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BJP calls on Centre, Bihar to join hands to resolve flood-linked crisis

Floods in Bihar have claimed 156 lives so far, and affected the lives of lakhs of people in 12 districts. Given the extent of the damage to life, livestock, crops and property, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday appealed to both the Centre and the Bihar government to join hands to provide relief and rehabilitation to the people.

Avoid getting sick this monsoon with these top health tips!

 Here are some useful tips to ensure you a sickness-free this rainy season.

Conversion of forest land the reason behind weakening of monsoon: Research

Conversion of forest land the reason behind weakening of monsoon: Research

The study undertaken by the IIT's Interdisciplinary Programme in Climate Studies warned that the condition would become "more critical" if deforestation continues at the present rate.

Ileana D'Cruz's monsoon skin ritual will help you get that perfect look!

Ileana D'Cruz's monsoon skin ritual will help you get that perfect look!

Actress Ileana D'Cruz says her monsoon beauty mantra involves a good cleanse ritual and use of the right moisturiser.

This Agra family had an unwanted visitor in their kitchen — A 5-feet-long cobra

A five-feet-long cobra was rescued on Wednesday from Artoni, Agra on the National Highway to Delhi.

Monsoon weakens over Goa

During this month till yesterday, eight inches of rainfall was recorded by IMD.

Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

With various tributaries pouring in huge amount of water in Ganga and Yamuna, the water level has significantly risen at Triveni Sangam.

5 most essential items you should keep in your car during monsoon

5 most essential items you should keep in your car during monsoon

These items might seem very humble but believe us, during emergency these humble items will get you out of trouble.

Miraculous escape: Two IndiGo planes barely miss mid-air collision over Guwahati

Miraculous escape: Two IndiGo planes barely miss mid-air collision over Guwahati

 Two Indigo aircraft had a miraculous escape on Tuesday.

How to prevent dengue fever - Six effective home remedies!

 There is no specific medication for treatment of a dengue infection, which is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti.

Citi keeps 2016-17 growth at 7.7% on monsoon, 7th Pay Commission award

Citi keeps 2016-17 growth at 7.7% on monsoon, 7th Pay Commission award

Indian GDP is expected to expand at 7.7 percent this financial year despite the fact that the pace of activity indicators slackened in April-June, says a Citigroup report.

 

Know how to take care of carpets during monsoon!

Know how to take care of carpets during monsoon!

Monsoon season is here to unwind and enjoy, however, it sure brings with it some dampness. We bring to you some ways to keep your carpet free from dampness this season.

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

At least 40 people were killed and more than 35 others were injured in lightning strikes in Odisha in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday. 

Rains bring Gurgaon and Bengaluru – shining examples of India's rise – to a grinding halt

Rains bring Gurgaon and Bengaluru – shining examples of India's rise – to a grinding halt

The situation was so bad in Gurgaon (now called Gurugram) that the police there had to, on Friday, ask people, coming from Delhi for work, to cancel their plans.

Monsoon to push GDP growth to over 8% this fiscal: Panagariya

Monsoon to push GDP growth to over 8% this fiscal: Panagariya

A good monsoon can help add "a percentage point" to India's GDP growth in the current fiscal, from 7.6 percent in 2015-16, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said Wednesday expressing confidence in crossing the 8 percent mark.

Rains support RBI rate cut, may douse agflation : BoA-ML

Rains support RBI rate cut, may douse agflation : BoA-ML

he Reserve Bank is expected to cut key interest rate by 25 basis points at its policy review meet next month if prices of pulses fall and help push down agflation, a BoA-ML report said on Monday, even as it sees overall retail inflation in July to touch 6 per cent.

Devotees throng Lord Shiva temples to celebrate first Monday of 'Saawan'

Devotees gathered for offering prayer to Lord Shiv on the first Monday of Monsoon. Watch this special segment and get to know about the devotion of Hindus for Lord Shiv.

Smart dressing tips for children during monsoon

Smart dressing tips for children during monsoon

Scared that your child's clothes will get drenched and dirty in the rain? The key is to dress them light, says an expert.

Heavy rain in China kills at least 24, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 24 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

Himachal sees 26 percent deficit rainfall

 The southwest monsoon has remained 26 per cent deficit so far in Himachal Pradesh, with five out of 12 districts witnessing less than normal rainfall, the weather bureau said on Friday.