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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......

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......

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......

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......

'American CEOs' packages jump 28% in 2010'

After two consecutive years of decline, the pay package for top American executives saw a growth of 28 per cent in 2010, with the bonus payout component witnessing the maximum growth, says......

10 steps to drive the 'Decade of Innovation'

We must accept that one of the greatest tragedies of modern India is not challenging the youth and other institutions intensively enough, says Anil K Gupta. If various technical universities......

Japan's ripple effect may reach India

On the face of it, India's exposure to Japan looks rather limited as only 2.4 per cent of India's total imports ($3.9 billion) in the first half of FY11 have come from Japan. A large portion of......

PHOTO: Juhi Chawla visits Antartica!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood stars are tweeting. Actress Juhi Chawla, who recently returned from a family vacation, turned to Twitter to share a few pictures. ‘An Antarctic museum &......

Meet Bollywood's Sexiest Woman

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Kareena Kapoor looks gorgeous in a red-hot gown during the launch of Stardust's latest issue, in Mumbai on Wednesday night.  ......

Bond girl to play Aung San Suu Kyi?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh is apparently planning to play Aung San Suu Kyi in a film about the Burmese......

The Biggest Losers of Reality TV

There is a theory that the real winners on reality television aren't the people who win the grand prize, but the ones who come very near before finally losing out. This week, as we saw a Kaun......

A movie starring Oprah, Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Oprah Winfrey is set to return to the big screen with Oscar-winners Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep in a new comedy......

'There are no questions regarding Viru's captaincy'

Virender Sehwag's sharp dip in form has been a cause of concern for the Indian team management but as far as Delhi Daredevils' director of coaching TA Sekar is concerned, the senior batsman is......

Hard work ahead, Jayawardene warns Lankans

Sri Lanka beat minnows Canada in their opening World Cup match easily, but former captain Mahela Jayawardene warned his team-mates that there's hard work ahead, as their real test of character in......

Where are the Germans in Die Mannschaft?

They are the footballing version of the English cricket team. As many as 11 members of Die Mannschaft's 23-man squad for the ongoing World Cup have their origins in a country other than Germany.......

Dunga's Brazil, more sombre than Samba

Dunga is the Portuguese name for Dopey, the smallest of Snow White's seven dwarfs, but for many people it would have been more appropriate if Brazil's coach had been named after Grumpy. Real name......

Critics to closely study Maradona's decisions and tactics

Argentina's Lionel Messi heads into the World Cup as the player everyone wants to see but it will be the strengths and weaknesses of coach Diego Maradona that will determine how far the South......
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Cooling the planet with concrete, seaweed and rocks

When he's not discovering new mammal species in Pacific islands and dinosaur fossils in Australia, scientist Tim Flannery of Melbourne University... ...
Japanese whale research vessels leave for Antarctic

Japanese whale research vessels on Tuesday left for an expedition to the Antarctic Ocean under a revised government programme. The Yushin Maru... ...
Japan whaling fleet sets to sea for …

By By | Reuters By Teppei Kasai SHIMONOSEKI, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's whaling fleet set out for the Antarctic on Tuesday to resume a hunt for... ...
Japan fleet sets sail for Antarctic …

A Japanese whaling fleet set sail for the Antarctic on Tuesday, on a mission to resume the slaughter after a one-year pause, with environmentalists... ...
Despite protests, Japan resumes whale hunt in Antarctic

The expedition will be the first since the International Court of Justice ruled last year that the hunts were not truly scientific, forcing Tokyo... ...

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