UAE launches project to send unmanned probe to Mars

Oil-rich United Arab Emirates on on Monday launched a project that aims to send the first Arab unmanned probe to Mars by 2021.

DNA: The complete story of Madison slap episode

Here is an account of what transpired between Indian journalist Rajdeep Sardesai and the NRI Mahendra Reddy on 28 September outside the Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Mars Mission's success to inspire children towards science
Mars Mission's success to inspire children towards science

In the wake of the success of Mars Orbiter Mission, the Department of Science and Technology has decided to use it as a tool to inspire school children and inculcate interest in science.

NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions
NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions

NASA and ISRO have agreed to cooperate on future explorations of Mars, which America believes will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.

 In 2nd knock, BJP's target is to form govts in states: Rajnath Singh
In 2nd knock, BJP's target is to form govts in states: Rajnath Singh

Terming the recent Lok Sabha polls as the first innings, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in the second knock the BJP's target is to form governments in all states.

GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist

India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan today said.

Modi witnesses India's "spectacular" success in reaching Mars orbit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described "historic" as he witnessed India's "spectacular" success in reaching Mars in the maiden attempt, saying the country has dared to reach out into the unknown and achieved the near impossible.

Mars Orbiter Mission: Narendra Modi's congratulatory speech

An elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as "historic" India's "spectacular" success in reaching Mars in the maiden attempt, saying the country has dared to reach out into the unknown and achieved the near impossible.

DNA: Supreme Court quashes 214 coal block allocations

Supreme Court quashed allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks alloted to various companies since 1993 terming it as "fatally flawed" and allowed the Centre to take over operation of 42 such blocks which are functional.

Clockwork precision and how India entered Mars orbit
Clockwork precision and how India entered Mars orbit

An Indian spacecraft Wednesday entered into Mars orbit in its maiden attempt by executing the crucial operation precisely to create history.

Know all about Mangal dosha nivaran

In Jyotish astrology, Mangala is the name for Mars, the red planet. Mars

Martian orbit on Indian spacecraft's radar Wednesday
Martian orbit on Indian spacecraft's radar Wednesday

India's tryst with Mars begins early Wednesday when its inter-planetary spacecraft readies to enter the Martian orbit in a maiden attempt to study the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements.

Timeline of India's Mars Orbiter Mission

Here is a timeline of India's Mars Orbiter Mission.

Exploring the enigma: Successful Mars Missions so far

Mars has always been a mystery for the astronauts and a rich destination for scientific discovery and robotic and human exploration. Several attempts have been made to explore the Red planet in the past to unravel one of the most biggest enigmas - Does Life exist beyond Earth?

Mars mission brings PM Modi to Bangalore
Mars mission brings PM Modi to Bangalore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here Tuesday evening on a two-day visit to witness an Indian spacecraft enter the Martian orbit early Wednesday at the space agency's mission control centre in this tech hub.

Cheer India to Mars and win collectibles: ISRO
Cheer India to Mars and win collectibles: ISRO

Cheer India to Mars on Indian space agency's Facebook page and win exclusive collectibles, said ISRO Saturday.

NASA`s next lander to probe Red Planet`s past

Giving new wings to NASA`s Mars mission, a new lander - slated to be launched next year - will look into the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet`s development billions of years ago.

Australian woman leads NASA`s search for life on Mars

Abigail Allwood, an Australian geologist becomes the first woman to lead an important venture: NASA’s search for life on Mars. Named one of the world’s top 10 scientific minds in 2006, she is considered to be ``extraordinary brilliant``.

Asteroids key to future Mars missions: NASA

Near-earth asteroids provide a unique opportunity to test the new technologies and capabilities we need for future human missions to Mars, NASA has said.

NASA successfully tests `saucer shaped` vehicle for future Mars missions

NASA has recently tested an effective saucer shaped vehicle technology that could be used for future Mars missions.