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Space is not alien to him

It’s nothing to do with astrology or dogma, but his date of birth serendipitously set his career in just the right orbit to help him reach for the Moon, Mars and the stars!

05 Nov 2016 10:14 PM

Boeing offers to build Super Hornets in India

Aerospace behemoth Boeing is getting a supply chain and the aerospace ecosystem ready as part of its proposal to the Ministry of defence to establish a modern production facility in the country to rol

07 Oct 2016 2:40 AM

‘Let farmers from both states decide’

Dr A Ravindra, chairman, Centre for Sustainable Development, Bengaluru, says in an interview to B.R.

20 Sep 2016 12:12 AM

‘Tejas’ is the best example of the catchphrase ‘Made in India’

Dr S. Christopher, secretary, department of defence R&D, MoD, New Delhi, says that homegrown fighter jet “Tejas” is not only combat-ready, but future-ready.

03 Jul 2016 6:56 AM

Small steps: Tiny is the new large

From medical research to defence programmes, here’s why scientists in India are dedicating the next few years to making things extremely little.

23 Jun 2016 12:40 AM


World’s largest jet set for touchdown

A few minutes past midnight on Thursday, the deafening roar of six mighty engines of this behemoth-Antonov An-225 Mriya-could throw many out of their beds in Hyderabad, but as the world’s largest airc

12 May 2016 1:40 AM

Afghans to gain from Pak refusal on satellite

Pakistan’s rejection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gift to Saarc nations in the form of a communications satellite could well prove a godsend for Afghanistan.

24 Mar 2016 1:32 AM

After 15 years, Kolar Gold Fields may be mined again

For thousands of families of this mining town, this year’s Independence Day could well stand for independence from abject poverty as the quest for gold will resume through a joint venture forged betwe

04 Mar 2016 1:24 AM

IAF, DRDO wrangle leads to ‘top gun’ exit

Every time he kissed the skies in the made-in-India Tejas at Aero India or elsewhere, Group Captain Suneet Krishna (Retd) had air warriors and aviation enthusiasts alike rooting for more of his heart-

02 Feb 2016 5:17 AM

Nobel laureates get frisked

Mr Yaduveer (right) and Ms Pramoda Devi (second from right), wife of the late Maharaja Srikantha Datta Wodiyar, during the opening of the 103rd Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore on Sunday. — PTI

04 Jan 2016 12:40 AM


Tejas all set for air show in Bahrain

Call it India’s first baby steps towards marking its presence in the multi-billion dollar global military market, but the ministry of defence has decided to stir up excitement at the Bahrain Internati

24 Dec 2015 4:28 AM

‘Nuclear city’ blueprints have Modi approval

Among the many presentations made for Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visited the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, in February 2015, the most interesting was an overview of the faci

21 Dec 2015 10:28 PM

Kiran Kumar appointed ISRO chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday picked the seniormost space scientist, Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar, to head Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) for a three-year term.

13 Jan 2015 5:09 AM

Isro, Nasa to jointly develop satellite

In a first, Nasa and Isro will join forces to manufacture and launch an all-weather satellite to support a slew of operations as different as disaster management, understanding movement of tectonic plates to climate change and estimation of crop and tree cover.

03 Oct 2013 11:47 PM

Countdown to launch of Mars orbiter begins today

On Wednesday, India’s orbiter to Mars will begin its journey from Isro’s Satellite Centre (ISAC) in Bengaluru to the launch pad at Sriharikota range, precisely five years to the day that Chandrayaan-I

02 Oct 2013 12:03 PM