Glaciers

  • Do we really care for our jawans? 15-01-2014 11:35 PM

    It's been a tough summer for the Indian Army at the LoC with record infiltration bids, a long drawn out operation in Keran and the beheading of a soldier. CNN-IBN asks whether India really cares for its jawans. ...
  • Amid hiccups, Indian, Pakistan PMs agree to better ties 29-09-2013 09:51 PM

    New York:India and Pakistan want to take their strained relationship forward but peace has to first return to the LoC that divides Jammu and Kashmir, a top Indian official said on Sunday after Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif met in New Yorkfor their much awaited talks. "Both sides...
  • Melting glaciers, monsoon rains responsible for Uttarakhand floods 26-07-2013 05:57 PM

    Melting of glaciers coupled with monsoon rains, triggering overflow of rivers, were responsible for the Uttarakhand tragedy, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Friday in New Delhi. "The flood was not only due to the rains but also because of melting of snow. Rainfall came...
  • Army helicopter crashes at Siachen, pilots safe 13-05-2013 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed on Monday morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier but both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, flown by two pilots of the Army Aviation...
  • The Siachen dilemma

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "It takes our men 27 days to trek from base camp to the highest post in Siachen," the officer with long experience of service on...

  • 30 Minutes: Arctic - The roof of the world 04-06-2011 10:11 PM

    This week on '30 Minutes', Bahar Dutt highlights the concerning issues Arctic is facing today due to climatic changes. ...
  • Arctic to become ice free in next 30 to 50 years 03-06-2011 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Arctic is warming and like never before. Scientists say the Arctic Ocean will become ice-free in summer within the next 30 to 50 years. "The changes we are inducing now are quite dramatic and will change the livelihood for everyone one around," said Kim Holmen, Director, Norwegian...
  • Indo-Pak defence talks to begin tomorrow 29-05-2011 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, defence secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan on the long-pending Siachen issue will kick off on Monday. "Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar will lead the Indian delegation during the two-day talks," a Defence Ministry official said, adding that "India and Pakistan decided to...
  • Global warming evidences 'unmistakable' 29-07-2010 10:00 AM

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  • UN to create panel to review IPCC 26-02-2010 10:04 PM

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  • Citizens for earth: Global warming a threat to Himalayas 13-12-2009 07:15 PM

    CNN-IBN finds out how global warming is a threat to Himalayan glaciers. ...
  • Terra Naomi sings to save Kashmir glacier 07-12-2009 12:42 PM

    Kashmir's main glacier, the Kalahio, is retreating at 18 pc per year. ...
  • Two-third Himalayan glaciers facing meltdown 30-11-2009 11:57 PM

    India's ice factories are disappearing fast. ...
  • Watch: Bolivia's glaciers disappearing 22-11-2009 04:29 PM

    It's hard to believe that glaciers once covered the high mountains in Bolivia. ...
  • Snow vanishing from Africa's highest mountain peak 16-11-2009 04:01 PM

    According to the scientists the peak may lose all its snow by 20 years. ...
  • Govt report on melting Kashmir glacier says all cool 10-11-2009 04:16 PM

    The Kolahoi glacier in Kashmir has shrunk 18 per cent in the last 40 years. ...
  • Global warming threatening earth's ice factories 06-06-2009 02:09 AM

    The Earth's biggest catastrophe awaits on the Himalayas. ...