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Scientists confirm ice exists at Moon’s poles

Scientists say they have confirmed the existence of ice on the Moon’s surface for the first time, a discovery that could one day help humans survive there. Signs of ice on the Moon have been reported by scientists for years, but previous observations could have been explained by other phenomena, such as unusually reflective lunar…

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Four DJs organise parties in Karachi where ecstasy, other drugs are supplied: police

KARACHI: Four DJs organise dance parties in the city where ice, ecstasy and other drugs are supplied to party-goers, according to police.  Party-goers in Karachi are issued invites to dance parties on social media. SAMAA TV obtained a footage that was filmed by a suspect at his house in Defence. The suspect drugged women and…

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Alarming: Online sale of narcotics in Karachi

Youth of Karachi face yet another menace i.e. online sale of narcotics. Some people involved in the racket on social media have been discovered recently. The racket with girls also on board sells illegal drugs including Crystal and Ice in different areas of the city including Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Defence, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Defence and Clifton. Watch more here….

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Niagara Falls is not actually frozen!

NEWS DESK: Many marveled at the wonderment of Niagara Falls freezing when the temperature dipped earlier this week. The temperature drop created a visual display of ice formations, mini glaciers and frozen mist at the popular tourist attraction. But with its constant movement of the raging Niagara River between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, is…

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Niagara Falls: Here’s how the site looks like when frozen

(Note: This piece was written by Kristin Amico in Niagara Falls and published by The Independent) NEWS DESK: When even the heartiest souls in Western New York hear a weather forecast for unseasonably cold, arctic air, they head straight indoors and sit by a fire. When I see the near-record low temperatures on New Year’s…

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Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet

NEWS DESK: Scientists have uncovered the largest volcanic region on Earth – two kilometres below the surface of the vast ice sheet that covers west Antarctica. The project, by Edinburgh University researchers, has revealed almost 100 volcanoes – with the highest as tall as the Eiger, which stands at almost 4,000 metres in Switzerland. Geologists…

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Deadliest drug addiction begins to prey youths in Peshawar

Youths of Peshawar are increasingly succumbing to the addiction of the most lethal narcotic addition. The drug is popularly known as ‘Ice’ that is getting popular mostly among the educated people. Watch this video report by Fayyaz Ahmed.

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Polar bear goes wild in a pool of ice

Zookeepers treated Nora the polar bear cub with an ice pool and toys to play with after she was placed in quarantine at the Oregon Zoo. The little cub goes wild with joy and can’t seem to get enough of the cool. Watch the ridiculously cute video here.

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Ice may have caused AirAsia crash

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia: Weather was the “triggering factor” in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 with icing likely causing engine damage, Indonesia's meteorological agency said. Divers found another body Sunday during a momentary respite from bad weather that has hampered rescue efforts. The Airbus A320-200 crashed into the Java Sea a week ago carrying 162…

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Helicopter rescue begins for passengers stuck in Antarctic ice

SYDNEY: A Chinese helicopter has reached a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days and is beginning to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader said on Thursday.The helicopter from the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon will take all the passengers from the ice-bound Akademik…

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Trapped ship passengers set to ring in New Year in Antarctic ice

SYDNEY: Fog and heavy snow mean passengers on a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for over a week are likely to ring in the New Year trapped in the ice, as a rescue helicopter on a nearby Chinese ship waits for the weather to clear.The helicopter on board the Snow Dragon will be used after…

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Career first, children later: Taiwan women put their eggs on ice

HSINCHU: Caught between traditional expectations and career pressures, working women in Taiwan are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs at fertility clinics as they postpone marriage and motherhood.Women play a big part in Taiwan's workforce, trailing only New Zealand and Australia for female employment among 14 countries in Asia, a recent report by MasterCard showed.A…

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Scientists make 1st 3D map of Antarctic sea ice

SYDNEY: Scientists have produced the first three dimensional map of the surface beneath Antarctic sea ice, helping them better understand the impact of climate change on Antarctica.The team of scientists from eight countries have used a robot submarine to chart a frozen and inverted world of mountains and valleys, allowing accurate measurements of the crucial…

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NATO supply: Pak-US engaged in breaking the ice

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: A breakthrough on the NATO supply line issue is likely within couple of days as authorities from Pakistan and US have started crucial talks to end the six-month long blockade of supplies for foreign troops in Afghanistan, SAMAA reports. Sources said both the countries may ink an accord on the NATO supply line,…

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Glacier theft: Chile police recover stolen ice

SANTIAGO: Police on Monday were investigating a criminal gang that allegedly stole blocks of ice from the Jorge Montt Glacier in southern Chile.Agents with Chile’s National Forest Service filed a legal complaint claiming that ice was being stolen from the glacier, located in the Chilean Patagonia region some 1,700 kilometers south of the capital Santiago.Police…

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Ice, lassi in use to beat heatwave

Ghayasud Din sheds light on usage of ice and lassi amidst surging heatwave in Karachi.

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Ice, inflation, hot weather

Farwah Shamshad from Lahore reports on sale of ice, inflation and hot weather.

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