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Climate change having uneven impact on world’s arid regions

London, Nov 28 | While climate change and rising global temperatures are leading to decline in vegetation in arid regions of the world's poorest...

Sinkhole in NYC swallows SUV

New York, Nov 28 | An unoccupied small utility vehicle (SUV) fell into a giant sinkhole at a residential neighbourhood in New York City's...

Nivar affected Andhra districts receive nearly 188% excess rainfall

Amaravati, Nov 28 | Nellore, Prakasam and Rayalaseema districts in Andhra Pradesh bore the brunt of the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar in the...

India’s first wilderness park opened near Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 27 | India's first wilderness park with focus on biodiversity conservation, rewilding and a stated objective to be focused...

NotOn Map wins Nasscom award for empowering rural communities

New Delhi, Nov 27 | Sustainable tourism startup NotOnMap has won the ‘Emerge 50 Awards 2020 under the ‘Bharat Category by IT industrys apex...

1st ODI: Protesters barge into SCG holding ‘No $1B Adani Loan’...

Sydney, Nov 27 | The first ODI between Australia and India on Friday suffered a brief disruption as a group of protesters...

‘Dogged pursuit’: The four-legged bravehearts who saved Mumbai in 26/11

Mumbai, Nov 26 | Not only humans, but man's best friend also contributed in a big way to saving lives of hundreds of innocent...

Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 26 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the...

Extremely heavy rainfall expected in some parts of AP

Amaravati, Nov 26 | The Met department on Thursday forecast extremely heavy rainfall in some parts of Kurnool, Kadapa, Chittoor and Prakasam...

Second Covid wave further weakens Germany’s consumer climate: Study

Berlin, Nov 26 | The second Covid-19 wave "dealt a blow" to consumer climate in Germany and the forward-looking consumer-sentiment index fell from minus...

Manali gets more snow, Shimla awaits white covers

Shimla, Nov 26 | Even as snow eluded Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla on Thursday, the picturesque tourist town of Manali experienced more snow, the...

3 killed as cyclone Nivar wreaks havoc in TN (3rd Ld)

Chennai/Puducherry, Nov 26 | Three persons were killed and an equal number injured as the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar wreaked havoc in...

Nivar effect: 164 places receive more than 60 mm rainfall in...

Amaravati, Nov 26 | In the past 24 hours till Thursday morning, 164 places in Andhra Pradesh witnessed a rainfall of more than 60...

Nepal to announce new height of Mt Everest soon

Kathmandu, Nov 26 | Nepal is going to announce the new height of Mt Everest, the world's tallest peak, very soon. A Cabinet meeting on...

Cyclone Nivar crosses TN, Puducherry, felling trees, disrupting power supply (2nd...

Chennai/Puducherry, Nov 26 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast late night and early Thursday morning with...

Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry (Lead)

Chennai, Nov 26 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night...

Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry

Chennai, Nov 26 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night...

Cyclone Nivar starts landfall close to Puducherry (Lead)

Chennai, Nov 25 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar has begun its landfall close to the Puducherry coast and its centre will cross...

Severe thunderstorm likely soon over Andhra’s Nellore, Chittoor

Amaravati, Nov 25 | One or two places over Andhra Pradesh's Nellore and Chittoor districts in Andhra Pradesh are very likely to be pounded...

Cyclone Nivar to start landfall process close to Puducherry

Chennai, Nov 25 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar was expected to begin landfall close to Puducherry coast late on Wednesday night, the...

TN, Puducherry bracing up for very severe cyclone Nivar (2nd Lead)

Chennai, Nov 25 | The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, expected to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight, currently lay centred...

Avalanche warning issued for 12 J&K & Ladakh dists

Srinagar, Nov 25 | Authorities issued avalanche warning on Wednesday for 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories (UTs). People in...

Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar to cross TN/P’cherry coast midnight (Ld)

Chennai, Nov 25 | Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight or early hours...

Rain, snow in J&K; improvement likely from Thursday

Srinagar, Nov 25 | Intermittent light to moderate rain and snowfall is likely to continue in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as...

Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar to cross coast around midnight

Chennai, Nov 25 | Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight or early hours of...

