Isro launches 100th satellite A look at space agency’s ten achievements

Isro launches 100th satellite A look at space agency’s ten achievements

Thirty-one spacecrafts, including weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite, were launched by PSLV-C40. Out of the 31, 28 satellites are foreign, whereas 3 are from India. “When the last satellite is ejected out it’ll become the hundredth satellite…the first century we’ve done. it’s the maiden century. therefore PSLV-C40 marks maiden century of Indian satellite,” Indian space research Organisation (ISRO) Satellite Centre Director M Annadurai told PTI. As the space agency adds another feather in its cap, here’s a glance at its 10 big achievements: Launching 104 satellites in a single mission, 2017: On February 15, 2017, ISRO garnered international attention once Read More …

FIR against Tribune reporter over Aadhaar data breach story

A deputy director of the UIDAI has registered an FIR against ‘The tribune’ newspaper and its reporter Rachna Khaira following her report on how anonymous sellers over WhatsApp were allegedly providing access to Aadhaar numbers for a fee. The FIR conjointly names Anil Kumar, Sunil Kumar and Raj, all of whom were mentioned in the tribune report as individuals Khaira contacted during her coverage. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Alok Kumar confirmed that an FIR had been registered and an investigation launched. The FIR has been lodged with the Crime Branch’s cyber cell under IPC Sections 419 (punishment for Read More …