New Delhi, Sept. 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of country’s first dedicated satellite for astronomical research, Astrosat.
“‘Well done @isro. This is one more grand accomplishment for Indian science & our scientists,'” tweeted PM Modi.
It was launched successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre today at 10 a.m.
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C30 is carrying Astrosat along with six other co-passengers, one satellite each from Indonesia and Canada, and four nano-satellites from the US.
The science research mission Astrosat with five years of intended operational life would serve as a space observatory. (ANI)
Dimapur (Nagaland), Sept.28 (ANI): Zehovire Avi Kechu of the St.John College here, won the Miss Dimapur 2015 title at a glittering ceremony at the Dimapur District Sports Complex (DDSC) Stadium on September 25.
Eighteen-year-old Kechu, who believes in creating awareness and emotional support to people living with HIV/AIDS, won the hearts of the crowd and the judges that led her to win the coveted title Miss Dimapur.
Jenny Kent was crowned 1st runners-up and Nuhulu as 2nd runners-up.
Ethnic Group of Nagaland (EGoN) has been organising the Miss Dimapur contest for the last 25 years.
The 25th edition of Miss Dimapur 2015 saw Additional Commissioner of Dimapur Elizabeth Ngully, Fashion designer Nandini Baruva, General Manager, Indigo Airline Tanuja Bhagat and former Major Mohommed Ali Shah as judges in the panel.(ANI)