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People's voice: Scrap Jaitapur and Koodankulam

Three important developments in the nuclear sector have put the department of atomic energy and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India on the back foot, says Praful Bidwai If the Manmohan Singh......

BARC seismic network for tsunami alert

The Department of Atomic Energy is planning to use its captive seismic network for predicting tsunamis in the Indian ocean. The network was originally set up decades ago to detect underground......

Why India is getting hotter by the year

  Scientists at the India Meteorological Department warn that not only has India turned hotter in the last two decades, but that heat waves are projected to become more intense, have longer......

Below normal monsoon likely this year too

India is likely to witness a ‘below normal’ monsoon this season, for a second consecutive year, the Indian Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted as it partly blamed the El......

'The hard work starts now'

In spite of the glowing headlines after Barack Obama's visit, there's little indication of forward movement in the Indo-US defence relations, says Ajai Shukla There was diplomatic hyperbole in US......

Skymet vs IMD: Who will get the monsoon forecast right?

The official India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the private Skymet Weather Services have made widely divergent monsoon forecasts. The IMD has said rainfall could be below normal at 93 per......

A bad monsoon could add to mounting rural distress

A poor monsoon and subsequent food inflation might well throw off the Reserve Bank of India’s schedule for rate cuts. The apparent suicide of a man from rural Rajasthan at a Delhi political......

Skymet lowers monsoon forecast; odds of a drought at 60%

India now faced a higher likelihood of a drought in some parts, as monsoon rain would be less than predicted in April, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Friday. It said the probability of a......

'Monsoon likely to be normal this year'

This year, the southwest monsoon in India is expected to be normal, at about 100 per cent of the long period average (LPA), according to a senior government official.He added on an average, India......

COLUMN: Will BP's punishment teach any lesson?

The billion dollar penalty of the kind imposed on BP will not deter risky operations but it will hopefully create an incentive for stricter safety measures writes Rajni Bakshi. British Petroleum......

'Tendulkar has lost his fighting abilities'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead feature:It is SPOT ON.I feel we r saying this day only because of our seniors (namely Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman).Please make no......
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Dr Harsh Vardhan

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Earth Sciences, has cautioned against complacency towards climate change. He has described the ongoing extreme... ...

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Washington's new friend in the Asia Pacific

Darshana M. Baruah 02 June 2015 The Asia Pacific region is currently undergoing some tense and... ...

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Maharashtra to use cloud seeding as back up if monsoon fails

The weathermen have predicted 93% rainfall this monsoon, but the Maharashtra government is not taking any chances. The disaster management... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/mumbai/maharashtra-to-use-cloud-seeding-as-back-up-if-monsoon-fails/article1-1353753.aspx
The science behind heat wave

India is baking! The heat is on as most parts of India are reeling under a severe heat wave with temperatures hovering at over 45 degrees Celsius,... ...

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B'luru pips Pune to host India's fastest supercomputer

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has overtaken the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Pune in hosting the most... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/480732/bluru-pips-pune-host-indias.html

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