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India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

To the joy of ISRO scientists in Sriharikota, the fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E (on-board, the workhorse PSLV-C31) was successfully launched. India is now just one step away to be on…

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

An Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar on 31 December 2015 received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Singh’s…

Indian scientists wins Ig Nobel Award for Nosebleed cure

Two scientists from India secured prizes during this year’s Ig Nobel awards announced for their offbeat research program. Dr Sonal Saraiya and her team of doctors in Michigan realized that…