India to launch Saral Satellite

By Anoop Kumar Painuli

NEW DELHI: India is planning to launch Satellite with ARGOS and ALTIKA (SARAL) in 2011. The satellite will monitor the sea water level. SARAL satellite will carry an Altimeter (ALTIKA) for studying the sea surface heights; and ARGOS payload, which is a ..

ISRO develops own navigation system

NEW DELHI (AMN) Indian Space Research Organisation is developing its own navigation system ‘Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System’ (IRNSS). The IRNSS will have a constellation of 7 satellites and complementary ground infrastructure. Minister of State for

Govt is serious about Climate Change

NEW DELHI (AMN) The Government of India has undertaken several steps to understand the phenomenon of Climate Change. A Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change has been constituted to coordinate national action for assessment and adaptation of climate ..

EC team visit Patna

PATNA: The Election Commission team headed by the Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi is visiting here on a three days tour of Bihar. The visit is seen as crucial as team’s assessment of the situation would prepare ground for assembly polls in the state. The team comprises Election …

Ansari Brothers Form Party; Want Purvanchal

LUCKNOW: (AMN) The doyens of the eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Ansari brothers on Sunday floated a new political party to maintain their stronghold in the area. The news party “Quami Ekta Dal” would contest on all seats in the eastern UP.The brothers ..

Muslims condemn Sudarshan’s remark on minorities

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Several Muslim organisations have condemned the reported remark of Former RSS chief KS Sudarshan on minorities and the prime minister.

They said that the RSS and the BJP have become addict of using foul language.

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127 dead, 2,000 missing in landslides in China

ZHOUQU, GANSU, NORTH WEST CHINA: (Agencies) — More than 127 people have been dead and over 2,000 missing in rain-triggered landslides in a northwest China county on Sunday. According to china official Xinhua news agency rescuers working overnight..

Iran Deputy FM Visit India

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Mohammad Ali Fathollahi visited India on August 6, to hold Foreign Office Consultations. He came to India on the invitation of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao. The visit was part of the ..

Six killed due to heavy rain in Gujarat

GANDHINAGAR: (AMN) Heavy rain lashed South and Central parts of the Gujarat during last 24 hours. Six more people were killed in the rain related incidents. Five people were killed in Central Gujarat due to lightning while one person was drowned..