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Chandraayan 3 Why the South Pole?

The controlled descent of the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-3 made it one of the closest approaches of a lunar mission to the moon’s South Pole.

posted by 26th Aug 2023


Giving a much-awaited glimpse of Pragyan, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the rover successfully traversed a distance of around eight metres on the lunar surface.

posted by 26th Aug 2023

Jet-Engine Technology

U.S. Congressional approval for the GE-HAL jet engine deal involving the first-ever such technology transfer between India and the U.S. is expected to come through in days, U.S. Ambassador Eric Garcetti said, suggesting that trade ties could make similar strides if India brings down its tariffs and has more “predictable regulations”.

posted by 26th Aug 2023

India Greece Relations

strategic partnership. Announcing the decision in Athens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said two countries will collaborate in the field of defence industry and will soon conclude an agreement on migration mobility to smoothen movement of skilled population of both sides. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in his comments expressed commitment to freedom of navigation and said there are “concerns” in this regard in both the Eastern Mediterranean and the Indo-Pacific region.

posted by 26th Aug 2023

Disengagement at India- China LAC

PM meets Chinese President on the sidelines of the BRICS summit ; Modi says respecting the LAC is a must for normalisation of relations; this is their first such conversation on the stand-off.

posted by 25th Aug 2023