Why did ISRO detect fault in last minute?

The question might arise as to why can’t the scientists solve the problem and get the vehicle ready for launch at the earliest. It is not that simple as the rocket should be launched in the optimal launch window for more efficiency and accuracy. It is said ISRO will now have a launch window of a minute every day till 31 July to attempt the launch of its second moon mission. Continue Reading

Rs 25 crore announced for restoration of Chitlapakkam Lake

Residents of Chitlapakkam have a reason to rejoice. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the ongoing Assembly session, Rs 25 crore for the restoration of Chitlapakkam lake. Continue Reading

Countdown begins for Chandrayaan-2 lift-off

The Indian Space Agency is all set to make history, when its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan) as payloads, will be launched tomorrow at 2.51 am from the second launch pad from the spaceport of Sriharikota. Continue Reading

ISRO’s rocket science behind Chandrayaan-2 explained in simple terms

As the moon’s location is continually changing due to orbital motion, the intersection of Chandrayaan-2 and the moon’s path has to be predicted sufficiently in advance with a high level of accuracy. Continue Reading

Udhayanidhi Stalin made DMK youth wing secretary

While it was speculated that Udhayanidhi will be elevated to the post, the official confirmation was announced by party general secretary K Anbazhagan this evening.  Continue Reading

‘Bigg Boss’ has got nothing to do with Kamal’s politics: Endemol CEO

In a telephonic conversation with ‘News Today’, the show’s producer Endemol Shine India’s CEO Abhishek Rege talks about the programme, actor-politician Kamal Haasan as the host and the future plans of the company. Continue Reading

CM, Chief Secretary come from agricultural background

With someone from farming background as the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu and now the State’s top administrative official also being an agriculture enthusiast, the coming days may see some interesting developments in the field of agriculture. Continue Reading

Women’s Kabaddi team in Madambakkam makes a mark

The Madambakkam Tank Ground is the home turf of many neighbourhood teams that play various games like cricket and football. However, the women’s kabaddi team that practices here every day, stands out from others. Continue Reading

How and why 10 deer were transported from city to KMTR

With about 700 km covered during this journey, this is said to be one of the most successful translocation of deer in India. Continue Reading