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Incomplete without Ash, Aaradhya: Abhishek (Movie Snippets)

July 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan says it's tough to choose between his wife Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya."No father on the earth can ever answer that question ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Air India strike is second longest in aviation industry

July 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The strike by a section of Air India pilots will Monday enter the 57th day, to attain the notorious distinction of becoming the second longest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sunita Williams heading back to space again

June 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is all set to return to to the International Space Station, where she spent a record six months in 2006.Daughter of an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Space junk safely passes International Space Station (ISS)

April 6th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- A piece of space junk passed the International Space Station (ISS) at a close distance on Tuesday afternoon but the crew did not have to take ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New crew head for space from same launch pad used by Yuri Gagarin

April 5th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A week before the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, three astronauts headed for the International Space Station from Russia's launch pad in Kazakhstan at 6:18 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six dead in southern Russia plane crash

March 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Six crew members were killed Saturday in a plane crash in the village of Garbuzovo in southern Russia's Belgorod region, Russian Ministry for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Time for winged guests to bid adieu to Kashmir

February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) With a rise in mercury, flocks of pochards, mallards, shovellers and other winged visitors are gearing up to bid adieu to the famous Hokarsar bird reserve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Soyuz spacecraft back after 5-month International Space Station stint

November 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): The Soyuz spacecraft flown by Expedition 25 Commander Doug Wheelock and Flight Engineers Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin safely landed on the Kazakhstan steppe Thursday, wrapping up a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ISS crew to return to Earth Nov 26

November 23rd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The crew of the 25th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) will return to Earth Nov 26, a mission control spokesperson said Monday.The crew - which ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NASA schedules two critical space station repairs to take place to Saturday

August 6th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has scheduled two spacewalks to repair its failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station.The first spacewalk has been moved to this Saturday, while the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sunita Williams headed for the stars again

July 10th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 10 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest spaceflight (195 days) for female space travellers, will head for the stars once again ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

First Houston, TX native to ever take on NASA space mission set to launch next week

June 10th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- NASA announced on Thursday that for the first time, a Houston, Texas native will be taking off for spaceflight next Tuesday.Shannon Walker was born, raised and educated ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

International Space Station 23 crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

June 2nd, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D. C. (BNO NEWS) – The International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 23 crew landed safely in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, NASA said.Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Praful Patel says Andhra CM’s copter was airworthy, to order inquiry

September 3rd, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Praful Patel on Thursday rejected suggestions that the crashed helicopter carrying former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NASA gives space station crew ‘go’ to drink recycled water

May 21st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): NASA's Mission Control gave the Expedition 19 astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) a "go" to drink water that the station's new recycling system has purified.Mission ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA TV to provide coverage of next Soyuz launch, docking

May 13th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by admin
HOUSTON -- NASA Television will provide live coverage as the next residents of the International Space Station launch and arrive at the station to expand its crew to six people. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Space “aerobrakes” could bring used rockets back to Earth safely

April 18th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Scientists are working on ways to build a gossamer-thin space sail or "aerobrake" that would help bring back a used rocket back to Earth safely.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Space station crew exchanges seasons greetings with Earth

December 13th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has beamed down seasons greetings to the people of Earth, that is airing on NASA Television.The public can return ... Read more...

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