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It’s once in a blue moon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) There's something everyone does once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday was the day to do what you do occasionally.Thousands ... Read more...

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Once in a blue moon, this Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There's something everyone does every once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday is the day to do that thing you ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

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Moon to come closest to earth Sunday night


May 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Star gazers in the capital are in for a celestial treat Sunday night as it will be the only night in 2012 when the moon ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Moon to be brightest Sunday


May 5th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Watch out for the moon's most prominent and spectacular appearance of the year Sunday -- it will shine at its brightest and look the biggest.This ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Moon to be biggest, brightest May 6


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Get ready for the moon's most prominent and spectacular appearance of the year May 6, as it will shine at its brightest and look the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

On Holi, Nitish dons pink for Badal


March 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) It was celebrated a day later in Bihar owing to astrological reasons, but Holi came with all its colours and camaraderie when it did Friday. Among ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Clouds may obscure Perseids meteor showers Saturday


August 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Overcast skies under a full moon are likely to deprive Delhi sky gazers of one of the finest celestial spectacles Saturday night: the Perseids ... Read more...

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India to witness darkest lunar eclipse June 15


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The darkest total lunar eclipse of this century, which will be visible throughout India, will occur June 15, an official of the Nehru Centre said here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tragedy averted in Mumbai harbour (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A tragedy was averted in Mumbai harbour last week when ill-fated container cargo ship MSC Chitra - which had partly sunk after a collision last August ... Read more...

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Tragedy averted in Mumbai harbour


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A tragedy was averted in Mumbai harbour last week when ill-fated container cargo ship MSC Chitra - which had partly sunk in August last year after ... 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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Supermoon not to have devastating effects, say Indian scientists


March 19th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 19 (ANI): Indian scientists have said the Supermoon, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year, which will be seen in the night today, would not have devastating effect.BG ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hindus urged to take vow on Holi of helping reduce social evils


March 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 16 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Holi greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of helping the communities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

This Saturday moon will appear bigger, brighter!


March 15th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, March 15 (ANI): An expert has said that on coming Saturday (March 19), moon's orbit will be closest to the Earth.The moon will swing around Earth more closely than it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Could ’supermoon’ trigger tidal waves on March 19?


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) The world wide web has broadcast dire warnings about how the movement of the moon will trigger tidal waves and volcanic eruptions on March 19. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How to get the most from your new telescope


January 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new telescope brings with it exciting opportunities to see the unseen sights of space, but what is the best way for beginner to get the most from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lunar eclipse coincides with winter solstice in 400 years


December 21st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) If the skies are clear just before dawn, you could be treated to the sight of the moon's surface turning a blood red in the western hemisphere Tuesday.And ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sarkozy keeps date with Carla at Taj Mahal


December 4th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 4 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy fulfilled his long-cherished dream Saturday evening. He visited the Taj Mahal, the 16th century monument to love, with wife Carla Bruni.Apparently impatient for the ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton shows full moon in sheer leggings disaster


November 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 24 (ANI): Paris Hilton has done it again- the socialite accidentally mooned photogs when she bent over while wearing sheer leggings.The heiress has shown off the goods ... Read more...

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Women do cheat when it comes to weighing scales


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Women resort to a host of bizarre tricks to kid themselves to weigh less than they actually do, a new poll has revealed.Many admit to standing on one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How far women will go to hide their weight!


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that women resort to a host of bizarre tricks to kid themselves they weigh less than they actually do.According to the diet website ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

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Leonid Meteor Shower 2010 Dazzles Night Sky


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star-gazers were surely in for a huge treat as the annual Leonid Meteor Shower dazzled the night sky again this year providing sky-watchers with the perfect ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Thriller’ Ready To Make It Big Again


November 1st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If rumors are to be believed, ‘Thriller’ just might become huge this time. According to the buzz Kenny Ortega, the maker behind Michael Jackson’s 'This Is ... Read more...

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Brand, Perry keeping wedding guests busy with safari, dance, shopping


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Katy Perry and Russell Brand's Indian jungle wedding festivities have begun and the couple is entertaining their guests with song and dance performances, shopping, and even an ... Read more...

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Meteor Shower Was At Its Peak Last Night


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halley's comet is one of the most commonly viewed comet from the Earth, that visits our planet in every 76 years and can be visible with ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Jupiter came closest to Earth on Monday


September 21st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Skygazers got a chance to see the brightest Jupiter Monday night when the planet came closest to Earth since 1951.In fact, for about the next four months ... Read more...

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Jupiter to appear brightest when it makes its closest pass by Earth on Sep 20th


September 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): On Monday, September 20th, Jupiter will appear brightest to skygazers, as it will come closest to the Earth at just 368 million miles away.Although throughout September, on any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Owl monkey only primate to exhibit ‘early birds’ and ‘night owls’ behaviour


September 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania anthropologists have shown that in Azaro's owl monkeys, temperature and light are just as important environmental factors as the circadian rhythm that regulates periods of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For The Seventh Consecutive Year, Mars Close To Earth Hoax Sweeps Over The Internet


August 28th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) To the disappointment of many, Mars on Aug 27 night sky appeared just as it does on any other day, a small but bright red star. ... Read more...

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Mars ‘will be as big as the moon’ hoax doing the rounds again


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): It's a tradition that comes on the same day, year after year - an email, which claims that planet Mars is going to come so close to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Mars as big as the moon’ myth makes a comeback


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 9 (ANI): An eight-year-old claim that Mars is inching its way closer to the Earth so fast that soon it will appear as big as the moon, has made a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa anti-terror squad to keep track of rave parties


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Keeping track of terror is not the only responsibility of Goa's newly-formed anti-terrorism squad (ATS). It is also likely to monitor online adverts for full moon rave parties, ... Read more...

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