Tue, April 24, 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...

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...

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...

Tremors rock Delhi, north India

New Delhi: Delhi and several parts of northern India experienced tremors on Wednesday following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. According to...

After snowfall, it's bright sunny in Shimla, Manali

Shimla: It was a bright sunny day in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday with overnight snow turning tourist resorts Shimla, Kufri and Manali more picturesque. Howeve...

Kargil freezes at minus 20, Kashmir shivers in cold wave

Srinagar: Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained several degrees below the freezing point on Monday with Kargil town freezing at minus 20 degree...

Weather improves in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar : Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir improved on Thursday due to a nightlong cloud cover as people got some respite from the week-lon...

Kargil at minus 18.5, mercury to dip further in J&K

Srinagar : Minimum temperatures continued their free fall on Monday as the Kashmir Valley shivered and the Ladakh region remained in deep freeze. "As the n...
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