Vikram Current Affairs, GK & News

Why the Lunar Mission has gained traction?

India has successfully launched its lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 and the mission is expected to make soft-landing on the lunar surface with Vikram and its rover Pragyan on a site between two large craters in the South Polar Region. Why the South Pole has become the area of Focus? The South Pole has become an area ..


India’s Lunar Mission: Chandrayaan-2

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has called off the Chandrayaan-2 at the last movement since technical snags were noticed while fuelling the rocket with cryogenic fuel. About the Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission is India’s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO will be soft-landing the lander at the lunar craft in the south pole – a ..


Vikram Patel won John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award

Professor Vikram Patel has been awarded with 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for his world-leading research in global mental health, generating knowledge on the burden and determinants of mental health problems in low-and-middle-income countries. The Gairdner Foundation has awarded this to Boston-based Vikram Patel for his research career raising the global profile ..


Indian-American Vikram Singh appointed to a key Pentagon position

Indian-American Vikram Singh has been appointed to a key Pentagon position to look after entire South and Southeast Asia. Vikram J Singh has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defence for south and Southeast Asia. Singh was a close associate of late Richard Holbrooke, the Special ..