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Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 yrs: Skymet

The pre-monsoon rainfall in the country was the second lowest in 65 years, private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said on Monday. The three-month ...

Onus on scientists to fight climate change: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice-president M. Venkaiah Naidu said it was imperative of scientists and researchers to address issues of global warming, consequent extreme weather...

IMD sent nearly 65 lakh SMS to give 'Fani' alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyc...

Pre-monsoon rainfall deficit drops to 22%

Pre-monsoon rainfall from March to May, a phenomenon vital to agriculture in several parts of the country, has recorded a deficiency of 22 per cent, ...

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6: IMD

The monsoon will hit the Kerala coast on June 6, five days after its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. ...

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 4

Monsoon is likely to arrive in Kerala on June 4, marking the official commencement of the rainy season in the country, private weather forecaster Sky...

Tar balls on Goa beaches may harm human beings: Study

The tar balls surfacing annually on Goa's beaches are home to pathogens that might be harmful to marine life and eventually to human beings through f...

Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company 'Blue Origin', announced on Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to ...

Cabinet nod to GSLV Ph-4 continuation programme

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved continuation of the ongoing GSLV programme phase-4 consisting of five rocket flights during 2021-2024. The phase...

Monsoon likely to be below normal: Skymet

Monsoon rains may be 'below normal', Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, said on Wednesday. The monsoon is likely to be 93 per cent of the ...

Sree Chitra Institute develops anti-cancer drug

The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technoloy (SCTIMST) in Thiruvananthapuram has developed an anti cancer anti-inflamatory dru...

India's first 'fulldome 3D Digital theatre' inaugurated

India's first 'fulldome 3D Digital Theatre' at the Science City in Kolkata was inaugurated by Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday.The 'ful...

India, China leading global greening effort: NASA study

India and China are leading the global greening effort, which is quite contrary to the general perception worldwide, a latest NASA study said on Mond...

Heavy snowfall augurs well for glacier, water bodies

Heavy snowfall in different parts of Uttarakhand this winter augurs well for the Gangotri glacier and water bodies in Uttarkashi district fed by the ...

Chinese scientists clones 5 gene-edited monkeys for human disease research

Scientists in China have cloned five monkeys after editing genes to induce several human diseases like Alzheimer's that they claim will help in medic...

DD Science, India Science channels launched

The Department of Science and Technology and public broadcaster Doordarshan on Tuesday launched two science channels-- DD Science and India Science, ...

Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study

Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, according to a study which provides further evidence t...

2018: A year when climate change hit closer to home

Warnings of the disastrous effects of climate change not just dominated scientific discourse but also hit uncomfortably close to home this year with ...

GSAT-11 in designated orbit: ISRO

The country's heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 has been placed in its designated geostationary orbit at an altitude of about 36,000 km after ...

Antarctic Ozone hole is healing: IIT Kharagpur study

  A research team of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur have come up with new data "confirming" that the Antarctic Ozone hole is on a ...

World's last wilderness may vanish due to human activity: Study

The world's last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing due to human activities, according to a study which found that between 1993 and 2009 an ar...

IPCC report: India to be highly impacted, says CSE

The IPCC climate change report makes it clear that the world will witness greater sea level rise, higher frequency of droughts and floods, and heatwa...

President to inaugurate IISF-2018 on Oct 6

The fourth edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in Lucknow on October 6, Union min...

Kerala to get cyclone warning centre

In the wake of tropical cyclones and severe weather events in Kerala and Karnataka coasts, the Centre has proposed to set up a Cyclone Warning Centre...

Deficient rain in 1/4th of country: IMD data

With the four-month rainy season almost halfway through, the rainfall deficiency in the eastern part of India, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand, has...

Future smartphone circuits may be printed like newspapers: Scientists

A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic ...

IIT scientists create mini-organs that mimic hair growth

Scientists from IIT Delhi have developed a silk-based hydrogel that emulates the process of hair growth, an advance that may help screen novel drugs ...

Century's longest lunar eclipse on July 27-28

A total lunar eclipse will occur on July 27-28 with a totality duration of 1 hour 43 minutes, the longest in this century, the Ministry of Earth Scie...

China launches two satellites for Pakistan

China successfully launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan, marking the first international commercial launch for the Long March-2C rocke...

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year

Lightning, thunderstorm claim 19 lives in Bihar

Monsoon to be 'near normal': IMD

Heatwave deaths to rise steadily by 2080: Study

App for Mumbai weather forecast launched

Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 yrs: Skymet

Pre-monsoon rainfall deficit drops to 22%

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6: IMD

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 4