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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

G Madhavan Nair


India China border tension: Former ISRO Chief pitches for ramping up India's space assets

September 11, 2020 1:41 pm

"The Chinese side, as far as I understand, have multiplied the number of radar imaging satellites, earth observation satellites and communication satellites several fold so that they can have continuous coverage of the globe. So, they will get all kinds of information from their constellation (of satellites)", Nair said.

Congress condemns ex-ISRO chairman's remarks that UPA regime delayed Chandrayaan-2

June 14, 2019 10:52 am

"Just because you find that a particular political party is out of power or in power, tomorrow will some other scientist start singing the tune of the Congress when we come back to power that all things were delayed by the BJP," Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.

India should take American or Russian help for astronaut training: Former ISRO chief

August 16, 2018 4:46 pm

The basic design for the space capsule is for carrying three people. GSLV-Mk III has got a capacity to carry such a module, Nair said.

Ex-ISRO chiefs disagreed on many things — except RSS

January 12, 2016 10:51 am

On Sunday, Radhakrishnan, who served as ISRO chief from November 2009 to December 2014, was the chief guest at an RSS event, Swaranjali, in Bengaluru.

Present way of teaching encourages rote learning: Madhavan Nair

December 25, 2015 4:28 pm

Madhavan Nair, the former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, slammed the schools in India saying they are like factories churning out products

Mars mission useless,says ex-ISRO boss Nair

July 25, 2013 12:40 am

A Rs 450 crore Mars orbiter mission,proposed for launch around November by the Indian Space Research Organization,will be a dud

Liberate scientific pursuit from bureaucratic clutches: Nair

September 24, 2012 4:13 pm

Decision comes when DRDO is 'at its best,delivered goods by launching the Agni-V',says Nair.

Manned flight,not Mars,should be a priority,says ex-ISRO chief

August 05, 2012 12:56 am

It is only a very small payload with not very big scientific objective.

Manned mission should have been a priority,not Mars: Nair

August 04, 2012 5:51 pm

Nair said India's proposed Mars mission is "only a very small payload with not very big scientific objective".

Devas deal: CAG report indicts ex-ISRO chief

May 16, 2012 12:08 am

A CAG audit,that specifically examined this 2005 agreement,has concluded that “undue favours” were extended to the Bangalore-based Devas Multimedia by the DoS that “bypassed several important controls”.