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Centre to buy aircraft worth Rs 250 cr for weather forecast

By Navneet Mishra (IANS) The government is planning to use more hi-tech methods for accurate weather forecast. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said there is...

‘Think about our future’, 12-year-old climate activist writes to PM Modi

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) On the occasion of the first 'International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies', a 12-year-old environmental activist wrote...

Monsoon covers entire country nearly two weeks early: IMD

New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) The Southwest Monsoon has covered the entire country nearly two weeks ahead of its schedule, the India Meteorological Department...

India to witness annular solar eclipse on June 21

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Earth Sciences on Tuesday said that an annular solar eclipse will occur on June 21 and...

After ”Amphan”, another low-pressure system forming in Bay of Bengal

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department on Friday forecast that another low-pressure system could form in the Bay of Bengal by...

‘Nisarga’ to make landfall near Alibag, 33 teams of NDRF deployed

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The deep depression in the Arabian Sea strengthened into a cyclonic storm ''Nisarga'' on Tuesday morning and will make...

Monsoon hits Kerala, red alert in Kozhikode

Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (PTI) With the Southwest monsoon setting in over Kerala on Monday, several parts of the state received heavy to very heavy...

Maharashtra will be most affected by Cyclone ‘Nisarga’: IMD

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Cyclonic storm ''Nisarga'' will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, more than Gujarat and other neighbouring states,...

Respite from heat wave likely for Delhi till June 2: IMD

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) For the last few days Delhi and other states of north India have been experiencing extreme heat wave conditions...

Heatwave intensifies, Churu in Raj sizzles at 50-degree Celsius

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Heatwave conditions intensified in most parts of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-degree...

”Amphan” intensifies into super cyclone: IMD

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department on Monday said that extremely severe cyclonic storm "Amphan" over the west and central parts...

Depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm: IMD

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday that the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified...

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Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from...

BJP’s oldest ally Akali Dal quits NDA over ‘black laws’

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on...

NCB seizes phones of Deepika, Rakul, Simone, Karishma in drugs case

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which quizzed Bollywood actors Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, her former manager Karishma Prakash, and...

RBI to retain lending rates, accommodative stance, say experts

By Rohit Vaid (IANS) Persistently high inflation fanned in part due to supply side disruptions along with seasonal factors will deter the Reserve Bank...

I am surprised Sanju Samson is not representing India in all formats, says Warne

Dubai, Sep 27 (PTI) Spin legend Shane Warne on Saturday expressed his "surprise" that wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson is not playing for India across formats.Samson...

Gill stars as clinical KKR thrash SRH by 7 wkts

Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS/GloFans) Opener Shubhman Gill's unbeaten 70-run knock along with Eoin Morgan's 42 not out guided Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to...

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Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He was 82."Major Jaswant Singh (Retd), former Cabinet Minister, passed away at 6.55 a.m. today. He was admitted...

Self-sufficient in defence linked to ‘self-respect’, ‘sovereignty’ of country: Rajnath

New Delhi, Sep 27 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said a country that depends on imports for its military equipment can never be strong and asserted that being self-sufficient in the defence sector is linked to "self-respect" and "sovereignty".India...

BJP’s oldest ally Akali Dal quits NDA over ‘black laws’

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on Saturday night unanimously decided to pull out of the BJP-led NDA alliance because of the Centre's stubborn...

NCB seizes phones of Deepika, Rakul, Simone, Karishma in drugs case

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which quizzed Bollywood actors Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, her former manager Karishma Prakash, and fashion designer Simone Khambatta on Friday and Saturday in connection with the drugs case related to the...

Gill stars as clinical KKR thrash SRH by 7 wkts

Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS/GloFans) Opener Shubhman Gill's unbeaten 70-run knock along with Eoin Morgan's 42 not out guided Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their first win this IPL season as they outsmarted SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets with two...

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Depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm: IMD

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday that the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified...

IMD issuing bulletin for regions in PoK’s Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that it has been issuing weather bulletin for regions in Pakistan-occupied...

Monsoon covers entire country nearly two weeks early: IMD

New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) The Southwest Monsoon has covered the entire country nearly two weeks ahead of its schedule, the India Meteorological Department...

‘Nisarga’ to make landfall near Alibag, 33 teams of NDRF deployed

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The deep depression in the Arabian Sea strengthened into a cyclonic storm ''Nisarga'' on Tuesday morning and will make...

Study suggests climate change affects ability of soil to absorb water

Washington DC, Sept 22 (ANI): Climate change not only has catastrophic effects on coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health but is also largely...

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RBI to retain lending rates, accommodative stance, say experts

By Rohit Vaid (IANS) Persistently high inflation fanned in part due to supply side disruptions along with seasonal factors will deter the Reserve Bank...

Online grocery to become $18bn industry in India by 2024: Report

Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) As companies from Reliance to Amazon put their top dollar in serving daily grocery at your doorstep, a new report...

Jio partners with AeroMobile for in-flight mobile connectivity

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Reliance Jio has partnered with Panasonic Avionics Corporation's subsidiary, AeroMobile, to launch India's first in-flight services for 'JioPostpaid Plus' users.In...

S&P affirms India’s sovereign ratings to ‘BBB-‘ with stable long-term outlook

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Global ratings agency S&P affirmed India's unsolicited foreign and local currency sovereign ratings with a stable long-term outlook.Consequently, the...

CBDT launches faceless income tax appeals

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Friday launched the Centre's much-publicised reform measure of faceless income tax...

Sensex ends 6-day losing streak with 835-point surge

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bargain hunting and positive cues from the Asian markets lifted the Indian stock market on Friday as it ended its...

Technology

Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...

Samsung launches new charging devices for mobile gadgets

Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has launched two new charging accessories for mobile devices in South Korea.Samsung's new Wireless Charger Trio can charge...

Google Pay doesn’t share customer transaction data with 3rd party: Google

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) Google on Friday said Google Pay does not share customer transaction data with any third party outside the payments...

To reduce fake content, Twitter to launch ‘read before you retweet’ prompt

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To help promote informed discussion and reduce spread of fake, harmful content, Twitter will very soon launch a new prompt...

New Amazon Echo Show 10 moves screen directly to face you

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amazon on Thursday introduced Echo Show 10 that will make video calling more enjoyable as the screen moves as you...

New malware Alien can steal credentials from 226 Android apps

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Cyber security researchers have found a new Trojan malware named Alien that can steal credentials from 226 Android apps...

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Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He...

Self-sufficient in defence linked to ‘self-respect’, ‘sovereignty’ of country: Rajnath

New Delhi, Sep 27 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said a country that depends on imports for its military equipment can never...

BJP’s oldest ally Akali Dal quits NDA over ‘black laws’

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on...

Uma Bharti, Ram Madhav among key leaders dropped from BJP’s office-bearers list

New Delhi, Sep 26 (PTI) With several BJP leaders making way for fresh faces in the new list of the party''s national office-bearers announced...

Delhi air to worsen in next 3 days, thanks to stubble burning

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) It's that time of the year in Punjab-Haryana-NCR.Amid the protests over farm Bills, Punjab farmers are back at burning...

Will Govt have 80,000 crores available over the next one year?, saks Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rs 80,000 crore will be the cost of vaccinating everyone in India with the Covid-19 vaccine whenever it is...