Monsoon likely to be below normal in 2015, says IMD

Releasing the Indian Meteorological Department’s first forecast for 2015, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan, Wednesday, said that rainfall in the monsoon season from June to September is expected to be below normal.

Rajasthan records normal rainfall this monsoon season

Rajasthan has received normal rainfall this monsoon season with only 11 districts out of 33 receiving deficit rain, the water resources department said.

22-yr-old youth first dengue victim in Delhi this season

In the first case of death caused by dengue in the national capital this year, a 22-year-old youth succumbed to the vector-borne disease at a private hospital here.

Water samples found unfit for drinking in NDMC are

44 percent of water samples taken from Sadar Paharganj area were found to be unfit for drinking, while the figure was 43 percent for Civil Line zone.

Cloud Physics Lab to gather data on monsoon season

High Altitude Cloud Physics
Laboratory will gather data from the monsoon season on "growth and decay" of clouds under different environmental conditions.

Keep your jewellery sparkling through monsoon

Here`s how to keep your jewellery sparkling in the rains. If they`re pearls, clean them regularly and keep them in a separate box.