Mars Orbiter Mission
19 Feb 2021
NASA's Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars' Jezero crater
NASA's Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars' Jezero crater last night. NASA's YouTube channel streamed the event live from 00:45 AM IST on February 19. You can watch the historic feat using this link: https://youtu.be/gm0b_ijaYMQ.
10 Feb 2021
Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight
A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world's first interplanetary mission.
09 Feb 2021
Arab spacecraft closes in on Mars on historic flight
A spacecraft from United Arab Emirates was set to swing into orbit around Mars in the Arab world's first interplanetary mission on Tuesday, the first of three robotic explorers arriving at the red planet over the next week and a half.
05 Jul 2020
India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'
Like Earth has one, Mars hosts two elusive moons in its orbit - Phobos and its smaller, more distant sibling Deimos.
12 Dec 2019
Google Trends: Which were the most searched movies of 2019?
With Shahid Kapoor delivering his career's biggest solo in Kabir Singh, the coveted Avengers series coming to an end with its final installment Endgame, and Joaquin Phoenix's chilling portrayal of supervillain Joker, 2019 was clearly a year of movies.
11 Dec 2019
ISRO launches India's latest spy satellite, marking PSLV's 50th mission
In a major development, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched India's latest spy satellite, RISAT-2BR1, aboard its PSLV-C48 workhorse.
07 Sep 2019
Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission
India's historic attempt to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole remained unsuccessful as ISRO lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander.
22 Aug 2019
Akshay Kumar becomes world's fourth highest-paid actor on Forbes' list
Akshay Kumar has made to it to the fourth position on Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Actors (male) 2019.
16 Aug 2019
Desi Boyz clash: Akshay's 'Mission Mangal' beats John's 'Batla House'
Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal, which was released yesterday, witnessed a great start at the box office.
14 Aug 2019
Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay
Last year, Vidya Balan was roped in for an upcoming web series, to be produced by Ronnie Screwvala, where she was to portray the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
24 Jul 2019
Akshay Kumar to turn rapper for his next, 'Housefull 4'?
Akshay Kumar, who is gearing up for Housefull 4, will apparently be crooning the title track of the popular comedy franchise's fourth installment.
18 Jul 2019
Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer
After dropping an impressive teaser of Mission Mangal, the makers have finally unveiled the much-awaited trailer of the space drama.
17 Jul 2019
Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.
16 Jul 2019
Sonakshi Sinha's workout is giving us major fitness goals
Sonakshi Sinha, who is gearing up for the release of her movie Khandaani Shafakhana, set social media on fire recently.
30 Apr 2019
How much money 'Avengers: Endgame' made? Here are mind-boggling facts
Avengers: Endgame has had a blast of an opening weekend.
27 Nov 2018
Touchdown! NASA's InSight robot sets foot on Mars: Details here
After traveling through deep space for over six months, NASA's InSight lander has finally reached its destination - Mars.
23 Sep 2018
Moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2', a calculated risk: ISRO Chairman Sivan
Though Chandrayaan-2, ISRO's moon mission, is a "calculated risk" undertaken despite knowing that 50% of such launches have failed, it'll land at a spot where no country has gone before, said K Sivan, ISRO Chairman.
20 Feb 2018
ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to cost less than the movie 'Interstellar'
The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) upcoming lunar mission, called Chandrayaan-2, to the moon's South Pole will be cheaper than the Hollywood movie Interstellar.
30 Nov 2017
Here's what Ekta Kapoor is eyeing at after 'Bose'
Producer Ekta Kapoor who forayed into the digital space recently is all set to make a web series on ISRO's Mars mission, Mangalyaan.
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.
24 Jul 2017
Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away
The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.
21 Jun 2017
Mangalyaan: India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 Earth days
India's first Mars Orbiter 'Mangalyaan', launched in Nov'13, has completed 1,000 Earth days in the Martian orbit on 19 June stated ISRO.
01 Mar 2017
New US spy chief surprised at India's space capabilities
Dan Coats, President Donald Trump's Director of National Intelligence said that he was, "shocked the other day to read that India, on one rocket launch, deposited more than 100 satellites in space."
21 Feb 2017
One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire
58-year-old Bhagyamma, a Peenya Dasarahalli resident, was killed and nine others injured when a KSRTC bus caught fire near Arishinakuntte on NH4. Cause of the mishap is not yet known.
21 Feb 2017
India can develop its own space station, says ISRO chief
ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said with ambitious planning and a long-term approach, India could develop its own space station.
20 Feb 2017
China weary of India's improving space launch capabilities
Reports in Chinese media suggest that Beijing may be weary of the strides ISRO has made in commercial satellite launch operations.
16 Feb 2017
Global media lauds ISRO feat of 104-satellite launch
India's launch of 104 satellites in a single rocket was lauded by global media including The NY Times, London's Times, UK's Guardian, China's Xinhua, and the BBC. The Washington Post called it "another success for ISRO, which is rapidly gaining a reputation globally for its effective yet low-cost missions".
15 Feb 2017
ISRO launches 104 satellites, at once
ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
13 Feb 2017
ISRO plans Venus and Mars mission
The ISRO plans to launch an unmanned space mission to Venus for the first time and revisit Mars.
13 Dec 2016
Scientists who shone through Mangalyaan
India's first interplanetary mission, Mangalyaan brought out pictures of the women at ISRO dressed in brightly coloured silk sarees celebrating the mission.