Posts Categorized: Science and Technology

Indian Earth Observation Satellite-6 (EOS-6) was launched

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The third generation Indian satellite for monitoring the oceans, formally named Earth Observation Satellite-6 (EOS-6) was launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in partnership with the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) among others, from its First Launch Pad (FLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota. The ocean observing mission is a follow-up […]

ISRO makes history by successfully launching India’s maiden private Vikram-suborbital (VKS) rocket

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) made history today by launching successfully India’s maiden private Vikram-suborbital (VKS) rocket. ISRO says, “Mission Prarambh is successfully accomplished”, while Skyroot Aerospace said, “Vikram-S makes history as the first private rocket of India to grace the skies”. Skyroot was the first StartUp to sign an MoU with ISRO for launching […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveils indigenous trainer aircraft HTT-40, designed & developed by HAL

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled HTT-40, an indigenous trainer aircraft designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), at the India Pavilion during 12th DefExpo in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on October 19, 2022. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel were among those present on the occasion. The aircraft has […]

Successful Flight Tests of Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) by DRDO

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DRDO conducted two successful test flights of a Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile on 27 Sep 2022 from a ground-based portable launcher at the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. VSHORADS is a Man Portable Air Defence System (MANPAD) designed and developed indigenously by DRDO’s Research Centre Imarat (RCI), […]

Shri Narendra Modi commissions India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in Kochi

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi commissioned the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vikrant at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). The commissioning of INS Vikrant is a proud moment for the Nation as it showcased the ‘Aatmanirbhar’ credentials during ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and a true testament to the country’s zeal and fervour […]

INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy

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INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided missile destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21, 2021. The event marks the formal induction of the first of the four ‘Visakhapatnam’ class destroyers, indigenously designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house organisation […]

India launches the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica

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India has successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica with the arrival of the first batch of its contingent at the southern white continent. The first batch comprising of 23 scientists and support staff reached the Indian Antarctic station Maitri on last week.Four more batches shall be landing in Antarctica by air using DROMLAN […]

COMMENCEMENT OF SEA TRIALS OF INDIGENOUS AIRCRAFT CARRIER (IAC) ‘VIKRANT’

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Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ designed by Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited(CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under Ministry of Shipping(MoS).   IAC is a leading example of the nation’s quest for “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” with more than 76% indigenous content. This is the maiden attempt of the Indian […]

কেন্দ্রীয় মন্ত্রিসভায় গভীর মহাসাগর মিশনের অনুমোদন

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প্রধানমন্ত্রী শ্রী নরেন্দ্র মোদীর পৌরোহিত্যে অর্থনীতি বিষয়ক কেন্দ্রীয় মন্ত্রিসভা মহাসাগর সম্পদের সঠিক ব্যবহারের জন্য গভীর সমুদ্র প্রযুক্তির উন্নয়ন ও গভীর সমুদ্র সম্পদ বিকাশের লক্ষ্যে ভূবিজ্ঞান মন্ত্রকের ‘গভীর মহাসাগর মিশন’ বিষয়ের প্রস্তাবে অনুমোদন দিয়েছে। এই মিশনে আনুমানিক ব্যয় হবে ৪ হাজার ৭৭ কোটি টাকা। ৫ বছরের জন্য পর্যায় ভিত্তিক এই মিশন কার্যকর করা হবে। প্রথম পর্যায়ে […]

First Indian woman scientist in London’s Royal Society

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Gagandeep Kang is the first Indian woman scientist to be selected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Gagandeep Kang is a clinician scientist and a professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences at the famous Christian Medical College, Vellore. She is the current executive director of the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, […]