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NCDRC asks construction firm to pay over Rs 1 crore to doctor

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 18:02

The apex consumer commission has asked a real estate company to pay over Rs one crore to a doctor for its failure to give him possession of an apartment, saying that it was making profits at the expense of others.

China launches remote-sensing satellite

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 18:32

China Saturday sent a remote-sensing satellite into the orbit.

`One-of-a-kind` meteorite unveils violent past of Earth`s solar system

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 12:17

A volcanic meteorite recovered in Western Australia has helped researchers uncover the fierce past Earth`s solar system.

Antenna ready for India`s Mars Orbit Insertion: ISRO

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 00:12

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission`s antenna is ready for the Mars Orbit Insertion with only 14 per cent of its journey to the red planet left to be covered.

ESA`s Rosetta measures its comet`s temperature for 1st time

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 20:14

ESA`s Rosetta spacecraft has recently measured the temperature of its target comet for the first time.

Vintage NASA spacecraft set for interplanetary probe

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:20

A team of scientists is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft named International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft, ISEE-3, to enter new science frontiers.

100 days for India`s Mars spacecraft`s tryst with red planet

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:09

Exactly 100 days from today, India`s Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target covering almost 70 per cent of its journey.

ESA satellite to remove space junk

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:51

A new European mission aims to rendezvous a satellite with the hazardous space debris to render it harmless by netting it like fish.

`Mysterious space plane` speeding in low Earth orbit completes 500 days in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 19:19

A robotic space plane has been speeding in low Earth orbit, with some saying that it`s a weapon, while others claim it to be a data-gathering mission.

SpaceX launches supplies to space station

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 04:06

The SpaceX company returned to orbit today, launching fresh supplies to the International Space Station after more than a month`s delay.

Beanstalk-like `space elevators` come closer to reality

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:12

Researchers suggest that a space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit.

Beanstalk-like `space elevator` could soon be a reality

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:03

Researchers suggest that a space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit.