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File photo of a model of ISRO's GSLV MkII at Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota

Want to build satellites, rockets in India? Here’s how you can & challenges that lie ahead

While ISRO is the surest way forward, there about 150 private companies that work in the ISRO supply chain as new start-ups have emerged in the space sector.
Anita Sengupta

Indians mansplain ‘planets’ to an engineer who helped land Curiosity rover on Mars

Anita Sengupta, a former NASA scientist, even shared a chart on how men can avoid the temptation to mansplain.
ISRO Chairman K Sivan

ISRO sets up PSU to expand its space research and development on satellites launches

ISRO's NewSpace India Limited will work on exploiting space technology, including producing satellite launch vehicles.
A Tejas aircraft | Commons

Here’s why former Navy chief wants India’s next Raksha Mantri to personally guide Tejas

India’s aeronautics industry has suffered from politicians’ neglect, allowing countries like China, Brazil and Turkey to overtake us.
Outside HAL's Aircraft Research and Design Center in Bangalore | Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg News

Instead of grief & alarm, Indian politicians are foolishly celebrating failures of HAL

Rather than depending on a pool of ‘generalist’ bureaucracy, the government should look for the best available talent for leading HAL.

On Camera

Tablighi Jamaat will have to change its ways in post-Covid world order

Jamaat’s religious puritanism can’t be an excuse for endangering public health, nor can its criminal negligence in keeping infected foreign preachers be condoned.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.