The Indian monsoon - long known for its steady and gentle falls - is succumbing to "human-induced" changes to become more abrupt, according to a new multinational study led by a climate scientist from the state-run Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune.
In an attack on the Congress-led UPA, environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi government ended the practice of “tax” being paid for environmental clearances as it believed in “development without destruction”.
Ten rear coaches of a Duronto Express, going from Mumbai to Ernakulam, derailed in a tunnel near Balli railway station in Goa on Sunday morning, a railway official said. No casualties were reported.
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A 12-year-old boy who once donated close to Rs 1 lakh to a welfare home run by Mother Teresa’s organisation has handed over the contents of his piggy bank for the relief of victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Kochi on Thursday convicted 13 people in connection with the attack on a college professor for preparing a question paper that allegedly contained blasphemous references against Prophet Mohammed.
Over 20,000 Indian nationals have been evacuated from quake-torn Nepal and arrangements were being made to take them to their homes by trains from Raxaul, the government said Tuesday.
The 24-hour transport strike began on Thursday, affecting normal life in several parts of the country including in Kerala and Karnataka, even as the Centre asked private operators and employees of state transport authorities to call off their strike.
Four persons have died and 98 others, including 25 children, are battling for their lives after consuming illicit liquor in Jorhat district, police said on Wednesday.
She is back home now, within the safe confines of her house, in the arms of her loved ones. But the memories of the last few months continue to haunt her.
Nearly 40% of juvenile delinquents in India live in conditions ‘like or even worse than’ adult prisons, according to a scathing judicial report that studied the state of children homes across the country. (HT special)
A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72.
A 6.7-magnitude aftershock struck earthquake-devastated Nepal on Sunday, the USGS said, with climbers reporting the tremor triggered more avalanches on Mount Everest. In India, there were no immediate reports of causalities or damage to property because of the tremors that were felt in Delhi, Gurgaon, Lucknow, Bhopal, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata and Guwahati around 12:40pm.
A week is a long time in politics, former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said. Those watching Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will attest to the transformative power of just over seven days in this session of Parliament.
What looked like a promising job opportunity ended up being a nightmare for a 14-year-old girl from Kolkata.