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Cost of keeping global warming in check `relatively modest`: UN panel

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:16

IPCC chairperson Rajendra Pachauri has said that the cost of fighting global warming is "relatively modest", but only if the world acts quickly to reverse buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere.

Dallas Mavericks secure playoff spot in NBA

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:50

Dallas Mavericks sealed their place in the NBA play-offs with a 101-98 win over Phoenix Suns while Miami Heat lost to Atlanta Hawks 85-98 to tie with the Indiana Pacers at the top of East Conference.

Rita Ora was scared to meet Beyonce for first time

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 11:43

Rita Ora said that she was petrified when she was introduced to Beyonce for the first time.

Western Odisha sizzles, little respite in coastal belt

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 00:26

Heat wave conditions subsided a bit in coastal Odisha on Monday though western and southern regions continued to sizzle with Bhawanipatna recording the highest at 42.2 degree Celsius.

Candidates feel the heat with mercury soaring in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 20:28

Candidates on Sunday felt the heat literally with day temperatures in the metropolis shooting up to 39.9 degree Celsius and Southern and Western districts of West Bengal sizzling at over 40 degrees.

Future heat waves threat to global food supply

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:10

Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed, research shows.

Heat suffer fifth loss in six games

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:59

Denver`s Kenneth Faried scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Friday to spark the Denver Nuggets over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat 111-107.

Early universe `warmed up` much later than previously believed

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 10:22

A new study reveals that black holes, formed from the first stars in our universe, heated the gas throughout space later than previously thought.

Soon, thermal devices that may control heat flow

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 14:47

Here comes a new technology that may control the flow of heat the way electronic devices control electrical current.

Parts of Australia braces for heatwave, issues fire alert

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 09:32

Various parts of Australia are preparing for another round of heatwave with temperatures set to cross 40 degrees Celsius and fire alert has been sounded in a few states.

Maria Sharapova slams Australian Open organisers over extreme heat policy

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 10:35

Maria Sharapova criticised Australian Open organisers for a lack of transparency over their `extreme heat policy` when the Russian was left toiling on court for nearly an hour after organisers had invoked an official halt on Thursday.

Frank Dancevic hallucinated Snoopy dog image before blacking out at Australian Open

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 10:32

Canadian tennis player Frank Dancevic has reportedly claimed that he hallucinated a vision of cartoon dog Snoopy before fainting during the extreme heat conditions at the ongoing Australian Open tournament in Melbourne.