Anti Satellite Missile
India  /  Published 28.03.19

'Ideal if officer, not minister, makes announcements'

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said that any unavoidable announcement once the model code of conduct has kicked in should ideally be made by an official and not the minister so t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

A shot timed to perfection

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Pakistan, China in peace call

Pakistan and China on Wednesday articulated the hope that all countries would uphold peace and tranquility in outer space, after India demonstrated its capability to bring down a satellite.Likening In...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Stolen: Glory of scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise announcement of India’s successful anti-satellite missile test two weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections has left some defence ministry officials amused, b...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Missile destroys low-orbit satellite

India on Wednesday used a homegrown missile to destroy a satellite 300km above the Earth, demonstrating a technology intended to bolster defence through deterrence and hitherto available only with Chi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Crow but give credit to predecessors too

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the success of “Mission Shakti”, through which India used a home-grown missile to destroy a satellite 300km above the Earth, some social media use...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

‘Mere pyare deshwasiyon’ sets off alarm

“Mere pyare deshwasiyon” — these three opening words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet on Wednesday morning with the promise of addressing the nation on television set alarm bells ringin...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

Didi on space launch: Cloud without rain

Mamata Banerjee described the hype around Narendra Modi’s announcement of the anti-satellite (ASAT) missile launch as an “apocalyptic thunderstorm” that turned out to be “a short spell of rain...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.04.19

A-Sat debris risk: Nasa

India’s anti-satellite test last week created 24 debris pieces that rose higher than the International Space Station and increased the small debris impact risk to the ISS, Jim Bridenstine, the head ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Mission Shakti or Mission Desperation?

Phew! Phew! Phew! Ha-ha-ha.Rarely has a rocket packing so much lethal power pushed the nation to the brink of a high noon and then prompted it to heave a collective sigh of relief followed by rip-roar...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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