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Is Earth really getting too hot for people to survive? A scientist explains extreme heat and the role of climate change

Many countries have seen extremely hot weather lately, but in most of the inhabited world, it's never going to get oo hot for people to live here, especially in relatively dry

20 Jun 2024 9:58 am
ED makes third arrest in Rajasthan's Jal Jeevan Mission 'irregularities' case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Mahesh Mittal, proprietor of Shree Ganpati Tubewell Company, and Padamchand Jain, proprietor of Shree Shyam Tubewell Company, in connection with a money laundering investigation into alleged irregularities in the Jal Jeevan Mission scheme in Rajasthan. The scheme aims to provide safe drinking water through household tap connections.

20 Jun 2024 9:56 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Vietnam on state visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Vietnam on a state visit after concluding his trip to North Korea. He was welcomed at Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport by Vietnamese officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha. During his visit, Putin will meet with Vietnam's President and other top leaders. In North Korea, Putin and Kim Jong Un signed a comprehensive partnership agreement, marking a significant elevation in bilateral ties and committing to mutual assistance. The visit featured gra

20 Jun 2024 6:57 am
Did Trooping the Colour affected Kate Middleton's health? Details here

Kate Middleton requires a long and well-deserved break after Trooping the Colour. At the event, Middleton wore a white Jenny Packham dress that she had donned to the previous year's pre-coronation event.

19 Jun 2024 2:03 am
British scientists discover planet near Earth, which can support life. Know in detail

Gliese 12b, which is around the same size as Venus, orbits its sun every 12.8 days. The sun, called Gliese 12, is a cool red dwarf star located in the constellation Pisces.

19 Jun 2024 1:59 am
Delhi likely to see rain in next 3-4 days: IMD

The IMD said that heatwave conditions are likely over many parts of the country on June 18. Heatwave to severe heat wave conditions are likely over many parts of Uttar Pradesh and some parts of Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi on 18th June 2024 and heat wave conditions are likely over isolated places over Jammu division, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar and Jharkhand, IMD said in a post on X.

18 Jun 2024 6:51 pm
'Your entire diet is made up of denying calf its mothers milk': Swara Bhaskar slams vegetarian food blogger

Swara Bhasker questioned the self-righteousness of vegetarians. She highlighted ethical concerns such as the separation of calves from their mothers for milk production and the impact of root vegetable harvesting. Swara also referenced Bakr Eid, cautioning against excessive virtue signaling during the festival.

18 Jun 2024 3:07 pm
Taiwan to receive 1,700 TOW 2B anti-tank missiles from US by year-end

Taiwan is set to receive all 1,700 TOW 2B anti-tank missiles and 100 launchers from the US by the end of this year, following a two-year delay. The delay was due to the weapons initially failing to meet US Army standards. However, after passing all required tests, delivery is now expected before year-end. These missiles are part of three major arms packages purchased from the US, including F-16V fighter jets and AGM-154 air-to-ground missile systems. The TOW 2B missiles target the tops of armore

18 Jun 2024 11:02 am
Kanchanjunga Express Accident: Railways to hold inquiry into West Bengal train mishap on June 19

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety for Northeast Frontier Railway, Janak Kumar Garg, is set to lead an official inquiry into the Kanchanjunga Express accident. The tragic event resulted in several fatalities and many injuries. The inquiry is scheduled for June 19 at 10 am in the ADRM/NJP's chamber and may be extended if necessary, as reported by ANI through an official press release.

18 Jun 2024 11:00 am
Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

Southern China is grappling with torrential rains that have triggered deadly landslides, killing at least nine and causing massive damage. In contrast, northern China faces severe drought. Fujian and Guangdong provinces are heavily affected, with landslides destroying homes, crops, and infrastructure. Simultaneously, northern regions, including Beijing, are enduring extreme heat, with potential rain relief expected soon.

18 Jun 2024 10:51 am
5 cleanest rivers in India with pristine water

Dawki, Teesta, Narmada and other cleanest rivers of India with their crystal clear water. Here are the top 5 cleanest rivers of India.