Cyclone Nivar: Andhra CM orders state machinery to be ready

Amaravati, Nov 25 | In the light of severe cyclonic storm Nivar poised to strike Tamil Nadu and parts of his state, Andhra Pradesh...

TN geared up to meet cyclone Nivar with relief camps: CM

Chennai, Nov 25 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said that relief camps have been set up and other necessary measures...

Cyclone Nivar to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs: MHA

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Cyclone Nivar is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and...

Avalanche warning issued in J&K and Ladakh UTs

Jammu, Nov 24 | After two days of inclement weather, authorities on Monday issued avalanche warning for higher reaches of different districts in Jammu...

Energy transition must go hand in hand with ‘Just Transition’: Study

New Delhi, Nov 24 | The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST), the New Delhi-based environmental non-profit, has published the first on-ground...

Nuclear power complex in Kalpakkam geared to meet Cyclone Nivar

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Nov 24 | The atomic power complex in Kalpakkam about 70 km from here is geared up to meet Cyclone Nivar...

NGT concern over unused Rs 800Cr meant for victims of hazardous...

New Delhi, Nov 24 | The National Green Tribunal has expressed disappointment over non-utilization of more than Rs 800 crore meant towards Environment Relief...

Cyclone Nivar: Modi dials TN & Puducherry CMs, assures support

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of the...

Pilibhit Reserve gets global award for doubling tiger population

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 | The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) and the Uttar Pradesh Forest department have bagged the first-ever international award, TX2,...

EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions

Nairobi, Nov 24 | In a move that will help tackle one of the biggest and most solvable contributors to the climate crisis, major...

Heavy rains for parts of coastal AP, Rayalaseema next 5 days

Amaravati, Nov 23 | At a time when paddy farmers have started harvesting their fields in Andhra Pradesh, the Met...

Fiji vows to continue battle against climate change

Suva, Nov 23 | The island nation of Fiji on Monday vowed to continue to champion evidence-based action in leading other vulnerable nations in...

NGT dismisses plea for review of order on cigarette butts

New Delhi, Nov 23 | The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to entertain a plea seeking a review of its earlier order whereby...

Trees are lungs, 315 fell when AQI & Covid at its...

New Delhi, Nov 23 | The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the AAP government and others over a petition against an...

MP govt to set up plant for clean fuel from stubble...

Bhopal, Nov 23 | The Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a plan to set up an industrial unit producing fuel from stubble burnt by...

Australia announces national approach to koala conservation

Canberra, Nov 23 | The Australian government on Monday announced a new strategy to protect the country's iconic koalas.In a statement, Environment Minister Sussan...

Rain, snow across J&K raise night temperatures

Srinagar, Nov 23 | The minimum temperatures improved on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir as fairly widespread rain lashed the plains and snowfall started...

G20 leaders vow to safeguard planet, adopt clean energy

Riyadh, Nov 23 | The G20 leaders have emphasized the group's commitments to safeguarding the planet and adopting clean energy, according to an official...

India is exceeding Paris Agreement targets: PM Modi at G20

New Delhi, Nov 22 | India is not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets but has also been exceeding them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 22 | Following the adverse weather forecast in J&K on Monday and Tuesday, authorities on Sunday issued avalanche warning for higher reaches...

Google launches AI platform to help cities plant more trees

San Francisco, Nov 22 | As policy makers aim to plant more trees to increase shade on warming city streets globally, Google has launched Tree Canopy...

23 anti-smog guns across Delhi to combat dust pollution

New Delhi, Nov 22 | To improve the national capital's air quality, the Delhi government on Sunday said it has installed 23 anti-smog guns...

At minus 3 degrees, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar, Nov 22 | Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far on Sunday as the mercury fell to minus 3 degrees...

Delhi residents wake up to coldest Nov morning in 17 years

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Nov 22 | Delhi residents woke up on Sunday to the chilliest November morning in the last 17 years, with...

Vizag Zoo schedules bird walk series on Sunday

Visakhapatnam, Nov 21 | Visakhapatnam Zoo is organising a bird walk series on Sunday, aimed at enabling people to discover and appreciate the ornithological...

Business

Manufacturing GVA growth in Q2 ‘surprising’: SBI Report

New Delhi, Nov 28 | The manufacturing sector played a major role in narrowing down the India's GDP contraction in Q2 of FY21. An...