Delhi air quality remains in 'moderate' category
Great Barrier Reef undergoes worst mass bleaching event
  • Great Barrier Reef undergoes worst mass bleaching event(10:51)
    Canberra, April 7 (IANS) The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system located in northeast Australia, has suffered its worst mass coral bleaching in recent years, a group of scientists said on Tuesday.
Amidst lockdown, Kerala HC comes to rescue of a cat owner
Animals in Lucknow Zoo face lockdown blues
CZA asks zoos to remain on high alert
  • CZA asks zoos to remain on high alert(16:24)
    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) on Monday asked all the zoos across the country to remain on high alert and collect samples for Covid-19 testing after a tiger in the US Bronx Zoo tested postive for the novel coronavirus.
Delhi air quality turns foul as firecrackers go off during 9pm 9 min call  (Ld)
  • Delhi air quality turns foul as firecrackers go off during 9pm 9 min call (Ld)(14:03)
    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Air pollution in the national capital and its surrounding regions spiked drastically on Monday, a day after people bursted firecrackers to "challenge the darkness" as a sign of participation in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights and lighting diyas and lamps to fight against coronavirus crisis.
Delhi air quality turns foul as firecrackers go off during 9pm 9 min call
  • Delhi air quality turns foul as firecrackers go off during 9pm 9 min call(13:45)
    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Air pollution in the national capital and its surrounding regions spiked drastically on Monday, a day after people bursted firecrackers to "challenge the darkness" as a sign of participation in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights and lighting diyas and lamps to fight against coronavirus crisis.
Post firecrackers use during 9baje9minute activity, air quality deteriorates
  • Post firecrackers use during 9baje9minute activity, air quality deteriorates(10:26)
    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The air quality index in the national capital that had been good since the Lockdown21 was enforced, witnessed a marginal deterioration on Monday, said the Centre run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). It slipped from 'Good' to the 'Satisfactory' category.
Cooped up, Indians rediscover fauna out there!
  • Cooped up, Indians rediscover fauna out there!(15:26)
    By Quaid Najmi
    Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Locked in since the midnight of March 24 due to the coronavirus scare, people across India have rediscovered an array of fauna they have been living amid all the hustle and bustle of city life without perhaps even realising.
Two wild elephants rescued in Kerala
  • Two wild elephants rescued in Kerala(12:10)
    Wayanad (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) A group of forest officials on Sunday morning toiled for over 3 hours to rescue two wild elephants which had accidentally fallen into a pond in a private estate at Meppadi near here.
Delhi AQI continues to be satisfactory
  • Delhi AQI continues to be satisfactory(10:44)
    New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The national capital continues to enjoy a better quality of air with the AQI recorded under the 'satisfactory' category at 82.
Covid-19 clarity: Now see mighty Dhauladhars from Punjab plains
For a change, Yamuna flows cleaner and full
IAF choppers to fight Karnataka forest fires: Minister
'Na Corona Karo' song creates ripples on social media
  • 'Na Corona Karo' song creates ripples on social media(14:43)
    New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A song to make people aware about new coronavirus by Pune-based classical khayal vocalist Sandeep Ranade has mesmerized celebrities e from Oscar winning musician AR Rahman to Padma Vibhushan awardee Pandit Jasraj e and social media users alike.
Climate action not on hold amid COVID-19, say experts
  • Climate action not on hold amid COVID-19, say experts(12:11)
    BY VISHAL GULATI
    New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the UN climate body and the UK government announcing to defer the crucial climate negotiations, known as the COP26, for a year amid the coronavirus pandemic, climate experts on Thursday said the delay does not mean a postponement of climate action.
Hyderabad Zoo sees birth of big cats during lockdown
  • Hyderabad Zoo sees birth of big cats during lockdown(21:04)
    Hyderabad, April 1 (IANS) Though shutdown for more than 10 days due to coronavirus-fueled nation-wide lockdown, Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park brought some cheers to animals lovers with the increase in big cat population.
NDMC deploys staff to maintain greenery amid lockdown
Tiger attack claims 4th victim in UP's Pilibhit reserve
Leopard strays into Chandigarh, rescued after 5 hours (Ld)
Leopard spotted in Chandigarh amid lockdown
  • Leopard spotted in Chandigarh amid lockdown(12:00)
    Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) With the prevailing eerie silence in Chandigarh owing to the curfew to limit the spread of coronavirus, a leopard from the nearby Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary entered the city in the wee hours of Monday and was spotted in a plush Sector 5 residential area, police said.
AQI 'satisfactory' in Delhi; clear sky
Delhi breathes easy as air quality improves
  • Delhi breathes easy as air quality improves(16:17)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak has emerged as a silver lining with a drastic improvement in quality of air in the national capital.
New framework to identify best trees to curb air pollution