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Increase in atmospheric moisture tied to human activities

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:31

Human activities are directly responsible for rising levels of atmospheric water vapour, the most abundant greenhouse gas and a key driver of global warming, scientists say.

Human-induced water vapour next climate threat

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:47

The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scientists said.

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:19

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

Global business travel spending to reach record $1.18 trillion in 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:25

Global business travel spending will reach a record USD 1.18 trillion this year, up nearly 7 percent from 2013, bolstered by growth in China, a U.S. trade group said on Monday.

 Bharti Airtel crosses 300 million customers globally

Bharti Airtel crosses 300 million customers globally

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:09

The milestone includes customers across mobile, fixed line and direct subscriber line, and direct-to-home services.

Google Nexus to herald a big screen era

Google Nexus to herald a big screen era

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:14

Google`s next flagship Nexus phone could be a huge 5.9-inch model called "Shamu".

2.5 bn smartphone users globally by 2015: US report

2.5 bn smartphone users globally by 2015: US report

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 11:04

According to the market research firm, the number of global users had surpassed one billion in 2012.

AI systems integration with Star Alliance: SITA completes technical requisites

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:19

It also provides passengers with an efficient online booking engine, kiosk check-in and web check-in, a SITA statement said.

Climate change may slowdown crop production in 20 years

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:36

A new study has revealed that climate change could lead to major crop production slowdown in the next 20 years.

Goldman Sachs downgrades stocks to neutral for short term

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:39

Goldman Sachs downgraded its global equities allocation to neutral on a short-term basis on Friday, even though the brokerage remains overweight stocks for the longer term.

Gold imports stood at 638 tonnes in 2013-14

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:35

Gold imports in 2013-14 stood at 638 tonnes, a decline of 25 percent over the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed on Friday.

RCom subsidiary raises about Rs 2,100 cr through global bonds

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:46

The company said that it will use about Rs 1,500 crore (USD 250 million) of the proceeds to refinance the Standard Chartered Bank Loan Facility.