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The GSLV rocket mission that failed Thursday was the sixth launched by India. Of the six, only two were successes and one a partial success. The rest could not accomplish their missions.
The two successful launches by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) were in 2003 and 2004 – and put into space GSAT-2 and Edusat, […] Continue reading Of six GSLV launches, only two were successes

Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, embroiled in a controversy over his alleged meddling in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, should not be blamed for being in the news for the wrong reasons, Congress said Thursday.
Congress spokesman Shakeel Ahmed told media persons here that Tharoor was once India’s candidate for UN secretary […] Continue reading ‘Blame not Tharoor for being in news for wrong reasons’

India’s space programme suffered a setback Thursday as its indigenous cryogenic engines failed to ignite.
Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K. Radhakrishan said that the mission did not perform as planned as two Verinier cryogenic engines failed to ignite though the main engine lifted off.
The GSLV D3 blasted off with a GSAT 4 satellite around 5 […] Continue reading Indian cryogenic rocket launch fails

Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will be on the jury panel at the prestigious 63rd Cannes Film Festival, being held May 12-23.
Kapur, known for his movies “Masoom”, “Mr.India” “Bandit Queen” and international projects “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth – The Golden Age”, will be on the feature film jury panel along with director Tim Burton, British […] Continue reading Shekhar Kapur on Cannes feature film jury

Despite the poor performance of his franchise in the first three editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has announced that he will stick to his team.
“KKR is my team and I will never ever leave it. I have said it millions of times before,” the Bollywood […] Continue reading Shah Rukh to stick by Knight Riders