What’s polluting the air of India’s major cities?

Context: While Delhi, India’s capital city, may be notorious for smog episodes and choking air that is now changing the colour of Taj Mahal, at least dozens of other Indian cities are dealing with severe pollution too. Unfortunately, rural areas are just as badly affected by poor air. In 2015, Read More …

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved funding for the for Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III (GSLV Mk-III) continuation programme (Phase-I) consisting of ten (10) GSLV (Mk-III) flights. The GSLV Mk-III continuation Programme – Phase 1 is the first phase of operational flights that will enable the launch Read More …

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III Continuation Programme

Context: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Continuation Programme (Phase 6)  and funding of thirty PSLV operational flights under the Programme. The Programme will also meet the launch requirement of satellites for Earth observation, Navigation and Space Sciences. This will also Read More …