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20 June, 2018 3:19 PM Rains hit GAIL pipeline work hard

Paddy fields inundated, equipment and machinery submerged in water Heavy rains which inundated paddy fields and low-lying areas in the district have had their toll on GAIL India’s natural gas pipe-laying work. Much of the equipment and machinery, including earth movers, used for the pipeline work is submerged, posing a big challenge to GAIL India authorities 24

19 June, 2018 2:26 AM Trump Orders Creation Of New "Space Force", Sixth Branch Of Armed Forces

Donald Trump has floated this idea before but has offered few details about how the Space Force would operate. Washington: US President Donald Trump said Monday that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" - an independent sixth branch of the armed forces. Trump has floated this idea before - in March, he said he initially 53

18 June, 2018 7:12 PM Central Water Commission Ropes In Google To Forecast Floods

The Water Commission will use Google technology to improve flood prediction systems and will also use tech giant's earth engine to visualise and improve flood management. New Delhi: The Central Water Commission (CWC) has entered into an agreement with Google to improve flood forecast systems and disseminate flood-related information by using technology 63

18 June, 2018 4:49 PM Flood warning:Govt. teams up with Google

Map will show water levels in a region With the monsoon under way, Union Water Resources Ministry has teamed up with Google to generate flood warnings. If there are signs of an imminent flood, a Google Maps user will be able to see what regions are likely to see water logging first and if their neighbourhood is under threat. Currently, the Central Water 41

18 June, 2018 11:06 AM Mars To Come Closest To Earth Than It Has In Last 15 Years Next Month

Washington: Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July. During opposition, Mars is especially photogenic because it can be seen fully illuminated by the Sun as viewed from Earth. "Since Mars and the Sun appear on opposite 47

17 June, 2018 10:19 AM 2 Indians Among Missing Workers Rescued From Nepal Hydro Project After 40 Hours

Kathmandu: Four people, including two Indians, who had gone missing after a huge mass of earth caved in at a tunnel site of the Arun III hydro power project in eastern Nepal, have been rescued after nearly 40 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli had last month jointly laid the foundation stone of the 900-megawatt 41

6 June, 2018 5:57 PM Traffic diversion on KK Road from today

Work on rail overbridge at Kanjikuzhi as part of doubling the rail line to begin on Monday The much awaited work on the rail overbridge at Kanjikuzhy on the Kottayam-Kumily (KK) Road as part of doubling the rail line will begin on Monday and traffic diversion on the stretch will begin on an experimental basis from Thursday, June 7. A railway official 43

4 June, 2018 7:27 PM ‘Tree Man’ of Channapatna spent earnings to create urban forest

“How many saplings you have planted so far to build a green tomorrow? If you have planted any, it is commendable. If not even a single, plant at least one and nurture it. There is only one earth and we all should strive to preserve it for the future generations as well as our better tomorrows.” – This is the advice of Bhoohalli Puttaswamy to whoever 39

2 June, 2018 3:17 PM NASA’s IMAP to study cosmic rays in heliosphere

The mission will probe its boundary NASA is targeting 2024 for the launch of a new mission to learn more about the generation of cosmic rays in the heliosphere, a sort of magnetic bubble surrounding and protecting our solar system. Cosmic rays created locally and from the galaxy and beyond affect human explorers in space and can harm technological systems 37

31 May, 2018 4:47 PM Mother of all lizards lived in Italian Alps

Megachirella roamed the earth about 240 million years ago Scientists said on Wednesday they had tracked down the oldest known lizard, a tiny creature that lived about 240 million years ago when Earth had a single continent and dinosaurs were brand new. Scans of the fossilised skeleton of Megachirella revealed the chameleon-sized reptile was an ancestor 76