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Monsoon enters Karnataka with widespread rain

Bengaluru, June 5 | The much awaited Southwest Monsoon entered Karnataka with widespread rain in coastal and central regions of the southern state, an...

World Environment Day: Modi urges to preserve planet’s biodiversity

New Delhi, June 5 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to preserve the planet's biodiversity on the occasion of World Environment...

M’rashtra cyclone kills 6, Raigad bears the brunt

Mumbai, June 4 | The trail of devastation left by cyclone Nisarga - which claimed 6 lives - was spread across nearly one-third of...

Cops looking for 3 over killing of pregnant Kerala elephant

Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that a joint probe by forest and police officials to track down...

CRPF to plant 22 lakh saplings on World Environment Day

New Delhi, June 4 | The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will plant 22 lakh saplings to augment the country's green canopy on the...

6.8-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

Jakarta, June 4 | An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's North Maluku province on Thursday, but did not trigger a...

Wildlife poaching doubles during COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi, June 4 | Poaching incidents for consumption and local trade have more than doubled during the lockdown period, according to a recent...

Dozens of endangered turtles hatch on Galapagos Islands

Quito, June 4 | Dozens of the endangered green sea turtles began their journey to the ocean after hatching in nesting sites on...

Clean tech could cut fossil fuel profits by 2/3: Carbon Tracker

New Delhi, June 4 | A new international report on Thursday showed how falling demand and rising investment risk is likely to slash the...

Earthquake of magnitude 3.2 hits Delhi, NCR

New Delhi, June 3 | Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR with low intensity shocks were experienced across the region. The centre of the tremor...

Prakash Javadekar seeks report on elephant death in Kerala

New Delhi, June 3 | Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has sought a report on the death of an elephant as it got injured after...

1 killed in Maha as Cyclone Nisarga whirls past Mumbai

Mumbai, June 3 | One person was killed in Maharashtra's Raigad district and at least 7 others injured in Mumbai as Cyclone Nisarga...

Bengal to plant 5cr mangrove trees in Sundarbans: CM

Kolkata, June 3 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the state government will plant 5 crore mangrove trees in...

Nisarga may have passed Goa coast: CM

Panaji, June 3 | Cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' may have already moved away from the seas off the Goa's coastline, but government departments are...

Cyclone Nisarga’s Maha landfall full of fury

By QUAID NAJMIMumbai/Raigad, June 3 | After a wait of 72 hours, Cyclone Nisarga made a thumping landfall at Shriwardhan-Dive Agar in Raigad district,...

New Microsoft programme to empower agritech startups in India

New Delhi, June 3 | Microsoft on Wednesday launched a new programme to help agritech startups in India build industry-specific solutions, scale and grow...

LG Polymers has absolute liability for loss of life: NGT

New Delhi, June 3 | The National Green Tribunal (NGT) said on Wednesday that LG Polymers has absolute liability for the loss of life...

Nisarga: Evacuation work nearly complete, 43 NDRF teams on spot

New Delhi, June 3 | With landfall process of Cyclone 'Nisarga' afoot and expected to continue for at least three hours hitting coastal districts...

Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ makes landfall near Maharashtra’s Raigad district

New Delhi, June 3 | The landfall process of Cyclone 'Nisarga' has begun and will continue for three hours, the India Meteorological Department...

Kerala to track down mastermind behind death of pregnant elephant

Palakkad ( Kerala) June 3 | The Kerala Forest department has launched a 'manhunt' for those responsible for the death of a 15-year-old pregnant...

‘Nisarga’ may hit Maha coast by afternoon, flights curtailed (Ld)

Mumbai, June 3 | Maharashtra braced for the onslaught of the Cyclone 'Nisarga' currently hovering around 175 kms from south-southwest of Mumbai --...

‘Nisarga’ may hit Maha coast by afternoon, flights curtailed

Mumbai, June 3 | Maharashtra braced for the onslaught of the Cyclone 'Nisarga' currently hovering around 190 km south-southwest of Mumbai -- which...

Geared up to tackle ‘Nisarg’ with zero casualty aim: Gujarat Relief...

Gandhinagar, June 2 | Cyclonic storm 'Nisarg' is likely to hit the state on or after June 3 with winds expected to gush up...

21 killed, seven injured in three Assam landslides (Lead)

Silchar (Assam), June 2 | At least 21 people, including three children and 10 women, were killed in three separate landslides in southern Assam...

‘Nisarga’ heads towards Maharashtra, concerns at vital installations (2nd Lead)

Mumbai, June 2 | As Cyclone 'Nisarga' whirls towards Maharashtra at a steady pace, concerns have been expressed about the nuclear and chemical plants...

