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The launch of PSLV C31

The ISRO spy case that became a potboiler of ‘sex, spies and rocket science’

Scientist Nambi Narayanan in Ready to Fire: How India and I Survived the ISRO Spy Case writes about being accused of selling top-secret data to foreign nationals and his acquittal. 

Tomorrow, ISRO’s second bid to launch satellite made with private help

The assembly, integration and testing for IRNSS-1I was done by a consortium of private companies led by defence equipment supplier in Bengaluru.
Launch of ISRO's GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A communication satellite from Sriharikota | PTI

Chances of recovering lost satellite GSAT-6A may be possible, says ISRO

ISRO chairman says efforts are underway to establish contact with the communication satellite which lost link during the third phase of putting it into orbit.
Kashmir militancy

Plugged-In: Kashmir’s deadliest clashes in years, ISRO power failure, Dalit History Month

In the Valley of death: 12 militants, 4 civilians, and 3 jawans have been killed in Kashmir encounters. These numbers haunt the front pages of all major dailies
ISRO launches GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A

Power failure haunts ISRO again as it loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

The satellite’s engine was to be fired three times to place it in the correct orbit, but contact was reportedly lost after the second firing on 30 March
Fully integrated GSLV inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, Sriharikota | ISRO

ISRO launches rocket that will help prepare for Chandrayaan-2 and Mangalyaan-2

The GSLV features an improved engine and the communication satellite payload will provide improved connectivity to remote areas.
The launch of PSLV C31

How ISRO ended up launching 4 US satellites without safety approvals

US regulator said that the 4 satellites, each the size of the palm, could neither be detected nor tracked, declared them hazardous for other satellites.

Off The Cuff with AS Kiran Kumar

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw ISRO Chairman, AS Kiran Kumar in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Deputy Editor, Manu Pubby. The event was held in Delhi on 20 November 2017. Also Read: India has 42 satellites, but needs double that number to meet its basic needs India can eye global space projects if it can deliver on its potential: ISRO chief Off The Cuff with AS Kiran Kumar From left: Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint; Manu Pubby, Deputy Editor ThePrint; AS Kiran Kumar, ISRO Chairman Off The Cuff with AS Kiran Kumar AVM-PK-Srivastava-Former-Director-BDL asking a question Off The Cuff with AS Kiran Kumar From left: Mr. Dinesh Singh, Former Rail Minister and MP; AVM PK Srivastava, Former Director BDL; Col KV Kuber, CEO Sughosha Advisory Services Ltd; Rakesh S, CMD, Antrix Corporation; Bhaskar Kanungo, Dy Director, FICCI- Space; Vivek Pandit, ASG, FICCI; Lt. Col Ratan Shrivastava, Advisor, FICCI- Space; Deviprasad Karnik, Director Publications...

TalkPoint: Does it make sense for India’s private sector to venture into space?

As the moon-landing proposal of private space start-up TeamIndus hits a new financial roadblock, experts weigh in on the question.
On stage with A.S. Kiran Kumar at Off the Cuff

India has 42 satellites, but needs double that number to meet its basic needs

India plans to bridge this gap with more launches and sending 60 rockets in the next 5 years, ISRO chief A.S. Kiran Kumar said.

On Camera


India pioneered TV education, but smartphone classes during Covid let down its poor students

Trauma faced by students for being able to afford smartphones and laptops for online classes could have been avoided if the govt implemented the DTH scheme.
HDFC Ltd chairman Deepak Parekh

Why loan restructuring is any day better than a moratorium — HDFC’s Deepak Parekh explains

Deepak Parekh says at ThePrint’s ‘Off The Cuff’ that by giving a loan moratorium, the RBI is creating a problem for later on.


Women Army Officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February (for representation only)

Army to call special selection board to screen women officers for permanent commission

Some women officers said the process is still ambiguous and more clarity is needed as many have been asked to undergo a junior command course next month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.