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The women who sparkle in 'greatest show on Earth'
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The women who sparkle in 'greatest show on Earth'

It is dubbed the ‘greatest show on Earth’ with thousands of sparkling Brazilian dancers ignoring sweltering heat to put on a spectacular samba parade. Welcome to the Brazilian carnival! Rio de Janeiro came alive as the city's carnival hit its peak in a stunning cocktail of glamour, fancy dress and pounding samba anthems. Drum queen Flavia Lyra from Imperatriz samba school performs during the second night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pilar ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago

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There are also good people in Haryana: Goa minister's tones down rhetoric after calling them 'scum of the earth'

After calling a section of the domestic tourists visiting Goa the "scum of the earth" and claiming that "north Indians" wanted to "create a Haryana" in the coastal state, Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai today said "there are also good people in Haryana".
 DNA1 week ago

Schools across state to participate in ‘Earth Hour’ today

Seventeen schools from across the state will switch off fans, lights and other electrical appliances for an hour on Monday under an initiative to raise awareness of energy conservation and cutting down pollution in Ahmedabad. The schools, which have come ...
 DNA2 months ago

Mysuru mother-daughter duo to circumnavigate earth in 80 days

Come February, Mysuru-based mother-daughter duo Audrey Maben and Amy Mehta will be taking off on an expedition to circumnavigate the earth in 80 days in a motor glider with the hope to set a world record and inspire other women. The expedition was announced ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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India launches 31 satellites, puts Cartosat-2 into orbit

India on Friday deployed a remote sensing Cartosat and 30 other satellites, including 28 from six nations into the earth's orbit after a copybook launch from its spaceport here.The 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) roared into a clear ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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Japan tsunami 2004, the worst ever tremour that shook Indian Ocean

13-years ago a magnitude of 9.1 earthquake recorded on Richter scale struck underwater of Indian Ocean near Indonesia creating a massive plate shift, Tsunami. It claimed 2,30,000 lives and left many without a home in more than fourteen countries making it one ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

The Halloween asteroid prepares to return in 2018

There is one year to go until asteroid 2015 TB-145 approaches Earth once again, just as it did in 2015 around the night of Halloween, an occasion which astronomers did not pass up to study its characteristics. This dark object measures between 625 and ...
 Science Daily2 months ago
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NASA fires up Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

Washington: At 13 billion miles from Earth, there's no mechanic shop nearby to get a tune-up. But NASA enginners have successfully fired up a set of "dormant" backup thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft -- the farthest and fastest spacecraft -- after 37 ...
 Sify2 months ago NASA fires up Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years  Mathrubhumi2 months ago
Oddity Central

The Loneliest Tree on Earth – A Fascinating Tale of Survival

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, a Sitka Spruce growing on New Zealand’s southernmost subarctic island, is the loneliest and most remote tree on Earth. Not only is it the only tree on Campbell Island, but the nearest other tree can be ...
 Oddity Central1 day ago

France, Germany to hold talks with Russia over Syria ceasefire

[France], Feb 25 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday over the Syria ceasefire resolution, the France presidency said in a statement. The talks come hours ...
 Sify18 hours ago
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