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Recently launched weather observation satellite, Cartosat 2 sends its first picture from space

The first day image captured by India's recently launched weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite shows a part of Indore city in Madhya Pradesh with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre...

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ISRO releases first image taken by Cartosat-2 series satellite

Cartosat-2 Series satellite was successfully launched onboard PSLV-C40 rocket on January 12 by ISRO from its spaceport at Sriharikota, 110 km from here.

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PSLV back after August failure, launches 31 satellites

Four months after it suffered a rare failure in recent times, PSLV, India’s most dependable rocket launcher, was back in business on Friday, launching a Cartosat-2 series remote sensing satellite, ...

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A terrorist is just a terrorist: Jitendra Singh on PDP MLA’s comment

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday tried to play down the “Kashmiri militants are martyrs” remarks of a PDP MLA, calling it a “stray comment” and said the government was firm on its stand agai...

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Union Minister Rajnath Singh congratulates ISRO on the successful launch of its 100th satellite

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 12 January congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of its 100th satellite, and said the step is a "big landmark in India'...

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Rahul Gandhi congratulates ISRO for creating history

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today congratulated ISRO for "creating history" by successfully conducting the PSLV C-40 mission. The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched Indias...

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Sriharikota is a barrier island off the coast of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It houses India's only satellite launch centre in the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (also known as SHAR) and is used by the Indian Space Research Organisation to launch satellites using multi-stage rockets such as the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle.