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23 June, 2018 5:47 PM IMD warns of heatwave in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi

Severe heatwave conditions are 'very likely' to prevail at a few places in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Chandigarh: Hot weather conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with Narnaul at 44.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday, the hottest place in both states. After Narnaul, the maximum in Hisar in Haryana was recorded at 43.1 degrees Celsius, three degrees above 63

23 June, 2018 5:05 PM ‘Rhino habitat under threat of mining’

Activist alleges Assam government inaction The lynching of two adventure enthusiasts a fortnight ago has put the focus on rampant mining, quarrying and stone crushing activities that are threatening the ecology of the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape. Two friends — audio engineer Nilotpal Das, 29, and businessman Abhijeet Nath, 30 — were beaten to death 32

23 June, 2018 3:00 PM Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

The flood situation in Assam, which had shown improvement over the last two days, has reversed with two more districts being affected by the rising waters, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said. Vast tracts of land in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have been freshly inundated, taking the number of affected districts to six, an ASDMA 31

22 June, 2018 10:40 AM FIFA World Cup 2018: Sony claims over 47 million viewers watched first 4 games in India

Not surprisingly, Kerala, Assam and the other Northeast states, and West Bengal are the top contributing markets in terms of viewership for the World Cup India may not be playing in the biggest football tournament in the world, but Indians are are sure watching it. According to Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), which holds the media rights for the 2018 FIFA World 30

20 June, 2018 4:44 PM Assam flood situation improves, toll 21

One person drowned, three killed in landslips The flood situation in Assam improved slightly on Wednesday but one person drowned in Barak Valley’s Patharkandi taking the death toll to 21. Assam State Disaster Management Authority officials said the number of flood-affected people had increased to 514,597 in five districts. There were 149,129 people who had taken 34

19 June, 2018 7:07 PM Panel to study demands of inclusion in SC, ST list

Minister parries query on similarity with Manjunatha panel The State Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to constitute a Commission to study the demands of various communities for a change in their social status. The Commission is in addition to the Backward Classes (BC) Commission headed by Justice Manjunatha which did a similar exercise recently 68

19 June, 2018 4:20 PM Six more die in Assam flood, toll 20

Six people drowned in southern Assam’s Barak Valley on Tuesday, taking the death toll in the first wave of flood in the State to 20. At least 21 others have died in flash floods and landslides in Manipur and Tripura over more than a month. While the situation in the other states has improved, the situationin Assam remained grim with officials confirming 36

19 June, 2018 11:52 AM Idea VoLTE Rollout Completed Across All Its 4G Circles

Mumbai-based telecom player Idea Cellular on Tuesday announced the availability of its 4G VoLTE services in five more telecom circles in India, saying it had completed its 4G VoLTE rollout across all its 4G circles. With a total tally of Idea's VoLTE coverage in 20 circles, the operator now offers its next-gen 4G services pan India. The new circles that have received 92

17 June, 2018 4:04 PM Five more die in Assam flood

Situation improves in Manipur and Tripura Five people drowned across three inundated districts of southern Assam’s Barak Valley on Sunday, despite a slight improvement in the flood situation. This has taken the death toll in the State, including those killed in landslides to 13 since June 13. At least 21 others have died in flash floods and landslides 33

15 June, 2018 5:15 PM Over 3,600 flood-hit people rescued from Tripura, Assam: NDRF

NDRF rescued over 3,600 people from flooded regions of Tripura. In Assam, 235 people were rescued. Over 3,600 people have been rescued from the flood-affected regions of Tripura and Assam, the NDRF said today. Ten teams of the central relief and rescue force, comprising about 450 personnel, have been deployed to tackle the flood situation in Tripura 49