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An ISRO scientist has claimed that he was poisoned three years ago.(Tapan Misra/Facebook Photo)

‘Someone definitely wanted to harm ISRO’: Scientist on claim of being poisoned

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:13 PM IST
“Fatal dose was probably mixed” with chutney along with Dosa, in snacks after lunch, Misra claimed in a Facebook post titled ‘Long Kept Secret’ on Tuesday.
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Tapan Misra also posted the medical report on the social media platform to claim he has been diagnosed with Arsenic toxication by the AIIMS, New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Tapan Misra also posted the medical report on the social media platform to claim he has been diagnosed with Arsenic toxication by the AIIMS, New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Top ISRO scientist claims he was poisoned three years ago

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:22 PM IST
In a Facebook post titled ‘Long Kept Secret’, Tapan Misra claimed that in July 2017, home affairs security personnel met him and alerted him of arsenic poisoning and helped doctors to focus on exact remedy.
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AstroSat (Image Courtesy: isro.gov.in)
AstroSat (Image Courtesy: isro.gov.in)

India’s AstroSat completes 5 years of mapping stars, galaxies in space

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:33 AM IST
AstroSat, India’s first multi-wavelength astronomical observatory, was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on September 28, 2015. It has carried out 1,166 observations of 800 unique celestial sources proposed by scientists both from India and abroad.
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Indian Space Research Organisation.(Reuters file)
Indian Space Research Organisation.(Reuters file)

ISRO signs MoU with premier technical institute in Odisha to promote space research

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Sambalpur
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 05:56 PM IST
As part of the agreement, ISRO will offer technical consultancy support and financial assistance of Rs 50 lakh to the VSSUT for development of infrastructure, a spokesperson of the university said in a statement.
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Vikram Sarabhai was a visionary scientist, industrialist and institution-builder who called for the development of satellite-based remote sensing of natural resources.(@kumar111naveen/Twitter)
Vikram Sarabhai was a visionary scientist, industrialist and institution-builder who called for the development of satellite-based remote sensing of natural resources.(@kumar111naveen/Twitter)

Vikram Sarabhai birth anniversary: Remembering Father of the Indian Space Program and ISRO’s founder on his 101st birthday

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 01:57 PM IST
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb remembers ISRO founder Vikram Sarabhai on his 101st birth anniversary; Skyroot Aerospace celebrates by successful test firing of upper stage rocket engine.
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Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan speaks to media, in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI File Photo)
Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan speaks to media, in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI File Photo)

Curtains down on 26-year-old Isro spy case, scientist Nambi Narayanan gets additional compensation from Kerala govt

By Ramesh Babu | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 09:02 AM IST
The ISRO spy case relates to allegations of transfer of certain confidential documents and secrets of the county’s cryogenic engine technology to enemy countries. When the espionage case was unearthed, Nambi Narayanan was in-charge of the cryogenic division.
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(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

New Education Policy envisions imparting 21st century, employability skills: UGC secretary

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 08:14 PM IST
The idea of a liberal or a multi-disciplinary education at the undergraduate(UG) level and also a type of four-year structuring of secondary education provides a lot of opportunities for picking up many types of skills, which can be even used as employment opportunities, he said.
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Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(PTI file)
Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(PTI file)

HRD Ministry renamed as Education Ministry, cabinet approves NEP

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 03:52 PM IST
A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan had submitted the draft of the new NEP to Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ when he took charge last year.
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ISRO chief K Sivan speaking on the space reforms cleared by the Union cabinet, on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
ISRO chief K Sivan speaking on the space reforms cleared by the Union cabinet, on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

‘Govt nod to private players will transcend India into new space era’: ISRO chief

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 11:24 AM IST
K Sivan also said that these new reforms will not reduce the role of ISRO. The space agency will continue to carry our activities, including advance research and development and inter-planetary missions.
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ISRO SAC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)
ISRO SAC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)

ISRO SAC Recruitment 2020: Application deadline for 55 vacancies of scientists and other posts extended till May 1

