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Nobel winning author Jose Saramago dead: Reports

Nobel Prize-winningPortuguese novelist Jose Saramago has diedon the Canary island of Lanzarote where he lived, emerging reports said, quoting his Spanish publishers.The 1998 Nobel prize winner,......

NASA's Kepler mission discovers 'super-Earth'

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft which is carrying out a new mission has made its first exoplanet discovery -- a 'super-Earth' located 180......

DICOVERED: A 'Godzilla of Earths'

Astronomers have discovered the "Godzilla" of all Earths -- a new type of rocky planet that weighs 17 times as much as our planet and is more than twice as large in size, a surprising find that......

AMAZING VIEWS: Himalayas, Ganga, more from space!

Launched in 2002, European Space Agency's Envisat is the largest Earth observation spacecraft ever built. It carries ten sophisticated optical and radar instruments to provide continuous......

Hottest planet in the universe 'discovered'

Astronomers have claimed that a planet discovered last year is the hottest ever found in the universe, where the temperature is a scorching 3,200C.The scorching temperature of exoplanet, WASP-33b......

Column: Rebuilding Mumbai for the 21st century

Mumbai does not need to be - de-congested - it needs to redeploy its eastern seaboard, writes Sanjeev Sanyal.Mumbai is by far India's financial and commercial capital. Given the success of......

Mumbai a global financial centre? Of course!

Mumbai is not seen to be controlled by New Delhi just as New York is not seen to be controlled by Washington.Mumbai is the financial capital of India. It has the two largest Indian stock markets.......

Foreign pilots fail in English, sent back

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has refused to validate the licenses of about 25 foreign pilots operating in India, owing to their failure in English proficiency. While there were......

How to defy gravity, GoI style

What makes India an unusually exciting place to live in is the "apne pair pe apne kulhadi (axing your own feet)" ingenuity of its politicians and bureaucrats. It would seem that policymakers around......

India's construction boom

It was a tiny construction company founded in 1986 with the modest goal of developing farmland in Sohna, 30 km from Gurgaon.Today the Vatika Group's flagship project is the multi-crore Vatika City,......

Real hope to end jinx on 'cursed island'

Real Madrid head to the scene of some bitter memories this week when they travel to the Canary Islands to play second division Tenerife in the King's Cup.In the early 1990s Tenerife, then in the......

Kubica opts for rally programme in 2013

Former Formula One driver Robert Kubica will drive a Citroen in the European and world rally championships this year as he continues his comeback from a near-fatal rally accident. The Pole, who......

La Liga: Record for Barca as they march on at Malaga

Rampant unbeaten leaders Barcelona ended the first half of the La Liga season with a record 55 of a possible 57 points when Lionel Messi scored one goal and had a hand in two more in a 3-1 win at......

King's Cup: Barca maul Cardoba 5-0 after Villa double

Barcelona's David Villa proved he still has a sharp eye for goal by scoring twice as the holders cruised into the King's Cup quarter-finals by beating second division Cordoba 5-0 at the Nou Camp on......

Spanish betting probe hits two clubs

Spanish second division clubs Las Palmas and Rayo Vallecano, and seven professional players are to be investigated in a probe into betting on matches, Las Palmas said on their website. The Spanish......

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Flying Saucer
Q. balearic and Canary islands are parts of which country?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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right sense
Q. where is polyandry practised ? how does the balance takes place ?
Right Sense:  A. spain I think more

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Trivial Pursuit
Q. In which group of islands is Fuerteventura ?
Trivial Pursuit:  A. Polyandry is a form of polygamy whereby a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.Polyandry in Tibet was a common practice and continues...... more

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NASA's Kepler spacecraft discovers 'super-Earth'

Lead researcher Andrew Vanderburg, a graduate student at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studied... ...

http://post.jagran.com/nasas-kepler-spacecraft-discovers-superearth-1419046977
Twelve take-off tips for Christmas ho ho ho away you go

Stansted Airport is gearing up for a busy festive getaway with over 820,000 passengers forecast to travel through the terminal between 19 December... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/twelve-take-tips-christmas-ho-ho-ho-away-go/
Liverpool John Lennon Airport expects busy Christmas and New Year getaway once again

Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is gearing up again for the traditional Christmas and New Year Getaway, with around 130,000 passengers... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/liverpool-john-lennon-airport-expects-busy-christmas-new-year-getaway/
Charter business takes off for bmi regional

bmi regional has achieved exponential growth in its charter flying business in the past year, following its decision to focus on the market as part... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/charter-business-takes-bmi-regional/
Hard Rock International Announces Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife

ORLANDO, Fla. , Dec. 18 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Followings its successful European debut with Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza earlier this year, Hard Rock... ...

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