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80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste

Canberra, Oct 19 | Plastic waste accounts for more tha 80 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, A study based on...

Telangana to procure paddy through 6,545 centres

Hyderabad, Oct 18 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday said that the government will procure paddy from farmers during the ongoing...

Uttarakhand rains: Shah speaks to Dhami, assures all help

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Amid continuous heavy rains in Uttrakhand, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday spoke to Chief Minister Pushkar Singh...

Delhi to soon have over 4K e-autos on roads, registration opens

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Delhi will become the first city in the country to have the highest number of electric autos running on...

Met department predicts heavy rains from Wednesday in south TN

Chennai, Oct 18 | The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in south Tamil Nadu from Wednesday for next two to three...

Heavy rainfall lashes Delhi-NCR, temperature dips, AQI worsens

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Monday which led to a decline in temperature and...

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates to ‘poor’

New Delhi, Oct 16 | The national capital's air quality on Saturday touched the 'poor' category mark with its Air Quality Index crossing 300,...

Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines reaches 19

Manila, Oct 14 | The death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu in the Philippines has increased to 19, while 13 others remain...

SL to probe illegal shark fishing

Colombo, Oct 14 | The Sri Lankan government will launch immediate investigations into allegations of illegal shark fishing in Trincomalee.A local organisation, the Pearl...

Remo D’Souza, wife Lizelle join Suuraj Sinngh to produce digital content

Mumbai, Oct 14 | Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'Souza and his wife Lizelle D'Souza collaborate with producer Suuraj Sinngh to make digital content.The trio have come...

Repeated tremors force people to leave village in K’taka

Kalaburgi (Karnataka), Oct 13 | Panicked by repeated earthquakes, people of Gadikeshwara village in Chincholi taluk of Kalaburgi district have started leaving the area...

European lawmakers call upon nations to implement green recovery

Brussels, Oct 13 | Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, European lawmakers called upon the world to implement a green...

Climate change in Tibetan Plateau impacts livelihoods: Report

New Delhi, Oct 12 | In the run up to the Glasgow climate talks (COP26) and the ongoing UN biodiversity summit, a new report...

15 killed, 3 missing as rainstorms hit China’s Shanxi

Beijing, Oct 12 | Torrential rainstorms in China's Shanxi province have left 15 people dead and three others missing, the local government announced on...

Transport transformation critical to address climate change: UN Report

New Delhi, Oct 12 | New and emerging technologies, from electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, as well as the policy...

Centre extends date to submit suggestions on amendments to Forest Act

New Delhi, Oct 11 | Ten days after it put out a Consultation Paper on the proposed amendments in the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980,...

Higher reaches in J&K, Ladakh receive season’s first snowfall

Srinagar, Oct 11 | The higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh witnessed the season's first snowfall on Monday as the minimum temperatures...

Delhi wakes up to clear Saturday morning, AQI drops

New Delhi, Oct 9 | As the southwest monsoon has finally bid farewell to Delhi, the city woke up to a clear sky on...

Australia names Bird of the Year

Canberra, Oct 8 | After almost two weeks of daily voting and eliminations from a shortlist of 50 of Australia's most iconic and beloved...

UN summit next week for sustainable transport

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Ahead of the crucial climate change conference in Glasgow, the UN will next week raise ambition for a transport...

Mrunmayee Deshpande, Suresh Wadkar to support ‘green’ film fest

Mumbai, Oct 7 | Celebrated Marathi actress Mrunmayee Deshpande has joined veteran singer Suresh Wadkar in support of the upcoming All Living Things Environmental...

SC rules NGT has powers to take suo moto cognisance on...

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has power to take suo motu cognisance...

CPI-M slams Forest Act amendments proposed by Env ministry

New Delhi, Oct 6 | Criticizing the proposed changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said...

K’taka HC asks govt to file objections on plea against loudspeakers...

Bengaluru, Oct 6 | The Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to file objections within four weeks in connection with a petition...

‘Collective action on climate adaption ahead of COP26 needed’

New Delhi, Oct 5 | Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Tuesday said, India and Asia...

WWF to train locals as ‘Dolphin Mitras’ along river Ganga

By Nivedita KhandekarNew Delhi/Bulandshahar, Oct 5 | On the anniversary of the announcement of Gangetic Dolphin as the 'National Aquatic Animal of India', the...

Delhi govt’s Green War Room to address 10 kinds of pollution

New Delhi, Oct 5 | To address environmental issues in the national capital, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday launched an advanced...

Madras HC to hear PIL against hunting down of ‘killer’ tiger

Chennai, Oct 5 | The Madras High Court will on Tuesday hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a Chennai-based animal rights group...

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,...

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JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO

New Delhi, Oct 19 | In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant...