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Indian rocket set for launch

An Indian rocket carrying the Indo-French tropical weather satellite Megha-Tropiques and three other smaller satellites is all set for launch on Wednesday. It is expected to launch its 50th satellite

Two Maoists killed in police firing in AP town

Two Maoists were killed in police firing during a combing operation in a forest area of Cherla town of the district this evening, police said.

The exchange of fire took place at around 6.15 pm in the

Indian rocket GSAT-12 set for blast-off

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Ferrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12A, a fully fuelled up Indian rocket is all set to blast off from the space port here on Friday evening.

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Tribals thrash Andhra politicians over proposed mining project

Hundreds of tribals went on a rampage in protest of proposed mining of China clay in Sarayi village in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday and beat up politicians representing the area.

Tribal women chased T

PM, Sonia Gandhi pay last respects to Sai Baba

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday paid their last respects to spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who died on Sunday.

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Satya Sai Baba dead, millions mourn

Devotees gather to pay their last respects to Satya Sai Baba at his ashram in Puttaparthi on Sunday. PHOTO: P. Surendra

The many days of uncertainty came to an end on Sunday morning when Satya Sai Baba, who has been battling for his life in a hospital here since March 28, passed away at 7.40 am. He was 84.

Thousands pay last respects to Sai Baba

Thousands of devotees, including celebrities like Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar, paid their last respects to spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba who died here on Sunday.

Serpentine queues of devot

Top archery coach killed in highway road mishap

Top Indian archery coach Cherukuri Lenin, who brought laurels to Vijayawada, Andhra and the country when two archers he had coached won silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, died tragi

PSLV soars, places 5 satellites in orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation scored yet another success with its workhorse PSLV placing into orbit the remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2B and four other satellites after a textbook liftoff from the launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here on Monday morning.

Defiant Jagan resumes yatra

Vowing to dedicate his life to fulfil his father’s mission, Kadapa MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy launched the second phase of his controversial “Odarpu” yatra from Itchapuram town on Thursday morning.

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