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  Indian Standard Time - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time zone for India.
Although using one time universally has its advantages, the drawback is that in places in the far east, the sun rises very early and sets very early, while in the west it rises late and sets late.
The Indian Standard Time is calculated from the Allahabad observatory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_Standard_Time   (208 words)

 Coordinated Universal Time - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Time zones around the world are expressed as positive and negative offsets from UT. UTC differs by an integral number of seconds from International Atomic Time (TAI), as measured by atomic clocks and a fractional number of seconds from UT.
UTC is a hybrid time scale: the rate of UTC is based on atomic frequency standards but the epoch of UTC is synchronized to remain close to astronomical UT.
International standard UTC time can only be determined to the highest precision after the fact, as atomic time is determined by the reconciliation of the observed differences between an ensemble of atomic clocks maintained by a number of national time bureaus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UTC   (866 words)

 time zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time.
Time zones are generally centered on meridianss of a longitude that is a multiple of 15º thus making neighbouring time zones one hour apart.
Before 1920, all ships kept local apparent time on the high seas by setting their clocks at night or at the morning sight so that, given the ship's speed and direction, it would be 12 o'clock when the Sun crossed the ship's meridian (12 o'clock = local apparent noon).
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Time_zone   (2014 words)

 CalendarHome.com - Time zone - Calendar Encyclopedia
Time zones are generally centered on meridians of a longitude that is a multiple of 15º thus making neighbouring time zones one hour apart.
Time zones with a deviation from UTC of a non-integer quantity of hours use the letter of the nearest whole hour-deviated time zone toward UTC, with a star or dagger added on.
Time zones were invented by Sanford Fleming because of the need of railroad companies to have consistent local times between railroad stations.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Time_zone.htm   (1169 words)

 Time zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A notable exception was Detroit, Michigan, which kept local time until 1900, then vacillated between Central Standard Time, Sun time, and Eastern Standard Time until it settled on EST by ordinance May 1915, ratified by popular vote August 1916.
Standard zone time was not made legal in the United States until 1918.
Time zones were first proposed for the entire world by Sir Sandford Fleming in 1876.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/t/ti/time_zone.html   (1964 words)

 The Indian Express : Op-Ed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Explains Dr Lal, ‘‘The international time zone is based on 24 standard meridians and at every 15 deg arc, it moves by one hour, starting from Greenwich meridian comprising of 180 deg west and 180 deg east.
The local time of a country is determined according to the longitude of the place and in India, it stretches to almost 30 degrees, where the longitudinal extent is between 68 degrees and 07 mts to 97 deg 25 mts east of Greenwich.
Another argument against two time zones is that the benefits go to a small proportion of the population in the least developed part of the country, while the huge operational costs and resultant chaos will have to be borne by the whole country.
www.indianexpress.com /ie20011108/op1.html   (1109 words)

 connexions » Blog Archive » A Brief History of Time
I’m not entirely sure of the physics involved in calculating time, or ascertaining what it actually is, but i’m aware that unless you’re travelling close to the speed of light, it remains pretty much constant.
Indians themselves also seem to have a strange ability to tap into time without need for such instruments as watches and clocks.
Ask any person in the street for the time, and rather than looking at a watch, said Indian will simply shake his or her head slightly and instantaneously pluck the time out of mid-air.
www.theconnexion.net /wp/index.php?p=289   (461 words)

 Standard Time Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
the uniform time act of 1966 provided the basic framework for alternating between daylight saving time and standard time...
standard time is used to tracking time for billing and project management.
the time zone for aizona is mountain standard time.
standard.gmgmsearch.co.uk /standard+time-base.htm   (199 words)

 indian fine art auction house bowrings fine art india art auctioneers indian paintings online auction houses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
(Indian Standard Time) on the third day following the conclusion of the auction or (ii) until such time as the Property is handed over to the purchaser or his agent.
(Indian Standard Time) on the third day following the conclusion of the auction, the buyer shall be responsible for any loss or damage whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
(Indian Standard Time) on the third day following the conclusion of the Sale then Bowring's shall be entitled to move those Property(ies) to their own or to any other warehouse and the buyer shall be liable for reasonable transport charges and daily storage charges.
www.bowringsauction.com /terms_and_conditions.htm   (2011 words)

