Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicA-SAT

Topic: A-SAT

Most debris from anti-satellite test in March has decayed: DRDO chief

DRDO chief G Satheesh Reddy's statement comes weeks after NASA was critical of the A-SAT test, saying the debris could damage the International Space Station.

Pentagon defends India’s A-SAT test, says country is preparing for threats in space

Pentagon told the US Congress that India is concerned about the threats it faces in space, and therefore feels it needs to have a capability to defend itself.

DRDO rules out A-SAT tests in lower earth orbits, but keeps options open in higher orbits

DRDO chief G. Sateesh Reddy said any decision on weaponisation of space will be taken by the government.

DRDO’s February experiment a successful BMD trial, not a failed A-SAT test

DRDO denies claims in Tokyo-based magazine that before its successful A-SAT test on 27 March, India had failed in its 'first attempt' in February.

After Mission Shakti, declare a ‘No First Use’ policy in space as well

India’s role as a space power must be aimed at reducing the possibility of a space war.

NASA slams A-SAT test for leaving debris in space, increasing risk factor for space station

On 27 March, India entered an exclusive club of nations capable of destroying space-borne satellites as it launched a missile to destroy an Indian satellite.

Modi govt does a ‘great job’ with A-SAT test as PM gulps down ‘Shakti tonic’

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Karnataka raids a brazen display of power, undermine democracy

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Russian media is all-praise for Modi’s A-SAT, but British press is ‘furious’

International media organisations are divided in their opinion on India’s maiden A-SAT missile test.

On Camera

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
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How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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