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The women who sparkle in 'greatest show on Earth'

It is dubbed the ‘greatest show on Earth’ with thousands of sparkling Brazilian dancers ignoring sweltering heat to put on a spectacular samba parade. Welcome to the Brazilian carnival!......

'Iceball' planet about the same mass as Earth found

Scientists have discovered a new, frozen planet that has the same mass as that of Earth and is located 13,000 light-years away. The finding may help understand the types of planetary systems that......

NASA images reveal how we light up the world at night

National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists on Thursday released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across......

Moderate aftershock of 2015 earthquake hits Nepal

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Nepal in the early hours on Monday. According to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences,......

Moderate quake hits Delhi, Haryana; no casualties

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the national capital and neighbouring Haryana in the wee hours on Thursday. According to the National Center for Seismology, a......

No invention, earth shaking idea from India in 60 years: Murthy

In a blunt message, IT czar N R Narayana Murthy on Wednesday said India has failed to generate even a single "earth-shaking" invention in the past 60 years that could become a household name......

Will Virgin Galactic's crash end space tourism?

The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space......

Climate 2020: India to be hardest hit

The Earth will be 2.4 degree Celsius warmer by 2020 if the world continues with the business-as-usual approach to climate change and India would be one of the hardest hit countries witnessing up to......

How you can go 'green'

From Earth Hour to LEED ratings for buildings, from carbon footprint to carbon credits, the world is climbing onto the 'green' bandwagon, says Suparna Bhalla. Is it 'green' if I plant 100 trees,......

Why it's cheaper to create Mumbai in Sri Lanka

Why on earth would Indian films shoot in Sri Lanka? Because it is close to India, shooting there costs about one-fourth of that in India, it has one-tenth of the headaches, Sri Lankans look like......

Abhay Deol, Imran Khan clean up their act

What an Earth Day surprise! It's been announced that Abhay Deol is now the official brand ambassador in India of Al Gore's ambitious non-profit group, The Climate Project. Speaking about his......

'I now know that there is a God'

"The secret buried under the earth might go undiscovered but the secret inside one's mind will always remainfor people to unearth it." That's the intriguing tagline that accompanies Vijay TV's......

Here's why you should watch Earth

After several days of trekking across the Kalahari, the matriarch finally leads the herd to a water hole in the desert. But soon the elephants realise they are not alone, there are hungry lions......

This Indian Navyman ran the toughest marathon on earth

Not everyone completes the Badwater Marathon, Breeze Sharma did so, the fastest Indian's Laxmi Negi spoke to the Indian Navyman to find out how he did it. Not every man survives a......

PHOTOS: Colourful opening to world football carnival

The greatest show on the earth kicked-off with a glittering opening ceremony that encapsulated the colour, culture and character of Brazil, which is hosting the football World Cup for first time......

International space crew returns Olympic torch to earth

A Soyuz capsule carried an International Space Station crew of three back to Earth on Monday along with an Olympic torch that was displayed in open space as part of Russia's preparations for the......

Eyes on Games as London gears up for greatest spectacle

On the eve of the greatest show on earth, here are a few snippets bringing you the flavour and goings-on around the London Games. Late-night fireworks It was a midnight Olympic light show --......

Galacticos bring Galaxy back down to earth

Real Madrid overturned a two-goal deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 in a pre-season friendly at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Saturday. The Galaxy went ahead five minutes before halftime......
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Here are 5 interesting facts about India's first woman astronaut

Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian women astronaut is the hero and a role model for all young women across the nation. The daughter of the nation... ...
New AI tech finds over 6K new craters on Moon

has accurately mapped over 6,000 new craters on Earth's moon in just hours, the media reported. The moon is dotted with a vast number of craters,... ...
The City of Dawn thrives

Auroville just turned 50.Aurovilians who grew up in the experimental city speak of how their childhood was marked by a sense of openness and... ...
Stephen Hawking, renowned British physicist and scientist passes away at 76

British renowned physicist and scientist, Stephen Hawking passed away on 14 March at his home in Cambridge. He died at the age of 76. The scientist... ...
This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

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