Tokyo warned of power crunch as Japan endures heat wave

Weather officials announced the earliest end to the annual summer rainy season since the Japan Meteorological Agency began keeping records in 1951. 

published on : 27th June 2022

'The Suicide': Revisiting a subversive comedy

Russian playwright Nikolai Erdman penned the dark comedy The Suicide at a time when the country was under Joseph Stalin’s totalitarian rule.

published on : 27th June 2022

India exported 1.8 million tonnes wheat to several countries since ban: Food Secy 

India has nonetheless continued with its commitment to cater for the genuine needs of neighbouring countries and food-deficit nations and also to fulfil supply commitments already made, he said.

published on : 26th June 2022

Woman thrashed, killed after being thrown off balcony by husband with hands tied in Agra

Ritika Singh, the deceased, was living in a house in Tajganj Police Station area with a friend she had allegedly met on Facebook, after having separated from her husband.

published on : 26th June 2022

Two brothers cheat 150 of Rs 5.5 crore; one nabbed

The accused under the pretence of collecting monthly investments for the chit fund collected money from the victims and used it to maintain their extravagant lifestyle.

published on : 23rd June 2022

18 dengue cases, 4 deaths in Laxmipur block keep health officials on toes

Though the local medical officials of Laxmipur began the treatment, that could not control the spread of the infection.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Europe experiences historic 'early' heatwave; Spain, Germany's wildfire make things worse 

The EU is expanding a shared pool of planes and helicopters on standby this summer to provide cross-border support and is expected to partner with more nations outside the bloc.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Conman out of jail cheats house owner of Rs 10 lakh, held

A special team of Puzhal police arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly cheating a man of Rs 10 lakh under the guise of a construction engineer. He was remanded in judicial custody on Saturday.

published on : 20th June 2022

Firefighters in Spain battle wildfires across the country

There have been no reports of lives lost, but the flames reached some villages both in Zamora and in central Navarra. Videos shot by passengers showed flames licking the sides of the road. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Hellish holidays

Summer is not my favourite time of the year. I feel the stifling heat in India does little to improve the already insufferable disposition of her citizens.

published on : 19th June 2022

Showers bring relief from heat wave for Delhiites

Delhiites finally got the much-awaited relief from searing heat as pre-monsoon showers across the National Capital Region brought the mercury down by 3-4 notches.

published on : 18th June 2022

Delhi's Darlipali second unit back to grid after eight weeks

Much to the relief of the State, the second unit of the NTPC’s Darlipali super critical power station in Sundargarh district has come back to the grid on Thursday.

published on : 17th June 2022

Rainfall over next five days to quell heat wave in Delhi

Delhiites got some respite from sweltering weather after 12 days, as no heat wave was recorded in any part of the city on Thursday.

published on : 17th June 2022

Heatwave returns as rain plays hookey  in Delhi contrary to weather predictions 

After a day’s gap, heatwave returned to parts of the city on Wednesday for the eleventh day in June, as rain gave it a miss, contrary to the prediction made by the weather department. 

published on : 16th June 2022

Delhi’s peak power demand hits record high level for June

As per power records, the peak power demand breached the 7,000 MW mark with 7,070 MW on May 19. Since then it has crossed the 7,000 MW mark six times this June.

published on : 16th June 2022
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