Wed, April 25, 2018

Sahara Desert has grown by 10% since 1920: Study

Image Courtesy : Indiatimes New York : The Sahara Desert has expanded by about 10 per cent since 1920 partly due to human-caused climate change, say researcher...

Cold revives in Himachal with snow, rain

Shimla: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh plummeted sharply on Friday with the high-altitude areas getting mild spells of snow while there was rainfall in many...

Rain, snow lash Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar : A fresh spell of rainfall lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir while the higher reaches received moderate snowfall on Friday. "Widespread rain...

Heavy snowfall on Uttarakhand hills

Image Courtesy : India Today Dehradun : Heavy snowfall was reported on Thursday from the hilly tracts of Uttarakhand, including Hemkund Saheb, Badrinath a...

Night temperatures improve in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar : Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir improved on Thursday as weather office forecast light rain till Tuesday. "The minimum te...

More snow in Shimla, Manali; traffic hampered

Shimla: Popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali continued to experience more snowfall on the second day on Tuesday, while lower hills across Himachal Prades...

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley as rain lashes Jammu

Jammu/Srinagar: Moderate to heavy snowfall started in the valley as rain lashed the plains on Monday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in Jammu and Kash...

SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, the United States Washington : SpaceX successfully launched the worlds most powerful...

Ozone layer still depleting: Study

Image Courtesy : Eco Globe London : Contrary to expectations, the ozone layer which protects life on Earth from high-energy radiation is actually thinning out...

Temperatures dip further in J&K

A view of snow clad Pahalgam of Jammu and Kashmir  Srinagar: Minimum temperatures continued their free fall in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Satu...
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