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Partial lunar eclipse on Aug 7-8 will be visible from all places of India

Partial lunar eclipse on Aug 7-8 will be visible from all places of India

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) A partial lunar eclipse, which will occur on August 7-8, will be visible from all places in the country. The eclipse on August 7 will begin at 2252 hrs IST and continue till 0049 hrs IST of the following day. The duration of the eclipse will be one hour and 57 mins, the Ministry of Earth Science said in a statement. Only a small fraction of the moon will come under the Earth’s shadow at maximum eclipse. The eclipse will be visible in the region covering Western Pacific Ocean, Oceania, Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and Antarctica. The entire partial eclipse will be visible from Central and east Africa, central Russia, China, India, the Far East and most of Australia. The places from where the beginning of the umbral phase will be visible at the time of moonset are western parts of North Pacific Ocean and South Pacific Ocean. The places from where the ending of umbral phase will be visible at the time of moonrise are northwestern part of Africa, eastern parts of Spain, France and Germany. The next eclipse will occur on January 31 next year, which will be a total lunar eclipse and will be visible from India. UNI NY AD SNU 1951

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Middle East respiratory syndrome, a viral respiratory disease

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19 Jan 2018 | 1:30 PM

Kolkata, Jan 19 (UNI) Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease
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Science has to be people centric: Dr Harsh Vardhan

18 Jan 2018 | 1:08 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan has said that the Science has to be people centric and its benefits would deliver to the people.

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Greater efforts needed to meet international family planning goals

Greater efforts needed to meet international family planning goals

17 Jan 2018 | 12:32 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Women and girls have a human right to choose whether and when to become pregnant.

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TN pioneer in organ transplants, other states should follow it : Venkaiah

TN pioneer in organ transplants, other states should follow it : Venkaiah

16 Jan 2018 | 5:13 PM

Chennai, Jan 16 (UNI) Observing that Tamil Nadu was a pioneering state in organ transplantation in the country, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said other states should emulate it in providing affording medical care to the people.

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Echinococcosis, a parasitic disease that occurs in two main forms in humans

Echinococcosis, a parasitic disease that occurs in two main forms in humans

13 Jan 2018 | 12:16 PM

Kolkata, Jan 13 (UNI) Echinococcosis is a parasitic disease that occurs in two main forms in humans: cystic echinococcosis (also known as hydatidosis) and alveolar echinococcosis, caused by the tapeworms Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis, respectively.

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