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cyclone nanauk and delay of monsoon

The reason for delayed monsoon

Usual trend is that monsoon sets in Kerala by first June every year. After that the moisture containing clouds begin moving upwards covering the entire Indian subcontinent. The onset of monsoon is due to the fact that land heats up causing low pressure region over

Rainfall prediction 2013

2013 Rainfall predictions for India

Last year we saw the effect of El Nino creating cold weather conditions for India, on the other hand it also caused very less rainfall in India. Due to the severely low rainfall, drought like conditions can be seen across the country side. Due to

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Send Free SMS with Google!

Yes, you heard it right, you can send free SMS to your contacts from the GMail inbox. Google has made this service available to Indian users in 1st week of October this year and users are able to send free SMS to their contacts in

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Water, the drops of life

As one of the saying goes, we cannot realize the value of something when we have it plentiful. We tend to take things for granted when we have them with us, but when it is taken away from us, we realize it’s true value. Same

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Coppersmith barbet spotted in Mumbai

What a surprise! I was able to spot a coppersmith barbet in Mumbai, that too in a very crowded area like Dadar. Dadar is currently experiencing a lot of redevelopment of land. New tall buildings are being constructed everyday and the number of trees have

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Flamingoes at Sewri

I gave Sewri mudflats a visit recently, to check out the migrating flamingoes arriving over there. Apart from Flamingoes, there were other birds such as wades, the great egrets, sea gulls and most vibrant; the kingfisher. Lets get to the images straight away! Flamingos will

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Lunar Eclipse Dec 10, 2011

Here are some of the pictures of the Lunar Eclipse that occurred on December 10, 2011. The moon had already entered the umbra of the earth’s shadow when it rose above the horizon in Mumbai.  

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MTNL Triband 2Mbps on Sunday

MTNL has unofficially launched a new scheme of giving its customers 2Mbps bandwidth on sundays. If you are on a plan which has bandwidth below 2Mbps, then you are going to get full 2Mbps download bandwidth on Sundays. Unfortunately there is not such scheme for