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Give me some sunshine, give me some rain

The writers of the song from the movie ‘3 Idiots’ got their idea across in a very musical, yet tender way. The song describes the secret longings of students, who are facing an identity crisis in their late teens. They ... Read More »

Orissa flood death toll rises to 26

Bhubaneshwar, July 16 (ANI): Water levels in most rivers in Orissa are flowing above the danger mark following heavy rains across the State. Water levels in major rivers, including Mahanadi, Brahmani, Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Bansadhara and Rushikulya continue to rise due ... Read More »

Expanding tropics mean less rain globally

Sydney, July 6 (ANI): Australian experts have warned that the globe’s tropical zone is expanding rapidly and more research is needed to help humans adapt to the changing climate, which means less rain. According to a report by ABC News, ... Read More »

Monsoon break brings respite to farmers

Jalpaiguri/Shimla, July 3 (ANI): After a long dry spell, farmers in different parts of the country finally heaved a sigh of relief as the monsoons arrived. The onset of monsoons in Jalpaiguri in West Bengal raised hopes for the farmers ... Read More »

Rain prayers in Rajouri

Rajouri, July 2 (ANI): Residents offered prayers for rains at a shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri District, putting all their hopes on divine intervention. Situated near to the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, the shrine of ... Read More »

Frog marriage in Assam pleases rain gods

Chipoha village (Assam), June 5 (ANI): Fed up with the prolonged dry spell in the region, villagers in Assam married off frogs in a unique custom to please the rain god, asking for an early monsoon. Residents of the entire ... Read More »

Some raindrops travel faster than previously believed

London, May 17 (ANI): Meteorologists may be miscalculating how much it rains, for a new study has found that many raindrops travel at “super-terminal” velocities, faster than was thought possible. Scientists previously thought that all raindrops fall at terminal velocity, ... Read More »