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First multi-planet solar system spotted


August 29th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Astronomers have spotted the first-ever multi-planet solar system orbiting a binary star, with the help of two telescopes in Texas.The discovery by astronomers from Texas-Austin and ... Read more...

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US forges connect with India through green crafts


April 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.It is also ... Read more...

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Tata Power to launch awareness campaign on Earth Day


April 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Power utility major Tata Power will launch a nationwide energy conservation campaign involving school students and its employees to mark Earth Day, celebrated world over April ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha'i prayer in Farsi.After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling ... Read more...

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Amy Smart engaged to boyfriend Oosterhouse


April 25th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Actress Amy Smart has announced her engagement to boyfriend Carter Oosterhouse.Smart told US magazine that the news was "very new" and "very exciting". The couple have ... Read more...

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Ladakh celebrates Earth Day by planting tree saplings


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Apr 22(ANI): Authorities and local residents, including college students, in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on Friday celebrated the Earth Day with a mass tree plantation drive.The Earth Day observed this ... Read more...

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Dikshit issues protect nature message on ‘World Earth Day’


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has urged the school students and teachers to protect nature on the occasion of 'World Earth Day'.Dikshit, who celebrated the occasion with ... Read more...

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Depleting forests in Himachal worry green activists (April 22 is Earth Day)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Depleting green cover, receding water resources and frequent change in climatic conditions are worrying the environmentalists in Himachal Pradesh. The reason is obvious. The small hill ... Read more...

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Say no to plastic and grow more trees: Dikshit (April 22 is Earth Day)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday exhorted school children and city residents to abandon the use of plastic and asked them to plant more trees.Addressing ... Read more...

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Celebrate Earth Day with footwear made of recycled tyres (With Images)


April 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With the world celebrating International Earth Day on Friday, leading manufactures and designers in the footwear industry are contributing with an intiative called "Soles with ... Read more...

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World’s first ever carbon neutral bra goes on sale in UK


April 14th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): With Earth Day just over a week away, a leading retailer in the UK has already given shoppers an eco-makeover.Marks and Spencer has made 'going green' even easier ... Read more...

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Avatar director - James Cameron all set to plant 1 million trees


August 16th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After directing the block buster 3D movie Avatar and creating numerous records in the process, James Cameron is now all set to do his bit for the ... Read more...

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US ambassador visits Dharavi slum


May 11th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Dharavi in central Mumbai, known as Asia's largest slum, had an unusual but distinguished visitor Tuesday - US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer. He spent time at the ... Read more...

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Is Joel Rogers The Man Behind The US President?


April 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joel Rogers, the American academic and political activist may be the man behind the Progressive Movement of American President Barack Obama, if a report in Fox ... Read more...

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Hindu mantras & Jewish prayers opened Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


April 26th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 26 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2010 celebrations opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit and Hebrew scriptures.Starting with Shanti Mantra in Sanskrit, acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed read "Prithvi Sukta" ... Read more...

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Reduce your consumption to live more ’sustainably’


April 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Want to live more 'sustainably'? Well, then just don't buy stuff.That's the conclusion of the second annual Earth Day survey at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and ... Read more...

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Heroes: Hayden Panettiere Chops Off All Her Hair


April 24th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the Green Carpet and Home Tree Earth Day celebration which was held in Los Angeles yesterday, Hayden Panettierre showed off her new, super short hair ... Read more...

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Hayden Panettiere showcases her new hair-do


April 24th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Heroes’ star Hayden Panettiere showcased her new hair-do recently at the ‘Green Carpet and Home Tree Earth Day’ in Los Angeles. At the red carpet ... Read more...

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40 Best Nature Images To Go On Display On Earth Day


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to mark the Earth Day, around forty of the best images of nature is all set to be displayed in New ... Read more...

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Lyrids Meteor Shower To Pace Up On Earth Day


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) April 22 shall witness the peak of Lyrids meteor shower for the year 2010 as they light up the northern hemisphere. Geologists at the observatory ... Read more...

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Earth Day Witnesses ‘Avatar’ DVD And Blu Ray Release


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While a lot of environment awareness groups and entities are busy holding workshops and seminars today, the Earth day, maverick filmmaker James Cameron has resorted to ... Read more...

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Himachal bans throwing ‘gutka’ sachets in public places


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday imposed a ban on throwing 'gutka' (chewing tobacco) sachets in public places. Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said: "From today (Thursday) onwards, a complete ... Read more...

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On Earth day, city of Taj spreads threat-awareness


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 22 (IANS) Hundreds of students holding placards and banners marched through the streets in the trans-Yamuna area here Thursday to spread awareness about the threats posed to planet earth by ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Earth Day in varied hues (April 22 is Earth Day)


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) From taking a pledge to save water to taking part in a fun-filled event of creating something out of waste, the Indian capital Thursday celebrated Earth ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden announces $425 million in Recovery Act funds for energy efficiency building retrofits


April 21st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced the selection of 25 communities that will receive $425 million in Recover Act funds to ramp up energy efficiency building retrofits, ... Read more...

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Declare Earth Day meat-free day, PETA tells PM


April 21st, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to declare Earth Day, on Thursday, a meat-free day to ... Read more...

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Lyrid meteor shower set to dazzle night sky on Earth Day


April 20th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): The 40th anniversary celebration of Earth Day could be followed by some 'natural fireworks,' courtesy the peak of the annual Lyrid meteor shower arriving on April 22."Although ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department acknowledges Earth Day’s 40th anniversary


April 20th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of State released a statement on Monday, acknowledging the importance of a stable ecology on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.“Forty years ago, Earth ... Read more...

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Visitors get energy saving tips at expo in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 19 (IANS/WAM) As part of an environment conservation campaign ahead of the World Earth Day, a unique exhibition in Abu Dhabi is giving the visitors some easy tips ... Read more...

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NASA to host Earth Day tweet up


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): NASA is all set to host its first Earth Day Tweetup on the National Mall in Washington with @NASA Twitter followers and NASA scientists on April 18.The event ... Read more...

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It is for organisers to answer Amitabh’s query: Congress


March 28th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Congress reacted cautiously to the controversy over removal of actor Abhishek Bachchan's posters and his video message at an Earth Day function attended by Delhi ... Read more...

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Why was Abhishek dropped from Earth Hour event: Amitabh


March 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) An upset Amitabh Bachchan is wondering why his actor son Abhishek Bachchan, who was appointed the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) ambassador for Earth Day, was dropped from ... Read more...

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Chile quake shifted Earth axis to shorten length of a day, says NASA


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): NASA has announced that the February 27 Chile earthquake was so powerful that it likely shifted an Earth axis and shortened the length of a day.According to ... Read more...

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Aerosmith set for Beijing’s Show of Peace gig?


January 15th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): American hard rock band Aerosmith is reportedly set to play their first show without frontman Steven Tyler at the Show of Peace concert in Beijing, China in ... Read more...

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Ira Einhorn, Co-Founder of Earth Day, is the Unicorn Killer


April 24th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by GD
Ira Einhorn, an icon of the green movement and the self-declared co-founder of Earth Day, is a cold blooded murderer and serving a life sentences for the murder. His name Einhorn means ... Read more...

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