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When the Moon turned flaming red!
2011-06-18
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The moons bright white glow turned crimson brick red when it delved into the dark centre of the earths shadow during the centurys longest and darkest lunar eclipse on Wednesday night. The awesome spectacle was visible all over the country, including the national capital.The full moon appeared much dimmer than usual, but sunlight passing through the earths atmosphere gave the lunar surface a deep reddish hue.This was the centurys longest and darkest total lunar eclipse as the moon immersed deeply inside the umbral (darker) shadow of the earth.
The full moon appeared much dimmer than usual, but sunlight passing through the earths atmosphere gave the lunar surface a deep reddish hue.This was t...

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India vs WestIndis Fifth ODI
2011-06-16
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Kingston: Jolted by the massive loss in the fourth ODI, India would aim to get the crucial psychological edge over the West Indies before the Test series when they take on the hosts in the fifth and final one-dayer, here Thursday.

The ODI series is already in their pocket as the Indians have taken a 3-1 lead but they would try and ensure that the scoreline suggests domination by signing off 4-1.

Berths in the eleven for the first Test match, scheduled to start next Monday, are up for grabs and those certain would aim to fall in a groove while those still on the edge would look to leave a definite impression on the team management.

There are at least two batsmen and the fast-bowling ...

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IIIT-A s new cancer diagnostic kit !
2011-06-16
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Allahabad: An Indo-Russian scientific venture here claims to have come up with a new diagnostic kit for early detection of breast cancer at a much lower cost and without requiring highly-qualified medical professionals.

The new machine has been developed by experts at the state-owned Indian Institute for Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A) in coordination with the Moscow-based Institute of Radio Engineering, which is a part of the Russian Academy of Sciences, IIIT-A Director M D Tiwari told PTI here.

The new machine is different from the tools being used at present to detect breast cancer. While existing machines have voluminous structures and problems in portability and involve...

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Acidic reservoir threate...
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When the Moon turned fla...
The moons bright white glow turned crimson brick red when it delved into the dark centre of the earths shadow during the centurys longest and darkest lunar eclipse on Wednesday night. The awesome spectacle was visible all over the country, including the nation...
India vs WestIndis Fifth...
Kingston: Jolted by the massive loss in the fourth ODI, India would aim to get the crucial psychological edge over the West Indies before the Test series when they take on the hosts in the fifth and final one-dayer, here Thursday. The ODI series is already ...
IIIT-A s new cancer diag...
Allahabad: An Indo-Russian scientific venture here claims to have come up with a new diagnostic kit for early detection of breast cancer at a much lower cost and without requiring highly-qualified medical professionals. The new machine has been developed by...