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Our Mars mission cheaper than the Hollywood movie Gravity, hails Narendra Modi

Gravity’s budget was $100 million, while Mars mission in last November was Rs 450 crore (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India's low-cost space technology on Monday, saying a rocket which launched four foreign satellites into orbit had cost less to make than the Hollywood film "Gravit

Zuckerberg, wife gift USD 120M to California schools

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating USD 120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area's public school system.

ISRO-NASA to launch satellite

Bengaluru: In a first, Nasa and Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will join forces to manufacture and launch an all-weather satellite to support  disaster management, understanding movement o

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was oracular in his prophecy: “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago”. Sixty-two years after the Sino-India border conflict, the Indian state remains obtusely paranoid about making the Henderson Brooks Report public.

Wellington, New Zealand Rarely, if ever, have I written a self-referential essay. However, I had occasion to visit the Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum of New Zealand. My leisurely stroll through the museum enabled me to peruse the exhibits with some care.