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Quick look 46 | India's PSLV C-51 lifts off; NSE technical glitch

Siddharth Mathew Cherian | Updated on February 28, 2021

India's PSLV C-51 on February 28 successfully launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites in the first space mission of 2021 for ISRO.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C51 lifted off at around 10.24 am from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) and first injected into orbit primary payload Amazonia-1 about 17 minutes later.

PSLV-C51 is the first dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), ISRO's commercial arm.

On February 24, Trading on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was halted between 11:40 am and 3:30 pm on the account of connectivity issues.

On February 25, The Central Government on Thursday announced guidelines for social media platforms, online curated content platforms (also known as OTT platforms), and digital media entities imposing code of ethics and grievance redressal mechanisms.

India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections in the past 24 hours.The death toll mounted to 1,57,051 with 113 fresh fatalities.

Published on February 28, 2021

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