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Putin wants changes in Russian space industry

September 1st, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought draft proposals for restructuring the national space industry after a string of accidents that have compromised the country's ... Read more...

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India to boost space assets to meet demand (Lead)

July 16th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India is boot-strapping its space-based assets to meet the growing demand for enhanced services in communications, broadcasting remote-sensing and navigation, a top space agency ... Read more...

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Opening up markets will result in prosperous Asia: Clinton

July 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday said her country is betting on India opening its trade for the prosperity of its own people and ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts global space and satellite forum

May 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The Global Space and Satellite Forum 2011 (GSSF) opened here Monday by UAE Education Minister Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan.It is being organised at the ... Read more...

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‘India keen on bringing China into space negotiations’

January 21st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): Ruling Congress Party spokesperson Manish Tewari has called for "acceptable rules of the game" and "a global space coordinating agency" to prevent militarisation of space.Delivering the valedictory address ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $3.8 bn on space programmes in 2011

January 12th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the government will spend 115 billion rubles ($3.8 billion) on the country's space programmes in 2011.Russia will celebrate this ... Read more...

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ISRO offers road map for private firms in space business (Lead)

August 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday urged the private sector to come up with innovative technologies to join hands with it to tap the growing space ... Read more...

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Space expo begins in India’s tech hub

August 25th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The second international space exhibition and conference began here Wednesday with global space agencies and vendors showcasing their latest technologies, products and services. Organised by the state-run Indian ... Read more...

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India can become fastest growing economy in four years: Survey (Lead)

February 25th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's gross domestic product (GDP) can expand by double-digit levels to emerge as the fastest growing economy in the world by 2014, even as spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Water on moon: Scientists cry eureka!

September 24th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's first lunar mission is perhaps the only space project that has raised many eyebrows. But the sensational finding of water on moon has vindicated Indian Space ... Read more...

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India ready for its second moon mission

November 18th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Nov 18 (ANI): After the success of Chandrayaan-1, India''s first moon mission, country is ready for its second lunar mission as it started work on Chandrayaan-2, says M. Annadurai, Project ... Read more...

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ISRO to develop Sun mission ”Aditya”, says Nair

November 10th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 10 (ANI): After the success of Chandrayaan -1, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has conceptually developed a Sun mission called ''Aditya''. Talking to ANI here, ISRO Chairman G. ... Read more...

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UAE to host global space technology meet next month

October 30th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) An international meet on space technology will be held in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month to be attended by space scientists from ... Read more...

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India and China set to reduce US dominance in space activity

April 19th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that India and China, along with Russia, Japan and Europe are all set to reduce the dominance that US has over space ... Read more...

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Online forum for youth to talk about environment

March 6th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) What do young people think about the state of the environment? They can now tell the world through Supported by telecom giant Nokia, two of the ... Read more...

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India likely contender to launch South African satellite

February 26th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) India could be in the running to launch South Africa's civilian satellite Sumbandila again after reported dissatisfaction here with repeated delays by Russia, which beat India ... Read more...

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