Nisarga’s landfall to be rare-of-the-rarest event: Experts

New Delhi, June 2 | As the storm brewing in the Arabian Sea intensified into a tropical cyclone Nisarga on Tuesday morning, many experts...

34 NDRF teams deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat: DG

New Delhi, June 2 | Thirty-four National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed as the cyclone Nisarga brewing in the Arabina Sea...

Nisarga swirls towards Maharashtra, concerns at nuclear, chemical units (LEAD)

Mumbai, June 2 | As the Cyclone Nisarga whirls towards Maharashtra at a steady pace, concerns have been expressed, here on Tuesday, about the...

Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ to make landfall near Alibag in M’rashtra

New Delhi, June 2 | The deep depression in the Arabian Sea strengthened into a cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' on Tuesday morning and will make...

Besides Corona, Maha braces to confront Cyclone ‘Nisarga’

Mumbai, June 2 | The Maharashtra government has implemented stringent measures along the coastal Konkan region along with Mumbai to combat the approaching super...

Dust control rules soon to improve air quality: Javadekar

New Delhi, June 1 | Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that his ministry was coming up with the rules for implementation...

Assam flood situation improves, 9 dead

Guwahati, June 1 | Even as the flood situation largely improved in Assam, at least nine people have died since last week in the...

Shah holds meet over cyclone brewing in Arabian Sea

New Delhi, June 1 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting to take stock of the situation and preparedness to...

Maha will be most affected by Cyclone ‘Nisarga’, warns IMD

New Delhi, June 1 | Cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, more than Gujarat and other neighbouring states,...

Monsoon to be ‘normal’: IMD pegs rains at 102% of average...

New Delhi, June 1 | The India Meteorological Department (IMD), here on Monday, reiterated that the country would receive normal monsoon in June-September and...

Swimming banned off Goa beaches for 48 hours

Panaji, June 1 | In view of the heavy pre-monsoon showers expected over the next 48 hours, swimming in Goa seas, is off-limits, a...

Southwest monsoon has arrived: IMD

New Delhi, June 1 | The Southwest monsoon arrived in India on Monday with heavy rainfall over several places in Kerala, marking the commencement...

Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ to cross Maha, Gujarat coasts in 2 days

New Delhi, June 1 | The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that the depression in the Arabian Sea is slated to further...

IMD to release second monsoon forecast on June 1

New Delhi, May 31 | The India Meteorological Department is slated to issue the second stage Long Range Forecast (LRF) for South-West Monsoon Season...

Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan escape unharmed in honey bee attack

Hyderabad, May 31 | Popular actor Chiranjeevi, his actor son Ram Charan, daughter-in-law Upasana Konidela and other family members were attacked by a swarm...

Low intensity tremors indicate major earthquake could hit Delhi

New Delhi, May 31 | Ten low to moderate intensity tremors, shaking Delhi-NCR in the span of one and a half month indicate that...

Yediyurappa asks B’luru officials to be ready for monsoon

Bengaluru, May 31 | Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa convened a meeting of ministers and officials to begin precautionary measures to face...

Gusty wind damages trees, minor structures in Taj Mahal

Agra, May 31 | Gusty wind with heavy showers that lashed Agra Friday evening left behind a trail of destruction in the city. Some...

Locusts may have changed direction but Bihar on alert against attack

Patna, May 30 | The Bihar government is geared up about the possibility of locust attacks in the state. Squads have been set up...

B’luru civic body gets tough on Swiggy over faulty waste disposal

Bengaluru, May 29 | City civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has levied a fine of Rs 50,000 on food delivery startup Swiggy...

Restored Chilika Lake benefitted over 2 lakh fishermen: IIT-M

Chennai, May 29 | The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Friday said its researchers undertook a major restoration project at the famous...

Is Thar, the new home of Indian leopard

By Archana SharmaJaipur, May 29 | Leopards are now looking for new habitats, places where they were never seen before, this search for...

Shifting UN summit makes sense, but nations vow ‘clean resilient recovery’

By Vishal GulatiNew Delhi, May 29 | With Britain announcing new dates the already deferred crucial climate UN talks, known as the COP26, until...

Aus zoo keeper mauled by lion, critical

Sydney, May 29 | An Australian zookeeper has sustained critical injuries to her head and neck after being mauled by a lion at a...

Business

India witnesses 6 times growth in IoT patents, healthcare leads: Nasscom

New Delhi, June 5 | There has been six times growth in Internet of Things (IoT) patents in India over the last five years...