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New Zealand Parliament to install solar panes

Wellington, Sep 25 | In an effort to cut carbon emissions, the New Zealand Parliament will install solar panels and improve energy efficiency, Minister...

Tiger carcass found near Pilibhit Reserve

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 25 | A carcass of an adult male tiger was fished out from Hardoi feeder canal near Dandaul bridge by...

Stranded whales in Australia to be euthanised

Canberra, Sep 24 | Several pilot whales currently stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania will be euthanised as they cannot be saved,...

Carbon capture needs global momentum: IEA

New Delhi, Sep 24 | After years of slow progress, technologies to capture carbon emissions and store or reuse them were gaining momentum, a...

California’s Yosemite National Park to reopen

Los Angeles, Sep 24 | The Yosemite National Park in California will reopen on Friday with limited visitor services, according to an official announcement.In...

Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister

Panaji, Sep 23 | The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's...

Heavy rain cuts off Bengal-Sikkim highway after landslides

Kolkata, Sep 23 | Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that...

Mumbai paralysed mid-week, clobbered with 36 cm rain (Ld)

Mumbai, Sep 23 | As Mumbai slept, heavy rains clobbered the city and surroundings all night, seriously disrupting...

Arctic gets greener due to rising temperature

Washington, Sep 23 | Parts of the Arctic region have become greener due to increased plant growth stimulated by warmer air and soil temperatures,...

Torrential rains paralyse Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 23 | Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic,...

Quake hits Assam, no damage reported

Guwahati, Sep 22 | A moderate quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook western Assam's Barpeta district early on Tuesday, causing panic among...

Delhi Zoo celebrates World Rhino Day

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The National Zoological Park, New Delhi, celebrated World Rhino Day on Tuesday by creating awareness about the...

Jumbo buffet organised on Elephant Appreciation Day

Agra, Sep 22 | The annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Tuesday was observed with a grand buffet for the pachyderms at the...

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded whales in Australia

Canberra, Sep 22 | Rescuers are racing against time to save 270 stranded pilot whales off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about...

Disaster declaration issued in Texas ahead of storm

Houston, Sep 22 | Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the state's 29 counties in response to tropical storm Beta...

PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths

Jaipur, Sep 21 | After the recent deaths of four elephants who were used for tourist rides in Jaipur, the India chapter of People...

22 Thai provinces hit hard by flash floods

Bangkok, Sep 21 | Twenty-two provinces in Thailand have been severely affected by flash floods after tropical storm Noul made landfall in the country,...

Flash Flood Watch issued in Houston

Houston, Sep 21 | The US National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area in Texas until through Tuesday...

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila, Sep 21 | An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.The...

Heavy rains lash Karnataka’s temple town Udupi

Udupi, Sep 20 | Heavy rains and gusty winds lashed Karnataka's temple town Udupi, flooding low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, an official said...

Tropical storm warning issued for Texas

Houston, Sep 20 | As tropical storm Beta was approaching the US Gulf Coast at an accelerated speed, voluntary evacuation orders and a storm...

Thunderstorms, lightning forecast for Andhra

Amaravati, Sep 19 | The MeT on Saturday forecast thunderstorms with lightning at isolated places in Andhra Pradesh over the next three days."Thunderstorm along...

Tropical storm Noul makes landfall in Thailand

Bangkok, Sep 18 | The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) on Friday issued a warning to 24 provinces to brace for flooding as tropical storm...

Yosemite closes due to wildfire smoke, hazardous air quality

Washington, Sep 18 | The Yosemite National Park, one of the most visited in the US, on has closed to all visitors and vehicular...

Crocodile spotted in Hyderabad’s Musi river

Hyderabad, Sep 18 | A crocodile was spotted on the bed of Musi river on Thursday, sending panic in Puranapul and surrounding areas in...

Bolivia declares national emergency over forest fires

La Paz, Sep 17 | Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez has declared a national emergency after forest fires scorched more than half a million...

