It is 2.58 pm on Monday. An Indian Railways (IR) controller, Kapil Dev, is focusing on one train — No. 22430, Pathankot-Delhi Superfast Express, which has just departed from Karnal station in Haryana. The next half hour will be critical for Dev, located in New Delhi’s control room, as well as a group of track maintainers waiting on the outskirts of Panipat Junction. By the time the train reaches Panipat, it will have run past four lesser known stations — Bazida Jatan, Gharaunda, Kohand and Babarpur. The track maintainers have asked for what’s called a block in railways jargon, which means no other train will run on that stretch while the block is enforced for repair. At the control room, Dev has a quick telephonic conversation with the Panipat station master even as he takes a close look at his colour-coded dashboard showing movement of trains — freight, passenger, express — before granting a 15-minute block near Panipat. For Dev & his fellow … [Read more...] about Indian Railways is linking its trains to an ISRO satellite. How will it use 1.4 crore daily updates?
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MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES Hanoi- Electronic Night “Just Add Sound” Mar 29, 8 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street A night of electronic, live experimental music bringing together a collective of musicians who are trying to push the envelope of the music scene. The night incorporates performances by the artists, live visuals and will begin with a short documentary by Eric Boros on his Solar Soundsystem Project. Free entry. Hanoi Live Lounge Mar 30, 8 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street Featuring Vietnamese and international and expat musicians. Headliner Scott Allan Knost will start his summer tour this year with Hanoi. For more information, visit: http://hanoirockcity.com/portfolio-item/live-lounge-special-rock-funk-indie FreeHanoi-Electric Friends: Sebastien Gesell, Tri Minh and Vu Nhat Tan Mar 29, 9 pm, ATK, 73a Mai Hac De Streeet Celebrating Sebastien Gesell’s one year anniversary in Hanoi, his monthly meeting of electronic … [Read more...] about What’s on March 2013 (Daily updated)
Music Night "Những cây đàn biết hát" with Le Cat Trong Ly 09 and 10 May 2015, 8 pm Heritage Space Dolphin Plaza, 28 Tran Binh, My Dinh, Ha Noi In two music nights in Hanoi, Le Cat Trong Ly will perform 14 songs which are not the newest ones (like "Chênh vênh", "Ngày hôm qua ở đâu", "Bình minh", "Ngây ngây", "Michelle"…) but in the new style, arrangements and emotions. The combination between violin, viola, cello and flute will enhance her beautiful voice and support her in every note. In addition, you will have chance to talk with Le Cat Trong Ly, listen to her stories, experiences and the feelings deep inside. Ticket: 400 000 VND (50% discount for students. Please bring valid student card with you to check-in, this discount can only be applied to the card owner). Introduction of "Geronimo Stilton" in Vietnamese during European Literature Days 2015 Sun 10 May 2015, 2.30 pm Casa Italia 18 Le Phung Hieu, Hanoi You are invited to the book introduction of "Geronimo Stilton" in Vietnamese … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR May 1-10 (daily updated)
Exhibition "Vietnamese Beauties Playing Traditional Musical Instruments" Wearable Art Pieces at Lucy's Dream Exhibition: 08 - 25 Sep 2014, 10 am - 10 pm Lucy's Dream 31 Hang Giay, Hanoi Directions: Lucy's Dream is just 10 meters away from Luong Ngoc Quyen street, and 50 meters away from Ta Hien centre Showcasing our latest collaborative wearable art collection featuring RED, the artist with his Watercolor Artworks, telling the tales of Vietnamese Beauties playing Five (05) of Vietnam most symbolic Traditional Musical Instruments. We hand-painted young and beautiful Vietnamese girls wearing ancient costumes, playing the traditional Bamboo Flute, Vietnamese Monochord, Pear-shaped Lute "Pipa", Vietnamese 36-String Hammered Dulcimer and the Vietnamese Two-chord Fiddle. The paintings, saturated in striking color palettes, are then digitally manipulated into printable digital versions. Tailored precision engineering achieves the seemingly impossible, water-colored paintings curving and … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 1-10 (daily updated)
MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES Hanoi- Start 2014 with ZONE 9 Dec 31, 5 – 11 pm, American Club, 19–21 Hai Ba Trung Street An event to show thanks to American Club's friends and clients who love the Zone 9. Featuring the Theatre And Dance Ensemble, musicians Vu Nhat Tan and Tri Minh, performers/singers Hoai Anh, Khanh Linh, Cuong Seven, DJ JangLoa, the Barbetta DJ group, The Hi-end Band, Dinh Manh Ninh, Idance Studio, the Hotboys & Hotgirl and instructors and Glee Club, (we are updating the list of participating artists in support of Zone 9).With entertainment and art activities for children, and a classical music performance, followed by the artists’s performances. Free Hanoi-Rock City New Year Eve Countdown PartyDec 31, 9 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc VanTickets: VND50,000 (free entry before 10PM) Hanoi- Music gala to usher in 2014Dec 31, 8pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien StreetA music performance gathering several … [Read more...] about What’s on December 2013 (Daily updated)