Monthly archives: April 2015

Know how much paper needed to print entire internet!

London: Ever thought how much paper is needed to print the entire internet? Well, two UK scientists have calculated it for you!   According to UK scientists you may need 136 billion sheets of standard 8-by-11 paper to get the whole internet printed!   George Harwood and Evangeline Walker, students at the University of Leicester in the UK, made use of the English version of Wikipedia as an example of […]

Want to remove that song stuck to your head? Chew gum!

London: Chewing gum can help divert mind from unwanted thoughts, suggests a new study. Many a times we find it hard to get rid of a song stuck to our head. It generally happens this way, the first song that we hear or start singing in the morning remains on our mind throughout the day. No matter how hard we try or which-so-ever situation we get into, we unknowingly and […]

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

LONDON: There is still time to save lives — that’s why governments and aid agencies on Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.   UN spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing the spread of disease is one of the most important tasks facing aid workers who are arriving.   “There are 14 international medical teams on the way […]

66 lakh people affected in Nepal earthquake: United Nations

Kathmandu:  Nearly 66 lakh people in Nepal have been affected by the devastating earthquake, the United Nations office in Kathmandu said on Sunday.   The earthquake triggered an avalanche in the Mount Everest area, burying parts of the Everest base camp.”Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the monsoon fast approaching,” said the UN.   The United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office and other UN agencies will work under the […]

Clamorworld-Exclusive: Understanding The Cause Of Earthquake In Nepal

                                                                                It is day two after Saturday’s devastating earthquake crippled normal life across Nepal. Measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale and with more than 1800 people dead, it was the worst […]

Family mistake polar bear on the loose for a 'big shaggy dog',

A couple out shopping had a close encounter when they mistook a polar bear for a shaggy-looking dog. Clayton Waterman, 58 and his wife Doreen were travelling to the bank in Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada, to stop at when they saw the furry-figure walking in the same direction as their car along the road. Turning to his wife, Clayton said, “Doreen, look at the big shaggy dog”. But as they […]

Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake

Nepal’s devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming. Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a repeat of the 1934 temblor that leveled this city. They knew they were racing the clock, but they didn’t know when […]

Strong tremors felt across North and East India as 7.9 Magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

New Delhi:  More than 35 person were killed in India after strong tremors were felt across North and East India following a massive earthquake of 7.9 intensity hitting Nepal today.   Two persons were killed in barabanki of UP while 25 others have died in Bihar and three in North Bengal.   As many as 1500 people were killed in a major earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday, a Nepalese […]


Watch: IIT Delhi boys' hilarious parody of Miami Dolphins cheerleaders' 'Call me Maybe' video

  What happens when a bunch of guys from IIT Delhi decide to impersonate an internationally known group of cheerleaders on YouTube? The shirtless students actually manage to make a hilarious spoof on the bikini-clad cheerleaders! Carly Rae Jepsen’s 2012 hit Call Me Maybe spawned a YouTube meme of people filming themselves lipsynching to the song. From the USA 2012 Olympic Swimming Team to US Marines in Afghanistan, everyone wanted […]

Every second home has a factory

NEW DELHI: Moti Nagar’s Sudarshan Park area is a hub of illegal fan-making factories. Almost every second house has a factory operating from it and all have managed to evade the eye of authorities who are now busy passing the buck. Balmiki Mohalla, where the incident happened, has at least 10 big factories. They are all on the ground floor while families live in the upper storeys. These factories have […]