02 Jan 2015
New Delhi: State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 3,810 crore contract from Telangana for setting up the newly formed state's first thermal power project.
19 Sep 2014
Manila: Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north.
29 Dec 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Cabinet on Sunday passed a resolution to request the Centre to withdraw its notification declaring vast stretch between Gomukh to Uttarkashi in the state as an eco-sensitive zone. Apart from this the cabinet gave nod to the 'Mera Gaon Meri Sadak' scheme and also took decisions related to the new sports policy of the state and other issues.
20 Dec 2014
Tehran: In a recent report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed Iran's commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with the P5+1 group in 2013.
01 Jul 2014
Lucknow: Residents of Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow woke up to heavy rains on Tuesday that brought down the temperature, giving much relief to the people from the hot and humid weather.
29 Oct 2014
Colombo: At least 14 people were killed and more than 250 were missing on Wednesday after a landslide following heavy rains buried more than 70 houses in south-central Sri Lanka, an official said.
09 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday called for creating a market for village products to strengthen rural economy.
17 Dec 2014
London:Clouds form when water droplets gather on dust or other particles in the air. Increasing the amount of salt particles in the atmosphere allows more of these water droplets to form the clouds denser and more reflective. Now, a team from universities of Manchester, Washington and Edinburgh have found a technique called "Rayleigh Jet" which can spray a fine jet of water that breaks down into small droplets in the sky.
04 Aug 2012
Ten people were killed and 38 others went missing as incessant rains battered Uttarakhand on Saturday triggering landslides, cloud bursts and flash floods which flattened homes and stranded hundreds of pilgrims with the Chardham Yatra coming to a grinding halt.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The central government is seeking a "self-sustainable" framework for establishing 100 smart cities in the country and the Urban Development Ministry on Wednesday said it will consult organisations like the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) in this regard.