Today : Tuesday - Sep 02, 2014, 10:19pm (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

International News
 

Russian freighter docks with ISS

Monday - Apr 23, 2012, 11:03am (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

Moscow -  A Russian cargo spacecraft Sunday successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's Roscosmos space agency said.

The Progress M-15M docked with the Pirs unit at 6.39 p.m., Xinhua reported.

The spacecraft delivered about 2.4 tonnes of fuel and scientific equipment to the ISS as well as oxygen, food and clothes for the crew.

Among them, there is a special present for Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who is expected to fly to the ISS on May 15 and celebrate his 54th birthday in orbit on June 21.

Earlier, a Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying M-15M cargo ship had blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Friday.

This is the second of the five launches of Progress cargo ships to the ISS in 2012.

Progress freighters have been the backbone of the Russian space cargo fleet for decades.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus

Other Articles:
Three injured in Afghan blast (23rd Apr, 2012)
India seeks quick ratification of quota reforms (23rd Apr, 2012)
'Over 70 percent vote in French presidential elections' (23rd Apr, 2012)
Over 50 rebels killed in Blue Nile state: Sudanese army (23rd Apr, 2012)
China issues sandstorm alert (23rd Apr, 2012)
Hollande wins first round of France poll (23rd Apr, 2012)
India has a very powerful prime minister: Mukherjee (23rd Apr, 2012)
Syria says it won't go the Libya way (23rd Apr, 2012)
British woman forces son to live as prisoner (23rd Apr, 2012)
Man buys island to be buried with wife (23rd Apr, 2012)
British working women quitting for childcare (23rd Apr, 2012)
About 100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain (23rd Apr, 2012)
Israel military chief says "ready for action" on Iran's nuke facilities (22nd Apr, 2012)
World No.1 Wang upset at Asian Women Badminton Championships finals (22nd Apr, 2012)
42 provinces in Thailand declared drought disaster zones (22nd Apr, 2012)
Chinese film, TV makers win prizes at Houston Int'l Film Festival (22nd Apr, 2012)
Voting underway in France's presidential election, all candidates cast ballots (22nd Apr, 2012)
Gunmen blast cargo train in northern Syria (22nd Apr, 2012)
Energy-starved Pakistan may turn to India for help (22nd Apr, 2012)
A 13 dead, 21 injured in E. China road accident (22nd Apr, 2012)
White House cold shoulder spells end to Weiner's political career (22nd Apr, 2012)
Bangladesh football club back-out angers Pakistan football association (22nd Apr, 2012)
‘Shockwaves generated by high speed caused 13,000-mph test flight to roll abruptly’ (22nd Apr, 2012)
Zardari’s new political initiative and Ajmer visit (22nd Apr, 2012)
Gilani under pressure “to betray” PPP (22nd Apr, 2012)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use