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Crops in 189,000 hectares damaged due to rains: Govt

The government on Monday told parliament that crops in 189 lakh hectare have been damaged due to the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms in the country. Responding to an exhaustive debate in the Rajya Sabha on the agrarian crisis, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said the data is based on the reports received from the affected states. “The centre took ...

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Global Warming? Nasa Satellite Images, Data Help Scientists Map Melting Layers Deep Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

NASA’s Operation IceBridge has helped scientists to find new evidence of a drained and refilled sub-glacial lake beneath Greenland’s Flade Ice Cap, a rare sub-ice body of water detected that sheds light on how global warming affects the Greenland Ice Sheet. Subglacial lakes are found in Antarctica and recent have mathematically predicted hundreds of them in Greenland but few have ...

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ISRO Successfully Test-fires to Wake up Mangalyaan Main Engine to Enter Mars Orbit Now

Keeping their fingers crossed, ISRO scientists in Bangalore test-fired Mangalyaan’s liquid engine hoping the main engine on Monday successfully so the dormant main liquid engine wakes up from its 10-month hiatus and thrusts into the orbit of Mars as pre-destined. There will be eight thrusters, which will be fired to make the spacecraft enter the red planet’s atmosphere on September ...

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