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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......

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......

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......

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'.......

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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iqbal seth
Q. Who Was The Leader Of The First Indian Antarctic Expedition ?
Iqbal Seth:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-leader-of-the-first-indian-antarctic-expedition-/27929900/answers/

jaya
Q. Can you name some world's most Peaceful Countries to Live ?
Jaya:  A. Dr Syed Zahoor Qasim proceeded to Antarctica as Leader of the First Indian Antarctic Expedition more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-you-name-some-worlds-most-peaceful-countries-to-live-/27918057/answers/27929912

gingermasalatadka
Q. It is raining at the top of my roof and I'am inside my blanket in this chilling night with an open window, missing my love and listning the rain singing a lullaby to me. Can she be back asap ??
Gingermasalatadka:  A. switzerland and Antarctica. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-raining-at-the-top-of-my-roof-and-iam-inside-my-blanke/27804372/answers/27918092

Piaa
Q. which country is the best for me to settle in..?
Piaa:  A. bhayankar garmi padd rahi hai kahan hai chilling night, Antarctica me ho kya more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-country-is-the-best-for-me-to-settle-in../27692777/answers/27804380

sarojini mody
Q. Global warming is caused by natural factors?
Sarojini Mody:  A. I think Antarctica would be the best.....no enemy no competitors.....only penguins.....and seals....good company...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/global-warming-is-caused-by-natural-factors/27589854/answers/27692853

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May 2014

May 1 — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry blasts South Sudan's ethnic and political leaders for creating the same kind of violence their... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/May-2014/2014/12/25/article2588122.ece
Jaipur girl scales 10 Aussie peaks in two & ...

JAIPUR: A 20-year-old adventure sports-loving girl from the city has fluttered the Tricolour on 10 highest peaks of Australia, including Mount... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Jaipur-girl-scales-10-Aussie-peaks-in-two-half-days/articleshow/45635830.cms
Holiday startups gear up to make year-end trips memorable

BENGALURU: As Yuletide spirit begins to flow and work in most offices slows to a crawl, executives in a handful of startups are rolling up their... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/emerging-businesses/startups/holiday-startups-gear-up-to-make-year-end-trips-memorable/articleshow/45635723.cms
Four rescued from boat stuck in Antarctic

Argentina and Chile joined forces to rescue four people who were trapped after their Polish-flagged vessel got stuck on King George island on the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/four-rescued-from-boat-stuck-in-antarctic_1520051.html
Worried about the health of penguins? IAATO's top tips on avoiding an alien invasion

The International Association of Antarctica TourOperators (IAATO) is offering guidance to all potential visitors on how to avoidaccidently... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/worried-health-penguinsiaatos-top-tips-avoiding-analieninvasion/

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