Apollo

  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals 08-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of...
  • Watch a master pickpocket reveal the tricks of his trade 11-11-2013 07:04 AM

    Professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins demonstrates some of his techniques on writer Adam Green. In magic circles, Robbins is regarded as a kind of legend. Psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and the military study his methods for what they reveal about the nature of human attention, says a New Yorker story profiling his spectacular...
  • New NASA spacecraft to investigate moon mystery 05-09-2013 10:27 AM

    More than 40 years after the last Apollo astronauts left the moon, NASA is preparing to launch a small robotic spacecraft to investigate one of their most bizarre discoveries. Crews reported seeing an odd glow on the lunar horizon just before sunrise. The phenomenon, which prompted a notebook sketch by...
  • Eid gift for Tripura couple: Successful surgery on son who had 2 heads 09-08-2013 09:51 AM

    Kolkata: A young couple from Tripura got an extraordinary gift this Eid. Their eight-month-old son Tofajjal got a new lease of life after doctors successfully removed his medical deformity. The child was born with a rare deformity. There was a second head growing on top of his head, the head,...
  • Apollo Tyres to buy US-based Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion 13-06-2013 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: India's Apollo Tyres Ltd agreed to buy US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co for about $2.5 billion in a deal that would make it the world's seventh-largest tire maker and reduce its dependence on a slowing Indian auto market. The acquisition of Cooper - the second biggest US...
  • Apollo Pharmacy resumes selling Ranbaxy drugs 10-06-2013 01:06 PM

    Mumbai: Apollo Pharmacy started selling Ranbaxy drugs at its stores again on Monday after the company recertified its stocks. Apollo Pharmacy had on Friday issued a cautionary advisory against Ranbaxy drugs and had temporarily suspended their sale. Earlier, Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital had also stopped the use of Ranbaxy drugs. "Our...
  • Apollo Pharmacy issues advisory against Ranbaxy drugs 07-06-2013 04:57 PM

    Mumbai: Apollo Pharmacy on Friday issued a cautionary advisory against Ranbaxy drugs and temporarily suspended their sale. Earlier, Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital had stopped the use of Ranbaxy drugs. "Our medical committee, which is a very strong committee within Apollo, has reviewed the matter and recommended, as a cautionary measure, we...
  • US: Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage 26-05-2013 10:08 PM

    Washington: Moon dust samples gathered by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 lunar mission have been discovered inside a California lab warehouse after sitting in the dusty storage unnoticed for more than 40 years. Vials of Moon dust brought back to Earth by Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were found last...
  • Pakistani girl gets fresh lease of life in Indian hospital 13-04-2013 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: It's a rebirth for 16-year-old Pakistani girl Madiha Tariq Sheikh, who feels India is her "own country" where she underwent a successful liver transplant surgery. Madiha, who hails from Lahore, was flown to India on February 3 after she slipped into coma due to acute liver failure and...
  • NASA questions Apollo 13 cmdr's right to sell list 07-01-2012 08:51 AM

    Miami: NASA is questioning whether Apollo 13 commander James Lovell has the right to sell a 70-page checklist from the flight that includes his handwritten calculations crucial in guiding the damaged spacecraft back to Earth. The document was sold by Heritage Auctions in November for more than USD 388,000, some...
  • Apollo Hospitals launch robot for stroke treatment 30-10-2011 08:20 AM

    Hyderabad: Apollo Hospitals, India's biggest corporate hospital chain, Saturday launched "stroke Robot" which enables real-time quality care to stroke patients in areas far away from major cities. The RP-7 remote presence Robot is a mobile robotic platform that enables the physician to remotely monitor and guide the treatment of stroke....
  • Azhar bids tearful farewell to Ayazuddin 17-09-2011 10:31 AM

