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Launch of 103 satellites is to maximise capability, says ISRO

Launch of 103 satellites is to maximise capability, says ISRO

The three Indian satellites are Cartosat-2 series, weighing 730 kg as primary payload, INS-IA and INS-1B, weighing 30 kg.

All 7 IRNSS satellites to be in orbit by March 2016: ISRO

All 7 IRNSS satellites to be in orbit by March 2016: ISRO

India has entered into the realm of satellite-based navigation with its two "pioneering" projects GAGAN and IRNSS.

Kalam will be remembered for his scientific approach towards life: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief Kiran Kumar on Tuesday expressed condolence over the sudden demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he will be remembered as a person of spiritual values with a scientific approach towards life.

 ISRO targetting 10 launches a year by 2016

ISRO targetting 10 launches a year by 2016

 India's premier Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is targetting up to 10 launches a year by 2016 , a top ISRO official today said.

PSLV-XL launch the heaviest commercial payload undertaken by ISRO, says chairman

PSLV-XL launch the heaviest commercial payload undertaken by ISRO, says chairman

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Kiran Kumar has said that the launch of the PSLV-XL (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant), with five British satellites on board, is the heaviest commercial payload undertaken by the organisation, adding that various nations are coming to them because their launches are commercially viable.

India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016

India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016

India will launch the SAARC satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by December 2016, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kiran Kumar said on Friday.

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

The country's low-cost Mars mission spacecraft that is in a rendezvous with the Red planet for an extended period has enough fuel for it to last "many years", Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Kiran Kumar said today.

SAARC satellite's configuration to be finalised soon: ISRO

The configuration of SAARC satellite will be finalised soon and it launched within 18 month, said the Indian space agency chief on Saturday.

Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary

Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary

Distinguished space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Wednesday took over as secretary of the department of space and chairman of the Space Commission and the state-run ISRO here.

Kiran Kumar appointed new ISRO chief

Kiran Kumar appointed new ISRO chief

Distinguished scientist A.S.Kiran Kumar has been appointed as the secretary, department of space and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, an official statement said Monday.

India smartphone sales to touch 80.57 million in 2014: IDC

As a large chunk of Indian users is migrating to affordable smarter devices from feature phones, smartphone sales in India are expected to reach 80.57 million units by the end of this year, research firm IDC said.

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.

Man surrenders in Hyderabad gold heist case

A man has surrendered before the police in the sensational Rs.5.97 crore gold heist from a leading jewellery shop in Hyderabad in the early hours of Saturday.

FIRST LOOK: Can you guess the man in this picture?

The man in the picture is none other than Vidya Balan who has started shooting for her detective thriller ‘Bobby Jasoos’ in Hyderabad.

CM Kiran Kumar continues to pitch for united Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who has been critical of the Congress and Centre`s move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, on Monday said he would continue to make efforts to keep the state united.

Telangana issue: Kiran Kumar meets Sonia, Rahul

Amid protests in Semmandhra against the UPA decision to create separate Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy held discussions with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at the Congress president`s residence here.

AP Congress seeks postponement of Telangana all-party meet

A big question mark hangs on the all-party meet on the contentious Telangana issue, called by the Centre on December 28 in New Delhi.

AP House pays tributes to Gujral; discusses SC/ST legislation

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly paid tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral who passed away in Gurgaon on Friday.

AP CM asks people to reduce power usage

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy asked people to reduce consumption of electricity or be ready to pay a higher price in form of surcharge.