Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Weather remained partially cloudy in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh on Sunday as the Meteorological (MeT) department forecast another short spell of rain and snow on Thursday and Friday.
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) More than 110 days after a tiger was spotted with a nylon rope around his neck in the Kishanpur sanctuary area, the forest officials finally managed to remove the rope from the big cat's neck.
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) Wildlife authorities on Saturday translocated and released three rhino calves into the Manas Tiger Reserve (MTR), which were rescued during floods at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) in Assam, officials said.
New Delhi, 10 April (IANS) Stressing the severity of the crisis of paucity of clean and safe drinking water across the globe, Minister of Sate for Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria has urged the BRICS Nations to learn from each other's valuable experience in handling this crisis as 2.2 billion people in the world struggle to have access to safe drinking water.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar, expressing her concern over the "devastating impact" of the Ken-Betwa river linkage project on Madhya Pradesh's Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) and urged him to not to allow it to go ahead.
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Three rhino calves, two females and one male, which were rescued two years ago during floods at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) in Assam would be trans-located to the Manas Tiger Reserve (MTR) on Saturday, officials said on Friday.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Friday stayed the appointment of former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as an expert member of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
London, April 9 (IANS) As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels to rise, new research has shown.
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday visited the East Nusa Tenggara province, where cyclone-related disasters have left at least 165 people dead and 45 others missing.
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Thousands of tulip flowers in bloom with myriad colours are adding a magical tinge these days to the already beautiful landscape around Asia's largest tulip garden situated in Srinagar city.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Many animals and plants unique to the world's most stunning natural places face extinction if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, according to a new scientific study published in the journal Biological Conservation.
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 165 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Travel and economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic have combined to put the brakes on shipping, seafloor exploration, and many other human activities in the ocean, creating a unique moment to begin a time-series study of the impacts of sound on marine life.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) US Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change John Kerry has welcomed India's ambitious goal of generating 450 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030 and said that Washington will help New Delhi achieve it by helping mobilise international funding.
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Wild animals in the forests of Telangana are flocking to saucer pits dug and filled with water by the forest authorities to quench their thirst in the scorching summer.
Wellington, April 8 (IANS) The New Zealand government on Thursday delivered on a key election commitment to tackling climate change by banning new low and medium temperature coal-fired boilers and partnering with the private sector to help it transit away from fossil fuels.
Berlin, April 8 (IANS) German flag carrier Lufthansa is converting an Airbus A350-900 into a climate research aircraft, the airline announced.
Jakarta, April 8 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 138, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued show cause notice to all 13 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) in the national capital for not adhering to prescribed standards.
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) To prevent a repeat of the mayhem wreaked on Hyderabad following unprecedentedly heavy rainfall in October last year, the Telangana government has drawn out an elaborate plan to strengthen the existing stormwater drain system in the city.
New York, April 7 (IANS) Increased level of air pollution can have detrimental effects on people suffering from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, revealed a review of multiple studies.
Gurugram, April 7 (IANS) To reduce vehicular pollution, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Wednesday launched an initiative by which nearly 12,000 diesel auto-rickshaws which are older than 10 years would be changed to e-rickshaws or e-autos.
Jakarta, April 7 (IANS) Additional rescue workers were being flown in as scores of people were still missing on Wednesday after a tropical cyclone devastated several islands in eastern Indonesia, officials said.
Dehradun, April 7 (IANS) Following scattered rainfall in Uttarakhand, forest fires across the hill state on Wednesday slowly began to scale down after creating havoc for the past one week.
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) The Tibetan Plateau, known as "the roof of the world", may warm faster than climate models have projected due to increasing greenhouse gas emissions, say researchers.