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Iceberg larger that island of Guam drifts away from Antarctic glacier

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:59

Scientists have observed an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam, which is slowly moving away from an Antarctic glacier.

New research contradicts conventional theories on Titanic disaster

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 17:42

A new research has raised doubts on previous findings which suggested that the Titanic sank as it set off on its maiden voyage in a year which had an exceptional number of icebergs caused by lunar or solar effects.

Hockey heartache for hosts, Ukraine violence shocks Games

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 13:34

Russia fell to Finland in the big men`s hockey clash at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, robbing the hosts of a shot at the gold they covet most, while athletes and officials reacted with shock to the deaths of protesters in neighbouring Ukraine.

Iceberg the size of Manhattan breaks away from Antarctic glacier

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:09

An iceberg the size of Manhattan has broken off a glacier in Antarctica and could survive long enough to drift into international shipping lanes, scientists said Thursday.

Underwater melt behind 90% of Antarctica`s ice loss

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 13:20

A new study suggests that more ice leaves Antarctica by melting from the underside of submerged ice shelves than it was earlier believed, which accounts for as much as 90 percent of ice loss in some areas.

Ice melt from icebergs to have massive impact on sea level rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 18:49

Stretches of ice on the coasts of Antarctica and Greenland are at risk of rapidly cracking apart and falling into the ocean, which could worsen sea level rise, according to new findings.

Freed Indian sailors to reach India on Saturday

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 18:15

Six Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates after more than two and a half years of captivity are to reach India Saturday evening.

Krishna seeks UAE`s help for sailors’ release

Last Updated: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 17:45

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has sought help from his UAE counterpart for securing release of six Indian sailors aboard MV Iceberg.

Russian ship sinks in Bering Sea, 91 rescued

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 19:20

A Russian ship went down after crashing into an iceberg in Bering Sea, but all the 91 people on board have been rescued, a media report said.

Over 200,000 Titanic records go online

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 18:57

More than 200,000 Titanic records including a number of wills and coroner inquest files have now gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury cruise liner.

Original pic of the iceberg that sunk Titanic discovered

Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 22:46

An original photograph of the gigantic iceberg that sunk the Titanic nearly 100 years back has been discovered.

Poor quality rivets sank Titanic

Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 14:17

Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic`s hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study says.