Climate change pushing apple orchards to higher altitudes in HP

Shimla: A new trend in apple cultivation has emerged in Himachal Pradesh — apples are being grown in sparsely vegetative areas at higher altitudes such as Lahaul and Spiti valley, courtsey climate Change. Planting is usually done in the month of January and February Fruit production industry in hilly zones is seeing a rise in temperature. Because More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Onset of monsoon in Karnataka further delayed

Bengaluru: The onset of southwest monsoon in Karnataka has been delayed a few more days, said a senior official on Saturday. Light to moderate showers are expected in parts of Bengaluru “The monsoon was supposed More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Southwest monsoon to cover entire Karnataka in two days

Bengaluru: Delayed by a week, the southwest monsoon has hit coastal and south interior Karnataka and is expected to cover the entire state in two days, the India Meteorological Centre – Bengaluru said on Thursday. The More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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India to receive 98 percent monsoon, forecasts IMD

New Delhi: India will receive 98 per cent rainfall during this monsoon between June to September with an error estimate of four per cent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. Monthly rainfall More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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Delhi sizzles at 47 degrees; no respite till Tuesday

New Delhi: Delhi residents suffered under a searing sun on Sunday as the mercury in some parts of the national capital touched 47 degrees Celsius, with the average maximum shooting up to 44.6 degrees — four More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Huge iceberg on verge of breaking away from Antarctic shelf

London: A big crack in a giant Antarctica ice shelf has grown by 17 kms in a week and is now only 13 kms from the ice front, indicating that calving of a huge iceberg is probably very close, researchers have revealed More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, North East before schedule

New Delhi: As predicted, the Southwest monsoon hit Kerala and the North East on Tuesday, two days before its normal onset date. The Southwest monsoon brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent The Southwest More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Monsoon set to strike Kerala on Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: The southwest monsoon is likely to break over Kerala on Tuesday, the IMD announced on Monday evening. The normal monsoon onset over Kerala is June 1 With good rains lashing Kerala on Monday, More...

By Agencies On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Uma Bharti assures co-operation with Bengal over Ganga erosion

Kolkata: Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Ganga erosion issue during her Delhi visit, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday said More...

By Agencies On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Hot Sunday in Delhi with mercury over 43 degrees, Monday to be similar

New Delhi: The capital residents continued to reel under hot weather conditions on Sunday with the average maximum temperature settling at 43.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above the average, the IMD said. Monday More...