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Heatwave enforces lockdown in the north as some cities register record highs

India, May 26 -- As heatwave conditions prevailed in the region due to dry winds blowing over northwest, central and adjoining interior parts of eastern India, Chandigarh recorded a high of 42.4 degre... Read More


Tepid response in Punjab as domestic flight ops resume after two months

AMRITSAR/LUDHIANA, May 26 -- Low footfall of passengers was witnessed at Amritsar and Ludhiana airports on Monday as some domestic flights resumed operations after two months. There was strict vigil t... Read More


Bapu Dham crosses 200 mark in 31 days

Chandigarh, May 26 -- Thirteen fresh cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) were reported from the Bapu Dham Colony containment zone in Sector 26 on Monday, taking its total count to 202 and Chandiga... Read More


High alert as locust swarms hit 3 states

Jaipur/Agra/New Delhi, May 26 -- Swarms of crop-munching desert locusts entered deeper into Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over the weekend and are now close to the national capital, acco... Read More


Two nurses among 36 new Covid-19 patients in Punjab

AMRITSAR/PATHANKOT/JALANDHAR, May 26 -- Two nurses from Jalandhar, an ASHA worker from Sangrur and a 20-year-old pregnant woman from Patiala were among 36 Covid-19 cases recorded in Punjab on Monday. ... Read More


Relief for homecoming passengers

New Delhi, May 26 -- It was a special journey for five-year-old Vihaan Sharma, who returned to Bengaluru on Monday with the resumption of domestic flight services. Not only because he met his mother a... Read More


Locust swarm triggers alarm bells

Jaipur/Agra/New Delhi, May 26 -- Swarms of crop-munching desert locusts entered deeper into Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over the weekend and are now close to the national capital, acco... Read More


For two states, unfamiliar farm threat triggers untested response

India, May 25 -- For agriculture departments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, dealing with swarms of locust is something new. Therefore, in addition to spraying pesticides, the local administratio... Read More


Locusts: The invasion of the food snatchers

India, May 25 -- Swarms of crop-munching desert locusts entered deeper into Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over the weekend and are now close to the national capital, according to officia... Read More


Relief for homecoming passengers

New Delhi, May 25 -- : It was a special journey for five-year-old Vihaan Sharma, who returned to Bengaluru on Monday with the resumption of domestic flight services. Not only because he met his mother... Read More