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IN PIX: Stunning views of the sky at night

Entries to the 2012 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition -- run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Sky at Night Magazine -- includesome awe-inspiring sights. The......

12 HEAVENLY photos of the night sky

Since the dawn of man, the stars above us have inspired endless wonder and intrigue. Here’s a collection of 12 photographs of the sky pre-selected for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year......

Second suspect charged over British soldier's murder

A second man has been charged with the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in south-east London. Michael Adebolajo, 28, of Romford, Essex, was charged with the attempted murder of two police......

Three more arrested over killing of UK soldier

British police have arrested three more persons in connection with the murder of a soldier who was butchered and beheaded on a busy London street this week by two suspected Islamist extremists. Two......

Terror suspects were on the radar of British spy agency

The British government on Friday defended the country's security services after they were accused of missing signs which might have helped prevent the brutal murder of a soldier on a street of......

India, China have very talented people: Obama

Reminding Americans that they are facing a highly competitive global environment, US President Barack Obama has said that India and China have got "some very talented" people and are moving up the......

Recession: Start-up snags and solutions

Launching a business is hard enough--doing it during a recession takes major guts, a heck of a value proposition and a serious threshold for disappointment.During 1998 to 2005, just two-thirds of......

US 'top dogs' in denial over public anger

It has been a good week for US plutocrats and technocrats. The Andrew Cuomo-prompted give-back of the bulk of the $165m in AIG bonuses appeased the angry, anti-bankster mob, and probably its......

Fed cuts rates by 75 basis points

The US Federal Reserve on Tuesday cut interests rates by 0.75 points from 3 per cent to 2.25 per cent. The cut initially disappointed markets which had risen sharply on hopes of a 1 percentage......

Investors nervous amid US recession fears

Trading across global markets remained volatile on Thursday, and the nerves of investors were tested by dollar weakness and continued worries about the deteriorating health of the financial......

'America didn't know what to make of Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey'

Sakina Jaffrey looks back at her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey’s acting journey, to map the changing Hollywood landscape for desi artists. Arthur J Pais listens in. Sixty years after......

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a male Meryl Streep

'He was overweight and mostly seen in crumpled clothes. His scruffy, unshaven look had become his identifier and he did not seem to give a damn.' Philip Seymour Hoffman, says Aseem Chhabra, was one......

Review: Lootera is a beautifully wrapped gift

Lootera reminds us why we like to watch films, writes Aseem Chhabra. How do two people fall in love? When do they first realize it is love and not just infatuation or physical attraction? In life......

Women's Day Special: Iconic On-screen ladies

'Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water.' -- Eleanor Roosevelt. Gentle as a bird, fiercer than a storm, a woman can be a whole lot of extremes and yet a......

How Facebook came to be

Aseem Chabbra review The Social Network.An American friend told me this story. Another friend of his came home one night, drunk after a lot of hard partying, and started viewing profiles of blond......

Boston bombings will not deter London Marathon

The London Marathon will go ahead as planned on Sunday despite the bomb attack on the Boston race which killed three people and wounded more than 100, police and officials said on Tuesday. - Show......

PIX: American women storm to team gymnastics gold

Jordyn Wieber sparkled and Gabby Douglas dazzled as the United States stormed to the Olympic women's gymnastics team gold on Tuesday.-London Olympics 2012 - Complete coverage Two days after......

Royal Zara helps put Britain in medal contention

Zara Phillips has pulled her royal weight, helping put Britain in medal contention heading into Tuesday's show jumping final of the three-discipline Olympic equestrian eventing competition.......

Royal Zara Phillips set to make Olympic equestrian debut

Zara Phillips is making her Olympic debut in equestrian eventing, and the gold-medal question is whether her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, will head out to Greenwich Park on Sunday to watch her......

Mayor hopes London torch tour to lift Olympic mood

Crowds of thousands cheered the Olympic torch relay through London on Saturday on the final leg of its tour around Britain, generating excitement that organisers hope will dispel lingering fears......

  People speak for greenwich

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Amrish Goel
Q. DOES SUN RISE IN THE EAST ALL OVER THE WORLD ?
Amrish Goel:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-sun-rise-in-the-east-all-over-the-world-/27039772/answers/

Ginger
Q. What does GMT stand for?
Ginger:  A. The sun, seems to move each day throughout the year. The proble is that the earth is moving, so it depends exactly where you are standing, as to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-gmt-stand-for/26655071/answers/27039790

Raaj Shekhar
Q. what is a sextant?
Raaj Shekhar:  A. Greenwich Mean Time more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-a-sextant/25334677/answers/26655077

umar
Q. Difference between gmt time and ist
Umar:  A. sextant is an instrument used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. Its primary use is to determine the angle between a celestial...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/difference-between-gmt-time-and-ist/25321332/answers/25334705

  Web results for Greenwich
the 'final' excuse

As the build up to the finale for one of the most electrifying football World Cups reaches a crescendo, Indians - and many on this side of the... ...

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Guillermo Esparza's Grand Deesis Mural Icon On View At Edward Cardinal Egan Catholic Center At New York University, On Loan From Maria Andriasova And Guillermo Esparza

PRWeb 2014-07-12 Guillermo Esparza's historic Grand Deesis monumental mural Icon is on view at The Edward Cardinal Egan Catholic Center at New... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=254729
A THOR POINT

christian sylt reports on a payoff to encourage filming in Britain EVEN the most godly superheroes have their price: the UK government has paid... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/64907-a-thor-point.html
Cantor Fitzgerald Strengthens Mortgage-Backed Securities Sales and Trading Team

/PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global services financial firm, today announced the expansion of its Mortgage-Backed Securities... ...

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Greenwich Magazine Demystifies Traveling to Cuba

PRWeb 2014-07-11 For Americans, Cuba occupies an almost mythical place. Greenwich Magazine shares the best way to experience Cuba. Greenwich,... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=254484

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