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East Antarctica’s biggest glacier melting could raise sea levels by at least 6 feet

Current rates of climate change may trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to a sea-level rise of almost three metres, a new study has warned. Researchers studied the Totten Glacier, a significant glacier in Antarctica. It drains one of the world’s largest areas of ice on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS). […]

Former Irish world champion Sonia O-Sullivan still waiting for her ‘lost’ medals

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Melbourne , Reuters:With world athletics mired in allegations of widespread doping, former world champion Sonia O’Sullivan is not expecting the medals she believes were cheated from her two decades ago to be in her hands any time soon. The Irish distance runner has long been bothered by suspicions about the 1993 world championships, where she […]

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Never miss places of Exotic evergreen Assam

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Guwahati: Assam has one of the most exotic and ancient cultures in Indian history. It is a unique land with the fusion of various traditional and culture. If you are planning a holiday, where you want variety of experiences, probably Assam could be a perfect place for you, where you can experience the tribal traditions, […]

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After Tim Cook, Shah Rukh wants to host ‘Ghostbusters’ director Paul Feig at Manna

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MUMBAI:Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has extended an invitation to Hollywood filmmaker Paul Feig to visit India. The 50-year-old Fan star, who recently hosted a dinner for Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Bandra abode Mannat, would love to have the Spy director and his wife Laurie as his guests. Commenting on one of the […]

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Searching for Sarbjit

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MUMBAI,NAMRATA JOSHI:Every life doesn’t necessarily yield a compelling on-screen biopic. Though Sarbjit Singh and his family’s story, when seen from the perspective of his sister Dalbir Kaur, is an immensely tragic tale of wasted lives and relationships, the film seems to lack the vital dramatic grip to keep the viewer invested in and engaged with […]

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Indian women enter quarters of Uber Cup, men’s team exits

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KUNSHAN (CHINA):The Indian women’s team qualified for the Uber Cup badminton tournament quarterfinals despite suffering a narrow 2-3 loss to powerhouse Japan in its third and final Group D match, in Kunshan on Wednesday. The men’s team, however, continued its dismal run in the Thomas Cup and crashed out after being blanked 0-5 by Indonesia […]

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PM Narendra Modi to visit US on June 7, hold talks with Barack ObamaN

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day visit to the US from June 7 during which he will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress and hold talks with President Barack Obama to review the progress made in key areas of defence, security and energy. Modi, who is leaving for Iran on […]

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Ford India recalls 48,700 units of compact SUV EcoSport

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Automaker Ford India is recalling 48,700 units of its compact sports utility vehicle EcoSport to rectify faulty fuel and brake lines as well as rear seat backrest. “Ford India is issuing two voluntary safety recalls to correct potential concerns with certain Ford EcoSport vehicles,” Ford India said in a statement. The first recall covers […]

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NASA release an image of STS-101 mission from 16 years ago

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NASA has been raising the bar of space exploration and technology research since its inauguration. As one of the most recognised names in astronomy, it comes as no surprise that the US space agency has bragging rights and is proud of its past accomplishments. NASA released an image of the iconic Atlantis take-off for the […]

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Beauty by the French Riviera

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MUMBAI:All eyes are on Cannes as the famed film fest continues giving us stellar looks by the who’s who of the glitterati. From their sartorial picks to their elaborate tresses and picture perfect faces, every detail is given much thought. It’s no wonder then that their beauty moments often become talking points. Whether it’s smokey […]

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