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India to miss ‘Ring of Fire’ during Monday’s solar eclipse


May 20th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As sky gazers in various parts of the world gear up to watch Monday's annular solar eclipse - a rare event in which the sun ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Ring of Fire’ during Monday’s solar eclipse


May 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Sky gazers in parts of the world are up for a celestial treat Monday (May 21) when an annular solar eclipse takes place - a ... Read more...

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‘Bbuddah…Hoga Terra Baap’ Amitabh album all the way (IANS Music Review)


June 18th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bbuddah...Hoga Terra Baap"; Music Directors: Shekhar Ravjiani and Vishal Dadlani; Lyricists: Vishal Dadlani, Swanand Kirkire and Anvita Dutt Guptan; Singers: Amitabh Bachchan, Vishal Dadlani, Monali Thakur, Shekhar Ravjiani, Sunidhi ... Read more...

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Live-tweeting on Osama raid, Pakistani becomes celebrity


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) An Information Technology consultant in a small town in Pakistan has become the latest Twitter celebrity following an all-night live-tweeting session on the sudden ... Read more...

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Andy Warhol’s self-portrait to fetch $40m at NY auction


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A self-portrait of American pop artist Andy Warhol completed shortly before his death is expected to fetch up to 40 million dollars at a New York auction next ... Read more...

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A giant 7-kg baby born in Russia


January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A baby boy weighing 7.2 kg has born in the Russian town of Khabarovsk.The newborn and his 33-year-old mother were fine, authorities said. The baby was born ... Read more...

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Lydia Paillard Declared Dead by Doctors, Wakes up in Hospital


October 21st, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sixty year old Lydia Paillard visited a clinic on Bordeaux, which is located in the South-West of France, to undergo a chemotherapy session. After she was given the ... Read more...

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Music Of Nagaland Charms Myanmar


June 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music has no boundaries and no language bar! This has been proved once again by a band from one of the north eastern states of ... Read more...

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Pakistani police bust man-eunuch wedding, 42 people arrested


May 25th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, May 25 (DPA) Police arrested a man for marrying a eunuch in northwestern Pakistan, officials said Tuesday. Malik Iqbal, in his late 40s, his 18-year-old partner Kashif, also known as Rani, ... Read more...

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65 years on, Germans find new respect for Russia


May 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Jeff Black Berlin, May 9 (DPA) In the last days of April 1945, Vladimir Zhilkin was a young officer fighting his way through the terrified suburbs of Berlin, as the Soviet military ... Read more...

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Rare ‘beauty’ particle detected by LHC


April 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers have spotted a rare, fleeting "beauty" particle in the first run of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).After starting to work on 30 March, one of LHC's ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to quadruplets


April 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman gave birth to naturally-born quadruplets - a rare event occurring once in 73,000 births - in a private hospital here early Friday, a doctor said. Sasmita ... Read more...

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Even ‘loyal’ swans are prone to divorces!


January 25th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Experts at Slimbridge wetland recently witnessed a rare divorce between a pair of swans.Bewick's swans are believed to be the birds that mate for life.However, experts at Gloucestershire ... Read more...

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India marks ‘Ring of Fire’ spectacle with faith and science (Roundup)


January 15th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Millions of Hindus bathed in holy rivers and tanks across India after a four-hour celestial spectacle that turned the sun into a 'Ring of Fire', bringing ... Read more...

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Delhi sees annular solar eclipse but clouds play spoilsport (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The millennium's longest annular solar eclipse was partially seen in the national capital Friday but cloudy skies marred a clear view of the celestial spectacle. The weather, ... Read more...

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Sky gazers gather in Shimla to see solar eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) A large number of skygazers gathered in this Himachal Pradesh capital Friday for a glimpse of the rare celestial spectacle - the annular solar eclipse, officials said. Kamraj ... Read more...

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‘Once in a blue moon’ on New Year’s Eve


December 28th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 28 (ANI): On New Year's Eve this year, party hoppers have another reason to rejoice, as they would be able to witness a 'blue moon', which would be visible after ... Read more...

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New species of chameleon discovered in Tanzania


November 24th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new species of chameleon in Tanzania.Dr Andrew Marshall, from the Environment Department at the University of York, first spotted the animal ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan warned of possible attacks in future


November 6th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6(ANI): After the massacre of five British soldiers by a policeman in Afghanistan, the troops have been warned that the attack "probably won't be the last".The killing of the ... Read more...

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Qantas pilots suspended after forgetting to lower landing gear


November 4th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 4 (DPA) Two Qantas pilots were suspended Wednesday after forgetting to lower landing gear as they came in to land at busy Sydney airport. The Boeing 767 was just 700 feet ... Read more...

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Buffaloes do the ‘catwalk’ in Bihar


October 21st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) In a rare event, buffaloes are being dressed up and paraded to do the 'catwalk' in Bihar's Madhepura town to draw people's attention to their plight. Over a ... Read more...

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UN cautions over swine flu in birds


August 29th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): UN has warned against the spread of the H1N1 virus after turkeys on farms in Chile were found infected by the disease.The United Nations suggested the possibility that ... Read more...

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Solar eclipse viewing may be marred in China by rainfall on July 22


July 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Officials at China's National Meteorological Center have predicted that the cities that had been widely regarded as the ideal places to watch the rare total solar eclipse ... Read more...

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Govt. must answer why Swat operation was inevitable: Imran Khan


May 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 18 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said the government will have to give an answer as to what prompted it to initiate a military operation in the Swat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nitish Kumar to hold cabinet meeting in village


February 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is set to hold a cabinet meeting Tuesday under a makeshift canopy in a village, for the first time in the history of ... Read more...

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Its raining cocaine-tipped syringes on Sydney residents!


January 11th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 11 (ANI): Pedestrians walking by the Cross City Tunnel in Sydney, Australia, have been warned of the risk of needles being dropped by drug addicts who frequent a suburb ... Read more...

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Britain strips Mugabe of his knighthood


June 26th, 2008 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 26 (DPA) Britain has stripped Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe of a knighthood awarded by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994, the Foreign Office said Wednesday. A spokesman said the action was ... Read more...

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