eclipses

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sound from MP3 players eclipses environmental noise


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Noise from listening to MP3 players and stereos has eclipsed the noise from loud work environments, even though it still is a small fraction of each ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hazare agitation eclipses other protests at Jantar Mantar


December 11th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Protests on issues like a separate Telangana state and the Mullaperiyar Dam were literally lost in the crowd at Jantar Mantar Sunday as Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Bol’ - speak up for this little (IANS Movie Review)


August 31st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bol"; Cast: Humaima Malick, Manzar Sehbai and Atif Aslam; Director: Shoaib Mansoor; Rating ****Pakistan, in contrast to India, which is one the largest film producing nation in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rare Venus eclipse Thursday


June 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Planet Venus will be eclipsed by the Moon -- as seen from the earth -- Thursday."This eclipsing is called occultation, similar to what happens in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Delhiites set to witness darkest lunar eclipse


June 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Some will visit the Nehru Planetarium while others will arm themselves with telescopes and take their places on their terraces -- Delhiites are all set ... Read more...

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Audiences may not fall for Sukumar’s ‘100% Love’ (Telugu Movie Review)


May 8th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "100% Love"; Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Thamanna, Naresh, Vijaya Kumar, K.R. Vijaya, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, M.S.Narayana and others; Director: Sukumar; Produce: Allu Arvind and Bunny Vasu; Music Director: Devi Sree Prasad; Camera: ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oz selectors delighted with Lee’s form going into World Cup


January 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Jan.25 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee could be just as invaluable to Australia's World Cup campaign in the Indian subcontinent as current golden boy Shane Watson, given his form ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Partial solar eclipse Jan 4


December 29th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A partial solar eclipse will occur Jan 4, 2011. This will be the first of the six eclipses - four solar and two lunar - that people ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lunar Eclispe Coincides With Winter Solstice After 456 Years


December 20th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that this year, the North American people will have double reason to rejoice as according to eclipse experts, Lunar Eclipse and Winter Solstice are ... Read more...

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The Skygazers Are Waiting For The Rare View: Lunar Eclipse 2010


December 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sky-gazers in North America are up for a visual treat this week as this time the total Lunar Eclipse in three years is all set ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Star system that resembles a game of snooker


November 9th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered an unusual star system which looks like a game of snooker.Experts from the Warwick and Sheffield universities in Britain were part of an international consortium ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists discover planets around elderly binary star


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a planetary system consisting of at least two massive Jupiter-like planets orbiting the extremely close binary star system NN Serpentis.The discovery was made by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5-year time span eclipses US’ ‘conditional’ 2bn-dollar military aid offer to Pak


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): On the final day of the latest US-Pakistan strategic dialogue, the United States announced a 2 billion-dollar military aid package designed to prod Pakistan into taking a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain’s record jackpot winner to walk away with $180 mn


October 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Britain's biggest-ever lottery jackpot winner will be walking away with 113 million pounds (about $180 million), a media report said Saturday.But it is not yet known if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U2 to perform in Melbourne in December


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 will perform in Melbourne in December as part of their 360 Degrees tour.Tickets for the world's biggest-ever rock show will go on sale ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eclipsed pulsar could be key to understanding compressed space matter


August 18th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) has found the first fast X-ray pulsar to be eclipsed by its companion star.The study will help scientists understand some of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

My Ensembles Are Real Stars Of The Show - Varun Bahl


August 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Designer Varun Bahl a media shy person does not like Bollywood celebs walking the ramp and showcasing his ensembles. Bahl designs for a devoted European clientele ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiny termite, not lion, lords over African Savannah


May 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The tiny termite eclipses much larger and mightier animals likes lions, elephants and giraffes when it comes to lording over African grasslands. Ecologists say they've found these humble ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Politics eclipses civic issues in Bengal municipal polls


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Political issues and not civic problems of immediate concern to the common man are taking centrestage in the upcoming West Bengal municipal polls, considered the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands watch the ‘Ring of Fire’ in Kerala


January 15th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Thousands of people, especially in the southern districts of Kerala, viewed the millennium's longest solar eclipse Friday. A clear sky helped them have an excellent view. The maximum crowd ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in National |

Scientists, astrologers differ on annual solar eclipse’s impact on the country


January 14th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal Sharma / Girish DubeyBangalore, Jan.14 (ANI): While scientists say this year's first annular solar eclipse will be just another eclipse and there is nothing to be anxious about, some astrologers ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

How yellow supergiant star pulls off its lengthy disappearing act


January 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): A team of astronomers has solved a nearly two-century-old mystery of how Epsilon Aurigae, a yellow supergiant star, pulls off its lengthy disappearing act.On January 1, 2010, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar gets Rs 4.5 million face-lift


November 18th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Nov. 18 (ANI): The 17th century world famous Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is undergoing a 4.5 million-rupee refurbishment job.The historic monument is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Karnataka to ban burying disabled kids neck-deep during eclipses


July 23rd, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government will ban the ritual of burying disabled children neck-deep in mud during eclipse for curing polio or other disabilities, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said here ... Read more...

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Solar eclipse 2009 video replay


July 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century cast a 258km (160 mile) wide shadow over the worlds most populous nations earlier today, recorded on video for replay by millions of ... Read more...

Posted in Videos |

Astrologers across India make predictions on effects of solar eclipse


July 21st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, July 21 (ANI): Astrologers made predictions on the effects of solar eclipse based on their mythological beliefs that solar eclipse spells misfortune and disorder.People for ages have considered eclipses especially ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Total Solar Eclipse 2009 To Be Observed On July 22


July 20th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
The final countdown is here for the most awaited "Total Solar Eclipse 2009" which is supposed to be the longest solar eclipse that our generation will witness till the year 2032. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Haryana gears up for 1.5 m tourists during solar eclipse


July 12th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Keen to capitalise on religious fervour during a major solar eclipse July 22, the Haryana tourism department has made elaborate arrangements for visitors to the holy town of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two Lunar And One Solar Eclipse To Be Observed In 2009


July 6th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
The month of July and August in 2009, will witness the night sky to light up in a rare series of astrological phenomenon. It seems that within a span of a month ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How Royals blew Brit taxpayers’ money


June 30th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 30 (ANI): Brit taxpayers had to dole out 250,000 pounds for a makeover of Princess Beatrice's university digs, stated a bill revealed by the Queen on June 29.The fund was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bartha’s “Hangover”


June 4th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
"Hangover" is certainly looking all set to be this summer's surprise hit. Every summer brings with it a few surprise hits and misses. This year's big surprise hit may well be the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man U bags football’s biggest shirt sponsor deal


June 4th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): English Premier League champions and one of the richest football clubs in the world, Manchester United, has clinched game's biggest shirt sponsor deal worth 80 million pounds ... Read more...

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