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Centre forms eight-member Lokpal Commitee headed by Justice Ranjana Desai; Arundhati Bhattacharya, ISRO chief among members
India

Centre forms eight-member Lokpal Commitee headed by Justice Ranjana Desai; Arundhati Bhattacharya, ISRO chief among members

The Modi government on Thursday constituted an eight-member search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.

Centre forms eight-member search committee to recommend names for Lokpal chairman, members
India

Centre forms eight-member search committee to recommend names for Lokpal chairman, members

The Centre constituted a search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.

ISRO celebrates 99th birth anniversary of its first chairman Vikram Sarabhai
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ISRO celebrates 99th birth anniversary of its first chairman Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Sarabahi was awarded the Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972 and the Padma Bhushan in 1966.

ISRO confirms that India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 is on schedule
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ISRO confirms that India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 is on schedule

In Chandrayan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, ISRO is planning to rover to explore the lunar surface.

Scientist K Sivan succeeds AS Kiran Kumar as chairman of ISRO
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Scientist K Sivan succeeds AS Kiran Kumar as chairman of ISRO

Currently, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center in Thiruvananthapuram, Sivan will succeed AS Kiran Kumar and have a three-year term as the ISRO chief.

Renowned scientist Sivan K named new ISRO chairman
India

Renowned scientist Sivan K named new ISRO chairman

Sivan joined the ISRO in 1982 in PSLV project and has contributed immensely towards end to end mission planning, mission design, mission integration and analysis.

ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar on partnerships with private industries, manned missions, and colonising other planets
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ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar on partnerships with private industries, manned missions, and colonising other planets

ISRO chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar spells out the many exciting challenges facing his team of scientists in the field of space research.

ISRO plans to use rockets manufactured by private industries to boost satellite launch capacity
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ISRO plans to use rockets manufactured by private industries to boost satellite launch capacity

ISRO plans to increase the number of flights per year to about 20 from the current 8-10 launches every year.

ISRO's GSLV MK III D1 launched: Nation proud of historic feat, says Pranab Mukherjee
India

ISRO's GSLV MK III D1 launched: Nation proud of historic feat, says Pranab Mukherjee

The nation is proud of ISRO's achievement of successfully launching GSLV-Mk III, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.

Isro planning to launch satellite to help SAARC nations; Chandrayaan-2 to follow in Q1 2018
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Isro planning to launch satellite to help SAARC nations; Chandrayaan-2 to follow in Q1 2018

Space agency Isro is planning to launch two satellites, including the one meant for the benefit of SAARC nations, in March and April this year.

Isro to replace failed IRNSS navigation satellite with a new one in a 2017 launch
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Isro to replace failed IRNSS navigation satellite with a new one in a 2017 launch

India will launch one of its backup navigation satellites this year as a replacement to IRNSS-1A satellite, whose three atomic clocks have failed.

Isro's Mangalyaan mission executes orbital correction maneuver to extend mission duration
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Isro's Mangalyaan mission executes orbital correction maneuver to extend mission duration

Isro's maiden mission to Mars was expected to last only six months, but has been repeatedly extended by Isro engineers.

Launching 103 satellites is not about setting a record, but to maximise capability, says ISRO chief
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Launching 103 satellites is not about setting a record, but to maximise capability, says ISRO chief

With less than a month left for the proposed launch of 103 satellites at one go, Indian Space Research Organisation on Wednesday said its aim is to maximise capability with each launch and not set a record.

Isro, Nasa to jointly launch satellite to study earthquakes and their patterns
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Isro, Nasa to jointly launch satellite to study earthquakes and their patterns

In a first, space agencies of India and the US will collaborate to launch a satellite that will help study earthquakes and their patterns.

After Astrosat success, India set to launch 23 foreign satellites
India

After Astrosat success, India set to launch 23 foreign satellites

India has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon

Another success for Isro: Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, launched
India

Another success for Isro: Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, launched

PSLV C30 carrying Astrostat and six passengers, one satellite each from Indonesia and Canada and four nanosatellites from the US, was launched at 10 a.m. on Monday.

India's Mars mission expected to last for many years: ISRO
India

India's Mars mission expected to last for many years: ISRO

As it prepares to celebrate the first anniversary of its spacecraft's tryst with Mars, ISRO said the mission to the Red Planet will last for "many years".

ISRO receives Gandhi Peace Prize from President Mukherjee
India

ISRO receives Gandhi Peace Prize from President Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave away Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in recognition of its services in transforming India through the use of space technology and space based services.

ISRO working with NASA to launch earth observation satellite in 2021
India

ISRO working with NASA to launch earth observation satellite in 2021

India and US have set a target of 2021 to put their collaborative earth observation satellite NISAR in orbit, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said.

Isro's GAGAN to arm railways with space technology for navigational support
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Isro's GAGAN to arm railways with space technology for navigational support

GAGAN is an indigenous navigational guide system developed by Isro on the lines of GPS system of the US.