Water

Bengaluru to offer up 'sporting' pitch for 2nd Test

Barring a last-minute intervention from the home side, the second Test between India and Australia will be played on a "sporting" pitch which will be fair to both teams, organisers in...

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Self-filling bottle turns humid air into drinkable water

Kristof Retezár, a designer based in Vienna, has invented a device that can extract humidity from the air and condense it into drinkable water.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Turkish fishermen save Syrian refugee baby (video)

Two Turkish fishermen rescued and resuscitated a Syrian toddler they luckily found floating unconscious in the Aegean Sea.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

SKorea 'fires shots at NKorean boat'

South Korea's navy fire shots at a North Korean boat that strayed into its waters, the Yonhap news agency reports.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

First photos of water on Pluto puzzling scientists

Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and...

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

Alert on milk, water, edible oil packs issued in India

Indian food safety regulator has issued countrywide alert on adulteration of food items specially packed products like milk, water, oil, reported The Times of India.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Aid agencies in quake health warning

There is a risk of serious outbreaks of disease in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, aid agencies have warned.

March 13, 2015
March 13, 2015

'Best evidence' for Ganymede ocean

There is further, compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean of water beneath its icy crust.

March 4, 2015
March 4, 2015

Troubled Waters

IN the early 1960s, John F Kennedy said, "Anyone who can solve the problems of water, will be worthy of two Nobel prizes: one for peace and one for sciences" (cited in Likhotal 2013: 86)....