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Tapan Mishra Steps Into the Shoe of A.S. Kiran Kumar as ISRO application centre chief

Senior ISRO scientist Tapan Mishra moved into the post of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad as its chief A.S. Kiran Kumar moved to Bangalore to head the nation’s space agency ISRO. Born in 1961 in Raigada, Orissa, Mishra graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta in 1984 as J C Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholar. ...

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A.S. Kiran Kumar Takes Charge as ISRO Chief, Space Secretary, Chairman of Space Commission

India’s space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar on Wednesday took charge as secretary of the department of space and also chairman of the Space Commission and the Indian space agency ISRO in Bangalore on a three-year term. The 62-year-old ISRO’s veteran scientist was director of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat prior to ...

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Nature Names ISRO chief Radhakrishnan, robot maker Radhika Nagpal among top 10 global scientists in 2014

ISRO Chairman K. Radhakrishnan has been chosen in the top ten scientists of the world in 2014 by prestigious Nature journal, while European scientist Andrea Accomazzo, who is behind the Rosetta comet landing is also named in the list. Others in the list include Suzanne Topalian, cancer combatant, Radhika Nagpal, a robot maker, Sheik Humarr Khan, the Ebola doctor, David ...

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2014 Indian Tech Review: IT industry Succeeds in innovation with double-digit growth

Indian IT industry has recovered from a slowdown and managed to sustain a double-digit growth in the $120-billion segment that had a remarkable 2014, consolidating operations and using disruptive technologies, which ensures innovation to shed the old and adapt new. Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around ...

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