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Ab de Villiers Blessed with a Baby Boy

South Africa’s ODI captain AB de Villiers and wife Danielle de Villiers were blessed with a baby boy on Wednesday. One of the best batsman of the modern generation, de Villiers was on paternity leave after he pulled out of the ongoing Test series against Bangladesh to be on his wife’s side. AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle welcomed ...

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PSLV C28 Mission Accomplished, All 5 Satellites Lofted with Precision

ISRO successfully launched the PSLV C-28 on time at 9:58 PM and it lofted off all the five satellites in their respective orbits as scheduled within 19 minutes, letting ISRO chief A.S. Krishna Kumar announce that it was “an achievement” for the Indian space agency. The lift-off process has began with the First Stage Ignition followed by Strap-on 1.2 Ignition ...

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Tweets Galore Follow India Win Over Pakistan in World Cup

Congratulations poured in on social media as soon as India beat arch rival Pakistan in a World Cup pool match, with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the nation in immediately tweeting their compliments. A number of other cricketers, political leaders and Bollywood celebrities also took to the micro-blogging site to record their delight as India, which ...

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Ariane 5 Successfully Lofts ISRO GSAT-16, DIRECTV-14 Satellites into Orbit

India’s advanced communications satellite GSAT-16 was carried into orbit by an European Ariane 5 rocket, that blasted off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Saturday at 20:40 GMT, alongwith the other passenger DIRECTV-14 of the US. This is also a landmark for Arianespace for achieving a record combined payload mass orbited from French Guiana in a single year: ...

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Modi Assures India’s Support as a Friend, Partner to Afghan President

Regarding Kabul’s efforts to build a strong and prosperous nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured support to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and said India will stand as a friend and partner in the endeavor, on Wednesday. According to a statement from the PMO, Modi spoke with Ghani over phone and congratulated him on his election as president of Afghanistan. The ...

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PM congratulates Mary Kom on her Olympic medal

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has congratulated Mary Kom on her winning the bronze medal in women’s boxing at London Olympics-2012. “I join the nation in congratulating boxer Mary Kom for winning the Olympic bronze medal in the 51 kg women`s boxing event. She showed great discipline and determination and has done India proud,” he said in a statement.

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