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China to launch spacecraft for manned space docking

June 9th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China will launch a spacecraft in mid-June to carry out the country's first manned space docking mission with an orbiting space lab module, a spokesperson said ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronauts may catch flight

March 12th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The initial selection of crew members for China's first manned space docking mission has been completed, and it includes female astronauts, an official said.But the final ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes 2.2 tonnes of cocaine

September 13th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities intercepted a speedboat carrying 2.2 tonnes of cocaine and arrested the vessel's four-person crew, an official said.The operation took place Saturday night in the ... 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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Tiger Woods resorts to “Privacy” to save his marriage

February 3rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Feb 3 (ANI): Shamed Tiger Woods has asked his estranged wife Elin Nordegren to join him on his yacht Privacy as they sail through the Caribbean, in a bid to ... Read more...

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US astronaut loves tangy fish curry and dances to Bihu

September 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Sep 5 (IANS) From the tangy fish curry to the very typical Assamese delicacy khar and a penchant for the foot stomping Bihu dance of Assam, US astronaut ... Read more...

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Obama creates history with first all-female helicopter flight

July 18th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): For the first time in history US President Barack Obama flew in a chopper manned by an all-female Marine Corps crew.Maj. Jennifer L. Grieves, who ... Read more...

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India to build capsule to carry two-person crew into space by 2015

July 9th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Despite the economic slowdown, the Indian government plans to hike its science budget, with special emphasis on developing semi-cryogenic rocket engines, building a space capsule to carry a ... Read more...

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Race is on for crashed Air France AF447 black boxes

June 3rd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
French and Brazilian authorities are now in a race against time to recover the black box flight data recorders from crashed Air France flight AF447. Brazilian authorities have confirmed that two debris ... Read more...

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Death list from Air France AF447 includes royalty, doctors, dancers and students

June 3rd, 2009 - 3:08 am ICT by John Le Fevre
While Air France is yet to release a passenger name list of those onboard its ill-fated flight AF447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that disappeared over the Atlantic ocean, some ... Read more...

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Terrorism a possible cause for AF447 death plunge

June 2nd, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
French Defense Minister Herve Morin has said an act of terrorism cannot be ruled out in the disappearance and presumed crash of Air France flight AF447. Morin told Europe 1 radio, "we ... Read more...

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AF447 flight of death official timeline

June 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by John Le Fevre
A massive mid-Atlantic air search remains underway for Air France flight AF447 that lost contact with Brazilian air traffic controllers while traveling at 35,000 feet (10,600 meters). Air France flight AF447 left ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery arrives at space station

June 3rd, 2008 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 3 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery docked Monday at the International Space Station after the day-and-half journey from Earth, carrying an enormous Japanese-made research module and a small Russian-made pump for ... Read more...

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Green Hollywood A-listers fuel-guzzling fiends

May 11th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 11 (ANI): They profess great concern for the earth, air and oceans but when it comes to themselves, the worlds top celebrities are total hypocrites.Some of the ... Read more...

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We work hard for environmental causes: Trudie

April 27th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 27 (IANS) Rocker Sting's wife Trudie agrees with critics who claim the couple is hypocritical on their position on global warming when they themselves add to the problem by flying ... Read more...

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