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ice maidens: british army team become first women to cross antarctica




a group of british army soldiers has become the first all-female expedition to trek across antarctica on foot.major nicola wetherill, major natalie taylor, captain zanna baker, lieutenant jenni stephenson and reservists major sandy hennis and lance sergeant sophie montagne arrived at hercules inlet ...



polar explorer abandons solo antarctic quest amid - ferocious' conditions - enfi




ben saunders was forced to cancel his trip when he arrived at the south pole on thursday british polar explorer ben saunders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross antarctica unassisted after "ferocious" conditions left him without enough food to complete his journey. mr saunders, 40, attempt...



presstv-australian scientists planning antarctica runway




scientists in australia have decided to expand their access to antarctica by building a new runway which will be accessible by plane throughout the year. demand for year-round access to east antarctica is growing not just for australia but nearby stations like china, india and russia. if it's develo...



indian army crosses loc, kill 3 pak soldiers




in what may be yet another surgical strike, indian army soldiers crossed the line of control and killed three pakistani soldiers belonging to the 12 division of the baluch regiment of the pakistan army in the early hours of monday.a fourth pakistani soldier was injured in what army sources described...



ten things you need to know today: monday 11 dec 2017




the highest mountain in british territory is not mt jackson in antarctica, as previously thought, but its neighbour, mt hope, researchers say. hope is 10,627ft, more than twice the height of the highest peak of the british isles, ben nevis. the british antarctic survey re-measured the peak with mode...



study finds massive volcano range hidden in antarctica's ice




due to the ice sheets that cover its terrain, geologists have found it extremely difficult to study antarctica for signs of volcanic systems. to overcome the obstacles posed by nature, the team of scientists remotely surveyed the underside of the ice using a digital elevation model known as bedmap 2...



badly wounded british pm theresa may vows to soldier on




london: british prime minister theresa may has temporarily shored up her support within her party, and is determined she will lead a minority conservative government.incredible footage of antarctica's tallest mountainvideo duration02:13previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:01may: conservatives wi...



ten things you need to know today: monday 11 dec 2017




the highest mountain in british territory is not mt jackson in antarctica, as previously thought, but its neighbour mt hope, researchers have announced. hope is 10,627ft, more than twice the height of the highest peak of the british isles, ben nevis. the british antarctic survey remeasured the peak ...



women to be allowed in combat role in army, says gen bipin rawat




in a transformational move, the indian army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally. army chief gen bipin rawat said the process to allow women in the combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially, w...



british girls fight hard for medal haul at yr europeans




after yesterday’s dramatic cross-country dayat the young rider european eventing championshipsin millstreet, ireland, the british team fought hard to come away with individual silver and team bronze medals.alex kennedy (pictured top) added nothing to her dressage score of 41.3 to take home the ind...



army kills 138 pak soldiers in 2017 in tactical ops




the indian army killed 138 pakistan army personnel in 2017 in tactical operations and retaliatory cross-border firings along the line of control (loc) in jammu and kashmir, government intelligence sources said today.the indian army lost 28 soldiers during the same period along the loc, the sources s...



more 'losers' than 'winners' predicted for southern ocean seafloor animals




corals found in the southern ocean. credit: cath wallera new study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around antarctica reveals there will be more 'losers' than 'winners' over the next century as the antarctic seafloor warms. the results are published in the journal nature climate change...



women can serve in territorial army, rules delhi hc




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: a women contingent of indian army marching down the rajpath during rehearsal for republic day parade (file picture)/photo: uni on the pil alleging discrimination against women in the recruitment for the territorial army (ta), the delhi ...



t-ara vs. liam payne: fan army face-off 2017




it's finally here: the final round of fan army face-off is on until aug. 30! this year, our two armies battling it out for fan army championship are seasoned veterans t-ara's #queens and newcomer liam payne. this face-off is sure to be an interesting one indeed. both armies had to beat out some to...



british bobsledders crowdfund their winter olympic dreams




with the winter olympics just five months away a number of british women bobsledders have turned to crowdfunding following the british bobsleigh & skeleton association’s decision to cuts its budget.see related olympic chiefs dismiss pyeongchang 2018 security fearsteam gb bobsledder mica mcneill t...



loss of over rs 80 cr due to suspension of cross-loc trade for 16 weeks




suspension of cross-loc trade between jammu and kashmir and pakistan-occupied kashmir (pok) for the last 16 weeks has resulted in a loss of over rs 80 crore, an official said on tuesday.trade across the line of control (loc) was suspended on july 11 after heavy firing and shelling from the pakistani...



army crosses loc again, kills three pak soldiers




the army's ghatak commandos on monday crossed the line of control in an area near poonch in jammu & kashmir to strike at a temporary camp of the pakistani army, killing three soldiers and injuring one.the indian commandos went nearly 300 metres inside pakistan territory to avenge the killing of four...



britain seize team gold position




great britain has moved into gold position following valiant cross-country riding from all team members today at the european eventing championships in strzegom.nicola wilson (bulana), tina cook (billy the red) and ros canter (allstar b) all jumped clear around rudiger schwarz’s 30-fence cross-cou...



pakistan warned from abetting infiltration




india on monday sternly asked pakistan to desist from encouraging terrorists and aid cross border infiltration if it wants to restore peace along the border.this was conveyed by lt gen a k bhatt, india army’s director general of military operations to his pakistani counterpart maj gen sahir shamsh...



teleconnection between the tropical pacific and antarctica




the higher the seawater temperature in the tropical pacific, the more likely ice breakup will occur in east antarctica, according to a hokkaido university researcher.



army foils bat attack along loc in kashmir




army on tuesday foiled a border action team (bat) attack by pakistan along the line of control (loc) in keran sector of north kashmir's kupwara district.sources said seven to eight armed terrorists suspected to be backed by pakistan’s border action team (bat) attacked an army post near gutthur in ...



indian army kills three pakistani soldiers along loc




the indian army has killed three pakistani soldiers during cross-border firing along the line of control (loc) in jammu and kashmir's rawlakot sector, army sources said on tuesday.the firing, seen as a retaliation to the killing of four army personnel, took place around 6 pm on monday.one pakistani ...



more 'losers' than 'winners' predicted for southern ocean seafloor animals




a new study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around antarctica reveals there will be more 'losers' than 'winners' over the next century as the antarctic seafloor warms. the results are published in the journal nature climate change this week (monday 4 september).a team at british antar...



‘why can’t married women get a chance for training in the army?’




above: an indian lady army officer explaining about improvised explosive during joint military exercise between india and russia in rajasthan (file picture). photo: uni an interesting case has landed in front of the delhi high court bench of acting chief justice gita mittal and justice c hari shanka...



theresa may's minority uk government agrees confidence and supply deal with dup




british prime minister theresa may's office says northern ireland's democratic unionist party has agreed to support her minority government on an informal basis in parliament, the press association reported late on saturday.the dup agreed to supporting to the government on a "confidence and supply" ...