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Russia to launch ESA satellites Sunday


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian launcher will put several European Space Agency (ESA) satellites into orbit Dec 17 from the Kourou space port in French Guiana, Russia's Federal ... Read more...

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Dev Anand: Bollywood’s very own Peter Pan says adieu (Obituary)


December 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) From "Baazi" in 1951 to "Chargesheet" in 2011, it was an untrammeled joyride through six decades of Bollywood. It's curtains for the ageless Dev Anand, ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing enters Italian Championship with Indian rider


December 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Mahindra Racing, India's only team in MotoGP, Thursday entered the Italian Motor Racing Championship with Indian rider Sarath Kumar in the 125 cc class.The 19-year-old ... Read more...

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Russia to launch three Glonass satellites Friday


November 4th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will launch a Proton-M rocket carrying three Glonass navigation satellites from the Baikonur space centre Friday after a 24-hour delay due to technical reasons, ... Read more...

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China to launch spacecraft


October 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China will launch a spacecraft that will perform the country's first docking with a space lab module.The country will launch the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft in early November ... Read more...

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Russia to rent pilot training facilities in Ukraine


October 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to rent facilities on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula for naval pilot training, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said.In line with a 1997 bilateral ... Read more...

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Indian rocket crosses half century of satellite launches


October 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) India's most successful rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), Wednesday exceeded a half century of satellite launches when it slung four satellites ... Read more...

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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...

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Indian rocket hurls aloft four satellites


October 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) An Indian rocket blasted off from the spaceport here Wednesday to place into orbit an Indo-French satellite to study the tropical weather system ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch countdown makes smooth progress


October 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The countdown to Wednesday's launch of the Indian PSLV rocket ferrying four satellites is progressing smoothly, with the fourth stage fully fuelled up, said an ... Read more...

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Move over, Malaika… here comes ‘Imported Kamariya’


September 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) English girl Scarlet Mellish Wilson is the latest item girl to hit Bollywood with Dibakar Bannerjee's "Shanghai" and the director says she is one of the ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $170 mn on modernising space centre


September 7th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will spend over five billion rubles ($170 million) on the development and expansion of the Plesetsk space centre in northern Russia this year, Space ... Read more...

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Kangana is very professional, helpful: Anuj Saxena


August 29th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Anuj Saxena has words of praise for Kangana Ranaut with whom he was rumoured to have had an altercation over his film "One And ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for launch Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The stage is set for the Friday launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17) ferrying the 1,140 kg GSAT-12 communication satellite.The rocket will blast-off ... Read more...

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India to launch communication satellite July 15


June 30th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket will blast off July 15 evening carrying a communication satellite with transponders for communication and weather forceast services, ... Read more...

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Pakistan golf officials want India to revive Kirlosker Trophy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) is trying to persuade the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to revive the prestigious Kirlosker Trophy - a tournament featuring leading golfers ... Read more...

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Delhi girls dominate Ford’s supermodel final list


June 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The final list of the Ford Supermodel of the World-India contest is out - and Delhi girls dominate, with eight of the 20 from ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavour lands safely


June 1st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the end of an era when the space shuttle Endeavour made its landing. The trip which lasted 16 days was the last for ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth after final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The space shuttle Endeavour landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday bringing its 25th and final spaceflight to a close.The landing, two days ... Read more...

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Super Kings crush Royal Challengers to retain IPL title (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Powered by a century partnership between openers Michael Hussey (63, 45 balls) and Murali Vijay (95, 52 balls) followed by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's three-wicket haul, the ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare is anti-Dalit: Mayawati


May 13th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare has laid bare his anti-Dalit mindset by not including even one member from the community on the anti-graft Lokpal Bill drafting committee, ... Read more...

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Eight Indian exhibitors to participate in BroadcastAsia2011


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Highlighting the latest in 3D, special effects technologies and Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV), BroadcastAsia2011, the acclaimed trade event for the broadcasting, digital media and ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords’ husband’s space shuttle Endeavor’s launch postponed


April 30th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technical problems have forced NASA to postpone the launch of the Endeavor. The space shuttle was expected to be launched on Friday but NASA says it ... Read more...

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Varanasi is Anna’s launch pad for spreading movement


April 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) The pilgrim city of Varanasi will be the launch pad for a nationwide expansion of social activist Anna Hazare's battle against corruption. He arrives Friday for ... Read more...

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A diploma course in traditional Oriya cuisine


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi-based Hotel Management Institute has launched a six-month course on traditional cuisine of Orissa to promote its authentic food in the rest of the world.The ... Read more...

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Australia must use long off-season to revive its fortunes: Clarke


April 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 15 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his team must use the long off-season break as a launch pad for returning to the top of world cricket.Australian players now ... Read more...

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I’m not a rocket that’d be launched repeatedly: Shraddha Kapoor


April 6th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Shakti Kapoor's daughter Shraddha, who made her debut with "Teen Patti", has bagged lead role in "Luv Ka The End" and says she takes it ... Read more...

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New crew head for space from same launch pad used by Yuri Gagarin


April 5th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A week before the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, three astronauts headed for the International Space Station from Russia's launch pad in Kazakhstan at 6:18 p.m. ... Read more...

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Dileep Shukla may script ‘Dabangg 2′ story


March 10th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Producer Arbaaz Khan, who is ready to turn director with "Dabangg 2", says he is in talks with Dileep Shukla to write the sequel."We are in ... Read more...

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Deepa Malik: Aiming high from the wheelchair (With image)


March 9th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) For the champion athlete, adventurer and mother of two, the wheelchair has not been a resting place but a launch pad to reach out to ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake to have a new Whitney Houston


February 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake in the pipeline


February 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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North Korea’s new missile launch tower may allow it to strike US directly


February 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): North Korea has reportedly completed a launch tower at its Tongchang-ri missile base, which is seen as a key step in the country's quest for an intercontinental ballistic missile ... Read more...

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(After 1) Amar Singh: left to fighting for lost causes?


December 29th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Ousted Samajwadi party leader Amar Singh, who for years remained the last word in Mulayam Singh Yadav's party, appears to be fighting a losing battle ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for GSAT launch Saturday


December 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The 30-hour countdown for the launch of advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P started 10.04 Friday morning at the Sriharikota rocket launch centre, about 80 km from Chennai, an ... Read more...

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