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Google Doodle Celebrates 229 Years of Mont Blanc Peak First Ascent

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Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, which literally means “White Mountain”, is the European equivalent of Mt Everest in the Alps, with 4,807 metres (15,771 ft) above sea level, that was ascended on 8 August 1786 by Jacques Balmat along with Doctor Michel Paccard giving fodder for a doodle today on Google. “Today we celebrate Europe’s pioneering spirit, stunning landscapes, and ...

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Ramzan 2017: Why, How, and When Eid Uul-Fitr Celebrated?

Ramzan, the major Muslim festival begins on Friday, May 26, 2017 and Eid-ul-fitr will fall on June 24, 2017, marking the  completion of the holy Ramzan month (Islamic month of Shawwal) throughout which Muslims observe fasting. The date for Eid al-Fitr, the first day of the month that follows Ramadan, is determined based upon the sighting of the new moon, ...

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Despite Odds, Indian Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Fervour

Despite strict warning from Hindu fringe groups, many couples smiling, walking hand-in-hand, holding bouquets of red roses or bags with gifts and wearing a smile were a common sight across cafes, eateries and streets across India on Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Love was in the air — whether it was at Delhi’s central Connaught Place area, malls or green parks; ...

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How Players Celebrate Birthday During World Cup?

The world’s most recognised song ‘Happy Birthday to You’ will be an integral part of the cricket World Cup too, starting Saturday. As many as 25 players will celebrate their birthday during the one-and-half-month-long tournament. Cricket’s biggest extravaganza, which has roped in all the star players from 14 top sides, may well be the stage for all or some of ...

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Valentine’s Day: Celebrate V-Day with a Color Theme

​Whether you’re single or have a significant other, this Valentine’s Day keep up with the international trend of traffic signal parties and select from a range of colour-themed beauty packages based upon your relationship status. Colour coded parties wherein the colour of one’s outfit signals their relationship status has been trending internationally lately, and Lakme Salon has taken the trend ...

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Special gifts top list of must-haves on V-Day for women

​Most women like to be pampered almost everyday, but Valentine’s Day is one day when they expect “special gifts” from their lovers, reveals a study. So, men get creative. Daily deals site Groupon India’s Valentine’s Day survey shows that women hope for an exciting experience they can tell all their friends about. The research, which polled over 2,000 adults across ...

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Wonders of Light: Chandra X-Ray Observatory Celebrates International Year of Light

The year of 2015 has been declared the International Year of Light (IYL) by the United Nations. Organizations, institutions, and individuals involved in the science and applications of light will be joining together for this yearlong celebration to help spread the word about the wonders of light. In many ways, astronomy uses the science of light.  By building telescopes that ...

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Merry Christmas! NASA astronauts celebrate in space station ISS

The Chirstmas tree is up and Christmas celebrations are on in the zero-gravity nest of astronauts in space aboard International Space Station (ISS). As astronauts continue advanced space research to benefit life on the Earth and in space, the team including Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is in the holiday spirit. The ISS is decorated with stockings for each crew member ...

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‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ (DDLJ) finishes 1000 weeks, becomes epic in Bollywood history (Photos)

“Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, one of the best movies by filmmaker Aditya Chopra, on Friday completed 1,000 weeks of uninterrupted and surprisingly long-supported screening, and the film’s lead pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol recalled their fond memories of the film’s journey. “It’s been 20 years for this film and I feel honoured that I was part of this film. ...

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Modi to Light Diwali at Siachen Glacier as Obama Sends Out Greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join Indian soldiers at Siachen Glacier in Himalays to celebrate Diwali while the US President Barack Obama in a video message wished a “Happy Diwali” and “Saal Mubarak” saying the festival was a reminder that light will ultimately prevail. Indian prime minister will first arrive at the Siachen Glacier to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers ...

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CERN, ESA Remember Founder Almadi, Sign Agreement on Future Research

Global anti-matter research centre CERN has signed a framework agreement with ESA for future cooperation on research and technology in areas of mutual interest. This year is CERN’s 60th anniversary and ESA’s 50th, making the signature an opportunity to celebrate the memory of a scientist who was a founding father of both organizations: the Italian, Edoardo Amaldi (1908 –1989). Future ...

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