Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while addressing the audience during a reception organised in his honour by the Indian American Community Foundation at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday.
PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while addressing the audience during a reception organised in his honour by the Indian American Community Foundation at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday.

Journey to Mars was cheaper than auto ride: Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today used the metaphor of cost of travel by auto in Ahmedabad to t... »

Football sized underwater robot to provide port security


An Indian-origin researcher at MIT has developed an oval-shaped submersible robot, smaller than... »

'Lung flute’ to help COPD patients breathe easier


A hand-held respiratory device called ‘lung flute’ can help patients with chronic obstructive pu... »

Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans


The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean... »

India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms


As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business... »

Olive oil may revive a failing heart: study


A potent ingredient in olive oil may hold the key to beating heart failure, a new research suggests.Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in he... »

European Space Agency sets November 12 date for comet landing


Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft will attempt on November 12 to land a robot lab on a comet hurtling through deep space in a first for humankind, a statement said today. Ten days after unveiling... »

ECIL contribution to Mars Mission

M Somasekhar

The first set of pictures received from the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) by the Indian Antenna System tracking it are of good quality, says the ECIL.The 32-metre diameter Indian Deep S... »

ISRO team presents MOM’s first pictures of Mars to PM


A team of ISRO scientists today presented the first pictures of the red planet sent by the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The team, led by ISRO Cha... »

Kerala announces fellowships to mark Mangalyaan success


The Kerala government has announced post-doctoral fellowships in space technology to mark the success of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission. The ‘Mangalyaan fellowships’ would be instituted thr... »

Namaste MarsOrbiter, Howdy MarsCuriosity

AJ Vinayak

“What is red, is a planet and is the focus of my orbit?”, a 13-word debut tweet by ISRO’s @MarsOrbiter at 8.02 am on Wednesday, was an instant hit on Twitter. The picture with that tweet sa... »


Messages from Mangalyaan via Down Under

Our Bureau

India’s historic arrival in the Red Planet’s orbit was aided by workers from Australia with engineers and technicians working at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC) playin... »


India enters the orbit of elite on Mangalyaan

Our Bureau

Exactly at 08:00:04 am Wednesday, India created history by successfully inserting Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. This achievement on its first attempt and at a cost less than what i... »

'Australia played key role in India's historic entry into Martian orbit'

M Somasekhar

In India's historic entry into the Martian orbit, Australia played an important role. From Down Under, its engineers and technicians confirmed the successful first phase of India's Mars Orbiter Mi... »

PM hails success of Mars mission as ‘historic’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen on a screen as he addresses scientists alongside a graphic of the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft (MoM), after the spacecraft successfully entered the Mars orbit, at the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), Peenya, in Bangalore on September 24, 2014. Photo: K. Murali Kumar.
Arrival Date: 24/09/2014


Saluting India’s space scientists after its Mars mission created history, an elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the country has achieved the “near impossible” and prevailed though the... »

Space history: India successfully places Mars spacecraft in orbit

Genetic variants that increase diabetes risk identified

ISRO successfully test-fires liquid engine on Mangalyaan

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

Ebola: Spain to repatriate Sierra Leone based priest

Mobile app for clicking selfie with Isro’s Mangalyaan

NASA’s Mars spacecraft to begin orbit of Red Planet

Massive Andromeda galaxy will eat the Milky Way

‘GSLV Mark III will make India self-reliant in space’


India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) D... »

High calcium in blood may signal cancer: study


High levels of calcium in the blood could provide an early warning of cancer, especially in men, a new study has found. Hypercalcaemia is the most common metabolic disorder associated wit... »

Working long hours may trigger diabetes


People in low-status, poorly paid jobs who work 55 hours or more a week are 30 per cent more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than those putting in 35 to 40 hours, a new study has warned. »

MOM sends first images of red planet


India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft has sent in its first images of the Red Planet after creating history by becoming the only such endeavour so far to have met with success on the maide... »

Men with mission

M Annadurai

K Radhakrishnan: Chairman, ISRO and Secretary to the Department of Space. Joining ISRO when he was 22, he became its chief in 2009.Mylswamy Annadurai: Programme Director of Man... »

‘Leaping into the dark, coming out bright’

Our Bureau

The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) was put together in just three years. This is a matter of great pride for Indians, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address.MOM, the Prime... »


Totally an Indian effort

Anil Urs

The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is 100 per cent designed and developed in India.Private partnershipsAt least six ISRO labs coll... »

HAL-ISRO to set up cryogenic engine facility

Our Bureau

The HAL-ISRO partnership will further get strengthened in the years to come. An Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility (ICMF) will be set-up at HAL’s Aerospace Division here a... »

Greetings pour in hailing India’s Mars mission success


From President Pranab Mukherjee to NASA, all came out with praise for ISRO after it successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft in the Red Planet’s orbit on the very first attemp... »

Mars Orbiter Mission: Chronology of events


India today successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in the Red Planet’s orbit.Following is the chronology of events that traces the journey of Mangalyaan which lasted over 300 da... »

HAL, ISRO to set up integrated cryogenic engine manufacturing facility

Too many selfies on Facebook may damage relationships: study

India's Mars mission a step closer to success with engine test

Britain hires dyslexic spies in anti-terror campaign

Electric car sets new speed record

Mars mission: ISRO all set for crucial manoeuvre on Monday

Programmes planned to mark Mangalyaan’s Mars orbit entry

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