Cloudy day ahead in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a sunny Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settled at 30.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season`s average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

Scientists forecast irreversibly hotter summers

Tropical regions are likely to experience irreversibly hotter summers within the next 20 to 60 years, warns a climatologist.

Food inflation likely to be around 8.5%: SMC Global

Food inflation is expected to hover around 8.5 percent in the remaining months of 2011, if the monsoon remains normal as predicted by the meteorological department, according to a report.

Pranab Mukherjee forecasts non-LF govt in WB

Forecasting a non-Left
Front government in West Bengal, Union Finance minister Pranab
Mukherjee claimed on Saturday that voters had given a `clear
verdict` in the last three phases of polling.

Showers forecast in Delhi today evening

Delhi is likely to have some showers Friday night, the meteorological department has forecast.

People act less morally than they forecast

A research has shown that people act less morally than they forecast.

More rains forecast in TN for 2 days; Toll since last month 91

The toll due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu since the onset of north-east monsoon last month has risen to 91, even as the state is likely to receive more rains in the next two days.

Cyber threats forecast for 2011 released

A new report has outlined the top three areas of security risk for computer users.

Integrated weather forecasting system launched

The system will place India at par with best technologies in the world.

``Mini skirt meteorology`` for weather forecast

The length of women``s skirts is a good way of forecasting whether to expect rain or shine, it has been claimed.

Monsoon forecast on Friday: Chavan

The weather office will issue the
much-awaited southwest monsoon forecast for this season on
Friday, Earth Sciences Minister Prithviraj Chavan said today.

Japan business mood up more than forecast

Japanese business confidence edged up more than expected in the three months to December but remained negative for the sixth quarter in a row, a Bank of Japan survey showed.

US sales of new homes forecast to rise 2%

Sales of new homes are expected to post a modest increase in October, reinforcing data this week that showed the real estate market is regaining its footing after a dramatic collapse.

World Bank boosts China`s 2009 growth forecast

The World Bank on Wednesday upgraded its 2009 economic growth forecast for China to 8.4 percent on the back of huge public spending but warned stronger domestic demand was needed to ensure a sustainable recovery.

EU lifts 2010 growth forecast

The European Commission is predicting that the EU and Eurozone will grow in 2010, albeit at a modest rate of 0.7 percent.

Researchers working on ocean forecast system

Researchers are developing a high- tech system to enable fishermen to get the ocean forecast much in advance so as to save their lives and property at sea.

Kolkata lashed by heavy showers, more forecast tomorrow

Heavy showers since Tuesday morning
threw normal life out of gear as there was water logging and
traffic snarls in several areas.

Pranab sticks to six percent-plus growth forecast for FY`10

The second and third quarters of
FY`10 are unlikely to see the economy expanding at the pace it
did in April-June period, but that does not warrant a downward revision of growth forecast, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said.