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Ancient shark teeth helping solve mystery of Earth’s climate history

  • The teeth from Seymour Island bear testimony that the Antarctic waters – at least where the sharks lived – stays warmer longer than scientists had estimated.
The current traps cold waters in the Southern Ocean and helps keep Antarctica cold and frozen, the study revealed.(AFP)
The current traps cold waters in the Southern Ocean and helps keep Antarctica cold and frozen, the study revealed.(AFP)
Published on Jul 13, 2021 12:05 PM IST
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PTI | By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

High-speed solar storm may hit Earth today: All you need to know

  • Due to solar storms, the outer atmosphere of the Earth can be heated which can have a direct effect on satellites.
Solar storms have their roots in an 11-year cycle that shifts the polarity of the Sun’s magnetic field.(AP)
Solar storms have their roots in an 11-year cycle that shifts the polarity of the Sun’s magnetic field.(AP)
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 12:15 PM IST
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Four homeless 'rogue planets' of Earth-mass found near centre of galaxy

  • Led by Iain McDonald of the University of Manchester, UK, the study used data obtained in 2016 during the K2 mission phase of NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope.
The study team found 27 short-duration candidate microlensing signals that varied over timescales of between an hour and 10 days.(Nasa)
The study team found 27 short-duration candidate microlensing signals that varied over timescales of between an hour and 10 days.(Nasa)
Published on Jul 07, 2021 12:03 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Venus may still have potential to host life, indicates new study

  • The researchers have analysed radar images from Nasa’s Magellan mission to map the surface of Venus that showed large blocks of the lithosphere, which seemed to have moved.
According to the authors of the study, the tectonic movement identified in Venus resembles the Earth’s geology during the Archean Eon dating 2.5 to four billion years ago.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray)
According to the authors of the study, the tectonic movement identified in Venus resembles the Earth’s geology during the Archean Eon dating 2.5 to four billion years ago.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray)
Published on Jun 23, 2021 09:26 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Meet Parnika, the 7-year-old who is inspiring kids to campaign for nature

Children willing to participate in Parnika's 'Stars of Mother Nature' initiative are encouraged to do their own research on the themes of nature, environment, and recycling and write a short story of about 600 words.
Parnika's 'Stars of Mother Nature' initiative is inspiring kids to write about the environment, nature, and recycling.(Graphic via 'The Happy Moms Cafe' blog)
Parnika's 'Stars of Mother Nature' initiative is inspiring kids to write about the environment, nature, and recycling.(Graphic via 'The Happy Moms Cafe' blog)
Published on Jun 10, 2021 04:02 PM IST
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Karwa Chauth: How Delhi-NCR women will fast in Covid-19 times

The rituals for Karwa Chauth 2020 will be the same, but will be performed among smaller groups, and while wearing matching masks, gloves, and using sanitisers for safety from coronavirus.
Saachi Sahni, a Gurugrammer, is geared up to fast on this Karwa Chauth. Sporting a designer face mask, she is ready to sanitise after every step of the puja since safety comes first amid the pandemic!(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Saachi Sahni, a Gurugrammer, is geared up to fast on this Karwa Chauth. Sporting a designer face mask, she is ready to sanitise after every step of the puja since safety comes first amid the pandemic!(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi

‘Covid-19 has certainly been a rejuvenating balm for planet’

Corona is a fated opportunity. Fated in the sense that it was inevitable: we abused Mother Earth so much that she was forced to strike back in her own way.
A peacock seen at Sadarjung lane during the lockdown in New Delhi on April 18, 2020.
A peacock seen at Sadarjung lane during the lockdown in New Delhi on April 18, 2020.
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 05:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srinivas Reddy

Unlock Diaries: The robin on my apple tree by Moin Mir

A medieval text and a little orange-breasted robin teach the author the meaningful ways of existence he intends to embrace in a newly unlocked world
A robin on a branch in an apple tree in an English garden.(Getty Images)
A robin on a branch in an apple tree in an English garden.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 11:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Moin Mir

Sunny Leone visits a farm with Daniel Weber: ‘We are now picking our own veggies straight from Mother Earth!’

Sunny Leone is exploring the outdoors in Los Angeles with husband Daniel Weber, while taking necessary precautions. After visiting Descanso Gardens on Thursday, she went for a farm visit on Friday.
Sunny Leone and her family left for Los Angeles in mid-May.
Sunny Leone and her family left for Los Angeles in mid-May.
Updated on May 30, 2020 11:38 AM IST
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Beating corona blues with greenery: Celebs host garden parties with kids

Being confined to the house had resulted in many celebrities encouraging their kids to pick up the spade and do some gardening
Actor Teejay Sidhu with her twin daughters, Bella and Vienna
Actor Teejay Sidhu with her twin daughters, Bella and Vienna
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 05:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee

