North pole

Making India Proud: The daughters of India created history

The daughters of India took the longest journey by flying over the North Pole. Watch the video to know why this history is special.

Jan 11, 2021, 20:40 PM IST

All-women Air India pilot team scripts history by flying over world's longest air route

"It was an exciting experience since it was never done before. It took almost 17 hours to reach here," Shivani Manhas, one of the four pilots, who operated Air India's inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru flight, told ANI.

Jan 11, 2021, 07:23 AM IST

India's women pilot team is going to create History

Air India's flight captain Zoya Agarwal, will fly on the world's longest air route via North Pole with her female co-pilots for the first time.

Jan 09, 2021, 18:14 PM IST

Air India to fly Delhi-San Francisco over North Pole

The first commercial service will be operated by Captain Ranjeesh Sharma and Captain Digvijay Singh.

Aug 12, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Arctic heatwave could break records this Christmas

Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave, a media report said on Saturday.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

China launches first fully-owned satellite ground station near North Pole

In order to collect satellite data anywhere on the Earth swiftly, China has launched its first fully-owned oversees satellite ground station near North Pole.

Dec 16, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Russian scientists discover Hitler's secret Nazi military base in Arctic

Russian scientists have discovered a secret Nazi military base which was built on direct orders from German dictator Adolf Hitler located 1,000 kilometres from the North Pole.

Oct 24, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

North Pole was once ice-free in summer: Study

They used unique sediment samples from the Lomonosov Ridge -- a large undersea mountain range in the central Arctic, while travelling on board Germany's research icebreaker RV Polarstern in 2014. 

Apr 09, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

25 degrees in December! Where's the Delhi winter?

Get set for the hottest New Year eve in more than 15 years. 

Dec 31, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.

Dec 31, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Two new NASA rockets to study Earth's magnetic field

The US space agency is planning to launch two sounding rockets over Norway this winter to study how particles move in a region near the North Pole where Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind.

Nov 25, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Melting Arctic sea ice affects land eco-systems

 Melting sea ice may have a direct bearing on methane emissions from Arctic tundra, according to a study.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures sunlit North Pole of Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured images of sunlit North Pole of Ceres, it has been reported.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Arctic and Antarctic ice isn't melting: Expert

 A global warming expert has made shocking revelations that the north and south poles are "not melting".

Dec 26, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

Earth's looming 'magnetic poles flip' may happen sooner than expected

Scientists have recently warned that the Earth's magnetic field could switch, causing what is known as north and south to turn upside down and it may happen sooner than previously expected.

Oct 12, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Huge worldwide support for Arctic sanctuary: Greenpeace poll

Creating a sanctuary to protect international waters surrounding the North Pole would be supported by a huge majority of people across 30 countries, a Greenpeace poll has said.

Sep 05, 2014, 21:30 PM IST

Coldest star in space discovered

Imagine a star as frosty as the earth`s North Pole!

Apr 26, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Saturn`s rotation period revealed?

In a thrilling revelation, scientists have ascertained the rotation period of the enigmatic hexagon-shaped structure in Saturn`s uppermost clouds surrounding its north pole.

Apr 15, 2014, 22:47 PM IST