Food India: Six recipes to beat the heat
DTE brings you some recipes from our foodbook; they are soothing for the summers, high on nutrition, even medicinal. Here's wishing you …
Pre-summer rains: How the charm of Chandigarh endures
Every year, the ‘City Beautiful’ located between the Siwaliks and the Indus Plain, plays host to a game between heat, cold, dust and …
Amid COVID-19, doubts raised over hosting of Tokyo Summer Olympics
The Tokyo Summer Olympics are scheduled to be held from July 24, 2020
'The Olympic Charter contradicts many indigenous physical activities'
Down To Earth speaks to Christian Wacker, president, International Society of Olympic Historians, about indigenous people at the Olympics
What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains
It brings the longest day and shortest night of the year for the 88 per cent of Earth’s people who live in the Northern Hemisphere
What is COVID-19 signaling about building design for healthy living?
The possibility that our air-conditioned and cooled living spaces may make coronavirus comfortable and spread needs to be well understood to spur …
Heatwave: Passing phase or a natural calamity?
It is time heatwaves are treated as a natural calamity and some form of compensation system is devised while investing more in creating more …
What’s next after monsoon's arrival in Kerala
The progress of this year’s monsoon is likely to be delayed in some parts of India
What would the ancient Greeks think of an Olympics with no fans?
In many ways, they’d view the prospect as absurd
What happens to your body in a heatstroke?
Here are all the symptoms to help you identify a heatstroke if you or anyone around you has one and what should you do to treat it
The Tokyo Games prove that the Olympics are less relevant than ever
Our world is on fire, a pandemic rages on and the rich keep getting richer. In such a context, how can the Tokyo Olympics be anything other than …
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With low water reserves, a blistering Indian summer
The water levels in Indian reservoirs are at levels lower than they have been in nearly a decade, and as the summer approaches, it looks like it …
Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi among the states bracing for hotter summer this year
Normal heat wave-like conditions will prevail over the country’s core heat wave zone, which includes northern and central India
The Mediterranean is warming three times more than the oceans: Study
The warming is twice as fast in inland and high areas
Summer commences in India, impact on COVID-19 unclear as of now
More data expected in next 2 weeks, especially on the virus, humidity and ultra-violet radiation
Scientists evaluate ups and downs in 2019 summer monsoon
Weakening of El Niño and favourable Equatorial Indian Ocean Oscillation led to increase of monsoon rains, says an IISc professor
Northern Hemisphere just recorded its hottest summer
The five warmest summers ever recorded have occurred in the past five years
Pakistan’s mountain communities brace for flash floods
Early warning systems and better weather forecasting have become a matter of life and death for communities facing more frequent and intense …
Pakistani city may have experienced “highest-ever” April temperature measured on Earth
Nawabshah, in Sindh, registered a sweltering 50.2 degree Celsius on April 30
Take note: there is 44% probability of below-normal monsoon this year
Although IMD predicts normal rain in 2018, there is 44 per cent probability of deficient or below normal monsoon
Tokyo’s gamble with its Olympic architecture needs to be appreciated: Part 2
This second of a two-part series examines the environmental benefits of reusing of old buildings as the games venues rather than constructing new
IMD predicts summer warmer than usual
March has been extremely wet
Cool roofs: episode 3 New Vastu with Ashok B Lall
Top floors can be excruciating during the Indian summers. But there are ways to stay comfortable on top floor houses. Ashok B Lall gives his tips …