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How to protect your skin from winter rains

05 Dec 2019

How to protect your skin from winter rains

Winters are harsh for your skin. And, they become even more problematic if it rains.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

19 Aug 2019

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

Five tips to keep your leather items safe in monsoon

12 Aug 2019

Five tips to keep your leather items safe in monsoon

The monsoon is here.

Five ways to remove musty smell from clothes during monsoon

08 Aug 2019

Five ways to remove musty smell from clothes during monsoon

The monsoon is here.

Be monsoon-ready, arm yourself with these 7 essential accessories

05 Aug 2019

Be monsoon-ready, arm yourself with these 7 essential accessories

The monsoon is here.

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

01 Aug 2019

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

Monsoon: Health tips to lose weight

29 Jul 2019

Monsoon: Health tips to lose weight

The monsoon is here.

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

26 Jul 2019

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.

Health tips to follow during the seasonal weather change period

26 Jul 2019

Health tips to follow during the seasonal weather change period

The monsoon is here.

Fashion tips for the monsoon season

25 Jul 2019

Fashion tips for the monsoon season

The monsoon is here.

Five food items to avoid during monsoon

21 Jul 2019

Five food items to avoid during monsoon

Although the monsoon is sure to offer some much-needed respite from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

Five health precautions to take during the rainy season

19 Jul 2019

Five health precautions to take during the rainy season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed respite from the scorching summer heat, it could be a tricky time for your health.

#HealthBytes: Six healthy foods for the rainy season

17 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: Six healthy foods for the rainy season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

Health Bytes: Six must-have foods during the monsoon season

06 Jul 2019

Health Bytes: Six must-have foods during the monsoon season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

Common skin issues in monsoon, and their cure

05 Jul 2019

Common skin issues in monsoon, and their cure

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

30 Jun 2019

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

Summer vacation for school students in Delhi has been extended by a week in view of the heatwave conditions in the national capital.

Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

30 Jun 2019

Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

After having faced much criticism over the Rs. 3,000cr splurge, the controversial Statue of Unity in Gujarat has drawn the public's ire yet again.

Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

24 Jun 2019

Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

More than half of India is staring at a drought-like situation and no one seems to be taking concrete steps to ward off this problem.

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

19 Jun 2019

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.

Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon

17 Jun 2019

Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon

The monsoon is almost here!

Dengue to spread due to global-warming: Precautions you must take

13 Jun 2019

Dengue to spread due to global-warming: Precautions you must take

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral infection has rapidly spread over the past couple of decades.

Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala

08 Jun 2019

Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala

After a week's delay, monsoons hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, India Meteorological Department announced. The event marks the official arrival of India's four-month-long monsoon season.

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

14 May 2019

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Tuesday predicted that the Southwest Monsoon this year is likely to hit the Southern Kerala coast on 4 June, making a timely onset.

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

08 Feb 2019

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan has launched a protest demanding the implementation of the 5% quota in jobs and education as promised by the state government.

NE monsoon hits parts of South, to expand in 24hrs

01 Nov 2018

NE monsoon hits parts of South, to expand in 24hrs

The northeast monsoon has set in over parts of South India from today and would expand in the next 24 hours, regional weather office said.

Punjab issues red alert in view of heavy rain

24 Sep 2018

Punjab issues red alert in view of heavy rain

Punjab government today issued a "red alert" in the wake of heavy rain in the state and has asked district authorities to maintain vigil, an official said.

Delhi's air-quality turns 'good' for second time this year: CPCB

22 Sep 2018

Delhi's air-quality turns 'good' for second time this year: CPCB

Delhi's air quality turned "good", for the second time this year due to the persistent monsoon that washed away pollutants from the air.

IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall

20 Sep 2018

IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new statistical model which can be used to predict variability and trends in rainfall over different climate regions of India.

Twelve more killed and fourteen injured in Uttar Pradesh rains

04 Sep 2018

Twelve more killed and fourteen injured in Uttar Pradesh rains

Twelve more people were killed and fourteen injured in overnight rain-related incidents in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said on Tuesday.

What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

22 Aug 2018

What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.

#KeralaFloods: India Inc extends relief measures to victims through donations

19 Aug 2018

#KeralaFloods: India Inc extends relief measures to victims through donations

With heavy rains continuing to wreak havoc in Kerala, India Inc has extended relief measures to the victims by offering donations.

Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

19 Aug 2018

Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

The Met department today warned of heavy rain in the coastal and other southern districts of West Bengal till Tuesday owing to a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi

19 Aug 2018

Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi

A top Indian-American Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, said he is "horrified" by the destruction and loss of life caused by the severe floods in Kerala, saying the "unimaginable" human cost of the tragedy is felt by families across India and world.

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

19 Aug 2018

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.

Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

15 Aug 2018

Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

Since August 8, Kerala's situation has been constantly deteriorating. On Independence Day, the state sounded the red alert for flooding in all 14 districts and shut down the Kochi Airport till Saturday.

Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed

13 Aug 2018

Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh overnight prompting authorities to close schools in several districts including Shimla, Kangra, and Solan, officials said.

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

12 Aug 2018

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today disrupting normal life, even as the Meteorological department forecast more showers in many areas.

Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry

12 Aug 2018

Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry

Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.

Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya

12 Aug 2018

Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya

With intermittent rains hitting parts of the country for the past two months, the risk of mosquitoes thriving increases with each passing day.