As per the World Health Organisation, the aim of identifying the pathogens that could cause future outbreaks was to update a list used to guide global research and development and investment, especially in vaccines, tests, and treatments.
Vikram-S, India's first privately developed rocket successfully lifted off from the Spaceport in Sriharikota on November 18, 2022. With this, Skyroot Aerospace has become the first private sector company in the country to launch a rocket into space.
The introduction of the zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell passenger catamaran vessel in Varanasi will pave the way for the reduction in the usage of fossil fuels and thereby further reducing the emissions in India’s national waterways.
According to the initial plans, a lunar lander and a rover built by the Indian Space Research Organisation will be put into orbit by a Japanese rocket with a planned landing near the moon's South pole.
Mengtian weighs in at about 20 tons with a length of 17.9 meters and a diameter of 4.2 meters. It will provide space for science experiments with zero gravity, an airlock for exposure to the vacuum of space, and a small robotic arm to support the extravehicular payloads.
The Government of India has granted environmental clearance for the indigenously developed genetically modified (GM) mustard seeds. The latest decision has paved a way for the commercial use of its first genetically modified food crop.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to launch Chandrayaan-3, the third mission to the moon. ISRO Chairman S. Somnath stated that ISRO also plans to fly Indian astronauts into orbit by the end of 2024.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the website for the Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF) ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’ (MBKS). Actor Amitabh Bachchan is believed to be the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’.