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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... 24. Two days before that, scientists will run a four-second test of a main engine that has been idle for about 300 days, and make a small course correction, Rao said. However, experts say ... at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. The ISRO has prepared a contingency plan. If the main engine fails to restart, eight small fuel-powered thrusters will be used to position the craft. ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Australia and India set to sign landmark nuclear energy deal

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... power stations, with only 20 small plants at present and a heavy dependency on coal. Asked about India's nuclear power industry and safety standards, Abbott said it was "not our job ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Civil service test stirs up India's language anxieties

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:08am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of English-speaking software engineers. English was widely acknowledged as the language of opportunity and growth, driving millions to enrol in private English classes. But now, Hindi appears to have become ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death every five minutes makes India's roads the world's deadliest

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:48pm by BLOOM

    ... and vehicle safety and conduct audits lapsed after stalling in India's parliament for four years. As a result, India has no professionals in government who look at road safety, said Mohan. B.K. ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Four students killed, more missing after Indian dam unleashes ‘wall of water’

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... in a river in a northeast Himalayan state. Rescuers say prospects of finding the rest – engineering students and one professor – alive are bleak. The group was on a college trip from southern India but were hit by a wall of water after the river Beas, in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh, spiked dangerously high yesterday. Some 50 engineering students from an engineering ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Mars mission on track, makes first engine burns

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 05:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India’s Mars spacecraft has completed the first of a series of engine firings designed to free it from earth’s gravitational pull and propel it towards ... a month and the thruster firings are designed to build up the necessary velocity to break free from our planet’s gravitational pull. Only once all six of the engine firing manoeuvres have been ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... state, is one of India’s engines of growth on the west coast, and was vital to his plans to restore momentum to the economy. “It is a big blow for us,” Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, a party ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    At least 40 killed as express train hits stationary freight train in northern India

    Posted May 26th 2014, 04:20pm by AP

    ... Indian TV broadcast images of them assisting the injured amid piles of strewn luggage. "I was working in the field when I heard the whistle of the engine, and suddenly I heard the sound ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... honk impotently. The wait is intense and unbearable. Finally, the lights turn to green. And at that point, the engines of the cars out front- rearing, straining, irrepressible- stall," he ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Passenger train derails in Western India, killing at least 19

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:33am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi 19 dead, 100 hurt as train jumps rails A passenger train derailed in western India yesterday, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 100, police said. The engine and four of the 20 coaches jumped the tracks near Roha station, 110 kilometres south of Mumbai, said police officer Ankush Shinde. The rescuers used gas cutters to open ...




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