Sunday, 26 March, 2023

Topic: monsoon

Understanding the 42-year-old Idukki dam which is now saving Kerala

The Idukki and Idamalayar reservoirs alone store 21.3 per cent of the total annual flow of Periyar river

Mumbai collapses & cries every monsoon. Why it’s a tired city with chronic fatigue syndrome

As another bridge collapses and Mumbaikars rant, sharing this ‘Writings on the Wall’ to remind them again of how they’ve left their own city to rot

The spirit of Bombay is a sham and I refuse to hide behind it this monsoon

We look at collapsing walls and giant sinkholes, only to take a deep breath, chant ‘spirit of Bombay’ to ourselves, and move on. We deserve better.

Angels laugh when Rahul Gandhi speaks, and the bounced cheque of ‘achhe din’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Monsoon rain may decline by 45% in long term, shows climate model made by Indian scientists

Patterns of low pressure systems over Bay of Bengal will slowly reduce in intensity and frequency, Indian researchers from 5 institutes have found.

Met forecast of ‘normal’ monsoon spells good news for BJP ahead of 2019

Farm crisis in poll-bound states of Karnataka, MP and Rajasthan, had made BJP jittery, especially after it suffered reverses in rural Gujarat in 2017 polls.

When it rains neglect, it pours

You can't blame the weatherman for bad weather. But in the past decade, scientists have got used to lazily rushing into a 'normal monsoon' forecast. This year we are paying the price for that.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.