SCIENCE / TECH

ISRO launches GSAT31 from French Guiana

  WEB DESK India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 has been launched successfully from French Guiana in the wee hours today. The Ariane-5 rocket lifted off from Kourou Launch Base at 2:31 am Indian time carrying it along with Saudi Arabian payloads. An Indian Space Research Organization ISRO release says, after a 42-minute flight, GSAT-31 separated from … Continue reading ISRO launches GSAT31 from French Guiana

ISRO getting ready with a new variant of PSLV

  WEB DESK The Indian Space Research Organisation is getting ready with a new variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) which will launch the world’s smallest satellite built by a student start-up from Chennai, the KalamSAT. The satellite will be powered by the PSLV’s fourth stage — a first for any space agency. Code … Continue reading ISRO getting ready with a new variant of PSLV

ISRO to launch two unmanned space missions in 2020 and 2021

STAFF REPORTER / NEW DELHI Indian Speace Research Organisation (ISRO) today announced that it will send two unmanned mission to space in December next year and in July 2021. Adressing a press conference here today, ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan said to boost innovation and creativity and galvanise hightech aerospace industry, ISRO has lined up … Continue reading ISRO to launch two unmanned space missions in 2020 and 2021

First manned mission to space by December 2021: ISRO

AMN / Bengaluru Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO today announced that it was well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. Addressing Media here today, ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan has said a human space centre is set up for this mission. He said under Gaganyaan … Continue reading First manned mission to space by December 2021: ISRO

PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Punjab on Jan 3

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Jalandhar, Punjab on the third of next month. This will be the 106th edition of the event based on the theme ‘Future India: Science and Technology’. An official release said the Prime Minister will also address about 30,000 delegates, including Nobel laureates, eminent scientists, … Continue reading PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Punjab on Jan 3

Cabinet approves Indian Human Spaceflight programme

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet has approved the Gaganyaan Programme with a demonstration of Indian Human Spaceflight capability to low earth orbit for a mission duration ranging from one orbital period to a maximum of seven days. A human-rated GSLV Mk-lll will be used to carry the orbital module which will have necessary provisions … Continue reading Cabinet approves Indian Human Spaceflight programme

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite

  WEB DESK The Indian space research Organisation ISRO on Wednesday successfully launched geostationary communication satellite GSAT-7A onboard Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F11. The exclusive advanced communication satellite separated from the rocket after 19 minutes of the launch. The 26-hour countdown for the launch commenced yesterday at 2.10 pm and the rocket blasted off at … Continue reading ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite

After great success of PSLV-C43, all eyes are now on satellite GSAT-11

Our Correspondent / New Delhi After the great success of the sixth mission of the PSLV-C43, all eyes are now towards the launch of communication satellite GSAT-11 from French Guiana by Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace, on Dec 5.  At 5854 Kgs, GSAT-11 is the heaviest, next generation high throughput communication (16 Gbps) satellite configured around Indian … Continue reading After great success of PSLV-C43, all eyes are now on satellite GSAT-11

ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29

WEB DESK ISRO’s heavy-lift rocket GSLV-Mark-Three has proven its reliability by successfully launching the communication satellite GSAT-29. It lifted off this evening at 05.08 hours from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. In a little over 16 minutes, it injected the country’s second high-throughput communication satellite … Continue reading ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29

Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI A conference on Cyber Security– Challenges and Innovations on Monday deliberated on the current trends, need and future requirements of innovation in the field of cyber security for a secured cyber space. It focused on understanding the challenges the way ahead for the country through homegrown technological research and innovation. … Continue reading Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

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SPORTS

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Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

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