Snow blankets Manali, Kufri, Dalhousie(11:20) Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Tourist resorts of Kufri, Manali, Dalhousie and Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh received moderate snowfall turning them more picturesque on Saturday.
J&K weather improves(10:20) Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Weather in Jammu and Kashmir improved on Saturday and the Met said it will stay better for the next 48 hours till Monday.
Cloudy, foggy Saturday morning in Delhi(09:58) New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) It was a cloudy and foggy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13 degrees Celsius, two notch above the season's average.
Goa port suspends coking coal handling due to air pollution(04:24) Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) The state pollution authority has temporarily suspended all coking coal handling operations at Goa's Mormugao Port Trust, due to "deteriorating air quality" at the port town of Vasco, located 35 km from Panaji.
World Bank extends $40 mn loan for Shimla water supply(16:04) New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian and Himachal Pradesh governments and the World Bank on Friday signed a $40 million loan agreement to help provide clean and reliable drinking water to the Greater Shimla area which has been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years.
China closes Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists(15:20) Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) China has closed the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists who don't have climbing permits in order to deal with the mounting garbage problem at the site, officials say.
Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi, rains likely(10:34) New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) It was a cloudy Friday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. The Met predicts light rains later.
Manali gets snow, Shimla rain(10:34) Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) Though snowfall eluded the Himachal Pradesh capital here on Friday, the other tourist resort Manali had moderate snow of 6 cm and recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, Met said.
Weather to improve in J&K from Friday(09:52) Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) After three days of rain and light snowfall, weather is likely to improve in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday, a Met official said.
Prime Minister visits Corbett National Park(16:22) Dehradun, Feb 14 (IANS) Taking time off from his busy schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand to see the wildlife that included tigers and elephants.
Kalpa, hills near Manali wrapped in white blanket(11:16) Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's tourist destination Kalpa and hills overlooking Manali received more snow on Thursday, and the Met Office forecast widespread rain and snow till February 15.
Rain lashes Delhi-NCR; hailstorm likely(10:12) New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) There was thunder and lightning as light to moderate rains lashed parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Thursday, with the Met predicting more showers throughout the day with possibility of scattered hailstorm even.
Mercury rises in Srinagar(09:52) Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) The minimum temperature rose above freezing point here on Thursday as the Met forecast rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 24 hours till Friday.
TN to spend Rs 1,015 cr to tackle water shortage(18:00) Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is gearing up to meet the water shortage that may arise during summer this year and supply 550 million litres per day (MLD) water to Chennai.