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Sudarsan Pattnaik selected for world championship in Taiwan

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 00:00

Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for world championship in Taiwan

Machine uses pee to create `biological concrete`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 15:35

A new portable machine uses a mixture of sand, bacteria and urine to create an eco-friendly concrete-like material that can be used to make bricks to build houses.

10 injured in clash between sand mafia, villagers in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 14:08

At least 10 persons, including a village head, were injured when an alleged sand mafia gang fired at locals for resisting illegal mining on their land near Haryana-UP border in neighbouring Shamli district.

NASA`s Curiosity rover to drive over sand dune

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 11:28

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive westward over a sand dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes.

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:49

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 18:55

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining.

Researchers reveal how sand dunes are formed

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 18:58

Researchers after a four-year experiment have revealed how prevailing winds create sand dunes on Earth.

Sand grains help make complex lenses: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 22:40

Spider-Man fan? Then you surely remember the transformation of Flint Marko, an escaped convict, into shape-shifting sand in the third Spider-Man outing.

Jharkhand restores decision to give sand mining right to panchayats

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 01:20

Jharkhand government on Thursday restored its earlier decision to give rights to the panchayats over sand mining.

Sandy tribute to Nelson Mandela on Puri beach

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 09:08

Well known sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Friday created a sculpture of Nelson Mandela on the Puri beach in Odisha to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid icon who died Thursday at the age of 95.

Punjab: Trucks laden with sand seized, 13 arrested

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:32

Thirteen people were on Monday arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in this district and 14 trucks laden with sand were seized.

Karnataka govt moves to crack down on sand mafia

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 18:15

The Karnataka government decided to bring in comprehensive amendments to the mineral concession rules to crack down on the sand mafia.