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Indian rocket with navigation satellite blasts off

Indian rocket with navigation satellite blasts off

  • April 28 2016

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 : An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket lifted off successfully on Thursday afternoon with the country's seventh and final navigation satellite [...]

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Researchers using Big Data to study crowd dynamics at Simhastha Kumbh

Researchers using Big Data to study crowd dynamics at Simhastha Kumbh

  • April 27 2016

Kolkata, April 27 : A group of Indian researchers is leading a global team of experts to unravel crowd dynamics during the Simhastha Kumbh in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh using Big Data and Internet of T [...]

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India's navigation satellite launch countdown progressing smoothly

India's navigation satellite launch countdown progressing smoothly

  • April 27 2016

Chennai, April 27 : The 51 hour, 30 minute countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket with the country's seventh navigation satellite scheduled for Thursday is proceeding normally, the Indian Space [...]

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Carbon storage in tropical forests linked to wildlife conservation

Carbon storage in tropical forests linked to wildlife conservation

  • April 26 2016

Kolkata, April 26 : Conserving wildlife can benefit carbon storage in tropical forests across the world and contribute to controlling global warming, says a new study conducted by an international co [...]

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Fire destroys National Museum of Natural History

Fire destroys National Museum of Natural History

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : A massive fire destroyed the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) here early on Tuesday, reducing its priceless collection including fossils to ashes, officials said. The [...]

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Countdown starts for launch of India's navigation satellite

Countdown starts for launch of India's navigation satellite

  • April 26 2016

Chennai, April 26 : The 51.30 hour countdown for the launch of India's seventh and final navigation satellite on April 28 afternoon begun at 9.20 a.m on Tuesday at Sriharikota rocket port of Indian S [...]

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Make your own auto fuel with used cooking oil

Make your own auto fuel with used cooking oil

  • April 25 2016

Bengaluru, April 25 : Do not throw away leftover cooking oil. You can convert it into biodiesel in a microwave and use that to run your car. Turning cooking oil into auto fuel in an economical way i [...]

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India to test reusable launch vehicle in June

India to test reusable launch vehicle in June

  • April 23 2016

Bengaluru, April 23 : India is set to flight test, in June, a home-grown reusable launch vehicle to demonstrate its capability to re-enter atmosphere and return to earth for more space missions, a to [...]

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Pharmaceuticals safe in PET packaging: High-level committee

Pharmaceuticals safe in PET packaging: High-level committee

  • April 22 2016

New Delhi, April 22 : Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) usage in pharmaceutical packaging does not pose a threat to human health and can be practiced with assurance of safety, said the report of a hig [...]

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N. Damayanti first from northeast to head Anatomical Society of India

N. Damayanti first from northeast to head Anatomical Society of India

  • April 22 2016

Imphal, April 22 : N. Damayanti, a professor at a medical college here, has become the first anatomist from the northeastern region to become the president of the Anatomical Society of India. She is [...]