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Neptune Completes First Revolution of Sun
Neptune—the blue coloured eighth planet of the solar system, will this year complete its first revolution of the sun since its discovery in 1846.The heavenly body will celebrate its birthday on July 13 at 03:06 IST when it reaches approximately the same heliocentric longitude 329°.1020 as at the time of its discovery,
Russia Plans to Send Olympic Torch into Space
Russia plans to send the Olympic torch into space ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov told the IOC on Thursday. In a presentation to International Olympic Committee members, Zhukov said his country aims to be the first to take the torch beyond the earth’s atmosphere as part of the longest Olympic relay.“Russia was the first country to send a man into space some 50 years ago,” Zhukov said. “So, we are proud that now we have the opportunity to be the first nation to send the Olympic torch into space
His Majesty's Opponent--Book on Netaji released by Amartya Sen
A definitive biography of one of India's greatest leaders Subhash Chandra Bose entitled- 'His Majesty's opponent: Subhash Chandra Bose and India's Struggle Against Empire' was released here today by noble laureate Amartya Sen at a glittering function in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the author Sugata Bose.
Godrej Interio enters Limca Book of Records with longest mattress
Godrej Interio has broken new grounds with an entry into the prestigious Limca Book of Records, with the manufacture of a 100 ft long mattress -- The Longest Mattress in India.
Meet the world's best singing parrot
The animal, called Groucho, knows seven songs, including ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘How Much Is That Doggy In The Window’. A parrot at Disney''s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, is attracting crowds with his amazing singing skills.