Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

Oil prices rise on Libya concerns

Oil prices rose in Asia Tuesday on growing concerns about lawlessness in crude-producer Libya as an top military unit joined a renegade general`s bid to quash Islamists and edged the country closer to civil war.

Siang water level rises marginally

Water level of the Siang river at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh rose slightly after it sharply fell last evening causing panic among
people.

Petrol prices rose more during NDA rule: Jaiswal

Jaiswal accused the state governments of failing to do
their bits in bringing relief to consumers by cutting down on
their share of taxes.

Chikungunya cases also on the rise in Delhi

With dengue cases on the rise
despite a chill in the air, another mosquito-borne disease
chikungunya is becoming a cause of concern for authorities.

Bihar flood toll rises to 6 with two more deaths

Two children on Thursday drowned in flood
waters in Bihar taking the toll to six as the overall
situation remained unchanged with major rivers flowing above
the danger mark, officials said.

Rivers rising in Bihar, floods 8 villages

The flood threat in Bihar on Saturday
aggravated with some major rivers maintaining a rising trend
as flash floods caused by heavy discharge of water in
Balmikinagar Barrage inundated eight villages in West
Champaran district.

‘Rise of Anna a failure of political parties’

BJP vice-president Shanta Kumar
on Friday said social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba
Ramdev had to come forward on corruption and black money
because political parties had failed on the two issues.

Rain-related death toll rises to 11 in Gujarat

Rain-related deaths in Vadodara and
Bharuch districts of Gujarat have climbed to 11, with three
more persons getting killed in wall collapse incidents, police
said on Tuesday.

Selective abortion of girls on rise among rich

Between 42 lakh and 1.21 crore
female foetuses were selectively aborted in the country in the
last three decades and wealthy and educated families are
increasingly going for abortion of the second girl child.

Ganja cultivation on the rise in Orissa

Despite regular raids by the
police, illegal cultivation of ganja (cannabis) has been on
rise in Orissa over the years, official sources said.

Swine flu cases continue to rise in Delhi

Another three swab samples tested positive for H1N1 virus in Delhi.

Swine flu cases continue to rise in Delhi

Another three swab samples tested positive for H1N1 virus in Delhi.

Two ULFA linkmen held for blast, BSF ambush toll rises to 9

Two ULFA linkmen were picked up
in connection with yesterday`s IED blast at the Congress
headquarters here even as the death toll in the ambush by NDFB
rebels on a BSF convoy rose to nine on Tuesday, police said.

Facebook stalking on the rise

Australian youngsters are taking out restraining orders against FB stalkers.

Extra-marital activities on the rise

A new Manchester Metropolitan University research has revealed that more than 15 per cent of women indulge in extra-marital activities.

6 more die due to cold in UP; death toll rises to 68

Six more persons died in different
parts of Uttar Pradesh due to extremely cold conditions as
mercury dipped sharply at a number of places, taking the death
toll in the state to 68 this winter.

Rise in crimes in Delhi, police redraws strategy

Delhi witnessed a 3% rise in crime last year, reversing the trend of the past three years and prompting city police to redraw its strategy for 2011 which included identification of crime-prone zones and re-deployment of resources.

Cold waves kill 12 more in UP, toll rises to 47

Cold wave conditions in UP today
claimed 12 more lives, taking the toll to 47 this season, with
mercury dipping sharply at a number of places in the state.

Crime graph rising in Bihar: RJD

The RJD on Saturday alleged that the crime
graph is increasing in Bihar and demanded that the state
government should take immediate steps to check it.