13 Feb 2015
New York: A new collaborative study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites requires a serious overhaul.
15 Feb 2015
Monterrey (Mexico): At least 20 people were killed and 31 injured when a freight train slammed into a packed passenger bus in northeastern Mexico, authorities said on Sunday after rescue crews worked through the night to reach victims.
16 Feb 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to make its Indian operations sustainable, US-based auto major General Motors is targeting a multiple-fold jump in exports from here apart from lining up two new models to be launched by 2016.
20 Feb 2015
Jammu: In the wake of heavy rain and snowfall, the 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, remained closed for vehicular traffic for the second consecutive day on Friday.
22 Jan 2015
Chandigarh: Most parts of Punjab and Haryana were on Thursday lashed by intermittent showers, dissipating the foggy conditions and providing relief from the on-going cold wave in the region.
27 Aug 2013
Mexico City: At least 13 people were killed on Monday by landslides triggered by heavy rains generated by tropical storm Fernand, when it landed and swept through the Mexican state of Veracruz, state government said.
13 Dec 2014
Jakarta: A landslide destroyed a village in Indonesia, killing at least 11 people, an official said on Saturday, as rescuers used their bare hands to search through the rain and mud for 108 missing people.
22 Jan 2015
Shimla: More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday kept the temperatures below freezing point, a weatherman said.
05 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Criticising the interlinking of rivers (ILR) project of the Indian government, a leading geologist and environmental expert on Friday warned the move could disrupt rainfall pattern which could be a significant issue in the wake of climate change.
05 Jan 2015
Washington: India's efforts to bring back black money stashed abroad may not succeed as major western economies, including the US and UK, are the main beneficiaries of illicit funds, a global think-tank has said, underlining that the government should instead focus more on curtailing its outflow which has jumped nine-fold since 2003.