PSLV-C45 successfully injects EMISAT into orbit: ISRO

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its 47th mission (PSLV-C45) has successfully launched EMISAT from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. Further, 28 nano satellites of global customers were also launched. The 28 international customer satellites are from four countries, viz. Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland and USA. These satellites have been launched under commercial arrangements. EMISAT is… Continue reading PSLV-C45 successfully injects EMISAT into orbit: ISRO

Navy inducts indigenous transport ship

Indian Navy has inducted landing craft utility(LCU) L56.It is the sixth indigenously designed and built transport ship.The warship was built and designed by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE),Kolkata. The ship can accommodate 216 personnel and is equipped with two indigenous Closed Range Naval(CRN) 91 guns.Further,the ship is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced… Continue reading Navy inducts indigenous transport ship

Debris from anti-satellite test to disintegrate in 45 days: official

Defence sources have said that debris from anti-satellite missile test are expected to disintegrate in 45 days. India has assured that that there will be no space debris left as the test was conducted in the lower atmosphere. Being in the Low Earth Orbit, the debris would fall towards earth and burn up as soon… Continue reading Debris from anti-satellite test to disintegrate in 45 days: official

Cabinet approves five year’s extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme

The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the Biomedical Research Career Programme (BRCP), and Wellcome Trust (WT) / DBT India Alliance. The extension is beyond the initial term (2008-09 to 2018-29) and will have a new five year phase (2019-20 to 2023-24). BRCP seeks to build and nurture talent of highest global standards in… Continue reading Cabinet approves five year’s extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme

Humans can detect the earth’s magnetic fields

A new study, published in the journal eNeuro, has claimed thathuman brain is unconsciously capable of detecting the Earth’s magnetic field. The study is in contrast to other studies which had showed that humans are not magnetically sensitive organisms. The sense which allows an organism to detect and respond to earth’s geomagnetic field is called… Continue reading Humans can detect the earth’s magnetic fields

U.S. tracking space debris from India’s ASAT test

In the backdrop of the success of Mission Shakti, an ASAT missile testing, the USA has said that India and USA would continue to pursue shared interests in space and scientific and technical cooperation. In 2016, USA had designated India uniquely as Major Defense Partner’. The USA has also raised concerns over space debris and… Continue reading U.S. tracking space debris from India’s ASAT test

INS Kadmatt to participate in maritime and aerospace exhibition in Malaysia

INS Kadmatt is participating in Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA)-19 which was held in Langkawi,Malaysia. INS Kadmatt is an indigenous stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette.It was commissioned into the Indian Navy in January 2016.It is named after one of the large islands amongst the Lakshadweep group of Islands off the west coast of India.… Continue reading INS Kadmatt to participate in maritime and aerospace exhibition in Malaysia

Successful anti­-satellite missile test puts India in an elite club

Prime Minister announced that India has successfully completed Mission Shakti.Mission Shakti is an anti-Satellite(ASAT) missile test.ASAT are missile-based systems to attack moving satellites.The mission has been carried out by bringing down one of the Indian satellites in the low earth orbit.The test was aimed at strengthening the capability to safeguard space assets and India’s overall… Continue reading Successful anti­-satellite missile test puts India in an elite club

Sharp rise in H1N1 cases

Recently, there has been a sharp rise in cases and deaths from H1N1 influenza. The data on H1N1 cases has been collected by Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, National Centre of Disease Control, Delhi. Influenza is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus belonging to the family Orthomyxoviridae. Influenza viruses are divided into three broad… Continue reading Sharp rise in H1N1 cases

Young Scientist Programme (Yuvika) – Online Registration

Indian Space Research Organisation has started the online registration process for Young Scientist programme.This program is also called asYUva VIgyani KAryakram(YUVIKA). The Young Scientist Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology,Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas of… Continue reading Young Scientist Programme (Yuvika) – Online Registration