Short spell of rain, snow likely in J&K, Ladakh
  • Short spell of rain, snow likely in J&K, Ladakh(10:38)

    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.

Tiger tranquilized, nylon rope around neck removed
  • Tiger tranquilized, nylon rope around neck removed(10:00)

    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.

3 rescued rhino calves released into Assam tiger reserve
  • 3 rescued rhino calves released into Assam tiger reserve(19:32)

    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.

Providing safe drinking water inescapable duty of govt: Kataria
  • Providing safe drinking water inescapable duty of govt: Kataria(15:18)

    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.

Ken-Betwa linkage project will devastate Panna Tiger Reserve: Sonia
  • Ken-Betwa linkage project will devastate Panna Tiger Reserve: Sonia(23:30)

    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.

Rhino calves rescued during floods in Kaziranga to move to Manas Tiger Reserve
Madras High Court stays appointment of former TN Chief Secy as NGT member
One-third of Antarctic ice shelf area at risk of collapse: Study
Indonesian Prez visits cyclone-hit region as toll hits 165 (Ld)
Tulips add magical colours to Kashmir's landscape as weather remains dry
Unchecked climate change could extinct species like snow leopard
  • Unchecked climate change could extinct species like snow leopard(10:36)

    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.

Indonesia floods toll climbs to 165
  • Indonesia floods toll climbs to 165(09:14)

    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.

Amid slowdown, scientists assess changes in marine life behaviour
  • Amid slowdown, scientists assess changes in marine life behaviour(08:58)

    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.

US to help India achieve 450 GW green energy goal: Kerry
  • US to help India achieve 450 GW green energy goal: Kerry(08:36)

    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.

Animals in Telangana forests flock to saucer pits to quench thirst
NZ delivers next phase of climate action
  • NZ delivers next phase of climate action(13:08)

    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.

Lufthansa converts Airbus jet into climate research aircraft
Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 138
  • Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 138(08:20)

    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.

Delhi pollution body notice to CETPs for not meeting norms
Telangana sanctions Rs 853 cr to strengthen Hyd's flood control system
Air pollution linked with worse outcomes in Covid-19
12,000 diesel autos in Gurugram to switch to e-autos
  • 12,000 diesel autos in Gurugram to switch to e-autos(18:36)

    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.

More rescue teams sent to cyclone-hit Indonesian areas
  • More rescue teams sent to cyclone-hit Indonesian areas(15:28)

    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.

Rains may have scaled down Uttarakhand forest fires
Tibetan Plateau will warm faster than expected: Study