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Stay fit with altitude training

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:59

Pilates expert, Namrata Purohit shares a few training insights on altitude traning with Priyanka Bhatt

Extreme weather conditions linked to wind pattern variations

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 13:47

Variations in the flow of high altitude winds that normally blow from west to east around the planet can have a major influence on prolonged bouts of unseasonal weather - whether it be hot, cold, wet or dry - in parts of Europe, Asia and the US, said a study.

Mutation in key gene helps Tibetans thrive at high altitude

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 14:32

A team of researchers have suggested that a red blood cell production controlling gene evolved quickly to enable Tibetans to tolerate high altitudes.

Dome of world`s largest solar telescope completed

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 08:38

The work on a dome meant to protect the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, now under construction in the US state of Hawaii, has been completed by two Spanish companies.

China building world's highest altitude airport near Tibet

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 21:13

The 4,411-metre-high Daocheng Yading Airport is under construction in Garzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Altitude affects the way languages are spoken

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 11:26

A new study has found a link between geographical elevation and the way language is spoken.

4,699 high altitude lakes in Himalayas mapped

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 20:47

As many as 4,699 lakes in the Indian Himalayan region at an altitude above 3000-m above mean sea level have been found in an ISRO study revealing the wonders of Himalayas.

Why Tibetan antelopes can survive in high altitudes

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 12:49

Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope`s adaption to harsh highland environments.

Nainital zoo takes care of two orphaned leopard cubs

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 19:26

A zoo in Nainital is taking full care the two leopard cubs that were separated from their mother.

Israel to test latest high-altitude missile interceptor: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 17:05

The Israeli Defense Ministry is set to "soon" test the Arrow III high-altitude missile interceptor, a ministry source said Wednesday.

US hits 4 targets in Pacific missile defense test

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 16:06

The targets used during Wednesday`s test at Kwajalein Atoll included one medium-range ballistic missile, two short-range ballistic missiles and two low-flying cruise missiles.

Astronauts experience low BP after landing

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 12:00

When astronauts land on earth, their blood pressure (BP), along with the altitude, drops in a condition known as orthostatic hypotension, according to a research.