Sunday, Jan 29, 2023



This Goan artist's ocean-inspired work will leave you spellbound

October 29, 2022 6:02 pm

Goa-based Subodh Kerkar, who calls himself an ocean artist, attempted to tell the story of the "inseparability of the fishermen, the boat and the ocean" with this performance artwork

There are holes on the ocean floor, scientists don’t know why

July 29, 2022 9:27 am

The question the scientists are posing, to themselves and to the public in posts on Twitter and Facebook, is: What is creating those marks on the ocean floor?

World Oceans Day 2022: Know the theme, facts, history and significance of the day

June 08, 2022 12:19 pm

World Oceans Day is celebrated every year on June 8, as a reminder that oceans are in need of support and that urgent decisions need to be taken to preserve and protect them

World Environment Day 2022: Scuba divers on climate change, how pandemic impacted marine life

June 06, 2022 8:48 pm

This World Environment Day, scuba divers highlight how human activities negatively impact the environment, and how pandemic came to the rescue

Why was this ancient tusk 150 miles from land, 3,000 feet deep?

November 23, 2021 6:40 pm

Like the rings of trees, the size and shape of layers on the tusk can tell scientists a great deal about the life history of the animal with near-daily resolution.

Satellites spot oceans aglow with trillions of organisms

August 31, 2021 3:32 pm

Steven D. Miller spotted in the northwestern Indian Ocean what turned out to be a glowing patch that was nearly the size of Connecticut.

New theory: Earth's longer days kick-started oxygen growth

August 03, 2021 1:34 pm

Earth's slowing rotation, which gradually lengthened days from six hours to the current 24 hours, was key for the cyanobacteria in making the planet more breathable.

Nod for mission to explore marine resources

June 17, 2021 2:35 am

The mission proposes to explore ocean resources and develop deep sea technologies for sustainable use of these resources.

World Oceans Day 2021: History, significance, theme, and the role of humans in protecting oceans

June 08, 2021 12:41 pm

This year's theme is 'The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods'. According to the UN, "this year's annual event will shed light on the wonder of the ocean and how it is our life source, supporting humanity and every other organism on Earth"

'Why would we want to consume lead, mercury, microplastic': Kajal Aggarwal on why plant-based diet is the need of the hour

April 14, 2021 4:49 pm

"I have been on a plant-based diet for many years now and have absolutely no nutritional concerns/deficiencies," said Kajal Aggarwal


Saint West, North, Apple: Unusual celebrity baby names

December 08, 2015 11:56 am

While most couples aspire to choose unique names for their children, a few celebrities have crossed the line and seemed to have made the most unconventional picks.


Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

February 19, 2016 8:11 am

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.