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Pluto no longer a planet

The International Astronomical Union on Thursday set a new definition for the word planet, which excludes Pluto. Scientists at the Union, last week talked of a move to expand the definition of the......

India celebrates 60th Republic Day

Kaleidoscopic images of India's rich cultural diversity and the might of its military were on full display on the magnificent Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday as the nation celebrated its 60th......

Big 'Planet X' may exist beyond Pluto: Study

An unknown world might exist beyond the orbit of Pluto, says a new computer model.Emerging reports say the hidden world -- said to be much bigger than Pluto -- based on the model could explain......

'Ram was 39 years old when he killed Ravana'

In an affidavit before the Supreme Court the Union government recently said the Ram Sethu was a natural formation, and in passing also questioned the existence of Lord Ram. The affidavit was......

Astronomers claim 10th planet

US astronomers have discovered an object in the outer reaches of the solar system -- a rock bigger than pluto, which they labelled as the 10th planet.If confirmed, the discovery would be the first......

Taxation, operational issues clog mining sector

The boom in the mining industry in India dates as recently as 2003. But given the kind of developments that have taken place the last few years, the cash cow is being killed slowly, for the greed......

Of global crisis & India's ties with US, China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to China will unfold a new chapter in the history of US foreign policy.The visit indicates not only an acknowledgement of China's economic strength,......

Of global crisis & India's ties with US, China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to China will unfold a new chapter in the history of US foreign policy.The visit indicates not only an acknowledgement of China's economic strength but......

Asteroid named after Rafael Nadal

If the success French Open and Wimbledon was not enough to send Rafael Nadal into orbit, the Spaniard now has an asteroid named after him!- Nadal now eyes No.1 spotThe Rafael Nadal asteroid,......

  People speak for international astronomical union

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Q. Q)Which planet is also called as Dwarft planet....?
:  A. lA dwarf planet, as defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/qwhich-planet-is-also-called-as-dwarft-planet....//answers/20107440

mohammed riyazuddin
Q. what is the unit of measurement of the distance of stars from the earth
Mohammed Riyazuddin:  A. It is by LIGHT YEARS AWAY.Is a unit of length, equal to just under 10 trillion kilometres (1016 metres, 10 petametres or about 6 trillion miles)....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-unit-of-measurement-of-the-distance-of-stars-fro/20107395/answers/19966937

Nirmal minz
Q. Wat is the distance between SUN and EARTH......?
Nirmal Minz:  A. The average distance between the sun and the earth is 149 million kilometers (93 million miles). Because of earth's elliptical orbit around the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wat-is-the-distance-between-sun-and-earth....../19966913/answers/18947114

anantharaman
Q. How far is the Earth from the Sun?__
Anantharaman:  A. The average distance between the sun and the earth is 149 million kilometers (93 million miles). Because of earth's elliptical orbit around the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-far-is-the-earth-from-the-sun/18947101/answers/18452607

jameel ahmed
Q. What happened to Scientist Radhakrishna?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Venkatraman Radhakrishnan (born on 18 May 1929) is an internationally renowned space scientist and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-happened-to-scientist-radhakrishna/18452559/answers/17265759

  Web results for International Astronomical Union
Public contest launched to name five craters on Mercury

Astronomical Union (IAU). The IAU has also kept a condition that all new craters on Mercury must be named after an artist, composer, or writer who... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/public-contest-launched-to-name-five-craters-on-mercury-114121900482_1.html
How a Memo Cost Big Banks $37 Billion

By Andrew Grossman, Emily Glazer and Christina Rexrode Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Elias was leafing through a pile of J.P. Morgan Chase &... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=64857419
TAKE BALANCED VIEW ON SIX HYDEL PROJECTS

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to take a balanced and holistic view on the cluster of six hydroelectric power... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/newsplus/power-coal-nuclear/sc-to-centre-take-balanced-view-on-six-hydel-projects/
Both auditor and audited go wrong

It is a sad reality that audit has failed to deter, check, prevent or reduce gross executive indulgence before its actual occurrence, due to... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/both-auditor-and-audited-go-wrong.html
Punjab's first mega food park inaugurated by Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

FAZILKA(PUNJAB): Punjab's first mega food park was today inaugurated here by Union Food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal. The capital... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/food/punjabs-first-mega-food-park-inaugurated-by-food-processing-industry-minister-harsimrat-kaur-badal/articleshow/45507825.cms

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