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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 06 Feb 2019, 10:58:09 PM
Latest news on February 6, 2019.

New Delhi:

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday.

Blasting off from Ariane Launch Complex at Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at at 02:31 am (IST), the Ariane-5 vehicle injected GSAT-31 into the orbit in a flawless flight lasting about 42 minutes.

"It gives me great pleasure on the successful launch of GSAT-31 spacecraft on board Ariane-5, this is the third mission for ISRO in 2019," Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) Director S Pandian said at Kourou soon after the launch.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump was to urge unity in his State of the Union speech Tuesday but the new spirit of bipartisanship risked withering before he even reached the podium.

The White House said the annual speech to Congress would see an "optimistic" Trump seeking to heal the Republican-Democratic divide.

Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for Abolition of Institution of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman.

All schools and anganwadi centres in Bageshwar, Tehri, Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Champawat to remain closed tomorrow in the light of heavy rain forecast in the mountain ranges of the state.

Search Committee for Lokpal invites applications for chairperson and members of Lokpal

GoAir Airbus Neo aircraft returns to Ahmedabad Airport due to snag in engine

A GoAir Airbus Neo aircraft flying from Ahmedabad to Kolkata returned at Ahmedabad Airport due to snag in the engine. The flight, with 185 passengers on-board, landed safely.

Delhi High Court seeks reply of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the petition filed by Himachal Pradesh's former CM Virbhadra Singh&his wife challenging the framing of charges by trial Court in disproportionate assets case against them. Next date of hearing is April 16.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi addresses public rally in Odisha’s Kalahandi

Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon, General Officer Commanding (GoC) 15 Corps designate, today inaugurated smart classrooms for students of Army Goodwill High School Hanzik, Sharifabad in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after paying homage to sitting BJD member from Odisha, Ladu Kishore Swain, who passed away today morning.

RJD gives notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 to the suspension of business and discusses against 13 point roster in university and colleges.

PoK protests rock London, agitators hand over memorandum to Theresa May’s office

In sign of increasing global pressure on Imran Khan government, activists held protests at 10 Downing Street against Pakistan's illegal occupation in the region. Protestors also handed over memorandum to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood face massive protest in London

Several activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir staged protests against Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in London, ANI reported today.

BJD MP Ladu Kishore Swain passes away at the age of 71. He was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar yesterday late night due to kidney ailments.

Japanese delegation led by Kenju Hiramatsu, Japanese Ambassador to India, met Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, today.

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First Published : 06 Feb 2019, 07:38:36 AM