Sunday, August 7, 2022ISRO’s maiden SSLV blasts off; suffers ‘data loss’ at terminal stage

ISRO Chairman S Somanath on Sunday informed the space agency’s maiden Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) suffered “data loss” at the terminal stage, although three stages “performed and separated,” and said the space agency was analysing the data to ascertain the status of the vehicle and the satellites.

SSLV-D1/EOS 02 was carrying an earth observation satellite and a student satellite.


Saturday, August 6, 2022With surge in July, US recovers the jobs lost in the pandemic

US job growth accelerated in July across nearly all industries, restoring nationwide employment to its pre-pandemic level, despite widespread expectations of a slowdown as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates to fight inflation.

Employers added 528,000 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department said on Friday, more than doubling what forecasters had projected. The unemploym


Saturday, August 6, 2022Taiwan official leading missile production died of heart attack, says report

The deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry’s research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, succumbing to a heart attack, according to the officials.

Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, had died in a hotel room in southern Taiwan, CNA reported.

Authorities said 57-year-old Ou Yang die


Wednesday, August 3, 2022Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will have ‘serious implications’ for regional peace: Pakistan

Lending its support to its all-weather ally China, Pakistan on Wednesday said US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will have “serious implications” for regional peace and stability.

Pelosi landed in Taipei on Tuesday night disregarding China’s stern warnings. She is the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years. After Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan, China’s Ministry of For