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Russia launches manned spacecraft to ISS


November 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS) Russia's manned Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft was successfully launched from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Monday and was heading for the International Space Station (ISS), ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim cleric warns royal wedding ‘prime target’ of al-Qaeda, aspiring ‘jihadis’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A British Muslim cleric has warned that the upcoming royal wedding is a prime target for al-Qaeda operatives, and aspiring 'jihadis'.The cleric, Anjem Choudary, who plans to ... Read more...

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Yemen bomb went on two passenger jets: Qatar Airways (Lead)


October 31st, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Qatar Airways Sunday said one of the two bombs sent through parcels from Yemen and addressed to Chicago-based synagogues, which were detected on cargo planes in Dubai ... Read more...

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Amazing bird flies 11,000 km nonstop, without food or rest


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) How is it possible to fly 11,000 km without a single break? The bar-tailed godwit does it by consuming only 0.41 percent of its body weight each hour ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue obsessed with skin and sunscreen


August 16th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 16 (ANI): Kylie Minogue is near fanatical about her skin and protecting it with sunscreen at all times - even if she's just sitting by a window on a ... Read more...

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Solar plane set for test flight in night sky


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A plane, called Solar Impulse, which is powered by the sun's rays, is all set to go on a test flight at night later this month.The Swiss researchers, ... Read more...

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Solar Plane Being Readied For Nocturnal Flight


June 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Swiss team is involved in efforts to fly a plane powered by solar ray across the world in 2012. The team is trying to fly ... Read more...

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NASA to launch its next shuttle April 5


March 27th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (DPA) NASA managers gave the green signal to launch the shuttle Discovery April 5 amidst reports that it could extend the shuttle programme till 2011. NASA managers completed their all-day ... Read more...

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Now, Al Qaeda develops ‘boob-job bombs’ which are impossible to detect


March 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 24 (ANI): Al Qaeda is laying deadly "booby traps" by equipping its female suicide bombers with explosive breast implants that are impossible to be detected at airport security checkpoints, British ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a landing on Sunday, February 21, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour launched


February 8th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Endeavour was launched today from the agency's Kennedy Space Center.The shuttle has begun a 13-day flight to the International Space Station (ISS) and the final ... Read more...

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Sunday to be foggy (Lead)


January 30th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The weather in the national capital was pleasant Saturday even as a shallow fog enveloped the city early morning, giving the weatherman enough indications to predict another ... Read more...

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Another pleasant morning greets Delhi


January 30th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A shallow fog enveloped the national capital early Saturday, but quickly gave way to clear sunshine. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature was 12 ... Read more...

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High-tech imaging system to help in reconstruction of quake hit Haiti city


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), US, are sweeping the leveled city of Port-au-Prince in Haiti with high-tech imaging integrated into a small aircraft, ... Read more...

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Growing influence of Al Qaeda in Britain single most serious threat to West


January 16th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): A U.S. intelligence report, conducted in the wake of the failed Christmas Day flight bombing bid by a British student, has warned that the increasing use of Britain ... Read more...

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5 top Al Qaeda members killed in Yemeni airstrike


January 16th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan. 16 (ANI): At least five senior member of Al Qaeda's Arabian branch were killed in a Yemeni missile strike on Friday, officials have claimed.The missile strike, which also killed ... Read more...

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20 more terrorists trained in Yemen for attacks: Report


January 10th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (DPA) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian man charged with attempting to blow up a Christmas Day flight over Detroit, told investigators that about 20 other Muslims were being ... Read more...

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Detroit plotter Abdulmutallab pleads not guilty in court


January 9th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (DPA) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with attempting to blow up a Christmas Day flight over Detroit, pleaded not guilty during his first appearance in federal court Friday. Abdulmutallab said ... Read more...

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Obama halts transfer of Guantanamo detainees to Yemen


January 6th, 2010 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (DPA) The US has halted the transfer of inmates from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility back to Yemen, where an Al Qaeda branch allegedly plotted the Dec 25 ... Read more...

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Nigeria to conduct investigation into terrorist suspect


December 27th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Abuja, Dec 27 (DPA) Nigeria's Vice President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Saturday ordered a full investigation of the circumstances surrounding an alleged terrorist attack on a US airplane by a Nigerian citizen, according ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis docks at ISS


November 19th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US space shuttle Atlantis has docked at the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday after nearly two days of journey. Commander Charles Hobaugh steered the shuttle to a docking with ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis ready to launch on November 16


October 30th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): NASA has given its go ahead for the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 16.Atlantis is targeted to begin ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Discovery launched successfully


August 29th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Discovery, with its seven-member crew, launched successfully from the space agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on August 28.The shuttle will deliver supplies, equipment and ... Read more...

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NASA gives nod for space shuttle Discovery’s launch on August 25


August 20th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA has given its approval for the launch of space shuttle Discovery on August 25, after a two-day review of the spacecraft's readiness for flight.Discovery's launch date was ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour successfully returns to Earth


August 1st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of seven astronauts ended a 16-day journey of more than 6.5 million miles on July 31, landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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Clear images of starburst galaxies reveal new picture of early universe


May 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A telescope designed by a University of Miami physicist and an international team of collaborators has produced the clearest images of starburst galaxies, revealing a new picture of ... Read more...

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Smell of space is funny, say Discovery pilots


March 29th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven have safely returned to Earth. But the one thing pilots can't get out their noses is space's "weird" smell."One ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return on November 30


November 29th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The space shuttle Endeavour will complete its mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a landing at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 30. ... Read more...

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Endeavour blasts off to repair and remodel the International Space Station


November 15th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The space shuttle Endeavour has lifted off from NASAs Kennedy Space Center, along with its seven-member crew, to repair and remodel the International Space Station.Endeavours STS-126 ... Read more...

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China to publish first picture of moon in three days


November 24th, 2007 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The first picture of the moon captured by China's first lunar orbiter, Chang'e-1, is expected to be ready for publication within three days. According to a Xinhua report, data ... Read more...

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China to launch first space walk in 2008


November 22nd, 2007 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.22 (ANI): China will attempt its first space walk during the nation's third crewed flight next year, according to local newspaper reports. The mission will involve three astronauts and the spacewalk ... Read more...

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China now wants to open Communist party office in space!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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