Stalagmite can forecast droughts, floods in India(17:30) New York, March 26 (IANS) Studying the last 50 years of growth of a stalagmite from a cave in Meghalaya - known for getting the most rain on Earth - can unlock secrets about climate change and could help better predict monsoon patterns, droughts and floods in India, scientists say.
Vast water bodies located beneath Antarctica glacier(13:48) Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Researchers have found vast bodies of water underneath one of the biggest Antarctica glaciers, giving crucial insight into the possible outcomes of global climate change, the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has revealed.
HC refuses to hear 2G plea unless all trees planted(12:46) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it will not proceed with the 2G spectrum hearing until the accused, including Swan Telecom's Shahid Usman Balwa, complied with its earlier order and completes a plantation drive.
India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA(12:46) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.
Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi(10:12) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) It was a sunny Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
SC slams TN efforts to curb defacement of public places(21:56) New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Tamil Nadu government for not responding "meaningfully" and "in proper spirit" to its order on the steps taken by it to curb defacement of public places and natural environment.
Switch off during Earth Hour: BSES to clients (Lead)(18:10) New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi power distribution company (discom) BSES, here on Monday, urged its 40 lakh plus consumers to "switch off" electric appliances during Earth Hour on March 30, to show their concern for the environment.
Switch off during Earth Hour, BSES urges consumers(16:36) New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi power distribution company (discom) BSES on Monday urged its over 40 lakh consumers to "switch off" their electric appliances during Earth Hour on March 30, 2019, to show their concern for the environment.
Delhi to be cloudy, scattered rains forecast(10:40) New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the national capital on Monday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
Innovative recycling humanising Panama prison(10:14) Panama City, March 25 (IANS) A group of prisoners at the infamous La Joyita prison in Panama has devised a manual recycling program to revolutionise not only the prison but also their own lives.
Sunny Sunday morning in Delhi(11:12) New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday woke up to a pleasant, sunny morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the weather office said.
Cyclone toll in Mozambique rises to 417, 89k displaced(18:46) Beira (Mozambique), March 23 (IANS) The toll in tropical cyclone Idai-induced floods that have hit Mozambique rose to 417 while over 1,500 have been injured and more than 89,000 displaced, the government said on Saturday.
Melting Everest glaciers throw up climbers' bodies(18:32) Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) With the melting of glaciers and snow due to high temperatures, Mount Everest expedition operators are finding more and more bodies of climbers on and around the world's highest peak.
Pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi(09:50) New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, the weather office said.
Iceland tourist spot shut for environmental damage(09:22) Reykjavik, March 23 (IANS) Authorities in Iceland has temporarily closed the canyon of Fjaorargljufur, a popular tourist attraction, due to environmental damage caused by an ever-increasing number of visitors, the media reported.