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Bihar suspends erring official engaged in relief work

Cracking the whip on erring officials engaged in earthquake and tropical storm relief work, the government has suspended one official, lodged FIRs against some and stopped salary of nearly......

Bihar storm kills 42, seriously injures over 80 persons

At least 42 persons were killed and over 80 seriously injured when a tropical storm ravaged 12 districts of Bihar on Tuesday night, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday. “Altogether......

Malaria deaths down, dengue up in India

Mosquitoes claim most human lives worldwide; the threat is highest in tropical regions.The graphic, above, shows the change in number of deaths in India due to malaria and dengue over the last few......

Tropical Cyclone Jack halts aerial search for MH370

Air search operations to hunt for the crashed MH370 were suspended on Tuesday due to a tropical cyclone heading south over the Indian Ocean, as a robotic mini-submarine neared completion of its......

Phailin is the strongest cyclone to hit India since 1999

United States experts have described Phailin as the strongest tropical cyclone to hit India in 14 years. The US Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Centre in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, said Phailin is now......

Icrisat HQ to remain in India

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (Icrisat) will continue to maintain its headquarters at Patancheru in India, while enhancing its research activities and impact......

El Nio effect: Govt expects below-normal rains

The El Niño weather effect will further impact the southwest monsoon in the remaining part of the four-month season that started in June. In a written response to a question on this in then......

Solar Impulse suspends world tour after battery damage

The ambitious dream of flying the solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse around the world faced a major setback on Wednesday. The team has decided to halt the trip in Hawaii after a battery damage hit......

India is now world's fastest-growing major polluter

It is in coal consumption that India most diverges from the rest of the world For the first time ever, the year 2014 saw India’s carbon dioxide emissions growth accounting for the largest......

Early showers allay deficit monsoon fears

  About 17 per cent of the districts did not get any rain in the first 10 days The start of monsoon rains has not been as bad as feared earlier. The years 2012 and 2014 had deficient rain and......

Why Go Goa Gone could be Saif's Tropic Thunder

Rediff.com's film critic Raja Sen, who has written the dialogues for the zombie-comedy Go Goa Gone, tell us why Saif Ali Khan's character is such a gamechanger.From the very first time I read an......

Can you recognise this actor?

It took us a couple of seconds to believe the actor playing Whitey Bulger in the upcoming Black Mass -- an old man with a receding hairline and eerily light eyes -- was Johnny Depp. ......

Kareena, Hrithik, Sonakshi, Soha: Bollywood LOVES Maldives!

Is this the ultimate filmi tourist destination?While the upwardly mobile prefer to fly away to cooler climes when Mumbai is marinating in the summer heat, Bollywood prefers to take off to the......

Sexy, glam, dramatic! Hollywood stars at Cannes

Hollywood adds a generous dash of glamour at the ongoing French film festival.Several Hollywood stars joined Katrina Kaif at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival. Take a look:......

Birthday Special: Nayantara's fashiobale screen avatars

The acclaimed South Indian actress turns 30 on November 18.Nayantara is one of the few actresses down South who has toed the line of author-backed performances and item numbers. She's also,......

World Cup Fan Zone: Party is getting bigger and better in Brazil

Many fans arrived in Brazil for the World Cup expecting a six-week party with a heady mix of top quality football, tropical beaches and Caipirinha cocktails played out to the soundtrack of a funky......

Sexy Vanessa-Mae to trade violin for ski at Sochi Games

Violin star Vanessa-Mae will put on her slalom skis next month to become only the third person to represent tropical Thailand at the Winter Olympics. A British citizen, the 35-year-old Vanessa-Mae......

Pot luck: FIFA to go ahead with controversial WC draw procedure

FIFA will go ahead with its controversial decision to stage World Cup matches at midday in tropical venues, president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday as soccer's governing body announced a bafflingly......

Federer, Serena march on in US Open heat

Top-ranked Roger Federer continued his dynamic US Open form in near-tropical conditions on Saturday while fourth seed Serena Williams braved the steaming heat to avenge a shock defeat she suffered......

Storm may disrupt England-Bangladesh clash

England's World Cup showdown with Bangladesh on Friday could be disrupted by a huge tropical rain storm, forecasters say. "Storms accompanied by hail and rain could well hit any part of the country......
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A schizophrenic's romantic misfortunes and a twist in the tale

Portraying mental illness onscreen is difficult enough; to do it onstage is a tightrope. Underplaying it is not an option: this is theatre and you... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/artbeat/crimson-a-schizophrenics-romantic-misfortunes-and-a-twist-in-the-tale
Heavy rains in Myanmar cause more flooding; 9 dead

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Much of the country has been hit by flooding and landslides over the last few weeks Heavy rains... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/heavy-rains-in-myanmar-cause-more-flooding-9-dead/article7489638.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Mamata leaves for flood-affected Howrah

Calcutta, Aug. 1 (PTI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who cut short her visit to the United Kingdom when she learnt that a cyclone... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150801/jsp/frontpage/story_34900.jsp
Journalist Files 'In depth' Report Standing in 'Chest-Deep' Water [VIDEO]

A TV journalist wades into chest-deep water to report live on flood situation in Mynamar. YouTube/DVB A video of a journalist in Myanmar (Burma)... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/myanmar-floods-journalist-files-depth-report-standing-chest-deep-water-video-641328
This golden jackal is a wolf

Washington: They look alike, act alike and long have been considered to be the same species. But, in the case of the golden jackals found across... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/1XPEDajTnqHrGHLE5LPmWL/This-jackal-is-a-wolf.html

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