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Football fever is over, but Euro 2016 hangover persists

It's been almost a week since the Euro 2016 final, but the hangover continues -- rather strange because this didn't happen after the IPL, which was a less taxing tournament to watch. Taxing? All the important matches started only half-past midnight and if they went into extra time, they would stretch for upwards of two hours. Waking up early the same morning for work was not easy...

1 day ago
Monks, 'kung fu' nuns on cyclethon for environmental conservation

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Around 500 monks and 'kung fu' nuns of the Drukpa Buddhist order, who commenced a 2,500 km arduous cyclethon from Kathmandu in Nepal and will culminate in the famed Hemis Monastery in Leh, entered the Indian state of Uttarakhand on Thursday. They are creating awareness about environmental conservation. Recently the Himalayas faced several environmental d...

7 days ago
Hemis monastery decked up for famed mask dance

Leh, July 8 (IANS) Ahead of a grand congregation of Buddhists next month, the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage, the largest such in Ladakh, has been decked up for a two-day annual festival that sees monks wearing traditional masks representing deities and evil spirits, the organisers said. The famed Hemis Festival, which will be inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minist...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
Google Doodle honours discoverer of blood groups Karl Landsteiner

New York, June 14 (IANS) On what would be his 148th birthday, Google has honoured Nobel Laureate Karl Landsteiner, the discoverer of blood groups -- key to successful blood transfusion -- with a Doodle. Landsteiner may not be a household name but his work that made blood transfusion safer has helped millions of people lead longer, healthier lives. The first fundamental discovery...

1 month ago
White House race: Who is most presidential?

Washington, May 29 (IANS) Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the most presidential of them all? That's the question American voters are asking as they size up the three survivors in the White House race. Supporters of Dodging Donald Trump, as critics call the Republican now sitting pretty with magical 1,237 delegates to lock the party nomination, have eyes only for the Manhattan mogul.

1 month ago
'Monsoon Journey': A unique homage to India's rainy season

It is the time of the year when people across the sub-continent start to look beseechingly at the skies for the season to end the tyranny of a scorching sun in leaden skies. But the monsoon, bringing rains - plentiful ones, that is - doesn't only mean better or changed weather or the difference between prosperity and failure but more starkly, between life and death itself. And in it is a great st...

2 months ago
'First map of Australia' arrives in Melbourne for conservation

Melbourne, May 16 (IANS) The first map of Australia, produced by Dutch explorers in the 17th century, arrived in Melbourne on Monday for expert analysis, as historians look to preserve the priceless document. The map of New Holland, the name given to the Australian mainland by famous seafarer Abel Tasman, is the first published record of the previously unexplored continent in the Dutch l...

2 months ago
Would be happy if my art dents mindsets: Sufi Kathak dancer Manjari

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) As a young Kathak student from Luknow, Manjari Chaturvedi learnt her first lessons in communal harmony during the Babri Masjid's demolition in 1992, which resulted in ugly incidents of sectarian violence in the country. In those days, Manjari and her friends, mostly Hindus, would reach the gharana as soon as the curfew was lifted and their Muslim musicians would...

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