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Agni 5 Successfully launched, Beijing in Range of India

Agni 5 Successfully launched, Beijing in Range of India

India’s Intercontinental surface to surface ballistic missile Agni 5 capable of delivering nuclear warhead with high precision, was successfully launched on 15th September. DRDO has already achieved this feat last year. DRDO  said in a press release A symbol of DRDO’s technological excellence and India’s strength, the missile took off majestically at 0850 hrs from DRDO’s Launch Complex at [...]

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NASA Hubble Telescope Sees a Cosmic Caterpillar

NASA Hubble Telescope Sees a Cosmic Caterpillar

This light-year-long knot of interstellar gas and dust resembles a caterpillar on its way to a feast. But the meat of the story is not only what this cosmic caterpillar eats for lunch, but also what’s eating it. Harsh winds from extremely bright stars are blasting ultraviolet radiation at this “wanna-be” star and sculpting the [...]

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Saudi Arabia passes landmark domestic abuse law

Saudi Arabia passes landmark domestic abuse law

In a move which could be described as first move towards the emancipation of women in Arab world Saudi Arabia has passed a landmark legislation “criminalizing domestic violence”. Few months back King Khalid Foundation launched a marketing campaign “No More Abuse” an anti-domestic abuse campaign in Saudi Arabia which aims to create awareness and to fight [...]

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India’s Advanced Communication Satellite GSAT-7 Launched Successfully

India’s Advanced Communication Satellite GSAT-7 Launched Successfully

India’s advanced multi-band communication satellite, GSAT-7, was successfully launched at 0200 hrs IST today (August 30, 2013) by the Ariane-5 launch vehicle of Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana. Ariane-5 precisely placed GSAT-7 into the intended Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) after a flight of 34 minutes 25 seconds duration. As planned, ISRO’s Master Control Facility (MCF) [...]

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Cyclone Nilam is top trend on Twitter in Indian Subcontinent

Cyclone Nilam is top trend on Twitter in Indian Subcontinent

Pic Courtesy: Google Earth Today Meteorological Department of India posted two warning message on their official Facebook page about cyclone Nilam. First message five hours ago says CYCLONE ALERT : Cyclonic Storm (Nilam) lies centred at 0300 UTC of today, over southwest Bay of Bengal within half a degree of Lat. 9.0° N / Long. 82.0° E, about 500 kms south-southeast of Chennai. [...]

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Sandy has routed all other news agenda also

Sandy has routed all other news agenda also

Storm Sandy has not only routed eastern coast of US but all news agendas on internet also. Sandy a late season tropical cyclone has impacted United States from New York to West Virginia. NYSE Euronext has closed US markets on 29th Oct due to safety concerns raised in context of Hurricane Sandy and a pending confirmation for 30th October. [...]

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