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Forget Global Warming, Earth May Witness ‘Little Ice Age’ from 2030 to 2040: Russian, UK Scientists

In this 1677 painting by Abraham Hondius, "The Frozen Thames, looking Eastwards towards Old London Bridge," people are shown enjoying themselves on the ice. CREDIT Museum of London

The recurrence of the intense cold period similar to the one that raged the Earth during the “Little Ice Age” freezing the world in the 17th and early 18th centuries may occur again from 2030 to 2040, said scientists in their conclusions at the the National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno in Wales. The alarming findings were presented by Prof. V.Zharkova ...

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Rafael Nadal drops to world N0. 10, champion’s decline seems close

Rafael Nadal in his autobiography, “Rafa: My story” tells that he is not a naturally gifted tennis player unlike Roger Federer. What he has achieved in his career is due to immense hard work, and discipline. The words couldn’t be any true. Nadal’s game doesn’t constitute effortless serves or unplayable shots. In fact he is hardly seen shooting down serves, ...

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Kaziranga Rhino Conservation Faces Threat from Poachers Again, 9 Killed Since Jan 2015

Kaziranga National Park, home to 2,300 one-horned rhinos in India, is beset with rising poaching incidents in the last three years, reports said. In 2015 alone 9 rhinos have been killed by intruders in Assam’s rhino conservation park that was known for its success to maintain rhino population at a higher level in the past two decades. About 7 rhinos ...

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1990 vs 2013: Global life expectancy increased by more than 6 years, says study

Global life expectancy study conducted for 2013 has shown that it increased by 6.2 years, compared to 1990, according to a study published by The Lancet, which means on an average, men live 5.8 years longer and women 6.6 years more. Attributed to decreasing mortality rates for infectious diseases and cardiovascular problems, the increase in global life expectancy was arrived ...

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Sensex trades in red, bank stocks up, rupee touches 10-month low

Indian markets’ benchmark Sensex on Monday started the week on a negtive note, tracking the SGX Nifty and international global cues. Sentiments were bearish as the markets opened up to last Friday’s weak industrial output numbers and a call for decrease in the interest rates following a decline in retail inflation. On Friday, the shares fell following mixed global cues ...

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Ceasefire Violation: Border Firing Declines

After a weeklong violence in the International border of Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a decline in the firing from the Pakistani rangers. Though there were 4 targeted BSF posts in Kathua district, in the Jammu and Samba district, it seemed to be a peaceful night on Thursday. There was no loss of life or damage reported. On Friday, ...

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