Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully launched by GSLV MkIII-M1
Chandrayaan-2, India’s 2nd moon mission (after Chandrayaan-1, 2008) was successfully launched by GSLV-MkIII-M1 from Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This successful launch comes exactly a week after More..





CCMB unveils new Next Gen Sequencing facility
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, inaugurated Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), a CSIR lab in Hyderabad, Telangana. More..





Bhabha Kavach: India’s 1st Lightest, Indigenous Bullet Proof Jacket gets MHA nod
Indigenously produced lightweight bullet proof jacket Bhabha Kavach was launched at International Police Expo 2019 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The jacket which is a major breakthrough for Paramilitary Forces and Indian armed forces got nod fro More..





Algobat: Scientists develop algorithm for affordable, high-performing cricket bat
Researchers at Canada’s University of British Columbia are developing a high performing ‘Algobat’ using computer modelling and optimisation algorithms.

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Spektr-RG: Telescope launched by Russia into space
Russia launched a Powerful X-ray space telescope called Spektr-RG from cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in a joint project with Germany. The launch of telescope was originally scheduled for 21 June 2019 but was postponed twice because of a ba More..





Japan’s Hayabusa2 Probe makes 2nd touchdown on asteroid Ryugu
Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe has made a perfect touchdown on a distant asteroid named Ryugu, some 300 million kilometres from Earth. It collected samples from beneath surface in an unprecedented mission that could shed light on origins of solar syste More..





CCMB and CDFD inks MoU on Genetic Disease Diagnostics
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) to improve understanding and to e More..





LESA: ESA tests device to rescue injured astronauts
European Space Agency (ESA) recently tested a device called Evacuation System Assembly (or  More..





NASA’s Mars Rover detects High Levels of Methane
The Curiosity Rover of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an independent federal agency of More..





ISRO inaugurates ‘Yuvika 2019’: The Young Scientist Programme
ISRO Chairman Dr K. Sivan inaugurated ISRO’s Young Scientist Programme called ‘Yuvika 2019’ at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

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