13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: In times when water scarcity is making more news than cricket, the forecast by IMD (India Meteorological Department) of above normal monsoon for the year 2016 comes as great news for people who have been living in despair due to poor monsoon and scanty rainfall during the past two consecutive years.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Official data forecasts above normal rains during the upcoming monsoon season, retail inflation has fallen to a six-month low, and factory output is up after three straight months of decline thereby raising hopes for the Indian economy.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: After missing its normal date of onset, Southwest Monsoon is now expected to hit Kerala coast on June 5. Though the normal date for onset of monsoon over Kerala is June 1, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted that it will hit the southern state on May 30 this year.
20 Feb 2016
Panaji: The Goa tourism department will be conducting a study on shack capacity of each of beaches across the state before the tourist season begins in October.
05 Jun 2015
NEW DELHI: Rejecting projections for a drought by IMD, the country's only private weather forecaster Skymet said there will be a good monsoon season this year as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) phenomenon counters an El Nino weather event.
06 Nov 2014
Paris/New Delhi: Revising its forecast downwards, Paris-based think tank OECD on Thursday projected 5.4 per cent growth for the Indian economy this year as global recovery continues at a moderate pace.
02 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Extending its decline, the BSE Sensex tanked over 640 points on IMD's lowering monsoon forecast for this year and RBI taking a cautious stance on the economic recovery even as it cut policy rates by 25 basis points.
01 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Over 11 lakh taxpayers have filed their IT returns for Assessment Year 2014-15 after the department tracked them under a special drive to identify those who have not filed their returns despite having an obligation to do so, according to official data.
18 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Income Tax Department has processed 3.27 crore returns and has issued refunds in 1.81 crore cases during April-December period of this fiscal.
27 Apr 2015
Beijing: The death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region due to the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal climbed to 20 on Monday as the government continued to reach out to people in the affected areas.