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Russia to spend $21 bn on space industry


September 11th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spend 670 billion rubles ($21 billion) to develop its space industry in the coming years, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday."This is big ... Read more...

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Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasts off


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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Manmohan watches as 100th Indian space mission blasts off (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a perfect 100! (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully launched into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a ton, ready for more (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully put into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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Space centre chief loses job over failed launches


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Vladimir Nesterov as general director of the Khrunichev Space Center, the state press service reported Monday.The Russian space industry ... Read more...

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Russian rocket fails to put two satellites in orbit (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket failed to put into orbit two telecommunications satellites due to problems in its booster stage, federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.Russia Monday ... Read more...

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China launches two satellites


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.The launch of the 12th and 13th satellites for the Beidou global navigation and positioning network ... Read more...

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I am ready for an inquiry, says Madhavan Nair


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair reiterated Friday that he had done no wrong in the controversial Antrix deal and was ready to face an ... Read more...

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Antrix moves court to stall Devas’ arbitration bid


February 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Antrix Corp, the Indian space agency's commercial arm, has moved a court here to restrain Devas Multimedia Services Corp Ltd. from proceeding ahead with its ... Read more...

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Devas deal cancelled for national security: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) The central government cancelled the Antrix Corporation-Devas Multimedia deal for reasons of national security and not for purported loss of revenue in sale of spectrum, ... Read more...

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Devas deal: Former ISRO chief, three others blamed; deny charges (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team probing the Antrix-Devas deal has indicted former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and three other scientists for the controversial contract that resulted ... Read more...

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Devas deal: Probe team indicts ex-ISRO chief, three others (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed the controversial Antrix-Devas deal has indicted former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and three other scientists for the controversial contract ... Read more...

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No cheap selling of spectrum in Antrix-Devas deal: Review Committee


February 5th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia may not have resulted in huge revenue loss for ... Read more...

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Nair, three others found responsible for Antrix-Devas deal (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former ... Read more...

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Nair, three others found responsible for controversial deal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. ... Read more...

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China sends two satellites into space


November 20th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China Sunday put two satellites into orbit, Xinhua reported.Chuangxin 1-03 and Shiyan Satellite 4 were launched on a Long March 2D carrier rocket at 8.15 a.m. ... Read more...

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Iran to launch three new satellites


November 13th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Iran plans to launch three new domestically-manufactured satellites, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said.The satellites named Fajr (Dawn), Navid (Promise) and Tolou (Sunrise) will be launched ... Read more...

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Russia plans three space launches in August


July 30th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said Friday it plans to launch two satellites and a space freighter in August.The Express-AM4 satellite will be launched Aug 18 ... Read more...

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Sukhois detected an aircraft-like something in Bhutan: IAF


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday said images taken by two Sukhoi aircraft have detected "an aircraft-like something" in an area in Bhutan, giving out ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister narrows down (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Indian authorities Monday zeroed in on three probable locations to track down the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu that went missing two ... Read more...

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Aerial search resumes for Arunachal CM’s missing chopper


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Braving inclement weather, two Mi-17 helicopters early Monday launched a massive search and rescue mission to trace the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister still untraced


May 1st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu remained untraced for the second day Sunday even as search operations on the ground by army ... Read more...

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Eyewitnesses in Bhutan say they saw chopper trying to land


May 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar/Guwahati, May 1 (ANI): Official sources in the Arunachal Pradesh Government have said they are attempting to get in touch with some witnesses in Bhutan who have claimed seeing a chopper ... Read more...

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Government to make official statement on missing chopper


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanasamy Sunday said a formal statement with authenticated information on the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans says missing chopper was in perfect condition


May 1st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): Even as bad weather is hampering search operations for a missing chopper that was carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others, Pawan Hans ... Read more...

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Two Sukhoi jets, 30 other aircraft searching for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Itanagar/Bareilly, May 1 (ANI): Two Sukhoi aircraft and about 30 other Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft have been deployed to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.The Sukhoi ... Read more...

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ISRO deploys satellites to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh CM


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has deployed two satellites to search for the missing chopper of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.ISRO sources said that they ... Read more...

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UAE launches satellite from French Guiana


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday successfully launched its communications satellite from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.An Ariane 5 rocket carrying the satellite ... Read more...

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Russian satellite loses link with ground control


March 12th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS) A Russian military satellite lost its communications link with the ground control centre, after it reportedly ran out of fuel, a media report said.The geostationary military ... Read more...

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Report on Devas-Antrix deal soon, says government


March 10th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government Thursday said the panel probing the controversial deal between the Indian space agency's commercial arm Antrix and private firm Devas for S-band ... Read more...

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ISRO tests rocket motor, delays satellite launch


February 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) After 16 successful launches of its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in the last 17 years, the Indian space agency is now testing ... Read more...

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Indian space agency postpones remote sensing satellite’s launch


February 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Not wanting to risk a failure of its lucrative Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and to be doubly sure about the on-flight performance of the various subsystems, ... Read more...

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PMO did not approve S-band spectrum deal: Manmohan Singh


February 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said neither his office nor the cabinet had approved the 2005 agreement to allocate S-band spectrum to the ... Read more...

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Cabinet not informed of S-band commitment in ISRO-Devas deal: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday that the cabinet had not been informed that the 2005 agreement between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and Devas also involved ... Read more...

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