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Data shows July equaled or surpassed hottest month: UN chief

The latest data from the World Meteorological Organization shows the month of July "at least equaled if not surpassed the hottest month in recorded h...

Normal monsoon likely in Aug, Sept: IMD

Monsoon is expected to be normal in August and September, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast for the second half of the four-mo...

New freshwater fish species discovered in Kerala

A new freshwater fish species has been discovered in Kerala, a state blessed with freshwater resources, scientists said in Kochi.This fish belonging ...

Indian scientists discover 28 new stars in Milky Way

Scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) here have discovered 28 new variable stars in the Milky Way galaxy....

Govt considering capital infusion in BSNL

The government is taking steps to make public sector BSNL more competitive and these include upgradation of technology and capital infusion, Rajya Sa...

Increased rainfall activity from July 19 in Maharashtra: IMD

An increased rainfall activity over South Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha has been predicted by IMD from July 19 onwards.In a late night ...

80 city-centric plans coming soon to make earth green, sky blue again: Minister

Eighty city-centric action plans will be launched soon in line with the budget's focus on making 'the earth green and the sky blue again', Union Mini...

Power discoms issue 'monsoon advisory'

Power discoms have issued a 'monsoon advisory' for its consumers to ensure their safety and prevent accidents and outages during the rainy season. A ...

Govt's science departments see marginal hike in Budget

The Ministry of Earth Sciences has been earmarked Rs 1,901 crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20, a hike of Rs 101 crore in comparison to the fund...

Cisco to set up Village Knowledge Centres in Kerala

Cisco would build an Agri-Digital Infrastructure (ADI) Platform and set up Village Knowledge Centers (VKCs) in Kerala's Kannur district for knowledge...

IMD declares onset of south-west monsoon for Mumbai

The IMD on Tuesday declared onset of the south-west monsoon for Mumbai where besides extreme humidity the prospect of another water cut is looming la...

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 ...

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

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

Monsoon to be 'near normal': IMD

Heatwave deaths to rise steadily by 2080: Study

App for Mumbai weather forecast launched

Twitter service faces outage in India

Huawei dismisses new suspension of 'unjust' U.S ban

U.S gives Huawei 90-day reprieve on ban

Apple will spend 'vast sums' in U.S, says Trump

TRAI to review broadcast tariff rules