China planning submarine that would travel Shanghai to San Francisco in 2 hours

China has reportedly revealed plans for a new supersonic submarine based on Cold War technology that will travel inside an air bubble to reduce friction.

Aug 27, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Friction and fractures inter-related, may explain earthquakes

In a major breakthrough that has implications for describing the mechanics that drive earthquakes, researchers have discovered that how things break (fracture) and how things slide (friction) are closely inter-related.

Jul 09, 2014, 17:33 PM IST

`Bird hunting creates friction between India, Pak`

The hunting of endangered houbara bustards by members of Arab royal families in Pak has led to the BSF complaining about the firing.

Jan 02, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

No friction in coalition government in JK: Soz

Denying any friction between Congress and its coalition partner National Conference in the state, J&K Pradesh Congress chief Saif-ud-Din Soz on Thursday said that ties between the two parties will be strengthened further.

Dec 16, 2010, 22:00 PM IST

No divorce on isolated incidents of friction: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that
divorce cannot be granted on isolated incidents of friction or
statements made on the spur of the moment by either spouse as
they do not constitute an act of "cruelty."

Oct 08, 2010, 20:47 PM IST