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Monthly News October 2013

How Mars could have been warm and wet enough to form ancient valleys
Countdown for Mars Orbiter Mission begin...

Countdown for Mars Orbiter Mission begins Nov 3

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) – The final countdown for India’s ambitious Rs.430-crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will begin Nov 3 morning, while the full launch rehearsal will be Thursday, a top official of the Indian space agency said Wednesday. “The countdown for the Mars... read more »

'24' drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor
’24’ drawing youngsters to T...

’24’ drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor

Kolkata – Receiving compliments for his debut television production “24” is a pleasure for actor Anil Kapoor. He said that the biggest achievement of the thriller is that it has managed to hook youngsters. “The best thing is that youngsters who never used to watch TV are... read more »

Syria's future must be determined by Syrians: Assad
Syria’s future must be determined ...

Syria’s future must be determined by Syrians: Assad

Damascus – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday that the future of Syria must be determined by the Syrian people only, noting that any political settlement must be approved by the Syrians. Assad made the remarks during his meeting with Lakhdar Brahimi, the visiting UN-Arab... read more »

787s are safe aircraft, company keeping watch: Boeing
787s are safe aircraft, company keeping ...

787s are safe aircraft, company keeping watch: Boeing

New Delhi – US aircraft major Boeing said Wednesday its latest technologically advanced B-787 is a safe aircraft and the company is keeping a watch over every problem faced by the plane. “It’s a machine, we did our best to design it, but something happens… But it is a safe... read more »

Suicide bomber hits Tunisian hotel, no victims

Suicide bomber hits Tunisian hotel, no victims

A man blew himself up on Wednesday outside a luxury hotel in the eastern Tunisian coastal city of Sousse in the first suspected terrorist attack in years on the country’s vital tourist... read more »

Reliance Industries (RIL) results beat estimates, Q3 net profit at Rs. 5,511 crore

Govt asks RIL to surrender 81% of KG-D6 gas block

New Delhi –  The government Wednesday asked Reliance Industries to give up 81 percent of its KG-D6 gas block, including five discoveries, as the time allocated for producing from... read more »

Raja's written submission before JPC not part of 2G report

Raja’s written submission before JPC not part of 2G report

New Delhi – Former Telecom Minister A Raja’s written submission before the JPC, in which he had claimed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in the loop over policy decisions,... read more »

To fullfill Sardar Patel's unity dream, ways of violence will not work: Modi

To fullfill Sardar Patel’s unity dream, ways of violence will not work: Modi

Gandhinagar – Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that there was a need to send out a strong message to anti-social elements seeking to spread mayhem across the... read more »

sexual assault case: Gujarat court rejects Asaram’s bail plea

sexual assault case: Gujarat court rejects Asaram’s bail plea

A Gandhinagar court on Wednesday rejected self-styled godman Asaram’s bail application in the sexual assault case lodged against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters. Sessions judge D.T. Soni... read more »