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Tropical Depression Nilam Blankets Southern India Seen By NASA
2012-11-02 06:50:41

After Tropical Cyclone Nilam made landfall in southeastern India NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead and saw the storm's clouds blanket the entire southern portion of the country from Chennai southward.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

HYDERABAD: The state is reeling under acute power shortage and is desperately looking towards the sky to bail it out. With rains playing truant in the state as well as in the catchment areas in Karnataka, Srisailam reservoir, which is the main source of hydel power, has not received any inflows.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.