    Hyderabad: "Ayaz is no more," was the brief SMS a shattered Mohammad Azharuddin sent to his close friends on Friday immediately after the Apollo Hospital declared that his younger son Mohammad Ayazuddin (19) passed away at 11:51 am due to hypoxic encephalopathy, six days after his sports bike skidded on...
  • Ex-cricketer Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin dead 16-09-2011 12:26 PM

    Hyderabad: Ayazuddin, son of former cricketer and Moradabad MP Mohammad Azharuddin, succumbed to his injuries suffered in a road mishap on Friday. Ayazuddin was being treated at the Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. Ayazuddin (19) had sustained critical injuries after a sports bike, which he and his cousin Ajmal-ur-Rahman (16) were...
  • NASA's $ 35 bn rocket to be the most powerful 16-09-2011 08:52 AM

    Washington: To soar far away from Earth and even on to Mars, NASA has dreamed up the world's most powerful rocket, a behemoth that borrows from the workhorse liquid-fuel rockets that sent Apollo missions into space four decades ago. But with a price tag that some estimate at $ 35...
  • New moon landing photo even shows boot tracks! 07-09-2011 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: NASA has made available a picture that provide the sharpest images yet of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 moon landing sites. The high definition photo even shows the boot tracks left behind in 1972 by the last US astronaut to walk on the Moon. This August 2011...
  • Neil Armstrong urges return to the Moon 25-08-2011 01:10 PM

    Sydney: Astronaut Neil Armstrong has urged a return to the Moon to train for missions to Mars as the United States contemplates the future of its space programme following the end of the shuttle era. The first man to walk on the Moon is due to address the US Congress...
  • Who owns Aircel: the Reddy stake mystery 13-06-2011 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Till now its been Swan Telecom and Reliance, Unitech wireless and Kalaingar TV that have felt the 2G spectrum scam heat. Now as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enters its next level of investigations, with deals that took place between 2001 to 2007, it is looking at...
  • Faridabad: residents worried about safety after crash 26-05-2011 08:57 PM

    A day after the fatal air crash reported, fear still lingers on in the tiny bylanes of Faridabad. ...
  • Bad weather led to Faridabad crash: report 26-05-2011 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: The preliminary report on the plane crash in Faridabad in which 10 people - seven on board the ill-fated aircraft and three on ground - were killed says that the engine of the P-12 turboprop aircraft was fine and it was the turbulent weather that led to the...
  • Crashed air ambulance was considered safe 26-05-2011 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: EMSOS Medical Private Limited Director Dr Navneet Singh said that the plane is considered to be a very useful and safe aircraft. "It is a very safe aircraft, very useful for emergency services. We have been in worse weather so it's hard to tell what happened. This aircraft...
  • Kashmiri doctor killed in Faridabad crash 26-05-2011 02:21 PM

    Srinagar: A 27-year-old Kashmiri doctor specialising in emergency medicine was among the 10 people killed when an air ambulance crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Faridabad. Syed Arshad Abbas was working as an emergency medical officer with the hospital, the sources told IANS. He was on board the air ambulance...
  • Plane crash devastates Faridabad colony 26-05-2011 01:28 PM

    Faridabad: It was a beautiful windy Wednesday night with residents of Parvatiya colony in Faridabad getting ready to go to bed when a bright light and an unusual sound from the sky jolted them out of their slumber. The light and the sound came from an air ambulance crashing into...
  • Air crash wipes out womenfolk of family 26-05-2011 11:38 AM

    Faridabad: Other than gusts of wind and a power cut, it was a normal evening for the Sehrawats in Parvatiya Colony here when tragedy struck from the sky in the form of a crashing plane, wiping away all the womenfolk of the family. Fifty five-year-old Vedvati, her daughter Sarita (19)...
  • Faridabad crash: Govt orders independent probe 26-05-2011 11:36 AM

    Faridabad: Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi has said that investigation into the aircraft crash in Faridabad will be carried out independently and not by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Zaidi said that the commander of the ill-fated plane had reported about bad weather before the crash. "The investigation...