Gujarat earthquake: Tremors measuring 4.2 hit Kutch district

Gujarat earthquake: Tremors measuring 4.2 hit Kutch district

The same region had on June 14 recorded an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude that was felt across several parts of Saurashtra region, forcing people to rush out of their houses.  A 4.2 magnitude earthquake, with its epicentre around 14 kms from Bhachau in Kutchdistrict of Gujarat, was recorded on Sunday evening, an official said. It was preceded by four […]

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Opening space sector for private players: Space policy, Space Activities Bill in final stages, says ISRO chairman

Opening space sector for private players: Space policy, Space Activities Bill in final stages, says ISRO chairman

The ISRO chairman said very soon a system will be put in place for approval that will enable these activities to happen without any hindrance. The space policy and the Space Activities Bill are in the final stages, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan said, days after the government opened up the space […]

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IMD Weather Update: Heavy rains, thunderstorms in many parts of India; phenomenon to continue

IMD Weather Update: Heavy rains, thunderstorms in many parts of India; phenomenon to continue

IMD said that in the next 12 hours, thunderstorms are expected. Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms have been witnessed in many parts of India and will continue ranging from moderate to intense over many states in India, according to information provided by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The department informed on Twitter that during the next […]

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Another quake rocks northeast: Earthquake measuring 4.6 strikes Mizoram

Another quake rocks northeast: Earthquake measuring 4.6 strikes Mizoram

The earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck 25km South South-West (SSW) of Champhai, Mizoram at 5:26 pm. Mizoram Earthquake: The north-east of the country was rattled by yet another earthquake on Sunday evening, reports said. ANI tweeted quoting sources from National Centre for Seismology (NCS) as saying that an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the […]

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Delhi weather update: Respite from heat! Rains, high-velocity winds lash city; more expected

Delhi weather update: Respite from heat! Rains, high-velocity winds lash city; more expected

More rain is expected over the next three to four days,Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of IMD’s regional forecasting centre, said. (ANI photo) A fresh bout of rain and high-velocity winds lashed the national capital overnight, bringing the mercury down by several notches on Sunday morning. Light rain and generally cloudy weather is expected during the […]

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Mumbai rain update: Heavy rains continue in Mumbai; low-lying areas waterlogged

Mumbai rain update: Heavy rains continue in Mumbai; low-lying areas waterlogged

Heavy rainfall inundated some low-lying areas of the city, including Hindmata in Central Mumbai, and Chembur in eastern suburbs. (ANI photo) Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai, Thane and other parts of Konkan Maharashtra for the third consecutive day on Sunday and caused water-logging in some low-lying areas of the metropolis. The India Meteorological Department […]

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Lunar Eclipse 2020: Third lunar eclipse of this year is under progress. Where one can see it

Lunar Eclipse 2020: Third lunar eclipse of this year is under progress. Where one can see it

The lunar eclipse under progress now has started appearing at around 8:37 am and it will each its reach maximum at 9:59 am, before vanishing by 11:22 am. (Photo: The Financial Express) Lunar Eclipse 2020: The third lunar eclipse of this year is under progress now. The world has seen after two lunar eclipses and […]

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Weather alert: IMD issues warning of cyclonic circulation, thunderstorm in these regions — check full forecast

Weather alert: IMD issues warning of cyclonic circulation, thunderstorm in these regions — check full forecast

Extremely heavy rainfall is also predicted in Gujarat’s Saurashtra and Kutch region in the next four days. (Courtesy: AP Photo) Weather warning: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning on Saturday regarding a cyclonic circulation that is developing over west-central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off the northern coast of Andhra Pradesh and […]

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Weather update: Heavy rains lash Maharashtra, north India reels under sultry weather

Weather update: Heavy rains lash Maharashtra, north India reels under sultry weather

Mumbai: Vehicles ply on a waterlogged street during monsoon rain, at Parel in Mumbai. (Courtesy: PTI Photo) Instances of wall collapse, uprooting of trees and waterlogging were reported in Maharashtra as heavy rains lashed large parts of the western state, including Mumbai, for the second day on Saturday. However, there were no casualties. North India […]

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COVID-19 vaccine: Results promising, fast-tracking vaccine development in accordance with global norms, says ICMR

COVID-19 vaccine: Results promising, fast-tracking vaccine development in accordance with global norms, says ICMR

In times of such an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, all other vaccine candidates across the world have also been similarly fast-tracked, ICMR stated. COVID-19 vaccine: The Indian Council for Medical Research on Saturday issued details regarding the fast-tracking of the process of development of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate in India that is being developed by Bharat […]

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