Blog: 'Aborting Chandrayaan-2 Better Than Showing Fireworks To President'

Blog: 'Aborting Chandrayaan-2 Better Than Showing Fireworks To President'

Pallava Bagla | Thursday July 18, 2019

Patience pays at ISRO. Hundreds of scientists spent the last three days burning the midnight oil and working in teams from cities like Thiruvananthapuram, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, with the Prime Minister's Office keeping an eye on the progress.

Blog: The Mars Milestone - India Takes a Giant Interplanetary Leap Ahead of China

Blog: The Mars Milestone - India Takes a Giant Interplanetary Leap Ahead of China

Pallava Bagla | Wednesday September 24, 2014

The longest journey India has ever undertaken is reaching its destination Mars. After 300 days, 690 kilometres, the country's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is within striking distance of making big global history.

Opinion: Op-ed: Himalayan Glacier Error Was 'Really Serious', Admits Climate Panel

Opinion: Op-ed: Himalayan Glacier Error Was 'Really Serious', Admits Climate Panel

Pallava Bagla | Wednesday April 02, 2014

Amidst the doomsday scenario presented by the United Nations panel on climate change, there is one silver lining. The glaciers in the Himalayas are not disappearing for at least a couple of centuries. The billion plus people who inhabit the fertile flood plains of the Ganga, Indus and Brahmaputra can breathe easy that the rivers which nurture them are not drying up an...