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2020 10:15 AM IST
ISRO is conducting the recruitment drive to fill 55 vacancies of a scientist, technical assistants, technician ‘B’, and draughtsman ‘B’ at SAC, Ahmedabad.
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President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)

‘Youth shouldn’t forget Gandhi’s message of Ahimsa’: President on the eve of Republic Day

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 02:02 AM IST
Republic Day 2020: The President listed several government programmes and said they had helped in empowering the citizens of the country and taking them out of poverty.
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The mission comes over a month after the previous PSLV mission that put in orbit one Indian Earth Observation Satellite along with nine customer satellites. The space agency is planning another PSLV mission soon with commercial satellites.(ANI PHOTO.)
The mission comes over a month after the previous PSLV mission that put in orbit one Indian Earth Observation Satellite along with nine customer satellites. The space agency is planning another PSLV mission soon with commercial satellites.(ANI PHOTO.)

ISRO’s first mission of 2020 to be launched on Friday morning

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 01:39 AM IST
The satellite will enhance television broadcasting, satellite-based news gathering, and direct-to-home services.
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The menu for the astronauts who will travel on Gaganyaan has been developoed by Mysuru-based Defence Food Research Laboratory.(ANI / Twitter)
The menu for the astronauts who will travel on Gaganyaan has been developoed by Mysuru-based Defence Food Research Laboratory.(ANI / Twitter)

Pulav, idlis, halwa: Desi menu for astronauts on India’s first manned spaceflight Gaganyaan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 12:40 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has said it has shortlisted four astronauts for Gaganyaan, which is expected to cost Rs 10,000 crore, and that they will be trained in India and Russia from the third week of January
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ISRO Recruitment(PTI)
ISRO Recruitment(PTI)

ISRO Recruitment: Apply for scientist/ engineer, medical officer posts

By Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2020 12:01 PM IST
The recruitment drive is conducted for ISRO SDSC SHAR. Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR is a lead Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)situated at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
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Ahead of the space agency’s attempt to make a soft landing on the moon, ISRO chief K Sivan had described the countdown to the final descent as “15 minutes of terror”.(HT PHOTO.)
Ahead of the space agency’s attempt to make a soft landing on the moon, ISRO chief K Sivan had described the countdown to the final descent as “15 minutes of terror”.(HT PHOTO.)

ISRO’s K Sivan explains what he learnt from PM Modi’s hug after failed moon mission

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Visuals of Prime Minister Modi hugging the ISRO chief in an attempt to console and encourage him after the soft landing on the lunar surface failed had gone viral on social media in September. PM Modi could also be seen patting Sivan as he broke down at the space agency’s headquarters in Bengaluru.
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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) chief Dr K. Sivan.(PTI Photo)
Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) chief Dr K. Sivan.(PTI Photo)

4 astronauts selected to undergo training for Gaganyaan mission: ISRO Chief

By Asian News International | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 04:08 PM IST
ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan also stated that Chandrayaan-3’s configuration will be almost similar to Chandrayaan-2 but will have a rover with a propulsion module.
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ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Training for Gaganyaan astronauts to begin in 3 weeks, says ISRO chief K Sivan

By Anonna Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 02:50 AM IST
The ISRO chairperson said that India’s human spaceflight programme is progressing well.
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ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

2020 will be the year of Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan: ISRO chief K Sivan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 02:14 AM IST
ISRO chief K Sivan also listed the space agency’s achievements in 2019 and what it plans to do this year.
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Isro launches RISAT-2BR1 and 9 customer satellites by PSLV-C48 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, in Sriharikota on Wednesday. RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628 kg.(ANI Photo)
Isro launches RISAT-2BR1 and 9 customer satellites by PSLV-C48 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, in Sriharikota on Wednesday. RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628 kg.(ANI Photo)

In its 50th flight, PSLV launchesten satellites in orbit

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 06:09 AM IST
The PSLV C48 took off from the first launch pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 03:25 pm.
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ISRO’s PSLV-47 rocket launched India’s Cartosat-3 and 13 US nanosatellites from Sriharikota on Nov 27, 2019.(ISRO / Twiiter)
ISRO’s PSLV-47 rocket launched India’s Cartosat-3 and 13 US nanosatellites from Sriharikota on Nov 27, 2019.(ISRO / Twiiter)