Let kids ask ‘Why’ mindfully and constantly to save our mother earth

Environmental studies can be considered as a catalyst for change. It provides us with the knowledge to think critically and the power to understand the impact of our actions.
Environmental studies already exist. What we need now is the introduction of climate change and sustainability. Our world will implode if we don’t!(HT file)
Environmental studies already exist. What we need now is the introduction of climate change and sustainability. Our world will implode if we don’t!(HT file)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 07:40 PM IST
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Bringing out the blues in desi music

Akarsh Kumar lends an altogether different twist to old Bollywood tunes
Aki Kumar will be performing in Delhi at various venues from December 25 to 27.
Aki Kumar will be performing in Delhi at various venues from December 25 to 27.
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 10:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal, New Delhi

PokerBaazi.com collaborated with Round Table India to organise 6th edition of ‘Taare Zameen Par’ for underprivileged students

The event helped unravel the potential of 3,500 young minds to save Mother Earth.
Over 3500 underprivileged children participating in the event.(PokerBaazi.com)
Over 3500 underprivileged children participating in the event.(PokerBaazi.com)
Updated on Dec 02, 2019 02:22 PM IST
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Ramayana mankind’s heritage: Venkaiah Naidu

Asserting that the Ramayana reminds people of their duty towards the world, society, and family, Naidu said it also defines the relationship of human beings with one another, and with mother earth, birds, and animals.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the Ramayana is a heritage of the entire mankind and called for efforts to preserve, propagate and deepen people’s understanding of the immortal epic.(PTI)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the Ramayana is a heritage of the entire mankind and called for efforts to preserve, propagate and deepen people’s understanding of the immortal epic.(PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2019 02:33 AM IST
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In Madhya Pradesh, labourer digs up 2 diamonds in one week

The lessee, Kishor Kushwaha, a resident of Sarkoha village got the diamond of 5.69 carat in a field in the area in Panna district. He deposited it with the mineral resources department office on Saturday.
Panna district, 413 km north east of Bhopal in Bundelkhand region, has the only diamond producing mine in the country.(HT PHOTO.)
Panna district, 413 km north east of Bhopal in Bundelkhand region, has the only diamond producing mine in the country.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar | By Anupam Pateriya

Krishna Janmashtami 2019: The story of Lord Krishna’s birth

Krishna Janmashtami 2019: According to the tale, Krishna was born in the Yadava clan of Mathura to Queen Devaki and her husband, King Vasudeva.
Krishna is the god of love, tenderness and compassion. Hindu mythology portrays him as a prankster, a gentle lover, a universal supreme being and child-like God.(Instagram /vrindavan.krishna)
Krishna is the god of love, tenderness and compassion. Hindu mythology portrays him as a prankster, a gentle lover, a universal supreme being and child-like God.(Instagram /vrindavan.krishna)
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 03:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Kanwad Yatra can evolve, blend social, religious duties, says prominent seer

Some Hindu religious leaders want that from next year the Kanwad Yatra should also associate with social causes like ensuring the numerous routes they undertake stay clean, saying no to plastics and giving the message of water conservation.
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 11:25 PM IST
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Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow

Reduce, reuse and recycle: Mumbai B-schoolers lead the way

he participants are expected to develop ideas which can be adopted and implemented by 6.5 lakh students enrolled in colleges affiliated to the university
MUNIJAN participants at MU convocation hall.(HT Photo)
MUNIJAN participants at MU convocation hall.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai

Witness Kalaripayattu like never before with this performance in Delhi

An upcoming interactive performance, dedicated to the five elements will combine Kalaripayattu with theatre, dance and music.
A still from the performance.
A still from the performance.
Updated on May 13, 2018 12:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra, New Delhi

In defence of mother! You will never be able to ‘unsee’ Jennifer Lawrence’s masterpiece

Mother! is a film as proudly provocative as its title. It is also the only legitimate masterpiece Jennifer Lawrence has ever been a part of. Think twice before watching it, especially on Mother’s Day.
Jennifer Lawrence in a still from Darren Aronosky’s mother!.
Jennifer Lawrence in a still from Darren Aronosky’s mother!.
Updated on May 13, 2018 09:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar, New Delhi

Weekend Binge: This Mother’s Day, 5 controversial films you should never, ever show your mom

This Mother’s Day, instead of watching heart-wrenching accounts of unconditional love, how about we try to experience something more controversial? Here are 5 films you should definitely not show your mom.
Jennifer Lawrence is everyone’s mother.
Jennifer Lawrence is everyone’s mother.
Updated on May 12, 2018 11:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar, New Delhi

Anushka Sharma pledges to build home for stranded animals and Dalai Lama inspired her

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma has pledged to build an animal shelter on Mumbai outskirts.
On her 30th birthday, Anushka Sharma pledged to build homes for stranded animals.(IANS)
On her 30th birthday, Anushka Sharma pledged to build homes for stranded animals.(IANS)
Published on May 01, 2018 01:39 PM IST
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