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Australia`s ancient volcanic eruptions caused first mass extinction 510mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 17:00

A Curtin University researcher has revealed that Australia`s deadly eruptions, which occurred over 510 million years ago, were the significant reason behind the climate change that caused history`s first known mass extinction.

Greenland`s ice sheet was smaller 3,000-5,000 years ago

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 13:08

Scientists have said that Greenland`s shrunken ice sheet was smaller than today about 3-5,000 years ago.

Dinosaur excavation sites of china-In danger

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 13:57

Flooding in north eastern China has inundated famous dinosaur excavation sites and a local museum, as workers worry dinosaur fossils may be swept away.

Goa mine owners ignore directive to submit details

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:03

A majority of mine owners in Goa have ignored the State Government`s order to submit details of mining activity during the last five years.

`Human activities increasing risk of calamities in Kedarnath`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 18:20

Increasing human activities are augmenting the risk of natural disasters in the ecologically sensitive region of Kedarnath, a latest study claims.

Weather clears up in U`khand, efforts on to trace Almora SDM

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 11:45

The weather cleared up at most places across Uttarakhand on Saturday giving the much needed pace to relief operations even as efforts were intensified to trace Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who fell into the Mandakini river three days ago.

Goa Government digitises mining records

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 11:40

Goa Mines and Geology Department has digitised all its records, including mining plans right up to 1930s, following fears that they might get lost during shifting of its office premises.

Goa`s mining prowess a matter of pride: Parrikar

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 12:52

Manohar Parrikar, in his message uploaded on the state mines and geology department website Monday, also said that production in Goa is around 20 million tonnes presently.

Confidential Goa mining files moved to undisclosed site

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 00:32

Heaps of confidential files were on Tuesday shifted to an undisclosed location by Goa`s Mines and Geology Department.

15 distinct regions identified in Antarctica

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 20:45

Scientists have identified 15 distinct regions of Antarctica and its near-shore islands.

Google doodle marks Nicolas Steno’s 374th birthday

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 15:57

Google has celebrated the 374th birthday of Nicolas Steno, known as the “father of geology”, with a doodle.

Chile miners sue government for 69-day ordeal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 09:15

Some 31 miners who endured 69 days trapped underground when a northern Chile mine collapsed are suing the government for negligence saying there was lack of security, one of them said.