The vast desert region, which stretches from the country`s centre to the Iraqi and Jordanian borders, has been held by IS since 2014.
Aug 18, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
A boy's misstep on a family hike in New Mexico has given the world a prehistoric wonder.Jul 20, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
The tiny country of Israel is woefully short of cultivable land and fresh water, yet today using modern scientific tools, it has literally been able to bloom gold in the hot Negev Desert.Aug 23, 2015, 13:12 PM IST
Military personnel who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection.Aug 04, 2015, 13:33 PM IST
An air conditioner vest has been developed for soldiers posted in the desert by premier defence research laboratory DRDO and its performance evaluation has been completed under lab conditions.Apr 24, 2015, 16:06 PM IST
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Martin Kaymer tightened his grip on the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday, shooting a second-round 67 to move to 13 under par following a flawless morning in the desert.Jan 16, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton goes into Sunday's 'double jeopardy' season-ending showdown at Abu Dhabi knowing he is one race away from his dream of a second world title, or a nightmare end to Formula One's duel in the desert.Nov 20, 2014, 13:48 PM IST
With delayed monsoon, drought is likely to hit the desert state of Rajasthan as 23 districts received deficit rains and six received scanty rainfall during June 1 to July 26 period, a Met department report said on Sunday.Jul 27, 2014, 19:40 PM IST
Desert state of Rajasthan has decided to take the ornamental path to tap the booming flower market by pro-actively promoting cultivation of decorative flowers like orchid, bird paradise and anthurium in select districts.Jan 12, 2014, 15:59 PM IST
Researchers have found that bipedal desert rodents are able to co-exist with their quadrupedal counterparts by employing a diverse set of jumps, hops and skips.Jul 07, 2013, 20:09 PM IST
trudged through broken glass and blackened debris on Thursday on a
remote South Korean fishing and garrison island that became a
war zone this week.
The Border Security Force will
flag off its `Sand-to-Rann` 10-day camel safari expedition
tomorrow to explore the remote area of the desert, identify
problems of the common man living there and understand the
Within a week of 19 ULFA members
deserting the banned outfit, three more rebel leaders have
left it and are currently in the safe custody of police, a top
Assam Police official said Tuesday.
Heavy rains in the Gulf desert state
of the United Arab Emirates caused flooding, traffic jams, car
accidents and school closures on Tuesday, after four
weather-related deaths at the weekend.
A new research has shown that 38 percent of the land surface of the world is at risk of desertification.Feb 10, 2010, 12:36 PM IST
Nearly a quarter of India`s land mass is desert or is turning into desert, according to a study published on Wednesday, with deforestation and overgrazing among the main factors spurring the process.Nov 25, 2009, 17:56 PM IST