Intense rainfall activity over north, northeast India from July 26 to 29: IMD
The intensity and distribution of rainfall is very likely to increase over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh with widespread rainfall activity along with isolated heavy to extremely heavy rainfall during July 26-29.
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Arctic cold blast impacting north India’s winter: Met
The polar vortex is a counterclockwise-spinning rapid current of air that prevents the frigid Arctic weather from escaping into other regions.
In India-China crisis, an India-US bonanza in view
Experts say India could finally end equivocation about openly aligning itself with the long-eager US.
North Indian states facing rain deficit
The situation is still manageable as most parts of north India received adequate rainfall in June, except in western UP where it has been one-third less than the normal this season. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects rainfall to be “subdued” in the region until at least the end of this week.
Indian government should make Tibet one of the key issues in its policies on China: Lobsang Sangay
The violence and the death of Indian jawans were unfortunate. India never shared a border with China; it’s the Indo-Tibetan border. Tibet served as a zone of peace in the form of a buffer between India and China for more than a thousand years. It is no longer the case since China’s invasion of Tibet in the 1950s.
'Go to Himalayas, we are bored of you': Jignesh Mevani to PM Modi
Continuing his tirade, Mevani claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had cheated with 8 crore youngsters by promising them jobs.
Himalayan glaciers retreating at alarming rate: Parliamentary panel
The panel has also suggested the Centre to constitute a committee of experts to formulate the guidelines to be observed while preparing the roadmap for Himalayan Eco-tourism.
Yoga Day celebrations go virtual amid COVID-19 restrictions; PM says world needs yoga more than ever
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations in India and stressed that yoga has emerged as a force for unity which goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and nations.
China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash: Indian minister
China has not said anything about any losses in the hand-to-hand combat that took place in the heavily contested Galwan Valley in the western Himalayas, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed and at least 76 injured. "If 20 were martyred on our (Indian) side, then there would have been at least double the casualties on their (China) side," V.K.Singh said.
Life and times of the man after whom Galwan river is named
The valley, in news because of the latest India-China standoff, was in the spotlight during the 1962 war as well.
Monsoon speeds up, gives boost to kharif sowing
With a boost to sowing of kharif crops, all regions of the country, except the south, have received surplus rainfall in this 11-day period.
Chardham yatra not to start till Jun 30
The priests, stakeholders and hak-hakookdharis of the four Himalayan temples -- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri -- also known as "chardham", had urged the authorities not to start the pilgrimage till June 30 in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
Mild earthquake hits Gurugram
Delhi-NCR has seen a number of mild earthquakes in the last several weeks. Scientists have warned of a major eathquake in the region.