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Odisha artist creates Radha Krishna sand sculpture for Holi

Odisha artist creates Radha Krishna sand sculpture for Holi

On the eve of Holi, sand artist Manas Sahoo has created a sand sculpture of Lord Radhakrishna playing Holi, depicting the essence of the festival on the golden sea beach.

Mar 12, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Want to cool your electronic devices? Pour this 'sand'!

Want to cool your electronic devices? Pour this 'sand'!

Electronic devices often gets heat up if we use it for a long time and always take time to cool down. 

Jul 13, 2016, 23:33 PM IST

Tyre crumb-sand mixture can protect building from quake: Study

A mixture of tyre crumb and sand, if placed beneath and around a building foundation, can help the structure resist an earthquake jolt, claims a study by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

Sep 21, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Gary Player slams Chambers Bay US Open

Gary Player slams Chambers Bay US Open

Gary Player has blasted the USGA for bringing the US Open to Chambers Bay saying many of the players are happy to shake the sand off their shoes and head home after missing the cut.

Jun 20, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Maharashtra govt mulls policy to impose VAT, entry tax on import of sand

Maharashtra government is mulling over a policy that may allow entry tax and VAT to be imposed on import of sand from neighbouring states to stop its smuggling.

May 22, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Govt mulls policy to impose VAT, entry tax on import of sand

Maharashtra government is mulling over a policy that may allow entry tax and VAT to be imposed on import of sand from neighbouring states to stop its illegal smuggling.

May 22, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

How the earth underground resists missile attack

 Hit hard by a missiles or meteor, materials like soil and sand actually get stronger to resist the force from penetrating deeper underground, says new research.

Apr 13, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Chrissy Teigen dislikes sea, sand

 Model Chrissy Teigen says she hates the beach because she finds the sand "filthy", while the sea makes her feel "uncomfortable" as she finds the ocean like a "giant bathtub".

Apr 04, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

DC seizes lorries illegally transporting sand

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim has seized several lorries illegally transporting sand to other places without proper documents.

Jul 10, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Soon, sand may power your cell phone

Imagine if you only had to charge your cell phone or tablet every three days? A new sand-based battery may make it possible.

Jul 09, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

Now, `beach vault` that hides valuables in the sand

A new plastic vault has been developed that can be screwed into the sand to hide personal items like purses, keys and money in the beach.

May 27, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

Machine uses pee to create `biological concrete`

A new portable machine uses a mixture of sand, bacteria and urine to create an eco-friendly concrete-like material that can be used to make bricks to build houses.

Feb 13, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Jan 22, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Grains of sand from supernova found in meteorites

Scientists have been studying stars by looking at specks of dust carried to Earth in meteorites.

Apr 20, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

Frolicking near sand `unsafe for health`

On warm days, the beach seems an ideal destination for family vacation.

Apr 12, 2012, 12:05 PM IST

Goa bans transportation of sand out of the state

Goa has banned transportation of sand
out of the state by issuing a notification to this effect.

Mar 05, 2011, 17:24 PM IST

Oil and sand mafia are ruling Maharashtra: Munde

Oil and sand Mafia have spread their
tentacles all over Maharashtra and government officers are not
secure, senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde said here on Thursday.

Jan 28, 2011, 00:20 AM IST

ASI to study impact of sand removal from Konark Temple

Before taking any decision
on removal of sand filling from interior of Jagamohan of the Sun Temple at Konark, the ASI has set up a steering committee to study
its possible impact on the structure.

Mar 22, 2010, 21:34 PM IST

Mexico shuts Cancun beach, alleges sand was stolen

Surprised tourists found their little piece of Cancun beach paradise ringed by crime-scene tape and gun-toting sailors on Thursday.

Aug 01, 2009, 10:49 AM IST