Jul 27, 2021 08:03 PM IST
Speaking at the 15th Foundation Day event of the Ministry of Earth Sciences here, Singh said the Deep Ocean Mission, approved by the Cabinet in June, will expand the exploration and utilisation of deep-sea resources even further for societally benefitting activities.
- Feb 17, 2021 04:23 PM IST
The draft policy document outlines the vision and strategy that can be adopted by the government to utilise the plethora of oceanic resources available in the country.
- Feb 05, 2021 10:13 PM IST
Vardhan said the National Center for Seismology (NCS), under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, maintained a nationwide seismological network, comprising 115 seismic stations, to monitor the earthquake activity in and around the country.
- Jan 05, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Delhi experienced four small earthquakes during April-August 2020, with the first event of magnitude 3.5 on April 12 in the northeastern boundary of Delhi.
- Dec 20, 2020 07:30 PM IST
"The purpose of studying the depth of the glaciers is to understand the volume. This will also help us understand the availability of water and whether the glaciers are increasing or shrinking," Ravichandran added.
- Sep 15, 2020 03:10 PM IST
According to the ministry, 135 out of the 413 earthquakes were of magnitude 3.0 or lower which are "usually not felt".
- Jun 24, 2020 10:52 PM IST
The rising temperatures would lead to an increase in demand for energy to meet the demand for space cooling. This, if met by thermal power, would, in turn, lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions and thus, to global warming.
- Jan 15, 2020 09:38 PM IST
Secretary in the ministry M Rajeevan said the change in the dates will help farmers who can take a call on sowing crops.
- Oct 25, 2019 11:50 AM IST
The Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority is expected to take a call on October 25 on several recommendations made by a 10-member anti-pollution task force.
- Mar 14, 2017 09:53 AM IST
According to National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake, whose epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region, occurred at 8:21 AM at a depth of 10 kms.
- Nov 28, 2016 08:24 AM IST
A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale shook Nepal in the early hours today.
- Oct 01, 2016 03:00 PM IST
The quake occurred at 1.34 PM at the depth of 10 kms, according to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
- Dec 26, 2015 03:07 PM IST
Virgo enables researchers at IIT Madras to accurately study data from several past cyclones and monsoons. This data is then coupled with real-time satellite data to enhance the quality of weather forecasting.