Sep 23, 2014 06:59 PM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, as world leaders and several business executives gathered to announce their commitments to reduce the effects of climate change.U.S. President Barack Obama was among the 120 world l
Sep 23, 2014 01:21 PM
Kerala capital may turn into a tobacco-free city soon with city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the State government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has join
Sep 23, 2014 10:38 AM
A day after over 1,00,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan’s financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institu
Sep 23, 2014 03:53 AM
Will India be able to lower its spacecraft into the Martian orbit in its debut attempt? The answer will be available around 8.15 a.m. on September 24. “We have left no stone unturned to ensure that this happens,” said S. Arunan, Project Directo
Sep 23, 2014 02:57 AM
Latest study says we may use up the global carbon budget within 30 years Children born today will see the world committed to dangerous and irreversible levels of climate change by their young adulthood at current rates, as we poured a record amount of gr
Sep 22, 2014 03:02 PM
The mission will now go ahead with the nominal plan for Mars Orbit Insertion The test-firing of the propulsion engine on India's spacecraft to Mars for four seconds on Monday went off smoothly, boosting the hopes of the Indian Space Research Organisatio
Sep 22, 2014 11:56 AM
Cruising towards its historic rendezvous with the Red Planet, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) on Monday entered Mars’ gravitational Sphere of Influence ahead of its scheduled Orbit Insertion on September 24. “Our navigators’
Sep 22, 2014 10:48 AM
A community outreach camp held at Krishnagiri district by the Sankara Eye Hospital in Coimbatore has helped restore vision to a month-old baby.CataractIn a release issued here, the hospital said that the ophthalmologists at the camp had diagnosed the infa
Sep 22, 2014 10:45 AM
Internal organs were located on opposite sides and heart was beating at abnormal rates When this 37-year-old man was hospitalised due to multiple episodes of palpitations, in which the heart beats at an abnormal pace, it was thought to be a simple case,
Sep 22, 2014 09:31 AM
Jipmer has deputed a group of doctors from the Departments of Preventive and Social Medicine and Microbiology to assist the medical team engaged in flood relief measures in Jammu and Kashmir. The doctors include Gautam Roy and Swaroop Kumar Sahu of the Dep
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