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First ever India – Japan Space Dialogue held

The inaugural India-Japan Space Dialogue was held in New Delhi on March 08, 2019. The Indian delegation in India – Japan Space Dialogue was led by Indra Mani Pandey, Additional Secretary for Disarmament and International Security Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, while the Japanese delegation was co-led by Kansuke Nagaoka, Deputy Assistant Minister, Foreign Policy […]

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GSAT-31 launched successfully from French Guiana

India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today. The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana at 2:31 am (IST) carrying India’s GSAT-31 and Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 satellites, as scheduled. After a 42-min flight, GSAT-31 […]

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Defence budget hiked to Rs. 3,05,296 crore

Rs. 3,05,296 crore have been provided for the  Defence Budget  in the Budget Estimates for 2019-20, compared to Rs. 2,82,733 crore provided in 2018-19 Budget Estimates. The figures were revised to Rs. 2,85,423 crore in the Revised Estimates of 2018-19. While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate […]

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ISRO announces Young Scientists Programme

ISRO has announced the Young Scientists Programme to encourage the scientific talent and increase scientific pool in the country. He made the announcement on January 18th, 2019. Under Young Scientists Programme, Chairman Dr K. Sivan said, 3 students from each state and UT will be selected for ISRO programme for one month during which they […]

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Space technology in improving border management

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved report of Task Force created by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to identify areas for use of Space Technology in improving Border Management. The Task Force on Space Technology in improving Border Management has been headed by Joint Secretary (Border Management) and having members from BSF, […]

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ISRO chairman says that Gaganyaan will be able to carry three astronauts!

The Chairman, ISRO K. Sivan addressed and interacted with over hundred media persons from Bengaluru and other parts of India in a Press Meet organized today at ISRO Headquarters, Bengaluru. Here he highlighted ISRO’s achievements in 2018 related to launch vehicles, satellites and their applications towards nation building. Dr Sivan also briefed about the challenging […]

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ISRO to set up Space Technology Park and Museums

ISRO plans to set up Space Galleries in various locations in the country. The Space Galleries are expected to disseminate the knowledge about space science and technology amongst the citizens of our country. The Gallery will consist of interactive methods/ models describing the principles of Space science and technology. Initially, Space Galleries are planned to […]

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ISRO chairman questioned by children, read his inspiring replies!

As part of the enhanced outreach programme of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a new platform named “Samwad with Students” (SwS) was launched in Bengaluru yesterday. Through the SwS initiative, ISRO aims to ‘constantly engage youngsters across India to capture their scientific temperament. The new conversation mission will inspire students cutting across schools and colleges.’ […]

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Bhutan to launch RuPay cards soon

Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering is on a visit to India and during this visit, it was announced that the Bhutan government has taken the decision to launch the RuPay Cards. Ex-President of India, Pranab Mukherjee had dedicated RuPay cards, India’s own card payment network to the nation on May 8, 2014, at a […]