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Only fraction of fresh water available on earth's surface Aug 26, 6:29 pm
Washington D.C., Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that only a fraction of water is fresh on the earth's surface.
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsha Vardhan has asked scientists to develop at least one technology in strategic sector in each laboratory in India.
Youths to lead in reconstruction of quake-ravaged Nepal Aug 13, 1:33 pm
Kathmandu, Aug. 13 (ANI): Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam has welcomed an initiative by young Nepalese citizens to play an active role in the reconstruction of the nation following the April 25 and May 12 earthquakes that left a trail of devastation and displacement of humans.
Nepal jolted by 4.3 magnitude earthquake Aug 11, 11:35 am
Kathmandu, Aug. 11 (ANI): An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale, with its epicentre at Kathmandu, hit Nepal today morning.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Tremors were felt in several parts of North India, including Srinagar and Delhi, on Monday after a high-intensity earthquake struck the Hindukush region in Afghanistan.
Mild quake tremors felt across north India Aug 10, 4:39 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Mild tremors were felt across North India including Delhi, Punjab and Srinagar on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje during her meeting with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi on Sunday said that Rajasthan provides abundant opportunities of investment and may be considered as a venue for expansion plans of defence sector public sector undertakings which manufacture defence equipments like Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI).
6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Solomon Islands Aug 10, 2:48 pm
London, Aug 10 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude has hit the Pacific's Solomon Islands, 214 kilometers west of the capital, Honiara.
Earth's magnetic field at least 4 bln yrs old Jul 31, 2:47 pm
Washington DC, July 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Earth's magnetic shield is much older than it was previously thought, and is at least four billion years old.
Philae results help understand the nature of comets Jul 31, 1:35 pm
Washington DC, July 31 (ANI): A new analysis of several studies on data sent back Philae has helped the scientists understand the nature of comets better than ever, and may be beneficial for future missions.
NASA confirms existence of closest rocky exoplanet Jul 31, 10:07 am
Washington DC, July 31 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has helped confirm the discovery of the closest rocky planet outside our solar system, just 21 light-years away.
Space may be brewing its own `Kombucha` tea Jul 30, 11:16 am
Washington DC, July 30 (ANI): While Kombucha, the beverage the ancient Chinese referred to as "Immortal Health Elixir," has been around as a healthy tea for centuries, yeast and bacteria which make it have been found outside of the International Space Station.
Life on Earth probably started as a hiccup rather than roar Jul 29, 1:18 pm
Washington DC, July 29 (ANI): A new research has looked into the origins of Earth and claimed that nearly 4 billion years ago, life on the planet probably started as a hiccup rather than a roar.
Strong 7.0 quake jolts east Indonesia, damages buildings Jul 28, 1:01 pm
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): A powerful earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, has struck remote eastern Indonesia, damaging several buildings and leaving a teenage boy missing, after he fell into a river.
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Pathways Schools have partnered with Global Shapers Kathmandu Hub in setting up Temporary Learning Centres (TLCs) in Sindhupalchowk districts of Nepal to ensure continuity of education for affected children in this earthquake ravaged country.
NASA's Kepler mission identifies new bigger Earth-like planet Jul 24, 8:50 am
Washington DC, July 24 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission has found Earth's older bigger cousin in the "habitable zone" around a sun-like star.
Was hair bleach the reason for life on Earth? Jul 23, 1:09 pm
Washington DC, July 23 (ANI): Mathematicians have now found that hydrogen peroxide, which is commonly used as hair bleach, might have provided the energy source for the development of life on Earth.
Van Gaal slams Schweinsteiger's 'bad' performance despite Man U's 3-1 win over San Jose Jul 22, 1:31 pm
London, July 22 (ANI): Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has slammed new signing Bastian Schweinsteiger's 'bad' performance despite claiming a comfortable 3-1 pre-season win over Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes.
London, July 22 (ANI): Memphis Depay netted his maiden goal for Manchester United to help the Premier League side claim a 3-1 pre-season win over Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes.
Coma Cluster's dead galaxies packed with 100 times more dark matter Jul 20, 11:08 am
Washington DC, July 20 (ANI): An Australian study has demonstrated that Galaxies in a cluster roughly 300 million light years from Earth could contain as much as 100 times more dark matter than visible matter.
Kolkata, July 15 (ANI): India and 26 other nations are working on developing a model for early quake warning system.
Washington DC, July 15 (ANI): Continuous destruction of Earth's plant life need to be halted if we want to avert civilization from becoming completely unsustainable, claims a new study.
Washington DC, July 15 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity rover has provided evidence of Mars' primitive continental crust using ChemCam laser instrument, which showed that the rocks were surprisingly similar to Earth's granitic continental crust rocks.
Imphal, July 13 (ANI): A music concert was organised in Imphal where many musicians came forward to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims and gave enthralling performances.
Panaji, July 13 (ANI): The five-day 12th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences has begun here today, a day after Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Science Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated it.
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