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India’s First Navigation Satellite System


          The Indian Government is looking to it that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is develops the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System or the IRNSS to provide two important services. One is the Standard Positioning Service on land, air and water open for civilian use and the Restricted Service, encrypted one, for authorised users. News has it that this Navigation Satellite System-1A, which is India’s first, will be launched from the home-grown rocket, PSLV-C22 XL at 1.01 am from Sriharikota Space Port on June 12. Sriharikota is located off the Bay of Bengal on Andhra Pradesh coast, about 90km north-east of Chennai. So, this navigation system, which also helps in disaster and fleet management as well as tracking of vehicles, is a 1425 kg IRNSS-1, with a life span of about ten years.

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Sachin Tendulkar’s Biography


Full name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Father: Ramesh Tendulkar, a Marathi novelist,

Born: 24 April 1973 (1973-04-24) (age 35),Mumbai, India

Wife: Anjali (born November 10, 1967), a paediatrician Continue reading

Mahatma Gandhi Biography



Name: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Father: Karamchand Gandhi

Mother: Putlibai

Born: 2 October 1869 Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, British India

Died: 30 January 1948 (aged 78) New Delhi, Union of India

Cause of death: Assassination

Nationality: Indian

Other names: Mahatma Gandhi

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Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam’s Biography

Name: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
Born: October 15, 1931 (1931-10-15) (age 77),Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion: Islam.

Barack Obama’s Biography

Name: Barack Obama
Born : August 4, 1961 (1961-08-04) (age 47),Honolulu, Hawaii.
Birth name: Barack Hussein Obama II.
Nationality : American
Political party: Democratic

RajiniKanth’s biography



 Name: Shivaji Rao Gaikwad (Rajinikanth)

 D.O.B : 12th December, 1950

 Category: Actor

 Country: India, Tamilnadu Continue reading