18 Jun 2024 10:48 am
10 highest-paid Bollywood actresses in 2024

Bollywood's highest-paid actresses list as per IMDB. These actresses captivate audiences with their exceptional performances and command impressive salaries, reflecting their star power and influence.

18 Jun 2024 10:23 am
PM Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh, Bihar on June 18-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on June 18-19. In Varanasi, he will participate in the PM Kisan Samman Sammelan, issuing certificates to over 30,000 women from self-help groups and releasing the 17th installment of PM Kisan Nidhi, totaling over Rs 20,000 crore to 9.26 crore farmers. He will also attend the Ganga Aarti and visit Kashi Vishwanath temple. In Bihar, Modi will visit the Nalanda ruins and inaugurate Nalanda University's new campus, a Net Zero Green Camp

18 Jun 2024 6:50 am
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra: Congress party's new talisman who is set to make her electoral debut from Wayanad

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, since entering active politics in 2019, was initially considered a contender against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi and a potential successor to Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli. However, the Congress has chosen to field her from Wayanad, a seat held by her brother Rahul for two terms. Priyanka, 52, expressed her readiness to represent Wayanad, affirming her enduring connection with Rae Bareli. Her candidacy marks a significant move for the Gandhi family, aiming to sec

17 Jun 2024 10:00 pm
'Teary' PM said NDA could not win a single LS seat in Tamil Nadu: DMK

DMK's Tamil mouthpiece 'Murasoli' reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a recent meeting with MPs of the National Democratic Alliance, expressed regret with 'teary eyes' over the BJP's failure to win any Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. The editorial highlighted the DMK-led INDIA bloc's sustained opposition to the BJP, culminating in a resounding victory in the state with all 40 Lok Sabha constituencies, including 39 in Tamil Nadu and one in Puducherry, going to the DMK and its allies

17 Jun 2024 3:05 pm
Cleaning up Delhi's air requires uncomfortable decisions involving rich people: Sunita Narain

Cleaning Delhis air demands tough decisions, not just targeting farmers for stubble burning but addressing major urban sources like transport and industry, says environmentalist Sunita Narain. In a PTI interaction, Narain highlighted that despite governmental measures, erratic weather and insufficient action continue to worsen pollution. She urges aggressive steps, including bringing natural gas under GST to reduce reliance on coal and expanding public transport, essential for significant improv

17 Jun 2024 3:04 pm
Fire breaks out in Mumbai building; no casualty

A fire erupted in a four-storey residential building on Chakala Street in Masjid area, south Mumbai, on Monday afternoon. The blaze, confined to the third and fourth floors, was reported around 1 pm. Police and fire brigade teams rushed to the scene to conduct rescue and firefighting operations. Fortunately, there have been no reports of casualties or injuries. The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

17 Jun 2024 3:02 pm
Uttarakhand accident: Four women sharing flat in Noida among dead in tempo traveller accident

In a tragic accident in Rudraprayag district, a tempo traveller carrying tourists, including six flat mates from Noida Sector 51, plunged into a gorge. Four women from the group died, identified as Mohini Pandey, Smriti Sharma, Nikita Bhatt, and Anjali Srivastava, while two others, Vandana Sharma and Shubham Singh, were severely injured. The incident claimed 15 lives and injured 11, with critical cases transferred to AIIMS Rishikesh.

17 Jun 2024 11:04 am
Kanchanjunga Express Train Accident: From Coromandel to Bihar train disaster, here is a list of worst Indian Railways accidents

Kanchanjunga Express Train Accident: A collision between the Kanchanjungha Express and a goods train near Rangapani station in Darjeeling district, West Bengal, has resulted in several passengers being injured and five reported deaths. The incident occurred as the Kanchanjungha Express was hit by the goods train, causing the derailment of two coaches. The situation is serious, with around 20-25 passengers injured. Further details about the accident are awaited. The collision has impacted train m

17 Jun 2024 11:03 am
China's May industrial output misses forecasts, retail sales a bright spot

China's industrial output fell below expectations, leading to calls for fiscal and monetary policy support. Retail sales exceeded forecasts, driven by global demand.

