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Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

07 Jun 2020

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

You can keep Shah Rukh Khan away from the screen, but not from cinema.

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

13 Jan 2020

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.

ISRO launches India's latest spy satellite, marking PSLV's 50th mission

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.

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO to re-attempt Moon landing- Details here

14 Nov 2019

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO to re-attempt Moon landing- Details here

After failing in its first attempt to land on the south pole of the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up for a do-over- with the Chandrayaan-3 mission.

ISRO scientist killed by gay sex partner: Details here

05 Oct 2019

ISRO scientist killed by gay sex partner: Details here

Days after an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientist was found murdered at his Hyderabad home, the police have solved the mystery.

Chandrayaan-2 takes close look at Moon, transmits high-resolution images

05 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 takes close look at Moon, transmits high-resolution images

Despite the silence of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, the Orbiter element of the mission is doing its job to perfection.

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

04 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

As the Vikram Lander of Chandryaan-2 remains mum in lunar darkness, the Indian Space Research Organization is using the Orbiter element of the mission to study the surface of the moon.

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

24 Sep 2019

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

21 Sep 2019

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

K Sivan, the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization, has confirmed that the space agency hasn't been able to establish contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2.

NASA to help ISRO in capturing "lost" Vikram Lander's photographs

13 Sep 2019

NASA to help ISRO in capturing "lost" Vikram Lander's photographs

Days after ISRO's Vikram Lander went silent and descended to an unknown fate on the Moon, NASA has joined the efforts to help the space agency establish contact with the robotic contraption.

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

13 Sep 2019

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

09 Sep 2019

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

More than two days after attempting a lunar landing, the Vikram Lander of India's Chandrayaan-2 remains silent.

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

08 Sep 2019

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

Hours after Chandrayaan-2 Lander went silent during descent on the Moon, K Sivan, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, has said that their scientists have not given up hope on the mission.

How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth

24 Aug 2019

How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth

While the Indian Space Research Organization is planning to launch a satellite to study the Sun by 2020 (the Aditya-L1 mission), India and some other nations are planning to bring the Sun to Earth.

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

Chandrayaan-2 leaves Earth's orbit; enters lunar trajectory, moving towards Moon

14 Aug 2019

Chandrayaan-2 leaves Earth's orbit; enters lunar trajectory, moving towards Moon

Nearly 23 days after its launch on July 22, Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit at 2:21 am on Wednesday, heading towards Moon in a straight path which is 3.84 lakh km away.

Five recent achievements of ISRO that make us proud

30 Jul 2019

Five recent achievements of ISRO that make us proud

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

Hyderabad: Man claims to own 5-acre of land on moon

28 Jul 2019

Hyderabad: Man claims to own 5-acre of land on moon

While plucking the moon from the sky to gift to your lover may be a stretch, a Hyderabad man did the next best thing.

Meet K Sivan, the farmer's son who became ISRO Chairman

24 Jul 2019

Meet K Sivan, the farmer's son who became ISRO Chairman

A week after the launch of Chandrayaan-2 was called-off, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) swiftly got into action mode, and successfully completed the launch this Monday.

#Chandrayaan2: Meet the team behind India's ambitious second moon mission

23 Jul 2019

#Chandrayaan2: Meet the team behind India's ambitious second moon mission

With the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, India's ambitious second moon mission, by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday, the country took a major leap toward outer space.

Chandrayaan-2, India's historic Moon mission, launches successfully

22 Jul 2019

Chandrayaan-2, India's historic Moon mission, launches successfully

After a long wait, the Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched Chandrayaan-2, a landmark mission aimed at delivering a lander, rover, orbiter to the Moon.

Chandrayaan-2 will now launch on July 22, ISRO confirms

18 Jul 2019

Chandrayaan-2 will now launch on July 22, ISRO confirms

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-2 will be launching on Monday, July 22, 2019.

Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about

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.

Sonakshi Sinha's workout is giving us major fitness goals

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.

Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical snag

15 Jul 2019

Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical snag

Chandrayaan-2, India's most ambitious space mission till now, which was scheduled to be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SHAR) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, was called off by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), due to a technical snag.

Chandrayaan-2 launch: How to watch India's historic Moon mission

14 Jul 2019

Chandrayaan-2 launch: How to watch India's historic Moon mission

In the early hours of July 15, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will embark on a historic journey.

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

13 Jul 2019

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.

Chandrayaan-2: First look at ISRO's Moon orbiter, lander, rover

08 Jul 2019

Chandrayaan-2: First look at ISRO's Moon orbiter, lander, rover

On July 15, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch Chandrayaan-2, our country's second-ever mission to the Moon.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

Now, you can watch Chandrayaan-2 launch in Sriharikota: Here's how

03 Jul 2019

Now, you can watch Chandrayaan-2 launch in Sriharikota: Here's how

On July 15, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch Chandrayaan-2, its second ever mission to the Moon.

What are ISRO's plans for the next five years

20 Jun 2019

What are ISRO's plans for the next five years

The Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO has given Indians several reasons to celebrate its existence. ISRO's intent to cement India's position in the space world is unquestionable.

India plans to build its own space station: ISRO Chairman

13 Jun 2019

India plans to build its own space station: ISRO Chairman

Days after NASA said it would open the International Space Station for tourists, India has announced that it will build its own space station.

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, will launch on July 15

12 Jun 2019

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, will launch on July 15

After years of planning and development, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is finally ready to launch Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon.

Gaganyaan space mission: IAF to select 'vyomanauts' within 2 months

12 Jun 2019

Gaganyaan space mission: IAF to select 'vyomanauts' within 2 months

In a couple of months, the Indian Air Force will select 10 potential candidates for the country's first-ever manned space mission - the Gaganyaan.

ISRO invites applications for Technical Assistant at Delhi headquarters

07 Jun 2019

ISRO invites applications for Technical Assistant at Delhi headquarters

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has invited online applications for the post of Technical Assistant (Electrical) in New Delhi.

ISRO, IAF to train vyomnauts for India's first-ever manned space-mission

01 Jun 2019

ISRO, IAF to train vyomnauts for India's first-ever manned space-mission

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to launch three Indian 'vyomnauts' into an Earth-bound orbit as part of the country's first-ever manned space mission.

ISRO scripts history, launches spy satellite to combat terrorism

22 May 2019

ISRO scripts history, launches spy satellite to combat terrorism

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched a super surveillance satellite, RISAT-2B, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, set to launch in July

02 May 2019

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, set to launch in July

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is set to launch in mid-July, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced.

ISRO's Young Scientist Programme for school students: Registration ends soon

31 Mar 2019

ISRO's Young Scientist Programme for school students: Registration ends soon

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced the launch of a special two-week Young Scientist Programme or YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) for school children.

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

27 Mar 2019

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.