The oval sealing that bears images of the queen and a conch, accompanied with some inscriptions in Brahmi letters, was found on top of a mega wall, now believed to be a part of a palace structure located in the capital city of the Vakataka dynasty.
A recent decision by NITs mandates that “all new entrants shall have PhD in the relevant or equivalent discipline and shall have first class in the preceding degrees. At least one of the qualifying degrees from a centrally funded Institution (CFTI)/Institute of repute (National/ International) is mandatory.”
The monsoon is supposed to begin on June 1, and withdraw fully by September 30. Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns. So, the ‘normals’ are now set to shift.
During a severe winter, new reports have declared 2019 as the second warmest ever globally, and the seventh warmest in India. A look at these trends, what caused them, and the climate change connection
“The optical image of the galaxy AGC 203001 showed no signs of any stars, which is astounding. One of the reasons could be that hydrogen gas is very low in density and its vast expanse could make it unconducive for star formation,” said Yogesh Wadadekar, senior scientist and co-author of the research published on Thursday in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Nagpur and Chandrapur reported a sudden drop in mercury levels, as the two cities were among the coldest in the state on Sunday. According to meteorologists, Vidarbha, too, is under the influence of the ongoing coldwave that has affected North India for over a week now.
The unusually cold December this year could just be another instance of extreme climates becoming more and more frequent, a result of climate change. Across the world, the frequency and intensity of both heatwaves and cold waves have increased in the last few years.
The stove could soon be rolled out in most metros in the country where PNG for cooking is available. The IIP has held preliminary talks with officials of the Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited (MNGL) in this regard.