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  • Mercury hits 42 degree C in Delhi, hottest day in July in 2 years July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Mercury continued to soar in the national capital as it hit 42 degrees Celsius on Friday, registering the hottest day the city has experienced in July in two years. As monsoon continues to elude the national capital, the day temperature has been constantly soaring in the last couple of...
  • Thursday hottest day of season in Delhi, no relief expected today June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi reeled under intense heat on Thursday as the maximum temperature settled four notches above the average at 44.7 degrees Celsius, making it the season's hottest day yet. No respite is expected on Friday, the met office said. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Friday will see clear...
  • Hottest day in Delhi in 5 years, temperature touches 44.7 degrees June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi experienced the hottest day of the season with the mercury touching 44.7 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature was four degrees above normal, the Met department said. The maximum temperature in Palam was recorded at 46.6 degrees Celsius which is also highest for the area for the season. The...
  • Chandrapur district recorded as hottest in Vidarbha June 3, 2014

    Nagpur: Chandrapur was on Tuesday the hottest city in Vidarbha, recording a maximum temperature of 47.2 degrees Celsius, the highest this summer in the eastern Maharashtra region which reeled under heatwave conditions. Bramhapuri at 46.3 and Wardha 45 at degrees Celsius were the second and third hottest places, respectively, in the...
  • Scarlett Johansson voted as the second hottest actress in the world May 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson, who recently said she hates being a sex symbol, has been voted as the second hottest actress in a poll by a magazine. The 29-year-old, who is expecting her first child with her French journalist fiance Romain Dauriac, got more votes than actresses Katy Perry,...
  • Bhubaneswar hottest with 43.7 degree, no respite in coming days May 15, 2014

    The state capital on Thursday sizzled with mercury level touching 43.7 degree Celsius, the highest in Odisha, as the local Met office predicted severe heat wave condition for another one week. The heat wave conditions will prevail in Odisha till May 18." Thereafter the conditions may worsen for the next four...
  • Rajasthan continues to reel under heat wave, Ganganagar at 45.9 C May 2, 2014

    With no let up in heat wave conditions Ganganagar was on Friday the hottest place in Rajasthan with the maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius. According to local MeT office Churu recorded the maximum temperature of 45.4 degrees C followed by Kota 43.6 and Jaipur 43 degrees C, about 3 notches...
  • Gurmeet Choudhary, Drashti Dhami voted TV's hottest couple March 27, 2014

    London: Small-screen stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Drashti Dhami, who starred together in hit serial 'Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi', have been voted as the hottest on-screen couple of all time on Indian TV. Fans around the world voted via social networking sites for a poll conducted by UK based newspaper...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • Australia swelters after record hot 2013 January 3, 2014

    A searing heatwave is baking central and northern Australia, piling more misery on drought-hit cattle farmers who have been slaughtering livestock as Australia sweltered through the hottest year on record in 2013. Temperatures have topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit)in large parts of Australia's key agricultural regions for most of the...
  • 2012 was the hottest year in US history January 9, 2013

    Washington: The United States has experienced the highest average temperatures in 2012, making it hottest year in the continents history. "The average temperature for 2012 was 55.3 F, 3.2 F above the 20th century average, and 1.0 F above 1998, the previous warmest year," the National Climate Data Center of...
  • PETA's hottest vegetarian: Indian makes it to the race November 6, 2012

    Thrissu: Twenty four year old Vimal Das from Engadiyur in Kerala's Thrissur district is among the 10 male finalists vying for PETA's hottest vegetarian crown. Vimal has beaten out hundreds of other entrants from across India to become one of 10 male contestants to advance to the final round of the...
  • Egypt unrest: Twitter's hottest topic in 2011 December 8, 2011

    London: The fall of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising and the killing of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan have been the hottest topics of 2011 on Twitter. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March has been ranked third in the list, according to...
  • Scorpion Butch T chili - world's hottest pepper? April 25, 2011

    Sydney: Beware, Naga Viper. Your reign as the world's hottest chili pepper may be coming to a close. A group of Australians is seeking world record status for a new variety of chili, a bright red pepper so potent that processing it for eating requires gas masks and protective chemical warfare-like...
  • The hottest planet in the universe discovered January 28, 2011

    London: Astronomers have claimed that a planet discovered last year is the hottest ever found in the universe, where the temperature is a scorching 3,200 Celcius. The scorching temperature of exoplanet, WASP-33b also known as HD15082, is explained by its close orbit around its star, itself one of the hottest planet-hosting...
  • Women want Scarlett's pout, Gisele's body January 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The plump pout made famous by actress Angelina Jolie is yesterday's news. Women want Scarlett Johansson's lips instead. Oscar-winning actress Jolie came in second to Johansson in the lips category of the "14th Annual Famed Hottest Looks Survey" compiled by Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeons Dr. Richard Fleming and Dr....
  • 2010 boils up to be the hottest till date July 17, 2010

    WASHINGTON: The world is enduring the hottest year on record, according to a US national weather analysis, causing droughts worldwide and a concern for US farmers counting on another bumper year. For the first six months of the year, 2010 has been warmer than the first half of 1998, the previous...
  • Sallu-Kat declared the hottest couple April 28, 2010

    Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif may be tight-lipped about their relationship status, but they have been voted the hottest couple of the decade in a poll by MSN India that also declared superstar Shah Rukh Khan the actor of the decade. The two have beaten the likes of...
  • Heat havoc in India as mercury rises April 19, 2010

    The mercury is still beyond 40 in most parts of India and the worst sufferers in the heat wave are school going children. ...
  • Top of Pop: Singer Hard Kaur on a high November 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Hard Kaur is on a high ever since a poll declared her to the top position. Though some people feel that the polls are ridiculous and the results rigged, Hard Kaur has not let it affect her. The poll conducted was by Easten Eye across the globe and...
  • Global warming alerts: 2008 recorded warmest in 150 years December 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The year 2008 has been recorded as the 10th warmest year in the past 150 years, cause being global warming. The global mean temperature this year according to the world meteorological organization is 14.3 degree centigrade, making it one of the warmest years since 1850. This year saw Australia...
  • Google list throws up surprises other than Katrina December 11, 2008

    New Delhi: This is for the incessant googlers and researchers in all of us. We are all part of chain of curiosity. What is on Google's list of the most searched people and items? It is a long list but Katrina Kaif is right on top. Bye Bye...
  • In Pics: Hottest models | Million-dollar thighs February 16, 2008

    Here is a look at the world's top 20 hottest models and million dollar thighs. ...
  • In Pics: World's hottest ramp scorchers February 14, 2008

    Heidi Klum has topped a list for the ‘World’s Hottest Models’ by model.com. Which other gorgeous females made it? Take a look. ...
  • Essay: How not to eat the world's hottest chilli August 1, 2007

    By Tim Sullivan, AP, New Delhi I know people who regularly eat bhut jolokias — the 'ghost chilli' now rated as the world's hottest pepper. They're nice people. I like them. They don't seem crazy. Appearances are deceiving. I ate an entire bhut jolokia the other night, sitting at my dining room table...
  • Heat wave: Vidharbha hottest at 50ºC June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: As heat wave conditions prevailed across North and Central India on Tuesday, Maharashtra's Vidharbha recorded the highest temperature at a blazing 50ºC. Nagpur was in close competition at 44ºC while Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Hyderabad and Pune were all at 40ºC in spite of a slight fall in the mercury...