tectonic movements

Delhi Metro assures its structures are quake resistant

March 15th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Even though the national capital lies in high-risk seismic zone IV, Delhi Metro riders need not panic as its infrastructure is earthquake resistant and can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Earths crust melts easier than previously thought

March 19th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): In a new research, geologists have determined that Earths crust melts easier than previously thought, because rocks in the region become better insulators and poorer conductors as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reptiles fossil helps rules out ancient flood in New Zealand

January 21st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): The discovery of the fossil of a reptile on New Zealands South Island has helped to rebuff the theory that an ancient flood had submerged the countrys ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India-Asia continental clash may have caused long term cooling in Earth’’s climate

October 11th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the collision between India and Asia set off events that likely caused long-term cooling in Earth''s climate. According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Earthquake rocks Java

May 23rd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jakarta, May 23 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted the West Java Province of Indonesia's Java Island Friday, the meteorology agency said. No damage or casualties have so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Discovery of a fossilized giant rhino bone defies isolation of Anatolia

March 11th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): The belief that Anatolia, a geographic region bounded by the Black Sea to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Aegean Sea to the west, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |