Answer :- ASTROSAT [This satellite was launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-30. India is only the fourth nation to achieve the feat after the US, Russia and Japan. As stated on the website of ISRO, it has launched 81 satellites including 51 foreign satellites by PSLV during 1994-2015. On 26 May 1999, ISRO helped foreign nations for the first time by launching two satellites - KITSAT-3 satellite for the Republic of Korea and DLR-TUBSAT of Germany and it took another 16 years to hit the half century.]
2. Microsoft launches local data centres in which states in India?
Answer :- Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra [Microsoft inaugurated three data centres - Chennai, Pune and Mumbai - in the country. ]