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Major earthquake lurking under India, Bangladesh, reveals study

A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, which can turn urban areas in eastern India into "ruins", a new study has warned. Scientists said they have new evidence of increasing strain......

Mars gullies sculpted by dry ice, not water

Gullies on Mars may be formed by dry ice processes rather than flowing liquid water, as previously thought, a new study has found. The study conducted by French scientists shows that, during late......

Chandrayan helps NASA detect water on Moon

Using data collected by India's Chandrayan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon. The findings represent the first remote detection of this form of water......

Prehistoric 'lost continent' found in the Indian Ocean

Scientists claim to have discovered remains of a lost ancient continent between India and Madagascar, found buried under huge masses of lava. The continent fragment known as Mauritia detached about......

Why global sea levels are rising alarmingly

Powerful ocean currents beneath West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf are eroding the ice from below, speeding the melting of the glacier as a whole, a new study has found.According to......

ConocoPhillips in talks to pick stake in ONGC blocks

US-based ConocoPhillips is in talks with state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation to pick stake in more than one of its ultra-deep-water blocks. A senior executive from ONGC said ConocoPhillips,......

Black carbon contributes to global warming

A researcher has found that black carbon that emanates from diesel engine exhaust and cooking fires contributes towards global warming.Increasing the ratio of black carbon to sulphate in the......

Rajasthan fields can produce 37% more oil: Cairn

Cairn India can produce up to 2,40,000 barrels per day from its prolific Rajasthan fields, equivalent to output from the nation's largest oilfield of Mumbai High, the company has informed the......

Diamond deposits likely in Orissa, Karnataka

The explorations by the world's biggest diamond producer De Beers and the country's largest iron ore miner NMDC have found traces of kimberlite and lamproite in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and......

2 Canadian firms may bid jointly for NELP VI

Canadian oil majors Canoro Resources and Brownstone Ventures are planning to join hands for the sixth round of oil and gas block bids, under new exploration and licensing policy. Canoro will sell......

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