DRDO Lab In Pune Provided Key Parts For AGNI-5

DRDO Lab In Pune Provided Key Parts For AGNI-5

by Sushant Kulkarni

THE nuclear-capable Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-5, which was successfully test-fired on Thursday, included significant contributions by DRDO’s Pune-based High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL) in the form of five key components. The fifth test of the missile was conducted from the Abdul Kalam I

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Turo car-sharing marketplace launches in Germany

Turo car-sharing marketplace launches in Germany

Peer-to-peer car-sharing platform Turo is expanding to Germany officially, starting today, after acquiring last September Daimler’s Croove in-house product for providing essentially the same service. Turo also received a significant strategic investment from Daimler at the same time, as it acquired the automaker’s car-sharing experiment, and it now

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Two arrested for abducting, raping woman in moving car in Gurgaon

inside a moving vehicle, Faridabad Police has arrested two persons and seized the vehicle in which the crime was allegedly committed. Two others are still absconding, police said. According to police, the two accused have been identified as Sanjeev and Arshad, both aged around 25 and residents of Mewat’s Punhana.

They had come to Faridabad for their car's servicing and were roaming around in the city when they spotted the girl and abducted her. They were inebriated at the time,” said Sube Singh, PRO, Faridabad Police. The accused were arrested from Jurhera village in Rajasthan and the vehicle used in the crime has also been seized,” he said.

The woman has alleged in her complaint that three men inside the Scorpio took turns to rape her, while the fourth continued to drive the vehicle around the city. Both men arrested on Wednesday had sexually assaulted the woman, police alleged, adding that the arrested are unemployed.

police said. After a case was registered, Faridabad Police had constituted a Special Investigation Team, headed by Pooja Dabla, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Women), to conduct an investigation.

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Narrow escape for DPS kids as bus catches fire

Over a dozen students of nursery to class 1 from Delhi Public School in Gurugram had a narrow escape after their school bus caught fire on Wednesday.

The 15 children were eventually pulled out by local residents after breaking the windows of the vehicle.

The CNG-run bus was engulfed by flames within minutes.

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle was on its way to drop the kids back home.

The parents alleged that school authorities did not inform them about the massive fire even a day later.

A large number of parents assembled at the school and protested against the institute's "callous and negligent attitude that put the life of students in danger".

Vinay Pratap Singh, the deputy commissioner of Gurugram, has ordered a high-level inquiry into the matter.

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GSLV Success Fuelled Ascent of K Sivan To Top Job At ISRO

GSLV Success Fuelled Ascent of K Sivan To Top Job At ISRO

K Sivan knew the launch vehicle deeply, and was known among his colleagues as a workaholic who never rested till he finished a project

by Hari Pulakkat

BANGALORE: K Radhakrishnan, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), remembers the end of 2010 as among the most critical period during his tenure at the helm.

Two successive

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Car flies, crashes into 1st floor

It looked like a scene straight out of a Hollywood action flick with a car half-stuck into the first floor of a building. But these images were taken by the Santa Ana, California fire department after a white sedan hit a centre divider and went flying right into a dental clinic in the building across the road.

The accident took place on Sunday in Southern California, according to reports in NDTV. apt. Stephen Horner, a spokesman for the Orange County Fire Authority, said they received a call about a crash around 5. 30am, adding, the car was travelling at a high speed when it hit the concrete median.

Officials stated the impact sent the car into the air and it landed into the small office building post which a minor fire was immediately extinguished.

There were two people in the car and one managed to get out while the other was trapped for over an hour until authorities arrived at the scene. The two sustained minor injuries in the accident. Fire officials had to use a crane to pull the vehicle out of the building.

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'Big Brother' Spacecraft Launches World's First Full-Colour Satellite Capable of Capturing High-Definition Videos of Individual People From Orbit On PSLV-C40

'Big Brother' Spacecraft Launches World's First Full-Colour Satellite Capable of Capturing High-Definition Videos of Individual People From Orbit On PSLV-C40

A British satellite could provide a full colour, high-definition video of our planet from space, even picking up objects as small as 26 inches (65cm) big on the ground. Pictured is the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) taking off

  • It was one of 31 payloads sent up in the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 
  • Within a few hours controllers
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