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In a first, Ladakh civilians get bravery award from Army

For the first time, three civilians from Ladakh region, including a porter in Siachin, who saved two soldiers buried in an avalanche, have been honoured by Army with special award for their......

US needs to manage its ties with India, China: Clinton

United States needs to successfully manage its relationship with emerging powers like India and China, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said and insisted that the Obama administration's shift......

India must pause before venturing into choppy waters

Realpolitik demands that India now crafts its own approach to counter China's Indian Ocean 'string of pearls' strategy and its new stance on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, says Admiral Arun Prakash......

With Mars behind him, Prasun Desai aims moon now

As the Phoenix Mars Lander safely landed on Mars on May 25, Dr Prasun Desai (seen in the picture) and his colleagues released the breath they had been holding in, in a long exhalation of......

There's an Indian link to Mars landing

As the Phoenix Mars Lander pokes around for life on Mars in what is clearly mankind's most ambitious space project yet, there's an Indian bang in the middle of it all. Prasun Desai is the project's......

Heavy snowfall disrupts flights in Europe

Europe saw little respite on Sunday from the Arctic conditions that have closed airports and disrupted travel on the weekend before Christmas, traditionally one of the busiest times of the year.......

Russia disqualifies ONGC bid for oilfields

Russia has disqualified state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp from bidding for the giant Trebs and Titov fields in northwest Russia, a development that an Indian executive claimed was based on......

14 days to avert an approaching calamity

Today 56 newspapers in 45 countries take the unprecedented step of speaking with one voice through a common editorial.We do so because humanity faces a profound emergency. Unless we combine to take......

Climate change and its impact on India

Climate change will make monsoons unpredictable;as a result, rain-fed wheat cultivation in South Asia will suffer in a big way andthe total cereal production will go down.Industrial development is......

Here's why you should watch Earth

After several days of trekking across the Kalahari, the matriarch finally leads the herd to a water hole in the desert. But soon the elephants realise they are not alone, there are hungry lions......

A promising Golden Compass

It could be the biggest hit of the year or it could be one of those also-ran films. But there is no doubt that adventure film based on an internationally acclaimed bestseller The Golden Compass......

  People speak for arctic challenge

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Q. WORLD WITHOUT WATER? Alaskan glacier, Arctic glacier and Antarctic glacier Are all melting due to global warming out of pollution! Gangotri glacier is melting into Ganga River for long; But smaller glaciers are receding due to pollution! The third pole of the world Himalayas is growing With glacier ice increasing in deposit it is said! But UN global pollution research says it is not so! Detailed discussions are on the subject of interest. What will happen if all the ice of the world melt away? Drought will prevail everywhere and water won\'t be there! The Earth with three fourth area cov
:  A. "Water is not a renewable resource. People have been mining it without restraint because it has not been priced properly". Farming makes...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/world-without-water-alaskan-glacier-arctic-glacier-and-antar//answers/15999008

T A RAMESH
Q. The deepest oceanic trench ?Mariana? is located in (a) Atlantic Ocean (b) Arctic Ocean (c) Pacific Ocean (d) Indian Ocean
T A RAMESH:  A. The Mariana Trench (or Marianas Trench) is the deepest known part of the world's oceans, and the deepest location on the surface of the Earth's...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-deepest-oceanic-trench-mariana-is-located-in--a-atlantic/15998861/answers/15609212

Kavita Prsd
Q. When and Why World's Environment Day is celebrated?
Kavita Prsd:  A. The World Environment Day (WED) was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. WED is hosted every year by a different city and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-and-why-worlds-environment-day-is-celebrated/15609122/answers/2137639

harish kumar
Q. How deep is the Mariana Trench?
Harish Kumar:  A. The Mariana Trench - Oceanography 22 trenches in the oceans have been identified - 18 in Pacific , three in Atlantic one in the Indian Ocean.Of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-deep-is-the-mariana-trench/2137589/answers/9603765

stanley singh
Q. wat is is pole
Stanley Singh:  A. A solid cylindrical object with length greater than its diameter e.g: Barber's pole, advertising a barber shop; Danish pole, a circus prop;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wat-is-is-pole/9603750/answers/6503235

  Web results for Arctic Challenge
Greenland independence on back burner in snap election

Copenhagen: Greenland voters are on Friday expected to focus on the Arctic territory`s economic future rather than independence from Denmark, in a... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/greenland-independence-on-back-burner-in-snap-election_1504935.html
Underwater robot sheds new light on thick Antarctic sea ice

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have used an underwater robot to develop the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/underwater-robot-sheds-new-light-on-thick-antarctic-sea-ice-114112500800_1.html
Dealing with hot air

For India, it is important to remember that mitigation measures intersect with other societal goals, creating the possibility of co-benefits or... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/dealing-with-hot-air/
Harper Government Announces Additional Funding for Nutrition in the North

From the Wires Nov. 21, 2014 01:40 PM Additional funds will improve access to healthy food in eligible communities IQALUIT , Nov. 21,... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3238493
Alternative cinema, a live Brit rock band, Met Opera screening await you this weekend

DELHI Art 25 years of artistic endeavour: As part of its 25th anniversary show titled Drawing 2014 taking place at IGNCA, Gallery Espace is... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/alternative-cinema-a-live-brit-rock-band-met-opera-screening-await-you-this-weekend-114112000969_1.html

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