With historically high temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 F), scientists from Denmark’s Meteorological Institute said the Greenland ice sheet ended July with a net mass loss of 197 Gigatones from the beginning of the month. The highest daily total of the melt season was registered on July 31 with 11 Gigatones of mass loss, which equals over 10 billions tons of ice melted in 24 hours.
आँखों से छलकती ख़ुशियाँ जब,
पीछे छुपे ग़म को ढक लेतीं हैं ….
धूप-छांव, धुँध-धुआँ और
बे-वजह मुस्कुराहट भरी
रिश्वतों के पीछे.
कुछ पल जश्न मना लेते हैं…..
India has fallen in the global GDP rankings to the position of the seventh-largest economy in the world, according to World Bank data. India was overtaken by the United Kingdom and France in 2018, after having edged past them in 2017.
GDP figures for 2018 (in US dollars):