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India Successfully Test-Fires Extended Range Pinaka Rocket System At Pokharan Range

Dec 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A series of successful test-firing of the Extended Range Pinaka rocket system (Pinaka-ER) was carried in the last three days, the defence ministry said.

Indian Industry To Produce Two More Entirely-Built Rockets GSLV-Mk III And SSLV

Sep 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Industrialisation of space activities is gaining momentum in India. About 40 space startups and industries are in consultation with ISRO for support related to various domains of space activity.

Pakistan Successfully Test Launches Indigenously Developed Rocket System 'Fatah-1'

'The weapon system will give Pakistan Army the capability of precision target engagement deep in enemy territory,' the Pakistan Army said in a statement.

GSLV-F10/EOS-03 Mission Not Accomplished Due To Performance Anomaly: ISRO

Aug 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The 51.70-metre tall rocket GSLV-F10/EOS-03 successfully lifted off from the second launch pad at the spaceport as planned at 05.43 hrs soon after the 26-hour countdown concluded.

Israel Calls Out Lebanon After Two Rockets Fired At Northern Israel

One rocket was shot down, and a second hit an open area; no damage or injuries were reported; a Palestinian group is believed to be behind the attack, which comes after an Israeli strike in northern Syria.

20 July, 2021

Afghan Crisis: Three Rockets Hit Near Presidential Palace Ahead Of Ghani Address

Associated Press (AP)

There were no injuries recorded and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds

09 May, 2021

Debris Of China’s Long March 5B-Rocket Crashes Into Indian Ocean Near Maldives

Outlook Web Bureau

The rocket, carrying the core module for China’s Tiangong Space Station, blasted off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on the southern island province of Hainan on April 29.

03 April, 2021

US: Farmer Discovers Piece Of SpaceX Rocket Debris

Associated Press (AP)

A piece of SpaceX’s burning rocket debris crashed on a farm in eastern Washington state, authorities said.

13 March, 2021

ISRO Launches Sounding Rocket RH-560 To Study Attitudinal Variations

Outlook Web Bureau

Sounding rockets are one or two-stage solid propellant rockets used for probing the upper atmospheric regions and for space research.

05 May, 2019

Netanyahu Vows To Keep On Retaliatory Strikes In Response To Rocket Fire From Gaza

Outlook Web Bureau

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to continue 'massive strikes' in response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip as a deadly escalation entered a second day

20 November, 2018

Elon Musk Renames SpaceX's BFR Rocket To Starship

Outlook Web Bureau

The Starship is designed to service all Earth orbit needs as well as the Moon and Mars.


08 September, 2018

NASA Launches Rocket To Test Parachute For Mars Rover Landing

Outlook Web Bureau

The payload descended by parachute and splashed-down in the Atlantic Ocean 28 miles from Wallops Island.

07 February, 2018

SpaceX Successfully Launches World's Most Powerful Rocket

Outlook Web Bureau

The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars.

29 September, 2017

SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Plan To Reach Mars By 2022

Outlook Web Bureau

He also proposed the usage of rockets to carry people between Earth's major cities in under half-an-hour.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz