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Indian Navy planning to equip warships with European sonar systems

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 19:50

Seeking to strengthen its anti- submarine warfare capabilities, Navy is planning to equip its indigenous Delhi Class and Russian-origin Talwar class warships with sonar systems developed by European firm Atlas Elektronik.

NASA’s MAVEN mission set off for Mars

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 00:31

The US space agency (NASA) has launched its latest orbiter to Mars Monday on the hunt for clues about why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.

NASA spacecraft poised to launch for clues on Martian air

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 14:26

NASA is preparing to launch its latest orbiter to Mars today on the hunt for clues about why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.

NASA`S Mars mission rocket on pad for Monday launch

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:56

The US space agency NASA Saturday rolled out to the launching pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Atlas 5 rocket, which will blast off Monday for Mars carrying the MAVEN spacecraft.

NASA`s Juno spacecraft gets gravity boost from Earth flyby

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 19:09

NASA`S Juno Mission spacecraft is going to slingshot around Earth towards Jupiter, accelerating to 25 miles per second along the way to become the fastest man-made object in history.

Google Street View adds zoos to its photographic atlas

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 11:55

Search giant Google has taken on a wilder side with its Street View service which has recently added more zoos to its huge photographic atlas.

South-east Asian Buddhist sites to be mapped

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 13:04

Historic Buddhist sites across eight south-east Asian nations will be mapped out and compiled into an atlas to boost tourism potential, an official said.

Human-powered helicopter wins US prize

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 10:17

A Canadian-built helicopter that is powered by a human riding a bicycle has become the first winner of a decades-old USD 250,000 engineering prize, the US awarder said today.

Aamir Atlas Khan wins Asian squash championship

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 09:55

Pakistan`s top seeded player, Aamir Atlas Khan won the Asian Squash individual championship defeating Kuwait`s Abdullah Al Mezayan in straight sets.

Facebook acquires Microsoft's digital-ad service

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 11:33

Facebook Inc announced that it has reached a deal with Microsoft Corp. to acquire its Atlas Advertiser Suite, a service that enables marketers and agencies to get the most out of their online advertising.

`God particle` collider switches off for 2 year break

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 13:03

Physicists at CERN, the European nuclear research center, have turned off the particle beams of the Large Hadron Collider for a two-year repair period.

NASA launches communication satellite

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 10:44

An unmanned Atlas V rocket blasted into the starry night sky carrying the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite.