Tamil Nadu exploring alternatives for ACs to cut down power consumption

The working principle of a district cooling system is a centralised chilling plant that produces chilled water. The water is transferred to various buildings through an underground network of pipes.

published on : 6th November 2023

Weaving the Summer Verse

The Book The White Shirts of Summer’ reflects Mamang Dai’s evolving ecological concerns as well as the simplicity of everyday life.

published on : 1st November 2023

The Master of Mixing it Up

Dhruv Ghanekar’s songs straddle different styles and genres. The musician talks about his latest music video, composing for movies, the indie music scene in the country and more.

published on : 21st October 2023

Japan sees hottest September since records began

This was "the highest figure since the start of statistics in 1898", the agency said in a statement.

published on : 3rd October 2023

'Jaane Jaan', 'Last Days of Summer' to open 2nd Himalayan Film Festival; 'Three of Us' to close gala

THFF is organised by the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh, in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh.

published on : 22nd September 2023

Spain records its third hottest summer since records began as a drought drags on

Spain’s two hottest summers were in 2022 and 2003.

published on : 14th September 2023

Special measures to be taken for paddy procurement in TN

According to civil supplies department, more than 86,000 tonnes of paddy out of the targeted one lakh tonne have been procured for the samba season.

published on : 25th August 2023

Rain fury: Math prof’s body found from debris of Shimla temple; toll in Himachal hits 74

The temple premises were crowded with devotees on Monday when the landslide struck. Eight people are still feared buried in the debris.

published on : 18th August 2023

Prime Video announces season three of 'The Summer I Turned Pretty'

The Amazon streaming service said the series, which returned with its second season on July 14, has become "one of the 10 most watched seasons of any series" on its platform.

published on : 5th August 2023

Airbnb profit jumps to USD 650 million in 2Q, as bookings increase and rental rates hold steady

Airbnb had forecast that the average rates customers pay per night would fall slightly in the second quarter compared with last year. Instead, the average nightly rate rose 1% to $166.

published on : 4th August 2023

Second heat wave in as many weeks grips Mediterranean while fires hit Spain, Switzerland and Greece

The UN weather agency said that temperatures in Europe could break the 48.8-degree Celsius record set in Sicily two years ago, as concerns grew the heat would provoke a spike in deaths.

published on : 18th July 2023

Heat killed 61,000 in Europe's record-breaking 2022 Summer: Study

A particularly intense heatwave in the week of July 18-24 caused more than 11,600 deaths alone, the study said.

published on : 10th July 2023

WATCH | Trailer of 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' S2 hints at characters' love triangle being explored

Set over the course of a Summer, the series is also a coming-of-age story and an adaptation of Jenny Han's young adult novel by the same name.

published on : 30th June 2023

Olympics boss vows Paris Games will be safe, says no resignations planned in corruption probe

In an AP interview, Paris 2024 president Tony Estanguet also addressed other issues crucial to the success of the first Olympics to host spectators again after the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 29th June 2023

Hospitality Industry set to record best summer season in 2023 

As per industry experts, all metrics of the hospitality industry are expected to improve in 2023 when compared to 2022 and the pre-covid year of 2019.

published on : 25th June 2023

Heatwave in Odisha: Schools to reopen on Jun 22 in Sambalpur, 23 in Bargarh

Similarly in  Bargarh,  all government, and government-aided schools besides private schools will reopen on June 23.

published on : 21st June 2023

Unable to bear stifling heat, poor in Cuttack city sleep in open

While an investigation has been launched into the hit and run incident, scores of people like Kiran sleep in the open to escape the heat in their asbestos, tin or tarpaulin covered houses.

published on : 19th June 2023

Sun blazes as rain delayed in Telangana

The local forecast indicates the likelihood of light to moderate rain or thundershowers towards the evening or night.

published on : 19th June 2023

Summer skincare soiree with nature

Working professionals are always on the go and barely have time on their hands and for this it is so important to follow scrupulously a skin care regime that keeps you looking great.

published on : 19th June 2023

Chennai wakes up to rainy morning, may continue well into the week

This June has been among Chennai's hottest. However, the IMD stated that the temperatures would gradually come down in Tamil Nadu from Sunday.

published on : 18th June 2023
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