17 Jun 2024 8:00 am
'Time is ripe, my entry has begun,' says Sasikala

V K Sasikala, confidante of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday dramatically said that it cannot be thought that the AIADMK is decimated in view of its recent electoral drubbing as her 'entry has begun,' and vowed to usher in Amma's rule by winning the 2026 Assembly polls. She also asserted that she would question the government as the 'opposition party' when Edappadi K Palaniswami did not ask the right questions, in his capacity as leader of opposition.

16 Jun 2024 10:01 pm
Cong slams govt over statues' relocation within Parliament, calls it 'unilateral' move

The Congress criticised the ruling regime for unilaterally relocating statues within the Parliament premises to remove Mahatma Gandhi and BR Ambedkar from traditional protest sites. This comes ahead of the inauguration of 'Prerna Sthal' for freedom fighters' statues. The Lok Sabha secretariat defended the move, stating it was difficult for visitors to see statues in various places. Congress argued the decision hampers democratic protests and diminishes the significance of Ambedkar Jayanti celebr

16 Jun 2024 4:04 pm
Feasibility study on proposal to establish land connectivity with India in final stages, says Sri Lankan President

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe announced that the feasibility study for a land connectivity proposal with India is nearing completion. This initiative, along with discussions on a potential power grid connection and the sale of excess renewable energy to India, will be on the agenda during External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's upcoming visit to Sri Lanka on June 20.

16 Jun 2024 4:00 pm
There will be no corruption in double engine govt, says new Odisha Minister Krushna Chandra Mahapatra

Odisha Minister Krushna Chandra Mahapatra, part of the newly-elected BJP government, vows to prioritize solving people's basic issues and ensure o corruption in the double-engine government. The government focuses on providing housing solutions and addressing the plight of slum dwellers. This marks a significant change in Odisha's political landscape.

16 Jun 2024 3:57 pm
Decision on 1,563 NEET candidates taken as per students' conformity, says Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Union Minister Giriraj Singh highlighted that decisions regarding 1,563 NEET-UG candidates receiving grace marks were made in accordance with student feedback. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan assured transparency in handling alleged irregularities, emphasizing no paper leak occurred. The National Testing Agency plans re-exams for affected candidates following Supreme Court directives

16 Jun 2024 3:54 pm
Delhi water crisis: AAP's Saurabh Bhardwaj suspects deliberate water leakage

Delhi Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj accused individuals of deliberately causing water leakages to sabotage pipelines. He urged vigilance from locals in South Delhi. He leader called for protection of major pipelines, as leaks worsen water crisis. Delhi Water Minister Atishi requested police deployment to prevent tampering with lifelines. BJP protested water scarcity in the National Capital, seeking intervention from Haryana government to address the issue.

16 Jun 2024 3:52 pm
Bakrid 2024 Date: When is Eid-ul-Adha 2024 in India?

Eid-ul-Adha, celebrated on the tenth day of Dhu-al-Hijjah, commemorates Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail. In 2024, India will observe Eid-ul-Adha on June 17. Globally, different countries will celebrate on June 16 or June 17, following the sighting of the crescent moon. The festival involves prayers, animal sacrifices, and communal gatherings.

16 Jun 2024 12:01 pm
Nagpur Car Crash: Teen driver injures five in a re-run of Pune Porsche incident

A minor's reckless driving near KDK College in Nagpur led to chaos, injuring five people and damaging several vehicles. The out-of-control car moved into a crowd of vendors and customers, finally stopping after hitting a tree. The minor, along with the car and garage owners, have been detained and charged. The incident underscores the need for stricter enforcement of traffic laws to prevent such accidents.

16 Jun 2024 12:00 pm
Police imposes Section 144 in Noida and Greater Noida for Bakrid and Ganga Dussehra

Ahead of the festivals of Bakrid and Jyeshtha Ganga Dussehra, Noida and Greater Noida police are implementing Section 144 of the CrPC from Sunday to Wednesday to ensure peace. The order prohibits public prayers, processions, and other religious events without special permission. Additional DCP Hirdesh Katheriya cited the need for these measures due to potential disruptions by anti-social elements. Restrictions include limitations on large assemblies, drone use near government offices, and loudsp

16 Jun 2024 9:06 am
Deadly 'flesh-eating bacteria' outbreak sweeps Japan, death toll mounts; Here's all you need to know

A deadly outbreak of Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) in Japan has raised concerns as cases approach 1,000, surpassing last year's total. The disease, caused by a 'flesh-eating bacteria,' has a mortality rate of 30% and can be fatal within 48 hours. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, and organ failure. Preventive measures include good hygiene and prompt treatment. Similar outbreaks have been reported in Europe. Vigilance and early treatment are crucial to combat this severe illness.

