is staring at ...

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  • NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Views Curiosity Climbing Mount Sharp
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Views Curiosity Climbing Mount Sharp

The little probe was spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by the U.S. space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter which is circling the planet, carrying out scientific experiments. "Time is precious on Mars", said lead author Raymond Francis of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. "We saw that tiny spike in the signal coming...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding
Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

There is a tornado watch in effect for all of Southeast Louisiana and South MS counties until 1 p.m. Thursday . In the Washington area, models are projecting two rounds of rainfall associated with this merged tropical and mid-latitude weather system, the first early Friday and the second early Saturday .

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  • Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle
Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

Federer now has a 4-0 record against Zverev including a win this year in the Australian Open quarter-finals. Zverev's erratic first serve was a liability and Federer pounced again at 4-4 in the second set to break the German, whose younger brother Alexander is through to the quarter-finals, and served out the match.

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  • London startup Blockchain raises $40 million in fresh funding
London startup Blockchain raises $40 million in fresh funding

Five months later, the startup raised a $30.5 million Series A, the largest single round of funding for a digital currency company at that time. Bitcoin wallet and technology giant Blockchain .info, one of the industry's earliest startups, has raised $40 million in a fresh round of funding.

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  • United States exiting climate pact may doom some small islands
United States exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

The Climate Mayors is a group of US mayors committed to confronting climate change at a local level and working together to influence energy policy at the federal level. We are increasing investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. We will increase our efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, create a clean energy economy, and stand ...

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  • Phoenix Suns Pick Kansas Guard Josh Jackson Fourth Overall
Phoenix Suns Pick Kansas Guard Josh Jackson Fourth Overall

Jackson joins an already-young team that came away with two lottery picks a year ago, thanks to a draft-night trade with Sacramento. And that made the decision by Boston to select Duke's Jayson Tatum with the No. We said this about Jaylen a year ago: "It just takes time to be as good as you want to be", said Stevens. "He really wanted me to ...

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  • Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over U.S. student who died
Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over U.S. student who died

Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati. Joseph Yun, the USA special representative for North Korea policy, who visited Pyongyang and brought Warmbier home.

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  • Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'
Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

Trump has variously said Russian Federation may or may not have been responsible for hacking but has dismissed allegations his associates colluded with Moscow as "fake news". Lawson also told the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday that the government is not sharing classified details about the breach with state officials.

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  • Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017
Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

Touted as the " world's most powerful console ", the gaming beast allows players to enjoy their games in " true 4K " at high performance. Microsoft updated the Xbox One previous year with the Xbox One S , a white redesign of the original black console that reduced its size by 40 percent.

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  • Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas
Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

If the flooding gets worse, more casualties may be expected. Kenny Kuluz wades through floodwaters at the Ocean Springs, Miss., harbor as the combination of high tide and the rain bands of Tropical Storm Cindy , dumped rain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017 .

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to be downgraded to depression Thursday morning
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to be downgraded to depression Thursday morning

As of Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service issued a tropical storm watch for the upper Texas coast into Galveston after the storm's projected path shifted slightly to the west. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening. A 10-year-old boy died in Alabama [Wednesday, June 21] after suffering an injury relate...

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  • Spotty shower or t-storm around tonight
Spotty shower or t-storm around tonight

The humidity will continue to be in check with temperatures a few ticks above the 80-degree mark in Boston. Next week looks unsettled with shower chances and a mix of sun and clouds. Mostly sunny today with a high temperature in the 70s near the shore to 80s inland. You can follow my updates here and on Twitter @growingwisdom .

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  • How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It
How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It

Adept fliers possess aerodynamic, compact bodies, so they may have evolved to lay streamlined eggs that can fit through their narrow pelvises, Stoddard posits in the paper. "Our study took a unified approach to understanding egg shape by asking three questions: "how to quantify egg shape and provide a basis for comparison of shapes across species...

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  • BCCI to invite more applications for coach's post
BCCI to invite more applications for coach's post

The country's board took a gamble last June when they put their trust in former captain Kumble , who had no real coaching experience and was not even on the original list of candidates. "Giving veto powers to the captain and players over coaches sits at odds with the direction cricket is moving in", the column said. Once the CAC expressed their co...

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  • Chelsea complete signing of Daishawn Redan: Transfer to be announced next month
Chelsea complete signing of Daishawn Redan: Transfer to be announced next month

Manchester City and RB Leipzig have also been showing interest but reports in Holland say he has chose to join Premier League champions Chelsea. It is thought that Redan has already signed on for the Blues and will commence his career with the club on July 1.

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