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Count down for 100th Indian rocket launch begins Friday morning


September 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The 51-hour count down for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, would begin Friday at 6.51 a.m. at the ... 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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US confronts China over North Korean rocket launcher


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The White House has accused China of supplying North Korea with technology for a missile launcher that was showcased in a military parade in Pyongyang last ... 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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Tamil Nadu woman behind satellite launch Thursday


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will have special reason to cheer Thursday when an Indian rocket puts Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) into orbit and the remote sensing satellite ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens to ‘blow up’ Seoul


April 20th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has reportedly threatened military action against South Korea unless Seoul apologises for "insulting" the centenary celebrations of Pyongyang's late founding leader Kim Il-sung.Pyongyang ... Read more...

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South Korea puts new cruise missile into service


April 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS /RIA Novosti) South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighbouring North ... Read more...

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India’s role in Asia-Pacific enormously important: US


April 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday held their fifth regional dialogue on Asia-Pacific to take stock of the present strategic, economic and security situation in ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns North Korean rocket launch


April 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions."The Security Council deplores ... Read more...

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India, US to discuss China, Myanmar


April 17th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Against the backdrop of tensions in South China Sea and the recent defiant rocket launch by North Korea, India and the US Tuesday will hold ... Read more...

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Russia opposes new sanctions against North Korea


April 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday opposed new sanctions against North Korea after the country's much-hyped rocket launch failed."We do not believe in new sanctions, ... Read more...

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India concerned at North Korea’s rocket launch attempt


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace ... Read more...

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`North Koreans to try next missile launch in 2-3 years’


April 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that a North Korean rocket plunged into the Yellow Sea Friday morning will not spell the end of North Korea's rocket programme, said a ... Read more...

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North Korea rocket launch fails (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) A North Korean satellite, which South Korea calls a "ballistic missile", failed to enter orbit after its launch Friday morning, the official KCNA news agency reported.Scientists ... Read more...

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North Korea launches long-range rocket: reports (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang/Washington, April 13 (IANS) Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday, reported CNN citing two US officials.International leaders had urged North Korea ... Read more...

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North Korea launches rocket: US


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday in defiance of warnings from the international community, reported CNN citing two US officials.International ... Read more...

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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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Japan resolution against North Korea’s rocket launch


April 12th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) The lower house of Japan's parliament Thursday approved a resolution against the planned satellite launch by North Korea this month.The resolution said moves that will damage ... 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 threatens to bury enemies at sea


April 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is ... Read more...

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Japan prepares to intercept North Korean rocket


March 30th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 30 (IANS) Japanese Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka ordered the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) Friday to intercept a North Korean rocket launch, if necessary.The minister issued the order after telling ... Read more...

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North Korea snubs Obama over satellite launch


March 27th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) In a snub to US President Barack Obama over his appeal to North Korea about its satellite-launch plan in April, Pyongyang Tuesday vowed to go ... Read more...

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Obama wants North Korea to drop rocket launch (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday pressed North Korea to drop its plan for a rocket launch, saying the move could scuttle a food aid deal ... Read more...

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North Korean rocket launch plan is destablising: US


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US Defence Department has said the April launch of a long-range rocket announced by North Korea would violate UN resolutions and represents a destabilising influence ... 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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Documentary hails North Korea’s new leader


January 9th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's state television Sunday aired a documentary about the country's new leader Kim Jong-un, in which he is shown inspecting troops and manoeuvring a ... 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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Iran denies launching missile in Persian Gulf


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-ranking Iranian Navy official has denied the country test-launched a wide-range missile during ongoing sea exercises in the Persian Gulf, saying that the launch ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch delayed by a minute to avoid space collision


October 12th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A lot can happen in a matter of one minute, officials said Wednesday about the postponement of a rocket launch by 60 seconds ... 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 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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India primes for weather rocket blast-off Oct 12


October 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) India is priming to fire into orbit Oct 12 a satellite designed to help study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropics, the country's space ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for Friday rocket launch


July 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Countdown for the Friday evening launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17), carrying a communication satellite, started at 11.48 a.m. Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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Antony for self-sufficiency in advanced rocket propellants


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday called upon the scientific community to move with the times and stressed on the need for self-sufficiency in the country's ... Read more...

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Countdown for Indian rocket launch begins


April 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, started early ... Read more...

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