Daily Archives: May 24, 2010

GIS-based monitoring of pollution in UP, India

BY the end of this year, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) will start with monitoring the pollution status of the industries across the state with the help of a Geographical Information System (GIS) being designed with the help … Continue reading

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57 ancient tombs with mummies unearthed in Egypt

Archeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which hold an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities said . The oldest tombs date back to around 2750 B.C. during the period of … Continue reading

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