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ASTROSAT: Some Interesting Post-launch Facts at Glance

ISRO has successfully launched its first space observatory ASTROSAT at 9.48 AM today from Sriharikota. India has joined a select club of nations having their own space observatories. The astronomy satellite is a miniature version of the Hubble, the US-European joint space observatory that has discovered new galaxies and improved understanding of the universe. Some interesting facts about ASTROSAT and ...

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Air India Makes Emergency Landing at IGI Airport, New Delhi

According to TV reports, an Air India flight with 150 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Airport, New Delhi. All passengers are reported to be safe. According to airport sources, the incident involving Air India flight AI-410 from Patna. Reports are due to some technical glitch, Pilot requested air traffic control (ATC) ...

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Malaysian AirAsia Plane Goes Missing with 162 Aboard a-la MH 370

In a deja-vu within the same year, another Malaysian plane, this time belonging to AirAsia with 162 people aboard has mysteriously disappeared mid-air enroute to Singapore from Indonesia, echoing similar shocking incident when MH370 went missing since March 8. The Malaysian-owned AirAsia aircraft took off at 5.20 a.m. from the Indonesian city Surabaya and was to land at Singapore’s Changi ...

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MH 370: Hand of Al Qaeda Terrorists Behind Missing Malaysia Possible, Say Officials

Terrorists with links to Al Qaeda may have been behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, said one officer with the Counter Terrorism Division of Malaysian Special Branch. Confirming that the unit has made 11 arrests so far and questioned them for their links with the terrorist outfit al Qaeda, he said, “The possibility that the plane was diverted ...

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