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First American woman in space dies of cancer


July 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) After a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Sally Ride, the first US female astronaut, died Monday in California. She was 61, reported Xinhua."Sally lived her ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy! (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for the next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy!


March 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for its next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four golds take India’s tally to 14 (Roundup)


November 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) Four golds in athletics, boxing and kabaddi came India's way on the penultimate day of the Asian Games Friday to take the country's tally to 14. With three ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: Relay team gives gold, Preeja silver (Roundup)


November 26th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian athletes churned out their best performance in Asian Games by winning five gold medals and ended the final day of the track and field events on a ... Read more...

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Asian Games: India’s gold tally rises to 13 (Evening Lead)


November 26th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) The women's 4X400 metres relay quartet and the men's and women's kabaddi teams won golds at the Asian Games here Friday to take the country's tally to 13. ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: India win gold in women’s 4×400m relay


November 26th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian women's 4x400m relay team, in a sensational burst, defended their gold medal in the Asian Games here Friday.The victory gave India its fifth gold in athletics, ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: Disappointing day for India


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for India in the track and field competitions as none of the athletes made it to the podium in the Asian Games here ... Read more...

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