Summer

  • A New York college is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus but students will have to learn how to twerk on their own time 28-03-2014 11:40 AM

    A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won't even make students do any class twerk. The Saratogian newspaper reports the course will be offered by Skidmore College, a private liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs. Visiting Assistant Professor Carolyn Chernoff calls the...
  • SpiceJet slashes fares by 75 per cent 24-02-2014 02:46 PM

    In yet another bonanza to air travellers at the onset of the summer season, budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday reduced its fares by up to a whopping 75 percent under a special offer. This is the third time in the last one month that the Kalanithi Maran promoted carrier has...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun to debut in Kanga League: reports 06-09-2013 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun will make his debut in the restructured Kanga League starting Sunday, the Indian Express reported on Friday. The newspaper quoted a Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) source as saying that 13-year-old Arjun "will be playing his first Kanga League where he will be competing with several...
  • Sports ministry hopes Olympics retains wrestling 04-09-2013 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: The union sports ministry hopes International Olympic Committee (IOC) retains wrestling for the 2020 Summer Games at its 125th Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a letter written to all the IOC members, Sports Secretary P.K. Deb has said that wrestling goes back to the inaugural modern Olympics...
  • WADA revokes accreditation of Rio doping lab 27-08-2013 11:53 PM

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the accreditation of the Rio de Janeiro laboratory that would have handled testing for the 2016 Summer Games for failing to comply with international standards. The decision marks the second time the Rio laboratory has fallen below the required standards, the world anti-doping...
  • China zoo tries to pass off big hairy dog as lion 16-08-2013 11:56 AM

    Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? Reports say a zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion. The large breed's trademark mane gives it a lion-like appearance, but its vocalizations are far closer to a woof...
  • UK: At 32 degree C, heat wave kills around 650 people 19-07-2013 02:59 PM

    London: Britain's first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling, shops selling out of electric fans, and scientists estimating the surge in temperature could have caused hundreds of premature deaths. After a washout summer in 2012 and the coldest spring for over 50...
  • It is time to go back to school 03-07-2013 04:10 PM

    It's time to get back to school. After two months of playing, watching endless TV, attending summer camps and running around the house, it's time for your child to get ready for school and gear up for a brand new session. Have we ever thought what does a new session...
  • Axing of wrestling from Games will be India's loss: Sushil Kumar 28-06-2013 10:59 PM

    Mumbai: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was on Friday expressed optimism of wrestling continuing to be a part of the 2020 Summer Games by getting a favourable verdict in September. Sushil, the only Indian sportsperson to win back-to-back individual Olympic medals with a bronze in 2008 at Beijing and a...
  • Penguin launches 'summer reads' campaign 13-06-2013 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: Penguin Books India has launched its 'summer reads' campaign which provides a hand-picked selection of some of its popular books. Highlighting six categories - love, linger, lust, live, life and leap - these reads have something for every reader. "Books make perfect companions, and this summer, we wanted...
  • Delhi: Respite from heat, temperature remains below 40 deg C 08-06-2013 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: Mercury continued to hover below 40 degree-mark in the national capital for consecutive second day on Saturday, giving some respite from sweltering heat but high humidity made life tough for Delhiites. The day temperature settled at 39.8 deg C, one notch below normal and slightly higher from Friday's...
  • Scorching summer: Temperature map of India 29-05-2013 09:10 AM

    The intense says of the summer sun continues to scorch much of the country. This temperature/heat map of India shows which parts of the country are the hottest at this time of the year. The darker shades of red indicate higher atmospheric temperatures and deeper shades of blue stand for...
  • Delhi continues to reel under intense heat 28-05-2013 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: The national capital on Tuesday continued to reel under intense heat with hot winds blowing all through the day. The day temperature was recorded at maximum 43 degree Celsius, which was three notches above normal and slightly up from Monday's 42.6 deg C. There was some respite as...
  • Uttar Pradesh reels under intense heat wave 28-05-2013 11:15 AM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh is reeling under intense heat wave with the scorching sun ensuring that the hapless people have no relief. The heat wave in continuing in several parts of the state including capital Lucknow. The maximum temperature is many parts of the state is above the 46 degree Celsius...
  • Rising temperature claims 524 lives in AP in just 2 months 28-05-2013 09:16 AM

    Hyderabad: The rising mercury is continuing to claim more lives and the worst hit is Andhra Pradesh, where 524 deaths have been reported in the past two months. All hope of relief now lies on the monsoon, which is likely to reach South India by June 3. All 524 people...
  • Dust storms bring respite to Delhiites from scorching heat 27-05-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Delhiites on Monday got some respite from the intense heat after few parts of the city experienced dust storms which brought down the temperature. The temperature which had been registered at 42.6 deg C earlier in the day dropped to 36.4 deg C in the evening after dust...
  • No relief from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana, 8 dead 25-05-2013 01:26 PM

