A day after Nasa announced it had located the debris of Chandrayaan-2 lander, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chief K Sivan said the Indian space agency had already located it earlier.
“Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander, we had already declared that on our website, you can go back and see,” Sivan was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Isro’s website has an entry dated September 10 that reads: “Vikram lander has been located by the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, but no communication with it yet. All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander.”
Isro, however, hadn’t made the images public.
US space agency Nasa had Tuesday said that it had located the lander Vikram of India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2, around three months after Isro lost contact with it.
Nasa released an image acquired by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) on November 11, marking pieces of debris close to the proposed landing site of the Chandrayaan-2 lander.
Nasa said it was able to locate the debris after a tip-off by Shanmuga Subramanian, a 33-year-old mechanical engineer and app developer from Chennai.
Nasa’s LROC had captured imaged of the landing site during a fly-by. The space agency said it couldn’t locate the lander based on the image due to the large shadows that covered the area.
The images were uploaded on September 26 and Subramanian was the first person to achieve a positive identification of the Chandrayaan-2 lander. The first debris spotted by the Indian engineer was located 750 metres northwest of the impact site.
Subramanian spent many a sleepless nights over the next 45-odd days trying to locate the debris.
“I used to return from work at 8 pm. After dinner, I would start comparing the NASA images till 2 am. I would again scan the photos till 8 am,” he said.
Early on October, Subramanian located a tiny spot which he believed was part of the Vikram lander’s debris. He tweeted about it and informed Isro and Nasa. On Tuesday, Nasa tweeted confirming that Subramanian was spot on.
Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest
The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.
Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.
Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.
After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.
Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!
After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.
Delhi’s temperature condition
According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.
In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy
After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.
In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.
“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.
He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.
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