 Background Information - Time and Money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Obviously everyone had to use the same standard time and the local time at the Greenwich Observatory was taken as the reference.
The new national standard time was generally known as 'Railway Time' up to about the 1860's when the term GMT became increasingly common.
Villages still kept their own local time however and several public clocks were fitted with two sets of hands, one for local time the other for 'railway time'.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /gansg/00-app1/time.htm   (1367 words)

 hclindia.com - Infosys Technologies to Announce 4th Quarter & Annual Results on April 13, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
IST on April 13, 2004 (this will not be telecast in the US).
These filings are available at www.sec.gov. Infosys may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders.
The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company.
www.hclindia.com /article3.html   (866 words)

Indian Standard Time) and was tested to a range greater than 2100 km.
It is the standard that is adopted in civilian aircraft (circuit routing and device mounting) and all the software in the Agni-II has been designed around this bus.
They say that a customised bus is better because in a standard bus, one tends to use off-the-shelf electronic devices whose performance may not be optimal.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /MISSILES/Agni-II.html   (1730 words)

 Standard Encyclopedia: Ohio entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Revolting under English rule the Indian allies of the French united in the Conspiracy of Pontiac to drive out the English; but the revolt was ended by Col. Henry Bouquet, who brought the Indians to terms in the Muskingum Valley in 1764.
His administration was mainly occupied by a final struggle with the Indians and by a conflict with the Legislature which greatly influenced the constitutional history of the State.
The Indian uprisings were finally put down by Gen. Anthony Wayne, who defeated the Ohio Indians in the decisive battle of Fallen Timbers near the rapids of the Maumee River, on Aug. 20.
www.westervillelibrary.org /AntiSaloon/print/state.html   (598 words)

 Once upon a time...
IST, or Indian Standard Time, is open for a wide range of interpretation.
Indian weddings can only be considered truly large should they exceed 800 people.
The first time that I attempt to flush the toilet, it appeared everything was normal (the water went down the hole, the water came back up)...until the toilet began to make this incredibly loud noise.
www.devstar.blogspot.com   (2594 words)

 Business Module 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Furthermore, as Indians come to reside in other countries, especially the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, strong international financial alliances are being formed.
To the west lies the Arabian Sea, to the east the Bay of Bengal, and to the south the Indian Ocean.
Furthermore, the Indian landmass is often called the "subcontinent." The southern half of India is sometimes referred to as "peninsular India" as well.
menic.utexas.edu /asnic/outreach/pages/dbimodule/mod1.htm   (1240 words)

 The Prescise Iranian Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
With the progress of time, they based the month on the waxing and waning phases of the moon, and also found out that there are twelve "moons" and a fraction of a day in a solar year.
It was, according to the Avesta, the time to "properly set" everything and prepare for the new year.
But since the lunar month, one of the earliest ways of reckoning time, is alternately of 29 and 30 days with two phases of waxing and waning moon, it was quite easy to further divide it and have four quarters of seven and eight days accommodated in it.
www.zoroastrian.org /articles/The%20Precise%20Iranian%20Calendar.htm   (4059 words)

 clash: The Gender Gap
The image invoked the asexuality of Indian widowhood, a a fitting reminder of the sexual double standard between IA men and women.
One of the greatest fears Indian parents have is of their daughters acquiring a reputation for promiscuity.
Indian culture goes further than sexuality when it defines what it means to be a good Indian woman.
www.vij.com /clash/essays/gender.html   (1721 words)

The world is broken into 24 separate time zones which are used to help determine the time in all areas of the world.
Any time zone to the left of this is -GMT or -UT and any time zone to the right of this is +GMT or +UT. Below is a listing of time zone abbreviations, time zone description and the UT difference.
Daylight Saving Time or DST for short is time when time in most portions of the United States and other portions of the world where time gains or looses an hour on a specific date.
www.computerhope.com /jargon/t/time.htm   (487 words)

 Choose the Golden Moment
Presented here are invaluable divisions of time that could help even a common man choose the most opportune moments and avoid inauspicious ones, so as to make his life a series of successes.
If due to some reason you are unable to avail the best time then you could go in for the moments under the heading Medium.
Kaal Nirnay is a wonderful book authored by revered Sadgurudev Dr. Narayan Dutt Shrimaliji that is based on the ancient text of the same title in which the sage Varahmihir has detailed the process of finding out the fruitous and unlucky time periods of each day of the year.
www.siddhashram.org /samay.shtml   (366 words)

 →    Current time in Āīzawl
Standard Time difference compared to UTC/GMT is +5 hours 30 minutes.
All world times are automatically adjusted based upon time zones and daylight saving time when necessary.
No matter which time zone you are looking for, timegenie.com does all of the time zone and daylight saving time calculations for you.
www.timegenie.com /city.time/veaw   (458 words)

