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GSLV-F04 Carrying INSAT-4CR Lifts Off – The Complete Story

SRIHARIKOTA: On the Sunday evening, when the Indian batsmen were on rampage against England, the GSLV-F04 carrying the 2130 kg communication satellite Insat-4CR successfully lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, taking a precession path, injected the satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit.

After the success of the launch, the ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said, "I am happy to announce the complete success of the mission."

Guwahati Blast Kills One, Injures 15

Guwahati Blast
Guwahati: One person was killed and more than 15 injured, when a blast rocked Guwahati’s busy Bamunimaidam region around noon yesterday. Police suspected the blast have been triggered by the criminalized United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA).

Another Nokia Mobile Battery Explosion Case In WB

Nokia Mobile Battery BL-5C
Asansol (WB): A Nokia mobile battery of the BL-5C series exploded while being charged at a telecom shop in Asansol on Friday. Though there was no fatal accident, a photocopier and an electric board were damaged.

This is the third incident of cell phone battery explosion in the state in past couple of days.
Ajit Prasad, proprietor of the shop, said the mobile phone belonging to him burst 10 minutes after he put it on charge.

Hyderabad Blasts: Case Filed Against 15, 4 In Lock Up

Hyderabad Blast

ONGC, BP Tie-Up For Oil & Gas Exploration

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
New Delhi: For oil and gas exploration and fabrication in India and overseas, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has tied-up with British oil major BP Plc.

After the two companies signed up a memorandum of understanding (MoU), R S Sharma, ONGC chairman and managing director said, “We need expertise and BP has domain knowledge of E&P business.”

AIIMS-Issued MBBS Degrees Are Legal - High Court

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court yesterday said that the MBBS degrees handed out recently by AIIMS management would be legal regardless of the fact that they did not include the obligatory signatures of the institution’s president and dean.