By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Les Diablerets, Switzerland
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The natural cave, also known as “the Mill”, forms through a siphon effect. Each spring and summer, the cavity fills with water from the snow melt, forming a lake. In autumn, the plug disappears and the water drains, leaving the cave.
By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Evolene, Switzerland
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 02:20 PM IST
The mountain chains of Veisivi and Dent de Perroc, which tower nearly 4,000 metres (13,000 feet)in the southern canton of Wallis, saw more than 100 kg (220 lbs) of magnesium powder ignited in the event.
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Passo Gavia
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 09:45 PM IST
Biagio Di Mauro of Italy’s National Research Council said the pink snow observed on parts of the Presena glacier is likely caused by the same plant found in Greenland.
By Prerna Gauba | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 10:43 PM IST
To emphasise upon the use of gloves and sanitizers and the importance of social distancing, a few geniuses recreated iconic paintings. The results are jaw-dropping!
By Agence France-Presse | Mels (Switzerland)
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2019 03:08 PM IST
The organisation which helped organise Sunday’s march said around 100 people were due to take part in the event, set to take place as the UN gathers youth activists and world leaders in New York to mull the action needed to curb global warming.
By Agence France-Presse | Chamonix, France
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 09:38 AM IST
High up in the natural wonder of the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days among the rockfaces and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are falling down around them.
By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 07:08 PM IST
The lake was a real surprise. It’s located in the 3,400 to 3,500-meter area. You’re supposed to find ice and snow at this altitude, not liquid water.
Excerpt: Mappillai is a witty, personal tale of an Italian son-in-law and a look at contemporary India
By Carlo Pizzati
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 02:14 PM IST
Mappillai—‘son-in-law’ in Tamil—is the rollicking story of journalist Carlo Pizzati, a European living with his in-laws in urban Chennai and with his wife (writer Tishani Doshi) in rural Paramankeni. Here’s an excerpt from the book about how the affair didn’t start.