Heavy snowfall in Himachal hills expected on Monday

Shimla: After days of pleasant weather, the cold may return to Himachal Pradesh with the local weather bureau predicting widespread snow in higher reaches and rain in other parts from Monday. Western disturbance would remain active in the western Himalayan region till December 13 The temperature may remain below the freezing point in many places after More...

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By Agencies On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Black holes may have weaker magnetic field than thought

New York: Black holes are known as voracious eaters of stars because of their intense gravitational pull, but when astronomers got a rare opportunity to measure one such system’s magnetic field, they found More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Delhi breathes normal air in December, a first in 3 years

New Delhi: With air quality in Delhi-NCR finally improving to “moderate” due to the meteorological conditions, the pollution monitoring agencies say it is the first December in three years when the national More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Snowfall in Uttarakhand brings down mercury

Dehradun: Heavy snowfall in the hill tracts of Uttarakhand has brought down the mercury in the state, an official said on Wednesday. Char Dham — Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath — have witnessed More...

By IANS On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Green court raps Delhi government after air pollution disrupts cricket match

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Monday pulled up the Delhi government for its “lackadaisical” approach over rising pollution levels in the city, a day after bad air quality plaguing the capital More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Government proposes to register only BS-VI vehicles from June 2020

New Delhi: In a bid to curb emissions from the vehicles based on outdated technology, the Central government has proposed to set the registration deadline for BS-IV standard vehicles to June 30, 2020. The move is More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

20 killed, 5 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods

Jakarta: At least 20 people were killed and five others were missing as landslides and floods struck Indonesia’s East Java province, a government official from the disaster agency said on Saturday. The landslides More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Rescue, relief work on as rain batters TN’s Kanyakumari, other districts

Kanyakumari: Heavy rains battered Tamil Nadu’s southern districts on Thursday night and early Friday morning, killing nine people in the last two days and throwing life out of gear in several places. He instructed More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Leh freezes at minus 11.3, cold wave sweeps Kashmir valley

Srinagar: Cold wave continued in the valley on Friday as the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir remained frozen with Leh recording the night’s lowest temperature at minus 11.3 degrees Celsius. Neighbouring More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Four killed as rain batters Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Four people were killed on Thursday as heavy rains and strong winds lashed southern part of the state after cyclonic storm Ockhi hit the Kerala coast, officials said. The Met has forecast heavy More...