SARAL

  • PSLV-C20 with Indo-French satellite launched February 25, 2013

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): Indo-French oceanographic study satellite 'SARAL' and six foreign mini and micro spacecrafts were succesfully launched on Monday evening by ISRO's PSLV-C20 rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota. Indian Space Research Organisation's(ISRO) workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle(PSLV) lifted off from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre...
  • ISRO to launch PSLV 'SARAL' today February 25, 2013

    Chennai: All is set for the launch of Indo-French satellite 'SARAL', aimed at oceanographic studies, and six foreign mini and micro satellites onboard ISRO's workhorse rocket PSLV from the spaceport of Sriharikota in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C20 is slated for blast-off at 5.56...
  • Inside the Direct Cash Transfer debate January 17, 2013

    Over the past three years, India has vigorously debated the merits of having a Unique Identity (UID) number for each citizen and, allied with it, the move towards direct cash transfers (DCT) of subsidies (like food, fuel and fertilizer) and social security endowments, like pensions and scholarships. On January 1,...
  • India's spy satellite to be launched in April March 13, 2012

    Chennai: A wholly Indianbuilt spy/surveillance satellite, Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat1) that can see through clouds and fog and has very highresolution imaging is slated for launch in April, a senior official of the Indian space agency has said. An official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said thorough tests were...
  • Forbes India: Day Zero ceases to exist at IIMA February 11, 2010

    Indias premier business school IIMAhmedabad did the unthinkable: it junked its daybased placement system that has been around for decades and replaced it with a cohortbased system. In the day system, recruiters converged on campus during the designated placement week. The mostcoveted companies would come on the first day or Day...
  • For this TN town, monsoon is a time of festivities August 8, 2007

    Courtrallam (Tamil Nadu): The rains that have caused havoc in some parts of the country is reason of festivities in the town of Courtrallam in Tamil Nadu. Seventyyearold Shankarapandian does what he loves doing entertaining people with the Kavadi dance. Along with him, there are several other performers have gathered to...
  • Tough & easy of IT returns 2007 May 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Filing tax returns at the last minute is a harrowing experience. The new tax return forms for filing returns are out. However the questions is will they make the whole process easier or even more complicated? Last year, the Income Tax department introduced the new IT Return Form...