Lakes

Lakes and rivers have ice, too – Stunning image from NASA’s Terra satellite (See pic)

Lakes and rivers have ice, too – Stunning image from NASA’s Terra satellite (See pic)

The image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard NASA’s Terra satellite on On May 29, 2017.

Jul 12, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year’s celebrations.

Sep 25, 2016, 04:28 AM IST
World Rivers Day 2016: 10 ways you can help save waterways!

World Rivers Day 2016: 10 ways you can help save waterways!

We all know that rivers are an important natural resource playing a critical role in many aspects of human life. Besides being valuable sources of water, these water bodies – rivers and lakes – are valuable features of our natural landscape.

Sep 25, 2016, 03:55 AM IST
Lakes, snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought

Lakes, snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought

NASA says these results provide insight into the climate history of the Red Planet and suggest the surface conditions at this later time may also have been suitable for microbial life.

Sep 16, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Drought woes in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal: These pictures, videos will bring tears to your eyes

Drought woes in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal: These pictures, videos will bring tears to your eyes

As per news agency ANI, in Madhya Pradesh, children are forced to clime down an almost dried up well to fetch a pail of water.

Apr 09, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Ancient lakes at Gale Crater reveal Mars' wet paleoclimate

Ancient lakes at Gale Crater reveal Mars' wet paleoclimate

Mars Science Laboratory presents recent results of its quest to not just follow the water but to understand where it came from, and how long it lasted on the surface of Mars so long ago.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Bill to conserve Rajasthan's lakes passed

Jaipur; The Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday passed a bill for the protection, conservation and beautification of lakes in the desert state.

Mar 21, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Projects sanctioned for conservation of 62 lakes: Govt

The government today said that it has so far sanctioned projects for conservation of 62 lakes in 14 states across the country.

Jul 24, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

Lakes discovered beneath Greenland ice sheet

Researchers have for the first time discovered two subglacial lakes hiding 800 metres below the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Nov 28, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Sikkim revives dying mountain springs, lakes

Sikkim government has given a fresh lease of life to dying mountain springs and lakes for ensuring water security in the Himalayan region.

Nov 10, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

`Ensure encroachment-free water bodies`

The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that water bodies like lakes and ponds are not encroached upon or allotted in future to make good the deficiency of land during consolidation proceedings.

Nov 02, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

4,699 high altitude lakes in Himalayas mapped

As many as 4,699 lakes in the Indian Himalayan region at an altitude above 3000-m above mean sea level have been found in an ISRO study revealing the wonders of Himalayas.

Jun 06, 2013, 23:35 PM IST

Scientists plan to sail the lakes of Titan

After the successful landing of `Curiosity` rover on Mars, scientists now plan to navigate the seas of Saturn`s largest moon, Titan.

Sep 28, 2012, 12:12 PM IST

Genetically engineered calf bred in China

Scientists at a north China university say they have bred the world's first genetically-modified calf that will produce low-lactose milk in two years.

Jun 12, 2012, 10:04 AM IST

J-K govt draws plan for Mansar-Surinsar lakes

The Jammu and Kashmir government has
formulated a draft master plan for the development of Mansar
and Surinsar twin lakes.

Jan 12, 2012, 17:28 PM IST

New finding on how seas, lakes developed on Mars

Researchers have discovered new explanation for how seas and lakes may have once developed on Mars.

Oct 19, 2010, 13:46 PM IST

Water level in Mumbai lakes improves drastically

The six lakes supplying water to
the metropolis are 90 per cent full thanks to bountiful rains
this monsoon.

Sep 10, 2010, 23:59 PM IST

Mumbai lakes receive rainfall

The water-parched metropolis had
something to cheer as the catchment areas of the lakes
received rainfall on Monday.

Jun 07, 2010, 23:04 PM IST

Many lakes have `disappeared` in Bangalore: Study

Many of the lakes in the city have "disappeared" along with their water-spreads due to the rapid and unbridled urbanisation here, a study said.

Mar 04, 2010, 16:10 PM IST

Geoengineering may endanger marine life by decreasing oxygen in lakes

A team of scientists has claimed that geoengineering our climate with the help of volcanoes may result in a decrease in the level of oxygen in lakes, threatening marine life.

Feb 08, 2010, 15:07 PM IST