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Murmurs of witch-hunt as parts of Devas reports released


February 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) With ISRO making public only parts of two reports into the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, murmurs of witch-hunt against the four retired scientists is gaining ground.The ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to near its orbit


July 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 is now very near to its ultimate geo-stationary orbit at 36,000-km apogee, or farthest point from Earth, space agency ISRO ... Read more...

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PSLV rocket blasts off with three satellites (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully launched the advanced earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2, a move aimed at beefing up its remote sensing capability, and two ... Read more...

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Countdown for India’s advanced satellite launch begins Sunday


December 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) The countdown for Monday's launch of India's heaviest communication satellite, meant to retire an earlier one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of telecom, TV and ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communication satellite Dec 20


December 13th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) India will Dec 20 launch the advanced GSAT-5P communication satellite that will replace the ageing INSAT 2E and ensure continuity of telecom and television services, an official ... Read more...

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Keralite’s score formula to be used in rain-hit IPL matches


December 11th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Dec 11 (IANS) A system developed by Kerala engineer V. Jayadevan for computing target scores in interrupted one-day and Twenty20 (T20) cricket matches has got the Indian cricket board's nod ... Read more...

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ISRO to send up new communication satellite in 2010


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will replace the ageing INSAT 2E to ensure ... Read more...

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ISRO to replace two ageing satellites in December


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to replace two of its ageing satellites with new ones by December, an official said Thursday. The agency is planning to ... Read more...

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Power supply snag hits Indian communication satellite


July 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Scientists of the Indian space agency are working to fix a power snag that switched off 12 transponders of the INSAT-4B comunication satellite Wednesday night, affecting ... Read more...

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Indian rocket to launch five satellites July 12


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) India's advanced, high-resolution remote-sensing satellite Cartosat-2B would be launched July 12 at 9.23 am from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh, giving a boost to the country's ... Read more...

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Budget for Indian space agency up by 58 percent (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian space programme got a booster dose Friday with its plan allocation for fiscal 2010-11 rocketing up by 58 percent over that of previous year in the ... Read more...

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Proposals sought for studying India-French satellite data


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian and French space agencies have sought research proposals on data to be generated from a payload on a satellite to be launched next year. Indian Space ... Read more...

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ISRO starts filling liquid fuel for PSLV rocket


September 21st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filling of liquid fuel in the second stage of the Rs.70-crore Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket that would carry the Rs.130-crore Oceansat2 -- India's ... Read more...

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Space programme gets boost with 40 percent more funds


July 6th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's space research programme will get a boost as the union budget for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday has given a 40 percent ... Read more...

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India to launch ocean monitoring satellite in August


July 1st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of its second ocean monitoring satellite in August, along with six European nano ... Read more...

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India’s mission moon: Countdown progressing smoothly (Lead)


October 20th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The countdown to India's first mission to send a spacecraft that will orbit the moon was progressing smoothly, senior officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said ... Read more...

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