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  • Rain

    Mt Abu records highest ever rains, red alert in some districts

    Mount Abu Tehsil in Rajasthan recorded the highest ever rainfall of 77 cm in the last 24 hours, MeT officials said on Monday. The State Disaster Management and Relief Department has declared a red alert in Jalore, Barmer, Pali and Jodhpur districts for the next 24 hours in view of heavy rainfall predicted in the areas. Rescue operation was on in several areas of Jalore district where situation was critical. The Indian Army's Battle Axe Division personnel

    Cities | July 25, 2017
  • Rains

    East Singhbhum sounds alert due to incessant rains

    The East Singhbhum administration sounded an alert to people living in catchment areas today after 300 families were affected as various parts of the city inundated due to heavy rains in the last 48 hours. The water level in rivers Kharkhai and Swarnarekha was increasing and the district officials were asked to be vigilant to meet any eventuality in case of flood-like situation, official sources said. The water level at Kharkhai river was flowing over danger level said

    Cities | July 25, 2017
  • Supreme Court

    SC restrains Srinivasan from attending BCCI meet

    The Supreme Court on Monday restrained former cricket administrators N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah from attending the BCCI Special General Meeting, scheduled for 26 July. The BCCI, however, supported Srinivasan and argued that the Lodha Panel cannot bar a nominee like Srinivasan. It said e attended the previous four meetings too but no one had questioned it, but when the former BCCI president spoke against the Lodha Panel, he has been barred from attending the meeting. The apex court will decide

    India | July 24, 2017
  • Brains Conversation

    Our brains sync when we converse with each other

    Having a conversation may cause the brainwaves of two people to synchronise, a study has found. Researchers from Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) in Spain analysed the complex neuronal activity of two strangers who held a conversation for the first time. By recording cerebral electrical activity the team found that the neuronal activity of two people involved in an act of communication “synchronise” in order to allow for a “connection” between both subjects. “It involves interbrain communion that goes beyond

    Science and Tech | July 24, 2017
  • Meteorological Department, Rains, Rush hour

    Rains lash Mumbai, slows down rush hour traffic

    Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its outskirts this morning slowing down the road traffic during the rush hour. According to India Meteorological Department, in 24 hours ended at 8.30 this morning weather station at Colaba in the city recorded 80.2 mm rains while the Santacruz observatory marked 86.5 mm rains. In the next 24 hours, intermittent showers are likely to hit the city and suburbs while heavy rain is expected in some parts of the megapolis, an IMD official said. Sudhir Naik, Deputy Municipal Commissioner

    Cities | July 22, 2017
  • River

    Govt warns of increase in river levels due to heavy rains

    In the wake of the meteorological department's forecast of heavy rains, the government on Thursday warned of an increase in water levels of several rivers in the next three days. "Due to this, river Chambal and its tributaries, Mahi, Sabarmati, Banas (West Flowing River) are likely to receive significant water flows in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat," a government statement said. It said there is likelihood of heavy rain in Kutch area of Gujarat and in Morvi, Rajkot,

    India | July 22, 2017
  • SRK refrains from smoking on vacation

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has taken a break from the promotion of his forthcoming film "Jab Harry Met Sejal", refrained from smoking despite being in a smoking area here. Shah Rukh tweeted a photograph of himself on Tuesday. In the image, the "Dilwale" star can be seen posing in front of a board which reads "Smoking Area". "And I refrained from smoking even though the area sanctioned it! For a break in Los Angeles," Shah Rukh captioned. In "Jab Harry Met

    Bollywood | July 19, 2017
  • Rains, Mumbai metropolitan, Maharashtra

    Rains continue to lash Mumbai metropolitan region for 4th day

    Rains continued to lash Mumbai metropolitan region for the fourth day on Tuesday with India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Santacruz and Colaba stations recording a three digit rainfall in last 24-hours. The rainfall figures have been recorded between 8 am of July 17 to 8 am of July 18. “The Santacruz station of Mumbai IMD recorded 163 mm of rainfall, while Colaba registered 107 mm of showers in last 24-hours,” IMD-Mumbai, director, Sunil Kamble told PTI on Tuesday. IMD-Pune has warned of heavy rainfall at isolated places in

    Cities | July 18, 2017
  • Rains dampen green carpet plans at IIFA Rocks

    The weather played a spoilsport at the MetLife stadium, NY, as the Bollywood celebrities stayed away from walking the green carpet for the IIFA Rocks event. The event, which was scheduled to welcome the who's who of Bollywood, was cancelled by the organisers. Thousands of people braved the bone-chilling cold just to catch a glimpse of their favourite Indian stars at the event. Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Anupam Kher, Diljit

    Entertainment | July 15, 2017
  • rain, Uttarakhand, monsoon

    Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Uttarakhand

    Heavy rains continued to pound Uttarakhand for the second consecutive day on Thursday leading to chaos and disruption of normal life. Schools and colleges in many places including state capital Dehradun and Haridwar remained closed as roads were blocked due to landslides and low lying areas remained water logged. The route to the annual Chaar Dhaam Yatra in Badrinath and Yamunotri was blocked and pilgrims have been asked to stay put at safe places like Gaurikund and Soneprayag, en route to the

    Cities | July 13, 2017