Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: ISRO

Why Delhi HC set aside $562 mn international arbitration award ISRO’s Antrix had to pay Devas

Delhi HC Monday said the September 2015 award by International Chamber of Commerce 'suffers from patent illegalities and fraud and is in conflict with the public policy of India'.

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sends I-Day wishes to India from International Space Station

In the video, Cristoforetti wishes India & ISRO on behalf of the NASA and European Space Agency on completing 75 years of Independence.

ISRO launches new rocket with satellite built by girl students, suffers ‘data loss’ in final phase

A new kind of rocket for launching small payloads into orbit, SSLV carried two satellites with payloads marking India’s 75th year of Independence. Status of satellites is currently unclear.

How can India get its own Elon Musk? ISRO Chair Somanath says agency has key role to play

In order to expand India’s private sector success into the space industry, ISRO will have to provide knowledge support, says Chairman S. Somanath at Delhi event.

Model-plane-making to film on India’s space journey — ISRO starts Human Space Flight Expo today

The expo at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru, organised by ISRO, is open to the public from 22 July to 24 July.

Will end fight once people who fabricated ‘spy charge’ are punished, says Nambi Narayanan

On ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, former ISRO scientist Narayanan talks about the time he was wrongfully accused of leaking classified information on India’s space programme to Pakistan.

Covid to space & missiles, these women scientists are rocking Indian science and how

Women scientists have played a pivotal role in shaping India's response to Covid-19. But they have been busting myths about girls being 'more suitable to study humanities' since much before. 

Rocketry isn’t for Bollywood masala fans. It’s Madhavan’s show as ISRO’s Nambi Narayanan

Rocketry doesn't sacrifice essence for dramatic moments. And watch out for SRK’s cameo.

Dodgy ISRO case to 2002 ‘whistleblower’ — IPS officer R.B. Sreekumar’s mystery legacy

Former Gujarat DGP R.B. Sreekumar was arrested last week along with Teesta Setalvad. SC said their allegations of state involvement in 2002 were made 'with ulterior motives'.

ISRO-IISc team develops prototype of bacteria-infused bricks for Martian, lunar soil

New method is proof of concept for sustainable way to make bricks for construction on Mars & Moon using soil found on surface. Study published in PLOS One on 14 April.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.