‘Rock stripes’ on Mars could suggest actions of water

Washington: NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity, which reached its 5,000th Martian day, or sol, this week has observed possible “rock stripes” that could suggest actions of water, wind or other processes on the Red Planet. I think the set of observations we’ll get will enable us to understand it The ground texture seen in recent images More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Red alert issued in Australian state for cyclone Kelvin

Canberra: Authorities on Sunday issued a red alert in the state of Western Australia (WA) after tropical cyclone Kelvin made landfall earlier in the day, bringing with it winds of up to 250 kph. Further south, a More...

By Agencies On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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NGT asks Delhi, Haryana to resolve issue of ammonia in capital’s water

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday directed the Delhi and Haryana governments to hold a meeting to resolve the issue of high ammonia content in the water of the river Yamuna. The high ammonia More...

By Agencies On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Planets beyond Milky Way galaxy discovered for first time

New York: A team of scientists from University of Oklahoma has discovered for the first time a population of planets beyond the Milky Way galaxy. Until this study, there has been no evidence of planets in other More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Air pollution affects at least 47 million Indian children

New Delhi: At least 47 million children under the age of five live in areas facing severe air pollution with dangerous effluent density, a report said on Monday. The safe limit for PM10 as per national standards More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Cold wave continues in J&K, Kargil coldest at minus 16

Jammu: Minimum temperature in Jammu city dropped further on Sunday while it continued to remain several notches below the freezing point in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region, the Met Office said. The official said More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Bone chilling cold wave in J&K, temp to drop further

Srinagar: The cold wave further tightened its grip in the Valley on Thursday as the weather office said hazy and dry weather will continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday. The minimum temperature was minus 5.7 More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Powerful 7.9 Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami alert

Washington: A powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale struck the Gulf of Alaska in the US on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning along the coastline that urged people in the affected areas to head More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Shimla gets season’s first snowfall

Shimla: After much delay, the Himachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday experienced the season’s first snowfall, leading to a surge of tourists to savour the snow-covered landscape. Places near to Shimla like Kufri More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Earth’s heat loss pushing Greenland’s ice sheet towards sea

London: Researchers have found that the loss of heat that comes up from the interior of the Earth melts the Greenland’s ice sheet from below and triggers the sliding of glaciers towards the sea. The deep bottom More...