Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Chamoli flash flood


Parliamentary panel holds meeting on glaciers, seeks to streamline research, warning systems

June 22, 2021 2:08 am

The committee has been examining glacier management in the country — including the monitoring of glaciers and glacial lakes, particularly glacial lake outbursts leading to flash floods in the Himalayan region — since January this year.

Chamoli flash flood: In clear, present danger, villages may see some relief

March 04, 2021 7:27 am

Since 2012, 839 families in 32 villages of Uttarakhand have been rehabilitated, at a cost of Rs 35.67 crore, as per officials.

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Kochi and Malayalam cinema: An eternal love story that is ageing like fine wine

Updated: September 29, 2022 11:32:52 am

Ever since the relocation of Malayalam cinema’s base from Kodambakkam to Kochi, the port city has been a key locale for numerous movies. Thanks to its composite nature, Kochi became home to many motion pictures and some iconic characters. Extracting the Queen of Arabian Sea from its cinema, here's the next in our 'city in the cinema' series.

After Centre’s move, Rajasthan approves 4% hike in dearness allowance for state govt employees

Updated: September 29, 2022 11:28:03 am

The decision is expected to benefit 8 lakh employees and 4.40 lakh pensioners of the state, the Rajasthan CMO said.

The crypto world is on edge after a string of hacks

Updated: September 29, 2022 11:31:18 am

The sheer amount of crypto flowing across these cross-chain bridges makes them valuable targets.

Watch: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee plays the ‘dhaak’ at Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata

September 29, 2022 11:26:03 am

The Chief Minister was inaugurating Suruchi Sangha puja, in New Alipore patronised by her cabinet colleague and Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Aroop Biswas and was accompanied by Firhad Hakim.

‘Precision surgeries with tech tools can tackle the most complex heart problem’

September 29, 2022 11:26:01 am

Disorders of heart rhythm often need accurate ablation of trigger points within the heart, which is now enabled by a three-dimensional mapping. The success of such procedures has significantly reduced morbidity and the need of prolonged medication with side effects, says Dr Atul Mathur, Executive Director, Cardiology, and Chief of Cardiac Cath Labs, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

Into the wilds of Quebec in an electric car

September 29, 2022 11:25:45 am

I decided recently to try Quebec’s electric vehicle charging network on my way to visit a lithium mine in La Corne, a small town about 350 miles northwest of Montreal, for an article about battery raw materials.

WBJEE Counselling 2022: Registration through JEE Main score begins; check how to apply

Updated: September 29, 2022 11:23:09 am

WBJEE Counselling 2022: Students who wish to get admission in West Bengal colleges on the basis of their JEE Main scores can now visit the official WBJEE website — — and apply.

Listen Watch Read: What went into Eliud Kipchoge breaking the unofficial two-hour barrier in the marathon

Updated: September 29, 2022 11:21:17 am

For those critics who believe Kipchoge received too much assistance when he ran under-two hours, watching this documentary could help them appreciate the effort a little more.

Hot Take trailer sensationalises Johnny Depp-Amber Heard’s controversial trial, watch

September 29, 2022 11:19:46 am

Hot Take is a fictionalised and dramatic retelling of the 'most watched trial' of the year, with Megan Davis playing Amber Heard and Mark Hapka channelling Johnny Depp.

Unamused Sonam Kapoor asks Karan Johar why he’s calling her in the middle of his show: ‘I just had a baby…’

September 29, 2022 11:14:31 am

Sonam Kapoor wasn't expecting a call from Karan Johar, especially a call to inform her that she had been chosen as the funniest guest on the seventh season of Koffee with Karan.