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Microbes revived from 101.5 million-year-old sediment cores gathered from deep beneath the seafloor under the Pacific Ocean are seen in an undated magnified image released by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) in Kochi, Japan July 28, 2020.(JAMSTEC/Handout via REUTERS)

100 million-year-old microbes revived from depths of seafloor

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 01:49 PM IST
The microbes, spanning 10 major and numerous minor groups of bacteria, may be the planet’s oldest-known organisms.
Tourism usually peaks in April, when Christians flock to the holy sites during the Easter season and Israelis descend on the beaches and nearby national parks to enjoy the spring weather and see the wildflowers bloom.(Unsplash)
Tourism usually peaks in April, when Christians flock to the holy sites during the Easter season and Israelis descend on the beaches and nearby national parks to enjoy the spring weather and see the wildflowers bloom.(Unsplash)

The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

Jerusalem | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 03:18 PM IST
After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Scientists discover bacteria in solid rock deep beneath sea

Tokyo | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Researchers estimate that the rock cracks are home to a community of bacteria as dense as that of the human gut, about 10 billion bacterial cells per cubic centimeter (0.06 cubic inch).
Hrithik Roshan clicks a pic with members of his team.(Instagram)
Hrithik Roshan clicks a pic with members of his team.(Instagram)

Hrithik Roshan joins his bodyguard, trainer for a ‘men at sea’ pic before his Dubai vacation ends

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Hrithik Roshan posted a picture with his bodyguard and trainer with all three of them inside a pool. See it here. The actor was in Dubai for the last few days.
HT Image
HT Image

Gurdaspur youth’s body found in sea in Vietnam

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Kamaljit Singh Kamal, Gurdaspur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Kin suspect it’s hate killing; say Lachhman Singh, 22, who worked in merchant navy, used to tell them that his co-workers often called him ‘Laden’
The Gateway of India was among the five areas marked by the study as likely to be inundated by 2050.(HT)
The Gateway of India was among the five areas marked by the study as likely to be inundated by 2050.(HT)

Rising seas to wipe out much of Mumbai by 2050, warns study

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 06:56 AM IST
Large parts of suburbs and SoBo likely to drown if emissions are not kept in check
The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom after he was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Syria on Saturday(AP)
The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom after he was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Syria on Saturday(AP)

Baghdadi buried at sea by US military: Report

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 06:41 AM IST
The U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not disclose where the ritual was performed or how long it lasted. Two officials said they believed his remains were delivered to the sea from an aircraft.
(Unsplash)
(Unsplash)

Rising seas threaten Egypt’s fabled port city of Alexandria

Alexandria, Egypt | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Rising sea levels threaten to inundate poorer neighbourhoods and archaeological sites, prompting authorities to erect concrete barriers out at sea to break the tide.
According to MMRC officials, the trains are being manufactured under the Central government’s Make in India initiative. The delivery of the first train is expected to start from September 2020.(HT image)
According to MMRC officials, the trains are being manufactured under the Central government’s Make in India initiative. The delivery of the first train is expected to start from September 2020.(HT image)

Sneak peek: Metro-3 will ride on Mumbai’s spirit and love for sea

UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 05:11 AM IST
The model was unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis along with MMRC chief Ashwini Bhide and senior MMRC officials. Metro-3 will get 31 trains of eight coaches each.
Sanathan Sanstha lawyer Sanjiv Punalekar, the alleged mastermind in the Dabholkar murder case, was granted conditional bail on July 5 by a special Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA ) court.(HT Photo)
Sanathan Sanstha lawyer Sanjiv Punalekar, the alleged mastermind in the Dabholkar murder case, was granted conditional bail on July 5 by a special Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA ) court.(HT Photo)

As sea recedes, CBI will begin search for murder weapon in Dabholkar case

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 08:47 AM IST
Irked by the submission, the bench directed the state and environment departments to extend all help to CBI to ensure that the search operations are launched at the earliest.
Das, hailing from Narayanpur in South 24 Parganas district’s Kakdwip, was the master of the trawler FB Nayan-I. He had set sail for the deep sea along with 14 fishermen on July 4.(Deepayan Sinha/Twitter)
Das, hailing from Narayanpur in South 24 Parganas district’s Kakdwip, was the master of the trawler FB Nayan-I. He had set sail for the deep sea along with 14 fishermen on July 4.(Deepayan Sinha/Twitter)

Man survives in sea for 5 days by holding onto a bamboo pole

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 11:00 AM IST
In a virtual epic struggle against the forces of nature, Das survived solely on ‘water when it rained’ from July 6 -- when his trawler was drowned in the sea during a strorm -- to July 10, when he was finally rescued by the crew of the ship MV Jawad.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rising seas: Danger ahead?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 02:53 PM IST
Global warming will trigger big trouble for tens of millions of people living in sea-side towns and cities across the world by the end of the century. According to new estimates that double the benchmark projections issued by UN agencies, nearly 200 million people, including 57 million in South Asia, are expected to be affected by rising sea level.
The museum will house skeleton remains of endangered marine species, including the 44-foot-long (13.5m) skeleton of a blue whale that was washed ashore at Kegaon beach near Uran in Navi Mumbai in June 2018.(HT FILE)
The museum will house skeleton remains of endangered marine species, including the 44-foot-long (13.5m) skeleton of a blue whale that was washed ashore at Kegaon beach near Uran in Navi Mumbai in June 2018.(HT FILE)

