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NASA Launches Maven to Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched a robotic explorer to Mars at 13:28 local time (Cape Canaveral, Florida). This is the 21st mission to Mars by NASA. Nov 19, 2013

Modi Brands UPA a Non-performing Government

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, during his one-hour speech at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore on Sunday Nov 17, 2013

Regulate Private Maritime for Better Security, Says AK Antony

In view of incidents of attack by pirates, smuggling and killings in the Oceans, A K Antony, Defence Minister of India directed the Home Ministry and Ministry of Shipping to come out with a plan of action and regulations for private maritime security. Nov 13, 2013

Anti-missile Systems Projects take Backseat in DAC Meeting

A Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting headed by Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday, might have cleared over ₹5000 Crore worth projects, but put a hold on projects on strategic systems such as anti-tank and anti-ship missile systems. Nov 12, 2013

Mars Orbiter Lifted Higher in Space

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday morning pushed the Orbiter higher in space towards Mars. The orbit was raised from 31450 kilometres (at farthest point from Earth) to 71,636 kms at 2:10 am. Nov 9, 2013

ISRO Spacecraft Inches Closer to Mars

The Orbiter to Mars launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is inching closer to the Red planet after the spacecraft was raised by 5,275 km apogee (farthest point from Earth) in the early hours of Thursday. Nov 8, 2013