A man, suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL) bridge early morning on Monday, but the efforts of cops and fire brigade to trace him failed to yield any results, the police said.
In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years - by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.
A group of 157 migrants, thought to be Sri Lankan asylum seekers, arrived at a detention camp in Australia, government officials said on Monday, after having been held at sea by authorities for almost a month.
Italian and Maltese rescuers found 18 bodies on an overcrowded migrant boat on Saturday, with Italian officials blaming toxic fumes from the engine and the Maltese military saying there could have been a stampede.
Australia said on Monday 41 asylum seekers had been handed back to Sri Lankan authorities at sea, a move that has galvanised opposition to its hardline policy against illegal arrivals and revived fears of rights abuses in Sri Lanka.
The 2011-2012 eruption of El Hierro volcano in Spain`s Canary Islands caused such changes in the surrounding sea that it became a bank of opportunities for all kinds of scientific projects, like the one that just found flaws in the sensors of three earth observation satellites.