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With its Chang'e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing.The moon's far side is also known as the dark side because it faces away from Earth and remains comparatively unknown, with a different composition from sites on the near side, where previous missions have landed.
Sri Lanka’s parliament on Friday was set to pass a motion cutting ministers’ salaries and travel expenses, but it was unclear how the move would impact the disputed government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa whose ministers boycotted the vote.The South Asian island has been locked in political gridlock for over a month since President Maithripala Sirisena replaced former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Rajapaksa, who was then twice sacked by parliament but has refused to resign.
Fliers will get their first glimpse of LaGuardia Airport’s $8 billion overhaul this weekend — with a brand-new Terminal B concourse that includes a Shake Shack and FAO Schwarz, among other shops, officials announced on Thursday.Air Canada, American, Southwest and United will depart from the new gates.
ImageRepresentative Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California, is running for House minority leader.CreditCreditAl Drago for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — As the death toll rose in devastating fires raging across California on Monday, Representative Kevin McCarthy got on the telephone with President Trump to explain how bad it was.
Cruise tourism is expected to expand in the country and as many as 3 lakh Indians may go on an international cruise vacation by 2020, says a leading industry player.Quoting a UNWTO report, a senior official of the India representative of the Royal Caribbean Cruises, Tirun, said outbound travel from the country will hit 50 million by 2020, making it one of the world’s fastest-growing outbound markets.
The power ministry would soon bring an electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure policy, which will also allow individuals to set up charging station for commercial use to boost e-mobility, said Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh Sunday.“We have circulated the EV Charging Policy for comments (among other department/ministries).