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4th of July, US Independence Day: Interesting Facts at Glance

On 4th of July, every year, the US celebrates its Independence Day with greater national unity marked by functions, display of fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, discount sales, concerts and of course, baseball games. The New York City leads others in displaying the largest fireworks in the country, followed Chicago on Lake Michigan, San Diego over Mission Bay, Boston on the ...

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World Mental Health Day: Deepika Padukone Leads the Way

As the world observes the Mental Health Day today, it is time to remember how mental illness affects anybody and everybody in society but overcoming it is the key to success for many celebrities. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of ...

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ASTROSAT: Some Interesting Post-launch Facts at Glance

ISRO has successfully launched its first space observatory ASTROSAT at 9.48 AM today from Sriharikota. India has joined a select club of nations having their own space observatories. The astronomy satellite is a miniature version of the Hubble, the US-European joint space observatory that has discovered new galaxies and improved understanding of the universe. Some interesting facts about ASTROSAT and ...

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US Open 2015: Will Roger Federer Win it For a Change?

Switzerland’s Roger Federer will clash with Serbian Novak Djokovic in the US Open men’s final today, Sunday, 13 August. While odds are in favour of Djokovic, who won the Wimbledon’s over Federer, all eyes are on the swiss legend again to see whether he is putting his best foot forward in the play to win the grand slam for once ...

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CSE vs CSIR on CNG vs Diesel Buses: Will CSIR Wake up to CSE’s Counter Facts?

In a shocking report, the government research agency CSIR said in a study that the CNG-powered buses emit fine nanocarbon particles which may cause cancer, thus defeating the very purpose of promoting them as environment-friendly transportation system, especially in Delhi. Before the final report was published, the revelation of primary facts has raised the eye-brows and Delhi-based Centre for Science ...

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