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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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What Nasa's Messenger found on Mercury

Messenger spacecraft is shown in this undated artist's rendering provided by Nasa 30 April 2015. Photo: Reuters/Nasa New Delhi: After completing... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/3qc4ocsIf839ZEvgVvaP7L/What-Nasas-Messenger-found-on-Mercury.html
How Europe is misleading the world on the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean

Europe needs all the international support it can get to alleviate the depressing and gut-wrenching plight of the refugees from the conflict zones... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/standpoint-refugees-not-migrants-how-europeans-are-misleading-the-world-on-the-humanitarian-crisis-in-the-mediterranean-2081490
Mammootty wants to buy country's first people' s car!

Source: Wochit News - 6 hours ago Got Names for a New Planet? International Astronomy Union Wants to Know 00:37 This could be your chance to help... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Lifestyle/754zwu9xs/Mammootty-wants-to-buy-country-039-first.htm
Scientists Seek Public's Help in Naming Alien Stars, Planets

Source: Wochit News - 2 hours ago Got Names for a New Planet? International Astronomy Union Wants to Know 00:37 This could be your chance to help... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Science/754zwu5hg/Scientists-Seek-Public-Help-in-Naming-Alien.htm
Sorry, India is in Nepal to offer relief, not just evacuate stranded Indians

The narrative in India's ongoing relief, rescue, rehabilitation and evacuation efforts in the quake-hit Nepal under "Operation Maitri has suddenly... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/sorry-india-is-in-nepal-to-offer-relief-not-just-evacuate-stranded-indians-2215450.html

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