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ISRO does it again: India's heaviest rocket GSLV-Mark III launched successfully

Image: GSLV Mark-III blasts off successfully from the Sriharikotta space station, near Chennai. Photograph: PTI photo India on Thursday successfully launched its heaviest rocket yet and tested an......

After Mars Mission, what is ISRO planning next?

  It has already tasted success with the moon mission and Mangalyaan. Is man in space the next frontier for ISRO? ISRO in the recent past has tasted success and is now looking at projects,......

Sheela says: Babudom waits with bated breath: Will it be Modi?

"Who will be his men?" a distinguished official close to the prime minister asked. Frankly, nobody has an idea. Hardly seven weeks are left for a regime change, but the idea of Narendra Modi on......

CAT dismisses former ISRO chairman's plea

Central Administrative Tribunal on Friday dismissed former Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman G Madhavan Nair's plea, seeking quashing of the Centre's decision to debar him from holding......

63rd Republic Day: The gallantry award winners

President Pratibha Patilon Thursday conferredawards of 368 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others as part ofthe 63rd Republic Day Celebrations.This includes......

Mahindra Satyam: The successes and challenges

Just over a year after launching the beleaguered Satyam in its new avatar as Mahindra Satyam, the company's CEO, C P Gurnani, and Europe head, Vikram Nair, talk with Business Standard ......

The diaspora impact on a changing India

The global success of people of Indian origin gave hope and showed the way to a new India, said Jagdish Bhagwati at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference in New Delhi.A personal anecdote involving......

SEZs to see demand from IT sector

Demand for special economic zones (SEZs) appears to be reviving even as realty developers are shying away from developing these tax-free enclaves due to liquidity crunch, according to experts who......

World Bank bars Wipro, Megasoft, 3 more firms

Even before the dust settled on the controversy involving Satyam's debarment, the World Bank on Monday revealed that action has been taken against a total of five entities in India, including Wipro......

NDTV scores big with entertainment channel

About a year ago, Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV Networks, approached analysts in Mumbai to discuss the company's foray into entertainment. "Most of them were amused and laughed at the project," recalls......

The Best Telugu Films of 2010

The year saw some big budget movies and some modest ones. While most of the big budget films couldn't win over the audience, some of the smaller ones did. Rooted in reality and......

Vikram's Malayalam comeback

Get your low down on what's happening in the Malayalam film industry right here! After Kamal Haasan, it is the turn of another National Award winning actor from Tamil to make his appearance in......

Raavanan is better than Raavan

Saisuresh Sivaswamy reviews both Raavan and its Tamil version,Raavanan.Ever since Roja, Mani Ratnam has wanted to go pan-Indian. And I am not talking only in terms of the plot, but the audience......

Yaavarum Nalam: A must-watch!

Very rarely do you get to see a movie that's not just logical and has good performances, but comes with a deliciously intriguing thriller whodunit tag as well. Andthat's exactly what you get in Big......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......

India at Asiad on Day 2: Men win bronze in 10m air pistol; two squash medals assured

From left, Indian 10m air pistol shooting team Samaresh Jung, Jitu Rai and Prakash Papanna pose with their bronze medals. Photograph: PTI. Photograph: PTI Indian shooters continued to shine at the......

Jadeja keeps Rajasthan afloat

A determined rearguard action by skipper-cum-coach Ajay Jadeja kept Rajasthan's hopes of avoiding an innings defeat alive on the third day of their four-day Ranji Trophy Group B Elite Division......

Mumbai in command against Rajasthan

Former champions Mumbai took early command in their crucial and penultimate Ranji Trophy Super League match against Rajasthan by bundling out the visitors for a meagre 155 and then making a sound......

Vengsarkar to head selection committee

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday named former captain Dilip Vengsarkar chairman of the national selection committee. The decision was taken at the 77th Annual General Meeting,......

'BCCI should have own TV channel'

Anil Yeola1> A person if elected to board should only be allowed to continue to its member for 3 terms. After third term he shouldnt be eligible for being member third time.2> BBCI should be......

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Q. Who is Chairman to ISRO now?
:  A. P.Shri G. Madhavan Nair, who was:1. Earlier a Senior Scientist of VSSC - thereafter2. Earlier Director of LPSC - thereafter3. Director of Vikram...... more

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Prasad Ugaragol:  A. Beauty Queens Aishwarya Rai Priyanka Chopra Diana Hayden Lara Dutta Sushmita Sen Yukta MookheyDancers Alarmel Valli Chitra Vishweswaran Sonal...... more

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A preface to future human space missions

It was not just a small step, but a giant leap in India's space mission. ISRO has proved that it has the mettle to send a vehicle to space and... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/a-preface-to-future-human-space-missions.html
400 national teams take part

Statesman News Service Bhubaneswar, 18 December More than 400 teams from all over the country participated in the 10th edition of Udghosh, an... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/94669-open-quiz-competition-from-kiit-400-national-teams-take-part.html
Sane voice

This refers to Arun Jaitley and his frenemies by Poornima Joshi (December 15). Jaitley is a credible voice of the BJP. To his credit, he had gamely... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/letters/sane-voice/article6694641.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Clear the confusion

I am in full agreement with Prabhakaran Nair (The mad chase after Bt brinjal, December 12). The GM crops issue has been a topic of discussion in... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/letters/clear-the-confusion/article6686589.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
It's carnival time again

As the 19th edition of the IFFK begins on Dec 12 in Thiruvananthapuram, the focus is on a spectrum of films selected from the best of world and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/its-carnival-time-again/article6679413.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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