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Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

The study shows that Delhiites are witnessing a decrease in their lifespan by 6.3 years.

Chennai flood: Concrete structures would survive but not wood work

Home owners in Tamil Nadu whose houses remained submerged for a couple of days during the recent floods need not worry about structural stability if there are no visible signs of wall cracks, an expert has said.

Delhi pollution level to be at its peak tomorrow: SAFAR

Delhi pollution level to be at its peak tomorrow: SAFAR

The high level of pollution being witnessed in the national capital will reach its peak tomorrow, as per the forecast by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

IIT-Madras team's research to help detect multiple sclerosis

Researchers at IIT-Madras (IIT-M) have developed algorithms that could help detect multiple sclerosis (MS) which, since it is visible as several small lesions, could be easily missed.

CBI claims to have detected recruitment scam in IITM, Pune

CBI has claimed to have detected a recruitment scam in prestigious Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune, registered a case against its Advisor and carried out searches at her residence during which documents related to deposits of over Rs one crore were recovered.

IITM takes up climate study aiming better crop, water resources

Weather scientists at IITM have embarked upon a study which is expected to contribute significantly to future crop and water management and planning in India.

Final phase of cloud seeding project

Scientists will soon carry out the final phase of a cloud seeding research programme.