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Cabinet Okays ISRO Plan for 15 PSLV Missions Costing Rs.3090 crore

The Union Cabinet approved ISRO’s proposal to continue the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program with 15 new operational flights ¬†from PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50, costing Rs.3,090 crore. The cabinet gave approval to “enable launch of satellites required for earth observation, navigation and space sciences along with the possibility of clinching commercial launch service contracts”, said a statement. The program will ...

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Nepal Quake Victims Turn Anger on Poor Relief Works 3 Days After

Food and water shortages sparked anger across Nepal on Monday as thousands remained in the open even two days after the country’s worst earthquake in eight decades left 3,815 dead and many more wounded, forcing Kathmandu to send out SOS for more international help. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi monitoring India’s relief efforts, New Delhi reached out to the Himalayan ...

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Thousands rush to cancel tickets to Nepal after quake

Tourism-dependent Nepal’s worst worries came true after the 7.9 earthquake on Saturday as cancellation of flights from India and requests of ticket cancellation stretching steeped till May end as rescue operations are on brisk momentum. “We have received cancellation requests from many of our clients till May end,” Sharat Dhall, president, Yatra.com, told IANS.”We are also in touch with our ...

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Panic grips Spicejet flight passengers as tremors rock Nepal before landing

Panic and anxiety gripped passengers, mostly Nepali citizens, on board a SpiceJet flight that had to return to Delhi halfway from Kathmandu after fresh tremors in the Himalayan country on Sunday forced the airport to shut down. SpiceJet flight SG041 took off from Delhi airport at 12.30 p.m. and was scheduled to land at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan airport at 2.40 p.m. ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 65 Aftershocks Hit Kathmandu, Airport Shut Down, Flights Cancelled

The USGS upgraded Nepal earthquake from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale, while China Earthquake Networks Center put it at 8.1 magnitude. Otherwise, as many as 65 aftershocks hit the area, 49 of them big enough and listed below, according to the USGS. 5.423km NW of Chongdui, China2015-04-25 17:42:49 UTC3.2 km 5.144km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea2015-04-25 17:09:20 ...

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Operation Lehar After HudHud: Vizag Airport to Be Restored by Tomorrow

Indian Navy, spearheading the Operation Lehar or restoration of East Coast after the destruction caused by Budhud cyclone on Sunday, said the topless and battered Vizag airport will be restored maximum by Friday, October 17. With help from Airports Authorites of India (AAI), the Navy said it has cleared the airfield for civil flights for daily operations and a meeting ...

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Nokia partners with Virgin Atlantic to enable wireless recharging during flights

Nokia has entered into a deal with Virgin Atlantic to offer wireless charging facilities at its London Heathrow Clubhouse for passengers who want to recharge their phones before a flight. New Nokia wireless charging plates will be introduced in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow later this year. Nokia and Virgin Atlantic also plan to expand wireless charging to ...

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