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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......

India commissionsresearch base at North Pole

India on Tuesday commissioned its permanent research base at the North Pole, which will enable scientists to carry out studies on a range of subjects including climate change, in one of the......

India to set foot on the Arctic for first time

For the first time, India is setting its foot on the Arctic, the icy continent in the extreme north of the globe, in its quest for unlocking the secrets of life and the environment around.A......

India's bid for 3rd Antarctica station cleared

India has now got the go-ahead to set up its third research station in Antarctica. The country's bid to set up the third station in the icy continent has been cleared by the Antarctic Treaty......

India plans 3rd research station in Antarctica

India's third permanent station is proposed to be set up in icy Antarctica to provide further momentum to its ongoing extensive research in polar science. A site at Larsmann Hill has been selected......

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......

Piramal Life may develop TB drug

Piramal Life Sciences, the demerged research arm of pharmaceutical major Nicholas Piramal India, may become the first company to successfully develop a tuberculosis drug whose leads are isolated......

  People speak for antarctic treaty

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Mosinakhan
Q. . LATEST RESEARCH CENTER OF INDIA IN ANTARCTICA IS ? 3A - SOUTH GANGOTRIB - HIMADRIC - BHARTID - MAITRY
Mosinakhan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/.-latest-research-center-of-india-in-antarctica-is---3a---so/22395290/answers/

Mosinakhan
Q. HYPOTHETICALLY SPEAKING : If you are given a choice to be born as a bird or an animal in your next life...which bird/animal would you want to be,and why?(Please let your imagination flow,this is not for an argument over possibility of rebirth:-)
Mosinakhan:  A. The emperor Penguin.. because it is the only bird that has never been hunted, has no predators and is completely protected under the Antarctic...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hypothetically-speaking--if-you-are-given-a-choice-to-be-bor/22395290/answers/16806335

shintsie
Q. WHAT IS MINERAL REGIME?
Shintsie :  A. In 1983, the various countries that claim parts of Antarctica began negotiations to set up a Mineral Development Regime, so that any mining would...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-mineral-regime/16805080/answers/16625513

Reshmi Krishnan
Q. Do rockets punch holes in the ozone layer?
Reshmi Krishnan:  A. we know that the major culprit for making holes in the ozone layer are chemicals called CFCs chloro-fluoro carbons. These are things that were...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-rockets-punch-holes-in-the-ozone-layer/16625428/answers/16348665

Shan Real
Q. Whats gonna happen to Oil ? Are the deposits in Gulf gonna really dry up one day ? What are the present alternatives available ? What are the alternate sources of future say, solar or nuclear powered energy ? Are these substitutes, cost effective ? And are these substitutes capable to cope with worlds constant growing demands replacing totally, conventional use of crude oil & petroleum products ?\Cockail Raj
Shan Real:  A. Only one thing can happen to oil - and that is one fine day, the stocks will run out one way or other for sure. I don't have any expert knowledge...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-gonna-happen-to-oil--are-the-deposits-in-gulf-gonna-re/16344969/answers/8719895

  Web results for Antarctic Treaty
Dream Destination for Tourists

Antarctica has become a hip new vacation destination for tourists, say sources. The group paid a small fortune -- $3,000 per head -- for a quick... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/antarctica-dream-destination-for-tourists-134578-1.htm
Why one Indian diver participated in a corporate expedition in the South Pole

Sarita Singh, a diver by passion and an ITspecialistby profession talksabout herexperienceat an expedition in an unusual but ideal location where... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-why-one-indian-diver-participated-in-a-corporate-expedition-in-the-south-pole-1974865
UPDATE 1-Japan may suggest smaller whale catch after ICJ blow

(Adds quotes, details) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, April 1 (Reuters) - Japan could try to rescue its Antarctic whaling programme by sharply reducing... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/01/japan-whaling-idINL4N0MT2FI20140401
UN court rules against whaling activities in Antarctic

New York, Apr 1 : The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled against Japan in a case involving charges by Australia that the... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-31255.html
World court orders halt to Japan's scientific whaling

THE HAGUE: Judges at the highest UN court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting the country's long-held argument that... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533995/s/38d518c5/sc/31/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cworld0Ceurope0CWorld0Ecourt0Eorders0Ehalt0Eto0EJapans0Escientific0Ewhaling0Carticleshow0C330A426630Bcms/story01.htm

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