Amritsar records 0.4 degrees as cold wave continues in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Dec 26 Amritsar city recorded a low of 0.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday as cold wave conditions prevailed across the plains of Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours.

The minimum temperatures were one to five degrees below normal at most places.

Narnaul and Hisar in Haryana…

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Fog disrupts air, rail traffic in Delhi; air quality 'severe'

New Delhi, Dec 25 :  It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing cancellation of over 300 trains.

The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained ‘severe’ for the fourth consecutive day as high humidity, low wind speed…

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Drop in mercury turns Delhi air 'severe'; may improve next week

New Delhi, Dec 24 Sharp drop in the minimum temperature caused the air quality in Delhi-NCR to turned ‘severe’ on Sunday and as per the Met it will remain so till Monday morning as such physical activities outdoors should not be encouraged.

“Overall air quality in Delhi is in…

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Rise in breast cancer leading to more ovarian cancer: Experts

New Delhi, Dec 22  Breast cancer, the leading cause of mortality among women in India, is being seen as an augmenting factor in the rise in ovarian cancer cases as well, according to medical experts.

Dr M.D. Ray, surgical oncologist at AIIMS, Delhi, says women who have been diagnosed…

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Scientists develop world-first cold storage road/rail container

London Dec 22 :  University of Birmingham experts have worked with one of the world’s biggest railway rolling stock companies to develop the first-ever shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy.

Using phase change material (PCM), Birmingham scientists and their counterparts at CRRC Shijiazhuang, in China…

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