ISRO launches PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Sriharikota

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 02:43 AM IST
The 49th flight of India’s workhorse rocket – the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV – took off from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 9:28am.
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The only two States which will gain the most from the KKNP spyware intrusion are China and Pakistan(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The only two States which will gain the most from the KKNP spyware intrusion are China and Pakistan(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Decoding motives behind the Kudankulam intrusion

By Harsh V Pant and Kartik Bommakanti
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2019 08:15 PM IST
Was the cyber espionage an effort to access nuclear technology? Was it engineered by strategic rivals?
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Earlier, ISRO had said the rocket launch will be on Nov 25 at 9.28 am.(PTI FILE)
Earlier, ISRO had said the rocket launch will be on Nov 25 at 9.28 am.(PTI FILE)

Isro postpones launch of Cartosat-3 and 13 US satellites to Nov 27

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 03:48 AM IST
According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the launch of PSLV-XL variant carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 US nano satellites has been rescheduled for November 27 at 9.28 am.
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According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November 25.(PTI FILE)
According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November 25.(PTI FILE)

Isro to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

By Indo Asian News Service | Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 06:55 AM IST
Cartosat-3 satellite is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability. The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degrees.
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According to the Tallinn Manual 2.0, a cyber intrusion or attack is considered an armed attack if its physical manifestations cause damage or consequences that are similar, or at least comparable, to the use of kinetic force(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
According to the Tallinn Manual 2.0, a cyber intrusion or attack is considered an armed attack if its physical manifestations cause damage or consequences that are similar, or at least comparable, to the use of kinetic force(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Respond to the cyber intrusion, within law | Opinion

By Gunjan Chawla
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 08:30 PM IST
An invasion of sovereignty is not the same as an act of war. India should take cautious countermeasures
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On September 7, ISRO attempted a soft landing of Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ on the unchartered lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.(PTI photo/representative image)
On September 7, ISRO attempted a soft landing of Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ on the unchartered lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.(PTI photo/representative image)

India may again attempt soft landing on Moon next November

By Press Trust of India | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 03:37 PM IST
After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November, sources in ISRO said on Thursday.
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240 awarded degrees at IIT Ropar’s eighth convocation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Rupnagar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 01:04 AM IST
113 of BTech programme, 56 of MSc, 37 of MTech, six of MS research and 28 of PhD programme were awarded degrees, during the eighth convocation
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Our cyber doctrine needs to be spelt out clearly and unequivocally. Let’s establish a framework for both deterrence by denial and deterrence by punishment(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Our cyber doctrine needs to be spelt out clearly and unequivocally. Let’s establish a framework for both deterrence by denial and deterrence by punishment(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

What the cyber attacks on Kudankulam and Isro show | Analysis

By Pukhraj Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 08:32 PM IST
The long-awaited reforms of India’s cyber apparatus should be undertaken without any further delay
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IIT Delhi collaborates with ISRO to set up space technology cell

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2019 02:28 PM IST
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here is going to set up a space technology cell in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
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John Keller, Deputy Project Scientist LRO Mission said that It is possible that Vikram lander is located in a shadow.(PTI Photo)
John Keller, Deputy Project Scientist LRO Mission said that It is possible that Vikram lander is located in a shadow.(PTI Photo)

Latest Moon flyby finds no trace of India’s Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander: NASA

By Press Trust of India | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 03:25 PM IST
Noah Edward Petro, the Project Scientist for the LRO mission said that the camera team carefully examined the images and employed the change detection technique -- using a ratio of an image from prior to the landing attempt to the one acquired on October 14.
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The man and his family have been absconding after his lies were busted.(HT image)
The man and his family have been absconding after his lies were busted.(HT image)

Netflix account helps woman expose husband

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 04:46 AM IST
In her police complaint registered on October 1, the woman alleged the accused posed as an Isro scientist before her family and married her.
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