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Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

01 Nov 2019

Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

India is the land of jugaad, a Hindi word which means an economical makeshift solution in situations where resources are scarce.

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.

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

29 Sep 2019

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.

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.

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

14 Aug 2019

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.

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.

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.

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.

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

12 Jun 2019

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

A powerful dust storm on Wednesday evening hit Delhi, which has been witnessing severe heatwave conditions over the last few days.

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.

Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

25 Mar 2019

Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

India is the land of jugaad, a Hindi word which means an economical makeshift solution in situations where resources are scarce.

Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed

14 Feb 2019

Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed

After hailstorms and rain lashed Delhi-NCR last week, parts of the national capital were once again battered by rains on Thursday.

#GameOfThrones: Budweiser Light gets fancy crossover advertisement with HBO show

04 Feb 2019

#GameOfThrones: Budweiser Light gets fancy crossover advertisement with HBO show

Game of Thrones, HBO's globally popular show, will become an indelible part of pop culture when it drops its eighth and final season on April 14, 2019.

#GameOfThrones: 8 episodes you should watch before Season 8

15 Nov 2018

#GameOfThrones: 8 episodes you should watch before Season 8

'Game of Thrones' announced that the eighth and final season would air in April 2019.