Articles about Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System

Xiaomi releases MIUI 11 update for Mi 10 in India

20 Jun 2020

Xiaomi releases MIUI 11 update for Mi 10 in India

Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 11 update for the Mi 10 smartphone in India. The new firmware is bring pushed in a phased manner as an over-the-air (OTA) update.

Soon, Xiaomi phones could use India's own version of GPS

02 Jan 2020

Soon, Xiaomi phones could use India's own version of GPS

Xiaomi could soon become the first smartphone maker to offer navigation services with the Indian version of the Global Positioning System (GPS).

PSLV-C45 carrying India's EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites lifts off

01 Apr 2019

PSLV-C45 carrying India's EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites lifts off

ISRO's PSLV C45 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota today, carrying India's EMISAT satellite along with 28 nanosatellites of global customers.

China: Two more satellites added to BDS, the GPS rival

19 Nov 2018

China: Two more satellites added to BDS, the GPS rival

China has added two more satellites to its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which rivals the US Global Positioning System (GPS).

Soon our phones could have 'desi GPS' system: Details here

22 Sep 2018

Soon our phones could have 'desi GPS' system: Details here

At an event in Delhi, ST Microelectronics, a French-Italian semiconductor-manufacturing company, launched India's first-ever 'desi GPS' module.

#RaceToTheMoon: Chandrayaan-2 suffers another delay, launch unlikely till January

05 Aug 2018

#RaceToTheMoon: Chandrayaan-2 suffers another delay, launch unlikely till January

India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, has witnessed another delay which will see it launch no sooner than January 2019. The Rs. 800cr mission was initially scheduled for April 2018.

ISRO develops indigenous atomic clocks for indigenous navigation satellites

07 May 2018

ISRO develops indigenous atomic clocks for indigenous navigation satellites

In a first, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an indigenous atomic clock to be used in its indigenous navigation system called IRNSS (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System).

ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions

12 Apr 2018

ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions

ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said the space agency was bracing up for a busy year during which it has lined up several missions, including its important "Chandrayaan-2".

After failed GSAT-6A mission, ISRO to launch another satellite

05 Apr 2018

After failed GSAT-6A mission, ISRO to launch another satellite

Days after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with its recently launched communication satellite GSAT-6A, the space agency is preparing to launch its next navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12.

ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite, first mission after IRNSS-1H failure

12 Jan 2018

ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite, first mission after IRNSS-1H failure

At 9:29am today, ISRO successfully launched the PSLV from Sriharikota, its first mission after the failure of IRNSS-1H in August.

ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble

22 Nov 2017

ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble

ISRO is determined to take India's status even higher in the global space program.

ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

21 Nov 2017

ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

The ISRO has said it plans to launch for the first time a rocket completely built by private players by 2020-21.

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

30 Oct 2017

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

Private Indian companies will soon be joining hands with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for a Joint Venture (JV) to build launch vehicles, something which has been "out-of-bounds" for private firms so far.

GPS that's super accurate is a modern-day need

28 Sep 2017

GPS that's super accurate is a modern-day need

Google Maps are a lifesaver when you are at an unknown destination. However, often the directions provided by them, are a tad bit off the track. It's not the navigation app's fault.

Why did ISRO's recent PSLV mission fail?

02 Sep 2017

Why did ISRO's recent PSLV mission fail?

ISRO's PSLV-C39 mission to propel the IRNSS-1H satellite into the orbit was unsuccessful as the heat shield didn't separate in the last few minutes of the mission.

PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes

01 Sep 2017

PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), through its reliable cost-effective launches, has played a key role in ISRO's successes over the past two decades.

ISRO first private navigation satellite launch fails

31 Aug 2017

ISRO first private navigation satellite launch fails

ISRO launched its navigation satellite, IRNSS-1H at 7 pm today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, but the mission was not successful.

Three atomic clocks of Indian GPS satellites stopped working

14 Jun 2017

Three atomic clocks of Indian GPS satellites stopped working

Three atomic clocks onboard one of the seven satellites of India's version of American navigation system GPS -Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)- have failed.

NavIC, India now has its very own GPS

29 May 2017

NavIC, India now has its very own GPS

In modern world, one is never lost; thanks to Global Positioning System (GPS), which lets you track location with the help of internet connectivity.