Milestones in India’s Space Programme

1962 Indian  National  Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) formed by the Department of Atomic Energy  and work on establishing  Thumba Equatorial Rocket  Launching Station (TERLS) started. 1963 First sounding rocket launched from TERLS (November 21, 1963). 1965 Space Science & Technology Centre (SSTC) established in Thumba. 1967 Satellite Telecommunication Earth Station set up at Ahmedabad. …

Full Text Of The Speech Given by Barack Obama in Prague Outlining America’s New Nuclear Policy

On March 3ed the Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek said that the Obama would deliver “the European Speech of the Year” during his visit to Prague on April 4th. I just listened to that speech and I must admit that Topolanek’s remark was very modest – in my opinion this speech by Obama will go down …

Time Magazine’s Report on Mahatma Gandhi When It Chose Him Man of the Year in 1931

TIME Magazine January 5, 1931   Curiously, it was in a jail that the year’s end found the little half-naked brown man whose 1930 mark on world history will undoubtedly loom largest of all. It was exactly twelve months ago that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Indian National Congress promulgated the Declaration of Indian Independence. It was in March that …