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| 19 January, 2021, 10:58 PM IST | E-Paper

    Delhi's peak power demand crosses 6,000 MW-mark for first time this summer

    The peak demand crossed the 6,000 MW-mark the previous night for the first time this season and reached 6,193 MW at 10:43 PM, discom officials said. It was 6,214 MW at 3.27 PM on Friday, they said.

    Delhi's summer of discontent: Anger, killings over water

    Monsoon rains forecast for this week in Delhi will signal an end to the summer, but India faces the worst long-term water crisis in its history

    Delhi school boy breaks six high jump records in 2014

    At the 30th Junior Nationals in Vijawada, Tejaswin Shankar, a student of Sardar Patel School, was among the few athletes who won a gold medal for Delhi.

    King's College London launches first Summer School in Delhi

    One of Britain's leading universities, King's College London, has opened its first international Summer School in Delhi.

    Here’s how you win the consumer’s trust

    Changing customer priorities and journeys create new opportunities for marketers to engage with consumers and win back their trust.

    Vishal Gupta takes a break from the corner office to play tennis with Bharat Puri, Patrik Antoni

    After long hours in the boardroom, a good game of tennis is what the CEO of Momspresso, looks forward to.

    Power cuts get longer as summer sets in

    One of the key factors contributing to the situation is private power plants running out of steam just when summer demand is growing, leaving a big gap on the supply side.

    Flip Side: DBS Bank CEO Piyush Gupta says he is an accidental banker

    I am inspired by Singapore. They got a 400 sq km rock, and with no resources, water, energy... made it a first world nation just through creativity, grit & relentless execution, said Gupta.

    Heatwave likely in north, central India

    The maximum temperature in Delhi is already 7 degrees above normal at 37 degrees, in line with the IMD’s forecast of a searing summer.

    Summer-crop planting across India is 12% higher than it was last year

    The weather office on Friday said that the southwest Monsoon was likely to cover some more parts of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and the Northeast during the next 2-3 days.

    Heatwave likely to delay planting of summer crops

    Farmers in Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan will start planting of cotton by May and paddy nursery by June. In MP, soybean cultivation will begin after the monsoon sets in.

    Air India notice to subsidiary's CEO seeks explanation for faulty aircraft

    Government owned airline issued show cause notice to CEO of its engineering subsidiary over large number of faulty aircraft and delays by snags.

    Delhi government warns power distribution companies against load shedding in summers

    Discoms estimate Delhi's summer demand reach around 6500 MW this summer. At other times, it is almost half of that quantity.

    Want bouncy tresses and flawless skin? Follow these tricks for a smooth summer

    Summer is the season to let go of elaborate affairs and embrace the easy and natural look.

    Summer rice output seen down 6.5%: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar

    Summer-sown rice output in the new season that began in July is expected to be 85.59 million tonnes, Sharad Pawar said, down 6.5% from the previous season.

    Delhi's air toxic in summer too: Reports

    The System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research, reports the daily average PM2.5 levels going up from 80 micrograms per cubic metre to 163.

    Climate shift: Hill stations not ‘cool’ anymore

    Call it the effects of global warming with the cool climes in the hills now giving way to unusually hot weather conditions. Tourists are flocking further to the upper reaches in the hope of escaping the sizzling heat.

    Bottled water: Kinley closes in on Bisleri’s retail share

    Ramesh Chauhan's and Coca-Cola’s Kinley are neck-and-neck in the Rs 1,200-1,500-cr retail packaged water segment.

    Textile with a twist: Fabric that makes you feel fresh despite sweat

    IIT Delhi's SMITA (Smart Materials and Innovative Textile Applications) research lab has developed a nano-science.

    CWG scam: The rise & fall of Suresh Kalmadi

    The man who rubbed shoulders with heads of states and declared his desire to organise the Olympics, just six months ago, must now spend the frightening Delhi summer in a prison.

    Companies need to evolve beyond CSR, speak for the good of all citizens and for democratic values

    Business leaders have a duty to promote the welfare of all citizens, to democratic & egalitarian values and to the country.

    ET's weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors

    ET's weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours.

    A Happening Summer in Kashmir

    Heavy turnout in civic polls and the bid within the Hurriyat to face the facts point to positive trends.

    Heat is on: Three tigers fall prey

    Three more tigers have been killed this May by bullets, iron trap and poison - one each in Bihar, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.

    Traversing India in quest of water

    Summers make water, particularly its scarcity, a fiery issue in urban life. But a young man has made it more than that: He has made water his mission.

    Bean there, done that

    Brazilian food isn’t at all like Goan food, despite the Portuguese connection

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