Science (India)

Accused but Forgotten In ISRO Spy Case, SK Sharma Fights Cancer and a 20 year Quest For Justice

After ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan was awarded Rs 50 lakh in compensation for being framed in 1994, fellow accused SK Sharma hopes his reputation …

ISRO

Indian regional navigation satellite system launched

Indian regional navigation satellite system, UTRAQ, was launched here on Friday.The system was designed by Ramakrishna Krishna Electro Pvt Ltd (REC) i

Business (India)

India using remote-sensing tech developed by NASA to find rare earth elements

An advanced remote-sensing technology developed by US space agency NASA to map minerals on the moon and Mars is being used in India for the first …

Rare Earth

Home Ministry Signs Pact with ISRO to Set up Emergency Response Control Room

In a statement, the ministry said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will render its technical expertise for the proposed ICR-ER whereas the …

ISRO

Catalog Page for PIA17703

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>Also imaged by MRO's Context Camera, this observation shows one of two odd, rounded mesas with a knobby/pitted …

Mars Orbiter

NASA’s Beloved Mars Rovers Are Having a Rough Year

One was felled by a dust storm. And now the other has been sidelined by a technical glitch.<p>At the start of 2018, NASA had two active rovers on Mars. Now, it has one—and it’s having some issues.<p>Earlier this summer, the Opportunity rover stopped communicating with Earth after a massive dust storm …

Technology (India)

To Deepen Space Engagement Across Country, ISRO To Set Up 12 Research Centres In Tier-2 Cities

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to seek research ideas from across India and especially from Tier-2 cities. Six Space Tech …

ISRO

Groundwater depletion dries up the Ganges in summers - Nature India

doi:10.1038/nindia.2018.121 Published online 20 September 2018<p>Analysing satellite-based data, researchers have found that extensive groundwater …

Science (India)

Ex-ISRO Scientist Says He Was Tortured, Underwent "Untold Misery" In Jail

On September 14, the Supreme Court awarded Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh compensation for the humiliation and suffering he underwent after being …

Kerala Police

Experiments in rats show some bad memories can be forgotten

It is believed that exaggerated response to bad memories is similar for all negative memories. Now, a team of Indian scientists have shown that …

Amygdala

How air pollution is adding to India’s diabetes burden

Feature<p>The ill-effects of air pollution on human health have been reported extensively. Some estimates attribute nearly one fourth of all deaths in …

Research

Former Scientist Framed in ISRO Spy Case Died Hours Before SC Cleared His Name

Former space scientist K Chandrasekhar slipped into coma hours before the Supreme Court delivered its judgement on Friday, dismissing the espionage …

Compensation

More players rising in space launch vehicle market

India successfully launched its workhorse rocket PSLV as a purely commercial mission. PSLV demonstrated its capability to match small satellite …

FAA

AstroSat's first images capture a supernova that's over 10,000 light-years away- Technology News, Firstpost

India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory <b>AstroSat</b>, released its first image two weeks ago — a glimpse of a supernova’s remnant first …

ISRO

News18 Daybreak |Bhagwat Says Hindutva is About Inclusivity, Scientist Accused in ISRO Spy Case Dies, And Other Stories You May Have Missed

Get a fresh dose of the news that matters, delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way, to get you started and informed, for the …

Human Rights

Elon Musk just revealed the 'final iteration' of SpaceX's biggest and most powerful rocket ship — take a look

HAWTHORNE, California — Elon Musk has finally revealed the person who is paying SpaceX untold millions to have the rocket company fly a private mission around the moon.<p>Yasuka Maezawa, or "MZ" as SpaceX's newest benefactor prefers to be called, is a Japanese entrepreneur, art collector, billionaire, …

BFR

Beyond spy scandal: Nambi Narayanan pioneered liquid propulsion engine

India had been using Russian-made cryogenic engines to power its earlier GSLVs. It is only now that it has been able to master the technology and …

Engines

ISRO case: Framed scientist passes away without hearing the judgement

<b>Bengaluru, Sep 18:</b> Just hours before the Supreme court's verdict of the 1998 espionage case, one among the 8 convicted scientists of ISRO, K …

Chandra Shekhar

Colours, stripes reveal lizard character - Nature India

doi:10.1038/nindia.2018.120 Published online 17 September 2018<p>Researchers at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Trivandrum, …

Ecology

India’s PSLV rocket successfully puts into orbit two UK satellites

The PSLV rocket preciously placed two of our customer satellites in 583 km orbit. The success will give added energy for industry to make PSLV.<p>By: | …

Andhra Pradesh

Is Imran Khan planning to return to acting? He has this to say

Remember Imran Khan? Aamir Khan's nephew and Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na actor. Yes, the same guy. It's been three years since Imran has been missing from …

Imran Khan

How fake spy case set ISRO back many years

While Nambi Narayanan was arrested on November 30, 1994, Sasikumar was arrested on November 21, 1994. Both spent 50 days in jail and were allegedly …

Human Rights

Why don’t you fix transponders in all 14,000 fishing boats: High Court

The Madras High Court on Monday questioned why the Centre as well as the State government should not allot ₹11.2 crore for supplying transponders, …

Judiciary

'Chandrayaan 2' to be launched on January 3, says Isro chief K Sivan

Chandrayaan-2 will carry an orbiter and a rover

Moon Missions

Sunrise at 10 pm on Sunday? Watch this spectacular video

<b>Sriharikota, Sep 17:</b> It appeared as though the sun had risen at 10 am on Sunday. The Indian Space Research Organisation launched the observation …

Andhra Pradesh

My case will help victims of khaki power: Nambi Narayanan

The Supreme Court has awarded Nambi Narayanan ₹ 50 lakh in compensation in the Isro espionage case. Photo: HT<p><b>Bengaluru:</b> When a police officer barged …

Business (India)

With Eyes On Satellite Launch Market, ISRO Set To Fly Its First Small Rocket Next Year

California’s Silicon Valley connected to night lights of the US west coast as the sun rises. Picture: NASASA Premier Steven Marshall with Space …

ISRO

New parameters to predict prediabetes - Nature India

doi:10.1038/nindia.2018.118 Published online 12 September 2018<p>Body fat percentage and waist circumference are better indicators to predict …

Body Fat

PM Narendra Modi congratulates space scientists on PSLV-C42 launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Sunday space scientists for the successful launch of PSLV-C42, saying it shows India's prowess in …

Andhra Pradesh

India, France plan to launch 8 to 10 satellites for maritime surveillance

<b>Bengaluru</b>: India and France have planned 8 to 10 satellites as part of a “constellation” for maritime surveillance, French space agency CNES chief …

Indian Ocean