Kennedy John Victor, known by his stage name, Vikram was born in Madras. He is among the most successful Tamil actors. He is often called Chiyaan Vikram by his fans. Vikram made his first appearance in films with En Kadhal Kanmani in 1990. He gained popularity with Sethu in 1999 followed by the film,Dhill and Gemini.It was director, Mani Ratnam who introduced Vikram to Bollywood. The actor’s first Hindi film was the Hindi-Tamil bilingual film, Raavan and Raavanan. Apart from being an actor, Vikram has also been a dubbing artist. He is often compared to Hollywood's Christian Bale. He appeared as the Youth Envoy for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. more

Naming landing point ‘Shiv Shakti’, a message for gender equality: Scientists

Scientists responsible for Chandrayaan-3’s success said that the PM’s speech will encourage them to do better in the future.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with women scientists of the Isro team involved in Chandrayaan-3 mission, in Bengaluru. (ANI/ PIB)
Updated on Aug 27, 2023 04:51 AM IST
By, New Delhi

India’s galactic ambitions hold crucial lessons

Isro’s extraordinary journey shows the importance of combining fundamental science with application, and taking on audacious goals despite all constraints

Isro’s communication satellites have transformed education, communication and entertainment(PTI)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 10:28 PM IST

Weird Science | How the Moon has fascinated humanity

Vikram's landing on the Moon's south pole is just one of many firsts, as mysteries about the Moon's formation remain

Ancient humans used the Moon as a calendar system, secure in the knowledge that it follows a regular orbit around our planet(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 10:07 AM IST

Chandrayaan opens new vistas for India

The mission’s success propels India to the threshold of multilateral space missions, exploration of outer space and use of celestial resources in the future

The Chandrayaan-3 lander Vikram's soft-landing on the Moon's South Pole during Chandrayaan-3 Mission,(ANI)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 09:59 PM IST

Chandrayaan-3: After taking lander near Moon, what's next for propulsion module

The propulsion module successfully carried the lander module near Moon and set off to perform its next task, which may take months or even years.

Graphical representation of both modules getting separated(ISRO)
Published on Aug 17, 2023 04:08 PM IST
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