 Solomon - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Of these sources 2 Samuel 12:24 f and 1 Kings 1; 2 are much the oldest and in fact form part of one document, 2 Samuel 9-20; 1 Kings 1; 2 dealing with the domestic affairs of David, which may well be contemporary with the events it describes.
It was fortunate for him that both the neighboring great powers were for the time in a decadent state, otherwise the history of the kingdom of Israel would have ended almost before it had begun.
It may be that the daughter of Pharaoh was childless or died a considerable time before Solomon, but his favorite wife was latterly a grand-daughter of Nahash, the Ammonite king (1 Kings 14:21 Septuagint), and it was her son who succeeded to the throne.
www.searchgodsword.com /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T8273   (3809 words)

 Indian Standard Time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
To be late, and not reach a party at given time is followed just the way we reach on time to work or to school.
He is owner of a popular Indian restaurant in the city of Orange, in Southern California, U.S.A. “ I have parties here every weekend, and never has it started on time nor ended at any scheduled time.
Schools ring their bell on time so this is a habit picked up in later years.
indww.com /ist.htm   (477 words)

 Indian Astrology Calendar - Oct 18, 2005 - Complete Guide, Info Library to Free Indian Astrology Horoscope Predictions
Panchang is the sanskrit name given to the traditional indian standard of time keeping viz.
The panchang shown here on the right is the basic most common information that is used by the masses in their day to day life.
Indian Astrologers suggest that works that are undertaken in the auspecious periods generally have a positive result and those doen is the inauspecious period have a negative result.
www.astrogyan.com /panchang   (543 words)

 World Time
If in India it is noon or 1200 hours Indian Standard Time (IST)...
Colombo, Sri Lanka is in the same time zone as India.
Therefore at 1200 hours in India, the time will be 1400 hours the previous day in Honolulu.
www.rediff.com /travel/time.htm   (2068 words)

 Coordinated_Universal_Time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as "Zulu time", is an atomic realization of Universal Time or Greenwich mean time, the astronomical basis for civil time.
Time zones around the world are expressed as positive and negative offsets from UT. UTC differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1.
For this reason, UT lags behind atomic time measured by atomic clocks.
www.tuxedo-shop.com /search.php?title=Coordinated_Universal_Time   (626 words)

 Indian_vedic_astrologer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Timings for consultations are from Monday to Sunday from Morning 8 am to evening 8 pm as per Indian Standard Time (IST).
In case we don't have the time available as suggested by you, we get back with an alternate time or ask you for an alternate time.
All the time mentioned is Indian Standard Time which is 5 1/2 hr ahead of G.M.T. Timings for consultations are from Monday to Sunday from Morning 8 am to evening 8 pm.
www.narinderjuneja.com /online_vedic_consultation.asp   (340 words)

 time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Time and frequency measurements, the calibration services are offered to users at NPL premises as well as user's end at NPL premises, Cesium and rubidium atomic clocks * Oven controlled crystal oscillators * Timers * Frequency counters are calibrated.
The ATA and INSAT systems provide time synchroniization and frequency calibration on a continuous basis * Passive TV technique is also being used for precise time transfers to microsecond accuracies.
The time and frequency standards at NPL ar maintained with the help of four atomic cesium standards * Time and frequency calibrations are made with the help of pico and nano-seconds time interval and frequency counters and phase recorders * Accuracies available for Timeinterval (Frequency) and time instant are 5 x 10
www.nplindia.org /npl/time.htm   (142 words)

 Nov/23/99 6 p.m. IST at Arunachala -- AUMzine Issue 9
Indian Standard Time (1230 hours GMT) on Nov/23/99.
Indian Standard time (1230 hours GMT), deepa jothi flames are lit at the peak of the Arunachala hill to mark the Lord's appearance as a jothi sthambam, an infinite pillar of light.
Indian Standard Time (1230 hours GMT) on Nov/23/99 this year.
www.agasthiar.org /AUMzine/0009-6pm.htm   (570 words)

 The Indian Express : Editorials & Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
He was in for another shock when he was told that it was a normal practice for the employees to go earlier than the stipulated closing time because the sun rose and set early in that part of the country.
Even simple solutions like having different office timings in the Northeastern states like various schools having different school timings were not tried out.
The situation in India is, of course, not as bad as in China but to believe that people all over such a large country as India should adjust their watches to the local time in the city of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, which is the famed Indian Standard Time, is to be unrealistic.
www.indianexpress.com /ie20011102/ed2.html   (504 words)

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