Gujarat student youngest for Antarctica expedition Dec 08, 2017 0 149 12345 IANSNew DelhiA 13-year-old student from Ahmedabad is the youngest Indian to be selected for the prestigious annual Antarctica Expedition organised to spread awareness about the effects of climate change. Aanya is among the 80 people from across the globe to be chosen for the"Climate Force: Antarctica 2018 Expedition"scheduled to be held from February 27 to March 12, 2018 led by Sir Robert Swan -- a polar explorer. Aanya, a Class 8 student, is presently studying in Sahyadri School, Pune. The expedition would help Aanya make a change at a community and corporate level and spread awareness about the effects of climate change."I plan to bring back learning, a strong narrative, knowledge and real-time observations of climate change to build effective solutions to combat the effects in our communities in India,"said Aanya in a statement on Thursday. "I will come back being a mascot of 2041 Foundation and create awareness to build a better world. I want to promote sustainability as part of our lives,"Aanya added. In her efforts to participate in the event, Aanya has started crowdfunding through Fueladream -- a Bengaluru-based platform that allows for pooling of funds for a cause. She has already raised Rs 9,89,127 from 135 funders. Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Rajnath asks border states to be vigilant against Rohingya influx Dec 08, 2017 0 749 Rahul questions prime minister over farm loans, price of produce Dec 08, 2017 0 124 Gujarat polls a key test of Modi's popularity after economic reforms Dec 08, 2017 0 118 SC to hear plea on linking of Aadhaar card with schemes New Delhi The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear a batch of application seeking interim relief on the mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various schemes including bank accounts and mobile telephone numbers. .. Pandher, Koli held guilty in another rape-murder case Ghaziabad A CBI court here on Thursday held businessman Maninder Singh Pandher and his aide Surendra Koli guilty in the rape and murder of housemaid Anjali in 2006. Special Central Bureau of Investigation Judge PK Tiwari .. China lodges protest as Indian drone 'invades' its airspace IANS Beijing China on Thursday said an Indian drone"invaded"its airspace and crashed in the Sikkim section of the border where the two countries were locked in a 73-day military stand-off. New Delhi said the drone .. Lawyers' conduct in Babri case shameful, says Chief Justice IANS New Delhi Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday lamented the conduct of certain senior lawyers during the hearing in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case and dubbed it"shameful". Senior .. BJP candidate wins M'rashtra council bypoll IANS Mumbai Amidst speculation of cross-voting by some opposition legislators, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party nominee Prasad Lad won the by-election to Maharashtra Legislative Council here on Thursday. Securing 209 .. Kumbh Mela on Unseco list of intangible cultural heritage IANS New Delhi Kumbh Mela, the mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith, has been inscribed on the Unesco's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Intergovernmental Committee for the .. Mysterious posters project Patel as Gujarat CM IANS Ahmedabad With only two days left before Gujarat votes in the first of two-phase elections, mysterious posters have appeared in the state asking the Muslim community to vote for the Congress, projecting Ahmed Patel ..