Climate change threatens 2 of Ecuador’s 7 glaciers

Quito, Feb 19 Ecuador could lose two of its seven glaciers over the next few years thanks to global warming, a phenomenon that worries experts because it would alter the paramo ecosystem and its effect on the nation’s water supply and humidity, media reported. The most imminent threat concerns the glaciers of Carihuairazo, in Chimborazo […]

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Himachal installs 6K bins with BJP MPs’ names

Shimla, Feb 19  Himachal Pradesh has installed 6,000 dustbins along urban and rural roads displaying names of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Members of Parliament. Another 13,000 more are in the process of being installed. Congress leaders told IANS the dustbins prominently feature the name of BJP MPs Anurag Thakur, Shanta Kumar, Ram Swaroop Sharma and […]

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New technique to measure blood clot developed

London, Feb Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of free radicals, that leads to the build-up of blood clots, which in turn cause heart disease, stroke and dementia. The technique, led by the University of Exeter researchers, investigates a part of the blood clotting […]

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Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi, rains likely

New Delhi, Feb 15  It was a cloudy Friday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. The Met predicts light rains later. “The sky will remain generally cloudy with light rain or thundershower likely to occur during the day,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official […]

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Kalpa, hills near Manali wrapped in white blanket

Shimla, Feb 14 Himachal Pradesh’s tourist destination Kalpa and hills overlooking Manali received more snow on Thursday, and the Met Office forecast widespread rain and snow till February 15. Residents and tourists have been advised not to venture in the high hills owing to avalanche warning by Manali-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment. While Manali […]

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