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ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu
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ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu

Madikeri: A team from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to reach Kodagu today to study the massive landslides that has ravaged the district. Landslides of such a magnitude have never occurred in Kodagu and it is for the first time that the district is reeling under widespread devastation. The ISRO team will study…

Revisiting ISRO spy case
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Revisiting ISRO spy case

This case is only the tip of the iceberg exposing the cause for country’s staggering industrial growth and scientific research Last Tuesday, I was reading the Point of View column of T.J.S. George titled “Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ Is Important” and I was moved to tears both for ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan and my own…

Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ is important
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Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ is important

By T.J.S. George India’s biggest achievement since independence is its march to leadership ranks in space technology. In June last year, the national space organisation, ISRO, put into space a rocket as heavy as 200 fully grown elephants, making it a major player in the satellite launch industry alongside the US, France and Russia. The…

Indians in space
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Indians in space

By Girija Madhavan The romance of space is always beguiling. Exploring the “Final Frontier” in science-fiction, television or films, foreshadowed the “Space Tourism” some millionaires experienced recently. The launch by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of 104 Nano Satellites in one operation drew admiration; but the failure of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, after…

CII’s session with “Women Scientists of ISRO” on Aug. 21
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CII’s session with “Women Scientists of ISRO” on Aug. 21

Mysuru: The amazing success of the Mangalyaan Mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has brought not only worldwide attention but also national pride and glory. Within an astonishing 15 months from the day it was announced the team at ISRO conceptualised, planned and implemented the mission successfully, sending off the autorickshaw-sized satellite on…

ISRO Chief delivers Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE
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ISRO Chief delivers Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE

Mysuru: The 55th Foundation Day celebration and Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture Series was held at Regional Institute of Education (RIE) in city this morning. Prior to the inauguration, a 3,000-litre capacity RO water unit was inaugurated by the dignitaries in the campus. The Foundation Day celebrations was inaugurated by Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia, Chief Secretary,…

Students should strive to achieve quality, excellence: ISRO Chairman
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Students should strive to achieve quality, excellence: ISRO Chairman

Mysuru: Highlighting the tasks ahead of the student community, ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar has called upon the students to give in their best for bringing about quality of improvement in the country. He was speaking at Gurikar Marimallappa Samsmaranotsava and gold medals, prizes and certificates distribution programme at Marimallappa’s Educational Institutions here yesterday. Pointing…

Prez and PM laud ISRO for successful launch of  GSLV Mark III
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Prez and PM laud ISRO for successful launch of  GSLV Mark III

Chennai: Both President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists for the successful launch of GSLV – MkIII D1/GSAT-19 mission. The country’s heaviest rocket the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MarkIII D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19 lifted off from Sriharikota at 5.28 pm yesterday and was…

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