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'Heat waves are likely to occur more often'

'Because of global warming, the chances of heatwaves like this are much higher.' IMAGE: A man takes a bath to beat the heat on a hot summer day in Amritsar. Photograph: ANI Photo Temperatures......

Rebalancing India-China, The Sri Lanka Way

Colombo seems to be veering to the middle path between China and the US on global matters, but in regional matters of strategic security, it is increasingly identifying with India, points out N......

Multi-agency military exercise held in Kutch to test India's combat readiness

India's combat capability and readiness to confront any multi-dimensional security threat was elaborately tested at a four-day mega military exercise conducted in the Creek sector of the Kutch......

Chennai likely to get heavy showers for next 3 days: IMD

A cyclonic circulation lies over north coastal Tamil Nadu, southeast of Bay of Bengal and a low pressure area is likely to form by November 9, the Meteorological department said on Sunday and has......

Rawat outlines plan to merge 17 single service commands into 4

The first joint theatre command would be responsible for the border against Pakistan in what the military refers to as the “western theatre”; while a second command -- the northern......

What has Arctic weather got to do with Indian monsoon? A lot, actually

Data spanning the years 1951 to 2014 show that temperature and pressure conditions at specific locations in the Arctic region during the pre-monsoon period correlate with the Indian summer monsoon......

El Nio weakens, monsoon expected before schedule

Steady progress in June; north and central regions to get good pre-showers As of now, the southwest monsoon is expected to arrive before the usual time over the mainland. And, to progress steadily......

Skymet offers no silver lining: Brace for weak monsoon

The monsoon this year in India was likely to be ‘below normal’ at 95% of LPA: Skymet Private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Monday said the monsoon this year in India was likely......

Get ready for warmer summer this year

Scientists said that every one-degree rise in temperature could pull down wheat yield by 10%. Daily temperatures across the country are expected to be up to one degree Celsius above normal this......

Now, a novel method to predict Indian monsoon early

The heavy summer rains are of vital importance for millions of farmers feeding the subcontinent's population. The Indian monsoon's yearly onset and withdrawal can now be forecast significantly......

S P Balasubrahmanyam's TOP 75 Songs

Siva Sankar looks at S P Balasubrahmanyam's fantastic repertoire. S P Balasubrahmanyam passed away in his 75th year, and so we celebrate the singer with 75 of his top songs, in a multi-part......

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