No let-up in Bengaluru rain havoc, 5 more dead

Bengaluru: Five people, including two women, were killed and a dozen others injured since Friday as heavy monsoon rains continued to pound the city, wreaking havoc and flooding several localities, said a civic official on Saturday. The toll in rain-related incidents across the city has gone up to 8 this season “Heavy downpour with thunderstorm More...

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By Agencies On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Air pollution intensifies in Delhi-NCR, warning of health risk

New Delhi: Air pollution intensified in the National Capital and the adjoining cities on Friday, with forecasts warning further worsening of situation in the next 24 hours and warning the very young or old and those More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Volcano erupts in Japan, no injuries

Tokyo: A volcano in Japan erupted early on Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No one was injured. No injury or damage has been reported so far Mt Shinmoe, one of the 50 active volcanos constantly under More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Wildfire kills 10 in California, spurs evacuations

Los Angeles: Deadly wildfire roared across the US state of California, killing at least 10 persons, forcing evacuations and destroying homes and businesses in their paths. The devastation was significant in Santa More...

By Agencies On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Delhi to be hot for next 10 days as monsoon withdrawal begin

New Delhi: The national capital on Sunday saw maximum temperature of 36.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, and weather analysts say the mercury will hover around this for next nine More...

By Agencies On Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Over 144,000 evacuated over Bali volcano eruption alert

Karangasem (Indonesia): The number of people evacuated over the possible eruption of Mount Agung volcano in the Indonesian island of Bali, the country’s major tourist destination, crossed 144,000 on Friday. A More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Plastic rubbish polluting remote Arctic Ocean too

London: In what shows how far plastic pollution has spread, scientists on an expedition have discovered such pollution on remote frozen ice floes in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Two large pieces were spotted More...

By Agencies On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

How Milky Way differs from other galaxies

New York: Our galaxy, which is home to Earth and its solar system, might not be as “typical” as previously thought, and therefore Milky Way-based models to understand other galaxies of the universe could More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Category 5 hurricane Maria hits Dominica island

Washington: The “potentially catastrophic” Category 5 hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, is battering the Caribbean island, and is on course directly hit Puerto More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt climate changes

New York: A series of volcanic eruptions in the Antarctica coincided with increased deglaciation and rise in global greenhouse gas concentrations about 17,700 years ago, says a study. Evidence of these changes is More...