- R&D centre for clean coal unveiled in Bengaluru(23:58)
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday opened the national centre for clean coal research and development at the Indian Institute of Science's (IISc) campus here.
- Will request NGT to allow beach shacks, says Goa CM(22:32)
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) With Goa's tourism season set to kick off just a couple of weeks later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government would plead before the National Green Tribunal for permission to set up beach shacks along the coastline.
- Delhi EV move may help save Rs 6,000 cr in fuel imports(21:22)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As part of the Delhi's draft electric vehicle (EV) policy, the city will need around 500,000 new EVs in the next five years and it will help save Rs 6,000 crore in oil and liquid natural gas imports and 4.8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
- 86 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died(19:54)
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 86 of the 147 tigers rescued from an infamous Thailand temple where they featured as a tourist attraction have died due to genetic problems, authorities said on Monday.
- Himachal government to buy back single-use plastic(18:38)
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday gave its approval to the draft policy to buy-back non-recyclable plastic wastes and single-use plastics at a minimum support price of Rs 75 per kg.
- Floods kill 33 in Thailand(17:56)
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Floods that have submerged large parts of northern Thailand for the last two weeks have killed at least 33 people, authorities said on Monday.
- Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo(17:54)
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
- SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains(17:46)
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
- 300 students stuck in floodwaters evacuated in Chittorgarh(15:28)
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Around 300 students, out of the 350 who have been stuck in their school for two days in the Ravatbhata sub-block here due to flooding after heavy rains, were evacuated safety on Monday and were being dropped to their homes, officials said here.
- 46K people affected by heavy rain in western MP (Lead)(09:26)
Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 46,000 people from Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were shifted to safer places by late Sunday even as heavy rain continued to lash the western region of Madhya Pradesh, a government spokesperson announced. The Met has forecast heavy rainfall in 10 districts, including Indore.
- Army deployed for flood relief in Kota, Jhalawar(22:08)
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The army has deputed its flood relief columns of the Sapta Shakti Command in the Kota and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan following heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday.
- Punjab govt urges farmers to shun stubble burning(18:06)
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Urging the farmers to refrain from burning paddy stubble, the Punjab government on Sunday appealed to the farmers to follow the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev in reverence of 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh guru.
- 'Strange' marsupial giants roamed ancient Australia(19:38)
Melbourne, Sep 14 (IANS) For most of the last 25 million years, eastern Australia was home to a now-extinct group of marsupials called palorchestids that had strange bodies and lifestyles unlike any living species, new research has found.
- Delhi BJP chief urges Kejriwal to reconsider odd-even scheme(19:06)
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Opposing the odd-even scheme for cars to be implemented in November, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to reconsider the move as it would cause problems for the people.
- 6 killed in Nepal landslides(17:46)
Kathmandu, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including four of a same family were killed after landslides triggered by incessant rainfall buried two houses in Nepal's Rolpa district, officials said on Saturday.
- Hybrid cars to be exempted from odd-even scheme in Delhi(20:34)
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are driving hybrid variant of cars such as Suzuki Ciaz, Honda Accord or Toyota Camry, you do not need to fret over the Delhi government's plan to implement odd-even rule to curb air pollution in the city.