Delhi witnesses hottest day of August in last 12 years

The national capital on Monday witnessed the hottest day of August in the last 12 years as mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius mark.

Monsoon improving; normal rainfall likely in August: IMD

In a forecast that would bring cheer to vast swathes of the country, weather officials have said that the momentum picked up by Southwest Monsoon in July is likely to continue in August with normal rainfall expected next month.

Ashlee Simpson plans for an `eclectic` wedding?

Singer Ashlee Simpson and actor-fiance Evan Ross are reportedly planning to organise an `eclectic Bohemian` wedding.

Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross to wed in August?

Singer-actress Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are reportedly set to wed at a sprawling mansion in August.

Miley Cyrus delays US tour till August

Singer-actress Miley Cyrus, who has been hospitalised due to allergic reaction, has postponed her Bangerz tour in the US till August.

Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin on August 05

With President Pranab Mukherjee signing the ordinance on Food Security, the Monsoon Session of Parliament also got a clearance which will now be convened from August 05 and will end on August 30, official sources said on Monday.

Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest extent ever recorded!

The blanket of sea ice floating on the Arctic Ocean melted to its lowest extent ever recorded.

August will be graced with two full moons

Full moon usually occurs only once in a month, but the month of August will brings us two full moons.

NASA to draft 20-year Mars strategy by August

NASA will compile the Mars research plan for next 20 years by August, the US space agency officials have said.

August is deadliest month for US in Afghanistan

Sixty-six US troops have died in
Afghanistan so far this month, making August the deadliest
month.

Orders on bail petition of Katta Jagadish on Aug 8

The Special Lokayukta Court posted to August 8 the bail petitions filed by Katta Jagadish, accused in the KIADB scam.

Bhudda Amarnath yatra to commence from August 1

The annual Bhudda Amarnath yatra in Jammu and Kashmir`s border district of Poonch will begin from August one.

Monsoon session of Parliament from August 1

The monsoon session of Parliament will begin on August 1 and is likely to continue for about six weeks.

`Office Office` movie to release in August

The big screen adaptation of popular TV show `Office Office` is set to release on August 5.

Iran to launch national Internet in August

Iran has also undertaken a project to develop a national search engine called "Ya Haq" by 2012.

Japan PM could resign before August: Lawmaker

Katsuya Okada said if PM Naoto Kan achieved 3 policy goals, he could step down before August-end.

Japan PM ready to step down in August: Ally

Last week Kan survived an opposition no-confidence motion.

‘Glee’ concert movie coming to US theaters

A movie based on the ‘Glee Live’ tour will be released in cinemas soon.

Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep team for `August`

Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep are in negotiations to star in the feature adaptation of Tracy Letts` Pulitzer Prize-winning play "August: Osage County."

Headline inflation components, base year revised

The government has changed the composition of its inflation data series, giving greater emphasis to manufactured goods at the expense of primary products including food, a day ahead of its release of price data for August.