16 Jun 2024 8:58 am
North East India to be battered by heavy rains on Monday, Tuesday; IMD issues orange alert

Arunachal Pradesh is likely to get heavy to very heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, the IMD said on Saturday issuing an orange alert for the northeastern state.

15 Jun 2024 7:06 pm
UK's Princess of Wales makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

Catherine, Princess of Wales, on Saturday tentatively returned to UK public life for the first time since being diagnosed with cancer, attending a military parade in London to mark King Charles III's official birthday. I'm looking forward to attending the King's Birthday Parade this weekend with my family and hope to join a few public engagements over the summer, the princess added.

15 Jun 2024 7:02 pm
How Elon Musk's $44.9B Tesla pay package compares with the most generous plans for other U.S. CEOs

Tesla shareholders on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of restoring Musk's 10-year pay plan, valued by the company in April at $44.9 billion. It was worth more early in the year, but Tesla's stock value has fallen about 25% since then.

15 Jun 2024 6:55 pm
Taiwan reports Chinese military activity near its territory

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence reported 12 Chinese military aircraft and 8 naval vessels near its territory, with 7 aircraft entering its Air Defense Identification Zone. Taiwan deployed its own aircraft and naval ships to monitor the situation. China's increased military activities near Taiwan have raised tensions, including the implementation of a new law allowing Chinese Coast Guard to board and detain foreign citizens, drawing international criticism.

15 Jun 2024 12:54 pm
World leaders to meet at Swiss resort on possible Ukraine peace roadmap, Russia is notably absent

Leaders from Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Somalia, alongside numerous Western heads of state and government, are set to convene at a conference this weekend to discuss the initial steps toward peace in Ukraine, with Russia notably absent. Hosted by Swiss officials, the conference will see over 50 heads of state and government, including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, as well as 100 delegations from European bodies and the United Nations.

15 Jun 2024 12:41 pm
Toddler who fell into 50 feet borewell in Gujarat's Amreli pulled out, declared dead

The child was pulled out from the borewell at 5:10 am and taken to the Amreli Civil Hospital where she was declared brought dead, Fire Officer HC Gadhvi said today.

15 Jun 2024 9:03 am
Kensington Palace denies Kate Middleton being treated in Houston. Know full story and latest update

Situated in Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center is considered to be one of the best places for cancer treatment. It hit the headlines after it was reported that Kate

14 Jun 2024 10:06 pm
Is Joe Biden ahead of Donald Trump in the polls? What does this mean for the Presidential elections in November?

In various national surveys, both Biden and Trump are neck to neck in competition. This is expected to change in favor of either of the candidates in the coming months based on numerous factors.

14 Jun 2024 10:06 pm
At G7 Outreach session, PM Modi calls for ending monopoly in technology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the G7 summit in Italy's Apulia region, called for ending technological monopolies and fostering creative technology to build an inclusive society. Highlighting the global impact on the Global South, Modi emphasized India's responsibility to voice their concerns, prioritizing Africa's development. He stressed the significance of artificial intelligence, citing India's AI Mission and national strategy. Modi advocated for international governance in AI and

14 Jun 2024 10:03 pm
Israel hits Gaza as tensions surge on Lebanon border

The Israeli military said troops continued operations in central Gaza, where warplanes struck a militant cell in the Zeitun area.

14 Jun 2024 10:01 pm
Passengers jump off train over fire rumour, some hit by goods train on adjacent track: Dhanbad DRM

The incident occurred around 8 pm at the Kumandih railway station in Dhanbad Division, its Divisional Railway Manager said. We don't have the confirmed number of deaths but I have come to know that some casualties are there. We are trying to gather more information, he told PTI.

14 Jun 2024 9:53 pm