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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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Top British scientists warn against …

A group of leading British scientists including Nobel-winning geneticist Paul Nurse warned leaving the European Union could threaten research... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/top-british-scientists-warn-against-102856863.html
College Rank Names the 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories

/PRNewswire/ -- College Rank has released a list of the 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories. A raw score was generated and assigned to each... ...

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India among the Winners in NASA's contest to name 5 new craters on Mercury

India is among the winners in the contest by NASA of naming five new craters on Mercury. India had suggested the name, Enheduanna. The five... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/india-among-the-winners-in-nasas-contest-to-name-5-new-craters-on-mercury/41458
India's Gagan Toor suggests winning name for Mercury crater

Washington, May 14 Enheduanna, the name suggested by Gagan Toor of India, is one of the winners of a contest to name five new craters on the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a551278.html
Maldives slipping into 'pressure cooker' mode?

N Sathiya Moorthy 08 May 2015 With no signs of any instant or immediate resolution to the reigning political... ...

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