Arctic Blast: Severe cold wreaks havoc in America, New Hampshire records wind chill of minus 78 degree Celsius. world News


New Delhi: A dangerous combination of record-setting cold temperatures and powerful winds hit the northeastern United States on Saturday, causing life-threatening temperatures and the death of an infant in Massachusetts. New Hampshire’s Mount Washington recorded an overnight wind chill – a measure of how the combined effect of wind and wind feels on the skin …

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The snow storm of 1998 wreaked havoc on the forests of Montreal. Here’s how they’re doing 25 years later


A generation after the historic ice storm of 1998, experts say Montreal’s forests have bounced back because of their resilience. But experts say the storm shaped the urban jungle, left a mark on the landscape and taught the city invaluable lessons. (Sabrina Jonas/CBC) Eric Richard still remembers watching in horror as one of the biggest …

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Wrong use of one English word by BDA in lease deed created havoc: HC 


The High Court of Karnataka has quashed Bangalore Development Authority’s letter asking city-based Suchitra Cinema and Cultural Academy to return a “donation” of ₹50 lakh after statutory auditor raised objection for such a donation made while renewing the lease deed in 2010. The court said that wrong use of terminology ‘donation’ by the BDA in …

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