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ISRO plans more satellite launches this year


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch a series of satellites this year to augment its transponder and earth observation ... Read more...

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India to launch five satellites by June


April 17th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) India will launch five satellites by June, including one for advanced remote sensing and two for communications, say officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation ... Read more...

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Suriname observes festival similar to India’s Mahakumbh


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Feb 23 (IANS) Hindus in Suriname enthusiastically observed Surya Kumbha Parvaa, a festival that is similar to India's mammoth Mahakumbh.The Surya Kumbha Parvaa began Jan 14, the auspicious ... Read more...

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Interpol seizes fake goods worth $200 mn in South America


February 1st, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 1 (IANS) The International Criminal Police Organisation - or Interpol - has seized fake goods worth $200 million in year-long operations in South America targeting organised criminal counterfeiting networks.Nearly 1,000 ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch satellites to boost transponder capacity


January 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) To make up to the loss of two communication satellites in 2010 and some going out of service, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans some quick ... Read more...

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ISRO-built communications satellite for Europe launched


November 27th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)-built communication satellite HYLAS (Highly Adaptable Satellite) for EADS-Astrium of Europe was launched Saturday by an Ariane rocket from the Guyana Space ... Read more...

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Failure of imported components behind loss of satellites? (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The recurring loss of Indian satellites because of power supply glitches may be due to the failure of imported components, according to Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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‘India losing satellites due to failure of imported components’


July 11th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Even as Indian space scientists are working on the partial restoration of communications satellite INSAT-4B, they are worried because of the recurring failure of their satellites due ... 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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”W2M satellite” to be launched on December 20


December 11th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 11 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set itself one more milestone to achieve, that of launching the ''W2M satellite'', a communication satellite developed by the agency, ... Read more...

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