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Exclusive! Interview with Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams
"I am so excited. I can't really wait to go," Sunita Williams told Suman Guha Mozumder in a brief telephone interview from Star City last week before being quarantined for the flight preparation......
Sunita Williams heads back to space
The astronaut, who will take over as the commander of the International Space Station, says she is not nervous but 'psyched'. Suman Guha Mozumder reports Astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the......
Bad weather pushes Atlantis landing to Friday
Bad weather in Florida forced NASA to cancel the Thursday landing of STS-117 that was to bring back Sunita Williams and six others astronauts from space,resulting in Atlantis' crew spending an......
From the Editors: How we chose our winners
Indra Nooyi: The India Abroad Person of the Year 2006While honouring her as the fourth most powerful businesswoman in the world, Forbes magazine pointed out that only an extraordinarily gifted......
Happy New Year Sunita, 16 times over!
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams will get to celebrate New Year Day 16 times on board humanity's farthest outpost in space as the International Space Station orbits the earth that many......
Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investments
A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the......
Finance Minister P Chidambaram's speech
Mr. Speaker, SirIt is my privilege to present the Budget for 2007-08.I. A MID-TERM REPORT CARD ON THE ECONOMY2. In November 2006, the UPA Government crossed the midpoint of its term of office. A......
Schooling is an effective job quota
Part 1: Quota: Just how many OBCs are there?Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes, along with Other Backward Classes, together comprise around two-thirds of the country's working population,......
Chidambaram's Budget speech
Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......
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