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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......

US-Russian team inspects Indian Antarctic stations

A joint US-Russian team has concluded a 10-day trip to inspect foreign research stations in Antarctica, including those of India. Besides inspecting the two Indian stations -- Bharati and Maitri......

Discovered: Mystery lake, Nazi archives in Antarctica

Russian scientists claim to have achieved a major breakthrough by drilling into Antarctic lake buried under the ice for 20 million years, a feat which could offer a glimpse of unique life forms.......

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......

The world's 10 largest airlines

Airlines across the globe are on a shopping spree. Airliners are set to buy 30,900 aircraft valued at $3.6 trillion by 2029, according to a Boeing report. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be......

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......

Review: Thuppakki's music has nothing new to offer

Pavithra Srinivasan says Thuppakki's music is a rehash of Jeyaraj's earlier tunes. Considering it's the coming together of two giants of the Tamil film industry, Ilaiya Thalapathi Vijay and......

Review: Happy Feet Two tries hard to be cute

Shaikh Ayaz feels that Happy Feet Two makes use of stale jokes all throughout.If anything, the dancing penguins don't seem to have two left feet but it does look like those steps must have taken......

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'.......

Jharkhand mountaineer eyes five world summits

The first woman mountaineer from Jharkhand Premlata Agarwal, who conquered Mount Everest last May, is now aiming to scale the remaining five summits across the world. Also the country's oldest......

American boy, 13, becomes youngest person to climb Everest

A 13-year-old American boy on Saturday became the youngest ever climber to conquer Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, a climbing website said. Jordan Romero from Big Bear, California,......

Christchurch: Facts and figures

The Indian cricket team takes on New Zealand in a Twenty20 international, the first match of the team's 47-day tour, at Christchurch on Wednesday, February 25. The garden citywill also stage the......
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Ashok Sawlani
Q. To learn scuba diving which place is good Brazil Spain or Antarctica
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/to-learn-scuba-diving-which-place-is-good-brazil-spain-or-an/27289830/answers/

valiente nahu
Q. Penguins are very cute ,,, have u seen any real Penguin ??
Valiente Nahu:  A. You can learn in Goa. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/penguins-are-very-cute--have-u-seen-any-real-penguin-/27156470/answers/27289833

Sanjay Karmakar
Q. Does the sun set and rise in antarctica only once a year!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. yes...when i see the dream of antarctica....:(( more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-the-sun-set-and-rise-in-antarctica-only-once-a-year/27153073/answers/27156491

ijaz
Q. IN THIS IS BUSY WORLD IS LOVE ALSO SOLD >>
Ijaz:  A. Depends on exactly which part of it you mean but around the south pole that's right. It's around the spring and autumn equinoxes for the southern hemisphere that it rises and sets. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-this-is-busy-world-is-love-also-sold-/27030507/answers/27153083

  Web results for Antarctica
Group of women gears up for expedition to highlight clean water shortage

Liv Arnesen To highlight the increasing scarcity of clean water, eight women from six continents will undertake an 'Access Water' expedition,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-group-of-women-gears-up-for-expedition-to-highlight-clean-water-shortage-2037558
Dutch Adventurer Heads to the South Pole on Tractor

Dutch adventurer Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort is setting out to fulfill a decade-long dream of chugging her way to the South Pole, after driving... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/dutch-adventurer-heads-to-the-south-pole-on-tractor-144061-1.htm
Wine, Dine and Run Together is Mantra

Hyderabad-based Uma and Krishna Prasad Chigurupati, co-founders of the upmarket Krsma Wines, which they started in 2007, are not unconventional.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/food/2014/11/22/Wine-Dine-and-Run-Together-is-Mantra/article2534671.ece
Holland America Line Names Orlando Ashford As President

Carnival (NYSE:CUK) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Friday 21 November 2014 SEATTLE , Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Holland America Line... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=64524760
Enjoy all the installations of a modern laptop in refurbished Panasonic Toughbook

Laptops have become an inevitable part of human life, whether they are school going children or tech savvy adults. In fact, we cannot imagine... ...

http://pressreleaseping.com/enjoy-all-installations-modern-laptop-refurbished-panasonic-toughbook

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