• Are you a smoker and want to quit? Doing that now can win you lakhs of rupees. The World Health Organization is sponsoring a

The ongoing drought in Australia has widened the trade deficit of the country. Rural exports have been hit as the rising Australian dollar has made imports cheaper. Analysts do not see a change in

The intense heatwave that baked much of Europe for weeks has convinced many people about the changing climate

Have Indian meteorologists at last found their role model ? After getting a lot of flak from politicians and the public for last year s erroneous prediction of rainfall, the New Delhi based India Meteorological Department has revamped its monsoon forecas

It is a bumper crop that has raised quite a few eyebrows. Much to the chagrin of those leading the international fight against the drugs menace, Afghanistan harvested a bountiful poppy yield of 3400

Breaking with tradition, Union finance minister Jaswant Singh chose not to conform to the two part format while delivering his maiden budget speech on February 28. But there was no departure from practice in this year s Union budget as it was at the end o

Society itself doesn’t care to know about headloading

Ralph Unger had to sell 60 per cent of his cattle because fields typically used to feed the animals have turned to dust. Unger's predicament sums up the plight of us farmers and ranchers who

from Tuscany to the tip of Sicily, Italy is in the grip of its worst drought in decades. It has wiped out crops, killed livestock and changed the lives of thousands of people. Experts say that

UP government caught napping as state comes under dry spell