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Indian rocket lifts off with communication satellite
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 5 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying communication satellite successfully lifted off from the Sriharikota spaceport here Sunday.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 4:36:09 PM

Indian rocket with communication satellite blasts off
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 5 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying communication satellite lifted off from the Sriharikota spaceport here Sunday.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 4:24:06 PM

GSLV rocket's success will mean immense savings: ISRO chief
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) The successful launch of India's heavier rocket - the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D5 (GSLV-D5) - Sunday not only means the indigenous cryogenic engine is performing well but also would pave way for sizeable savings, the space agency's chief said Saturday.

Saturday, January 04, 2014 6:28:03 PM

Countdown for India joining cryogenic rocket club begins
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India's heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-development 5 (GSLV-D5) with the indigenous engine began Saturday 11.18 a.m. at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.

Saturday, January 04, 2014 11:34:03 AM

India's tallest ATC tower becomes operational in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) India's tallest Air Traffic Control tower, the height of a 30-storey skyscraper, was commissioned at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Wednesday, an official said.

Wednesday, January 01, 2014 12:24:03 PM

Five ways you could be snooped on in 2014 (Comment, Special to IANS)
The United States National Security Agency, Prism, its clandestine mass electronic surveillance data mining programme and whistleblower Edward Joseph Snowden. Back home, the Amit Shah tapes and the Central Monitoring System. You'd think, 2013 was the year of government-sponsored snooping. But you ain't seen nothing yet.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 2:06:16 PM

Successful Mars mission helps ISRO end year on high note (2013 in Retrospect)
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The successful launch of India's first inter-planetary Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the sending up of India's first navigation satellite midnight, the launch of the Indo-French satellite SARAL, and signing up a couple of satellite launch contracts - all these put Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2013 amongst the select group of space-faring nations on a couple of counts.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:30:08 PM

India's Antarctica station at par with world: Geologist Sudipta Sengupta (Interview)
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Thirty years after she first set foot on Antarctica, celebrated geologist Sudipta Sengupta - one of the first Indian women to visit Earth's southernmost continent in 1983 - said improved technology has brought Indian stations on the ice at par with the world.

Sunday, December 22, 2013 12:46:09 PM

Beware of fake profiles on Indian Mars mission
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian space agency Monday cautioned people on forged profiles about its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Monday, December 16, 2013 10:30:05 PM

ISRO to decide Dec 27 on GSAT-14 launch date
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian space agency Dec 27 would decide the date for the launch of communication satellite GSAT-14 using its heavier rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), said a senior official.

Monday, December 16, 2013 1:36:14 PM

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