Chandrayaan-3: Pragyan rover again confirms presence of sulphur on moon’s South Pole

In a fresh experiment, another instrument onboard the Pragyan rover of Chandrayaan-3 confirmed the presence of sulphur in the lunar South Pole region. The Alpha Particle X-ray Spectroscope (APXS) onboard the rover detected Sulphur, as well as other minor elements, ISRO posted on X. The discovery of sulphur, this time, was made […]

Chandrayaan-3 marks giant leap, lander successfully separates from propulsion module

India’s Chandrayaan-3 mission marked another giant leap in its lunar quest as the ‘Vikram’ lander module of the spacecraft successfully separated from the propulsion module on Thursday. The Chandrayaan-3 mission’s lander is named after Vikram Sarabhai (1919–1971), who is widely regarded as the father of the Indian space programme. On Wednesday, the […]

Renowned artist Vasudevan Namboothiri passes away in Malappuram

Renowned artist Karuvattu Mana Vasudevan Namboothiri popularly known as artist Namboothiri passed away on Friday morning. He was 98. He was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments in a private hospital in Malappuram district. Artist Namboothiri served in various newspapers and worked as an art director in a few films. He portrayed several important characters […]