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ISRO Gears Up for GSLV Mark III Launch Between Dec. 20-25

ISRO has celebrated “Mangal Mahotsav” on the occasion of its successful Mars Orbit Mission ‘Maangalyaan’ recently at its Bangalore headquarters and reiterated its resolve to send the next big mission — the launch of Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) anytime between Dec. 20 and 25, dependin on weather conditions, said officials. M Pitchaimani, Deputy Director, ISRO Telemetry, Tracking ...

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Pranab, Modi to attend ‘Aap Ki Adalat’ TV Show Celebrations

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers will attend an event Dec 21 to celebrate 21 years of television show “Aap Ki Adalat” that has been running since 1993. The event will also be attended by top bureaucrats, judges and cricketers. “Tributes will be paid to late Bal Thackeray, Rajesh Khanna, Rajesh Pilot, Pramod Mahajan and ghazal ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Signed More Films, Not ‘Jazbaa’ Alone for 2015

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who celebrated her 41st birthday today, said she has signed few more films besides “Jazbaa”, without giving further details. “Besides ‘Jazbaa’, I have also given okay and go ahead to few more scripts … the first one to roll on with ‘Jazbaa’. I though of making an announcement on that today but, I thought with due ...

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Deepavali Festivities Begin in Tamil Nadu

Early morning festivities were witnessed across Tamil Nadu as people woke up to the sounds of crackers and the visual treat of diyas on Deepavali – the festival of lights – on Wednesday. People had special sesame oil bath and wore new clothes. Relatives and friends asked one another “Ganga Sthanam Aachha?” (Is bathing with the water of holy river ...

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Jayalalithaa Returns to Chennai; AIADMK Cadres Celebrate Early Diwali

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was released on Saturday from a Bangalore jail after bail formalities were completed,  went straight to the airport and took a chartered flight to Chennai where she was greeted by her AIADMK cadre and supporters, bracing the heavy rain lined up to chant “Amma, Amma”, besides a drum beat reception. Jayalalithaa has spent ...

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