Over the past few years, a large fracture has grown across a large floating ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula. The world is watching the ice shelf, now poised to break off an iceberg the size of Delaware into the ocean.
It’s not a new phenomenon; this “thumb” of Antarctica, which juts out into the stormy Southern Ocean, has lost more than… Read More
A study shows that a certain intervention called testimony therapy plus ceremony reduced symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression among Khmer Rouge torture survivors from across Cambodia.
Testimony therapy included individual counselling, whereby the clients told their life stories, including traumatic events, and counselors… Read More
The National Girl Child Day will be celebrated a special function organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development in New Delhi in the light of exemplary achievements by nation’s daughters during 2016.
With a commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics and a historic induction of the first female fighter pilots into the Indian Air… Read More
Congress party has released its first list of 41 candidates for the first and second phase of the Uttar Pradesh election. The list was released yesterday.
Former Union Minister Jitin Prasad will contest from Tilhar, Pradeep Mathur will contest from Mathura and Imran Masood from Nakur. The 403 member assembly will go to poll in seven phases starting from 11th… Read More
The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh has said that the news of train accident in Andhra Pradesh is extremely distressing and deeply pained over the loss of precious lives. He was reviewing the situation of the train accident in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh as eight coaches of Hirakund Express derailed last night. He expressed his condolences… Read More
The Central Government earmarked close to Rs 20 lakh crore on the expenditure head of the Budget for 2016-17. It would be safe to assume that for the financial year 2017-18, the total expenditure to be allocated by Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley would be between Rs 22 lakh crore and Rs 23 lakh crore. This would be about 14 per cent of India’s Gross Domestic… Read More
In Uttar Pradesh, the electioneering process has started gaining momentum with every passing day. For the first phase of election, for which polling is scheduled on 11th February, a total of 168 candidates filed nominations till 21st January.
In this phase 73 seats are at stake for which nominations can be filed till tomorrow. Whereas for the 67 seats of second… Read More
“It is the responsibility of every stakeholder to bring qualitative transformation if we are to achieve the Government’s vision of reducing the number of road accidents by half,” established Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) while addressing an assembly of corporates during an interactive session on road safety.… Read More
Indian Industry is very optimistic about the future of India-US relations under the incoming new US administration.
FICCI welcomes Mr Donald J Trump as the 45th President of United States. Indian Industry is very optimistic about the incoming administration under President Trump and future of India-US relations under the incoming new US administration. The optimism about President Trump stems from the fact that he promises major tax cuts and reforms, which may instil … Read More
In Andhra Pradesh, the CID has started the investigation on Hirakhand Express derailment near Kuneru in Vizianagaram district in which 41 people were killed and more than one hundred injured.
A team of National Investigation Agency officials has reached Kuneru the accident spot which is in the Naxal-prone zone and it is likely to expand the scope of the ongoing… Read More
Dorothy Mackellar’s now classic view of Australia as a country of droughts and flooding rains is likely to get a further boost with just a 2°C rise in global warming.
New findings from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, published in Nature Climate Change, have pointed to strong increases in rainfall during extreme precipitation… Read More
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have released the largest-ever single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) dataset of genetic variations in poplar trees, information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.
For nearly… Read More