Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicMission Shakti

Topic: Mission Shakti

US plays down NASA’s criticism of India’s A-SAT test

NASA called India's A-SAT test a 'terrible thing', claiming it created about 400 pieces of space debris that could damage the ISS.

After Mission Shakti, declare a ‘No First Use’ policy in space as well

India’s role as a space power must be aimed at reducing the possibility of a space war.

NASA slams A-SAT test for leaving debris in space, increasing risk factor for space station

On 27 March, India entered an exclusive club of nations capable of destroying space-borne satellites as it launched a missile to destroy an Indian satellite.

PM Modi’s Mission Shakti broadcast didn’t violate Model Code of Conduct, says EC

An EC-appointed committee found that state broadcaster Doordarshan only took the feed from news agency ANI, and did not broadcast the speech directly.

Mission Shakti takes out model code even as an economist feels the election heat

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EC seeks response from DD & AIR on how they sourced PM Modi’s Mission Shakti address

EC could take action against DD for violating the Model Code of Conduct if the address was directly broadcast by it, but not if it was sourced from YouTube.

Modi govt does a ‘great job’ with A-SAT test as PM gulps down ‘Shakti tonic’

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India’s satellite-destroying missile sends message to China

India is not engaging in an arms race but with the anti-satellite missile test it has now joined an exclusive group of space-faring nations, says India's foreign ministry.

Russian media is all-praise for Modi’s A-SAT, but British press is ‘furious’

International media organisations are divided in their opinion on India’s maiden A-SAT missile test.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.