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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


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.