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BANGALORE: “Just as we had promised, we have given India the moon,” said G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, after the Moon Impact Probe (MIP) onboard Chandrayaan-1 successfully ejected and landed ...
Indigenous effort all the way
CHENNAI: What was extraordinary about the historic event of Chandrayaan-1’s probe landing on the moon on Friday night was that the spacecraft was built in India, it was put into orbit by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C11, and the launch took ...
IAF officer killed in naxalite attack on copter
RAIPUR: A non-commissioned officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was killed and a Squadron Leader injured when suspected naxalites attacked their helicopter as soon as it took off from Bijapur in South Bastar. The helicopter was ...
55% turnout of voters in Chhattisgarh
NEW DELHI: Nearly 55 per cent of the 63.97 lakh electors turned out on Friday to cast their votes in the first phase of polling in 39 constituencies spread over 10 districts in Chhattisgarh to elect a new Assembly in the State. Briefing ...
Nations do not bomb their own people: Karunanidhi
CHENNAI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should explain to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa that nations do not bomb their own people merely because there are terrorists in their midst, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has ...
What’s in store for the Washington Summit
The key point is we must agree to a new order of global oversight: Chidambaram
Credibility problem facing Washington summit
Washington: The Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy, which opened over dinner Friday evening at the White House, faces a major credibility problem, notwithstanding the cautious optimism expressed by official India ahead of the ...
It will be neck and neck in Chhattisgarh phase II poll
Congress, BJP locked in tough contest in 51 constituencies; elections on November 20
Development versus graft-free governance in Mizoram
MNF, Congress, UDA gearing up for polls
Poll panel rules out postponement in J&K
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Friday ruled out postponement of the first phase of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, scheduled for November 17, because of heavy snowfall in the Valley particularly in the election-bound segments. ...
Pandey remanded to police custody
Court allows brain-mapping and narco analysis on him
Trinamool leader Ajit Panja dead
Kolkata: Ajit Panja, former Union Minister and one of the founder members of the Trinamool Congress, died at a private hospital here on Friday. He was 72 and is survived by a son and a daughter. He was suffering from ...
Tata Sons, DoCoMo announce open offer
Offer begins on January 8 and closes on January 27, 2009
Yuvraj’s fireworks set Rajkot ablaze
England surrenders meekly in the first ODI
It is one of my best: Yuvraj
Rajkot: Yuvraj Singh termed his unbeaten 138 as one of the best innings he has played in One-Day Internationals. “It is one of the best. I haven’t scored much in the last few games and when I went in, Virender Sehwag and ...
Joshna Chinappa makes history
Chennai: Joshna Chinappa became the first Indian woman to claim a WISPA title, when she defeated Malaysia’s Low Wee Wern 11-8, 11-5, 11-3 in the final of the NSC Super Satellite (No.3) squash tournament at the National Squash Centre, ...
Planets outside the solar system
A little more of the universe has been pried out of the shadows. Two groups of astronomers have taken the first pictures of what are most likely planets going around other stars. The achievement, the result of years of effort on ...
Chandrayaan team over the moon
CHENNAI: “The Chandrayaan-1 team is over the moon,” exulted M. Annadurai, Project Director, when the Moon Impact Probe of the spacecraft crashed on the lunar surface at 8.31 p.m. IST. The MIP ejected at 8.06 p.m. When the ...
New Delhi: Political leaders on Friday hailed Chandrayaan-1’s landing of probe —with tricolour painted on its sides — on the Moon as an “inspirational and momentous” achievement for Indian space scientists to ...
U.S. trade mission to visit hubs of Indian nuclear industry
“Gift to children of India”
CHENNAI: “This is ISRO’s gift to the children of India on the occasion of Children’s Day,” said M. Annadurai, Project Director, Chandrayaan-1, when the Moon Impact Probe (MIP) crash-landed on the Moon at ...
25 teams formed to nab accused involved in clash
CHENNAI: K. Radhakrishnan, who took charge as the new Commissioner of Police here on Friday, formed 25 special teams to nab students involved in the Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College clash here. Addressing a press conference, the ...
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