Tessy Thomas

  • Actor Trisha chosen for the JFW Achievers Award February 28, 2013

    A decade in stardom, and she still continues to rule the roost. That is something which defines actor Trisha Krishnan perfectly. The latest buzz is that she has been chosen by the bureau of 'JFW Women Achievers Award', for Excellence in Cinema. The 5th edition of this prestigious award...
  • Meet Tessy, the woman who led team Agni April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: India's 'Agni Putri', Tessy Thomas, the woman behind the successful test firing of the country's first inter continental ballistic missile Agni-V, says she doesn't mind the nickname given to her, as far as it is with affection. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Thomas said that when she started her career...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Tessy Thomas April 20, 2012

    Tessy Thomas leads a team of 400 scientists at the DRDO where she has been working for past 20 years. ...
  • Meet the woman behind Agni-V success April 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: It's been a challenging job for the scientist who is responsible for making the launch of Agni-V successful. Tessy Thomas may be a homemaker to her family but is known as 'Agniputri' to the world for her achievement in the field of missile technology. It all started in Alleppey, Kerala....
  • 'Rocket woman' propels India's missile mission November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile project and is set to place India in an elite club of nations like the US, Russia and China with the capability to...