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India: From ferrying rockets on cycles to eyeing Mars


September 8th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) From the days of having a church as control room, the bishop's house as office, a bicycle as ferry, naked eyes to track the smoke ... Read more...

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Mango madness: Over 600 varieties at Delhi fest


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) It was a feast to remember for Delhi's mango-lovers who got a taste of their favourites from 600 varieties of the "maharaja" of fruits at ... Read more...

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Chennai watches transit of Venus


June 6th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The passage of planet Venus across the face of Sun is once in a life time celestial event and many viewed it here, an official said ... Read more...

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Stargazers wait to see Mars


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) People in the Northern Hemisphere might be able to see the Mars with their naked eyes this weekend when it is at its closest to Earth ... Read more...

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Watch out for Jupiter, Moon conjunction Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As the sun goes down Tuesday evening, two of the brightest objects in the winter sky - Jupiter and the moon - will get together ... Read more...

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Afghan militants have entered Pak to launch terror activities: Rehman Malik


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 3 (ANI): Illegal migrants from Afghanistan are involved in terrorist activities in Pakistan, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has claimed."Terrorists from Afghanistan have entered our country to carry out terrorist ... Read more...

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Explosives “being transported from Afghanistan to Pak” for terror attacks: Malik


November 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 25 (ANI): The explosives used in bomb attacks on Pakistani territory are being smuggled from Afghanistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."All these IEDs (improvised-explosive devices) are actually being transported ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

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Earth to have a close encounter with Comet Hartley 2 today


October 20th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The planet is set to have a close shave with a comet that has been very elusive since its discovery in 1986.The Australian astronomer, Malcolm ... Read more...

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Comet Hartley 2 Will Be Visible From The Northern Horizon


October 20th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Discovered in 1986 by Australian astronomer Malcolm Hartley, comet Hartley 2 will make its closest appearance towards the earth today in the midnight. Astronomers have said ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond could fetch up to $38 million at auction


October 7th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sotheby is all set to auction a rare pink diamond next month. And the auctioneers at Sotheby are hoping that the diamond would fetch something in the range of $27-$38 million. ... Read more...

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China looks at mass breeding of designer sheep


May 26th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) Chinese scientists claimed to have developed a new technique of genetic engineering that may lead to mass breeding of transgenic sheep. The new "lentivirus" technique is more efficient and ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source found in Delhi, cops to scan area (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was found in a scrap market of west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another Cobalt 60 source was found and ... Read more...

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Sun-moon celestial play thrills Tamil Nadu (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari/Rameshwaram, Jan 15 (IANS) Thousands of people converged on beaches and at science centres in Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram and Danushkodi in Tamil Nadu and watched the 'Ring of Fire' formed during the longest ... Read more...

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Lunar eclipse fails to hamper New Year revelry plans


December 30th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan and Ankur Tewari New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The lunar eclipse that will start within minutes of the ushering in of 2010 may matter a lot to astrologers but ... Read more...

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New technology can ‘cool’ laptops


October 30th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Heating up of your laptop will soon be a thing of the past, for researchers have developed a new technology that could help keep it cool.Jairo Sinova, physics ... Read more...

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Orionid Meteor Shower Continues To Enchant Stargazers


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the last few days, meteor shower have became quite a spectacle view in the night sky, which proves to be quite an enchanting experience for ... Read more...

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Human body literally glows in the dark


July 24th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): The human body emits a visible light in very small quantities at levels that rise and fall with the day, researchers have found.Previous studies have shown that our ... Read more...

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Now, detect water contamination in the same way as snake’s eyes do


May 13th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): An expert from Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy has developed a new system that can help monitor the safety of a building or community's water ... Read more...

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Watch out for Lulin comet closest to earth Tuesday


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Skygazers are all set to watch out a night spectacle Tuesday as comet Lulin approaches closest to the earth and will be visible to naked eyes. The ... Read more...

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Penumbral eclipse today


February 9th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): A penumbral eclipse on a full moon day will be visible throughout country today.The penumbra lunar eclipse will begin at 6:08 p.m. and ends at ... Read more...

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Partial solar eclipse observed in India


January 26th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The first solar eclipse of the year was partially visible in some parts of India and observed by various people Monday afternoon.The eclipse started at 2.15 p.m. ... Read more...

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Partial solar eclipse on Jan 26


January 22nd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Sky gazers in some parts of India will get an opportunity to observe a partial solar eclipse Jan 26.The eclipse, first for the year, will start at ... Read more...

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Partial lunar eclipse Sunday


August 13th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sky gazers throughout India will get an opportunity Sunday to watch a partial lunar eclipse. "A partial eclipse of the moon will occur in the early hours ... Read more...

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Don’t fear, watch solar eclipse with proper gadgets


July 30th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) It is an excitement coupled with fear and superstition for many in India prior to the solar eclipse Aug 1. Despite a well known scientific phenomenon behind ... Read more...

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Kerala man carving ‘record’ Bhagwad Gita less than a centimetre in size


November 14th, 2007 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Alappuzha (Kerala), Nov.13 (ANI): A man in Kerala's Alappuzha District is preparing a mini-edition of Hindu epic Bhagwad Gita etched on thin silver strips, each measuring 8 millimetres in size ... Read more...

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