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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 07 Sep 2019, 01:01:40 PM
Breaking News September 7

New Delhi:

Communication from Chandrayaan 2’s ‘Vikram’ lander to ground station was lost during its powered descent to the Lunar surface in the early hours of Saturday and data is being analysed. "Vikram lander descent was as planned and normal performance was observed up to an altitude of 2.1 km.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked ISRO scientists not to get disheartened by the hurdles in the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 and asserted that there will be a “new dawn”.

Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath will meet Sonia on Saturday. On Friday, Congress general secretary and in- charge of Madhya Pradesh unit Deepal Nabariya met Gandhi and submitted a report on the present situation in the party.

Here are all the LIVE updates:

Jammu and Kashmir: Four persons including the baby girl, who were injured in yesterday's attack by terrorists in Sopore, admitted to hospital.

Manipur: An Assam Rifles unit recovered brown sugar worth Rs 2.2 crores from Machi village in Tengnoupal, yesterday. The recoveries have been handed over to police for further investigation.



Uttarakhand: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and local police personnel rescue people stranded at Govind Ghat, after heavy rainfall in the area.






Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, at Raj Bhavan in Srinagar today.

Former PM&Congress leader Manmohan Singh in Jaipur:We've to respect supremacy of Parliament&its procedures. Serving the federal structure,institutions like Supreme Court,Election Commission,CBI&various others,are expected to function independently within framework of Constitution

Delhi: Fire has broken out at a godown in Punjabi Bagh. 22 fire tenders rushed to the spot.

US backs direct talks between India and Pak on Kashmir: Wells

The US has said it continues to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir and other issues of concern to ease the tensions between the two neighbours. The remarks were made by Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice G Wells after a meeting of the leaders of the US Council of Muslim Organisations with State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan Affairs Ervin Massinga.

BJP enrolls over 10 lakh new members in Kerala, says party

Over 10 lakh people have joined the BJP in Kerala, taking the total number of members in the saffron party to 25 lakh. The party has enrolled more than 10 lakh new members during the first phase of its membership drive that came to a close on August 30, BJP state chief P S Sreedharan Pillai said in a statement.

3 kg heroin recovered near Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur

Three packets of heroin with street value of Rs 15 crore was seized by the BSF personnel near the India-Pakistan border here  Saturday morning, officials said here.


The packets, each containing one kg of the contraband, were hidden in a tyre tube which was covered with water hyacinth, they said.


The Border Security Force sleuths, who were patrolling the Sutlej river area in a boat, recovered heroin near Shameke border outpost at 7 am, they added.

PM Modi in Mumbai

I was really inspired by the courage and resolve shown by our ISRO scientists. How to work towards your aim irrespective of big challenges is what I learnt from them. They will not stop striving till they reach the target.

Amazon fires

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires.

World Cup-winning Springbok Chester Williams dies aged 49.

Iran says no change in access for UN atomic agency.

ISRO Scientists Will Not Stop Until They Reach Moon, Says PM Modi In Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched an indigenously-built metro coach to be used by the upcoming Mumbai metro network. The coach, the first in the list of 500 to be delivered to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, has been built by Bharat Earth Movers (BEML) at its Bengaluru facility in flat 75 days. Accompanied by state chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, Modi launched the coach.

PM Modi on Saturday laid foundation stones of 3 Metro lines in Mumbai.

ISRO Lost Communication With Vikram Lander, Not Hopes Of 1.3 Billion Indians

“I salute @isro scientists, engineers & everyone else associated with Chandrayaan-2 for their hard work & dedication in trying to conquer new frontiers in space exploration,” he said. Naidu also extended his best wishes for the Indian Space Research Organisation’s future endeavours, saying the country is proud of them.

Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft

Boeing has suspended testing on its new long-haul 777X aircraft, the company said Friday, a setback that comes as it battles to rebound from the crisis surrounding the 737 MAX.


The so-called "final load" tests are part of the aircraft certification process, overseen by inspectors from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and meant to subject the plane to "loads and stresses well beyond normal operational loads," a Boeing spokesman told news agency AFP in an email.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

The Pakistan army on Saturday targeted forward posts and villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district with firing from small arms and mortar shelling, ending nearly a week-long lull along the Line of Control (LoC) , a defence spokesman said.

Baby girl among four injured in terrorist attack in J-K's Baramulla

Four members of a family including a baby girl were injured on Saturday when terrorists attacked a house in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. "In a merciless act of terrorism, terrorists fired and injured four persons including a baby girl, Usma Jan, at Dangerpora village of Sopore," a police spokesman said.


The injured have been hospitalised and their condition is stated to be stable, he said.


"Police is on the spot and further investigation is in progress," the spokesman said.

There will be a new dawn: PM Modi on Chandrayaan-2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked ISRO scientists not to get disheartened by the hurdles in the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 and asserted that there will be a "new dawn".


ISRO's plan to soft land Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module on the Lunar surface did not go as per script in the early hours of Saturday, with the lander losing communication with ground stations during its final descent.


Addressing the scientists hours after ISRO announced that it had lost communication with the lander, he also said that the country's determination to land on the moon has become even stronger.

Sonia Gandhi to meet Kamal Nath

Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath will meet Sonia on Saturday. On Friday, Congress general secretary and in- charge of Madhya Pradesh unit Deepal Nabariya met Gandhi and submitted a report on the present situation in the party.

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First Published : 07 Sep 2019, 01:01:40 PM

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