Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

India’s heavylift rocket successfully launches GSAT-19

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India today scripted history as it successfully launched its heaviest rocket GSLV MkIII-D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19. The 43.43 metre tall rocket lifted off at 5.28 pm from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here and launched the 3,136 kg GSAT-19, the heaviest satellite to be launched from the country yet, into orbit about 16 minutes ...

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22 charred to death, 15 hurt as bus catches fire

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At least 22 passengers were charred to death and 15 injured when a bus burst into flames after crashing into a lorry on the national highway here early today. The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus, carrying 41 passengers from Delhi, was on its way to Gonda in eastern Uttar Pradesh when the accident took place near Bada ...

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CBI raids NDTV founder Prannoy Roy’s home

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The CBI on Monday searched the residence of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy here and three other locations for allegedly causing losses to a private bank. The agency has registered a case against Roy, his wife Radhika and RRPR Holdings for allegedly causing losses of Rs 48 crore to ICICI Bank, CBI sources said. They said the agency was conducting searches ...

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12 pilgrims feared dead after vehicle falls into Bhagirathi in Uttarkashi district

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Twelve pilgrims to Char Dham, including two children and four women, were feared dead after a utility vehicle they were travelling in fell into Bhagirathi river at Helgugad in Uttarkashi district on Sunday. The vehicle was on its way to Gangotri when the accident occurred at around 5:30pm at Helgugad, 35km from Uttarkashi. All passengers were from Athali village in ...

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India prove to be too good for Pakistan in Champions Trophy encounter

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  ¬†India kicked off their defence of the ICC Champions trophy with a clinical performance beating Pakistan by 124 runs (D/L) in their opening match at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Sunday. India put on 319 for three despite two rain interruptions in 48 overs and managed to bundle out Pakistan for 164 in 33.4 overs. India’s top four registered fifties and ...

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7 killed, 48 injured as terror attacks strike heart of London

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Three knife-wielding attackers wearing fake suicide vests unleashed a terror rampage through central London, plowing a high-speed van into pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing revellers in a nearby market, killing seven people and injuring 48. In the attack, just days before the general election on June 8, a white van veered off the road and barreled into ...

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