Hurricane Sally weakens storm after landfall in Alabama

Washington, Sep 17 | Hurricane Sally has weakened into a Category 1 storm after making landfall in the US state of Alabama, the National...

Sao Paolo forest fires up 109% in 2020

Sao Paulo, Sep 17 | The number of forest fires in Brazil's Sao Paulo state increased by 109 per cent so far this year...

California sees 7,860 wildfires, 3.4 mln acres burned this year

San Francisco, Sep 17 | US California has suffered 7,860 wildfires, which have burned more than 3.4 million acres (about 13,759 sq km) this...

Special postal cover to mark Ozone day unveiled in B’luru

Bengaluru, Sep 16 | The state-run postal department on Wednesday released a special cover to mark 'World Ozone Day 2020' at a function...

UN report outlines eight major transitions to save planet

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Despite encouraging progress in several areas, the natural world is suffering badly and getting worse. Eight transformative changes are,...

Vulture-killing drug still being sold in India: Researchers

New Delhi, Sep 16 | More than a decade after being banned, a vulture-toxic drug is still being prescribed in pharmacies across India, according...

No cruelty in animal husbandry procedures in Delhi, govt to HC

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The Delhi government has told the Delhi High Court that no cruelty is involved in animal husbandry procedures in...

Facebook aims net zero emission for entire value chain by 2030

San Francisco, Sep 15 | Facebook has said that apart from reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions by 75 per cent this year, it will...

Hurricane Sally strengthens ahead of landfall in US

Washington, Sep 15 | Tropical storm Sally has strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane as it is moving over the waters of the Gulf...

Closure of zoo due to Corona brings relief for animals

By Mohammad Suaib KhanNew Delhi, Sep 15 | Amid restrictions for visitors to the Zoo in Delhi due to coronavirus pandemic spread, the animals...

Demoiselle cranes: It takes an Indian village to protect ‘young ladies’

By Mrityunjoy Kumar JhaJodhpur, Sep 14 | Come September and the residents of Keechan, a tiny village near Phalodi town of...

10 people killed in US Oregon wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | Authorities confirmed that 10 people were killed, at least a dozen unaccounted for and hundreds reeling from lost homes...

Around 19 killed, 3.2 mln acres burned in California wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | There have been at least 19 people killed in the past month, 3.2 million acres (about 12,950 square km)...

Over 3-month-long Assam oil well fire, gas leakage largely tamed: Officials

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, Sep 13 | The raging oil well fire in Assam which continued for more than three months has been largely controlled...

9 killed, 22 missing in Nepal landslides

Kathmandu, Sep 13 | At least nine people were killed and 22 reported missing in two separate landslides in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday,...

Property damage due to rains in S.Korea estimated at $842mn

Seoul, Sep 13 | Torrential rains that lashed South Korea from late July to early August have caused property damage estimated at over 1...

Death toll from rains, floods in Pak reach 310

Islamabad, Sep 13 | The death toll due to the recent torrential rains and subsequent floods across Pakistan has increased to 310, while 239...

Covid-19 fears casts shadow on Jamboo Savari

Bengaluru, Sep 13 | Even as Karnataka grapples with rising Covid-19 cases, the state government has decided to organise Dassara as a low-key affair....

Student adopts tiger at Hyderabad Zoo on birthday

Hyderabad, Sep 12 | A 12-year-old student has adopted a tiger at Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) here for three months by spending his birthday...

Delhi: ‘Light rainfall’ from Monday to bring respite from heat

New Delhi, Sep 12 | After a brief interlude, the national capital is again going to witness cloudy sky on the weekend and light...

Oregon wildfires burn over 1mn acres

Portland, Sep 12 | Massive wildfires in Oregon have scorched over 1 million acres of land, while first responders were trying to locate dozens...

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Sep 12 | An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Japan's Miyagi prefecture on Saturday, officials said, adding that no tsunami...

Huge wildfire on Turkey-Syria border brought under control

Ankara, Sep 11 | A massive wildfire affecting more than 150 hectares of land in Turkey's Samandag and Antakya districts near the country's border...

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Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 | As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...