The brimming dams on the Chambal have brought smiles to the farmers of the Hadauti region as the good monsoon ensures enough irrigation water for next two years.
With monsoon gaining momentum, sowing activity in the state has reached its peak in the past few days. Farmers are now busy sowing Kharif crops and with a positive outlook on yield.
It is not without reason that APJ Abdul Kalam is known as the people's president and touched everyone from the heads of states to that young girl in pigtails alike. In the HT poll, out of the 10, 533 readers who responded till 1:40pm on Wednesday, an overwhelming 98.23% respondents said Kalam was the best president India ever had.
Rainfall continues to lash several parts of the state. Mount Abu in Sirohi district has received the maximum rainfall of 328mm, while Abu Road received 134 mm.
Two people are feared dead in Sanchor town of Jalore district on Tuesday where incessant rainfall for last two days has triggered a flood-like situation, disrupting road connectivity with several villages.
President Barack Obama remembers him as the People's President, for his humility and dedication to public service. The US media highlighted his role in advancing India's nuclear, space and missile programmes.
Two people have died after a three storeyed building collapsed on Tuesday night at Thakurli in Thane district of Maharashtra. 22 people have been rescued from the ruins of the building, according to chief fire officer KDMC Dilip Gund.
Prime Minister Modi pays homage to those slain in the terror attack; praises personnel for quick action.
Karnataka Lokayukta Y Bhaskar Rao’s son Ashwin Rao, who was arrested on Monday for his alleged role in a multi-crore extortion racket, was remanded to nine days police custody by the Special Lokayukta Court on Tuesday.
Here is a timeline of APJ Abdul Kalam's life and career as India's pre-eminent defence scientist and one of the country's most popular president.
Incessant rains lashed Gujarat on Tuesday, causing death of 11 persons in various rain-related incidents, affecting normal life and prompting the MeT Department to issue warning to fishermen against venturing into sea.
Terror returned to Punjab after a gap of two years when suspected Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Gurdaspur district on Monday and opened fire on police personnel, before they were gunned down.
Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday. Here's a first person account from his session from Jaipur Literature Festival in 2015.
Sixteen Indians died in road accidents every hour in 2014, most of them on two-wheelers, and a majority of them as a result of overspeeding and careless driving, according to the latest data by National Crime Records Bureau.
Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing during a lecture in Shillong, PTI reported.