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Urban heat islands leading to increased vulnerable population

New Delhi, Oct 5 | A new study of more than 13,000 cities worldwide has found that the number of person-days in which inhabitants...

Govt proposes amendment to Forest Act for accelerated integration of ‘conservation...

New Delhi, Oct 4 | Land held by any agency, originally acquired for non-forest purposes before October 1980, will be exempted from seeking any...

NASA images show polluted skies set to engulf north India soon

New Delhi, Oct 4 | The clear blue skies over the national capital may go dark soon with dust and smoke as the stubble...

Heavy rain affects over 16,000 in China

Beijing, Oct 4 | Over 16,000 residents in northeast China's Liaoning province have been affected by extensive heavy rainfall that began two days ago,...

‘Massive oil spill off California coast a potential ecological disaster’

Los Angeles, Oct 4 | A massive oil spill off the Orange County coast in Southern California has prompted the closure of a 9-km...

Delhi wakes up to partly cloudy sky, rain expected

New Delhi, Oct 4 | The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a partly cloudy sky in the national capital on Monday with light...

China records highest September temperature since 1961

Beijing, Oct 2 | China's national average temperature in September was the highest since 1961, while rainfall in the country's northern part also hit...

Andhra CM flags off 2,600 garbage vans to mark Gandhi Jayanti

Vijayawada, Oct 2 | To mark Gandhi Jayanti, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday rolled out Clean Andhra Pradesh (CLAP) - its mega initiative...

Gurugram takes steps to curb air pollution

Gurugram, Oct 2 | An Action plan has been initiated to control air pollution in Gurugram. For this, deputy commissioner, Yash Garg has fixed...

Calm weather in Delhi, rain likely

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The residents of the national capital on Friday woke up to calm weather with the day to proceed under...

7 dead, 1 missing as typhoon triggered flood hits Thailand

Bangkok, Sep 30 | Heavy floods caused by tropical storm Dianmu have severely impacted almost half of Thailand's provinces with at least seven people...

Install CCTV cameras to curb illegal sand mining in Goa: Bombay...

Panaji, Sep 30 | The Bombay High Court bench in Goa on Thursday slammed the state police and administration for not doing enough to...

Panel urges NGT not to permit stone crushers in Haryana’ Mahendergarh

New Delhi, Sep 30 | The joint panel constituted by the NGT to monitor water and air pollution due to stone crushers in Mahendergarh...

No rain on Thursday in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 30 | The MeT predicted no rain on Thursday as the Southwest monsoon left the national capital, although widespread and heavy...

China’s end to overseas coal financing could free $130 bn for...

New Delhi, Sep 29 | China's pledge to end overseas coal financing will impact 44 coal plants totalling 42,220 megawatts (MW) of capacity, according...

NGT seeks status report on illegal construction in Haryana’s 2 wildlife...

New Delhi, Sep 29 | The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a fresh status report about alleged construction of a housing project within...

Five snakes rescued in Agra in one day

Agra, Sep 29 | A nearly five-foot-long Indian Rat snake has been rescued from the Agra Jail Superintendents residence inside the prison...

Electric Moves: Tata’s ‘UniEVerse’ accelerates EV adoption (IANS Exclusive)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Sep 29 | Tata Group companies collaboration to create an enabling ecosystem has accelerated EV adoption in the country with...

No rain for last 3 days, Delhi needs 4.1 mm rain...

New Delhi, Sep 29 | The national capital has witnessed a record rainfall in September this year with 18 days of light to heavy...

Tech Cos block over 11.6 mn transactions for endangered wildlife online

New Delhi, Sep 29 | Online technology companies in the 'Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online' reported removing or blocking over 11.6 million listings...

Prime focus is right to life of citizens, says SC on...

New Delhi, Sep 28 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday said its primary concern is to protect "the right to life of innocent people",...

Delhi govt to launch week-long wildlife protection programme

New Delhi, Sep 28 | The Delhi government will launch a week-long wildlife protection programme from October 2 at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary,...

Another Cyclonic Circulation waiting in the wings

New Delhi, Sep 28 | It started as a 'Low Pressure Area' (LPA) over east-central Bay of Bengal on September 24; by September 25...

Telangana declares holiday on Tuesday as heavy rains continue

Hyderabad, Sep 27 | The Telangana government has declared a holiday for all government offices, private institutions, schools and all educational institutions on Tuesday...

Gulab impact: Telangana CM takes stock of situation

Hyderabad, Sep 27 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday took stock of the situation in the state due to heavy rains...

