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Pirates seize Italian ship off Oman

April 21st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 21 (IANS/AKI) Pirates hijacked an Italian cargo ship in the Arabian Sea with 21 crew members, including six Italians, on board, the Italian government confirmed Thursday."At the time ... Read more...

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Budget for Indian space agency up by 58 percent (Lead)

February 26th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian space programme got a booster dose Friday with its plan allocation for fiscal 2010-11 rocketing up by 58 percent over that of previous year in the ... Read more...

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India hopes to join cryogenic rocket engine club January 2010

December 4th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) India's heaviest rocket - the 49-metre tall, 414-tonne Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV), powered by the indigenous cryogenic engine, will be launched in January 2010, ... Read more...

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US charges former NASA, Pentagon scientist with espionage

October 20th, 2009 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (DPA) A US scientist was arrested Monday and charged with attempted espionage after trying to sell secret documents to an undercover agent he believed was an Israeli spy, the ... Read more...

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Pak unveils plans to acquire nuke power plants

September 19th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.19 (ANI): Pakistan today unveiled plans to acquire more nuclear plants and a satellite communications system. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani announced the setting up of a committee to work out ... Read more...

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Singapore university and US air force tie-up

February 27th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, Feb 27 (DPA) Students from Singapore can look forward to designing satellites under a tie-up between Nanyang Technological University and the US Air Force Academy, NTU confirmed Wednesday. The agreement is ... Read more...

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