    Chandigarh: The ongoing heat wave conditions in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Saturday continued unabated, claiming at least eight lives and forcing people in the region to confine indoors. While six persons lost their lives due to intense heat wave in Punjab, two died in Haryana in the...
  • North India continues to bear the brunt of the heat wave 25-05-2013 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Temperatures continued to remain high across North India on Friday with the national capital touching 45 degrees Celsius and Amritsar boiling at 47 degrees Celsius. Rajasthan sizzled between 44 and 47 degrees Celsius. However, the Met department has said that a marginal fall in temperature can be expected...
  • Drink at least 12 glasses of water in summer: Dr Shikha Sharma 24-05-2013 05:46 PM

    Dr Shikha Sharma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on what to eat and drink and what to avoid to beat the blistering summer heat. Q. Is it true that in summer your food requirement comes down and gets more in winter? Asked by: sundar1950in A. Not specifically. It depends...
  • Delhi: Max temp expected to be around 46 degree Celsius today 24-05-2013 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Delhi recorded its hottest day in May in the last 10 years, the mercury is expected to rise further Friday, the India Meteorological Department said. "The heatwave conditions will prevail over the city Friday. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees Celsius,"...
  • North India sizzles as mercury continues to soar 24-05-2013 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Mercury levels continued to rise across North India, with the national capital registering a record breaking 45.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the hottest in a decade for the month of May. Amritsar in Punjab faced its hottest day in three decades with a maximum of 48 degrees Celsius....
  • Delhi sees hottest day in a decade at 45.7 degrees Celsius 23-05-2013 07:08 PM

    New Delhi: Vast swathes of the country continued to reel under intense heat, with capital Delhi witnessing its hottest day in a decade for the month of May with a record-breaking 45.7 degrees Celsius. Delhi's temperature was highest for the month of May since 2003. The city recorded a minimum...
  • Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie sign up for British Summer 2013 23-05-2013 12:14 PM

    London: Singers Jennifer Lopez and Lionel Richie will close the Barclaycard's British Summer Time. The 10-day extravaganza at Hyde Park will see the Latin diva and the 'Hello' hitmaker close the ceremony that has performances by Bon Jovi, who will open the event, Elton John and the Rolling Stones, reported...
  • North India continues to boil; intense heat leaves 3 dead in Odisha 21-05-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Expect another hot day on Tuesday across North India and parts of the South. Met department officials say temperatures will continue to be 3 to 4 degrees above normal for this time of the year in many parts of North India. The current prolonged heat wave, the second...
  • Electricity demand peaks as Delhi comes under the grip of heat wave 20-05-2013 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: As Delhi reeled under sweltering heat conditions and the mercury crossed 44 degrees Celsius, the demand for electricity peaked for the year. According to power department, the maximum demand for power reached 4,732 megawatt (MW) at 2.48 PM, breaching Sunday's record demand of 4.406 MW. Last year, maximum...
  • Severe heat wave sweeps North India 20-05-2013 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: North India is sweating it out with the mercury touching over 44 degrees. The heat wave across UP, Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab has intensified. And with the Met department predicting a further rise in temperatures, there seems to be no respite in sight. Delhi saw its hottest day...
  • Heat wave across North India, Met predicts more rise in temperature 20-05-2013 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: The heat wave has well swept across North India with national capital Delhi simmering at 44.6 degrees celsius on Sunday, making it the hottest day of this season. The mercury even soared to over 46 degree Celsius in some parts of the capital. Palam area recorded 46.1 degree...
  • Heat wave sweeps across North India, Delhi sizzles 19-05-2013 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Heat wave swept across Northern states as temperatures on Sunday soared past 45 degrees Celsius at several places affecting normal life in the region. Churu in Rajasthan was the hottest place in the region with temperature touching 47 deg C. The national capital recorded a high of 44...
  • Pak bans ACs to ease power crisis, issues new dress code 08-05-2013 09:48 PM

    Islamabad: Grappling with power outages across the country, the Pakistan government on Wednesday banned the use of air conditioners in its offices from May 15 and introduced a "summer dress code" for employees. Caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso decided to impose the ban in all government departments and...
  • Heat wave across North India 07-05-2013 08:32 AM

    New Delhi: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Rajasthan has been the hottest this season, with Churu recording a maximum of 45 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, Delhi also hit 44 degrees on May 5. It is not going to get much cooler either, the Met department said that this is...