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Sizzling! 2016 now looks dead set to become the hottest year on record

Phalodi in Rajasthan saw temperatures touching a national record of 51°Cin May this year, the world meteorological body on Monday said and asserted that it is “very likely” that......

No one can predict a tsunami: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation chairman G Madhavan Nair on Tuesday said that there is no satellite in the world that can predict a tsunami. Similarly, there are no scientific tools to predict......

Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air......

PSLV-C34 rockets India into an exclusive club

The success of the PSLV-C34 mission is a result of ISRO's professionalism and the hard work put in by their scientists over the last many decades, says Ajay Lele.  IMAGE: ISRO's PSLV-C34......

Earth just experienced the hottest May in history

Global temperature records were broken yet again in May this year, according to data released by NASA, which also found that the northern hemisphere witnessed the hottest spring ever. The heat has......

All about the El Nino blues

The last El Nino outlook report of the World Meteorological Organisation had said that only half of weather models in use foresee a weak El Nino to set in between June and August, a period relevant......

Do we really need the meteorological department?

I rejoiced with the rest of the world when the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) almost announced the "discovery" of the elusive Higgs boson a few days ago, even though I do not......

Met experts want to go beyond rain for drought

Paucity of monsoon rainfall alone is not a sufficient determinant of drought, maintains the World Meteorological Organisation. Several other factors need to be taken into account to declare an......

Poor monsoon due to El Nino winds from Pacific

When the World Metereological Organisation warned our weather experts in June that a poor monsoon was coming , and also told them why, the latter wouldn't agree. Now they do.In June, WMO had......

Monsoon projection: IMD cautious

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) seems to have taken a cautious stand over the World Meteorological Organisation's (WMO) projection of a 'poor monsoon' due to a probable 'El Nino' impact.......

Bouncy pitch awaits SA, Holland in Mohali

With the city receiving showers till Tuesday and the conditions overcast in the past few days, it was a sigh of relief for the local organisers when sun came out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the......

Commonwealth Games opening to have spiritual touch

The opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, on October 3, will have a spiritualtouch.Azaan,Vedic and Buddhist chants will be played in the background as......

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......

Beijing torch climbs the Great Wall

Doves flew and confetti rained down as the Olympic torch was carried along the ancient Great Wall on a misty Thursday morning, the eve of Games that China hopes will demonstrate its modern-day......
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The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year recorded so far has continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/record-breaking-heat-continues-in-2017-report-117032100589_1.html
UN reports Antarctica's highest temperatures on record

The UN's World Meteorological Organisation published the highest temperatures on record in three Antarctic zones today, setting a benchmark for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/un-reports-antarctica-s-highest-temperatures-on-record-117030100932_1.html
India’s Rocketwomen

Think Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), think Vikram Sarabhai, Sat­ish Dhawan, G Madhavan Nair, Rodham Narsimha and a host of geniuses.... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/india%E2%80%99s-rocketwomen-476
Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-choked-2-indians-die-every-minute-due-to-air-pollution/20170219.htm
Ambulance Dada, Doctor Dadi and Tree Man among Padma awardees

Making a departure from the usual practice of giving honours to the who's who and pushers, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the prestigious... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-ambulance-dada-doctor-dadi-and-tree-man-among-padma-awardees-2296192

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