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India’s advanced satellite placed in geosynchronous orbit


May 25th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully placed its advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 in the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the Earth, the Indian space agency said."The 1,426 ... Read more...

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Indian satellite’s orbit raised


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The first critical manoeuvre of raising the position of India's advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 in the geo-synchronous transfer orbit was carried out successfully early Sunday ... Read more...

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PM congratulates scientists for GSAT-8 launch


May 21st, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the space department on the successful launch of GSAT-8 satellite, ... Read more...

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Indian mega satellite to boost aviation: AAI


May 21st, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) India's aviation-based navigation capabilities were boosted Saturday with the launch of Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) mega geostationary satellite GSAT-8 from the South American ... Read more...

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Indian mega satellite spins in geo transfer orbit (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) India's mega geostationary satellite GSAT-8 was spinning in an elliptical geo-synchronous transfer orbit early Saturday after an Ariane-V rocket successfully lifted it off the Kourou ... Read more...

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Rare ancient arthropod become toxic to repel hungry predators


December 25th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that one species of a rare, ancient barnacle has extraordinarily high levels of a toxic chemical in its body, in order to repel hungry predators.A ... Read more...

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Approval for GSAT-11 communication satellite


July 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved undertaking design and development of GSAT-11 communication satellite at a total cost of Rs. 500 crores.The GSAT-11 is an advanced communication satellite, ... Read more...

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Yamuna’s water receding, but woes still running high


August 20th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Officially, the Yamuna's water level is receding albeit slowly. But the suffering of the hundreds displaced from their submerged homes in as the river overflowed its banks ... Read more...

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