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Kalam ideal representation of Indo-Islamic culture, lauds Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said former president APJ Abdul Kalam was an ideal representation of Indo-Islamic culture and three traits of a powerful nation to him included maintaining......

India's Forever Debt To Bhabha, Sarabhai

Dr Bhabha and Dr Sarabhai didn't feel guilty for their ambitions; it was for those 'mad scientists' that India is a powerhouse -- both at the atomic level and in the vastness of space, observes......

'Our space mission failure rate is only 5%, when it is 10% globally'

'ISRO is resilient enough to spring back and come with a solution quickly.' IMAGE: ISRO's GSLV-F10 rocket failed to place the EOS-03 in the intended orbit due to a technical anomaly in the......

The Incomparable Ved Mehta

On a visit to India in 2013, writer Ved Mehta -- who passed into the ages on Sunday January 10, 2021 -- gave Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel a rare glimpse into his state of mind and what he......

IMA puts out names of 382 doctors martyred in war against Covid

Taking exception to Health Minister Harsh Vardhan not mentioning the death of healthcare workers due to Covid-19 in his statement in Parliament, the Indian Medical Association has published a list......

'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......

How Jamsetji Tata created the Indian Institute of Science

The Indian Institute of Science topped the HRD ministry's 2017 national rankings.In 2016, the IISc was ranked among the world's top 15 universities in the Times Higher Education University......

'India is a space power'

'India has got a unique opportunity to get more and more business from outside as India is cost-effective and reliable.' Former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation G Madhavan Nair......

Indian Railways on the brink of collapse: Report

The current system of the Indian Railways is on the brink of collapse. The Indian railways working model is not financially viable either. The railways coffer have gone, almost, bankrupt, that is......

US moves to facilitate high tech trade with India

On the eve of US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke's trip to India next week as the head of a high-tech trade mission of 23 American companies, including Fortune 500 heavyweights and also several small......

Who Looks BEST in a Vintage Sari? VOTE!

Period films are about recreating time and history. And costumes play a important role in emphasising the same. Quite a few of our films are set when India was under the British Raj, and that......

'Every day is a new ball game'

'Every character is a challenge.'   IMAGE: Dibyendu Bhattacharya in Looop Lapeta. One of OTT's rising stars, Dibyendu Bhattacharya started his movie acting career way back in 2001's Monsoon......

Watch These Indian Gems GLITTER!

Scientists, sci-fi, stand-up, suspense, take your pick of OTT this week. Sukanya Verma makes her recommendations:   The Matrix ResurrectionsWhere to watch? BookMyShow StreamLanguage: English......

Rocket Boys: Our heroes have come back in flesh and blood

Rocket Boys offer an overwhelming experience to me and many others who saw Homi Bhabha in action at Trombay, notes Dr K S Parthasarathy, former Secretary, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. IMAGE:......

Rocket Boys Review

Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh deliver a soaring tribute to the two pillars of India's science world in Rocket Boys, applauds Sukanya Verma. There was a time when differences didn't come in the way of......

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Coming to India and making

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