Scientists propose £400 billion project to refreeze the Artic

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A group of researchers has proposed using wind-powered pumps to refreeze the Arctic. The proposal seems ambitious: it involves 10 million devices deployed over 10 per cent of the Arctic, at a cost of $500 billion US. Lead author of the paper, astrophysicist Steven Desch, concerned about what some climatologists predict to be an ice-free Arctic by 2030, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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World’s Oldest Working Steam Engine ‘Fairy Queen’ Ready to Haul Heritage Train Once Again

The ‘Fairy Queen’, the oldest surviving functional steam engine in the world is once again ready in this season to haul a heritage train from National Capital Delhi to Rewari, Haryana after a gap of 5 years. More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing TV remote

A man who stole a television remote has been sentenced to more than two decades behind bars. Eric Bramwell was found guilty in November and sentenced in January to 22 years imprisonment. The 35-year-old took the More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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2000 square mile iceberg set to break off Antarctica warns NASA

A slab of ice nearly twice the size of Rhode Island state is cracking off of an Antarctic glacier, and one scientist says rapid growth in giant rift between it and the southern continent means its break-off is “inevitable” More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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I-T sleuths startled at discovery of Rs 7 crore in Uber cabbie’s account

In a startling revelation, income tax (I-T) officials have discovered that Rs 7 crore cash was deposited in a bank account of an Uber cab driver from Hyderabad. During scrutiny of huge cash deposits in bank accounts More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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‘Frozen Woman’ in New York flummoxes cops

Police in the US state of New York broke into a vehicle to ‘rescue’ an apparently frozen woman, only to find it was a life-size mannequin, media reports said. A caller described as “upset” More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Speed of light: Did Einstein get it wrong?

Albert Einstein might be known for a great many things, but even the layman might be familiar with at least one thing: E = mc2, the formula for mass-energy equivalence. However, a critical part of that formula might More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Photographer captures quidditch magic in remote Uttarakhand village

Anshu Agarwal, a 25 year old freelance photographer who also teaches kids in remote Uttarakhand villages brought Potter magic in real life through his levitation photography skills. These pictures captured the children More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Tintin drawing sells fetches record 1.55 million euros in Paris

An original drawing from “Explorers on the Moon”, widely regarded as one of the two best Tintin adventures, sold for a record 1.55 million euros at a Paris auction on Saturday, auction house Artcurial More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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“Humans won’t survive a 1000 years on Earth” says Stephen Hawking

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world’s best-known physicists Stephen Hawking has warned. “I don’t think we will survive More...