Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicGlaciers

Topic: Glaciers

Covid-19 vaccine alters menstrual cycle, finds study & a Cretaceous era turtle the size of a car

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Melting glaciers, water scarcity, exodus: How climate change reality is biting Ladakh villages

Global warming has been leading to melting glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Range, where Ladakh’s located. This has caused a water crisis in the region.

West Antarctica glacier disintegrating faster than thought

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Sample from speeding asteroid shows its made of stuff similar to that which formed the Sun

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Earth’s shrinking glaciers contain less ice than scientists thought, study shows

Scientists for first time measured the thickness & movement of over 250,000 glaciers. It found wide variations in ice volume and freshwater reservoirs that millions of people depend on.

Scientists find world’s oldest flower bud fossil, and China makes ‘artificial moon’ on Earth

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

If this ‘doomsday’ glacier melts, there will be global floods and vanishing of islands

A sea level rise of several metres would inundate many of the world’s major cities – including Shanghai, New York, Miami, Tokyo and Mumbai.

Found in Australia — a ‘true’ millipede with more than 1,000 legs

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Rescue operations in Chamoli to continue till last victim reached, says NDRF commandant

The NDRF commandant also said the muck-clearing exercise at Tapovan tunnel may take months, if not a year.

Uttarakhand govt to probe Chamoli flood, study glaciers through satellite, says minister

Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj said govt is 'concerned over the way glaciers are melting', will form department to monitor all the glaciers through satellite.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.