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India may try soft landing on Moon next November

After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November, sources in Indian Space Research Organisation said on Thursday.......

India's space programme is a Phoenix

'It is time we Indians learnt to believe in ourselves, and stopped questioning our own capabilities every time a space launch is not a glorious success,' says M D Riti. IMAGE: Chandrayaan 2: A......

ISRO's soft-landing on Moon fails to go as per script

India's bold bid to become only the fourth country to achieve a soft landing on the Moon ended in a huge disappointment on Saturday when contact with Chandrayaan-2's landing module was abruptly......

Chandrayaan-2 set for 'historic' Moon landing tonight

ISRO chairman K Sivan said the proposed soft-landing was going to be a 'terrifying' moment. IMAGE: The touchdown of 'Vikram' lander is scheduled between 1.30 am and 2.30 am, followed by the......

ISRO successfully launches Chandrayaan-2

The ISRO is aiming for a soft landing of the lander in the South Pole region of the moon where no country has gone so far.  India on Monday successfully launched its second moon mission......

'Vested interests want private players in space'

'ISRO facilities are very expensive and any damage caused by these start-ups can create havoc to our space programme.'   In a major policy decision, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday allowed the......

Strike evokes mixed response; banking, transport services hit

While some states like Kerala and Telangana were badly hit by the strike, the impact was partial in Punjab, Haryana and Maharashtra Image: Women react from inside a police vehicle after their......

Strike: Normal life hit in Kerala, Bengal, Tamil Nadu unaffected

Though buses and trains plied normally in Bengal and TN, office attendance was less The nation-wide strike called by central trade unions, on Friday, hit normal life in Left-ruled Kerala with......

In Tesla, electric car makers find a spark

Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors have joined hands to take on the likes of General Motors, Nissan, Ford and Renault On March 31, Canadian-American Elon Musk tweeted that India......

Electric, hybrid cars to become cheaper

The Pune-based research institute will design and develop car batteries and offer the technology for mass production. Electric and hybrid cars could become more affordable with the cost of......

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