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Britain braces for Arctic cold


April 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Britain is bracing for another bout of Arctic weather over the next few days with temperatures plunging to their lowest since Christmas.Fierce winds will roar in ... Read more...

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Senior space scientist describes GSLV failure “a tragic incident”


December 25th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.25 (ANI): Senior space scientist Professor Yashpal described the failure of the GSAT-5P communication satellite launch today as a very tragic incident.In his first reaction to the failure of ... Read more...

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GSLV launch suffers technical failure at Stage One


December 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 25 (ANI): The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-5P on board GSLV-F06 vehicle from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre in Tamil Nadu failed on Saturday due to technical ... Read more...

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GSAT satellite all set for launch (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) Advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will ensure continuity of telecom, television and weather services after an earlier satellite is retired, will be launched at the Sriharikota rocket ... Read more...

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Countdown for GSAT satellite launch begins


December 25th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P - which will ensure continuity of telecom, television and weather services after an earlier satellite is retired - is set to be launched ... Read more...

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ISRO gears up for Dec 25 GSAT launch


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian space scientists are gearing up for the Dec 25 launch of the advanced communications satellite GSAT-5P. The new entrant will retire INSAT-2E sent up in 1999 ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communications satellite Dec 25 (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations into a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will celebrate Christmas by launching an advanced ... Read more...

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Indian rocket’s cryogenic engine valve is fine: ISRO


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations on a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was Wednesday readying for the launch of an ... Read more...

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ISRO to decide on delayed rocket launch Wednesday


December 21st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will Wednesday take a decision on the delayed rocket launch, meant to put an advanced communications satellite into orbit, after getting ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian scientists to decide Tuesday on rocket launch (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) With a leak in one of the engine valves forcing postponement of the GSLV rocket launch, Indian and Russian space scientists are to conduct some tests Tuesday ... Read more...

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India’s rocket launch postponed


December 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has postponed Monday's rocket launch, meant to put an advanced communications satellite into orbit, following the detection of a leak in ... Read more...

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Countdown for India’s advanced satellite launch begins Sunday


December 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) The countdown for Monday's launch of India's heaviest communication satellite, meant to retire an earlier one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of telecom, TV and ... Read more...

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Indian satellite launch vehicle now taller, heavier (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's satellite launch vehicle, which is scheduled to blast off Monday with an advanced communication satellite to retire one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of ... Read more...

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Indian agency set to launch heaviest satellite for telecom, TV


December 16th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) were set to launch their heaviest satellite from near here Monday to retire an old one sent ... Read more...

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Circumnavigating Indian vessel leaves South Africa for Mumbai (With Image)


April 7th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel, Mhadei, currently on a solo circumnavigation of the globe, started on its last leg for home from the Cape of Good Hope in ... Read more...

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India Meteorological Department turns 135 Friday


January 14th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) that gives you the daily update on weather forecast turns 135 Friday and the institution will showcase its journey through an ... Read more...

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Indian, Finnish firms sign 13 partnership deals


November 28th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A Finnish delegation has signed 13 partnership deals with Indian companies during a joint business forum held here. The delegation, comprising more than 100 members, has signed ... Read more...

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US adults use over 300 billion weather forecasts annually: Survey


June 24th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Americans use a total of 300 billion weather forecasts in a single year, according to a survey.The new nationwide survey by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric ... Read more...

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India Meteorological Department Foundation Day today


January 15th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is celebrating its 134th Foundation Day today. The day is being celebrated to commemorate taking over of H. F. Blanford as ... Read more...

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Cuba evacuates west coast as hurricane Gustav approaches


August 30th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 30 (DPA) The Cuban government evacuated areas of the country's west as hurricane Gustav approached, prompting authorities to elevate to the highest state of readiness.The hurricane strengthened into a "major" ... Read more...

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