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Delhi weather worsens: cold breeze and dense fog in capital; temperatures drop across North India

The MeT attributed the cold conditions to cyclonic circulation that lies over Iran & neighborhood between 3.1 and 5.8 km above mean sea level. Gradual fall in minimum temperatures by 2-3°C is expected most likely over east India during next 2-3 days.

Another thunderstorm hits Delhi, weather department issues warning for the next 72 hours

Strong winds, accompanied by dust, lashed the city. This comes after the deadly storm on May 13-14 claimed over 80 lives across five states in the country.

Flight operations hit due to bad Delhi weather

Dense fog disrupted flight operations at the IGI Airport here this morning with 40 flights delayed and four others cancelled.

Delhi weather helps the NDM-1 superbug thrive

The rate at which the NDM-1 gene is copied and transferred between different bacteria was highest at 30°C - a temperature common in Delhi.

SC liquor ban: Manohar Parrikar wants some relaxations for Goa

"India is a vast country...Goa is a tourist state, we need some relaxations. But I am not going to denotify highways," Parrikar said at an event.

2015 saw erratic weather conditions

"2015 was recorded as the hottest year," India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Laxman Singh Rathore said.

Excited to create India's own space shuttle: ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar

ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said that the objective of Reusable Launch Vehicle is to lower the cost of access to space.

Hot, humid conditions prevail in north India

Weather remained hot and humid across north India today though day temperatures dipped marginally in many areas due to western disturbances.

Heat wave claims 41 more lives in Andhra Pradesh, nationwide toll at 2248

Torrid weather conditions continued to prevail in several parts of the country today, claiming 41 more lives in worst-hit Andhra Pradesh since yesterday as the nationwide death toll mounted to 2248.

Skymet predicts below-normal rainfall in north after July 24

A short break in rains during July is conducive for the kharif crop, particularly paddy, cotton and oilseeds.

IMD launches weather application for smartphones, tablet

The weather office today launched an application that enables smartphone and tablet computer users access near-real time weather-related information in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Global scientists predict normal monsoon rainfall in India this year

Forecasters from US, Japan & Europe see a 50-60% chance for the El Niño phenomenon to emerge during summer, but don’t expect that to cause major worries for India.

India-born designer Bibhu Mohapatra hopes to design for PM Modi soon

I would want to make something for the Prime Minister. It would be really special and meaningful and I would definitely want to design for him- Bibhu Mohapatra

Skymet raises $4.5 million to better R&D services

Weather forecasting company Skymet Weather Services raised $4.5 million from a consortium of investors led by Asia Pacific.

700 DTC buses break down every day in Delhi

"We are working with the manufacturers to ensure the number of break downs come down," said DTC chief Debashree Mukherjee.

Miraculous escape for Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda, 5 others in helicopter crash

Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda today suffered injuries in a helicopter accident at the Birsa Munda Airport here today.

West spreading El Nino rumours: India Meteorological Department

Weather scientists from Australia to the US are seeing ominous signs of a ‘monster El Nino’ but Met dept insists there’s no cause for panic.

What tourism minister Chiranjeevi stands to gain from a culinary school in Tirupati

"The next generation of my family, my son, nephews, are all in films. I don't think I will do movies anymore."

Through the third eye

Last year, it was the then home minister P Chidambaram’s political management skills that came under scanner when Anna Hazare & Co.

Through the Third Eye

Strange as it may sound, the BJP is yet to file a police complaint seeking an investigation into the recent theft of Rs 2.6 crore from the party HQ in Delhi.

Deep in debt, Air India chairman Arvind Jadhav has to keep AI afloat and face growing distrust of employees

Air India is saddled with debt of Rs 40,000 crore, Rs 19,000 crore of which are working capital loans. Accumulated losses have burgeoned to Rs 13,000 crore.

Prefer large gilt portfolios; may give as good returns as equities: Ajay Srivastava, Dimensions Consulting

"I am not a great negative person because I am equity guy by nature. I do not like debt"

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