celestial phenomenon

Venus transit clouded in Kerala, monsoon strengthens (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Rains lashed the Kerala capital Wednesday, disappointing hundreds of school children and others here who could not have a clear view of Venus's transit across the ... Read more...

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Clouds mar venus Venus transit viewing in Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) With the onset of southwest monsoon in coastal and southern Karnataka, rain-bearing clouds marred a clear view of the Venus transiting across the sun early Wednesday ... Read more...

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Delhiites enthralled by century’s last Venus transit (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a breathtaking experience for sky gazers here Wednesday when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth's neighbour - crossed ... Read more...

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Delhiites left awestruck with century’s last Venus transit


June 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a visual treat for Delhiites Wednesday as they witnessed a rare celestial event when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and ... Read more...

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Transit of Venus marred in Kerala


June 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The rare celestial phenomenon of Venus transiting the sun turned out to be a no-show in Kerala as the monsoon rains took centrestage, leaving hundreds of ... Read more...

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Delhi gears up to watch century’s last Venus transit


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sky gazers in Delhi are all set to witness a rare celestial event Wednesday with Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the ... Read more...

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Watch out for Geminid meteor shower Wednesday


December 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Sky gazers can look forward to an exhibition of celestial fireworks as the night sky will be lit up by Geminid meteor showers that are ... Read more...

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Earth will see bigger, brighter Moon Saturday


March 19th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Moon will look bigger and brighter from the Earth Saturday as the rare celestial phenomenon called 'supermoon' will take place in the night sky."Supermoon ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicos condole Bhimsen Joshi’s death


January 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Maharashtra, which was home to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, felt a deep sense of loss at his death Monday. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan condoled it as the demise ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede: Kerala govt to submit report before High Court


January 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (ANI): Kerala Home Secretary Jaya Kumar will today file before the High Court a report on Sabarimala stampede, where 102 pilgrims lost their lives at Pullmedu in Idukki district ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj pulls up Kerala Govt. over Sabarimala tragedy


January 19th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelIdukki (Kerala), Jan 19 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, who visited the Sabarimala stampede site at Pulumedu in Kerala's Idukki District on Wednesday alleged lapses ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari, Chidambaram condole death of Sabarimala pilgrims


January 15th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram have expressed deep shock and sent their condolences to the families of those killed in ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan orders judicial probe into Kerala stampede


January 15th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Vandipaeriyar (Kerala), Jan 15 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Saturday announced a judicial probe into the stampede that claimed around 104 lives and left over 60 others injured ... Read more...

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President, PM condole death of Sabarimala pilgrims, toll reaches 102


January 15th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the death of Sabarimala pilgrims.At least 102 people were killed and 60 injured in a ... Read more...

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Lunar Eclipse Viewed By Icelanders The Best


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The full lunar eclipse which took place yesterday was seen from some parts of the world while the enthusiasm and excitement of the residents of some ... Read more...

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Sky Watchers Enjoy Lunar Eclipse Spectacle


December 21st, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lunar eclipse that is in progress has made the stargazers excited as it is going to be a full eclipse. However, this season's full lunar ... Read more...

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India to miss total solar eclipse


July 11th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) This year's total solar eclipse on Sunday will be missed by sky gazers in India as the celestial phenomenon will not be visible in Asia. The eclipse will ... Read more...

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Halley’s Comet Remnanats To Be Seen In Meteor Shower


May 6th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halley's comet is considered as one of the most important celestial phenomenon that exists in our solar system. It comes close to the earth once in ... Read more...

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Thick clouds delay eclipse’s view in Lucknow


January 15th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) A large number of people, from students to homemakers, waiting to see the annular solar eclipse in the Uttar Pradesh capital, had to wait for over an hour ... Read more...

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Excitement grips Bangalore as moon eclipses sun… almost


January 15th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The Karnataka capital went into excitement mode Friday as hundreds watched the moon eclipsing the sun, with clouds clearing the sky in time for maximum coverage at 1.23 ... Read more...

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Millions take holy dip in Ganges during solar eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi/Allahabad, Jan 15 (ANI): Thousands of Hindus took a dip in the River Ganges during the solar eclipse on Friday to ward off the "evil effects" of the celestial phenomenon.In Varanasi, ... Read more...

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Sky gazers gather in Shimla to see solar eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) A large number of skygazers gathered in this Himachal Pradesh capital Friday for a glimpse of the rare celestial spectacle - the annular solar eclipse, officials said. Kamraj ... Read more...

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Annular solar eclipse begins in Delhi


January 15th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The millennium's longest annular solar eclipse began in the national capital Friday but fog and cloudy skies marred a clear view of the celestial spectacle. Although seen ... Read more...

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Solar eclipse begins at India’s southernmost tip


January 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), Jan 15 (IANS) The longest annular solar eclipse of the millennium began at 11.06 a.m. Friday in this Tamil Nadu city as thousands of people converged here to watch ... Read more...

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Special goggles, telescopes - Lucknow set for solar eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Scientific institutions and schools in Lucknow have made elaborate arrangements - from acquiring special goggles to installing telescopes - for people to watch the annular solar eclipse Friday. The ... Read more...

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Fog may play spoilsport during solar eclipse Jan 15


January 13th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) As the capital's residents eagerly await the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse Jan 15 - even if seen only partially from here, dense fog predicted early in ... Read more...

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“Once upon two blue moons” before 2009 ends


December 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Before the year ends, sky gazers would have already witnessed the rare phenomenon of two full moons in just one month, which is also termed as "blue moon".After ... Read more...

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Party under a blue moon this new year eve!


December 29th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Take out some time from new year eve revelry Thursday and look at the sky to catch a glimpse of a rare celestial phenomenon - a blue ... Read more...

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The eclipse behind the clouds - and a dejected Taregna (Lead)


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Taregna (Bihar), July 22 (IANS) The overcast skies cast a dampener and the rare celestial event unfolded behind rain clouds, disappointing the many thousands from India and the world. But ... Read more...

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What does the Sun mean to your heart?


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Your stars could have a bearing on your heart condition, says a study by astrologers.As per Hindu mythology, every organ of the body is governed by ... Read more...

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Cloudy skies mar solar eclipse (Lead)


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Cloudy skies in large parts of northern and western India Wednesday marred a clear view of the century's longest total solar eclipse but the celestial spectacle was ... Read more...

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Cloudy sky plays spoilsport in Bihar’s ‘eclipse village’


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Taregna (Bihar), July 22 (IANS) Thousands of people who have gathered in this Bihar village to witness the century's largest total eclipse are disappointed as the Sun remained hidden under the cloudy ... Read more...

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India getting ready to watch an eclipsed sun (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Taregna/Surat, July 21 (IANS) The wait to witness a once-in-a-lifetime celestial phenomenon ends at dawn Wednesday when an eclipsed sun rises over the horizon. And tens of thousands of people all ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s battle between astronomy and astrology over eclipse


July 20th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Even as the world looks forward to the rare celestial phenomenon of a total solar eclipse Wednesday, astrologers here say the event could be a bad omen. But ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar excited about solar eclipse at Taregana (With Image)


July 20th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is upbeat about watching the total solar eclipse Wednesday along with scientists from across the world at Taregana village, one of the best ... Read more...

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