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HAL makes Mars orbiter panels for space agency


September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said it has fabricated spacecraft panels for the Mars orbiter mission that will be launched by the state-run Indian Space ... Read more...

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PM congratulates ISRO


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated scientists and engineers of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of an Indian rocket carrying two ... Read more...

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ISRO’s 100th mission a milestone: PM (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday described ISRO's 100th space mission as "a milestone" following the successful launch of its rocket carrying two foreign satellites.ISRO's 100th ... Read more...

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Nation’s development product of technological prowess: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) A nation's development is a product of its technological prowess, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday after the launch of ISRO's 100th mission."Questions are sometimes ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a perfect 100! (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully launched into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a ton, ready for more (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully put into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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A false case that delayed India’s cryogenic project (Kerala Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) In the early 1990s, S. Nambi Narayanan was working to develop cryogenic technology when things went for a toss and he was arrested on false ... Read more...

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India: From ferrying rockets on cycles to eyeing Mars


September 8th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) From the days of having a church as control room, the bishop's house as office, a bicycle as ferry, naked eyes to track the smoke ... Read more...

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Always believed in the judiciary: Former ISRO scientist


September 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 7 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Friday upheld the order of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ordering compensation of Rs.1 million to ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch met satellite by 2013


September 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to launch a meteorological satellite by 2013 to monitor atmospheric characteristics, parliament was informed Thursday."ISRO is ... Read more...

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India to launch two foreign satellites mid Sept


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian space agency is gearing up for the launch of two foreign satellites next month, said a top official Wednesday."The PSLV-C21 (the polar satellite ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be ... Read more...

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India to launch three satellites next month


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) India will launch three satellites next month and two more by the end of this year, said a senior official here."We will be launching Spot-6, ... Read more...

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Satellite surveys to tap India’s rubber growing areas (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are conducting satellite imagery surveys to discover potential areas of natural rubber cultivation in India, ... Read more...

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‘Satellite surveys to discover potential new rubber areas’


June 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board, in association with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been conducting satellite imagery surveys to find out potential areas of natural ... Read more...

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Kolkata solar physicist wins prestigious US prize


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Dibyendu Nandi of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata has been awarded the prestigious Karen Harvey Prize for 2012 by the American ... Read more...

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UP varsity gets own weather station


June 18th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) here in the Uttar Pradesh capital has launched its own automatic weather station that would provide round-the-clock weather forecasts, ... Read more...

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Global warming causing Himalayan glacier to diminish each year


June 9th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 9 (IANS) Global warming is diminishing the Chhota Shigri glacier in the Pir Panjal ranges of Himachal Pradesh at 0.67 metres a year, report French and Indian ... Read more...

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PM lists Agni-V missile, Risat satellite as achievements


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday lauded the test of Agni-V missile that can hit targets as far as China's Beijing and the launch of ... Read more...

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India to ferry heaviest foreign satellite in August


April 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) India will ferry two foreign satellites - French and Japanese - on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21) rocket in August this year for ... Read more...

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Risat-1 satellite raised to its intended orbit


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's own Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), launched Thursday, has been placed in its final intended orbit, said the country's space agency said Saturday. space agency.In a ... Read more...

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Woman behind Risat-1 feels on top of the world


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) April 26 (IANS) Indian satellite scientist N. Valarmathi, 52, was herself on cloud nine when her baby - the Indian spy in the sky Radar Imaging ... Read more...

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PM hails Risat-1 launch


April 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday congratulated scientists of India's space agency ISRO for the successful launch of the PSLV-C19 rocket that has put into ... Read more...

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India to launch satellite to monitor border


April 25th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India proposes to launch Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) with cloud penetrating capability for imaging various parts of the country, including border areas, the Lok ... Read more...

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Indian rocket being fuelled for Risat-1 launch


April 25th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) With 5.47 a.m. Thursday set for the blast-off of the Indian rocket carrying a remote sensing/earth observation satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - into ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu woman behind Thursday’s microwave satellite project(Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) When India's heaviest microwave satellite is launched into space Thursday, there will be another reason to cheer as it is a woman who is the ... Read more...

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New ISRO centre to control spy satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian rocket that will carry the 1,850 kg indigenous surveillance satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - to the skies this month will be ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch French satellite


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) India will launch an advanced French remote sensing satellite, SPOT 6, with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket later this year, a statement said ... Read more...

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Devas Multimedia gets new chairman


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) The controversial Devas Multimedia Services Ltd appointed Lawrence T. Babbio as the new chairman of its board in place of M.G. Chandrasekhar who resigned from ... Read more...

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Saudi youth visit Indian satellite centre


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) A 40-member youth delegation from Saudi Arabia, led by the kingdom's Deputy Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah visited the satellite centre of the state-run ... Read more...

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Large Saudi youth delegation to visit Indian technology hubs


March 20th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Promoting youth relations between India and Saudi Arabia, a 45-member delegation of Saudi youth will be visiting India for the first time for a ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief Nair moves CAT against blacklisting


March 5th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 5 (IANS) Indian space agency's former chairman G. Madhavan Nair Monday filed a petition before the Central Administrative Tribunal challenging the government's decision to bar him from ... Read more...

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Documentation of Padmanabhaswamy temple’s treasure begins


February 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) The documentation of the temple treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple last year began Monday morning with a joint meeting of the two ... Read more...

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Quitting space panel over Nair’s blacklisting: Top scientist to PM: (Night Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminent scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned, telling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh he was doing so to protest the ... Read more...

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Documentation of Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure begins


February 20th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The documentation of the treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple last year began Monday morning with a joint meeting of the two committees ... Read more...

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