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Antarctic ozone hole expands to record levels: NASA

The ozone hole over Antarctica expanded this month to one of the largest sizes on record due to unusually cold temperatures in the stratosphere, which could lead to more harmful ultraviolet rays......

MH370 was deliberately steered towards Antarctica: experts

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared with 239 people on board nearly a year ago was deliberately taken off course by someone in the cockpit and flown towards Antarctica,......

US names mountain after an Indian-American scientist

In a rare honour, the United States has named a mountain in Antarctica after eminent Indian-American scientist Akhouri Sinha whose pioneering biological research expedition has provided vital data......

Global warming 5 mn years ago raised sea levels by 20m: Study

Global warming five million years ago may have caused parts of Antarctica's large ice sheets to melt and sea levels to rise by approximately 20 metres, a new study has claimed. The researchers,......

IN PICS: 18 kg meteorite discovered in Antarctica

An international team of scientists has discovered a 18kg meteorite in Antarctica -- the largest in nearly 25 years, which may help unlock the secrets of our solar system. Scientists, working at......

Amazon jungles,Antarctica in Indians' travel plans

The Indian traveller is thinking out of the box this summer. From the jungles of Amazon to a cruise to Antarctica, there is a genre of tourists opting for the road less travelled and experimenting......

Eco-tourists to Antarctica add to global warming

Over 40,000 eco-tourists visiting Antarctica every year are adding to global warming that results in melting of the polar ice caps, a new research has found. Most of these tourists to the......

Nicholas Piramal develops drug leads from Antarcti

Indian drug major Nicholas Piramal India Ltd is likely to be among the first pharmaceutical companies worldwide to develop drugs isolated from the flora and fauna of Antarctica.It will shortly......

2003 third warmest in 150 years

The year 2003 turned out to be the 3rd warmest in the past one-and-half century. Also, the size of the Antarctic ozone hole expanded during the year to match the all-time high and the extent of......

Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal

The 12-day meeting has to agree on a draft agreement which would form the cornerstone of a historic deal to be signed in Paris in December 2015 and take effect by 2020. Image: Street performers......

The Cheetah Girls in India

For all they know, the next Cheetah Girls movie could be shot in the Antarctica. But right now, the platinum-selling recording artists and actors Adrienne Bailon, Sabrina Bryan and Kiely Williams......

Now, Everest twins set to scale new heights... Mt Vinson in Antarctica!

'It took us three years to convince mom' 'At the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering boys would joke, 'Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express are here'. That gave us a lot of pride.' Rediff.com's Manu......

Premlata Agrawal conquers summit of Mt Vinson in Antarctica

Premlata Agrawal, the oldest woman in India to have climbed Mt. Everest, has conquered Mt. Vinson in Antarctica in pursuit of the 'Mountaineering Challenge' of climbing the 'Seven Summits'.......

Beckham to play football in 7 continents... all for the love of the game

IMAGE: David Beckham with his wife Victoria Beckham. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Former soccer star David Beckham will star in the documentary film ‘David Beckham: For the Love......

'I see ambition in this Indian team and it fills me up with hope'

'This tour to Australia was an unqualified success. I'm not biased; I would've said the same behind a microphone' 'If India was bad, they wouldn't have 400-plus in each of the four Tests' Team......
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China to step up investments for research in Antarctica

China which is planning to build its fifth science station in the resource-rich Antarctica will step up investments in research at world's coldest... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-china-to-step-up-investments-for-research-in-antarctica-2448043
Antarctica is on the verge of turning green, thanks to climate change!

The scientists analysed data for the last 150 years, and found clear evidence of “changepoints” — points in time after which biological... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/antarctica-is-on-the-verge-of-turning-green-thanks-to-climate-change-2007187.html
Strong tremors strike North Antarctica

A strong quake of magnitude 6.8 struck north of Antarctica.The US Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 98 kilometre northeast of... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN16868
India to replace Maitri station in Antarctica, expand research

"The Maitri station will be replaced by a new station in the next three to four years," Ministry of Earth Sciences secretary Madhavan Nair Rajeevan... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-india-to-replace-maitri-station-in-antarctica-expand-research-2432477
UAE plans to solve water crisis by towing an iceberg to its coast

The United Arab Emirates is planning to tow icebergs from Antarctica to solve its water crisis, according to a report in Gulf News. A Masdar... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/uae-plans-to-solve-water-crisis-by-towing-an-iceberg-to-its-coast-3431352.html

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