Monday, October 21, 2019


North-east monsoon sets in over south India

The much awaited north east monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall to Tamil Nadu set in across south India on Wednesday, the regional weather off...

Monsoon starts withdrawing after delay of over one month

The south-west monsoon started its retreat on Wednesday, marking the longest recorded delay in withdrawal of the four-month long rainfall season, the...

ISRO releases pictures of moon surface taken by camera on Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the pictures of the moon surface clicked by the Orbiter High Resolution Camera (OHRC) moun...

Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief

ISRO Chairman K. Sivan said a plan is being worked out for moon mission in future, after Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 had a hard landing.He said th...

DRDO hands over new-gen wargaming software to Navy

The DRDO on Monday handed over to the Navy a new-generation wargaming software, aimed at creating an environment that would enable the Maritime Warfa...

Excess rainfall in half of India in August: IMD

Nearly half of the country received excess rainfall in August, which recorded 15 per cent more precipitation than normal, according to data shared by...

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...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

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

North-east monsoon sets in over south India

Monsoon starts withdrawing after delay of over one month

Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief

DRDO hands over new-gen wargaming software to Navy

Excess rainfall in half of India in August: IMD

Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief

'Chandrayaan 2' a learning experience: NASA engineer

Lander 'Vikram' located on Lunar surface: ISRO chief

Communications from lander 'Vikram' lost: ISRO

Moon lander separation successful: ISRO

India should embrace 5G technology soon: NITI Aayog CEO

California unveils early warning earthquake app

Netflix's U.S subscriber growth is slowing down

Ola unveils self-drive car-sharing service 'Ola Drive'

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra

10.2-inch iPad 2019 now on sale in India