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Asteroid bigger than US' Empire State Building to pass by Earth on Saturday

An asteroid bigger than US' 102-storey Empire State Building is likely to pass by Earth on Saturday.

Aug 10, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Pentagon made of microbes older than dinosaurs: Study

Different types of oolitic limestones have formed in all geological periods and have been found around the world, including in the US, the UK, Germany, the Bahamas, China and at Shark Bay in Western Australia.

Jan 22, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Art critics baffled after Trump's black-marker sketch fetches $16,000 at auction

The 12-by-9 sketch of the Empire State Building was made by Trump in 1995 at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. 

Oct 21, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Barca arrive in Big Apple: New York`s Empire State Building lights up for Spanish champions

The opening of a New York office signals a major commercial expansion by the team, two years after it opened a Hong Kong office to cater to the Asian market.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Watch: When lightening struck iconic Empire State building in USA

A heart-stopping footage of the iconic Empire State building being hit by lightening has now come to fore on the social media.

Jul 27, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

Over 200 landmarks to light up UN blue on 70th anniversary

More than 200 landmarks in 60 countries from the Pyramids in Egypt to the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Empire State Building in New York will be lit up in blue the official color of the United Nations today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the world body.

Oct 24, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

'Om Kreem Hrum Hreem': When Goddess Kali ARRIVED in New York!

She is the Goddess of time, change, power, and destruction. She is the destroyer of evil forces. She was in America's melting pot, New York!.

Aug 10, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Cecil the lion lights up New York`s Empire State building

A giant picture of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display.

Aug 02, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Poland learns to love Stalin`s unwanted gift

Polish TV presenter Robert Bernatowicz used to hate Warsaw`s colossal Palace of Culture, an unwanted gift from Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin that opened 60 years ago this week. But that was before he broke into the building.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Gravity data reveals Antarctic ice sheet is melting at ever faster rate

A team of researchers has found that Antarctica's massive ice sheet lost twice the amount of ice in its western portion compared with what it accumulated in the east, suggesting that the southern continent's ice cap is melting ever faster.

May 01, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Lights out as millions around the world mark Earth Hour

The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.

Mar 29, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

Empire State Building lit up in colours of S Africa`s flag

New York`s iconic skyscraper the Empire State Building is shining with the colours of South African flag, honouring the legacy of anti-apartheid revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela.

Dec 07, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Empire State Building owner raises $929.5 mn in IPO

New York City's iconic Empire State Building has went public as part of a real estate trust traded for the first time on the New York Stock Exchange.

Oct 03, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

Elizabeth Hurley turns Empire State bldg pink for cancer campaign

Elizabeth Hurley turned the Empire State Building pink in celebration of cosmetic giant Estee Lauder`s breast cancer awareness drive.

Oct 03, 2012, 10:35 AM IST

US: Jeffrey Johnson held grudge against his victim

Jeffrey Johnson was shot dead by New York police officers stationed outside the Empire State Building after he killed Steven Ercolino.

Aug 25, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

US: `Jeffrey Johnson was quiet, friendly`

Jeffrey Johnson started shooting indiscriminately at people in front of the Empire State Building in New York on Friday and killed one person.

Aug 25, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

Shooting outside Empire State Building in New York; 2 dead

Two people including the gunman were killed and nine others were injured outside the iconic Empire State Building in multiple shootings.

Aug 24, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

Empire State Building to turn red and blue for `The Amazing Spider Man` premiere

Spider-Man has finally conquered the Empire State Building and the landmark will shine red and blue for the premiere of the new Spidey movie, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

Jun 25, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

Empire State Building owner files for $1 billion IPO

Empire State Realty Trust, owners of the iconic Empire State Building, filed to sell up to USD 1 billion of its Class A common stock, giving ordinary investors a chance to own a piece of the skyscraper that has been fought over by billionaires.

Feb 14, 2012, 09:15 AM IST

New York Council allows new neighbour for Empire State

The New York City Council has
approved a plan for construction of a 362.7-meter tall tower
that will only be a few feet less than the Empire State
Building in Manhattan.

Aug 26, 2010, 19:01 PM IST