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India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon.

Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon

Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon

India on Monday launched a low-cost rocket on a historic bid to put a landing craft on the surface of the Moon and join an elite space force.

India's eighth navigation satellite implodes on take off

India's eighth navigation satellite implodes on take off

The IRNSS-1H satellite had been expected to join seven others in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) to take the country a step further to developing its own global positioning system.

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space agency.

US drone strike kills local Qaeda leader in South Yemen

US drone strike kills local Qaeda leader in South Yemen

A suspected US drone strike killed a local leader in Al Qaeda and five of his aides in southern Yemen, as Yemeni and Emirati troops pressed their offensive against the militant group.

Qatar in festive mood to celebrate National Day

Qatar in festive mood to celebrate National Day

Qatar is all decked up and the nation is in a festive mood to celebrate the National Day on Friday with a slew of programmes scheduled at venues across the country.