4 August, 2015 8:00 AM Buzz Aldrin Claimed USD 33 in Travel Expenses After Moon Trip
London: Buzz Aldrin claimed USD 33.31 in travel expenses for a journey from Houston to the Moon and back, according to a Twitter post by the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the second person to walk on the lunar surface in 1969. Mr Aldrin, 85, made the first lunar landing in 1969 and has tweeted his official travel voucher and customs forms for the moon rock he brought 27
3 August, 2015 11:43 AM Fabrizio catches the eye
Fabrizio and Jamaica caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning. 600m: Barringo (rb) 41. Easy. Bullion Express (Hamir) 39.5. Moved freely. Winning Girl (rb) 40. Easy. 800m: Simona (S.J.Sunil) 58, 600/43. Easy. Running Cloud (rb), Reality (A.Gaikwad) 57.5, 600/43. Pair level. Lucky Pineapple (Kamlesh) 57, 600/43. Urged. Sanam 17
1 August, 2015 11:05 AM Rains lash Kolkata and other parts of South Bengal; road, rail traffic thrown out of gear
Heavy rainfall lashed south Bengal districts and disrupted normal life in the state capital in Kolkata, throwing road and rail traffic out of gear since early this morning as most parts of the city were submerged. The MeT department recorded 133.6-mm rainfall in the last 24 hours till 8.30 A.M. on Saturday and has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in Gangetic 46
1 August, 2015 3:24 AM APJ Abdul Kalam an ''inspiration'', says Ban Ki-moon
United Nations: Secretary General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam`s "inspiration" to the world on Friday during a visit to the Indian Mission in New York as a special gesture of condolence. Ban said: "The outpouring of grief around the world is a testament of the respect and inspiration he has garnered during and after 57
31 July, 2015 7:42 PM UN chief Ban ki-Moon slams 'terrorist act' after Palestinian toddler is killed by suspected Jewish settlers
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the killing of an 18-month-old baby in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Ban called on the perpetrators of what he called a "terrorist act" to face justice, and expressed condolences for the family of the dead baby, Ali Saad Dawabsha. "The Secretary-General strongly 42
31 July, 2015 1:40 PM Once in 3 years: Blue moon glimmers in the night sky!
Spoiler alert: Tonight's moon won't be blue in colour, it is just a name given to it due to it's time of occurrence! A blue moon is called so because it is the second full moon in a calendar month. Every month has one full moon, but as the lunar cycle and our calendar is not in perfect sync, we get to see two full moons in one month at every three years' 35
31 July, 2015 10:13 AM Watch out for a blue moon today
NEW DELHI: A beautiful and 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'. It is an occurrence from which the oft-used English saying 'once in a blue moon' is said to have originated. This month, the first full moon was on July 2 and now, sky lovers 19
30 July, 2015 3:00 PM Pune races: Zander pleases
Zander and Way Out pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning. 600m: Coley (rb) 42. Easy. Legend Of The Seas (Chandrakant) 41. Easy. Bullion Express (Hamir) 40.5. Moved freely. Moon Shadow (Kamlesh) 41. Easy. Regal (Chandrakant) 39. Moved well. Red Bug (Shelar) 42. Easy. 800m: Dream Yuga (rb) 55.5, 600/42.5. Moved freely. Asahi (Sharukh) 28
30 July, 2015 1:30 PM Happy Guru Purnima 2015 in Hindi: Best Guru Purnima SMS, WhatsApp Messages to send Happy Guru Purnima greetings!
Guru Purnima festival is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Ashadh (June-July). This day is dedicated to all the Gurus and a special form of Puja is been performed by their devotees. ‘Guru’ refers to the person who removes darkness from one’s life. Devotees pay respect to their respective Gurus and thank them by remembering their deeds 439
30 July, 2015 9:17 AM Guru Purnima 2015: Best Guru Purnima SMS, WhatsApp Messages to Wish Happy Guru Purnima greetings!
Guru Purnima is an auspicious day in India that is specially dedicated to one’s gurus. It is traditionally celebrated by Hindus, who pay respect and express their gratitude towards their gurus. Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the month of Ashadh, which is said to be the auspicious day to devote great sage Maharshi Veda Vyasa 500