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John Kerry’s Visit To Religious Sites Cancelled After Heavy Rains In Capital

New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposed visit to three religious sites in the city was cancelled today as heavy rains lashed the national capital since morning. Kerry was scheduled to visit the Gauri Shankar temple, Jama Masjid and Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in the old Delhi area around 11 am today. “The visit had to be cancelled due to heavy rains in Delhi,” sources in the US Embassy said. Kerry, who is on a three-day-visit to India, was supposed to visit the sites yesterday itself but it wasRead More


Above normal rains in 31 districts, normal 15 and below normal in 5 districts

Bhopal. From June 1 to July 21, 31 districts have recorded above normal rains, 15 normal and 5 districts have recorded below normal rains in the state. The districts where rainfall has been above normal include Jabalpur, Katni, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, Narsinghpur, Sagar, Damoh, Panna, Chhatarpur, Sidhi, Satna, Indore, Alirajpur, Khandwa, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Shajapur, Morena, Bhind, Shivpuri, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Bhopal, Sehore, Raisen, Vidisha, Rajgarh, Hoshangabad, Harda and Betul. Normal rainfall has been recorded in Tikamgarh, Rewa, Singrauli, Shahdol, Umaria, Dhar, Khargone, Barwani, Burhanpur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Dewas, Shyopur Kalan, GwaliorRead More


Above normal rains in 20, normal in 18 and scanty rains in 13 districts

Bhopal: Above normal rains have been registered in the state since June 1 to August 17 in 20 districts, normal in 18 and scanty rainfall has been registered in 13 districts. Indore, Dhar, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Khandwa, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Dewas, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Guna, Bhopal, Sehore, Raisen, Rajgarh, Harda, Betul and Chhindwara have registered above normal rains. Normal rains have been registered in Jabalpur, Mandla, Dindori, Seoni, Narsinghpur, Damoh, Rewa, Sidhi, Satna, Umaria, Khargone, Barwani, Burhanpur, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Ashok Nagar, Vidisha and Hoshangabad districts. Katni, Balaghat, Panna, Anuppur, Sagar, Tikamgarh,Read More


Above normal rains in 20, normal in 20 and scanty rains in 11 districts

Bhopal. Above normal rains have been registered in the state since June 1 to August 7 in 20 districts, normal in 20 and scanty rainfall has been registered in 11 districts. Indore, Dhar, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Dewas, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Gwalior, Guna, Bhopal, Sehore, Rajgarh, Khandwa, Harda, Khargone and Barwani have registered above normal rains. Normal rains have been registered in Jabalpur, Chhindwara, Mandla, Dindori, Narsinghpur, Chhatarpur, Rewa, Satna, Singrauli, Datia, Hoshangabad, Ashok Nagar, Vidisha, Gwalior, Seoni, Shahdol, Umaria, Shivpuri, Raisen and Burhanpur. Katni, Balaghat, Panna, Anuppur, Sheopur,Read More


Gujarat, MP, Odisha to receive heavy rainfall in next three days: IMD

New Delhi: There will be heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha over the next three days, the Weather department Forecast on Tuesday. “Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over south Rajasthan during the next 72 hours and over north Rajasthan on July 30 is expected. Southwest Madhya Pradesh is also likely to get heavy rainfall during the next 24 hours,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD said a depression over southwest Rajasthan intensified into a deep depression and lay centred overRead More


Monsoon advances further; to reach North India in 2-3 days

New Delhi: The southwest monsoon has advanced rapidly and is likely to hit almost the entire North India, including Delhi and the National Capital Region in the next 2-3 days, the Met department today said. The weatherman said monsoon will also advance to Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and parts of Madhya Pradesh during that time. Belying predictions, the country has received 21 percent more rainfall than normal for this time of the year, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. “Conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into remaining partsRead More


Mumbai back to work as train services resume; schools, colleges to remain close

Mumbai: A day after heavy downpour and flooding, life in Mumbai was back on track this morning with train services being restored on all the three suburban lines though more rains have been forecast for today. Ignoring drizzling, men and women streamed to suburban stations around the sprawling Metro to head for their offices and other places of work which remained shut yesterday. However, Maharashtra government has directed all schools and colleges in the city and neighbouring Thane district to remain close today. A statement issued by Central and WesternRead More


MP government makes ‘Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain’ tax free

BHOPAL: A film on the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, ‘Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain’, releasing in the country tomorrow, has been made tax-free in Madhya Pradesh. “Such tragedy should never take place in any city of the world and development should never take place at the cost of human being’s existence,” he said after watching its premiere at a local Cineplex on the occasion of 30th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster in which thousand of people lost their life following a gas leak from a factory. ChouhanRead More


Normal rains in 19 districts, above normal in one and deficient in 31 districts

Bhopal: According to meteorology department, state’s 19 districts have registered normal rains, one above normal and 31 districts have registered deficient rains from June 1 to September 6. Above normal rainfall has been registered in Burhanpur district while Tikamgarh, Betul, Shivpuri, Rajgarh, Neemuch, Khandwa, Sidhi, Guna, Mandsaur, Ashok Nagar, Mandla, Harda, Alirajpur, Khargone, Anuppur, Jhabua, Barwani, Sheopur and Chhindwara have received normal rains. The districts where deficient rainfall has been registered include Raisen, Bhopal, Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Balaghat, Sagar, Damoh, Seoni, Rewa, Sehore, Indore, Umaria, Datia, Shajapur, Panna, Shahdol, Ujjain, Dhar,Read More


World to experience water shortage by 2040: Study

London: There will be a global water supply shortage by 2040 if citizens do not improve the way energy and power is used, warns a new research that included a case study from India. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today, researchers said. The only energy systems that do not require coolingRead More