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Summer hammers price of eggs


Scorching heat has taken its toll on poultry too making even eggs costlier.

The price of the common man’s commodity has been on the upswing for the last few weeks and is expected to shoot up furth

AP swelters, 38 fall to heat

According to official records from the State Epidemic Cell, 38 people have died from heatstroke so far this summer.

Most of the deaths have been from coastal Andhra and a few Telangana districts. In

People throng pool as summer rages

Chennai bore the brunt of the prevailing heat wave on Saturday with the soaring summer heat lasting well into the evening and making life tough even after sunset.

While Regional Meteorological Centr

Water shortage in city takes a turn for the worse

The city’s water problem is turning acute as a large number of borewells have dried up, with experts attributing the worsening situation to the absence of rainwater harvesting (RWH) structures. Hydera

Summer, power cuts heat up city

Heat-wave-like conditions are likely in the state in a couple of days. While the maximum temperatures in the city and in some districts fell by a degree or two in the last few days, the highest temper

Convulsions target children as mercury level soars

Paediatricians in the city are having their hands full as the soaring mercury levels has brought with it a variety of ailments that mostly impact children.

Doctors are seeing an increasing number of

Heat-stress cases flood doctors in Chennai


With the mercury inching towards the 40-degree mark, city doctors are receiving cases of heat stress, especially in patients with heart disease and long-term diabetes. Even as the summer is known to s

The hottest April

Its a scorching sun out there in a clear blue sky most days, leaving Bengalureans looking for some signs of impending rain, disappointed. Monday was by far one of the hottest days with the temperatur

Frequent power cuts severely affect city’s water supply

It is a triple whammy for the city – hot summer, power cuts and water shortage. Bengaluru that had already been struggling with water crisis has been given a raw deal with frequent and long power cut

Early summer makes excise officials happy

While the mercury’s early northward march since March has led to discomfort for people in general, the excise department officials must be salivating, as liquor sales show an upward trend for the same

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