Science

MS Swaminathan Appreciates Work Of Odia Student

Bhubaneswar: Known as father of India’s green revolution professor MS Swaminathan appreciated Odia student Sarthak Pradhan for his continuous effort of popularizing science in the public sector. Sarthak received an appreciation mail from the famous Indian geneticist yesterday. Swaminathan’s appreciation letter reads, I am extremely happy that you (Sarthak) are popularising the work of Indian scientists. […]

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ISRO Signs MOU With IIT Roorkee For Space Technology Cell

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee signed an MOU with The Indian Space Research Organization of the Department of Space, Government of India, Bengaluru today for setting up an ISRO-IITR Space Technology Cell (STC) at IIT Roorkee. This MOU was signed keeping in view the need to strengthen their institutional interactions and thereby enhancing […]


Odisha Coast Holds Successful Twin Tests of Pinaka Rockets

Bhuabneswar/Balasore: Odisha’s coast Chandipur today hold the successful test of Pinaka extended range rockets, which is developed by Indian Army and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Sources said that two rockets were fired from a multi barrel launcher from Chandipur hit their targets at 90-km range. Radars, electro-optical systems and telemetry systems at Proof […]



ISRO to Launch Microsat-R on 24th Jan

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch Microsat-R from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on 24th January. This is an imaging satellite which will be launched by the 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, which is the country’s only […]



ISRO Delays Launch of Chandrayaan-2

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Space Research Centre (ISRO) again delayed its second Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 which was scheduled to launch yesterday. However, ISRO till now has not declared the dates of its launch, but the sources said that it might get postponed till next month. A spokesman Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said,”We’ve not yet confirmed […]


Discovery of ‘Super Earth’ in Cassiopeia Constellation

London: A new ‘Super Earth’, an exotic planet has been discovered by Researchers, outside our solar system in the Cassiopeia Constellation which is located 21 light years away from earth. This planet dubbed HD219134 b, has a mass almost five times that of Earth, but does not have a massive core of Iron as it […]


India Test-Fires N-capable Agni-V

Bhubaneswar: India successfully test-fired nuke-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Balasore coast yesterday. This is the seventh trial of the indigenously developed missile. This nuclear capable 3-stage missile has a Length of 17 meters and Width of 2 meters. It’s Nuclear warhead is of 1.5 tonne. It has advance features with higher reliability, longer shelf life, less […]