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Second Boeing plane for Indian Navy completes first flight (with images)

July 17th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The second of the eight long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare P-8I aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian Navy has completed its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India mulling second rocket port: Space agency chief

October 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) To increase the frequency of satellite launches and to cash in on the international market for launching remote sensing satellites, the Indian space ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Giraffe-sized dinos pole-vaulted to fly

November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A giraffe-sized dinosaur, previously thought to be too heavy to fly, virtually pole-vaulted over its own wings to be airborne, scientists said.Mark Witton, palaeontologist from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tropical Storm Hermine affects Texas flights

September 8th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Continental Airlines on Tuesday announced travel options for customers whose flight plans may be affected by Tropical Storm Hermine.Storm conditions are expected to make air travel difficult ... Read more...

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ISRO touches milestone in foreign payload launches

July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO Monday crossed a new milestone Monday in launching third party satellites by slinging three foreign satellites into orbit, ... Read more...

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IAF to float tenders for new basic trainer aircraft

October 1st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon float tenders for new trainers as its fleet of basic pilot trainer HPT-32 has been grounded following a spate of ... Read more...

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Crashes, engine failures ground IAF trainer aircraft

August 30th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has grounded its entire fleet of HPT-32 initial trainer aircraft owing to a series of crashes and engine failures. ... Read more...

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Homing pigeons’ inbuilt ’satnav’ that uses Earth’s magnetic field helps them return home

June 24th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Homing pigeons have fascinated humans for many years through their uncanny ability to find their way home from thousands of miles away. Now, researchers claim to have found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |