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India leads the way in combating climate change: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 09:41

India is leading the way in efforts to combat the challenges of global warming while sceptical Americans still question climate change, according to a new global survey by Time magazine.

Trash concentration in ocean as dangerous as climatic change

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:26

Large concentrations of trash in the oceans, also known as "plastic soups", are as dangerous as climatic change, one of the experts in the field, Mike Moore said, Australian media reported.

Indian-American named White House`s Solar Champions of Change

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:45

An Indian-American professor was today named by the White House as the `Solar Champions of Change` in recognition of his immense contribution towards developing alternate source of energy and promoting solar deployment in residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

US calls for more efforts to protect oceans

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 09:17

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the oceans are facing threats from over-fishing, pollution and acidification, and called for "a comprehensive, global strategy" to protect them, media reported Tuesday.

Refreezing of deep ice sheets creates mysterious blocks in Greenland: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:20

A new research has discovered a mysterious blocks of ice as tall as city skyscrapers and as wide as the island of Manhattan at the very bottom of the ice sheet in Greenland.

Is eel on endangered list, Japan sees a vanishing dish?

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:01

growing concern among the Japanese is that the eel, which is an integral part of the country`s diet, has been listed as endangered.

How plants can produce species without sex

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 14:39

Plants can transfer their entire genetic material to a partner in an asexual manner, research reveals.

PM Narendra Modi calls for a `Clean India` by 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 22:16

Stressing on cleanliness and reiterating his government`s resolve for a `Clean India`, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his maiden speech in Parliament, on Wednesday said that the country should accomplish the mission by 2019, which is the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Himachal gets $100 million loan from World Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 18:17

Himachal Pradesh Wednesday got a $100 million development policy loan from the World Bank to enable the hill state to manage its natural resources.

Animal reserve makes special arrangements to combat heatwave

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 18:06

It`s not just people but the animals in the wild who are reeling under the intense heatwave that has swept UP and other northern states.