Author Archives: Sandarbh A Sharma

3 visitors to space at $55M each

“It was a hell of a ride and we’re looking forward to the next 10 days,” said former NASA astronaut and chaperone Michael Lopez-Alegria on reaching orbit.

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India’s first major defence system export deal

India has signed a $375 million contract, its first major defence system export deal with the Philippines, for the BrahMos shore-based antiship missile system. The 290 km range supersonic missile has been jointly developed with Russia and is produced in India. This is already in use by the three Armed forces Potential export customers include Vietnam and Indonesia where advanced

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Netaji’s birth anniversary to initiate Republic Day celebrations

The Republic Day celebrations from this year will start from January 23 instead of January 24 to include the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in line with the central government’s “focus to commemorate important aspects of our history and culture,” a government official said on The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, however, did not clarify what

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Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana crosses a huge milestone

The finance ministry has released data disclosing that deposits in bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) have crossed the Rs 1.5 lakh crore mark. As per the latest finance ministry data, the total balance in over 44.23 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts was at Rs 1,50,939.36 crore at December end, 2021. This national

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