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Is there PHP web service to display the IST date and time?

Posted on 2008-11-06
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I need a php web service to display  the IST time. In my website the date is often changed, So I could not either convert them to my IST date and time or display the current date and time?
Question by:Loganathan Natarajan
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ID: 22902622
Hi there,

Try this, hope it helps.

//Get GMT Date/Time and adds offset to IST
echo gmdate("F j, Y, g:i a", strtotime("+5 hours 30 minutes")); 

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by:Loganathan Natarajan
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Thanks for the reply. I have already this code and displaying the IST time. My actual problem is the server GMT time gets varies every day. It is not reliable ... as i am using shared hosting.. very difficult to explain this problem to them... also they just reset and again the problem arise ... so i  don't want to depend on them ... that is why i want to access the web services....

any ideas?
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by:Ray Paseur
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Take a look at this page:

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HTH, ~Ray
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
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i don't think this would help to me?

as i need to retrieve or get the date to display...
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Ray Paseur earned 375 total points
ID: 22905522
It looks like http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/asia/india/time.htm is doing what you want.  Why not CURL that page?  Or better yet, contact them and ask how they sync the time.
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
ID: 22905613
OK, i shall study on that.


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