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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......

US wants to monitor Air Quality; India stunned

13 out of the world's 20 most polluted cities are in India. Most shockingly, the latest Central Pollution Control Board statistics reveal that the pollution levels in Gwalior, Raipur and even......

Cyclone Hudhud? Really? What does that mean?

How can a cyclonic storm that could make landfall at India’s eastern coastline with winds blowing in the range of 120 to 140 km per hour be named Hudhud?A Google search of Hudhud throws up......

TEXT: President Patil's last address to Parliament

President Pratibha Patil on Monday addressed Parliament for the last time as President when she flagged off the Budget session. Here's the text of her speechHonourable Members I welcome you to this......

In Chennai, mum's the word for Hillary on Lanka

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who will make her first-ever visit to Chennai after co-chairing the second US-India Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi on July 19 with her counterpart......

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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UAE to award grants for rain enhancement science, technology

Abu Dhabi, March 2 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will award grants up to $5 million for proposals to develop rain enhancement science and... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a532784.html
Wet, cool weather lets Swine flu live as death toll in India climbs

New Delhi: In India, the recent surge in human infections caused by a proliferation of types of animal flu viruses has caused about a 1000 deaths.... ...

http://kashmirobserver.net/news/regional-news/wet-cool-weather-lets-swine-flu-live-death-toll-india-climbs
Top scientist says Delhi air quality is better than Beijing

Contrary to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world, says Gufran Beig, the country's... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/newdelhi/top-scientist-says-delhi-air-quality-is-better-than-beijing/article1-1322132.aspx
Should you be scared of flying?

Representational image We have all experienced air turbulence while flying some time or the other, especially during the monsoons, when the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150224/lifestyle-offbeat/article/should-you-be-scared-flying
Hardy, Optimistic Fans Brave Brisbane Rains

A view of The Gabba at Brisbane. Brisbane: It takes more than the threat of storm-force rain and wind to deter a committed fan from turning up... ...

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