• India inks euro 13 million deal with Airbus Defence and Space

    India has signed a euro 13 million deal with Airbus Defence and Space for the delivery of a dedicated facility in the country for the maintenance and repair its submarine fleet periscopes.The project is due to be completed in September 2016.

  • US for enhancing defence ties with India

    The US has pitched for greater cooperation with India in the defence sector and underlined the need to enhance trade of high-tech items. "Increased defence trade and cooperation is vital part of advancing our partnership. India now conducts more military exercises with the US than any other country and defence trade has increased over the past decade..."

  • India's GSAT-16 satellite readies for launch from French Guiana

    The telecommunications satellite has been fueled at the European spaceport for its launch by the Ariane-5 heavy-lift rocket on Dec. 4.

  • ISRO chief calls for synergy among space sector players

    "We have been seeing over the years one phenomenon that world over the relevance of space programme and the benefits that the space can give to the humanity are being underscored, the need for synergy in space, cooperation in space as compared to the competition that existed few decades ago is getting more and more relevant," ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said.


India's Maiden Tryst with Mars

India's Maiden Tryst with Mars India has created a historical moment in its quest to explore the 'final frontier' Space, successfully manoeuvring 'Mangalyaan' through a complicated interplanetary journey into the Mars orbit, and achieving a technological feat! While Probes to Mars have a high failure rate India has become the first country to taste success on its maiden venture to the Red Planet. This accomplishment is an enormous leap in displaying the country's prowess in developing such technology.

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