2007, Chandigarh, India
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SRE-1 brought home Bangalore, January 22
The Indian space programme today entered a new league with the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) demonstrating its ability to recover an orbiting satellite and bringing it back to earth successfully for the first time in its history.
Debris litters the area around the shipping containers washed up on the beach at Branscombe, Devon, UK, following the beaching of the cargo ship MSC Napoli (inset) after it was holed during storms. The ship was carrying almost 2,400 containers, about 150 of which are said to hold hazardous chemical substances.The drifting vessel was being towed to Portland Harbour in Dorset for a salvage operation, but the Maritime and Coastguard Agency decided to beach it in Lyme Bay, near Sidmouth, instead, following the structural failure. — AFP
fund set to enter stock market New Delhi,
The UPA government
said today that it would allow a portion of the pension
fund to be invested in stock market, despite opposition
from Left parties, as 19 states have backed the move.
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Cong manifesto to skip SEZ issue New Delhi, January 22
As the controversy over the sensitive issue of special economic zones (SEZs) continues unabated, the Congress has decided it will be wise not to dwell on the matter in the party’s election manifesto for Punjab.
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visit to cement space ties New Delhi, January 22
India and Russia are set to deepen their cooperation in space-related
matters in a big way during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit
here later this weekend when India will formally join GLONASS, Russia’s
radio satellite navigation system which is a fully operational
alternative to the American Global Positioning System.
Pranab leaves for Kabul today New Delhi, January 22
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will hold talks with a wide range of Afghanistan’s leadership in Kabul. He leaves tomorrow for an overnight visit to the country.
poll code Gidderbaha, January 22
A case of violation of the Model Code of Conduct came to the fore in Gidderbaha when a helicopter landed in the town to pick up SAD general secretary Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Sant gets notice from RO
Ropar, January 22
The SDM-cum-Returning Officer, Ropar, Mr Parminder Singh Gill, today issued a notice to the SAD patron Sant Ajit Singh. The
Sant was accompanied by party workers in a cavalcade of vehicles, when
he came to file his papers.
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