21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Monsoon deficit has come down to 31-32 percent with rains picking up in July across the country giving relief to farmers, the government said asserting that there is "no reason to be unnecessarily alarmist".
24 Jul 2014
Panaji: A Goa Congress legislator on Thursday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Speaking during the monsoon session of the state assembly on a BJP-sponsored motion, Congress legislator Dabolim Mauvin Godinho congratulated Modi on becoming the prime minister and also lauded the former Gujarat chief minister's work ethics, strong leadership and his ability to think "out of the box".
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai/Bangkok: Thailand is set to reclaim its status as the world's top rice exporter as weak monsoon rains curb India's crop, helping the Southeast Asian country's new military government offload bulging stockpiles.
19 Jul 2014
Hyderabad: Agriculture activities have picked up in Andhra Pradesh during the last one week following receipt of monsoon rains, though there is a 33 percent shortage in rainfall during the current sheriff season.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: India's monsoon has covered the entire country, the weather office said on Thursday, two days behind the normal schedule in a year that is forecast to bring below-average rains.
18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With the arrival of monsoon season, the fear of our gadgets getting damaged in the rain becomes a cause of worry. As a result, we become extra alert regarding our devices. Here is a list of some waterproof devices:
11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Weak rainfall in India since the start last month of the monsoon season, crucial to the country's agricultural earnings, has raised concerns of a first drought in five years, although weather experts are hopeful that rains will revive in the next week.
02 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed Mumbai and large parts of coastal and western Maharashtra on Wednesday, providing relief from the extended summer here.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Under attack over food inflation, the government on Wednesday asserted that it will control price rise despite poor monsoon adding there is no need for panic.