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Trinamool leader flung jug at me, says Bengal professor


April 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) A woman college professor's allegation that a former Trinamool Congress legislator flung a jug full of water at her following an altercation over teachers' association elections ... Read more...

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Teesta accord was without stakeholders’ consent: LF


September 7th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Left Front Wednesday accused the central government of attempting to go ahead with the Teesta river water sharing accord with Bangladesh without consulting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Teesta water sharing pact hasty: Expert


September 6th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The draft Indo-Bangla Teesta water sharing agreement, which has irked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was "hastily authored" and not in tune with the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Climate change to precipitate Antarctic ice sheet collapse


January 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 10 (IANS) Rising carbon dioxide levels will precipitate the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3000, causing sea levels to rise by four metres. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Arctic ice cap ‘thinning and shrinking’


April 13th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): The Devon Island ice cap, one of the largest ice masses in the Canadian High Arctic, is thinning and shrinking, shows data.According to a paper published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcohol shops in neighbourhood foster greater violence


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) More alcohol shops in a neighbourhood fosters greater violence, says a new study. The highest assault rates are associated with shops selling alcohol for off-premise consumption, (in a location ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Environmentalists worried over global warming affecting Kashmir climate


December 25th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec 25 (ANI): Environmentalists have expressed concern over Chilai Kalan, the 70-day-long coldest period of winter, losing its chill due to global warming.During Chilai Kalan the Kashmir Valley used to receive ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New global map of Mars suggests Red Planet once had ocean


November 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): In a new study, scientists used an innovative computer program to produce a new and more detailed global map of the valley networks on Mars, which adds to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eye in sky can spot disasters in a jiffy


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) An omniscient eye in the sky can spot natural and man-made disasters, give advance warning about forest fires, water contamination or an oil slick. A new Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New soil tester to assess earth’s health


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Our planet has a fever. But global warming's effects on farming and water resources is still a mystery. Now an invention may provide a new diagnostic tool for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Warming temperatures causing large number of tree deaths in US


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study has indicated that tree deaths in the Wests old-growth forests in the US have more than doubled in recent decades, likely from regional warming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming may be contributing to stronger hurricanes


September 4th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): A new study has bolstered the theory that global warming may be contributing to stronger hurricanes in the Atlantic.The study was carried out by FSU (Florida state ... Read more...

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Wind-catching screens could slow dramatic glacier melt in Europe


August 20th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): A German geography professor has developed a controversial system of mountain wind-catching screens, which he claims, could slow or even halt the dramatic rate at which Europes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New face of Islamophobia surfaces in Sydney


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 2 (ANI): Islamophobia has acquired a new meaning in Sydney. There was a time when angry young men draped in Australian flags and brandishing beer bottles rampaged through Cronulla ... Read more...

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