Ode to the monsoon season by writers, poets, musicians
Ode to the monsoon season by writers, poets, musicians

Rains hold a special place in the heart of poets and musicians, who credit the season for numerous compositions.

Nine foods you should avoid during Monsoons!


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PM Modi's dream of smart city clashes with India's reality

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi puts forward his idea of building 100 smart cities, India battles with roads flooded with water.

Bipasha Basu and her various monsoon moods!
Bipasha Basu and her various monsoon moods!

After being drained under the scorching heat, it's the favourite time of the year for many - the monsoon season- and rains always works wonders.

Monsoon sets in over Karnataka
Monsoon sets in over Karnataka

The southwest monsoon has set in over Karnataka, the Met Office said on Saturday.

Monsoon to be deficient this year: Harsh Vardhan

 Already hit by an agrarian crisis and farmer suicides, there was more bad news for the country with predictions of a "deficient" monsoon this year, raising fears of a drought.

Deforestation could shift monsoons, leaving India high and dry

Large-scale deforestation could cause monsoon rains to shift south, cutting rainfall in India by nearly a fifth, scientists say.

SDMC launches cleanliness drive

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday launched an over fortnight-long cleanliness drive to maintain a hygienic atmosphere in the city ahead of the monsoon season.

Pakistan floods: 178 killed, over 1.5 million affected

At least 178 people have been killed and more than 1.5 million affected due to floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across Pakistan, officials said on Sunday.

Light rain in Delhi, more showers likely Friday

It was a wet beginning on Thursday in the city but the rains in the morning, soon made way for the sun and the weather became warm as the day progressed

A guide to healthy skin during monsoon

Come rain or sunshine, keep your skin flawless by figuring out what your skin needs and following your skin care regime religiously. From easily available over-the-counter products to kitchen beauty secrets, use them as per the demands of your skin.

Sonam Kapoor`s `Khubsoorat` ready to roll in August

The camera will start rolling for ‘Khubsoorat’ during monsoon.

Preparations on to protect animals in Dudhwa

Authorities in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve have geared up to protect the wild animals from floods and poachers during monsoons.

Monsoons enter West Bengal

Monsoons entered two north Bengal districts even as south Bengal, including Kolkata, continued to sizzle under heatwave conditions.

How to prevent Dengue this monsoon

Monsoon has an old bond with a number of diseases.

How to prevent Dengue this monsoon

Monsoon has an old bond with a number of diseases.

700 years of Asian monsoons mapped via tree rings

By analysing tree-ring data from more than 300 sites in Asia, researchers could piece together a year-by-year history of the region’s monsoon rains as far back as 1300 AD.

Power equipment sector clocks positive growth at 1.24%

The power equipment industry has come out of negative growth in the June quarter, clocking a 1.24 percent growth, but bad monsoon could derail it going forward, a senior industry body official said on Friday.

Lord Ram on the Monsoons

Perhaps, the greatest and the most joyous read on the Monsoons is its description by Lord Ram as tabulated by Saint Tulsidas in the Ram Charit Manas.

Care of ‘home sweet home’ during monsoons

We`ve had enough of the scorching Sun already and it`s finally that time of the year when the rain gods are smiling. Aren`t we supposed to be doing something special for the place that we call ‘home’.