Tag Archives: chronology

ISRO Set to Create Record Launch of 103 Satellites in One Go

Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to send a record 103 satellites into space, breaking the Russian record of 37 satellites launched in June 2014. To be launched in a staggered separation of angles, velocities and orientations, 100 of these satellites are foreign and three are Indian. Dr K. Sivan, Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre told media ...

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Second Tragedy Hits Hajj on Eid, 220 Killed in Stampede

Notwithstanding the tragic crane crash that killed 109 people early this month at Mecca, another tragedy struck today at Mina, just outside Mecca, when a stampede occurred and more than 210 people were killed. Also the incident coincided with Eid, that is being celebrated all over the world by Muslims. At least 400 people were injured last time and this ...

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Hajj Accident Again, 107 Killed Including 2 Indians, 237 Injured

While last year’s Hajj went off incident-less, this year’s Hajj has begun with a crane collapese that killed 107 pilgrims, including Two Indians in the holy city of Mecca on Friday, 10 days before the Hajj. Confirming the news, Indian consulate in Jeddah said 15 more Indians have been injured in the incident and are rushed to hospitals in the ...

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Indrani or Kattappa: How They Baffle us?

When it comes to Indian bright minds, compassion and comparison have no bounds and the last one was from the historic film “Baahubali” when Kattappa killed his own master and the latest is why did Indrani kill her own daughter? While SS Rajamouli is secretly filming the residue of his next part of “Baahubali”, that is to showcase “Why Kattappa, ...

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Unaware of Camera, Indrani Blames Sanjeev, Driver in Lock-up

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Mumbai Police adopted a master-plan on Tuesday to extract more details about the Sheena Bora murder case as the accused were put in a room and without their knowledge, they were monitored by the cops via a CCTV camera. The whole planning was done by Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria and Joint CP (law and order) Deven Bharti as Indrani refused ...

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Mystery? It’s Raining Live Fish Near Vijayawada (Video)

Not for the first time but in 1970, the Discovery Channel recorded the fish rain, that too live fish falling from the sky and the video taken live in Yoro, Honduras, called locally “Lluvia de Peces” has been going viral on WhatsApp for over a week. Surprsingly, the live fish rain fell closer home in the Gollamudi village of Nandigama ...

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Salman Saga: Hit and Run to Regret Ever After (Chronology)

Ever since September 2002, Salman Khan has been under duress for his ill-advised act of running away from an accident that many people do in India. But here is a 13-year-old saga that should open the eyes of the wealthy and ill-advised youngsters rearing to go at wheels:   Timeline of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case: September 28, ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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What Happened Since Salman Khan’s 2002 Hit and Run Accident

It’s curtains down on Salman Khan with the final verdict on May 6 in the 13-year-old hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, in which one person was killed and four injured. The announcement was made today, Tuesday, a day after the prosecution, led by special public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat, and the defence team led by Shrikant Shivade completed their ...

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Turkey lifts ban on Facebook, Twitter but not Youtube

Turkey, known for its on and off ban on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube has lifted the ban on social networking websites, pending talks with Youtube on adherence to government rules not to publish photos or spread them on their platforms. The recent ban was imposed following a court order to stop sharing images of a lawyer being held at gunpoint ...

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Timeline of Recent Security Breaches at White House

A loud bang due to fire in a food vendor’s cart nearby triggered lockdown at the White House as President Barack Obama was about to leave in a helicopter. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said the fire was put off and the President and his family left by motorcade an hour later to Andrews Air Force base to board Air ...

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Why Japanese are Soft Targets for World Terrorists?

Japan, land of the rising Sun, has woken up on Sunday morning to the news of the death of Kenji Goto, whose killing was shown in a video released by Islamic State militants, far away in Iraq. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan “would not give in to terrorism” and that he would expand his support to countries fighting IS, which ...

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Timeline of Kashmir Floods: 879 AD to 2014, Nature Wreaks Havoc on Valley Every 50 Years

History of floods mark Kashmir Valley with the  Jhelum river overflowing every 50 years and submerging Srinagar and the surrounding villages as it happened this time with more than 400 people killed and 2,000 villages marooned. Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, said citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods ...

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Why Modi’s First Choice of Bhutan visit Raises Eye Brows? (Timeline)

Though Bhutan visit is imminent for every Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi’s choice to go to the Himalayan nation comes as a pleasant surprise for many while the Western nations take it as another signal of India’s long-term foreign policy to keep regional balance strictly under its favour. Today, Sunday June 15, 2014 marks Modi’s first sojourn abroad technically begins ...

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Satyam merger with Tech Mahindra ends an era of IT fraud

Finally, Satyam’s saga will end with the proposed merger with its parent company Tech Mahindra to form one of the top five IT companies in the country. The announced merger will create a behemoth of $2.4 billion company, with more than than 75,000 employees serving about 350 clients in 54 countries. “This would make us a company with an annual ...

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