Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: ASAT

India to strengthen outer space capabilities but responsibly: Modi at DefExpo inauguration

At the biennial event in Lucknow, PM Modi said India’s focus is on increasing defence exports to Rs 35,000 crore from Rs 17,000 crore.

Chandrayaan-2 launch proves India is a major player in the race for space dominance

India missed out on staking a claim in Antarctica; it can’t afford to let other powers colonise moon.

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.

NASA says cooperation with ISRO intact days after calling India’s A-SAT test ‘terrible’

In a letter to ISRO, NASA said based on guidance received from the White House, it was looking forward to continuing to work with the agency.

NASA is not the final word on space debris from A-SAT, says former DRDO chief Saraswat

NASA said it disapproved of India’s 27 March test of an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile on account of the space debris it created.

NASA says India’s A-SAT satellite test a ‘terrible thing’, has put ISS at risk

The A-SAT test by India last week resulted in about 400 pieces of orbital debris that could damage the International Space Station, a NASA official said.

India’s China policy is adrift, but Tibet & Dalai Lama can change that

The more India has aligned its Tibet stance with China’s position, the more Beijing has upped the ante, including claiming Arunachal as 'South Tibet'.

US denies allegations of spying on India’s A-SAT test, but says was aware of it

US Air Force Space official says they knew the A-SAT test was coming because of flight bans that India had announced and information published previously.

Thank god, India’s leaders didn’t fight over nuclear weapons like they are over A-SAT

The story of how India got its nuclear weapons must be retold now as it underlines the incredible bipartisanship demonstrated by 7 governments and prime ministers.

A-SAT success revs up India’s ballistic missile defence programme

With the A-SAT, India has developed a missile that can take out targets in extended ranges of the exo-atmosphere.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.