Source: TOI A’bad, May 19, 2017


ISRO’s nanosatellites can become a global system for navigation

In 2016, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created an independent Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) for national applications. This system, NavIC, has seven satellites which provide positioning, navigation and timing service over India and its neighbourhood. However, to expand the coverage to entire earth, efforts are needed. Vibha Varshney talks to Vinod Kumar, deputy project director, AOCS (Attitude and Orbit Control System), control dynamics and simulation group of the ISRO on the sidelines of 104th Indian Science Congress on what can be done to make NavIC a global navigation system.

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INS Viraat sets the sail for decommissioning

Sad news 😦

INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier, which remained the flagship of the Indian Navy for over a quarter of a century, sailed away to its venerated position in Indian defence history on Sunday morning, when it was towed away from Ernakulam Wharf to Mumbai.

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Notice regarding List of Institutes under “No Admission Zone” Gujarat

Following colleges have been put under no admission zone

  • UNIVERSAL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, At. & PO. Motibho yan, Gota-Vadsar-Kalol Road, Ta. Kalol, Dist. Gandhinagar-382 721.
  • VALIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Valia Netrang Road, Valia
  • GU JARAT INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL STUDIES, Way From Vajapur Village, Ahmedabad-Himmatnagar, National Highway No. 8, Nr. Asian Granito L td., At. Moyad, Ta.: Prantij, Dist: Sabarkantha-383 120.

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