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NASA to launch another Mars mission


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA astonished many with the bravery act of driving all round Mars with four rovers. On top of this there were plans to go deeper into ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bangladesh urges World Bank to release funds for bridge


July 26th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged the World Bank to release funds for a stalled 10-km bridge across the Padma river in the country, an official said Thursday.The government ... Read more...

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Deep sea trenches could combat climate change


January 18th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Deep sea trenches could play a key role in climate change, path-breaking experiments suggest.Probing the deepest part of the world's oceans -- the Mariana Trench in the western ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

11 injured in Britain gas explosion


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 11 people, including six children, were taken to hospital, while a 76-year-old woman was fighting for her life after a gas explosion ripped through a row ... Read more...

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ISRO chairman prays for successful launch of PSLV-C15


July 11th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 11 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman K. Radhakrishnan has offered prayers at the Tirumala temple in Andhra Pradesh for a successful launch of the satellite PSLV-C15.Radhakrishnan, ... Read more...

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Philae and Rosetta prepare to close in on asteroid Lutetia


July 6th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): The Rosetta orbiter, carrying the DLR lander Philae, has completed more than two thirds of its journey to the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The mission is to deliver DLR's Philae ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars rovers set new longevity record


May 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Project has set a longevity record on the Red Planet.The Opportunity rover will surpass the duration record set by NASA's Viking 1 Lander, which ... Read more...

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India to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2′ by 2013


January 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan on Wednesday said the configuration for the new moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is being finalized and added that it would ... Read more...

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Comet chaser Rosetta to make final swing by Earth on November 13


November 5th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, November 5 (ANI): ESA's (European Space Agency) comet chaser Rosetta will swing by Earth for the last time on November 13 to pick up energy and begin the final leg of ... Read more...

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Rosetta comet chaser to swing by Earth for last time on November 13


October 21st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, October 21 (ANI): Reports indicate that the European Sapce Agency's (ESA's) Rosetta comet chaser will swing by Earth on November 13 to pick up orbital energy and begin the final leg ... Read more...

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India has no plans for manned moon mission, says minister


July 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Though the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has expressed its intent to send a manned moon mission by 2015, Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft landed on moon hours before Americans


July 4th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): A Russian spacecraft is said to have landed on the moon hours before NASA's Apollo 11 in 1969.According to a recording that has now been declassified by the ... Read more...

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Hypertension: You’ve got a nerve


April 14th, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (DPA) For half her life, 66-year-old Gael Lander struggled with high blood pressure that did not respond to the drugs usually prescribed. "I really felt as if something or someone ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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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UK criminal masterminds cannot be named as their rights will be infringed


November 12th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.12 (ANI): Leaders of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) have been told by their lawyers not to name the 39 convicted criminals because it would breach their right to ... Read more...

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Phoenix Landers microphone may record what Mars sounds like


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): NASA scientists are hoping to hear what Mars sounds like when they attempt to switch on the Phoenix Mars Landers microphone in the next week or two.Phoenixs ... Read more...

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Mission to Mars could bring back rocks and life between 2018 and 2033


July 15th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): An international team of scientists is planning a 4 billion pounds mission to bring back rocks and possibly even life from Mars, which might take place between ... Read more...

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Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy to star in Peacock


February 15th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Ellen Page and Cillian Murphy are all set to star in Mandate Pictures' psychological thriller "Peacock," about a man with split personalities and the woman who holds a ... Read more...

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Soon, the moon will have traffic jams just like earth!


December 17th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Standing long hours because of traffic light signals on earth are now passe, because it might be time to consider traffic lights on the moon.In the past week, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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