Category Archives: International

Satellite Launch: Decoded

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) All satellites today get into orbit…

Gravitational Waves: All you want to Know

  Last week Scientists have declared that for the first time they have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago, in…

The Importance Of Agni-V to India’s Security

    The fourth Agni-V test is scheduled to be conducted during the month of February 2016. This will be the second canister launch. Agni-V will be ready for induction…

China’s economic slowdown threatens African progress

  Africa’s prosperity increasingly depends on China. Given recent signs of a slowdown in the world’s largest economy, Africa’s short- and long-term outlooks seem precarious. The latest sign arrived on…

India’s generic drug wars

By Maha Rafi Atal India makes lifesaving medicine that Africa can afford — and US pressure mustn’t cripple that, says Maha Rafi Atal. Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa’s health minister, recently…

Astrosat: India Eyeing Deep Space !!

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( He is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.) It is said that astronomy is as old…

1965 Indo-Pak War: Who won ?

  This year is the 50th anniversary of 1965 war. And interestingly both countries are celebrating it as a victory for them. Many intellectuals are taking neutral position on the…

Nepal Constitution: Summary

  The preamble envisages establishment of sustainable peace, good governance, development and prosperity in a federal democratic republic. However, under Article 274, nothing except the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence…

Visa on arrival and e-Visa : Explained

    Can an Indian passport holder travel to 58 countries without Visa ?? Recently a news has been circulated that Indian Passport holder can travel some 58 countries without…

Greece Debt Crisis: Explained

    How did Greece get to this point? Greece became the epicenter of Europe’s debt crisis after Wall Street imploded in 2008. With global financial markets still reeling, Greece…