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Assam urges weather data sharing system with neighbouring countries


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Assam has asked the centre for help in installing an advanced weather information-sharing mechanism with neigbouring countries like China, Bhutan and Myanmar, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Raytheon delivers first radar for Indian P-8I to Boeing


February 18th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 18 (IANS) Raytheon has delivered the first APY-10 radar to Boeing for integration on board the Indian Navy's first P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft that should be delivered in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE officials learn fog monitoring in Slovakia


November 18th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) Officials from Dubai have visited Slovakia to learn about the latest technology on how to monitor fog as well as control traffic in such situations.A team ... Read more...

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2010 tied for warmest year on record


January 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York has revealed that the global surface temperatures in 2010 tied with 2005 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indonesian ice fields could vanish within the next few years


August 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Ohio State University researchers who drilled through an ice cap perched precariously on the edge of a 16,000-foot-high Indonesian mountain ridge say that the ice field could vanish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IMD to study monsoon pattern, revise dates


June 25th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Over 40 scientists will analyse weather data gathered over 60 years to get a clearer picture of the Indian monsoon, and revise the dates given for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Charging your iPod by running


April 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): If you've forgotten to charge your iPod and a power plug is nowhere in sight, a simple run could help you get out of the trouble - if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

700 years of Asian monsoons mapped via tree rings


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): By analysing tree-ring data from more than 300 sites in Asia, researchers could piece together a year-by-year history of the region's monsoon rains as far back as 1300 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir to have 22 weather stations soon


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) Each district in Jammu and Kashmir will soon have a state-of-the-art automatic weather station, making collection of the weather data more accessible. Speaking to IANS here Tuesday on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

When running marathons, women get more affected by air pollution than men


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): The running times of women in marathons is compromised if the quality of air is poor, but the same doesn't hold true for men, says a new study.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate expert admits loss of crucial weather data was ‘not acceptable’


February 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The climate expert at the centre of a media storm over the release of emails onto the Internet has admitted that he did not follow correct procedures over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

In-car computer system can help slash road accidents


February 4th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that road accidents can be slashed if cars had an in-built computer system with data on weather and road conditions.Sony and VTT, Finland's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humidity, rain flare up headache in kids


January 25th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): People with chronic headaches are not wrong when they say weather changes trigger their pains, for a new study has proven just that.In a study of 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antarctic weather station shows extraordinary burst of warming since 1950


January 19th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): Records of more than a century of weather data from the southern hemisphere's oldest, coldest weather station have revealed an extraordinary burst of warming since 1950.The base at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weather can help predict dengue fever outbreaks


October 27th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): High temperatures, humidity and low wind speed are linked to high occurrence of dengue fever, a new study has found.Published in the open access journal BMC Public Health, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taiwan seeks India’s support in climate change deal


September 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Spurred by improving relations with China, Taiwan, recognised by barely two dozen countries, is flaunting its eco-friendly polices to seek support of the international ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Darkness eclipses brain power in depressed people


July 29th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A lack of sunlight seems to eclipse brain power in depressed people, according to the latest research. Researchers used weather data from NASA satellites to measure sunlight exposure ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lack of sunlight can cause ‘brain drain’ in depressed people


July 28th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Depressed people are less able to think clearly when there's a short-term lack of sunlight, a new study has found.Writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rain or shine, India’s moon mission will keep its Oct 22 date


October 11th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 11 (IANS) Come rain or shine, India's maiden moon mission will be launched from here Oct 22 as scheduled, officials said. Except for a a severe cyclone, the ... Read more...

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China will artificially change its weather if rain interrupts Beijing Olympics opening ceremony


July 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): A Chinese meteorology official has said that if bad weather threatens the opening ceremony of Beijings Olympic Games on August 8th, China has the capability to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mango madness is not a myth after all


May 15th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Mango madness a period of extreme weather tension that triggers violence as the wet season hits is not a myth, say surgeons.A new study has confirmed what ... Read more...

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UN urges more investment in weather data


March 25th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, March 25 (DPA) More investment is needed in gathering weather data to better offset the growing risks from extreme weather and climate change, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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High-tech weather systems for Olympic torch relay on Everest


February 1st, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, February 1 (ANI): With a view to obtaining timely and accurate weather information before and during the Olympic torch relay, which will reach a height of 8,300 metres on the ... Read more...

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Global warming in Arctic faster above ground level than surface


January 3rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that global warming in the Arctic is occurring more quickly 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) above the surface than at the ground level.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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