India set to boost communication services with launch of GSAT-30

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- India is all set for the launch of its high-powered communication satellite, GSAT-30 onboard a European launch vehicle from French Guiana, early on Friday. The launch is schedul... Read More

IMD to announce new dates for normal onset, withdrawal of monsoon this April

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- After a detailed review lasting months, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that it would introduce new dates for the normal onset and withdrawal of the north... Read More

Is warming causing rise in vegetation around Mount Everest? Raise climate change concerns

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- As glaciers continue to retreat rapidly, a new research has further raised concerns over climate change, showing how the plant life is expanding in the area around Mount Everest-... Read More

India eyes third Moon mission, shortlists four for Gaganyaan

NEW DELHI, Jan. 10 -- India is planning to make its third visit to the Moon, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman K. Sivan said on Wednesday, 1 January. The agency has also identified f... Read More

Another spell of winter rains, as two weather systems to hit NW India next week

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- The north-western plains are set to witness another spell of winter rains from January 13 onwards, which may bring scattered rains in the National Capital Region (NCR), suggests ... Read More

Weather update: Dense fog, cold conditions to return across north over the next few days

New Delhi, Jan. 8 -- Dense foggy conditions are set to return in the National Capital Region (NCR) Thursday onwards, as rainfall begins to subside leaving high levels of moisture in the air just above... Read More

Why extreme weather events are increasing in the country

New Delhi, Jan. 8 -- As heavy rain, record heat waves and severe cold waves intensified across the country in 2019, the year served as another reminder of how India is one of the countries that are th... Read More

Researchers assemble Indian cobra's genome sequence, will help find anti-venom

New Delhi, Jan. 7 -- Researchers have assembled a high-quality genome sequence of the poisonous snake, Indian cobra, that could pave way for rapid development of safe and possibly cost-effective synth... Read More

Climate change claimed 1,659 lives in 2019, the 7th warmest year on record

New Delhi, Jan. 7 -- Extreme weather events driven by climate change claimed as many as 1,659 lives across India in 2019, which ended as the seventh warmest year on record, the India Meteorological De... Read More

Delhi weather: Temperatures may drop again as rain likely over next two days

New Delhi, Jan. 6 -- The day temperatures in the National Capital Region (NCR) are likely to dip again in another few days, as rain and thunderstorm activity may impact the region Monday night onwards... Read More