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Mission Shakti


Under 'Mission Shakti', 100 women folk artistes to get up to Rs-20K cash prize

March 03, 2021 10:21 pm

The “Mission Shakti” campaign was launched on October 17 and is a six-month drive to ensure safety and security of women and children.

Debris created by India’s anti-satellite test still in space: NASA

August 22, 2019 8:20 am

India had shot down its 740-kg Microsat-R satellite on March 27 this year in a demonstration of its capability to destroy the space-based infrastructure of an enemy country.

Mission Shakti DRDO scientist: Only 30-40 people knew of ASAT launch

July 28, 2019 3:54 am

Rajababu, the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) programme director, said that more than 150 scientists were involved in the launch of ASAT, but only a handful knew what exactly they were working for.

Most debris from India's anti-satellite test has decayed: DRDO chief

May 11, 2019 1:39 pm

The Defence Research and Development Organisation chief said the continuous information being received is monitored and "I don't think there are any issues".

India will need pragmatism, diplomatic skill in shaping new rules for regulation of outer space

April 30, 2019 10:28 am

India now needs to prepare for an outer space that might become an active military theatre. Above all it needs collaboration with allies and partners in outer space.

In Balasore, PM Modi attacks Congress for not demonstrating country's defence capability

April 23, 2019 4:09 pm

"From mobile to missile, everything is now controlled from the space. Therefore, space security is essential, a fact that was ignored by previous governments," PM Modi said.

Rajnath Singh's missile flexing: Can ward off big superpowers

April 07, 2019 7:22 am

“Even if the anti-satellite techniques of Russia, America or China try and break our satellites, our anti-satellite system can break them in outer orbit itself," Rajnath Singh said.

Debris to clear in 45 days, no risk to space station, says DRDO

April 07, 2019 7:23 am

Asked whether the DRDO had the permission of the Election Commission (EC) for the briefing, officials said they had the “necessary clearance”.

Mission Shakti test debris pose no threat to global space assets: DRDO chief

April 06, 2019 9:17 pm

The ASAT missile launch last month drew criticism from NASA as it condemned the mission over ignoring safety concerns in the space, especially threat to the International Space Station (ISS).

HIGHLIGHTS: All debris will decay in a matter of weeks, says DRDO chief on Mission Shakti

April 06, 2019 7:24 pm

LIVE UPDATES: While addressing media persons in New Delhi, DRDO chief Dr G Satheesh Reddy said that the safety of space assets was kept in mind while launching Mission Shakti. He also said all the debris of India's anti-satellite missile will decay in 45 days.