India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket.
India on Thursday successfully test-fired the Guided Pinaka rocket from Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur in Odisha.
New species of gibbon discovered in China.
Scientists have discovered a new species of gibbon living in south-west China's rainforests. Although scientists had been studying the primate for some time, new research has revealed it is in fact a different species. It has been named the Skywalker hoolock gibbon by its discoverers, who are Star Wars fans.
China launches 1st commercial space mission with new rocket.
China successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket, amidst the Communist giant's determined bid to expand its ambitious space programme.
Maharashtra Government launched India's largest public WiFi service called 'MumbaiWifi'.
Maharashtra Government launched India's largest public WiFi service called 'MumbaiWifi' in state capital Mumbai with aim to empower people digitally. It is also claimed to be one of the largest wifi service in the world.
Pakistan test-fires first nuclear-capable submarine cruise missile.
Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 450km from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean, giving the country a "credible" second-strike capability, the military said.The missile, Babur-3, was fired from an underwater, mobile platform and hit its target with precise accuracy, the Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the Pakistani military said in a statement.
PM Modi Inaugurates the Nobel Prize Series Exhibition in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Narendra Modi inaugurated the Nobel Prize Exhibition on Monday evening and also held a discussion with nine Nobel laureates at Science City. Modi, in his speech, emphasized the impact of innovations on society's well-being.
ISRO, CNES sign agreement on satellite launch technology.
Indian Space Research Organisation and French Space agency (CNES) today signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology.The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall in the presence of visiting French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault.Space cooperation between France and India spans over 50 years and is one of the cornerstones of the Indo-French strategic partnership.
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched.
In its thirty sixth flight (PSLV-C34), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 727.5 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 19 co-passenger satellites today morning (June 22, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.
New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans.
Scientists from Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered a new species of Zingiber (commonly referred as ginger) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The new species has been named as Zingiber pseudosquarrosum and belongs to genus Zingiber. It is used for its medicinal values by the local Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of the Andamans.
Astronomers discover powerful cosmic double whammy.
Astronomers have discovered two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe, a supermassive black hole and the collision of giant galaxy clusters about 2 billion light years from Earth. It was discovered combining data from India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes.