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`No possibility of Lanka-based terrorism against India`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 21:04

Sri Lanka on Tuesday ruled out any possibility that its soil could be used for terror attacks against India.

Terror plot on US and Israeli missions: NIA takes over case

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 18:07

The NIA has taken over the probe into the case of alleged hatching of a plot by Pakistan-based terror group to carry out suicide attacks on the US and Israeli consulates in South India.

Indian missions in US scramble to clean up visa mess

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:15

Indian missions in the US have turned to social media like Facebook and Twitter as they scrambled to clear up a visa mess in the wake of a change of contractors for processing consular services.

Russia urges Ukraine to secure diplomatic missions

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 09:56

Russia urged Ukraine to take all necessary measures to ensure security for its diplomatic missions in the war-torn country, the foreign ministry said.

Extroverts not fit for long space missions?

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 16:37

Even as NASA plans to send humans to Mars in the coming years, researchers have found that extroverts on long-term space missions could potentially be a "liability".

Security at Indian missions in Afghanistan enhanced

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 22:51

Security measures at Indian missions in Afghanistan have been enhanced with both ITBP and Afghan security forces strenthening the defence mechanisms in the wake of the recent attack on the Consulate in Herat.

UN calls for wider use of surveillance drones

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 03:59

UN peacekeeping missions should deploy more drones and state-of the art technology to become more effective, limit boots on the ground and keep aid workers safer, their chief said on Thursday.

Soon, `nature-inspired` flying robots for search and rescue missions

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:46

Scientists have come up with "nature-inspired" drones or flying robots that will eventually be used for everything from military surveillance to search and rescue.

Obama: US secures `long term` lease on Djibouti base

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 22:09

The United States secured long term access Monday to a military base in Djibouti that it uses to launch counter-terrorism missions, including drone strikes, in Yemen and the Horn of Africa.

New technique developed to turn pee into fuel and drinking water during space missions

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 14:35

Rather than ejecting astronaut pee into space, scientists are developing a new technique that can turn this waste burden into a boon by converting it into fuel and much-needed drinking water.

Researchers test gear for future missions in Mars-mimicking chamber

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 20:57

Researchers have designed a vacuum chamber capable of mimicking conditions on Mars to test gear for use in future missions.

Space debris can make future space missions impossible

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:35

There may soon be so much debris in orbit around the Earth that future space missions could become impossible, scientists have warned.