21 Endangered Himalayan Griffon Vultures Dead In Uttarakhand, Banned Painkiller Suspected

March 29, 2014 / No Comments

The sudden and mysterious death of 21 Himalayan Griffon vultures in a village in Haldwani has come off has quite a shocker to the Uttarakhand wildlife department and many other animal activists groups in India. Himalayan Griffon vultures are known to be one of the rarest and endangered species of birds and have been spotted in the state after many years ...

California Experiences Worst Measles Outbreak In Two Decades

March 28, 2014 / No Comments

Both officials and health care experts across California are urging people who have not already received a measles vaccine to get one soon. This, after the last few days saw one of the worst cases of measles in the last two decades break out in Orange County. Twenty one people have already been diagnosed with the disease and one third among ...

Watch India vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup 2014 highlights

March 28, 2014 / No Comments

India easily won the match  in the ICC World Twenty20 against host Bangladesh by eight wickets at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Friday, March 28. On the surface it may seems that India has the edge, but the underdog hosts cannot be overlooked. India has won both matches in the group of Super 10, while Bangladesh has lost their first match against ...

Students from Odisha Bring Home Second Prize In NASA Design Contest

March 28, 2014 / No Comments

Organized each year to encourage students to delve further into the mysteries of the universe and to promote science and teamwork among young minds, the NASA Space Settlement Contest is now known world over. The contest conducted jointly by NASA Ames Research Center and the National Space Society (NSS), has just completed the 2014 edition and a project developed by ...

Australia vs West Indies ICC T20 World Cup: Star Sports live streaming info and cricket live score

March 28, 2014 / No Comments

A cracker of a match is awaiting the cricket fans this afternoon as Australia battle it out against the defending champions West Indies at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on March 28, 2014. [caption id="attachment_16212" align="aligncenter" width="496"] Gayle is solid form[/caption] [gallery columns="6" ids="16231,16232,16233,16234,16235,16236"] It is a must-win game for both the teams to stay alive in the competition. This Group 2 ...

Astronomers Stumble Upon The First Asteroid With Rings!

March 27, 2014 / No Comments

Can you name a planet with rings? Yes, that is an easy bit of trivia. But can you name an asteroid with rings of its own? A few days ago, the question would have garnered a chuckle from any descent astronomy buff and they would have gently told you that asteroids do not have rings. Well, obviously they have not ...

England vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2014: Star Sports live streaming info and highlights

March 27, 2014 / No Comments

It’s England’s time to take a stand as they take on might Sri Lanka team today on March 27 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong. The match starts at 19:30 local, 13:30 GMT, 7:00 p.m. India time. In their last match against New Zealand, England lost the match under Duckworth Lewis, and this team they face the strongest side of the ...

Frozen Dwarf Planet Discovered On The Outer Edges Of The Solar System

March 27, 2014 / No Comments

Before 2003, our understanding of the solar system was simple, uncomplicated and even complete. We were so busy studying the distant constellations and quasars that we had no time to look at the outer edges of our own star system. But, the discovery of a little, frozen red planet called Sedna much beyond Pluto changed our perception of the outer edges ...

Photos: Sachin Tendulkar Enjoys An Exciting Safari at Gir National Park In Gujarat!

March 27, 2014 / No Comments

When Sachin Tendulkar goes on a hunt, it is usually with a hand in the bat and the victims generally end up being the who’s who of world cricket. But that golden era came to an end late last year with the great man hanging up his boots. This time, the little master went on a safari of a different kind ...

Scientist Claims To Have Solved The Hawking Radiation Mystery In Black Holes

March 26, 2014 / No Comments

The mysteries of the universes are indeed infinite and while we busily unravel one, another million unfold in front of us. Both the discovery and the subsequent theories surrounding them have been shrouded in many such mysteries. Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was the man who first postulated the existence of a featureless glow that black holes radiate, which is now ...