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Warm Sunday morning in Delhi, max temp expected to touch 40 deg C

The minimum temperature was recorded four degrees above normal for the season at 27.6 degrees Celsius, said a MeT department official. “Partly cloudy skies in later half of the day are forecast. The maximum temperature will hover around 40 degrees Celsius,” he said. The relative humidity was 66 per cent ... Read More »

North Korea to close nuke test site in May, unify time zone

Kim made the comments during his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday at a border truce village, where he also expressed optimism about his anticipated meeting with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president will learn he’s “not a person” to fire missiles toward the United States, Moon’s ... Read More »

Australia pledges half a billion dollars to restore Great Barrier Reef

The World Heritage-listed site, which attracts millions of tourists, is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change. The reef is also under threat from the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish, which has proliferated due to pollution and agricultural runoff. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ... Read More »

World’s oldest spider discovered in Australia

The Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, which recently died during a long-term population study, had outlived the previous world record holder, a 28-year old tarantula found in Mexico. The ongoing research has led to new discoveries about the longevity of the trapdoor spider, researchers said. “To our knowledge this is the ... Read More »

Make water conservation a way of life: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

“Do we not feel that water conservation must be a social responsibility? This must be a collective responsibility. How can we conserve each and every drop of rain water?,” the Prime Minister said in his monthly Mann-Ki-Baat radio broadcast over the All India Radio. Pointing out that water conservation is ... Read More »

Manchurian tiger quintuplets born in northeast China

The mother is a star in the breeding center of the park since she is now a third-time mother, giving birth to quadruplets in 2014 and quintuplets in 2015. Breeders say it is not so common for the tiger to give birth to this number of babies at one time. ... Read More »

Sumit, Nikhat, Himanshu strike gold at Belgrade International Boxing

India ended the tournament with three gold, five silver and five bronze medals in all. Continuing his fine comeback from a wrist injury, Sumit, an Asian silver-medallist, defeated Ecuador’s Castillo Torres in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to claim the top honours on Saturday night. Former junior world champion Nikhat, also ... Read More »