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Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a new temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore. The planned 700-feet tall structure intends to take visitors on a spiritual......

Earth's near encounter with asteroid on Friday

An asteroid, about half the size of a football field, will pass in close proximity to Earth, closer than the orbits of some geosynchronous satellites, on Friday night. The asteroid called "2012......

Meteor shower to peak on Tuesday night

A celestial Diwali is in store for star-gazers who can look forward to see fireworks in the sky in the form of meteor showers tomorrow night. Around 10 to 15 meteors per hour are expected to be......

Rare 'Blue Moon' to be visible on August 31 night

A rare 'Blue Moon' awaits sky aficionados on Friday night. When a second full moon in a calendar month appears in the night sky, the occurrence is known as a 'Blue Moon'. This month, the first......

Controversy over book would have amused Sri Aurobindo

Despite a few shortcomings, Peter Heehs's book on Sri Aurobindo, which has landed him in trouble with the Pondicherry ashram as well as earned a notice to quit India, could open the eyes of many......

Modi govt's real agenda: It's not economic reforms

It is time to reset expectations as government will move with alacrity on social policy, not on economic reforms, notes Mihir S Sharma. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph: Reuters......

Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt

India's populous coastal cities Mumbai and Kolkata are most vulnerable to loss of life and properties due to coastal flooding in the second half of the century, the government has said quoting a UN......

What the Sino-US climate deal means for India

While India will be pushed to keep a tight lid on its own carbon discharges, slow and low emission reduction by major polluters will cause an acceleration of climate change, says Rajni Bakshi. The......

Rich should degrow so poor can prosper

Current forms of economic growth are widening disparities, leaving hundreds of millions of people to live in poverty, says Rajni Bakshi. In the first week of September 3000 people gathered......

COLUMN: Competitiveness in what?

If we are to maintain stable societies and productive lives, we can no longer sustain a widening budget gap between what nature is able to provide and how much our infrastructure, economies and......
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ISRO set to replace foreign-leased transponders in two years

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to replace the 96 foreign-leased transponders with indigenous built ones within a couple... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/science/isro-set-to-replace-foreignleased-transponders-in-two-years/article7228034.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
ISRO planning next inter-planetary mission

Bengaluru, May 20 (PTI) After India's much hailed successful missions to the Moon and Mars that boosted its global standing in space, the next... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6051586_ISRO-planning-next-inter-planetary-mission.html
What is there in a 'Name'? After all it is only a 'Word'

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."- So wrote Shakespeare. It is obvious he was never in India... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/what-is-there-in-a-name-after-all-it-is-only-a-word/15906183.shtml
Gulzar on how an 80-year-old Urdu poet stays relevant in Bollywood

Confession 1: Like most writers, I thought the only thing that intimidated me was a blank page. Confession 2: I learned the true meaning of... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/brunch-stories/nostalgia-is-a-sweet-place-for-a-writer-to-be-in-but-it-s-a-distraction-says-bollywood-legend-gulzar/article1-1342597.aspx
Mystery behind dinosaurs death

According to a team ofgeophysicists, from the University of California, Berkeley, the asteroid that slammed into the ocean off the coast of Mexico... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/mystery-behind-dinosaurs-death/39981

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