Croatian scientists appeal for protection of Adriatic Sea

Zagreb, Sep 27 | Croatian scientists have issued a public appeal for the protection of the Adriatic Sea, stressing that this is a precondition...

Heavy rains lash coastal Andhra, ‘Gulab’ weakens into deep depression

Visakhapatnam, Sep 27 | Heavy rains lashed north coastal Andhra Pradesh under the impact of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which has weakened into a deep...

Long distance runner, record holder cyclist runs for Yamuna

Agra, Sep 27 | Ahead of the Tourism Day on Monday, Taj city's sports celebrity Pramod Kumar Katara, who holds several records for long...

As mountain springs dry up, Uttarkashi women revive traditional chal-khals

Uttarkashi, Sep 25 (101Reporters/IANS) Over the last decade, it has become increasingly hard for Sartama Devi to source water around...

India makes clean energy commitments at UN summit

New Delhi, Sep 25 | India at the first leader-level meeting on energy under the UN General Assembly in 40 years has made commitments...

Rajasthan’s sacred groves under threat from rampant green development

By Mukesh MathraniBarmer, Sep 24 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In 2002, villagers from around 10 villages in Rajasthans Barmer district were successful in...

Extreme wildfire in California prompts multiple mandatory evacuations

Los Angeles, Sep 24 | An extreme wildfire in northern California which has expanded to 1,200 acres in just 24 hours, has led to...

Gap Fund supports climate action projects in Indian cities

New Delhi, Sep 24 | The City Climate Finance Gap Fund (the Gap Fund) has approved technical assistance for 33 cities since its operational...

43 cities from Maharashtra join ‘Race to Zero’

Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 24 | Furthering its efforts of progressive climate action, Maharashtra has announced that 43 of its cities and urban clusters would...

Rich nations must deliver climate finance before COP26: Guterres

New York, Sep 23 | Demanding much bolder climate action from G20 nations, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said that developed countries...

Feast for jumbos on elephant appreciation day!

Agra, Sep 23 | A jumbo feast for the 25 royal pachyderms residing at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (ECCC)...

Thermal plants to buy 20 MT ‘parali’ to help keep air...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Among steps initiated by the government for an air pollution-free season for Delhi NCR, thermal plants would be buying...

No climate finance for hydropower: ‘Rivers for Climate’ declaration

New Delhi, Sep 23 | With less than 40 days to go for COP26, 300 organisations from 69 countries have urged the governments and...

WHO revises air quality guidelines, experts suggest India should revise its...

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday revised its more than a decade old Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs),...

W. Bengal fined Rs 2 cr to ensure quality water in...

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs two crore on the West Bengal government as...

Gurugram police to launch special drive against old vehicles

Gurugram, Sep 22 | After the Supreme Court imposed a ban on 10-year-old diesel and 15-year-old petrol vehicles in the National Capital Region (NCR)...

Transportation dominating source in 4-city data on latest emission causes

New Delhi, Sep 22 | A new study has pinpointed the estimated total emissions of PM2.5 from all sources at 77 gigagrams per year...

Last coal financier China to stop building plants overseas

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Sep 22 | Historically one of the major providers of finance to overseas coal power projects, China, in a major...

40-feet-long whale carcass washed ashore in Maha’s Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Sep 21 | The gigantic carcass of a 40-ft-long whale weighing over 30 tonnes, was found washed ashore from the Arabian Sea...

Two more India beaches get ‘Blue Flag’ tag, total now 10

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Two more beaches in India have been accorded the coveted international eco-label 'Blue Flag' - Kovalam in Tamil Nadu...

Heavy rains lash Taj city

Agra, Sep 21 | Heavy showers lashed Agra Tuesday afternoon, flooding many parts of the city. Angry citizens blame the local...

Possibility of rain in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Showers are likely to return to the national capital after a few days break. The India Meteorological Department (IMD)...

Lives not at risk due to La Palma volcano eruption: Spanish...

Madrid, Sep 21 | Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed that human lives were not at risk due to the eruption of a volcano...

Bhumi Pednekar to speak at Climate Week in NY

Mumbai, Sep 21 | Actress and climate activist Bhumi Pednekar has been invited to speak at the Climate Week in New York.Divya Sharma, India...

UK PM says COP26 ‘turning point’ for world

United Nations, Sep 21 | The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that COP26 UN Climate Change Conference is "a turning point" for...

Business

Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...