Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicK Sivan

Topic: K Sivan

India, France working on third joint satellite mission, says ISRO chief K Sivan

Sivan said many French companies are keen to tap into opportunities thrown up by recent reforms recent reforms initiated by the govt in the space sector.

ISRO developing green propulsion for human space mission, says chairman K Sivan

Sivan, also the Secretary, Department of Space, advised the new graduates to take up 'calculated risk' in their life as it may safeguard them from 'absolute failure'.

Private sector can now build rockets, provide launch services: ISRO chief K Sivan

To facilitate the private sector presence in ISRO, the agency has launched the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre, an independent nodal agency.

First Gaganyaan spaceflight likely to carry only one astronaut, and it’ll be a man

When PM Modi announced Gaganyaan on 15 August 2018, he had said 'an Indian son or daughter' will carry the national flag on the trip in 2022.

Chandrayaan-3 on track, 4 astronauts selected for Gaganyaan — ISRO spells out 2020 plan

ISRO chief K. Sivan confirms land acquisition has been initiated for 2,300-acre land in Tuticorin to build the country's second spaceport.

India will send man to space by December 2021: ISRO chairman

K. Sivan says all technologies of the Chandrayaan-2 mission have proved accurate except for the soft landing.

ISRO chief K. Sivan’s tears reveal passion of a farmer’s son who’s now India’s ‘rocket man’

ISRO chief K. Sivan’s emotions are a reminder of how passion drove a humble Tamil Nadu farmer’s son to lead India’s most ambitious space mission so far, Chandrayaan-2. 

ISRO chief K Sivan defends space programme, says India ‘not at all poor’

Sivan underlines the need to use resources for the common man's benefit, cites the strength of India's economy and stresses on the importance of innovations.

As Chandrayaan-2 readies for landing, ISRO chief K Sivan says why it will be ‘terrifying’

Chandrayaan-2 lander will touch down near South Pole of the moon at 1:55 am IST on 7 September. 4 hours later, the rover will be deployed on the lunar surface.

IAF gets to work, begins picking the Indians who will go to space on ISRO’s Gaganyaan

The IAF will initially shortlist 10 potential candidates, of whom, three, including a woman, will make up the crew for the mission.

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Code M to Test Case—Ekta Kapoor gets it right on women in Army

The Navy will use Agnipath to recruit women as sailors. But there is a visible gap on our screens too – women are usually missing from shows on Indian military.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.