Women bikers scorch a path in the male-dominated space
The niche but growing segment of women bikers is proving to be an important driver of growth for companies that make sports and heavy bikes in India. UK-based bike maker Triumph Motorcycles India, for example, recently announced special discounts on a range of riding gear made specifically for women.
West Bengal Pollution Control Board to install sensors to detect stubble burning
The board will buy software for the sensors from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). WBPCB is working with IIT Delhi on this project and WBPCB will sign an MoU with the institute soon.
ISRO scientists unfurl antenna of RISAT-2BR1 satellite
"Today at 1400 hrs Radial Rib Antenna of #RISAT2BR1 spacecraft was successfully deployed in-orbit. This complex technology involved unfurling and deployment of the 3.6 m antenna which was folded and stowed during launch," ISRO said in an update. The deployment was completed in 9 minutes and 12 seconds, it said.
Anand Mahindra says entering commuter 2-wheeler space was a mistake
Anand Mahindra said entering the commuter bike space more than a decade ago was a failure on the part of M&M.
Nearly 24 hour countdown begins for launch of RISAT-2BR1
The workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, on its 50th mission, PSLV-C48, is scheduled to lift off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, about 130 km from here at 3.25 PM on Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation said.
PSLV 50th launch places India's Radar Imaging Satellite, US, Israel satellites in space
With clear skies in the background, the 44.4 metre tall rocket lifted off majestically at 3.25 pm from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here. Incidentally, the launch marks a significant milestone for the space agency as it is the 50th flight of PSLV and the 75th vehicle mission from Sriharikota.
Watch: PSLV-C48 carrying RISAT-2BR1 lifts off from Sriharikota
Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 blasted off from the spaceport here on Wednesday, carrying I...
Just in time for the new year: On Dec 28, 2I Borisov comet will come the closest it has ever been to Earth
The interstellar comet is expected reach a peak brightness of about magnitude 15 around December 20.
Centre proposes Rs 33 crore to protect Indian satellites from space debris
In Sep, India launched the early warning system Netra (Network for Space Objects, Tracking, and Analysis) to secure its satellites and other assets in space at an estimated cost of Rs 400 crore.
There are about 21,000 pieces of space debris. Swiss startup Clearspace will lead the cleanup
There are almost 2,000 live satellites in space, compared with 3,000 failed ones, ESA said. Including all debris, there are about 21,000 pieces of at least 10 centimeters in size, according to the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency.
Creating an equitable space in the workplace
Tata Steel replaced the term ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’. Partners will now be eligible for medical benefits, insurance coverage, honeymoon package, child-care leave, newborn parent leave, transfer and relocation expenses, domestic travel coverage for new hires, among a host of other benefits permissible under the legal statutes.
Not many new players will enter UPI space: Report
The report also came out with a list of top-30 fintech influencers, which includes Niti Aayog Advisor Anna Roy, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank CEO Nitin Chugh and CreditMantri co-founder Gowri Mukherjee.
India, US may conclude water, space debris, S&T pacts
The space deal will entail collaboration in handling space debris and incidents of increased collision threat with operational spacecraft. The pact could lead to collaboration between ISRO’s Space Situational Awareness & Management (SSAM) and the corresponding US agency.
India must build satellite to harness solar energy from space, former DRDO chief Sivathanu Pillai says
India should work with friendly nations to build a solar power satellite and place it in orbit to harness solar power as the country is running out of conventional sources like coal, says former chief of DRDO A Sivathanu Pillai.
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