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India to build 100 institutions in Africa for human development


March 19th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India will build over 100 institutions in different African countries to help develop human resources and accelerate growth in the region, a senior government ... Read more...

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India, Africa discuss setting up of 80 training institutions


October 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) India has discussed the action plan with the African Union to set up over 80 training and capacity building institutions across Africa, an important decision ... Read more...

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Teraflops for non-flop rain forecast (With ‘No need to fear drought or flood this year: Earth Sciences Minister’)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Indian meteorologists have weathered many jokes whenever they failed to accurately forecast monsoon rainfall. Their problem is that they still depend on an old statistical ... Read more...

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For India, it’s time for Africa


May 24th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Following are what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said were "initiatives" that India was prepared to take as part of its "emerging partnership" with Africa, ... Read more...

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India announces $5 bn aid for Africa, seeks support for UN reforms


May 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Taking its burgeoning ties with Africa to a new high, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion aid for ... Read more...

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Last year’s Pakistan floods could have been predicted


February 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Catastrophic monsoon rains that swept Pakistan last year could have been predicted days in advance if weather-forecasting data had been shared and processed, according to US researchers.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Global warming to turn clouds into heat traps


December 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Global warming will turn clouds into heat traps, worsening the greenhouse gas effects, and chances that clouds will save us from climate change are low, an expert says. ... Read more...

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‘Cloud feedback’ will play major role in global warming: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Till now, one of the biggest uncertainties in climate change studies was whether clouds trap more heat or offer a net cooling.And researchers were not able to ... Read more...

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India, US to sign pact on weather, crop forecasting


November 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a pact on weather and crop forecasting, a step that will deepen their cooperation in agriculture."We hope ... Read more...

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Air quality monitoring system for Commonwealth Games by July-end (Commonwealth Games Countdown)


June 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the sixth of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. This is about how the quality of air will be monitored ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Melting sea ice spurs warming in Arctic


April 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Melting sea ice is a major cause of warming in the Arctic, says a new study. The findings by the University of Melbourne (UM) team reveal that the ... Read more...

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Mysterious weather model may help predict cyclone 20 days in advance


September 1st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 1 (ANI): Weather forecasters may now use a mysterious weather pattern, called the Madden Julian Oscillation, to predict cyclones up to three weeks ahead of time.Forecasters have previously used the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human-generated aerosols from northern hemisphere may affect rainfall patterns in Australia


August 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Australian scientists, using a climate model, have suggested that human-generated aerosols from the northern hemisphere may have contributed to increased rainfall in north-western and central Australia, and decreased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists demand new modeling facility for providing better climate predictions


May 16th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Climate scientists have called for a massive investment in computer and research resources to help revolutionize modeling capabilities, with their eventual aim being providing probabilistic climate predictions ... Read more...

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21 of 23 major cyclones worldwide in Indian region


May 16th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Twenty-one of the 23 most devastating cyclones worldwide during the last 200 years occurred in the northern Indian Ocean zone popularly know as the ... Read more...

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Shifting jet streams may alter paths of storms and hurricanes


April 17th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the Earths jet streams, the high-altitude bands of fast winds that strongly influence the paths of storms and other weather systems, are shiftingpossibly ... Read more...

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India to spend Rs.7.5 bn for research in earth sciences


February 29th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will spend Rs.7.5 billion ($187.5 million) for carrying out research in oceanography and meteorological science, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday. Presenting the 2008-09 budget, Chidambaram ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

GPS global thermometer to monitor climate change


February 17th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 17 (ANI): The Global Positioning System can not only detect your cars geographical location on the globe, but could also be used as a global thermometer to monitor climate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cold wave has Delhi shivering


January 28th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 28(ANI): Delhi continued to shiver with the minimum temperature dipping to 2.3 degree Celsius this morning, six degrees below normal. According to Meteorological Department, Delhi is likely to be ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues to prevail in North India


January 23rd, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): North India shivered under intense cold wave conditions on Wednesday as freezing temperatures grip the region. In the national capital, the minimum temperature dipping to 2.6 degree Celsius, ... Read more...

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NASA satellites may make air quality forecasts possible


December 14th, 2007 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): NASA satellites may soon provide a system to predict the quality of air, such as global forecasts of air pollution near the ground where it affects human health, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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