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Russia marks Sputnik's 50th anniversary

Russia on Thursday marked the golden jubilee of the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, which sparked off a space race between the then Communist state and the US 50 years ago. Giant......

When US almost blew up the moon to prove a point

The United States had planned to blow up the moon with a nuclear bomb in the 1950s. At the height of the space race, the US considered detonating an atom bomb on the moon as a display of America's......

The last column K Subrahmanyam never wrote

India's foremost grand strategist shaped policy from the outside, seeking to enhance India's power without seeking any for himself, says Sanjaya BaruHis voice was faint, almost conspiratorial.......

What Obama said in his State of the Union speech

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered his State of the Union speech in the US Congress. Here's the transcript:Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th......

Rock Star Rocket Scientist

Something seems to happen to you guys when you cross the Atlantic. You become a changed personality. I wanted to find out why?" said Dr Kalam. The large audience just loved the opening. They had......

It's time to focus on human capital

There was a Sputnik moment in the world of global education in December 2010.About 5,000 students from China, included for the first time in the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

12 innovations from the 1950s that we still use today

The decade of 1950s is marked with some of the major scientific innovations such as the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA and the launch of Sputnik I, which started the Space Race. It......

Chelsea and Inter through, Milan have to wait

Inter Milan and Chelsea secured their places in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday but AC Milan will have to wait after an 89th-minute goal by Ronaldinho gave Barcelona a 2-1 win......
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Russia abandons its Mistral warship deal with France

Stephan Mahe/Reuters The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/REPORTS-Russia-abandons-its-Mistral-warship-deal-with-France/articleshow/47433034.cms?utm_source=ten_minutes_with&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=Content_Patnership
Decision on Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Site'Out of Our Hands'

The authorities in the US state of Michigan have no control over Canada's decision to allow burying nuclear waste near the Great Lakes on the... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Science/7551kw6u2/DEQ-Decision-on-Great-Lakes-Nuclear-Waste-Site.htm
04 PM Russia Expects Notification On Ka-226T Choppers Production In India Russia is expecting a formal notification from the Indian government on its decision to launch Ka-226T cargo-transport helicopter project at...

Russian Helicopters' Kamov 226T Russia is expecting a formal notification from the Indian government on its decision to launch Ka-226T... ...

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/13011/Russia_Expects_Notification_On_Ka_226T_Choppers_Production_In_India
UK to host biggest ever Soviet space show outside Russia

A new exhibition on the Soviet Union's space programme opening in London this year will be the biggest of its kind ever held outside Russia,... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Science/7551kufy4/UK-to-host-biggest-ever-Soviet-space-show.htm
Majority of U.S. Senate favors improving ties with Cuba

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. International Philippines News Agency Newswire... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Majority-of-U.S.-Senate-favors-improving-ties-with-Cuba/7194851

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