US man accused of falsely promising to return abducted kids

New York: A 49-year-old man was today charged with defrauding parents of kidnapped children,...... Read More >>

'Bigg Boss' winner Gautam Gulati signs first Bollywood film

'Bigg Boss' winner Gautam Gulati signs first Bollywood filmThe movie, also introducing actress...... Read More >>

6.20 cr spent on foreign trips for 2 Goa ministers, 4 MLAs

Panaji: The state government today informed the Assembly that two Goa ministers and four BJP...... Read More >>

School girl shot dead by office boy

An 18-year-old girl was shot dead and her friend injured by an office boy of a residential school...... Read More >>

Air India takes delivery of 20th Boeing Dreamliner

New York: Air India has taken delivery of its 20th Dreamliner from US manufacturer Boeing, a...... Read More >>



Chandrayaan-2 to be launched during 2017

Monday, 25 August 2014

Salem:  Chandrayaan-2, the country's second lunar exploration mission, would be launched during 2017, M Annadurai, project director of Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan 2, yesterday said.

Chandrayaan-I, India’s first mission to Moon, was launched successfully on October 22, 2008 from Sriharikota.

Annadurai was answering questions from students while taking part in the Salem High School Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Students also posed questions to him relating to the Mars Orbiter Mission which was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on board the PSLV on November 5 last year with an aim to reach the red planet's atmosphere by September 24.


Today's E-Paper