Sunday Dec 1
Space science is value for money
New Delhi, Dec. 1: Fisherman Nubin Roy felt a surge of pride when he heard about India's Mars mission that some activists have criticised as a project that prioritises esoteric science over basic needs in an unequal society.
Andhra coast faces another cyclone threat
Hyderabad, Nov 25 : In less than a week, the Andhra Pradesh coast faces second cyclone threat with the met office Monday issuing an alert.
Severe cyclone hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Port Blair: Hundreds of people have been evacuated as a severe cyclonic storm with windspeed of above 110 kmph hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday night.The disaster management department of the island said that due to the cyclonic weather, hundreds of people from the areas around Hutbay, Longisland and Ranjat have been evacuated to safer ... (more)
After 'Phailin', 'Helen', Andhra braces up for cyclone 'Lehar'
After being hit by cyclones 'Phailin' and 'Helen', Andhra Pradesh is likely to be at thereceiving end of another cyclone, 'Lehar', by November 28. 'Lehar' lay centred at 1130 hours today, about 230 km east-southeast of Port Blair over the Andaman Sea and is expected to cross Andaman and Nicobar Islands tonight.
Indias Mars mission being tracked from two stations
The rocket carrying the India's first Mars orbiter is being tracked from two stations - Biak and Port Blair.