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'Thousands of landslides are going to happen'

'The last three decades were the era of D, where D stands for deforestation, destruction, degradation, disaster, damages, diseases, difficulties... and finally it leads to death.' IMAGE: Rescue......

Season's heaviest showers in Delhi; country braces for more rain

Delhi witnessed its heaviest spell of rains this season on Thursday, and heavy downpour lashed parts of Mumbai and neighbouring areas, while the meteorological department predicted more rainfall in......

15 killed in landslide; over 50 missing as rains pound Kerala

At least 15 people were killed and around 50 others feared trapped in debris after a landslide triggered by heavy rains flattened a row of dwelling units of tea estate workers at Pettimudi in......

By end of century, India may be hotter by 4.4 degrees

The average temperature over India is projected to rise by 4.4 degree Celsius, while the intensity of heat waves is likely to increase by 3-4 times by the end of the century, according to a......

'COVID-19 is a man made pandemic'

'Wild animals lived in their natural environment.''So, viruses could not be communicated.''Then came mass production and mass quartering of animals -- whether it be poultry, pigs and cattle --......

When Jeff Bezos flew a kite in India

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who landed in India on Tuesday, immediately got into the festive spirit across the country by flying a kite, a feature of Makar Sankranti festival celebrated across western......

Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 years: Skymet

Pre-monsoon rainfall, colloquial referred to as "mango showers", is vital to many parts of the country. The pre-monsoon rainfall in the country was the second lowest in 65 years, private weather......

Hilton: 100 hotels in India very soon!

The company is confident that more hotel owners will be keen to associate themselves with the Hilton brand, the second-biggest hotel chain globally after Marriott. Hilton Jaipur. Photograph......

India reeling under cash crunch, but this mint can't print Rs 2,000 notes

In the third of a four-part series, Sanjay Jog/Business Standard finds that the Nashik press has stepped up printing of currency notes to around 20 million a day, from 14 million a day till......

India's first 'smart' city Lavasa failed to take off

In the concluding part of a five-part series, Shivani Shinde Nadhe finds out why Lavasa, a private initiative, is a long way from realising its potential. Part 1: How Surat will get a grand......

The BEST 200 Indian Films of the Decade

Aseem Chhabra picks the finest Indian films in the 2010-2019 decade. IMAGE: A scene from Bulbul Can Sing. As the second decade of the young century comes to an end, it is time to look at how......

The lady behind the Sanju and Fanney Khan looks

'Sanjay Dutt was a very stylish person. He created his own style; he did not follow trends.''He wasn't a tapori, he was grand.''Also, whatever he wore, reflected what was going on in his life.'......

354 films in 365 days

How many of the 354 films Aseem Chhabra watched in 2017 have you seen? IMAGE: Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. For some people, watching films is a social experience,......

Special movie moments, 2015

Aseem Chhabra's take on the highlights of Indian cinema this year. With the close of the year, critics and film writers come up with their top favourite lists. But even in those remarkable films......

Former Maharashtra Ranji player Gawli dies

Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli died after falling in a 250-feet deep gorge in Nashik district, police said on Wednesday.   Gawli, 45, who played two first class matches for......

Sports Shorts: Ankita crashes out of US Open Qualifying event

IMAGE: Ankita Raina failed to keep her momentum. Photograph: Ankita Raina/Twitter India's top women's singles player Ankita Raina crashed out of the women's singles US Open qualifying event......

Wish Virat on his birthday!

The cricket superstar turns 29 on Sunday, November 5. IMAGE: Virat Kohli, batsman extraordinaire. Photograph: BCCI Virat Kohli sets new benchmarks every game.   A few days ago, he went past......

Pune wicket was not poor, it was a challenging wicket: Vijay

'As cricketers, we need to play on such wickets sometimes rather than playing on flat tracks. Actually it is a good thing to play on wickets which test your character and technique.' India's......

Team India go trekking after Pune stumble

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin and Abhinav Mukund pose for a selfie. Photograph: R Ashwin/Instagram The 333-run loss against to Australia in......
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Why Western Ghats a haven for drug mafia

With drug gangs in neighbouring states finding the rich alluvial soil of the Western Ghats in Karnataka a lucrative source, farmers in districts of... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/western-ghats-a-haven-for-drug-mafia/articleshow/78085414.cms
Rampant illegal sand mining threatens Khandepar river

The Khandepar river, the main source of raw water for the Opa water treatment plant supplying potable water to Tiswadi and Ponda talukas, is... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/rampant-illegal-sand-mining-threatens-khandepar-river/articleshow/78006198.cms
CM to Centre

In a major decision, chief minister Pramod Sawant has written to the Centre requesting for the inclusion of only 30 villages, as against the... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/only-30-villages-in-goas-western-ghats-eco-sensitive-cm-to-centre/articleshow/78006116.cms
Former Maharashtra Ranji player Gawli dies

Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli died after falling in a 250-feet deep gorge in Nashik district, police said on Wednesday.   Gawli,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/former-maharashtra-ranji-player-gawli-dies/20200902.htm
'Thousands of landslides are going to happen'

'The last three decades were the era of D, where D stands for deforestation, destruction, degradation, disaster, damages, diseases, difficulties...... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/thousands-of-landslides-are-going-to-happen/20200824.htm

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