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  • 'The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly' is a story of hope, determination 17-04-2014 11:56 PM

    Sun-Mi Hwang is writer based in South Korea. She has written over 40 books which cover a variety of genres and themes. She has written books for children as well as adults, and has also won numerous accolades for her prolific writing. "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly" is...
  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' 13-04-2014 11:41 AM

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more...
  • Opposition of Mars: Tonight Mars, Earth and sun will be arranged in a nearly-straight line 08-04-2014 07:20 AM

    New Delhi: On the night of Tuesday April 8, Mars, Earth, and the sun are arranged in a nearly-straight line. Astronomers call this event an 'opposition of Mars' because Mars and the Sun are on opposite sides of the sky. Oppositions of Mars happen every 26 months. Mars rises in...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Sun Pharma to buy Ranbaxy in $3.2 billion deal 07-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Tokyo: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it will buy generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, which has hit regulatory snags in its key US market over quality issues, in an all-share deal with total equity value of $3.2 billion. Ranbaxy, India's No.1 drugmaker by sales and 63.4 per cent held...
  • Denzel Washington wows critics on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' 06-04-2014 10:52 AM

    Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater critics in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun." "Heart-stopping," "a Broadway bulls-eye" and "nothing short of revelatory" are just a few of the accolades used...
  • World's first solar-powered toilet set for India launch 14-03-2014 12:41 PM

    A revolutionary waterless toilet powered by the Sun, developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people lacking safe and sustainable sanitation around the world, will be unveiled in India this month. Designed and built using a USD 777,000 grant from the Bill ~~amp;amp; Melinda Gates Foundation, the self-contained, waterless...
  • Sensex ends 67 points up to end at record close 05-03-2014 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday extended gains by rising 67 points to end near its record close on sustained buying driven by positive global cues. Thawing of Ukraine crisis and upbeat economic data from China helped domestic markets, said traders. After gaining 263.08 points in the previous session, the...
  • Veer: Sun ITES encourages employment of people with disabilities 10-02-2014 02:40 PM

    Sun ITES, an outsourcing firm in Bangalore is showing the way in not discriminating against those with disabilities. Almost 50 per cent of its staff comprises of people with some form of disability. ...
  • Sensex rises 66 points to end at 20,376.56 07-02-2014 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday rose for the fourth straight day and ended 66 points up at one-week high levels led by gains in Tata Steel, Sun Pharma and Sesa Sterlite, amid volatility ahead of advance growth estimates for 2013/14. The index, which had gained 101 points in the previous...
  • 16 books to pre-order in 2014 07-01-2014 04:34 PM

    Heads-up for autumn/winter 2016, when Aleph will publish the much-anticipated novel A Suitable Girl by Vikram Seth. Less than 24 months to give A Suitable Boy another go, people! 1. The Bone Clocks David Mitchell Hachette A new David Mitchell book is an event, at par with a Christopher Nolan...
  • Sun's magnetic field about to flip any time now 16-11-2013 06:50 AM

    A big solar event is about to happen and will impact the entire solar system, including Earth. According to NASA's calculations the sun's vast magnetic field is about to flip and in August NASA said that it could happen in three to four months from then, which means the event...
  • Incoming comet ISON heading for close encounter with sun 12-11-2013 11:56 PM

    A comet is heading for a close encounter with the sun later this month, and if it is not vaporized or torn apart, it should be visible to the naked eye in December. Comet ISON is expected to pass just about 621,000 miles (1 million km) from the sun's surface...
  • Sun's magnetic field about to flip, could affect Earth's climate 07-10-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Sun's magnetic field is soon going to flip by 180-degrees which could lead to changes in climate, storms and even disrupt satellites, scientists have warned. The Sun's magnetic field changes polarity approximately every 11 years. It happens at the peak of each solar cycle as the Sun's...
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity spies solar eclipse 30-08-2013 01:13 AM

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity turned its cameras skyward to snap pictures of the planet's moon, Phobos, passing in front of the sun, images released on Thursday show. Curiosity landed on Mars in August 2012 for a two-year mission to determine if the planet most like Earth in the solar system...
  • Murdoch's UK unit could face corporate hacking charges: Sources 17-08-2013 10:45 AM

    London police are actively investigating Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper business for possible criminal violations over allegations of phone-hacking and illegal payments to public officials by its journalists, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Murdoch's News Corpsaid it was aware of the police inquiry but gave no further details....
  • China's Sun wins 1,500 gold to claim distance treble 04-08-2013 11:40 PM

    Barcelona: China's Sun Yang won a second consecutive world championship gold in the men's 1,500 metres freestyle to complete a rare treble of distance titles on Sunday. The Olympic champion and world record holder clocked a time of 14 minutes 41.15 seconds at the hilltop pool in Barcelona, matching American...
  • Two more journalists from Sun tabloid under scanner 09-07-2013 02:26 AM

    London: The head of news at Rupert Murdoch's British Sun tabloid is to be charged with authorising illegal payments to police and army officials, prosecutors said on Monday, the latest senior figure from the media mogul's newspapers to face criminal charges. Chris Pharo is to be charged with conspiring with...
  • Sharpest ever images of the Sun's atmosphere captured 01-07-2013 02:40 PM

    London: Scientists have captured the sharpest ever images of the Sun's outer atmosphere, using an innovative new camera on-board a sounding rocket. An international team of scientists discovered fast-track 'highways' and intriguing 'sparkles' that may help answer a long-standing solar mystery. Researchers used a sounding rocket to launch the NASA...
  • Sun will be our next power plant, says Punjab minister 10-06-2013 01:56 AM

    Amritsar: Punjab would see a 10 per cent increase in solar power production by 2020 with the state government saying that it is looking at renewable energy sources to meet its power needs. The state government is planning to install solar voltaic panels on rooftops of houses and is offering...
  • UK: The Sun's politics editor charged over bribery 14-05-2013 09:40 PM

    London: Britain's prosecutors say The Sun tabloid's politics editor Clodagh Hartley has been charged over a conspiracy to pay thousands of pounds worth of bribes to a press officer working in the British government's tax department. Prosecutors say The Sun paid bribes to press officer Jonathan Hall in return for...
  • Sindhu moves into quarter-finals of India Open 25-04-2013 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: The world No.16 PV Sindhu defeated Yu Sun of China 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 to enter the quarter-final of India Open here on Thursday. In the two matches she has played at the event here, it has not been smooth sailing for the Hyderabad girl. After being one game...
  • China unblocks film web site IMDb 08-03-2013 04:25 PM

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  • Earth to be closest to Sun on Wednesday 01-01-2013 03:22 PM

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  • Kalanithi Maran can breathe easy now 13-12-2012 10:42 AM

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