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IT and AUTOMOBILE companies hit by Chennai rains


CHENNAI: Software exporters running a big portion of their technology development and delivery from Chennai kept critical resources in their offices on Tuesday and safely transported home scores of dispensable hands as heavy rains pounded the southern metropolis on Tuesday morning. The routine is a repeat of the drill during ...

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Very large volcanic eruptions could lead to ice sheet instability


Massive volcanic eruptions could cause localised warming that might destabilise some of the world's biggest ice sheets, according to new research from Durham University. Scientists investigated links between very large volcanic eruptions and polar temperatures during the last Ice Age. Their findings suggest that some periods of Antarctic warming between ...

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