17 Nov 2015
London: As many as 50 percent of all natural history specimens held in museums across the world could be wrongly named, according to a new study by researchers from Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
31 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Terming the collapse of an under construction flyover in Kolkata as a 'disaster', the Centre today assured the West Bengal government all help in rescuing trapped people from the debris and said a report from the state will give a clear picture on how the tragedy had happened.
03 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Vision is one of the boons of a human body. A life without eyes is something we can't even imagine of. Though spectacles might be in fashion, nobody wants to have a weak or blurry eyesight.
28 Jul 2016
Beijing: China today responded cautiously to the transgression by its troops in Uttarakhand, saying it needs to verify the "authenticity of the report" about incursion and asserted that PLA soldiers have always abided by agreements to maintain peace and stability along the border.
03 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Natural gas prices in India are likely to decline 16 percent next year before recovering gradually, but may not regain the current year rate till at least 2020.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Chinese troops recently violated the border in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand area and were seen camping along with arms despite the two nations having agreed to keep it a demilitarised area.
24 Jan 2011
India ranks second in the world for natural disasters after China, a top UN official has saidunderlining that unplanned urbanisation and failure to address the issue of climate change pose a grave threat worldwide.
12 Mar 2016
Washington: Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.
09 Mar 2011
The world could be in for disaster next week as a lunar perigee, or 'Supermoon', is predicted to wreak havoc on the Earth's weather, when it passes closest to Earth than it has in almost two decades, say experts.