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Indian manned space flight delayed further


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 17 (IANS) India's first human space flight would be delayed further for want of requisite technologies and capabilities, a top space official admitted Monday."The launch programme of ... Read more...

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Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasts off


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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Manmohan watches as 100th Indian space mission blasts off (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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I’m no one-film wonder: Alia Bhatt


September 7th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She's got the movies in her genes, and acting is all she ever wanted to do. Alia Bhatt, just 19, daughter of Mahesh Bhatt ... Read more...

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ISRO to score 100 with a cooperative mission Sep 9


August 27th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The 100th launch mission of the Indian space agency slated for Sep 9 will also showcase the cooperation between two global competitors, a growing trend ... Read more...

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I was lucky to have worked with Ashok Mehta: Anil Kapoor


August 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor is saddened by the death of ace cinematographer Ashok Mehta and considers himself lucky to have worked with him."Ever since the film industry ... Read more...

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Lufthansa introduces new jet service, hopes to increase India market share


August 8th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) To increase its market share in the India air passenger outbound travel segment, German airline major Lufthansa Tuesday launched its services on a new Boeing ... Read more...

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Alia consciously avoided dad’s banner as launch pad


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Though Mahesh Bhatt is known for introducing new faces in filmdom, his daughter Alia decided to use Dharma Production's "Student Of The Year" as her ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to fly new B747-8 aircraft on India route


July 9th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Leading European carrier Lufthansa said Monday it will fly its new B747-8 aircraft on the Delhi-Frankfurt route, and would follow up by introducing it on ... Read more...

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Caste equation scores over clean administration in Karnataka (News Analysis) (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's propensity to score self-goals has become legendary. Now it has shot itself, not in the foot but at what it flaunts ... Read more...

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Training important, not necessary: Ridhima Sud


July 4th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Her acting skills were honed under the tutelage of Lary Moss, who even mentored Hollywood biggie Leonardo Di Caprio. Yet, actress Ridhima Sud, who ... Read more...

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Karan Johar over-shoots ‘SOTY’, feels he’s making a sequel


June 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he has shot a lot of extra footage for his directorial venture "Student Of The Year" - so much so that ... Read more...

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Sandisk unveils latest flash drives


June 20th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Global major in storage memory, SanDisk Corp Wednesday unveiled in the Indian market four high-capacity flash drives for smart devices such as smart phones, tablets and ... Read more...

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Veena says lead actresses should do item songs


June 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who is gearing up for the release of her first Bollywood film, says heroines should not shy away from item songs as ... Read more...

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Russia launches US satellite from floating pad


June 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS) Russia has put a US communications satellite into space from a sea-based launch pad, said the country's space agency Roscosmos Friday.According to the mission control centre, ... Read more...

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US private firm aborts launch to space station


May 19th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Private American spaceflight company SpaceX Saturday aborted the lift-off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) due to technical problems.A ... Read more...

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Ishaqzaade’ earns Rs. 4.54 crore on opening day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-Parineeti Chopra starrer "Ishaqzaade" has got mixed response from the movie buffs, but the film by Habib Faisal, has managed to earn Rs 4.54 ... Read more...

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Parineeti to try her luck in singing in future


May 4th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is busy promoting her second release "Ishaqzaade", says she is a trained singer and might take up singing seriously in future."I ... Read more...

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Risat-1 catapults India into a select group of nations (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) On an early Thursday morning, an Indian rocket successfully launched into orbit a microwave Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) from the spaceport here in ... Read more...

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Indian remote sensing satellite set for launch (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The countdown for the launch early Thursday morning of a rocket carrying remote sensing satellite Risat-1 has begun in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an ISRO ... Read more...

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India’s remote sensing satellite set for launch


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The countdown for the Thursday early morning launch of a rocket laden with remote sensing satellite Risat-1 has begun in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an ... Read more...

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World media looks at Indian missile through China prism


April 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile was given prominent display in dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most ... Read more...

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Boman Irani to join son in ‘Student of The Year’? (Movie Snippets)


April 18th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani has been asked to do a cameo in Karan Johar's "Student of The Year". He will most likely share screen space with ... Read more...

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John my god-brother in Bollywood: Ayushmann Khurrana


April 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has no god-father in Bollywood, but he seems to have found a "god-brother" in John Abraham, who has produced his debut film ... Read more...

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Link up with Angela Johnson upsets Jackie Shroff’s son


April 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Kingfisher calendar girl Angela Johnson seems to be in the news for all the wrong reasons. The recent report is that she is dating Jackie ... 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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North Korea puts rocket on pad for satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) The rocket for the planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea has been installed on the launch pad, Xinhua reported Sunday.Last month, North Korea ... Read more...

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Foreign observers for North Korean satellite launch


March 18th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 18 (IANS) North Korea would invite international observers to monitor launching of its indigenously-built earth observation satellite -- Kwangmyongsong-3, the state news agency KCNA has reported.The Korean Committee ... Read more...

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Japan warns of crashing down North Korean satellite


March 18th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese armed forces could shoot down North Korea's satellite, planned to be launched next month, if the need arises, a Japanese daily has quoted ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency ... Read more...

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Not making ‘Jaane Tu…’ sequel: Abbas Tyrewala


March 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Abbas Tyrewala has shot down rumours that he is making a sequel to his 2008 hit film "Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na"."Umm...all those vaguely ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Raj Kanwar dead, tweets SRK


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Producer-director Raj Kanwar, known for hits like "Deewana" and "Andaaz", passed away Friday in Singapore, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted."My friend Raj Kanwarji ... Read more...

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Russia postpones rocket launch


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Russian Proton-M carrier rocket with a Dutch telecommunication satellite onboard scheduled for Friday has been postponed indefinitely for technical reasons, Russian ... Read more...

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President unveils new rocket launch facility


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday unveiled a new rocket launch facility and its mission control centre at India's spaceport near Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.After dedicating ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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