India loses contact with Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander during moon mission

Posted September 07, 2019 10:31:59 Photo: The Vikram lander was carrying a lunar rover. (Supplied: ISRO) Related Story: '15 minutes of terror': India is about to land a spacecraft on the Moon Related Story: 'Unfortunate chain of events': Israeli spacecraft crashes on the Moon after technical failures India's space agency says it lost

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Helicopter missing after it disappeared from flight radar near Newcastle on night

A search is underway for a private helicopter after it disappeared from flight radar near Newcastle last night.Police say they haven't heard from the aircraft since it faded off the radar about 6.30pm yesterday.The search is being co-ordinated by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority in the Anna Bay area in Port Stephens.Water police

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Multiple communities under threat as fires rage across Queensland

AN EARLY morning wind change was set to worsen the bushfire crisis in the Gold Coast hinterland and Granite Belt overnight.Three more parts of the Gold Coast hinterland — Springbrook, Witheren and Numinbah Valley — were hit with “prepare to leave” warnings just after midnight. Those communities were expected to be in the

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Minor premiers Melbourne Storm set sail for semis after taking care of Cowboys

Melbourne Storm will enter the finals in fine fettle on the back of a three-game winning streak that was completed with a clinical 24-16 victory over the Cowboys at AAMI Park on Friday night. It may not have been their most impressive performance of the season, but the triumph will mean the league

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Out-of-control fires burning at Tenterfield, Armidale and Blue Mountains

A "fire devil" - or whirlwind of flames - has been caught on camera as several fires burn in New South Wales.An out-of-control grass fire at Tenterfield, near the Queensland border, has burnt through two houses in the Mount Mackenzie Road area and is at an Emergency warning level.Watch the video aboveVision from

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‘Tiny fat bubbles’ can boost immunity, calm disease – UQ News

People living with inflammatory autoimmune disease could benefit from an ‘immune system reboot’, and researchers have isolated specific cells to target. The University of Queensland’s Professor Ranjeny Thomas said the research findings give hope for similar new immunotherapies for people with diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and vasculitis. “People with these diseases currently require

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Southern Queensland braces for severe to extreme fire conditions

Updated September 06, 2019 07:01:53 Photo: Smoke haze from bushfires in the Gold Coast hinterland blankets Surfers Paradise on Thursday. (AAP: Tim Marsden) Related Story: Catastrophic fire conditions forecast for southern Queensland Communities in south-east, southern and central Queensland are bracing for what could be the worst fire conditions for September in the

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Family feud splits Tories as Boris Johnson’s brother quits government

The purge provoked a fierce backlash among Conservative centrists. On Wednesday, a group of almost 100 Tory MPs said the PM’s order to expel moderates was “wrong in principle and bad practical politics”.In a tweet announcing his decision, Jo Johnson, who has been an MP for nine years and is a business minister

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Organiser behind event speaks out

The person that planned a community barbecue outside a vegan woman’s home in Perth has spoken out about the “ridiculous” situation after thousands of people said they would attend the event.The event was created after Nine News aired a story about Cilla Carden, a vegan woman who took her neighbours to court over

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ACT workers allegedly told to ‘buy’ leave

A Canberra restaurant has been accused of forcing migrant workers to purchase sick and holiday leave.Former employees from the Indian restaurant have lodged allegations of exploitation and wage theft with the Fair Work Ombudsman.The hospitality union, United Voice, is planning a protest outside the Lonsdale Street restaurant on Thursday.Former manager Shojin Thomas claims

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