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Social media users had a lot to say about this “divorce” (representational image).(Twitter/@PeteBarronMedia)

‘Married’ to please rain God, couple gets ‘divorced’ after a heavy downpour. They are frogs

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:47 PM IST
Turns out, the frogs were married so they could bring rains in Bhopal.
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(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Humour: Romancing the rains

By Rehana Munir | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 10:56 PM IST
From petrichor to Raag Malhar, the elusive monsoon’s charms are endless
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Indians stand in queues to fill vessels with drinking water from a water tanker in Chennai, capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.(AP file photo)
Indians stand in queues to fill vessels with drinking water from a water tanker in Chennai, capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.(AP file photo)

After prayers, Tamil Nadu now considers cloud seeding

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Five times earlier, the state has tried it out but with no positive results. In fact, in March 2019, Madras high court had urged the state and central governments to work out a way to make artificial rain.
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India's players celebrate after the dismissal of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(AFP)
India's players celebrate after the dismissal of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: India’s washed-out matches may cost insurers Rs 100 crore

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Team India has four more games to play before the semi-finals and insurers are hoping there are no wash-outs because their liability surfaces when a match is called off or disrupted due to rains.
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Earlier, women of the villages carrying pitchers filled with water on their heads made rounds of the yagna mandap and prayed to the rain god.(AP/representative Image)
Earlier, women of the villages carrying pitchers filled with water on their heads made rounds of the yagna mandap and prayed to the rain god.(AP/representative Image)

Drought fear leads to 15-day ritual for rain in Gaya

By Anil Kumar | Hindustan Times, Gaya
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Yagnas are performed for peace across the world. We are performing this yagna for better crops, not only in the Gaya district but also on entire Earth.
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Virat Kohli and Umesh Yadav (R)(Virat Kohli/ Instagram)
Virat Kohli and Umesh Yadav (R)(Virat Kohli/ Instagram)

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli & Co head to Sydney in bid to level series

UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 11:54 AM IST
Rain has been playing hide and seek right through the course of the series as before washing out the game at the MCG, it had helped Australia take a 1-0 lead at the Gabba courtesy of their four-run win (D/L).
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The only drinking water well in Beed’s Kamkheda village has dried up.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The only drinking water well in Beed’s Kamkheda village has dried up.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Marathwada: Farmers turn to cities, industries as water runs out, crops fail

By Ketaki Ghoge | Hindustan Times, Aurangabad/beed
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Nearly 50% of the Wadali village had emptied out when HT visited it this week, and rural experts warned that by the summer of 2019, this steady trickle of migration could turn into an exodus.
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