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As temperatures soar, death toll rises to 1,412

The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1,412 on Wednesday, with only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounting for 1,360......

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......

50 killed in Nepal quake, 17 dead as tremors jolt India

A woman injured in an earthquake walks toward a hospital soon after the earthquake in Sankhu, Nepal. Photographer: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters   A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and seven powerful......

PM takes stock, pushes for streamlining quake relief

People stand in a queue to get drinking water from a tanker at an open ground after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday......

The 40-year journey of India's space programmes

From relying on Russia for its first satellite launch, India is fast becoming a global hub to launch satellites, says T E Narasimhan On April 19, 1975, Aryabhata, India’s first satellite, was......

What's behind Delhi's air pollution?

The government says emission from old diesel vehicles is not to be blamed. Experts say government is selectively using data to make its case. What is poisoning Delhi’s air and making......

Bangalore neighbourhood's toxic air threatens India's future

Once called India’s garden city, this upper middle-class residential area in Bangalore has India’s most toxic air, says Devanik Saha, IndiaSpend.com. On the day this story was written,......

'Below-normal rains may not lead to a spike in inflation'

"Even last year our monsoons were below normal, then winter rains were below normal, then in March we suddenly had non-seasonal rains... Yet the food prices (inflation) are only falling. This is......

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......

Be prepared for lower monsoon rains: Centre alerts states

With the MeT office indicating a below normal rainfall across the country in the coming monsoon season, the Centre has asked the states to make preparations to deal with the situation and take up......

World Cup draw to map out familiar path

Whatever surprises the draw for South Africa 2010 provides in Cape Town on December 4, the path to glory at the first African World Cup will be a familiar one. FIFA's decision to take its prized......
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How to fight the heat wave, the Odisha way

A girl tries to protect herself from heat while riding a bicycle in Amritsar. Photo: PTI In May, 1998 when I was travelling in Odisha,... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/how-to-fight-the-heat-wave-the-odisha-way-115052900943_1.html
Volcano erupts on Japanese island, evacuation ordered and flights diverted

A video grab from the Japan Meteorological Agency's live camera image shows an eruption of Mount Shindake on Kuchinoerabujima island in Japan on 29... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/1ZQMTg7MoBKA3oLiBGBmcK/Volcano-erupts-on-Japanese-island-evacuation-ordered-and-fl.html#nav=latest_news
Toll crosses 1,700 mark as heat wave continues

Hyderabad/New Delhi/Mumbai/Jaipur: The searing heat wave continued unabated on Thursday in many parts of India, claiming another 414 lives in... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/heat-wave-toll-goes-up-andhra-telangana.html
Supercomputer 'Bhaskara' to give boost to weather forecasting

NEW DELHI: Bhaskara', a super computer, will now help meteorologists in conducting research and development related to prediction of weather... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/supercomputer-bhaskara-to-give-boost-to-weather-forecasting/articleshow/47461052.cms
Death toll climbs to over 1400 as intense heatwave continues in India

New Delhi: The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1412 on Wednesday, with... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/death-toll-climbs-to-over-1400-as-intense-heatwave-continues-in-india_1602360.html

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