Different cultures have attributed their spectacular light show to fire breathing dragons, dancing gods and ghostly clans at war.

New research, however, has found that the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, are powered by giant electrical tornadoes spinning at more than a million miles an hour and stretching thousands of miles into space.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday tried to strike a balance between the apprehended side-effects of genetically modified seeds and foodgrains and the highincidence of hunger and poverty in India.

Residents File PIL Against Memorial
Megha Suri & Neha Lalchandani

San Francisco: Californians could soon be powering their homes, and no doubt their hot tubs, from a space-based solar electricity programme.

The plan by the state

New York: Failed investment bank Lehman Brothers sits not only on toxic subprime mortgage loans but also toxic nuclear stockpile.

According to reports, the bankrupt bank holds up to 450,000 pounds of uranium

Atlanta: Traces of a chemical used in rocket fuel were found in samples of powdered baby formula, and could exceed what

Doctors Baffled As There

New Delhi: After helping clean up the air in Delhi and Mumbai, flagship gas utility GAIL now plans to pump Rs 1,000 crore into greening the highways by setting up 2,000 CNG (compressed natural gas) stations along major routes, even as it is chasing a target of wheeling about 95 million tonnes of natural gas to fire up industries around the country.

Energy production of all types

Faces Fine From Central Government As States Delay Environmental Clearances