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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......

Nobel winner Malala gets her own asteroid

She survived an assassination attempt and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 17-year-old activist Malala Yousafzai has an asteroid named after her. Asteroid “316201 Malala” was named......

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......

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,......
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Space alive

2015 may well turn out to be a landmark year for space science. Earlier this month, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/D8qOTvefAIa3xjP2J5SbeO/Space-alive.html
ETOP Meets on Challenge of Educating for Continued Technology Progress

PRWeb 2015-07-23 Challenges in meeting global needs in energy, clean water, and health are addressed by photonics technology applications, but... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=428817
With or without Rs 1 lakh cr package, the PDP-BJP coalition is messing up its historic mandate

The BJP-PDP alliance in J&K was received with a good deal of optimism in the state despite voices of dissent within the two parties which warned... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/despite-rs-1-lakh-cr-package-pdp-bjp-coalition-messing-historic-mandate-2347574.html
The Pluto-Earth connect

Unravelling one mystery to understand another Almost a decade after it grabbed headlines upon being de-recognised as a planet, Pluto is back in... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/the-pluto-earth-connect.html
The story of most controversial body in the solar system

The NASA mission exploring the Kuiper Belt—the remote corner of the solar system hosting, amongst others, Pluto and its moons—has beamed home... ...

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