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`Panama Canal expansion work suspended`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 00:03

An international consortium in charge of widening the Panama Canal on Wednesday suspended work on the troubled project, canal administrator Jorge Quijano said.

Nigerian cook survives two days under sea, calls it God`s miracle

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:31

"I don`t know what stopped the water from filling that room. I was calling on God. He did it. It was a miracle."

Two get life term for murdering merchant navy captain in 2004

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 17:45

Two men, arrested for murdering a merchant navy captain on board a ship in the Atlantic Ocean near Brazil in 2004, have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.

NASA launches drones to track secrets of hurricanes

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 23:15

NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane`s strength.

Arctic current flowed under deep freeze of last ice age

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 12:54

Many scientists assumed that during the last ice age, when thick ice covered the Arctic, the deep currents below that feed the North Atlantic Ocean and help drive global ocean currents slowed or even stopped.

Japanese deep-sea probe finds signs of lost continent in Atlantic Ocean

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 14:38

A Japanese agency has made an announcement about the discovery of a large mass of granite on the seabed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Violent polar storms control world weather?

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 19:36

Violent polar storms - the most vicious weather systems on the Earth - help control the world`s weather, a new study has found.

Iranian Navy to expand presence to South Pole

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10:14

The Iranian navy is planning to extend its presence in international waters near the South Pole, Navy chief Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari said.

Neil Armstrong, buried at sea in military service

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 09:45

In a final tribute to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, was buried in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday with a full military service.

Over 200,000 Titanic records go online

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 18:57

More than 200,000 Titanic records including a number of wills and coroner inquest files have now gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury cruise liner.

Moon sank the Titanic?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 15:55

The moon played a key role in sinking luxury passenger liner Titanic which went down in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 after hitting an iceberg.

Largest partial solar eclipse today

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 10:56

Astro enthusiasts in the country will miss an opportunity to watch the largest partial solar eclipse of the year as it will be visible only from the deep Southern Hemisphere.