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January 12, 2018 8:21 AM India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

New Delhi on Friday launched a rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries from its island space centre. Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said the satellites successfully reached orbit after the polar satellite launch vehicle took off from Sriharikota, an island off Andhra Pradesh state 2

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM SpaceX launches 10 more satellites

LOS ANGELES: SpaceX on Friday blasted off a re-used Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites into orbit, its fourth launch toward a $3 billion upgrade to Virginia-based Iridium’s mobile, voice and data network. The rocket, part of which had flown on a previous Iridium launch in June, lit up the night sky as it launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:27 pm (0127 GMT Saturday) 1

December 7, 2017 12:00 AM Toxic air puts 17m babies’ brains and lungs at risk: UNICEF

LONDON: About 17 million babies worldwide live in areas where outdoor air pollution is six times the recommended limit and their brain development is at risk, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. The majority of these babies, more than 12 million, are in South Asia, it said, in a study of children under one-year-old, using satellite imagery 1

November 26, 2017 12:00 AM Operation coverage:Pemra blocks news channels

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority on Saturday blocked transmission of the news satellite television channels for alleged violation of the Pemra code of conduct for the coverage of the Faizabad operation. Social media outlets were also found to be either blocked or functioning very slowly most of the time, particularly after the shutting 5

October 27, 2017 1:10 AM American woman taken into custody in Islamabad

RAWALPINDI: An American woman was taken into custody by the police in Commercial Market, Satellite Town on Thursday. According to her passport, 31-year-old Elizabeth Marie Lancaster who is a resident of West Virgina had come to Pakistan 18 months ago after she married a Pakistani man, Adnan Khan. According to initial investigations, Elizabeth stayed 1

October 23, 2017 6:54 AM Nah! Even the latest “Diwali from space” photo is not true

For years, Whatsapp Uncles have been forwarding that one picture of a psychedelic looking sub-continent, claiming it is India as seen from space during Diwali. NASA’s gift to India, apparently. And just as that meme slowed down, came another one. Last week, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli tweeted a picture of India, as seen from the International Space 6

October 11, 2017 3:01 PM The Digital Video Revolution at CASBAA Convention 2017

HONG KONG, Oct 11, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Regional multichannel TV and digital video trade body CASBAA today announced the key themes (and workshop programme) for the CASBAA Convention 2017 to be staged at Studio City in Macau, from 6-8 November. The line-up for the three-day CASBAA Convention 2017 has been designed "to capture the urgent issues facing 12

October 9, 2017 1:41 AM 12th anniversary of deadly 2005 earthquake observed

* Seminars, walks held to raise awareness among public about measures to lessen impact of natural and man-made disasters LAHORE: The 12th anniversary of the disastrous 2005 earthquake was observed under the theme "Tayar Pakistan" in the provincial capital on Sunday. Special prayers, seminars, photo exhibitions and awareness walks were held to remember 11

October 9, 2017 12:00 AM World Space Week concludes

Islamabad: Institute of Space Technology (IST) organised a four-day activity based programme to celebrate World Space Week (WSW) from October 4 to 7, with a view to generate space awareness among the general public and students. A large number of schools and colleges of the twin cities and surrounding areas participated in the event. The theme for WSW 2017 was ‘Exploring 9

October 1, 2017 1:08 AM Ariane 5 rocket puts satellites into orbit on second attempt

An Ariane 5 rocket put two commercial satellites into orbit after an initial attempt was aborted earlier this month, operator Arianespace said early Saturday. The rocket launched successfully from the Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana on Friday, carrying the Intelsat 37e and the BSAT-4a satellites into space, Arianespace said. The launch had initially 3