Sea the treasure: Navi Mumbai to get country’s first marine mammal museum

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 12:42 PM IST
State allocates 30 crore for project; solar-powered museum to come up on 5-acre Airoli plot
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)

Review: The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha

Hindustan Times | By Vrinda Nabar
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:19 AM IST
In Raj Kamal Jha’s new novel, a boy in search of his mother sets out on a journey where the borderline between the real and the imagined is tenuous and flimsy
The modified 70-meter long decommissioned Boeing 747 will sit as a centrepiece in the underwater theme park.(Twitter/@Dive Bahrain)
The modified 70-meter long decommissioned Boeing 747 will sit as a centrepiece in the underwater theme park.(Twitter/@Dive Bahrain)

Bahrain is sinking a plane into sea. Here’s why

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 06:51 PM IST
Along with the Boeing 747, the park will also feature a replica of a Bahraini pearl merchant’s house, artificial coral reefs and other sculptures.
Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba speaking at Indo-Pacific regional dialogue in New Delhi.(ANI)
Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba speaking at Indo-Pacific regional dialogue in New Delhi.(ANI)

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba cautions against terrorist attacks from sea

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday cautioned against possible terrorists are being trained to carry out attacks from sea.
This handout photograph taken and received from Robert Gregory on January 29, 2019 shows scores of dead fish floating on the Darling river in Menindee. - Thousands more fish have died in a key river system in drought-hit eastern Australia just weeks after up to a million were killed.(AFP)
This handout photograph taken and received from Robert Gregory on January 29, 2019 shows scores of dead fish floating on the Darling river in Menindee. - Thousands more fish have died in a key river system in drought-hit eastern Australia just weeks after up to a million were killed.(AFP)

Sea of white: ‘Hundreds of thousands’ of fish dead in Australia

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 03:14 PM IST
Locals around the Darling River were confronted with a sea of white, as dead fish carpeted the waters near the southeastern Outback town of Menindee.
Relatives of passengers comfort each other as they wait for news on a Lion Air plane that crashed off Java Island at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Indonesia disaster agency says that the Lion Air Boeing 737-800 plane crashed into sea shortly after it left Indonesia's capital Monday morning. (AP Photo)(AP)
Relatives of passengers comfort each other as they wait for news on a Lion Air plane that crashed off Java Island at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Indonesia disaster agency says that the Lion Air Boeing 737-800 plane crashed into sea shortly after it left Indonesia's capital Monday morning. (AP Photo)(AP)

Lion Air plane that crashed at sea, with 189 people on board, was brand-new

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:34 AM IST
Indonesia’s disaster agency posted photos online of a crushed smartphone, books, bags and parts of the aircraft fuselage that had been collected by search and rescue vessels that have converged on the area.
A wine bottle from the deep end of the sea.(facebook.com/edivovina)
A wine bottle from the deep end of the sea.(facebook.com/edivovina)

Here’s why wine makers are ageing their bottles under the sea

Agence France-Presse, Plentzia, España | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 01:51 PM IST
The underwater conditions -- total darkness and constant temperature -- are thought to accelerate the ageing process, adding complexity to the wine.
the 28-year-old went missing on March 16, after she left for work in the morning.
the 28-year-old went missing on March 16, after she left for work in the morning.

Kirti Vyas murder case: Accused knew body would flow from drain into sea in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 10:46 AM IST
Search operation undertaken in drain near Wadala-Mahul Port Trust Road for body, which has not yet been located
One of the cruise ships that will be turned into a floating restaurant on the Arabian Sea
One of the cruise ships that will be turned into a floating restaurant on the Arabian Sea

Indian foodies can now dine on the Arabian sea, in ships used by Queen Elizabeth

By HTC
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Delhi-based business woman Shripriya Dalmia Thirani’s floating restaurants in Mumbai, is the first step towards using the Indian seafront like the Italian and French Riviera. The restaurants, set to open doors in October, will have the best chefs from across the world on board.
Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday dumped in mid sea the eight bulletproof vehicles earlier used by former presidents and a vessel seized from the LTTE.(Sri Lanka Navy)
Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday dumped in mid sea the eight bulletproof vehicles earlier used by former presidents and a vessel seized from the LTTE.(Sri Lanka Navy)

Sri Lanka Navy dumps bullet proof vehicles, LTTE ship in deep sea

Press Trust of India, Colombo | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 06:04 PM IST
The vehicles, including one used by Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan, the former LTTE deputy leader who later became a politician, were dumped in the deep sea area off the western coast and destroyed last morning
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