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ISRO’s human space flight rocket with multiple backups for safety systems

India’s human space flight rocket will be equipped with various backup systems for the safety and building a rocket. And multiple sensors will be there for emergencies. The parachute systems will also be configured with redundancies.

India is planning to send three astronauts in space in a week. Also, before the actual human flight, there will be a test of 2 unmanned GSLV rockets.

 

Indian private sector will be the co-traveller in India’s space journey

On October 12, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that the ISRO is ready to offer facilities to the Indian private sector which will be the co-traveller in India’s space sector journey. This step is under Atma Nirbhar Bharat roadmap as it is boosting private sector participation in satellite launches and space-based activities.

The high-level committee will process the applications submitted by the startups and industries.


 


 

Former R&AW chief says it risky to allow China’s Huawei selling 5G tech to India

Former R&AW chief Vikram Sood said that it could be risky to allow Chinese telecom major Huawei to launch operations in India’s infrastructure because there can be  Chinese strategic, geopolitical, technological, and legal reasons. The government has not taken a final decision yet.

Meanwhile, the US and China are finding separations between each other, mainly due to the coronavirus crisis.

 

44 bridges dedicated to the nation built by BRO

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicated 44 permanent bridges across seven states and union territories in one go to the nation built by Border Road Organization (BRO). The bridges are the connection between western, northeast, and northern sectors and the far-flung areas. The dedication ceremony was conducted virtually.

BRO has crossed Rs. 11,000 crore of the budget in 2020-21 despite covid-19.

Raksha Mantri has also laid the foundation for the tunnel called Nechiphu on the road to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

 

India’s disengagement of troops with China in Eastern Ladakh: High-level Military Talks

India will press for “early and complete disengagement” of troops with China in eastern Ladakh. This will happen on Monday in the 7th round of high-level military talks between Indian and China. The talks will start in Chushul along the Line of Actual Control on the Indian side in eastern Ladakh.  The commander of the 14 corps of the Indian Army, Lt General Harinder Singh will be leading the Indian delegation at the talks.

India will oppose everything coming into the way of withdrawal of Indian troops at all the friction points.

In the next four months, both sides will be facing harsh winters, so the Indian Army has arranged weapons, food and fuel in the higher altitude areas.