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July 27, 2016
ISRO to launch weather satellite next month
Chennai (IANS) Jul 26, 2016
India will launch a weather satellite next month with its heavy rocket, the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-Mk II), Indian space agency chief A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Friday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch INSAT-3DR next month with its GSLV rocket, said Kiran Kumar at the Madras Institute of Technology Alumni Association meeting here. He also said ISRO is targeting to increase the number of its satellite and rocket launches from the current six-e ... read more

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Flood, landslides kill 33 after heavy rains in Nepal
At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal and dozens more are missing, a government official said Wednesday. ... more

Chinese demolitions at Buddhist institute draw fire
Rights groups on Tuesday called for Chinese authorities to stop forced demolitions at one of the world's biggest Tibetan Buddhist institutes, saying the move was an attempt to "severely restrict" religious freedoms. ... more

India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid
India will continue to engage China in order to obtain support for its inclusion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj said in the Parliament. "If someone do ... more
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Indian Scientists Go Nuclear to Provide Pure Water to Thirsty Sub-Continent
India may soon be able to achieve one of its most challenging development goals yet - providing safe, potable drinking water to a population of over 1.2 billion. Indian nuclear scientists have ... more


Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector
A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Chinese anger as journalists forced to leave India
India has refused to renew the visas of a group of journalists from China's state-run Xinhua news agency, government sources said Monday, after they reportedly made unauthorised visits to Tibetan refugee camps. ... more

China slams US Republicans for 'groundless accusations'
China on Thursday warned the Donald Trump-fronted US Republican Party against making "groundless accusations" after it accused Beijing of cultural genocide and said its economy was based on piracy. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India Set to Test Domestically-Produced Scramjet Engine in Third Quarter

N. Korea says any further nuclear test depends on US

SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

US tells Beijing sea patrols will continue: official

China builds massive seaplane: state media

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

CACI International to support U.S. Cyber Command


Transport ministers to discuss future of MH370 search
Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet Friday to discuss the future of the frustrating deep-sea search for missing flight MH370, officials said Wednesday. ... more

India Will No Longer Require Israel's Heron or US Predator Drones
India's defense forces will require more than 5,000 UAVs in the coming ten years. If successful, the soon-to-be-tested Rustom II will eliminate the need for India to import UAVs from the US and Isra ... more

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November
The reactor at the second unit of India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) may start commercial operations in November, Russian energy company Rosatom's representative in India Natalia Kudryasho ... more
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AAA: Gas prices at a 12-year low
Gasoline production in the United States is at an all-time high, pushing retail prices to their lowest point in more than a decade, motor club AAA reports. ... more

India court orders old cars deregistered in smog-hit Delhi
India's environment court Monday ordered all diesel vehicles older than 10 years be deregistered in New Delhi, strengthening a ban on pollution-spewing cars partly blamed for the capital's toxic air, a lawyer said. ... more
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US, Senegal troops wind up first-ever emergency exercise


India May Buy Russian Microcircuits for Its Space Program
Russia's Angstrem microelectronics manufacturer is in talks on supplying some 10,000 radiation-resistant circuits for India's space program, local media said Tuesday. Angstrem has contacted a ... more

A giant quake may lurk under Bangladesh and beyond
A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie ... more

Tibet 'consensus' slammed by rights group
A rights group on Tuesday slammed foreign representatives for attending a Chinese government-organised forum in Tibet that claimed international support for a "Lhasa Consensus" on economic development in the mainly Buddhist region. ... more

Rare Indian rhinos face growing threat from poachers
As night falls over the lush plains of India's Kaziranga national park, a small group of lightly armed forest guards sets out on foot to protect the world's largest population of one-horned rhinos. ... more

15 dead from floods in central India
Flash floods from torrential downpours in the in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have killed 15 people, with seven deaths over the weekend, and left thousands of people displaced, authorities said Sunday. ... more


IAI successfully tests MRSAM defense system
Israel Aerospace Industries has reported a successful test firing of its medium-range surface-to-air missile defense system, or MRSAM, the company said Thursday. ... more

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China, India eye Asian Century as Brexit rattles old order


Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018


Hindustan Aeronautics hands over first Tejas jets


Nepal selling rice donated for quake victims


Electric Boat gets $116 million for Virginia-class sub work


India's Modi heads to Africa with an eye on China


Bangladesh coal plant threatens World Heritage mangrove: petition


Study finds that plant growth responses to high carbon dioxide depend on symbiotic fungi


Landslides and flooding kill 25 in India


Frigate birds soar without landing for weeks at a time

Sri Lanka's latest status symbol, a baby elephant

Varunastra missile handed over to Indian navy

Signs of 'healing' ozone layer over Antarctic: study

Award-winning Tibetan film director held by police

Nepal, India agree to use satellite system for border pillars

Canada Launches Maritime Monitoring Satellite

ISRO tells aerospace industry to enhance capacity to meet demands

India launches 20 satellites in single mission

Rains or not, India faces drinking water crisis

India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SOC security bloc

India to send atomic experts to Namibia

India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry

Spaceflight contracts India's PSLV to launch 12 Planet Dove nanosats

India PM Modi heads to Uzbekistan to woo China's Xi

View From Above: India to Launch High Resolution Surveillance Satellite

Lightning kills at least 93 as monsoon sweeps India

Apple free to take bite out of India after rule change

Indian Space Agency Embarks on Launch of 22 Satellites on Single Mission

Nepali guards among at least 25 killed in Afghanistan attacks

Boeing, Tata announce joint Indian facility

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