Tue, November 21, 2017

Coldest night in Srinagar, Leh frozen at minus 10.2

Srinagar: Srinagar on Tuesday witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as the minimum temperature dropped to minus 1.7 degrees Celsius. "The coldes...

Misty Saturday morning in Delhi, 49 trains delayed

New Delhi: It was a misty Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season...

Astronomers spot pair of rare hyper-luminous galaxies

Representational Image Courtesy : Zee News New York : In a first, astronomers have spotted close encounter between two hyper-luminous starburst galaxies -- ast...

An Unscientific Science Planetarium in Hyderabad? Cosmic show concludes with Veda Mantra

Birla Planetarium, Hyderabad Hyderabad: 'The B M Birla Science Centre in Hyderabad is one of the most prestigious institutions in the country and is a famous to...

Modi assures rain-hit TN of Centre's help

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured Tamil Nadu of full assistance from the Centre to handle the situation arising out of heavy rains and floods...

Tamil Nadu rains: Schools, colleges closed

Chennai: Owing to continuous rains schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai and Nagapattiman districts of Tamil Nadu were closed on Fri...

Six killed by lightning in Karnataka village

Image Courtesy: DNAIndia Mysuru: Six persons, including two women, died and four others were injured on Thursday when lightning struck them in this Karnataka distri...

Indonesian villagers eat 'defeated' giant python

Image Courtesy: BBC Jakarta: A giant python in an Indonesian village met an unfortunate end when it was eaten after it was defeated by a local man, the media report...

Tropical forests now emit more CO2 than they remove

Image Courtesy : Live Science New York : Long thought to be a carbon sink, the world's tropical forests now release more carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosp...

Chimps can learn to use tools without observing others

Image Courtesy: Primate research Institute London: Chimpanzees can spontaneously use tools to solve a task, without first watching another animal to learn from them...
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