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International Happiness Day created


June 30th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Enjoying life finally has a place on the world's calendar now, as the UN General Assembly has passed a resolution appointing March 20 as the ... Read more...

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UN to observe Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) The UN will observe Earth Hour Saturday by turning off the lights for one hour at its facilities around the world.The world body, headquartered in ... Read more...

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General Motors sells over 186,000 vehicles in October


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The leading US automaker, General Motors Co. Tuesday announced that it sold a total of 186,895 vehicles in October.The sales figures are up two percent from ... Read more...

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Delhi schoolkids observe autumn equinox


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Students from 10 schools in and around the national capital got together at the Jantar Mantar Friday to observe the autumn equinox, the NGO which ... Read more...

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Watch autumn equinox at Jantar Mantar Thursday


September 21st, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) School students can watch the autumnal equinox at the Jantar Mantar here Thursday, an NGO said. An equinox occurs twice a year when the day ... Read more...

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Day, night to be equal Monday


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Day and night will be of equal duration Monday, marking the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere.According to the Science Popularisation Association of Communicators ... Read more...

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Celebrate Navroz with a platter from Tajikistan (Eating Out With IANS, With Image)


March 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A traditional festival platter from Tajikistan is adding a touch of gastronomic joy to the spirit of Navroz, the Persian spring festival celebrated by the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

It Is Once In A ‘Blue Moon’ Tonight


November 21st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular English proverb, "Once In A Blue Moon" holds true today. Today, the world will witness a rare sight in the sky. Contrary to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rare Super “Harvest Moon” Phenomenon Witnessed


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wonderful phenomenon known as " Harvest moon" took place this equinox on Sep 22, Wednesday. The time varied a few hours depending on the location. ... Read more...

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Day and night to be equal Thursday


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Day and night will be of equal duration Thursday, marking the beginning of autumn in northern hemisphere. During an autumnal equinox, the sun shines directly overhead ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Assamese celebrate Bihu across Maharashtra with great fervor


May 21st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Pune/Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 21 (ANI): Assamese communities in different parts of India are leaving no stone unturned to keep their ancient culture and traditions alive, and one of the mediums being used ... Read more...

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Industry lends support to Earth Hour


March 26th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Inc Friday lent its support to Earth Hour -- a global climate awareness initiative, which urges people and institutions to switch off their lights for an ... Read more...

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UN to turn off lights for Earth Hour Saturday


March 25th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 25 (IANS) The UN will observe Earth Hour Saturday in its facilities across the world to show its commitment to action on climate change, WAM news agency reported. Earth Hour, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manmohan Singh greets nation on ‘Navroz’


March 20th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday greeted the people of the country on the occasion of Navroz, the Parsi New Year.Dr Singh said the festival ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vernal Equinox 2010 Falls On March 20


March 19th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After experiencing several chilly months of winter, people of the North Pole are waiting for the spring season. According to the reports, Saturday, March 20, 2010 ... Read more...

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Day and night to be equally long Saturday


March 19th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Sky gazers in the capital are looking forward to watch the spring equinox Saturday - when the sun shines directly overhead as viewed from the earth, making ... Read more...

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Saturn’s aurorae results in movie featuring both of the planet’s poles


February 13th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 13 (ANI): Researchers, using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, recently took advantage of a rare opportunity to record Saturn's aurorae, resulting in a unique movie featuring both of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Groundhog Day Celebrated Amidst Festivities


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Pennsylvania, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is February 2, the Groundhog Day. All are eagerly waiting for Punxsutawney Phil to do the weather prediction. According to a myth, if Punxsutawney ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cassini’s camera captures night falling on Saturn’s rings


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): The wide angle camera aboard the Cassini spacecraft has captured images of Saturn's latest equinox that shows night falling over the planet's rings.Once approximately every 15 years, night ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I’m not doing ‘Seven Husbands’ yet: Priyanka Chopra(Snippets)


September 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rumour mills have been working overtime that after playing 12 different roles in "What's Your Rashee?", Priyanka Chopra has been signed on to essay seven roles ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan and Rituparna Sengupta to tie the knot


September 25th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Fikar not, this knot is not going to be tied in real life. Bollywood's King Shah Rukh Khan and Tollywood Queen would be playing husband and wife in an ad film ... Read more...

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Saturn equinox uncovers hidden dimension to planet’s icy ring


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): NASA scientists have captured the setting of the Sun on Saturn's rings, called equinox, in a series of striking Cassini images, uncovering a hidden dimension to this fabled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fall Sets In With The Autumn Equinox On September 22


September 21st, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fall is just a day away and it is no secret that people are awaiting the beginning of the beautiful and glorious season of Autumn ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Braless Mischa Barton nips out in New York


August 14th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Mischa Barton left little to imagination after stepping out braless during a break from the shooting of a show.The actress reportedly smoked near-permanently on ciggies while taking ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton hits the gym for healthy-living


August 14th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Mischa Barton was said to have hit the gym in a bid to embark on a new healthy lifestyle.The actress, who was placed under the care of ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton trying hard to get fit


August 13th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Troubled actress Mischa Barton has embarked on a health regime and has hired a personal trainer to help her get fit. The 23-year-old who was placed under involuntary ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveals 3D objects in Saturn’s otherwise flat rings


August 8th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Recent images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft are revealing new three-dimensional objects and structures in Saturn's otherwise flat rings, thanks to the planet approaching equinox on August 11th.Through ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures never-before-seen images of Saturn


June 23rd, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): The imaging science team on NASA's Cassini spacecraft has released never-before-seen images and movies from the planet Saturn, which have captured scenes possible only once every 15 years.This ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bose Headphones: Sound Cancelling System Becoming Popular


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
The Chevrolet's Equinox, which is arriving in the market in 2010, known to be a 'different crossover'.Incidentally,Chevrolet has incorporated the technology of Active Noise Cancellation System, which works similar to the ... Read more...

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Shadows of Saturns moons onto its rings signal approach of equinox


March 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Images taken by the cameras of NASAs Cassini spacecraft have captured, for the first time, the shadows of Saturns moons cast onto its broad expanse of rings, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Capital cool after light drizzle


March 20th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The eve of the spring equinox brought welcome relief from the fast-advancing summer to residents of the capital Friday. A light drizzle from the dark clouds ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Obamas dine outs may spark competition among restaurants


January 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 18 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama may spark competition among Washington restaurants after generating tremendous publicity for his dining outlets.The first African-American to be the president of the United States ... Read more...

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Did Obama skip Bushs farewell speech?


January 16th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.16 (ANI): As President George W. Bush delivered his final goodbyes to America on national television, his would be successor Barack Obama and his wife Michelle dined at the DC ... Read more...

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David Duchovny dumps surfing porn for triathlon training


December 8th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 8 (ANI): It looks like Hollywood actor David Duchovny is finding new ways to channel his excess energy.Duchovny, estranged husband of Tea Leoni, was recently spotted at ... Read more...

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New images capture Uranus as it changes seasons


October 14th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has released new Keck II telescope images of the Uranus as it changed seasons.With an 84-year orbit around ... Read more...

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