Virgin Galactic Plans First Commercial Space Flight for This Year

Virgin Galactic already has about 700 customers who are each paying roughly Rs. 1.7 crores Highlights Virgin Galactic may actually fly customers to Space sometime this year It is moving to New Mexico Spaceport, relocating 100 employees Founder Richard Branson said he will be among the first passengers to fly Almost 15 years ago, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson made a bet on launching tourists into space from the scrublands of southern New Mexico. Now, he’s about to move the headquarters of his space venture to the so-called “Land of…

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Exclusive: CBSE plans Class 10, 12 Board exams on same date in two shifts

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) proposes to hold the finals for classes 10 and 12 on same dates in two shifts, a move that will reduce the examination period and give teachers extra time to check answer-scripts more thoroughly. The new plan was designed after the board met principals of some of the top schools in New Delhi and its satellite cities. The CBSE, which has two panels committees to suggest ways to improve the system, will review the suggestions before a final decision is taken. The country’s…

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